Disability. Dance. Artistry.

RESEARCH

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As part of its initiative to increase inclusion and access to the arts for disabled people, Dance/NYC unveils foundational quantitative research, Discovering Disability: Data and NYC Dance. Prepared by Anne Coates in collaboration with Dance/NYC’s Disability. Dance. Artistry. Task Force, this study was made possible with leadership support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Download the full report pdf.

 

 

 

Report cover imageDisability. Dance. Artistry. is a qualitative study focused at the nexus of disability and dance and a response Dance/NYC’s quantitative report, Discovering Disability: Data & NYC Dance. The study was prepared by Anne Coates, with a foreword by Simi Linton, and in collaboration with Dance/NYC's Disability. Dance. Artistry. Task Force and featured speakers at Dance/NYC's inaugural Disability. Dance. Artistry. convening on July 8, 2015. The study was made possible with leadership support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The study responds to Dance/NYC’s prior quantitative analyses at the nexus of disability and dance, Discovering Disability: Data & NYC Dance. Download the full report pdf.

 

 

For demographic information on disability in the dance workforce, please refer to State of NYC Dance & Workforce Demographics (2016) and Advancing Fiscally Sponsored Dance Artists & Projects (2017).

The image announces a National Dance Institute Introductory Workshop taking place on May 9th, 2018. It features a young, African-American woman wearing a red t-shirt dancing in the foreground. Behind her are several adult dancers performing choreography in a studio as they all take part in an NDI training. The image links to: http://nationaldance.org/teacher-training/