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.
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.
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.
Dance/USA’s Director of Research outlines key findings of the organization’s COVID-19 impact study conducted in 2021.
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.
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.”
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.
Choreographer Donald Byrd receives the Dance/USA 2021 Honor Award for his extraordinary achievement, leadership and exceptional contributions to dance. Learn more here.