Past Events of 2016

Disability. Dance. Artistry. (Inter)national Voices Town Hall Series

Dance/NYC is currently looking for volunteers for our upcoming Disability. Dance. Artistry. (Inter)national Voices Town Hall Series. Our first event is Dance Makers on Disability on Thursday, July 7th, 2016, from 6:00-8:00pm at The Duke, located at 229 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. We are reaching out to those who might have an interest in attending the event or can perhaps help spread word. We encourage both disabled and nondisabled people to participate and volunteer at this event.

2nd Annual Summer Jazz Arts Institute

Summer Jazz Arts Institute (SJAI), a training hosted by The Jazz Drama Program, (JDP) announces its 2016 program for teachers, arts specialists, and teaching artists to build their knowledge and skills in teaching jazz arts to awaken deeper imagination, discipline, community and trust with their students. The introductory day on Wednesday, July 6 from 9am to 5pm at LaGuardia Community College will welcome participants who are new to teaching. The core of the institute, open to all educators and artists,

Second Annual SCHOOL’S OUT TA PARTY at Lincoln Center Theater’s Claire Tow Theater Bar & Terrace

Join the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable for a summer party and FUNdraiser! Enjoy cocktails and refreshments on the terrace with your friends and colleagues as we celebrate the end of another school year.Claire Tow Theater Bar & Terrace, Lincoln Center Theater, 150 West 65th Street, NYC $25 to support the Roundtable’s programs ($20 is tax deductible)Click here to purchase ticketsDrinks & refreshments included!
The Claire Tow Lobby is located on the roof of the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

Face to Face 2016 Session Handouts and Materials

Presenters have posted session handouts and other materials here for your easy access.
The Center for Arts Education Parent Advocacy Toolkit

Arts Education Parent Advocacy Toolkit is Now Available!  The Center for Arts Education recently released the Arts Education Parent Advocacy Toolkit with plenty of great tips and strategies for parents, educators, and community members, to help expand arts education at public schools across the city. Download and view the kit at

Face to Face 2016 Schedule & Breakout Sessions 2016

Session room location information is provided at the conference and on our Guidebook App. (See user’s guide)


Making Art Together – all-conference art installation – 2nd floor main hallway until 1:45 on Thursday.


Registration/breakfast: 8:30 – 9:30

Welcome/Opening Remarks

Student Short Film Screenings

Session I.  10:15 –

Face to Face 2016 Jessica Wilt Memorial Fellowship

In Memoriam and Tribute to Jessica Wilt

Jessica Wilt was an inspiration and a mentor to many students and educators. She helped bridge the divide between local and national advocacy efforts. For that reason, the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable will establish a fellowship to honor her legacy.

The Jessica Wilt Memorial Fellowship will provide an emerging dance educator with the unique opportunity to participate in professional development opportunities in New York City and around the country and to serve as a resource to others by sharing those experiences through social media channels.

Face to Face 2016 Directions and Accommodation


The address of Shepard Hall is 160 Convent Avenue, Close to 138th Street and Convent Avenue. Check transportation before departure by visiting

The most easily accessible train stops to CCNY are the 137th Street – City College stop on the 1 Train (Red Line), or the 145th Street stop on the A,B,C,D Train (Blue/Orange Lines).

To get to Shepard Hall at CCNY from the 137th Street – City College stop on the 1 Train(Red Line)
• Take 1 Train to 137th Street – City College Station
• Exit train at 137th Street – City College Station
• Walk East on 138th Street
• Turn left onto Hamilton Pl
• Turn right onto W 140th
• Turn right onto Convent Ave

To get to Shepard Hall at CCNY from the 145th Street –

Face to Face 2016 Using the Face to Face Guidebook app

We are using the Guidebook App as a new interactive tool to impart and exchange information about Face to Face. In addition to checking the schedule and finding out about speakers and sessions, you can upload your conference photos, take session notes that you can keep forever, Tweet using the conference hashtags, and complete your conference evaluation forms.

Click here to see our Guidebook users guide.

Printed Face to Face programs will also be available.

Face to Face 2016 Conference Evaluation

We need your input!

Please help us fulfill our funder requirements and provide important data to help us plan future Face to Face conferences by completing this short Conference Evaluation Survey.

Click here to access the survey. Place an X next to the numbers that apply and add comments. Email your completed survey with the subject line “Face to Face Conference Survey” to

Or use the survey on the Guidebook App (go to Guidebook menu on your device,

Face to Face `16


Two days of arts in education exploration
April 27 & 28, 2016
Keynote Speaker Wednesday

Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Arts activist, an internationally renowned spoken-word poet, dancer, choreographer, playwright, and director, and the Chief of Programs and Pedagogy at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  

Find out more about Marc Bamuthi Joseph and his work here

Keynote Speaker Thursday

Scott Barry Kaufman

Scientific Director,