Start the New Year with Dance/USA! Join-us for three hours of free professional development and networking with dance professionals from around the country. The event will feature conversations about dance advocacy, regional dance touring initiatives, and the next wave of leadership- exploring the industry’s role in cultivating guidance and direction for early-career leaders.
2019 Dance/USA Dance Forum Friday, January 4, 2019 9am – 12pm
Agenda & Speakers
Networking and Coffee starting at 8:45am; while supplies last Welcome and Dance/USA Updates
PART I: Dance Advocacy: What Are the Key Issues?
Speaker – Brandon Gryde
PART II: Regional Touring Snapshots with South Arts and NEFA
Moderator – Michelle Ramos
Speakers – Nikki Estes, Eric B. Fliss, Cathy Edwards & Cheri Opperman
PART III: Next Wave of Dance Leadership: Discussion and Roundtable conversations
Moderator – Malik Robinson
Speakers – Betsy Smulyan, Christopher K. Morgan, Ali Rosa-Salas, Chrisa Yamaguchi, & Tamica Washington-Miller
This forum will present opportunities for Q&A, networking, and dialogue with peers and speakers in both large and small group conversations.
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