The following staff people will help you plan and implement your project:
Eva Rosenberg. Eva is your main contact for the Festival of the Arts. She will help you manage your budget, order materials, and set up meetings with Public Safety, Facilities, etc. firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-512-4886.
Dennis Finn. Dennis is in charge of grounds and vehicles for Facilities Services. He is the secret hero of the arts at Brandeis! Talk to Dennis if you are installing work outdoors: he can advise on how to secure your work, how to avoid hitting underground pipes and wiring, and in general how to keep things safe. If you need heavy pieces transported, fill out an online work order, and ask me (Ingrid) for the chargeline so that it will be billed to your grant budget. Email email@example.com or call 781-736-4374.
Deborah Rosenstein. Deborah is the concert manager in the Music Department and oversees Slosberg Recital Hall. See her for questions about rehearsal time, recording, equipment, and anything else having to do with Slosberg. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-736-4867.
Robbie Steinberg. Robbie is the UTC Advisor and oversees the Shapiro Theater. If you are performing in that space, you are required to meet with him to talk about tech, rehearsals, etc. Email email@example.com or call 781-736-5065.
Johnny Wilson. Johnny books rooms (except for the theater) in the Shapiro Campus Center and Usdan Campus Center, and oversees the use of the Atrium and other public spaces in SCC. If you are using any of these spaces, you are required to have a meeting with Johnny. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information for Grant Recipients
Please note these dates as you plan for the Festival of the Arts.
|March 7||Confirmation of performance venue and time|
|March 14||Final titles and descriptions due for Festival publicity|
||Confirmation of location for visual art|
|April 11||Last day to change technical requests|
|April 23-27||Installation of visual art (Some assistance and transportation provided, artists ultimately responsible for hanging)|
|April 27 - 30||Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts|
||Artwork must be removed by noon unless other arrangements have been made. (Some assistance and transportation provided, artists ultimately responsible for removal)|
|May 31||Survey response due to Office of the Arts|
|June 2||Last day to turn in requests for reimbursement|
- Projects should require minimal technical support.
- Grants are distributed on a reimbursement basis. Reimbursements usually take 2 weeks to process from the date they are turned in.
- Grants may not be used for wages or salaries (they may be used for stipends or other honoraria).
- With certain exceptions, grants may not be used to buy major pieces of equipment.
Acknowledgment of Support
Grant recipients must mention the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts and credit the Brandeis University Office of the Arts in all print and online announcements, publicity, and programs for the funded project. The following phrase is recommended: “Part of the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts and made possible [or Made possible in part] by the Office of the Arts at Brandeis.”
Click here for more information about how to get reimbursed.
Ingrid Schorr, 781-736-5008
Acting Director, Office of the Arts at Brandeis