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.

Christine Bruno, Disability Inclusion Consultant

Diane Duggan, Ph.D., ADTR, Dance Therapist, Dance Educator

Heidi Latsky, Artistic Director, Heidi Latsky Dance (HLD)

Simi Linton, Co-Founder, Disability/Arts/NYC Task Force

Kitty Lunn, Founder and Artistic Director, Infinity Dance

Zazel-Chavah O'Garra, Artistic Director, ZCO/DANCEPROJECT

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

In the foreground, a filmmaket peers into his camera's viewfinder. Beyond him is a dancer moving expansively, arms outstretched, one leg brushing the floor. Large text reads

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