Dance/USA Announces Sixth Annual Institute for Leadership Training
Dance/USA is accepting applications for its sixth annual Institute for Leadership Training (DILT), a national dance mentorship and leadership development program. Mentor-mentee pairs will be selected for the 2017 Institute for Leadership Training, which runs from June 2017 through December 2017. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 3, 2017. Selected participants will be notified in mid-April.
The overarching goal of DILT is to build the leadership and decision-making skills of emerging dance leaders who represent the diversity of the national, professional dance community. Dance/USA is seeking emerging leaders from all corners of the professional dance field. The 2017 program will have a specific focus on supporting individuals of African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab, and Native American descent; individuals with disabilities or working in physically integrated dance; and individuals from a diversity of gender identities including transgender, agender, gender fluid, genderqueer, etc. All are welcome to apply regardless of Dance/USA membership.