Rep. Moore, NEA announce $50,000 for Milwaukee arts

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee. - PHOTO: Provided

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, and the National Endowment for the Arts announced this week the release of $50,000 in grant funding to support Milwaukee arts.

This grant money will help create and preserve the arts through dance and theater as well as support artist residencies, according to Moore's office.

Milwaukee Ballet Company, Inc. was awarded $10,000 to help support original choreography through the fifth biennial Genesis International Choreographic Competition.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Inc. was awarded $30,000 to support two theater productions.

Redline Milwaukee, Inc. was given $10,000 to support artist residencies. 

“The city of Milwaukee has a history deeply rooted in the arts,” stated Moore. “I am proud that this grant funding will help the city build upon our great culture.”