Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Dance Industry Census Roundtable Discussion: Virtual (2023)


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Are you making dance happen in NYC?

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: Zoom (link shared the week of event)

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ET. 

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. If you need assistance with registration, please email


ASL logo  ASL interpretation provided by SignNexus
Closed Captioning logo    Closed captioning provided the Viscardi Center.

Event Accessibility

  • This event will be held on Zoom meeting and breakout rooms will be used.
  • A presentation with media slides and graphics will be visually described by presenters and will be followed by separate group discussions in breakout rooms led by a facilitator. 
  • ASL interpreters and CART (live captioning) will be made available in one designated breakout room. Attendees in the group will be asked to decide collectively which perspective they will contribute from to respond to the research questions. 
  • Attendees can participate orally or via the chat to contribute to the discussion.
  • Due to the live participatory nature of the event, recordings of roundtable discussions will not be made available for future public reference.

Access Requests
If you require additional reasonable accommodation, please contact the Dance/NYC Programs Team at least two weeks prior to the event via email at 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

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.

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Dance/NYC's Dance Industry Census Roundtable Discussion Series is made possible, in part, by support from Con Edison.

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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.

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