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.

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!

2019 Chair’s Circle


Meg Booth

Chief Executive Officer

Society for the Performing Arts

Houston, TX

Amy Lam

Artistic Programmer

Celebrity Series of Boston

Boston, MA

Harris Ferris

Executive Director

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Pittsburgh, PA

Pamela Robinson

Chief Financial Officer

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

New York, NY


Dorothy Gunther Pugh

Artistic Director

Ballet Memphis

Memphis, TN


Donna Walker-Kuhne

CEO and President

Walker International Communications Group

Brooklyn, NY

Paul King & Walter Jaffe


White Bird

Portland, OR

Valerie Wilder

Former Executive Director

The Australian Ballet

Peoria, AZ

Virginia Johnson

Artistic Director

Dance Theatre of Harlem

New York, NY

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

Founder/Visioning Partner

Urban Bush Women

Brooklyn, NY

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