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:

Abou Farman Headshot

Abou Farman, Assistant Professor, New School; New Sanctuary Movement

Art Space Sanctuary

Alberto Lopez Headshot

Alberto Lopez, Artistic Director

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Ana Fragoso Headshot

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

Felicity Hogan Headshot

Felicity Hogan, Director of NYFA Learning

New York Foundation for the Arts

Hussein Smko Headshot

Hussein Smko

Battery Dance

Kamala Cesar Headshot

Kamala Cesar

Lotus Music & Dance

Picture of Dr. Layla Zami

Dr. Layla Zami

Visiting Scholar, Pratt Institute; Artist, Oxana

Luba Cortes Headshot

Luba Cortés, Immigrant Defense Coordinator

Make the Road

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nora chipaumire

company chipaumire

Pelenakeke (Keke) Brown Headshot

Pelenakeke Brown

Artist, Writer, and Performer

Pontus Lidberg Headshot

Pontus Lidberg


Sabrina Fong

New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

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

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