How to harness your dance company resources during the global pandemic for engaging audiences and preserving your archival assets. Hear from a dance archivist and a company director.
Now is a great time to assess, manage and utilize your archival and digital assets. Overwhelmed by the explosion in digital content that needs to be preserved? Read on.
Dance/USA matches mentors with rising arts administrators to enhance leadership and decision-making skills and gain a broader perspective on the field. Read about one mentor-mentee match.
“I am a results person … right now we have no idea when we will get back to work,” said Elizabeth Sobo, executive director of New Jersey’s 10 Hairy Legs. “We’re learning to view this as an opportunity to meet this challenge to emerge stronger.”
Kelly Tweeddale, San Francisco Ballet’s ED: “We have to take care of our workforce. This is a public health pandemic. Health care has to be at the forefront and compensation – for our staff and dancers.”
“I’m embracing the term ‘radical bodies,'” says Douglas Scott, founder of Full Radius Dance about language for physically integrated dance. “I’m very clear about the terms we prefer.”
We can’t move fast enough toward equity and inclusion, says Thaddeus Davis. “It’s going to change how the field looks and that’s a good thing.” Read more here.