Sexual Harassment Resources

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Last Updated August 25, 2023, 10:00 a.m.

Dance/NYC has identified a list of sexual harassment resources in New York, which it will continue to update below. Visit Dance/NYC's statement on harassment, issued in December 2017. In January 2018, Dance/NYC, Gibney, and The Actors Fund hosted A Gathering to Address Sexual Harassment in the NYC Dance Community.



  • National Crisis Hotline • 800-621-4673
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline • 800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • National Street Harassment Hotline • 855-897-5910
  • NYC Anti-Violence Project • 212-714-1141
  • Safe Horizon • 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)


Resource Lists and Trainings


Legal Information and Guidance 


Alternative Accountability Structures


Resources for Disabled People from The Arc

Model Sexual Harassment Policies:

Sample 1

Sample 2

Sample 3

BetterBrave Documentation Guide


In the News

Grooming and Sexual Abuse in Ballet: Why Dancers Are Especially Vulnerable

Pointe Magazine, Kathleen MacGuire, December 1, 2021


#DancersToo: Is The Dance World Ready To Address Sexual Harassment?​

Dance Magazine, Lauren Wingenroth, May 21, 2018


The Biggest Questions Facing the Dance World About Sexual Harassment

Dance Magazine, Lauren Wingenroth, January 12, 2018


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