Leadership During Crisis: Kelly Tweeddale, Executive Director, San Francisco Ballet
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.”
Coronavirus and Your Insurance Program
Take a close review of your company’s insurance policy to check on coverage for liability, workers’ comp, employer’s liability, event cancellation.
By the numbers, The Nutcracker sold more than $51 million in tickets in 2017 and attendance grew by 14%. Get more Nutcracker stats from Dance/USA’s survey here.
Art in a Critic-Free Zone (Part 2)
With the demise of traditional arts coverage, is a new “Fifth Estate” on social media serving mainstream and fringe arts with critical coverage?
Healing the Soldier
The dance world has a long history of working with military veterans, from choreographers who have celebrated the heroics of veterans or looked at the vestiges of war, to a range of movement programs for veterans. Read on to learn more.
Lessons on Using Market Research To Expand Audiences
Get a peak at The Wallace Foundation’s studies on how arts organizations – including dance – can utilize market research to expand their audiences.
Arts Insurance 101
Everything small and mid-sized dance companies need to know about performing arts insurance, but were afraid to ask. Arts insurance expert Bob Middleton shares must-have information for smaller dance companies for assessing insurance needs.
Stitch and Step: Fashion Designers Craft Statement-Making Costumes for Choreographers
Fashion designers have had a long tradition of creating costumes for choreographers, from Coco Chanel’s knit swimsuits for Ballets Russes’ “The Blue Train” to the bold, black-and-white striped Norma Kamali pajamas for Twyla Tharp’s “In the Upper Room.” Dance and high fashion have their proponents and faultfinders. Read on..
Staying Relevant in a Changing Neighborhood
How can arts organizations more fully reach and engage their communities and audiences? Learn how Philadelphia’s Fleisher Art Memorial revamped its programs in the face of changing neighborhood demographics. Read on for more.
As I navigate my identity as a black, female artist, I’m especially
interested in creative efforts that prioritize cultural equity and
embody more empowering models of community participation, writes dancer and dancemaker Katrina Reid. Read on for more on opening up possibilities for women choreographers of color.