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Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program Call for Proposals

Dance/NYC and its program partner Gibney are pleased to invite you to apply for the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program, made possible by the generous support of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund and the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation. …

 

Dance/NYC Announces the Second Iteration of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program

Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program Announcement…

 

ADVOCACY ALERT: Urge Members of Congress to Continue Robust Support for the NEA!

President's 2021 budget proposes eliminating cultural agencies…

 

Dance/NYC Announces 25 Recipients of Dance Advancement Fund

Second Iteration of Dance Advancement Fund Distributes $400,000 Among 25 Dance Makers Citywide to Address the Inequitable Distribution of Resources in the Field …

 

2020 Budget Includes NEA Increase, UBIT Repeal!

Dance/NYC works in alliance with Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. …

In an end-of-year budget deal, House appropriators passed a $1.4 trillion budget deal for fiscal year 2020 that includes great news for the arts and nonprofit sectors.
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Chancellor Carranza Announces Record 447 Million Dollar Investment in High-Quality Arts Education

Annual Arts in Schools Report shows $14 million increase in arts education spending and record number of arts teachers.…

 

Dance/USA Objects To Proposed USCIS Fee Increases

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed making it much costlier to apply to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) for the required visas for international guest artists, and it is inviting the public to comment on its plans to increase most of its filing fees, including those for O and P artist visa applications filed by dance groups and other nonprofit arts organizations nationwide.…

Dance/USA, as part of the Performing Arts Visa Working Group, has signed on to comments on behalf of dance groups, objecting not only to specific changes outlined in this proposal but also drawing attention to severe processing delays that have persisted since earlier this summer and a marked deterioration in customer service that endangers planned performances and events.…

 
New York City Comptroller Releases Report on the Creative Economy

New York City Comptroller Releases Report on the Creative Economy

On October 25, Dance/NYC Executive Director Alejandra Duque Cifuentes offered remarks in support of the new, expansive report about the NYC creative sector released by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer's office: My name is Alejandra Duque Cifuentes and I am the Executive Director of Dance/NYC. As the service organization for the dance workforce in New York City, Dance/NYC’s…

 

 

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