Dance/USA Hosts Audience Engagement Webinar
Looking for advice on how to build and maintain an engaged audience for your dance company? Join Dance/USA for its live webinar series, where you can share ideas with a variety of artists and presenters on everything from building community to including disabled audiences. The biweekly series began on February 10, with talks on site-specific work, establishing a following and cultivating new dance fans, and will continue with its next session on March 23.
The April 6th webinar will include representatives from Millersville University to talk about their collaboration with AXIS Dance Company. Photo by Kyle Froman.
To attend the free webinar, pre-register here and tune in at 2pm EST. After a short presentation on each subject, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, share ideas and brainstorm with other artists, activists, educators and presenters. The upcoming topics promise to be stimulating: March 23’s webinar will be a conversation on navigating histories in audience engagement; April 6’s will discuss engaging audiences with disabilities, with insight from Millersville University on their partnership with AXIS Dance Company; April 20’s will be on maintaining audiences year after year, with Jacob’s Pillow and others. Later discussions in May will tackle building audiences locally and engaging youth through dance.
Whether you’re directly a small company or dancing in a big one, it sounds like this series has valuable information and inspiration for everyone.