Dancing Through Disaster: The Rhythm of Resilience
Emergency preparedness experts from PAR and NCAPER discuss how dance artists and organizations can prepare for threats and disruptions caused by natural and human-made disasters.
Archiving Fellowships Blog: Viver Brasil, Part 4
In her final blog post, Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sasha Jelan reflects on attending her first Society of American Archivists conference and describes conference sessions on anti-racist archival description and tools for processing archival collections remotely.
Archiving Fellowships Blog: Viver Brasil, Part 3
Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sasha Jelan reflects on the unexpected silver lining from the extension and redesign of her Archiving Fellowship due to COVID-19, and describes the goals she tackled in her second summer with Viver Brasil.
Archiving Fellowships Blog: World Arts West, Part 2
Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her second summer working with World Arts West and breaks down the research and considerations that go into selecting an archival database software.
Archiving Fellowships Blog: Viver Brasil, Part 2
The pandemic forced Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sasha Jelan and Viver Brasil to reconsider their project’s strategy. Learn how they adapted.
Dance Comeback: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Dance Field and the Future of Dance
Dance/USA’s Director of Research outlines key findings of the organization’s COVID-19 impact study conducted in 2021.
Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst
Have you planned for liability coverage and other contingencies as your dance company or organization readies to re-open? An insurance expert shares what types of coverage to consider
Legislative Update: The American Rescue Plan Act Provides Pandemic Relief for the Dance Field
Director of Government Affairs Tony Shivers reports on government pandemic programs and resources for the dance and performing arts field. Read on for legislative details and application deadlines.
Amy Fitterer Receives Dance/USA’s 2021 Trustees Award
The Dance/USA Board honors former Executive Director Amy Fitterer with its Trustees Award. She says, “I left the organization with a new mission, vision and core values grounded in equity and justice.”
Grace “SwaHuux” Gillette Receives Dance/USA’s 2021 Trustees Award
The Denver March Powwow draws 55,000 spectators, 1,500 dancers and 35 drum groups to the Denver Coliseum. None of it would take place without Dance/USA honoree Grace “SwaHuux” Gillette.