Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Town Hall: After Sandy - Recovery, Preparedness, and NYC Dance


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When: Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Where: The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 



Thank you for your interest in our Town Hall, After Sandy: Recovery, Preparedness, and NYC Dance, at the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, an opportunity to discuss the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York City's dance community, and strategies for resilience going forward.

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Join Dance/NYC at The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance on the evening of October 29, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival in New York, for an action-oriented discussion about the hurricane’s impact on the dance community and its efforts to rebuild. What were the primary areas of damage and loss incurred by the field, and what progress has it made towards recovery? In the aftermath of the storm, how have dance makers strengthened their business practices, artistic development, and relationships with peers and the public? Led by Shirley Levy of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the panel will address these and other questions, and explore strategies for advancing the field’s resilience to future disasters.

Featured Speakers:
Shirley Levy, Chief of Staff, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (moderator)
LaRue Allen, Executive Director, Martha Graham Dance Company
Barbara Bryan, Executive Director, Movement Research
Meredith (Max) Hodges, Executive Director, Gallim Dance
Tim Griffin, Executive Director and Chief Curator, The Kitchen
Carlota Santana, Founder/Artistic Director, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Luanne Sorrentino, Co-Owner, Mrs. Rosemary’s Dance Studio and St. George Theatre

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Dance/NYC Town Halls are supported in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; and New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Consolidated Edison is the lead corporate sponsor.


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