Immigrants. Dance. Arts.


The role of this task force is to advise and assist Dance/NYC’s Immigrants. Dance. Arts. Initiative on behalf of the organization and the dance field in the metropolitan area.

Click task force members' names to access their bios:

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Abou Farman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, New School

Art Space Sanctuary

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Alberto Lopez, Artistic Director

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

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Ana Nery Fragoso, Dance Educator and Dance Director for the NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects

Eileen Reyes Arias

New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)

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Felicity Hogan, Director of NYFA Learning

New York Foundation for the Arts

on stage, movement, speaking of homeland, not wearing a shirt and with brown trousers, barefoot at Pace university

Hussein Smko, Founder/Director

Project TAG Dance Theater Company

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Kamala Cesar

Lotus Music & Dance

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Dr. Layla Zami

Visiting Scholar, Pratt Institute; Artist, Oxana

Luba Cortes Headshot

Luba Cortés, Immigrant Defense Coordinator

Make the Road

Translations provided by Asian/American Center of Queens College in Chinese, Korean, and Spanish.

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