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For Artists and Arts Organizations

Professional Development Program 2012—13


Professional development training in collaboration with the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center.


Read more about the BAM Professional Development Program

For its inaugural year, the PDP focuses on dance, welcoming 14 companies to BAM along with 11 DeVos Institute Performers In Transition fellows—individual dancers interested in making a transition to arts administration. The program will culminate with six of the Brooklyn based companies, selected by an independent panel, presenting a self-funded production at the BAM Fisher in the spring/summer of 2013.

Participating Organizations:

Batoto Yetu
Big Dance Theater
Brighton Ballet Theater*
Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!)
Brooklyn Ballet
The Center for Performance Research (CPR)
Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre*
Evidence, A Dance Company
Gallim Dance*
Tiffany Mills Company*
Triskelion Arts

*Performing at the BAM Fisher at end of residency

Participating Fellows:

Danielle McFall (MOMIX Dance Theatre )
Emily Waters (Pennsylvania Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet)
Francine Sheffield (Urban Bush Women)
Katie Diamond (Jose Limón Dance)
Keith Roberts (American Ballet Theatre, Twyla Tharp Dance)
Leslie Roybal (Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana)
Natalia Alonso (Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Ballet Hispanico)
Paloma McGregor (Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Urban Bush Women)
Richard Chen See (Paul Taylor Dance Company)
Rujeko Dumbutshena (Fela! On Broadway)
Sara Procopio (Shen Wei Dance Arts)

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Gallim Dance presents Blush

Gallim Dance captures the most elusive of human expressions in this raw, intimate work.

May 21—May 26, 2013
Berries and Bulls and The Feast (Part 1)

Tiffany Mills Company presents two new works, including the world premiere of Berries and Bulls.

May 30—Jun 2, 2013
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre presents Stereopsis

Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre presents two world premieres and the celebrated work Base Pairs

Sep 4—Sep 7, 2013
Becoming - Corpus

Meditative stillness and immersive video converge in this multi-layered dance performance.

Sep 12—Sep 15, 2013
Children's Album

An original ballet by Edouard Kouchnarev, set to the music of Tchaikovsky.

Sun, Jun 23, 2013