With the dance field facing the same new economic challenges as the rest of the Nation, the Conference presented an invaluable opportunity for regional and national dance leaders to network and strategize to face our common new realities. Attendees gained an understanding of:
Managing directors, executive directors, artistic directors, directors of development, marketing, human resources, finance and operations of all sized dance companies, presenters, agents, service organizations, choreographers, and dancers. Please click here for a list of attendees. Dance/USA members and non-members were all invited and welcomed to attend!
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Conference benefits included:
Even in these economic times our sponsors have recognized the allure of networking, resource-sharing and shared purpose. The Conference was made possible by funding from the following sponsors.
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Technical Assistance Grants from Your State Arts Agency
This link lists state arts agencies that have special grant categories designed to support career development or travel. Carefully consult the grant guidelines to find out what kinds of activities are eligible and to learn how to apply. State arts agency staff can provide you with guidance and refer you to additional sources of information or support.
Access Dance/USA Scholarship Opportunities
This year’s Access Dance/USA scholarship program provided funding for fourteen dance administrators and artists from the New York City dance community to attend the Dance/USA Annual Conference. These scholarships are intended to help defray the costs of conference registration, travel, and accommodations associated with attending the Dance/USA Annual Conference. Funding for these scholarships was made possible by Dance/NYC through a grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.