Dance and Dance Space


EtM, “We Make Do,” and the CUNY Dance Initiative

David Johnston

  In 2010, Exploring the Metropolis conducted a report for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on workspace needs of mid-career, single-choreographer-led dance companies in New…

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Spaceworks LIC is Open

David Johnston

Congratulations to Spaceworks, which opened Spaceworks LIC last week! This new Long Island City rehearsal space will serve performing artists throughout NYC looking for affordable,…

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Emergency Response of the Arts Community – Update

David Johnston

         On the timely and generous response of the arts community post-Sandy, we wanted to post two funding updates. First, the NYFA…

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Alliance of Artists Communities, Minding the Gap

David Johnston

I spent Friday morning at Dance/USA’s 2012 Dance Forum, a pre-conference event at APAP. This event was at the Hilton New York, so bright and…

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Huffington Post and Gina Gibney

David Johnston

We have known Gina Gibney for years, and she’s been a trusted resource for information and advice.  Some months ago, we took a tour of…

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Dance/NYC and NYC Spaces for Dance Making

David Johnston

On Saturday, Exploring the Metropolis was honored to participate in the Dance/NYC Mid-Season Symposium at 3LD Arts and Technology Center in Lower Manhattan.  I spoke…

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Can Infrastructure Be a Treat? A Preview of the DiMenna Center

David Johnston

From our Director, Eugenie C. Cowan, today’s guest-blogger. “You may know that I use the word “infrastructure” a lot, and sometimes I define it slightly…

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Space. Funders. Diplomacy?

David Johnston

Dance/NYC has added panelists to the Mid-Season Symposium on February 26.  New panelists/speakers include Leah Krauss of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Gina Gibney from Gibney…

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Dance/NYC Symposium Feb. 26

David Johnston

Have you registered yet for the Dance/NYC Symposium on Feb. 26? In addition to sessions and funders and collaborations, we’ll be speaking at “NYC Spaces…

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“Time to Talk” at Gibney Dance Center

David Johnston

Our Director, Eugenie C. Cowan, reported on the November 22 dance community gathering at Gina Gibney Dance Center. “20 members of the dance community gathered…

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