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Performance Journal
Editor-in-Chief: Moriah Evans
Managing Editor: Lauren Bakst
Senior Editor: Macklin Kowal

Critical Correspondence
Editors: Biba Bell and Will Rawls


Martita Abril
Alexis Ambruso
Jenny Boissiere
Emma Rose Brown
Charles Gowin
Patrick Gallagher
Leanna Grennan
Aviva Kornel
Debbie Maciel
Kayt MacMaster
Kat Norcutt
Kelly O'Grady
Judah Levenson
Randy Reyes
Salma Abdel Salam
Trevor Salter
Mercedes Searer
Nola Smith
Deena Spaner
Katie Skinner
Sarazina Stein
Rainey White
Libby Wolf

  • *Critical Correspondence
  • **Performance Journal

  • Interns report to Greer Dworman and Anna Adams Stark

Board of Directors
  • Moira Brennan, Vice Chair (December 2011 – present) Program Director, MAP Fund at Creative Capital

  • Barbara Bryan, Executive Director (January 2000 – present) Performing Arts Producer, Manager and Curator

  • Maura Donohue (September 2015 – present) Assistant Professor at CUNY Hunter College

  • Cathy Edwards, Officer at Large (January 2008 – present) Executive Director, New England Foundation for the Arts

  • Stephen Facey, Chair (September 2010 – present) formerly Executive Vice President, Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

  • Boo Froebel, Treasurer (March 2009 – present) Producer, Lincoln Center Festival

  • Molly Gross (December 2013 – present) Communications Director, The Drawing Center

  • Ishmael Houston-Jones (2003-2012; July 2013 – present) Writer; Curator; Performer and Choreographer

  • Sarah Michelson (July 2013 – Present) Choreographer; Curator

  • Carla Peterson (2002-2011; Sept 2012 – present) Director, Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography

  • Will Rawls (December 2009 – present) Independent Choreographer, Performer and Producer

  • David Sheingold, Secretary (March 2010 – present) Independent consultant providing project development, strategic planning, evaluation, facilitation, and fundraising services

  • Steve Staso (2005-2013; September 2014 – present) Filmmaker; Visual artist; Dance enthusiast

  • Michèle Steinwald (March 2013 – present) Independent dance curator and presenter; Community Engagement Consultant, The Cowles Center

  • Dana Whitco (May 2013 – present) Director, Tisch Initiative for Creative Research, NYU

  • Guy Yarden (1989-91; 1995-97; 2003-2014; 2015 – present) Composer and Administrator

Artist Advisory Council
  • niv Acosta
    Laurie Berg
    Walter Dundervill
    Alex Escalante
    Marjani Fortè
    Danielle Goldman
    Joe Levasseur
    Mariangela Lopez
    Melanie Maar
    Jennifer Miller
    Jill Sigman
    Kathy Westwater
Advisory Board
  • Wendell Beavers
  • David Dorfman
  • Simone Forti
  • Cynthia Hedstrom
  • Bill T. Jones
  • Daniel Lepkoff
  • Mary Overlie
  • Steve Paxton
  • Yvonne Rainer
  • Jim Staley
  • Ian Douglas
  • Alex Escalante
  • Quentin Burley

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upcoming performances & events

  • Open Performance
    May 31, 7:00pm
    Open Performance
    Moderated by Vicky Shick*
    Ilona Bito, Re-Group, Lily Bo Shapiro
  • Movement Research At The Judson Church
    June 6, 8:00pm
    Movement Research at the Judson Church
    festival date
  • Studies Projects
    June 7, 6:30pm
    Festival Studies Project: PASSAGE
    Festival Curated by Aretha Aoki, Elliott Jenetopulos, Eleanor Smith and Tara Aisha Willis
    festival date
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