2019 Dance Forum at APAP

Start the New Year with Dance/USA!  Join-us for three hours of free professional development and networking with dance professionals from around the country. The event will feature conversations about public participation in the arts, regional dance touring initiatives, and the next wave of leadership- exploring the industry’s role in cultivating guidance and direction for early-career leaders.

2019 Dance/USA Dance Forum
Friday, January 4, 2019
9am – 12pm

New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas | NY, NY
Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor

FREE! No registration required
Coffee and tea will be served
ASL interpretation provided

Learn more about the 2019 Dance Forum Speakers here!
Additional speakers to be announced soon!

subject to change

Networking and Coffee starting at 8:45am; while supplies last
Welcome and Dance/USA Updates

PART I: Research and Findings: Survey of Public Participation in the Arts
Presented by Sunil Iyengar
The Survey of Public Participation in the Arts is the nation’s longest-running and most representative survey of adults’ patterns of arts engagement. Learn from the survey findings for attendance in dance and other performing art forms and for other categories of arts participation. Historic trends and the shifting demographics of art-goers also will be discussed. View Press Release here.

PART II: Regional Touring Snapshots with South Arts and NEFA

PART III: Next Wave of Dance Leadership: Discussion and Roundtable conversations

Closing Remarks

This forum will present opportunities for Q&A, networking, and dialogue with peers and speakers in both large and small group conversations. 

Questions? Please contact Dance/USA.