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Dance/USA: 2019 Dance Forum

January 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The annual Dance Forum brings together a wide variety of individuals working in the dance industry to connect with peers and discuss immediate, field-wide issues. The Forum takes place each January as a pre-conference event during the Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference in New York City. Past topics have covered national trends in funding, the myths and realities of touring, success stories for inspiring audiences and presenting dance, and more recently, in 2018, community and place-based work.

During the Dance Forum, Dance/USA also provides updates on upcoming programs, new research initiatives, membership, and more. The Dance Forum is free and open to the entire dance community; APAP registration is not required.

Details

Date:
January 4, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Website:
https://danceusa.org/dance-forum

Venue

New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Phone:
(212) 586-7000
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Organizer

Dance/USA
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