2015 Women in Dance Leadership Conference took place from October 29th – November 1st at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A.
This four day long, biannual conference in 2015 assembled some of the greatest thinkers in dance, academics, performers, and professional companies. Some of the presenters include ODC Dance Company, Karole Armitage, Dr. Ann Dils, Yin Mei, and Thodos Dance Chicago. The conference attracted over 230 choreography submissions from 21 different countries for the adjudicators to select ten choreographers from California, New York, Texas, Tennessee, Wisconsin in addition to Canada, Italy, and Taiwan to present their work. During the conference, over 150 participants gathered together to share four full concerts of innovative work with the local audience and to discuss and explore possibilities to continue promoting and celebrate female leadership in Dance and related fields.
Check out the highlights of the 2015 conference: