If the team behind “The Circus in Winter” has its way (and if enough money can be raised and script kinks worked out), the Ball State University-incubated musical might be the first Tony award winner conceived as a collaborative class project.
After InXInnovate LTD suddenly cancelled its local event this fall, the Venture Club of Indiana was forced to hustle to re-schedule their annual Innovation Showcase. With the help of The Heritage Group and other corporate supporters, it's now set for October.
Local partners will include the Pacers, Colts and NCAA. But state officials declined to specify the contribution from Indiana's Next Level Fund, a new state-backed venture pool with $250 million to invest.