Dance Advancement

Dance Advancement Fund Review Panel
2020-2021


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

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