Leading the Dance Field Through Change

During my first few months as the executive director of Dance/USA, I engaged dance leaders from around the country in conversations about the state of the field. What are they experiencing as dance artists and managers? What issues are on the forefront of their daily work? How could Dance/USA help? From dance presenters in Minnesota, […]

Dance Discourse Project #13

Dancing in the Museum CounterPULSE and Dancers’ Group co-presented a panel of distinguished curators, executives, artists and thinkers who discussed what happens when dance comes alive in territory built for the visual arts. Panelists addressed a moment in which more public programs and performances are taking place within museum and gallery walls and the current […]

Bigger, Better, Faster, More: Audience Development Tools for the 21st Century

THERE’S A REVOLUTION BREWING in audience development, that amorphous and all-encompassing term that describes the tools we use to lure and keep patrons in our seats. A slew of new tools is being developed simultaneously by arts organizations, foundations and for-profit vendors that, in the next year or two, may drastically improve the specificity and […]

Jester in the Router: Multi-site Performance Using The Internet

Imagine artistic and cultural exchange on a worldwide scale. One where live, truly collaborative performing arts events occur on a regular basis at multiple locations simultaneously, not simply connecting a few sites or broadcasting shows to ballparks, but linking theatres and performance studios with classrooms and public spaces in rich telepresence, interactive experiences in virtual […]

One Website under California with Profiles and Resources for all, May 2008

Starting this May, every dance group in California from the San Francisco Ballet to the local community center hip hop group will have access to a powerful new tool for promotion and advocacy. For months, the California Dance Network (CADN), with funding from the James Irvine Foundation and the California Arts Council, has been working […]

Just Out of Reach: The Art of the Company History, Mar 2008

Capturing dance, if not purely impossible, is at least like hunting butterflies: a fragile art, with many beautiful frustrations. Once you pin it down, its motion has been stilled, and it is not the same creature that was floating in the air just a minute ago. And if it so difficult to catch and hold […]

Fundraising for Individual Artists 101

There is possibly nothing more baffling to an individual artist than fundraising. Production, no problem. PR, okay, got it. Fundraising — huh? The reason for this confusion is pretty obvious: fundraising is for organizations, right? And if I, as an individual artist try to raise funds, isn’t that like… panhandling or something? The truth is […]

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Dancers’ Group offers a wide range of services for dance artists and organizations. Membership Dancers’ Group has a flexible membership system for any budget. As a member of Dancers’ Group, you have access to up to the minute information on grants, auditions, performance and choreographic opportunities, as well as access to discounts. Members also receive […]

AUDITION: Limón Training Programs

AUDITION: Limón Training Programs There are two ways to audition for our training programs Limón Launch, Limón Pro, and Summer Intensives: 1.- Zoom Audition Class with Artistic Director, Dante Puleio Wed, Jul 28, 2:30-4pm PT/5:30-7pm ET Register: https://form.jotform.com/211893888369174 2.- Submit video online: https://form.jotform.com/202674058636157 ABOUT OUR TRAINING PROGRAMS Our training programs offer year round pre-professional and […]