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Dance/NYC Partners with The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries to Offer Free Health Screens for Dancers

Dance/NYC and the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, on behalf of Dance/USA’s Taskforce on Dancer Health, have combined forces to bring dance medicine screening and services information to independent, freelance and pick-up company dancers. On…

 

Everyone Else Outsources, So Why Can't the Arts?

Fropm NPR by Elizabeth Blair May 23, 2010 In Columbus, Ohio, a number of arts groups are doing what American businesses started doing a long time ago: outsourcing. The recession hit nonprofits hard, and now these organizations have no choice but to…

 

Is Congress Ready to Fund Individual Artists?

May 23, 2010; Source: Denver Post | In the same year that we've seen passage of health care reform and the likelihood that a sweeping financial reform package will be approved soon, some say this might be the right time to start seeking Congressional…

 

YAC Town Hall Live Stream!

Dance/NYC's Youth Advisory Committee hosts a Town Hall featuring distinguished panelists and moderated by Melissa Dibble of EmcArts, to discuss how emerging leaders in the 21st century are inventing innovative models to address old problems such as financial…

 

Downtown Theater Company Faces Eviction - Act NOW to help 3LD

Compiled by RACHEL LEE HARRIS Published: May 16, 2010 NYTimes The Metropolitan Transit Authority has threatened to evict the experimental media and theater group 3-Legged Dog from its Lower Manhattan building. The authority notified the group on Friday…

 

Submit Your Comments to the USCIS

In response to concerns expressed by Dance/USA and the broader national performing arts community, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has opened a public comment period, inviting feedback regarding a specific area of artist visa processing…

 

YAC's New Website!

Emerging leaders of Dance/NYC's Youth Advisory Committee now have a home on the web!  Visit their fantastic new site at:  www.yac.dancenyc.org Engage more with YAC by attending a YAC hosted Town Hall Meeting on May 20th.  For more,…

 

Dance/NYC's Director, Michelle Burkhart, Stresses Dance as Healthy Exercise to Woman's Day Magazine

“When you use dance as exercise, it’s entertaining, which means you’ll be more likely to stick with it,” says Michelle Burkhart, director of Dance/NYC in New York City. “With dance you’re maintaining a good weight and…

 
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