Updates as of 5/5

We’ve updated our Standard Recommendations, and Dance Field Scenarios for Performance Venues and Dance Presenters/Performance Venues to reflect New York State Department of Health Interim Guidance for Small and Medium Scale Performing Arts & Entertainment.  We’ve also updated our Standard Recommendations, Dance Field Scenarios, and FAQ page to reflect updates to the NYS Department of Health Travel Advisory. Additionally, we have added to our list of Resources.

Updates as of April 28, 2021

We’ve updated our Resources with new resources under Government, COVID-19, Advocacy, Government Outreach; Surveys, Petitions and Open Letters; Mental Health; Financial Support, General Support, Financial Resources for Independent Artists; Event Management; Additional, Additional Resources For Independent Artists, and we added the new Additional Resources for Undocumented Artists section.

Updates as of April 19, 2021

We’ve updated our Resources with new resources under Surveys, Dance Field Engagement, Financial Resources for BIPOC/Undocumented/LGBTQIA+ Communities, Additional Resources for Arts Organizations, and Additional Resources for Individual Artists. We have also added the Dance/NYC Field-Wide Call Session with Pavan Thimmaiah on De-escalation Techniques and Inspections to the Dance Studio Managers Scenario page and the ResourcesContinue reading “Updates as of April 19, 2021”

Updates as of April 5, 2021

We’ve updated our Standard Recommendations and Dance Field Scenarios pages after Governor Cuomo’s announcements that Group Fitness Classes can reopen as of March 22nd at 33% capacity, and that Arts and Entertainment Venues can reopen as of April 2nd at 33% capacity. We’ve also updated our Standard Recommendations and applicable Dance Field Scenarios to reflect the NY Forward Guidelines for Gyms and Fitness Centers. We’ve madeContinue reading “Updates as of April 5, 2021”

Updates as of March 8, 2021

We’ve updated our Dance Field Scenarios pages for Performance Venues and Dance Presenters/Performance Venues following Governor Cuomo’s announcement that beginning April 2, event, arts, and entertainment venues can reopen at 33 percent capacity, up to 100 people indoors and up to 200 people outdoors. Stay tuned for more updates to our Standard Recommendations page following the release of guidelinesContinue reading “Updates as of March 8, 2021”

Updates as of March 2, 2021

Coronavirus-Related Legal Resources from LawInfo added to our Resources page! This list includes resources on Employment Law, Business and Commercial Law, Dealing with Debt, Consumer Protection and Insurance Issues, Family Law, Estate Planning, and State Resources.  Our FAQ info on vaccines now includes the addition of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine to the list of authorized COVID-19 vaccinesContinue reading “Updates as of March 2, 2021”

Welcome Message from Alejandra Duque Cifuentes and Gina Gibney

Welcome to the Reopening Dance in NYC Website! This website and all of its content are made possible through the dance community’s dedication to supporting each other. As a collective effort between DanceNYC, Gibney, and multiple dance community members, these guidelines aim to help the dance community overcome the COVID-19 pandemic safely and equitably.

Welcome to the Reopening Dance in NYC Website!

Hello, and welcome to the Reopening Dance in NYC website, which hosts the Reopening Dance Standard Recommendations, as well as the Dance Field Specific Scenarios, Resources, Posters, Templates, and more! Using this site is easy and accessible. Here’s how: Start with our Introduction and read our GUIDE TO USING THIS SITE section. From there, feelContinue reading “Welcome to the Reopening Dance in NYC Website!”