Chair's Circle

Thank You to the Chair’s Circle!

With deep gratitude, we are pleased to recognize the founding members of the Dance/USA Chair’s Circle. A cohort of past Dance/USA Trustees, Chair’s Circle members are committed to sustaining and advancing our industry through their continued leadership and generous support.

As we celebrate our 35th anniversary in 2017, Dance/USA is especially grateful for these leaders whose inspired service has shaped our field. Their ongoing dedication ensures that Dance/USA will continue to evolve with relevance and unwavering service to the field. Thank you!

2017 Chair’s Circle

Meg Booth

Director Dance Programming

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts            

Washington, DC

Paul Vasterling

Artistic Director/CEO

Nashville Ballet

Nashville, TN


Gina Gibney

Artistic Director & CEO

Gibney Dance Center

New York, NY


Donna Walker-Kuhne

CEO and President

Walker International Communications Group

Brooklyn, NY

Paul King


White Bird

Portland, OR

Renae Williams Niles

Director of Advancement

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Los Angeles, CA

Tom Mossbrucker

Artistic Director

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Aspen, CO

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

Founder/Visioning Partner

Urban Bush Women

Brooklyn, NY

Nancy Umanoff

Executive Director

Mark Morris Dance Group

Brooklyn, NY

If you are interested in joining this distinguished group, please contact April Gruber, director of development.