Sunday, November 22, 2015

Town Hall: American Dance Recon 2015


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When: Sunday, November 22, 2015, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
 Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible seating available. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made at least two weeks in advance by e-mailing or by calling Dance/NYC's office 212.966.4452 (voice only).




Join Dance/NYC and American Dance Abroad for a town hall discussion with 10 international dance prese nters and producers participating in the fourth edition of American Dance Recon/New York. Made possible with lead  support from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, American Dance Recon is a unique symposium for international presenters to reconnect with American dance and to use it as reconnaissance to better appreciate the diversity of American dance. In this town hall, New York City dance makers can learn about participants' work and curatorial styles, and trends in dance abroad.

American Dance Recon NYC 2015 International Participants


Eleno Guzmán Gutiérrez -Subdirector of Performing Arts, Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
KK Lam - Assistant Programme Manager, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong, China
Siri Leonardsen - Leader, Regional Center for Dance, Bærum Culture House, Sandvika, Norway
Cathy Levy – Executive Producer-Dance, National Arts Center, Ontario, Canada
Ligia Moreli – Program Coordinator, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil
OH Sun-Myung – Producer-Dance Programming, Seoul Performing Arts Festival, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Jesper de Neergard – Artistic Director, Bora Bora, Århus, Denmark
Juan Pablo López Otero – Artistic Director, Bienal Internacional de Danza de Cali, Cali, Colombia
Markéta Perroud – Festival Co-Director, TANEC PRAHA Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
Samme Raeymaekers – Artistic Coordinator - Dance, Concertgebouw Brugge, and Artistic Director of December Dance, Brugge, Belgium
Anne Sauvage – Executive Director, CDC Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson, Paris, France

American Dance Abroad launched in July 2011 as a program to expand opportunities for equitable cultural engagement between American dance artists/companies and their international counterparts. American Dance Abroad's mission is to expand international visibility for American dance by creating opportunities upon which longer-term, mutually beneficial relationships can be built. Major support for American Dance Abroad's projects is provided by  the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Fund for National Projects.

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Dance/NYC Town Halls are made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and from the National Endowment for the Arts. Consolidated Edison is the lead corporate sponsor.

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Dance/NYC works in alliance with Dance/USA.

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