Organized by Stephanie Atkins (she/her), Director of Local Programs, National Performance Network
Caitlin Strokosch (she/her), President & CEO, National Performance Network
Carol Foster, Special Programs Associate, The International Association of Blacks in Dance
Angela Two Stars, All My Relations Arts Director, Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI)
Nick Slie, Mondo Bizarro, Creative Response Network
The last two years have redefined “emergency” as we’ve layered crisis upon crisis and reimagined how to adapt in an ongoing state of disruption. Presenters demonstrated determination after months of shuttered doors and darkened stages, programs pivoted from in-person to virtual, and we engaged in the crucial fight against the inequities and injustice in our world. In the face of unwanted disruptions (such as the pandemic, economic downturns, philanthropic shifts, and weather disasters) as well as purposeful and welcome disruptions (like the racial and human rights uprisings), we can learn from each other how to move through disruptive occurrences with grace and integrity.
This session will provide closed captioning in English.