The role of this task force is to advise and assist Dance/NYC’s disability 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.
Christine Bruno, Disability Advocate, Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts
Diane Duggan, Ph.D., ADTR, Dance Therapist, Dance Educator
Sharon Jensen, Former Executive Director of Inclusion in the Arts
Heidi Latsky, Artistic Director, Heidi Latsky Dance (HLD)
Simi Linton, Co-Founder, Disability/Arts/NYC Task Force
Elisabeth Salzhauer Axel Founder and Executive Director, Art Beyond Sight (ABS)
Alice Sheppard, Artistic Lead and Founder, Kinetic Light
Nicholas Viselli, Associate Director, Theater Breaking Through Barriers
Alexandria Wailes, Actor, Dancer, Teaching Artist