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2016 Emergency Grants: Dance

16 Projects Supported

Vanessa Anspaugh (Brooklyn, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in May to premiere The End of Men; An Ode to Ocean at Abrons Arts Center in New York, June 8-11.

Laurie Berg (Brooklyn, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in January to perform The Mineralogy of Objects at Danspace Project in New York, January 14-16.

Kim Brandt (Brooklyn, NY), a choreographer, received a grant in May to perform Clear Night presented by ISSUE Project Room at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, May 20-27.

Megan Bridge (Philadelphia, PA), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in August to present Dust at internationale tanzmesse nrw in Düsseldorf, Germany, on September 3.

Gerald Casel(Santa Cruz, CA), a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in November to perform GERALDCASELDANCE at ODC Theater in San Francisco, December 8-10.

Moriah Evans (Brooklyn, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in May to present Social Dance 1-8: Index and Social Dance 9-12: Encounter at the Atelier de Paris in Paris, France, June 17-18.

Molissa Fenley (New York, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in September to tour her work at New York University, Stanford University, and Vassar College, October 7-October 27.

Lindy Fines (Brooklyn, NY), a performer and choreographer, received a grant in May to premiere Drift at Abrons Arts Center in New York, June 9-10.

Nicholas Gillette (Philadelphia, PA), an interdisciplinary performance artist, received a grant in July to present Almanac Dance Circus Theatre's Communitas as part of the inaugural Mexico City International Festival of Contemporary Dance in Mexico City, Mexico, August 10 and 13.

Ishmael Houston-Jones (New York, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in October to perform Variations on Themes from Lost and Found: Scenes from a Life and other works by John Bernd at Danspace Project in New York, November 3-5.

Layton Lachman (Oakland, CA), a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in February to perform Snake Talk at Performance Works NorthWest in Portland, February 26-27.

Juliette Mapp (Brooklyn, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in May to premiere Luxury Rentals at Danspace Project in New York, May 12-24.

Antonio Ramos (Brooklyn, NY), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in May to premiere Thirsty mind, love and starvation sitting in a lonely tree at JACK in Brooklyn, June 2-4.

Kirsten Schnittker (Brooklyn, NY), a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in February to remount Yours And Our Devices at the Triskelion Arts' Douglas Elliman Studio Theater in Brooklyn, on March 16.

Stacy Sperling (Brooklyn, NY), a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in February to premiere hot dark matter at JACK in Brooklyn, March 9-13.

Anna Martine Whitehead (Chicago, IL), a choreographer and performer, received a grant in December to perform SPREAD 1 as part of the FRESH Festival at the Joe Goode Annex in San Francisco, January 6-7.