Past Events

DANC Info Session on the PRO Act

June 24, 2021

DANC members Garnet Henderson & Rebecca Margolick had an enlightening conversation with Griff Braun of AGMA and Phillip Golub of Music Workers Alliance. For more context, check out DANC’s full statement in support of the PRO Act.

Arts and Cultural Workers for the New York Health Act

April 9, 2021

A virtual townhall hosted by the 2021 Dance/NYC Symposium. Conversation led by DANC members Garnet Henderson & Rebecca Margolick.

Town Hall: A Freelance Dancers’ Union?

May 26, 2020

Dance Artists’ National Collective (DANC) and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) led a discussion about how dancers can work together to create safe, sustainable, and equitable working conditions. Core Participants: Evvie Allison, Antuan Byers, David Gonsier, Alex Rodabaugh, Megan Wright, and Griff Braun. This event, originally intended to take place in-person at Gibney Dance, was shifted to a virtual format.

Freelance Dancer Roundtable: Organizing for Collective Power

October 19, 2019

Dance Artists’ National Collective (DANC), the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA-NY) led a round-table discussion for freelance dancers. This event took place at Steps on Broadway. Panelists: Evvie Allison, Griff Braun, David Gonsier, and Alex Rodabaugh.

Dancers in Museums Focus Group

January 15, 2020

Co-Hosted by DANC and AGMA at Performance Space New York. Freelance dancers gathered and discussed dancers’ rights especially when it comes to performing in museums. Check out the meeting notes for details on the discussion.