Community Development in the Arts
Episode 2: Community Development in the Arts | How can the arts support communities and the economy? We speak with Spokane Valley Summer Theatre Director of Development Marnie Rorholm, ArtsWA Community Development Manager Annette Roth, and Tenino Mayor Wayne Fournier. For the final segment, you’ll hear Gabriella Smith, our Vet Corps Navigator for the Wellness, Arts, and the Military Program, speak with author and U.S. Army Veteran Michelle Murray.
Spokane Valley Summer Theatre: Spokane Valley Summer Theatre is a nonprofit theatre in Spokane Valley, Washington, producing musical theatre and an educational summer camp program. Learn more about their work at their website.
Spokane Valley Summer Theatre received a Governor’s Arts & Heritage Award in 2021. Click here to watch the 2021 Governor’s Arts & Heritage presentation.
Annette Roth: Annette is the Community Development Manager for ArtsWA, where she manages the award-winning Creative Districts program. Click here to learn more.
Mayor Wayne Fournier: Wayne Fournier is the Mayor of Tenino, Washington. Tenino became a Certified Creative District in May, 2020. Click here to learn more about Tenino.
Michelle Murray: Michelle is a published author, spoken word poet, and U.S. Army Veteran. Michelle speaks at length about her work with Path With Art. Learn more about Path With Art at pathwithart.org.
Music: Icelandic Arpeggios – DivKid / Beyond – Patrick Patrikios