2010

Organizational History

Uncommon Fun:  Jumping into Wisconsin Women’s History.  Performances and Workshops by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett; directed by Jody Reiss, with costumes by Terri Lynn Alexander.  Consultant Professor Nikki Mandell.  Sponsored by the Wisconsin Women’s Network, with funds from the Wisconsin Humanities Council and the Madison Rotary Foundation.  Shorewood, Lincoln and Emerson Elementary Schools.  Madison, Wisconsin.

Making Mentors for the Bully Free Zone.  Arts Residency.  Coordinated by Donna Peckett, Danielle Dresden.  Guest artist Fabu Mogaka.  Funded by American Girl’s Fund for Children; Wisconsin Arts Board; Hamilton Middle School PTO; Wisconsin AODA Mini-Grant Madison, Wisconsin.

“Mangia Mangia.” Reiter Center for the Arts, Three Lakes, Wisconsin.

“Help Wanted: The Search for Security, True Love or at Least a Decent Part-Time Job.” (25th Anniversary Performances.  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater and the Stoughton Village Players Theatre.  Written by Danielle Dresden; directed by Peggy Rosin; music and voice-overs by Dave Adler; choreography by Donna Peckett; set design by Michael Duffy; costumes by Donna Breslin; light design by Patricia Micetic; technical directors, Gabe Reiss and Tyler Falco Schott; Administrative assistant, Paul Konz.  Promotion, Serkosky Creative Services.  Funded, in party, by the Wisconsin Arts Board; the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission; Mazess Pass-Through Fund of the Madison Community Foundation.

 “The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  New Berlin, Wisconsin.

Technology & Arts Workshops.  Conducted by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden.  University of Wisconsin Education Outreach and Partnerships.

College for Kids.  Workshops on food, family and cultural connections.  Conducted by Donna Peckett.  University of Wisconsin Education Outreach and Partnerships.

Prism: A Summer Arts Program.   Photography, creative writing and stage movement workshops conducted by Nicole Cooke, Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett.  Westminster Presbyterian Church.  A program offered by TAPIT/new works. Madison, Wisconsin.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Lester Public Library and Pittsville Library.  Wisconsin.

Kaleidoscope: A Summer Arts Program.  Visual art, music, drama and dance workshops.  Facilitated by Sue Moberly, Leanne Wesselhoft, Donna Peckett, Grace O’Meara, Lauren Downs. Westminster Presbyterian Church.  A program offered by TAPIT/new works.  Madison, Wisconsin.

Bubbles: A Summer Arts Program.  Visualart and movement workshops.  Conducted by Sue Moberly and Donna Peckett.  TAPIT/new works.  Madison, Wisconsin.

Tap Workshop and Jump Rhythm Jazz Technique Master Classes.  Taught by rhythm dancer, Jeannie Hill.         

Bullying: The Workshops.  Hands on “bullying prevention” workshops developed and conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett at 35 Madison and Dane County schools.  Supported, in part, by the Wisconsin Arts Board; Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission; The Cremer Foundation; Alliant Energy Foundation; New Harvest Foundation, Inc.; Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund; Mazess Maximum Giving Fund of the Madison Community Foundation.

TAPIT/new works awarded the 2010 Lynne Watrous Eich Vision and Innovation Award for arts  programming.

Danielle Dresden awarded a Wisconsin Arts Board Literary Arts Fellowship.

“The Food Connection: A BB Broccoli & Sweet Potato Adventure.”   Written by Danielle Dresden; directed by Sarah Whelan; music and voice-overs by Dave Adler; choreography by Donna Peckett; set by Mary Saecker; costumes by Rebecca Sites.  Performed by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden. Showcase performance, TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.  Lapham Elementary School.  Supported, in part, by the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission.