Thursday, October 14, 2021

Vaccines for Dancers Town Hall


A blue square with a group of dancers gesturing. White text over the image reads: ‘Vaccines for Dancers Town Hall. Oct 14 4pm-6pm ET. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and its impact on dance practice.’ White text below reads: ‘Virtual Town Hall. Register to attend:’

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.



 ASL interpretation provided by SignNexus
 Closed Captioning provided by the Viscardi Center

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

Dr. Simbo Ige, Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building

NYC Department of Health

Dr. Gina Brown

Dr. Gina Brown, OB/GYN

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Melody Hrubes, MD, Sports Medicine and Performing Arts Physician at Rothman Orthopaedics

Medical Director for Radio City Rockettes

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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.

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