Dance/USA Honoree Dianne McIntyre says, “A dance company is like a family; emotions rise and fall — clashes, love and all kinds of things in between.”
Learn how one performing arts organization’s engagement of young people and diverse communities is reaching new audiences and paying off.
Finding the right music can make or break a choreographer’s piece. But that’s just the beginning. Don’t ignore the legal side and clearing rights.
Learn how one performing arts organization, part of the Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for the Arts cohort, is figuring out how to attract and retain younger audiences.
Eminent couple Lula and Erwin Washington have for nearly four decades shaped dance in Los Angeles as influential artists, educators, community leaders, and role models. Read more.
Mary Verdi-Fletcher, 2018 Dance/USA Trustees Awardee: Pioneer in the Field of Integrated Dance and Activist for Disability Rights
“I never set out to change the world,” says dancer, educator and activist Mary Verdi-Fletcher. “I just wanted to dance.” Along the way, she made dance accessible for those in wheelchairs, and accessibility became a common practice.
Celebrity Curators: Presenters Turn to High-Profile Dance Artists To Inspire New Programming Directions [Part 2]
Presenters from around the country have turned to “celebrity” dance artists to curate programming. Some prominent dancers are also curating their own independent works. Read more from Isabella Boylston, James Sofranko, Justin Peck, and Tiler Peck.
Celebrity Curators: Presenters Turn to High-Profile Dance Artists To Inspire New Programming Directions [Part 1]
Celebrated dancers have been curating more and more performances. Hear from dancers and presenters about the experience, including The Kennedy Center, Jacob’s Pillow, and The Music Center in this two-part series.