Artists on a Mission
12345 Mission Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
July 15, 2006
Ms. Eileen Grant, President
Fun Art Foundation
4321 Art Support Street, Suite 111
Anytown, Anystate 11111
Dear Ms. Grant,
The support that Artists on a Mission received from the Fun Art Foundation has helped convert
the dream of building a Student and Parent Theater Project in South Central Los Angeles into a
We are proud of our accomplishments during the 2005–2006 season and are pleased to
share them with you in the Final Report.
The program involved the entire community and ultimately produced a series of plays that were
showcased at the Forum Theater.
Youth from impoverished areas were introduced to all
aspects of the theater, including acting, set building, set decorating, lighting, makeup,
marketing, and producing a play.
Students had the opportunity to work with professional actors,
teachers, and theater directors.
And they not only learned the essentials of production but also
participated in a series of evening and matinee performances.
Parents also played an essential
role in the program and were crucial in designing and creating the costumes and sets.
With the support of the Fun Art Foundation, Artists on a Mission was able to go beyond
exposing students to the business of theater to bringing together different communities to build
Two special participants, Dennis Washington and Jasper Guy, delivered a
message of unity and provided unique and special experiences for our students and families.
The general public within our communities also benefited from the plays we produced:
We Don't Stop, The Last Dragon,
The Short Tail
, plus a repertory of new works that
featured Jasper Guy.
Progress on Objectives
Artists on a Mission will measure its success in the Student and Parent Theater
Project through the retention of at least 80% of its 100 students within the program.
Artists on a Mission successfully provided a Student and Parent Theater Project for 145
students—surpassing its goal of 100 students.
Due to an overwhelmingly positive response in
recruitment, Artists on a Mission hosted its largest Student and Parent Theater Project to date.
Interest grew because of past positive experiences within the community, and for the first time in
our history, we had to create a waiting list for student and parent enrollment.
As a result, the retention of the previously enrolled students and parents was also the highest it