American Recon 2016 Dance/NYC


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218 East 18th StreetNew York, NY 10003

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Dance/NYC thrives on its continued partnerships with enthusiastic volunteers from the NYC community who share our passion for promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the New York City metropolitan areas. We welcome volunteers as integral members of the Dance/NYC team and value their individual input, personal needs, and skillsets.

Dance/NYC is currently looking for volunteers for our upcoming 2016 American Recon event on Friday, November 4, 2016, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at the 92Y Warburg lounge, located at 1395 Lexington Avenue

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Join Dance/NYC and American Dance Abroad for a Town Hall discussion with 10 international dance presenters and producers participating in the fourth edition of American Dance Recon/New York. Made possible with lead support from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, American Dance Recon is a unique symposium for international presenters to reconnect with American dance and to use it as reconnaissance to better appreciate the diversity of American dance. In this Town Hall, New York City dance makers can learn about participants' work and curatorial styles, and trends in dance abroad. More info follows below.

Volunteer Opportunities

All event include two volunteer opportunities: Week-Of volunteers, and Day-Of volunteers:

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Day-Of volunteers volunteer for a minimum of four hours and attend the event. Volunteers are typically scheduled in work stations, including production areas such as registration, guest relations, photography, and communications.

Week-Of volunteers come in for a total of 9 hours over two separate days. One five-hour shift takes place either the day before or the day after the event and is flexible upon availability. Tasks include: support with administration, production, media editing, and post-production. The second four-hour shift takes place on the day of the event. Tasks include: set-up, registration, guest relations, photography, and communications.

Both disabled and non-disabled people are encouraged to participate and volunteer. All volunteers will receive an orientation and a NEW YORKER FOR DANCE TSHIRT.


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