Who Are Emerging Leaders?

Dance/USA surveyed 113 emerging leaders in the field in April of 2009 to help answer this question.

Their responses indicated that emerging leaders

  • should be able to self-define as an "emerging leader".
  • will most likely be under the age of 35.
  • will most likely have fewer than 10 years of experience in the field.
  • have positive leadership qualities such as "intention" and "potential."
For more information about the survey results, visit danceusa.org/elsurvey.