Dance/NYC 2019 Symposium



Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
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Dance/NYC thanks to the many collaborators and volunteers who made the 2019 Symposium possible.

Dance/NYC thanks our hosts at Hunter College, President Jennifer J. Raab, Carol K. Walker, Kathleen Isaac, and the incomparable Jody Gottfried Arnhold. A special thanks to the exceptional staff at Hunter College for their support including, Jill Vanzino, Dara Falco, Gregory Mosher, Lorraine Gallucci, Denise Mazzaferro, Michelle Mantione, Ron Matten, Mary Leach, Burke Brown, Loren Lorick, David Bean, Will Watkin, Devin Callahan and the teams at The Kaye Playhouse, The Frederick Loewe Theatre, and the Hunter College Dance Department.

PURPOSE Productions is Dance/NYC's 2019 Symposium Production Partner. This collaboration is managed by PURPOSE Organizers Marisol Ybarra and Regina Dowdell. Founded by A. Nia Austin-Edwards, PURPOSE Productions supports artists and organizers in the mothering of PURPOSE-full work that seeks to unify and develop our world community. Learn more and connect with them at

Stage management support is provided by Eli Cure and Veronica Cure.

Nel Shelby Productions (NSP) is filming and live-streaming select sessions at our upcoming Symposium. NSP has been a leading force in video production in the dance world for 17 years and encourages dance companies to get the most out of their video footage. You can sign up for free dance video tips by Nel at

Video support for select Dance/NYC sessions is provided by Gibney's Digital Media Initiative (DMI). The DMI supports its NYC arts community with high-quality videography, training, and content creation at subsidized rates. Learn more at

Christopher Duggan Photography has volunteered to photograph the Symposium since its first year. We also thank volunteer photographers Albin Lohr-Jones and Dianna Hu.

Food and catering services provided by our friends at Eat OffbeatH+ Dancemart, and Brooklyn Roasting Company. Special thanks to Courtney Sproule, Yvonne H. Chow, and Porschia Andrea Derival.

Dance/NYC’s events and programs thrive because of the enthusiastic volunteers who share the organization’s commitment for promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the New York City metropolitan area. Thank you to all of the event volunteers for their time and support of the 2019 Symposium.

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