Despite a growing appetite for dance-driven musicals, it's hard for independent artists to develop projects in this space. A funder-backed effort will make it easier.
The Shubert Foundation's latest record-breaking grant cycle underscores the growing influence of institutional arts funders in fields that traditionally lack robust individual and public support.
Want to see an example of a funder that went beyond paying lip service to the concepts of diversity and inclusion? Take a look at how Dance/USA changed its ways.
The New England Foundation for the Arts recently assessed the effectiveness of its National Dance Project. Its findings triggered the reallocation of funding while underscoring pressing challenges facing dance.
Elaine P. Wynn made her fortune in Las Vegas, so perhaps it's no surprise she's drawn to game-changing philanthropy in the fields of the arts, education, and health. Dance is a keen interest.
Funding for dance education may be on the wane nationally, but Jody Gottfried Arnhold and her husband remain undeterred. And they're giving millions.