Stanford University

For The Stanford Live Program

  • Amount
    $140,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    9/29/2020
  • Term
    1 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Stanford Live, a program of Stanford University, commissions and produces new works of dance, music, and theater, and presents performances for students and audiences in and around Palo Alto. Its presenting programs reach 45,000 audience members each year at its indoor venue, and more than 60,000 at its summer outdoor venue. Stanford Live also presents more than 100 free campus and community engagement events each year, including programs for public school students and teachers. This grant to Stanford University supports Stanford Live, and is aligned with the Performing Arts Program’s Continuity and Engagement strategy through the Innovative Works component.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
siepr.stanford.edu 
Address
366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, 94305, United States
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