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Give to the Creation Fund before January 1, 2018 and help us raise $18,000 for our 2017-18 commissioned artists. DONATE Thank you if you’ve already given a gift!  If you mailed us a check between November 27-December 4, we may… Read more

Gillian Walsh in Conversation with Lydia Bell

Photo: Ian Douglas

  If you could make one dance before the world ends, what would it be? I turned this over in my mind as I watched a recent rehearsal for Gillian Walsh’s new work, a Danspace Project commission entitled Moon Fate… Read more

Constellations and Influences: Jasmine Hearn

Collage by Jasmine Hearn.

  Jasmine Hearn writes in response to our prompt, My most significant artistic influence(s) is/are…Because…: those I surround myself with dreams memories illustrations by Diane and Leo Dillan Anything by Octavia Butler all that I have inherited honey water lace vulnerability… Read more

Fall 2017: A Letter from Judy Hussie-Taylor

Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener at Josiah McElheny's "Prismatic Park" residency, curated by Danspace Project at Madison Square Park, Summer 2017.

Dear Friends, Last year Danspace Project’s resonant Platform 2016: Lost & Found explored the impact of the AIDS epidemic on dance artists from the 1980s to the present. One of the many positive by-products of guest-curated Platforms is that it… Read more

Untamed Space: What can Black creativity look like?

Photo: Richard Louissaint.

  by Rosamond S. King (Untamed Space dramaturge) edited by André M. Zachery   Untamed Space Description In Untamed Space, Renegade Performance Group artistic director and choreographer André M. Zachery calls upon his familial lineage in the Southern United States… Read more