Choreographer Donald Byrd receives the Dance/USA 2021 Honor Award for his extraordinary achievement, leadership and exceptional contributions to dance. Learn more here.
When Zenetta Drew became Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s executive director, her goal was “to create a dance company … that would be a story to tell our grandkids” Find out how she did it.
Dance/USA Institute for Leadership Training continues to meet the needs of early- and mid-career arts leaders through matching mentors and mentees. Read about mentor Dr. AnaMaria Correa and mentee Kimberly Pereira’s partnership.
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.
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.
Dance/NYC’s Alejandra Duque Cifuentes talks about immigrant artists, looking at your relationship to oppressive systems before taking on social justice work, and the state of dance today … and tomorrow.
If your company doesn’t have a sexual harassment policy, this Q&A with BalletMet’s Sue Porter will help get you started or review your policy.
The Contemporary Arts Center and Junebug Productions share the learnings from their Wallace-funded project on engaging young African American audiences in New Orleans by launching educational and social programs and building audiences for dance.