20 Aug

Jean Davidson in Huffington Post, “A Chance to Dance in America”

Jean Davidson, New York Live Arts’ Executive Director and CEO, recently had the opportunity to blog for the Huffington Post and discuss dance in America and dance companies’ business models (including our own). The article has already gotten a lot of attention. Here’s a short excerpt,

“How did we go from being the country that is credited with pioneering modern dance to one in which we have to work so hard to get people to care about it? American dance companies are on the decline nationally and strangely absent internationally. Why is it that one of the best vehicles for building dance audiences is through reality television shows like So You Think You Can Dance and a new show, A Chance to Dance, that will air August 17? Why does NBC think we don’t want to see dance?”

Read the article here and share your perspective with us!

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