Dance: FY 2024 Grants Panelists

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel A
November 1, 2023

Francisco Gella
Dance Educator, Choreographer, and Entrepreneur
Santa Fe, NM

Dominic Moore-Dunson
Choreographer/Consultant
Akron, OH

Nathalie C. Oates (Layperson)
Director of Impact
Generation West Virginia
White Sulphur Springs, WV

Ilya Vidrin
Assistant Professor
Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel B
November 1, 2023

Colleen Bialas
Dance Instructor
Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association, Inc.
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Jessica Chen
Artistic Director
J CHEN PROJECT, Inc.
New York, NY

Katherine Haskel (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Usher 
Dallas Symphony Association, Inc.
Dallas, TX

Sarah Beth Oppenheim
Artistic Director
Heart St├╝ck Bernie
Faculty
D.C. Wheel Productions, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD

Keith Thompson
Assistant Director of Dance
School of Music, Dance and Theatre
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel C
November 3, 2023

Kim Davis
Consultant
Highwood, IL

Kun-Yang Lin
Artistic Director
KYL Dancers, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

Aaron Shackelford
Director of Programming
Duke Arts
Durham, NC

Sabrina Vasquez
Senior Educator
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Beatryx Washington (Layperson)
Executive Vice-President
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
O.C. Tanner Company
Salt Lake City, UT

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel D
November 3, 2023

Sara Hoenes (Layperson)
Program Officer 
National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Washington, DC

Kevin LaMarr Jones
Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director
CLAVES UNIDOS
Richmond, VA

Majinn O'Neal
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Dance
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Maithili Patel
Freelance Kathak Dancer and Choreographer
West Orange, NJ

Judith Smith
Consultant
Oakland, CA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel E
November 8, 2023

Melissa A. Croushorn (Layperson)
Movement Educator Pilates Instructor
Franklin, TN

Marquis Engle
Managing Director
RAWdance
Oakland, CA

Kerri-Noelle Humphrey
Director, Programs
Alabama Dance Council, Inc.
Huntsville, AL

Abdiel Jacobsen
Assistant Professor 
Dance
Scripps College
New York, NY

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel A
June 6, 2023

Wally Chappell (Layperson)
Retired Arts Administrator
Iowa City, IA

Samuel Matthew Hobbs
Artistic Director
Push/FOLD
Portland, OR

Natalie Rogers-Cropper
Assistant Rehearsal Director
Garth Fagan Dance, Inc.
Pittsford, NY

Sokeo Ros
Director/Professor
Moore Hall
Institutional Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Providence College
Cranston, RI

Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour
Managing Director
Kinetic Light
San Diego, CA

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel B
June 6, 2023

Tobi Becerra (Layperson)
Director, Philanthropic Strategies
Fidelity Charitable®
Denver, CO

Colt Chambers
Director of Development
The Georgia Ballet
Council Member
Georgia Council for the Arts
Marietta, GA

Joy French
Executive Director
Bare Bait Dance
Missoula, MT

Jennifer Harge
Founder
Harge Dance Stories
Highland Park, MI

J'Sun Howard
Dance Artist
Chicago, IL

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel C
June 8, 2023

Bradford Chin
Graduate Teaching Associate
Campus Climate Director
University of California, Irvine
San Francisco, CA

Vanessa Chumbley (Layperson)
Project Manager
Rare's Center for Behavior & the Environment
Silver Spring, MD

Kristen Harts
Community Programs Administrator
Minds In Motion/Richmond Ballet
North Chesterfield, VA

Kenneth Shirley
Chief Executive Officer
Indigenous Enterprise
Gilbert, AZ

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel D
June 8, 2023

Christine Chen (Layperson)
Senior Consultant
La Piana Consulting
Arkville, NY

Erin Johnson
Executive Director
Velocity Dance Center
Seattle, WA

Ben Levine
Director of Production
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Washington, DC

Lauren Ashlee Messina
Dance Instructor
New Orleans School of Ballet
Metairie, LA

Sixto Wagan
Director
BIPOC Arts Network and Fund
Houston, TX

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel E
June 12, 2023

Dana Tai Soon Burgess
Founding Artistic Director and Choreographer
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company
Washington, DC

Beatrice Capote
Associate Professor Contemporary Dance Program
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
Indiana University Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Tania Castroverde Moskalenko
Nonprofit Arts & Culture Consultant
Miami, FL

Padma Chebrolu
Artistic Director
Cultural Centre of India (CCI)
Cincinnati, OH

Kelly Knoke (Layperson)
Business Systems Administrator
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Milwaukee, WI