Dance/USA is pleased to announce that the Opening Plenary session of the 2018 Annual Conference will be live streamed via Facebook Live on Thursday, June 7 from 10:30am - 12:00pm PT from The Music Center in Los Angeles, CA.
The Opening Plenary will include important announcements from Dance/USA Executive Director, Amy Fitterer and a keynote address by theater director, writer, and national arts leader Roberta Uno.
Uno is the Director of Arts in a Changing America, a national project on changing demographics and the arts based at the California Institute of the Arts. She was the Program Officer and then Senior Program Officer for Arts and Culture at the Ford Foundation, 2002-2015, and from 1979-2002 she was the Founder/Artistic Director of New WORLD Theater, a theater dedicated to the work of artists of color. She is currently directing the development of two new interdisciplinary dance theater pieces: Try/Step/Trip a collaboration with writer Dahlak Brathwaite and choreographer, Toran Moore; and Fahu Goes East with Kauila Kanakaʻole. Read more about Uno here.