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Dance/NYC Announces Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition Grantees

The service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to 100 individual dance makers and 65 dance making organizations/groups through the Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition, made possible by the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). …

 

Acknowledgment & Response to DANC’s Call to Action to Stop Disability Erasure

We write to you today to acknowledge the call to action to stop disability erasure published this Saturday, July 23, 2022 via change.org and on Instagram in response to Dance/NYC’s Dance. Workforce. Resilience. (DWR) Initiative Launch Event, which was held in person and via YouTube livestream on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.…

 

Dance/NYC Announces Dance Industry Census

The dance service organization Dance/NYC today announced the launch of the Dance Industry Census, a first-of-its-kind effort to count every individual dance worker, dance-related business, and organization based in the metropolitan New York City area which includes the five boroughs, Westchester, Rockland, Nassau, and Suffolk counties in New York state; and Hudson and Bergen counties in New Jersey.…

 

Testimony to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, and International Intergroup Relations: Oversight - Cultural Institutions and Access for Individuals with Disabilities

Submitted to City Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, and International Intergroup Relations on June 22, 2022…

Prepared by Dance/NYC…

Presented by Ariel Herrera, Research and Advocacy Manager…

 

Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of 2022–2024 NYC Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program

Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 20 recipients of the second iteration of the New York City Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program (RSS), made possible by the generous support of the Mellon Foundation.…

 

Testimony to City Council Committee on Finance Executive Budget Hearing

Submitted to City Council Committee on Finance on May 25, 2022…

Prepared by Dance/NYC…

Presented by Ariel Herrera, Research and Advocacy Manager…

 

Dance/NYC State of the Organization Address & Spring Break

-FAQ after letter-…

As we near the second anniversary of COVID-19’s arrival in NYC and the notable collective shift of more permanently reopening, Dance/NYC remains committed to serving you, our beloved dance community.…

 

Dance/NYC Announces 37 Recipients of Fund to Advance Resilience in Dance

The service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 37 recipients and 8 runner ups of the 2022–2023 Dance Advancement Fund, made possible by the generous support of the Howard Gilman Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The purpose of the funding initiative is to address the inequitable distribution of resources in the dance field and advance its resilience and thriving by supporting dance making organizations and groups with budgets between $10,000 and $500,000.…

 
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An altered graphic with text and a photograph. There is a photo of x, a mixed, Afro-Asian, agender person taking up most of the bottom and middle of the composite image. x wears a black and white checkered dress. x has rouge on their cheeks and nose, a septum ring, and red hair that is styled with curled bangs and an afro puff atop their head. they are surrounded by fake purple flowers and one fo the flowers is in their hair. Secondarily, taking up the image is the details for the production in a blue text: high functioning x.0 Here Arts Center, 145 6th Ave. August 20th from 2 to 3 pm and 7 to 8pm. August 21st 2 to 3pm. The top of the frame are orange tinted distorted pills and medication bottles.

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