Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Dance Industry Census Roundtable Discussion: The Bronx
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Dance/NYC invites dance workers, organizations, and entities to join us for the Dance Industry Census Roundtable Discussion Series to capture real life stories from our industry. Your participation will help Dance/NYC influence and advocate for meaningful change in policies and practices that directly impact the dance industry, its many workers and organized entities. Data collected will be analyzed by Dance/NYC and presented in aggregate form in Dance/NYC’s State of NYC Dance research report, to be published in Fall 2023.
Where: Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center, 3415 Olinville Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467
When: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ET. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for food, check-in, and networking. Food will only be served from 6–6:30 p.m.
Registration: Registration is required. All conversations are free and open to the public. Limited capacity, entrance granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close at 3:00 p.m. on the day of the event. On-site registration is available. If you need assistance with registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 Safety: Masks and proof of vaccination/or proof of negative test results are required. Learn more about Dance/NYC’s COVID policy.
Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center is an accessible venue.
All venues are accessible and in-person venues are designated sanctuary spaces for the duration of the events. Learn more about Dance/NYC’s sanctuary space practice.
MTA Subway, Metro North Train Line, and Bus Services are available to travel to the venue.
- Take the 2,5 train to Gun Hill Road (accessible station)
- Take the Metro North-Harlem Line to Williams Bridge (not an accessible station)
- Take the Bx39 bus to White Plains Road/Magenta Street
The exterior ramp is on Olinville Avenue to the right of the stairs in front of the building and will be the entrance to this roundtable discussion event. Accessible drop off areas are located on Olinville Avenue directly to the left and right of the building. This entrance includes a power door and an event volunteer will be present to greet the participants. Internal doors will be propped open or operated by an event volunteer where appropriate.
Navigating the Venue
Floors one (1) and two (2) of the building will be used for this gathering, each equipped with wheelchair accessible restrooms and an elevator with an optional basement floor available for unmasked eating. Restrooms are located on all levels and are gender inclusive and accessible. Drinking fountains are located in the corridor on floors one and two. Rooms are lit by fluorescent lights. Dance/NYC staff and volunteers will be on site to guide attendees to the appropriate space(s).
Food and Drink
Food will be served at this event, with vegetarian and gluten-free options. For hygiene and care, food will only be served between 6–6:30 p.m. and the food area will be separate from the event room to ensure continuous mask wearing during the roundtable discussion.
- Media slides and graphics will be visually described by presenters followed by group table discussions.
- Clear masks will be provided to all participants to assist with lip reading during discussion.
- ASL interpreters will be made available to deaf/Deaf attendees at a designated table.
- Attendees will be provided with printed materials to take notes if desired, but oral participation will be sufficient to contribute to the discussion.
- Child care and health care are not available for this event.
- Due to the live participatory nature of the event, recordings of roundtable discussions will not be made available for future public reference.
If you require additional reasonable accommodation, please contact the Dance/NYC Programs Team at least two weeks prior to the event via email at email@example.com or call (212) 966-4452 (voice only). Dance/NYC will try to accommodate requests made after this deadline but cannot guarantee the availability of access providers less than two weeks prior to the event.
The purpose of this event is to learn about and record aspects of the experiences of attendees through facilitated conversation. By participating in any of the roundtable discussions you consent to have your contributions — shared orally or in written notes — to be used anonymously by Dance/NYC for research purposes including for our research reports, research presentations and analyzed data made publicly available for use by the sector. The conversations from each event will be audio recorded and notes will be taken for data analysis and archiving purposes by Dance/NYC’s research team only. Your name will not be shared or attached to any input you provide. A detailed informed consent form will be given to you to review and sign during the event. If you have further questions about how the data will be used please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dance/NYC’s Dance. Workforce. Resilience. Initiative is made possible, in part, by leadership support from the Mellon Foundation, New York Community Trust, Doris Duke Foundation, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation and a coalition of general operating support funders, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment of the Arts.
Dance/NYC seeks partners and speakers with a variety of viewpoints for its events with the goal of generating discussion. The inclusion of any partner or speaker does not constitute an endorsement by Dance/NYC of that partner's or speaker's views.