Global Update:

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Happening This Week

Female Choreography Commissions, World Premieres, and Programming

Leadership Changes

For continual updates on leadership changes see Dance Data Project® – Artistic Director Transitions 2022 Spreadsheet

  • Sarasota Performing Arts Foundation Announces New CEO
    • On November 15, 2023:  The Sarasota Performing Arts Foundation announced that Tania Castroverde Moskalenko (female) has been appointed CEO of the organization, effective February 5, 2024. She succeeds Jim Travers (male) who has been serving as Interim CEO of the organization. 
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation Announce New Director and CEO
    • On November 20, 2023:  the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation announced that Dr. Mariët Westermann (female) has been appointed as the new Director and CEO effective June 1, 2024. Westermann succeeds Richard Armstrong (male), who announced his departure in the summer of 2022. 
  • Garth Fagan Dance Announces New Artistic Director and CEO
    • On November 20, 2023:  Garth Fagan Dance announced the retirement of Garth Fagan (male) as Artistic Director and CEO of the company. The company also announced the appointment of Natalie Rogers-Cropper (female) as the new CEO, and Norwood “PJ” Pennewell (male) as the new Artistic Director of the company. 
  • Cleveland Ballet President & CEO Announces Resignation
    • On November 21, 2023:  Former Cleveland Ballet President and CEO Michael Krasnyansky (male) announced his official resignation effective immediately. The company’s current Vice President Howard Bender (male) is serving as Interim CEO for the company.
  • Leipzig Ballet Announces New Ballet Director Appointment
    • On November 27, 2023:  Leipzig Ballet announced that Rémy Fichet (male) will succeed Mario Schröder (male) as Director of the company effective at the beginning of the 2024/2025 season. This is a male-to-male transition.
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces First Ever Ailey Artist In Residence
    • In October 2023:  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater announced that Amy Hall Garner (female) is the first awardee of the Ailey Artist In Residence Program.

Artist Opportunities

This section focuses on new or upcoming deadlines for artist opportunities, in conjunction with our Fellowships, Competitions and Initiatives Guide. For a more comprehensive list of artist opportunities, please see the link above.

Outstanding Artists (lighting, music, tech, design, etc.)

  • NYU Center for Ballet & The Arts and Juilliard Announce Second CBA-Juilliard Fellowship Recipient
    • NYU’s Center for Ballet and the Arts and Juilliard have announced that Mio Ishikawa (female) is the second-ever recipient of the CBA-Juilliard Fellowship. This fellowship “supports a developing artist and Juilliard alum by providing space and resources that allow the fellow to take risks and try new ideas” and create new work. 
  • Australasian Dance Collective and BlakDance Announce First Collective Residencies Recipients
    • Australasian Dance Collective (ADC) and BlakDance have announced the First Collective Residencies recipients. These residencies are designed to “support established and emerging First Nations choreographers and dancers.” Recipients include Vicki Van Hout (female), Yolande Brown (female), Jasmin Sheppard (female), Amrita Hepi (female),  Katina Olsen (female), raymond blanco (male), Joel Bray (male), and Karul Projects.

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