Tag: dance



Betsi Graves, Urbanity Dance #artsbizinc

“Just throw the rocks out there and then deal with the ripple.” As part of the launch of NYFA’s new Arts Business Incubator (ABI) program, we are asking successful arts entrepreneurs about their spark to create an arts for-profit or non-profit business and their thoughts on arts entrepreneurship. Based in Boston, Betsi Graves started Urbanity…

NYFA Congratulates the AFP and BUILD Recipients Among This Year’s Bessie Award Nominees

NYFA Congratulates the AFP and BUILD Recipients Among This Year’s Bessie Award Nominees The New York Dance and Performance — aka “Bessie” — Awards are awarded annually, and recognize innovators in the field of dance and related performance. This year, the nominees include several artists who have received support from New York Foundation for the…

The Business of Art: Out of the Studio, Into the Street

Noémie LaFrance. Photo from the dance performance Descent (2002). City Court Building Clock Tower New York, NY. (Photo: Richard Termine). Sens Productions © 2004. Pioneered in the 1960s by dancers such as Tricia Brown, site-specific dance has become prevalent and increasingly inventive over the past several years. Choreographers like Noémie LaFrance and performers such as Tamar Rogoff are performing inventive…