Dance

Dance

American dance is encyclopedic in scope and international in its aesthetic traditions. The National Endowment for the Arts is committed to advancing the nation's full range of dance artistry.

Dance Fact Sheet

Staff

Dance Director

Sara Nash
Sara Nash was appointed director of Dance in August 2018, In this position, she manages the NEA's grantmaking for dance...

Staff

Kate Folsom
Dance Specialist, folsomk@arts.gov
Juliana Mascelli
Dance Specialist, mascellij@arts.gov

Recent Grants

Recent Grants

An online grant search is available to find information on NEA grants from 2000 to the present.

Lifetime Honors

Medal of Arts

National Medal of Arts

The National Medal of Arts is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government and is awarded by the President of the United States.

Publications

This booklet provides national statistics on visual and performing arts attendance and literary reading rates using the 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts and comparing the results with...
The 2018 NEA Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for...

Audio

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Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre