BOSTON—Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) announced that The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) today approved a spending plan for the coming year that will invest $3,600 for Acme Theater Productions, Inc. of Maynard.
The grant funding will used to develop a Cultural Investment Portfolio Program, which will offer high quality theater in a supportive and entertaining atmosphere for all ages, talents and abilities. The goal of this program is to bring the community together to get involved with acting, directing, design and production support.
“I am pleased that the Massachusetts Cultural Council was able to secure these grants to prepare professionals from all areas of performing arts and offer individuals a chance to grow in the theater industry,” said Senator Eldridge. “I am pleased that we will be able to continue investing in the Acme Theater and further developing children and adult’s love for theater in the community.”
“As an ardent supporter of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, I am thrilled that the Maynard Cultural Council is receiving this grant,” said Representative Kate Hogan. “This grant will ensure that Acme Theatre Productions, Inc. has the resources to provide unique cultural programming for our community for years to come.”
Acme Theater Productions, Inc. is a non-profit organization and community theater run by volunteers with a passion for performing arts. Acme has garnered more local, regional, national and international recognition than any other community theater in New England.
The MCC is a state agency supporting the arts, sciences, and humanities, to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts and its communities. It pursues its mission through a combination of grants, services, and advocacy for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and artists.