Disability. Dance. Artistry.


The role of this task force is to advise and assist Dance/NYC’s Disability. Dance. Artistry. initiative on behalf of the organization and the dance field in the metropolitan area. To learn more about these leaders and advocates, read their biographies below.

Additionally, Infinity Dance Theater presents a video, “Task Force," inspired by the task force and its membership.

Click task force members' names to access their bios:

Alexandria Wailes

Alexandria Wailes

Actor, Dancer, Teaching Artist

Christine Bruno Headshot

Christine Bruno

Disability Inclusion Consultant

Diane Duggan Headshot

Diane Duggan, PhD, ADTR

Dance Therapist, Dance Educator

Elisabeth Axel

Elisabeth Salzhauer Axel

Art Beyond Sight

Heidi Latsky Headshot

Heidi Latsky, Artistic / Executive Director

Heidi Latsky Dance

Kitty Lunn Headshot

Kitty Lunn, Founder and Artistic Director

Infinity Dance Theater

Nicholas Viselli

Nicholas Viselli, Artistic Director

Theater Breaking Through Barriers

Simi Linton Headshot

Simi Linton, Arts Consultant, Author, Filmmaker & Activist

Zazel-Chavah O’Garra

Zazel-Chavah O’Garra, Founder and Artistic Director


A figure dancing reaching up and out toward the sky wearing a yellow harness and matching skirt.

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