About Us

Our Vision

The people of Box Butte County will enjoy a variety of quality artistic and cultural events and opportunities that attract all segments of the community.

The schools in Box Butte County will welcome arts and cultural events and opportunities as a regular part of their students’ education.

The arts will be well-supported by local entities. Funding will be readily available because of the recognized stewardship of the Alliance Arts Council.

Develop a budget that would allow us to bring high-profile artists to our community.

Our Mission

The Alliance Arts Council will provide quality artistic/cultural events and opportunities for citizens of Box Butte County and the surrounding rural areas.

Board of Directors

Cindy Randall

Executive Director

Virginia Carr

President

Shannon Kinsella

Secretary

Barbara Kendle

Board Member

Deb Moore

Board Member

Lorie Benzel

Board Member

Becky Mitchell

Vice-President

Sheila Schmeits

Treasurer

Sarah Glesinger

Board Member

Lori Davis

Board Member

Jo Underwood

Board Member

Our History

Back in 2001, Baltimore was one gritty city when it came to highest ethical standards and practices.

1985

The first Alliance Arts Council performing arts season was in 1985-1986. The initial AAC Board of Directors was comprised of Evelyn Bauer, Darrell Berg, Marcy Giles, Oralene Hofmann, Greg Kosmicki, Cindy Randall, and Albert Reddish.

1986

The first events hosted by the Alliance Arts Council were a concert by The Ravnan Two and an artist-in-residence by the Gulizia Brothers. 1986 marked the first year that season tickets were sold; there were 63 members/season ticket holders. Adult price was $25 and student/senior was $20.

1991

Cindy Randall was named the AAC Executive Director in 1991.

2001

The AAC established the endowment in 2001 and continues to add to this fund to preserve our future.

Today

Each year the Alliance Arts Council presents a Fall to Spring season which includes four performing arts events, a week long in-school residency targeting 4th graders and a month long visual art exhibit. The AAC currently averages 100-150 season tickets/members each year.

Our Co-Presenters

Supported By

Nebraska Ars Council

The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, has supported these program(s) through its matching grants program funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Visit https://www.artscouncil.nebraska.gov/ for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment at www.nebraskaculturalendowment.org

Past Events

Audun Ravnan

Tulsa Ballet – “The Nutcracker”

Missoula Children’s Theatre

Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Box Butte County Centennial Play

Scarlet & Cream Singers

Nebraska Theatre Caravan

Ballet Omaha

White Eagle

Derik Nelson & Family

FEAT Acrobatics

Jean Curry-Hess

The Looney Lutherans

Gulizia Brothers

Moscow Boys Choir

Scott Duncan

Mariachi America

Yesterday – “A Tribute to the Beatles”

The Original Dickens Carolers

Lazer Vaudeville

Todd Almond

“Those Were The Days” – William Florian

“The Science & Circus Art Show” – Peter Davison

Adam Gardino

Steven Tamayo 

Termesphere Exhibit

Common Ground Dancers

The Unexpected Harp

“Red Skelton” – A Tribute by Tom Mullica

James Wedgewood

“Buffalo Bill” – William F. Boycott

Robert Peltz Exhibit

Queen City Jazz Band

“Celebrate Africa” – Charles Ahovissi

“The Cowboy Ain’t Dead Yet” – R.J Vanygriff

Poppa Bear Norton

The Gulizia Brothers

The Diamonds

Woods Tea Co.

The international Tenors

Paul Taylor

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience

The Orphan Train by Pippa White

Holy Rocka Rolaz

Buckets & Tap Shoes

Jean Curry-Hess

Chaz Lierk

Sugar Valley Singers

Jean Jensen

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