Monday, October 12, 2020
Defining “Small-Budget” Dance Makers in a Changing Dance Ecology
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Prepared by Carrie Blake and Nelie Jacques, Webb Mgmt in collaboration with Dance/NYC's Dance Advancement Fund Cohort and Dance/NYC staff.
Ximena Garnica, Co-founder and Artistic Director, LEIMAY
Clarissa Soto-Josephs, Associate Director, Pentacle
This study was made possible with leadership funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and New York Community Trust. Founding support for Dance/NYC’s Dance Advancement Fund was also provided by the Ford Foundation. Dance/NYC research is supported, in part, by the City of New York, Bill de Blasio, Mayor, and the New York City Council, Corey Johnson, Speaker, through the Department of Cultural Affairs, Gonzalo Casals, Commissioner; and by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
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Michael Manswell, Choreographer & Teaching Artist, Something Positive, Inc.
Ximena Garnica, Artistic Co-Director, LEIMAY
Clarissa Soto-Josephs, Executive Director
Jerron Herman, A Creative