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Donors help dancers take the stage when pandemic ends

Posted on Jan 18, 2021, by

Makaroff School of Ballet dancers are ready to perform in 2021 when it’s safe. By Jennifer Van Elzen, Vice President, Makaroff Youth Ballet Makaroff would like to thank all our generous donors and we especially want to thank the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. Since the beginning of COVID-19 we have received several […]

Keep the Curtain Open for Performing Arts Groups

Posted on Oct 12, 2020, by

One of the many performing arts organizations in the Fox Valley Region, the Appleton Boychoir, gives boys the opportunity to forge friendships and share in the camaraderie of bringing music into the community and all over the world. By Fox Arts Network members Like so many businesses, the performing arts industry is at a standstill. […]

Life-long learning through orchestra and ballet

Posted on Jan 31, 2020, by

Appleton and Shawano school district students in grades 1 through 3 were treated to the Makaroff Youth Ballet’s performance of“Peter and The Wolf” at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Wednesday. Not many 6-year-olds can say they’ve watched a ballet or listened to a symphony orchestra perform, but Wednesday youngsters in our area did both. […]

Birds of a feather: Costume helps Makaroff Youth Ballet soar

Posted on Sep 24, 2019, by

By Katy Hopp, executive director of Makaroff Youth Ballet Behind the scenes of every great stage performance is the work to bring the production to life through outstanding costumes. This past May, Makaroff Youth Ballet dancers practiced for over 72 hours to prepare for Prokofiev’s classical tale of “Peter and the Wolf.” In January of […]

Grant helps share classical ballet with the Fox Cities

Posted on May 14, 2019, by

The Makaroff Youth Ballet performs the beloved musical fairy tale “Peter and the Wolf” on May 17 and 18 at UW-Fox Valley James W. Perry Hall, thanks to a $24,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation. The grant enabled Makaroff to collaborate with the Appleton Area School District and Fox Valley […]

Community Foundation awards 5 new Bright Idea Fund grants

Posted on Dec 26, 2018, by

By Carolyn Desrosiers, Community Engagement Manager The Community Foundation’s Bright Idea Fund has awarded five new grants to nonprofit organizations striving to improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. This fund combines dollars from endowments established by generous donors to address ever-changing community needs in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca and Shawano counties and […]