Dance Advancement Fund Review Panel

Purpose of the Review Panel
To advise and assist in reviewing dance maker applicants to the Dance Advancement Fund and achieving the Fund’s goals.

Panelists include:

  • Ali Rosa-Salas, Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement
  • Alyssa Alpine, CUNY Dance Initiative
  • Ashley R.T. Yergens, Artist
  • Chanon Judson, Urban Bush Women
  • Conrhonda E. Baker, Howard Gilman Foundation
  • Danni Gee, CityParks Foundation/SummerStage
  • Elizabeth Bennett, Staten Island Arts
  • iele paloumpis, Dance Artist, Educator, Intuitive Healer, and Death Doula
  • Joseph Hall, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!)
  • Julia del Palacio, Kupferberg Center for the Arts
  • Karesia Batan, Queensboro Dance Festival | The Physical Plant
  • Layla Zami, Pratt Institute
  • Leah Krauss, Mertz Gilmore Foundation
  • Linda Murray, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library
  • Marlène Ramírez-Cancio, Hemispheric Institute
  • Michele Byrd-McPhee, Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival
  • Nicky Paraiso, La MaMa
  • Rebecca Fitton, Dance/NYC Junior Committee, Pentacle, Artist
  • Stephanie Acosta, Interdisciplinary Artist, Curator
  • Sunita Iqbal, New York State Council on the Arts

Working Charter

Panelist Guide

Surrogate by Ashly R.T. Yergens

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