Thursday, October 14, 2021
Vaccines for Dancers Town Hall
When: Thursday, October 14th 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (EST)
Where: Online via Zoom
Registration: Registration is required. All conversations are free and open to the public.
If you require additional reasonable accommodation, please contact Sarah Cecilia Bukowski at least two weeks prior to the event via email at [email protected] or call 212.966.4452 (voice only).
About: Join Dance/NYC for the Vaccines for Dancers Town Hall, a special edition of the Field-Wide Call, to discuss information on the COVID-19 vaccine for dance workers. A panel of medical professionals will provide cultural and historical context around vaccinations, present information on the impact of the COVID-19 vaccine on dance practice, and address questions and concerns from the community.
Confirmed speakers: Click participant names to access their bios:
Dr. Simbo Ige, Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building
NYC Department of Health
Dr. Gina Brown, OB/GYN
Melody Hrubes, MD, Sports Medicine and Performing Arts Physician at Rothman Orthopaedics
Medical Director for Radio City Rockettes
Sheyi Ojofeitimi, PT, DPT, OCS, CFMT
Director of Therapy Services, Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
Check out the Vaccines page on the Reopening Dance in NYC Digital Toolkit.
The Broadway Vaccination Site (aka ATC Vaccination Times Square) for arts and cultural workers is now taking appointment requests online or by calling 877-829-4692. The vaccination site is working with The Actors Fund to aid individuals who need support with making appointments. Call 917-281-5937 or email [email protected] with your name and phone number for assistance with scheduling an appointment.