Through workshops and one-on-one consultation sessions, the Learning & Leadership Studio provides programming that introduces innovative ideas about arts management, teaches crucial business skills, and helps artists and arts administrators define both individual and organizational goals. Additionally, arts organizations and other nonprofits have the option to rent the Studio’s facilities for board meetings and other organizational gatherings.
Building your Brand
Tuesday, March 21 / 6:30 – 8:30 pm
An Artist’s Roadmap
Monday, April 3 / 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Artist Residencies: Approaching and Developing Your Application
Tuesday, May 2 / 6:30 - 8:00 pm
‘I Hate Your Work’
Tuesday, May 16 / 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Tuesday, February 7 / 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Finding Non-Dance Work That Works for You
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
A workshop focused on how to turn your strengths and interests into income producing sideline work while continuing to pursue your dance career. Co-presented with the Actors Fund.
Financial Literacy Workshop
Jun 27, 2015
Writing Workshop with Ursula Eagly
March 9 and 16, 2015
This two-part workshop explored ways to use writing to support our dances. The first session addressed artist notes and artist statements, and the second session continued work on our statement and addressed grant writing, as well. We shared the ways in which we are already using language in our processes and created new texts through interviewing, writing, and reading.
One-on-One with Sarah A.O. Rosner: Radical Business
March 10, 2015
Artists & Taxes: Workshop with Rosalba Mazzola
February 17, 2015
October 25, 2014
The Legal Clinic, co-hosted by Dance/NYC, featured 30-minute individual consultations with arts and entertainment attorneys. Attorneys were prepared to discuss legal issues concerning entertainment, intellectual property (i.e. copyright and trademarks), licensing, corporation/incorporation, and collaboration agreements.
Dance Writing with Wendy Perron
October 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2015
This workshop focused on the nuts and bolts of channeling ideas and perceptions into prose: word choice, tone, syntax, and rhythm. These basic skills can be applied to all forms of dance journalism including reviews, interviews, profiles, features, previews, appreciations, blog posts. And yes, grant applications.