Osage Nation Foundation Approves 2013 Arts Matching Grant for Osage Ballet
The Osage Nation Foundation has awarded a 2013 Matching Arts Grant to Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa for Wahzhazhe, Osage Ballet. The Osage Ballet has been invited to perform at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C with shows running from March 20th to the 23rd of 2013. Wahzhazhe was awarded a 2012 Arts Matching Grant and had surpassed their goal for the ballet after the first performance. According to Randy Smith, Wahzhazhe Director, “after the first performance, we began receiving phone calls for future performances from locations such as Kansas City to Washington, DC”.
The performances of August 2012 sparked positive reactions and conversations from attendees. Smith emphasized the reception of the ballet