Dance/USA is pleased to share the results of the nine grantees funded by EDA in Round One. Learn about:
Misnomer Dance Theater: Audience Engagement Platform
Audience engagement through the use of a web-based platform customized for dance
ODC: I Speak Dance
A four-part program that engages college students in dance, to encourage life-long interest in the art form
On the Boards: On the Boards TV
Online viewing of high definition performance and testing audiences' interest in streaming, paying for and subscribing to this content
STREB: Slam Remote
Creating a live performance in a remote location and a new model for audience engagement and touring
The American Dance Festival: Audience Perception and Memory Research Project
Improving audiences' kinesthetic memory to enhance their experience of viewing dance and measuring this change on their engagement in performances
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Building a cooperative dance community within a city, as well as dance affinity group
Trey McIntyre Project
Building loyalty among dance fans at home and on tour
Walker Art Center
Creative a new and welcoming environment for dance novices
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: Dance Savvy
Adapting visual arts curriculum to dance in order to increase audiences' understanding of the art form
For more information, contact Suzanne Callahan, Project Manager.
Round One of Engaging Dance Audiences was possible with the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the James Irvine Foundation.
See also the content about this project that was presented during Dance/USA’s EDA Learning Exchanges, including video presentations from the grantees themselves about their project, as well as timelines, budgets, and other details.