Dance Forum WEST

Dance Forum WEST*

Monday, August 29
9:30 am – 1:30pm
JW Marriott at LA Live, Platinum C

*Space is limited. RSVP Required during conference registration.

Presenters, Dance Artists, and Marketing:  Expanding Audience Interest in Dance

Building off of Dance/USA’s Dance Forum at APAP in January 2016, Dance Forum WEST will explore the partnerships needed between the dance artists, presenter, agent, and others to successfully market and build audience attendance.  How can we ignite excitement for an artist that is lesser-known in a presenter’s territory by working together?  This pre-conference session will be interactive and feature a combination of large and small group conversations and networking opportunities.  Both dance-only presenters and multi-disciplinary presenters are encouraged to attend.  

Co-Moderators: 

Amy Fitterer, Executive Director, Dance/USA
Kristopher McDowell, CEO & Founder / KMP Artists

Panelists:

Christy Bolingbroke, Deputy Director for Advancement / ODC Theater
Sheetal Gandhi,Choreographer, performer, teacher
Pamela Green, Founder & President / PMG Arts Management
Walter Jaffe, Co- Founder / White Bird
Jackie Lopez, Artistic Director / Versa Style Dance Company
Ilaan Egeland Mazzini, Program Manager, Artist Recruitment and Engagement / Ford Theatres, Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Renee Mitchell, Writer, Artist, Community Activist, Creative Revolutionist
Isabel Miranda, President / Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company
Margaret Selby, President /CAMI Spectrum LLC

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