|Time:||Wed Jan 30 2013 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM|
|Info: Hosted/Sponsored By:||Grinnell College Public Events Committee|
|Requestor:||Mccall, Teresa 3235|
Public Events Dance Performance:
Michael Mao Dance
Michael Mao’s choreography has been presented throughout the USA, throughout Mexico, in China, in Paris, Oslo, Hong Kong, Stockholm, Italy, and in Edinburgh, UK. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, corporations and foundations. His choreography has received funding from the Polaroid Foundation, the Dolfinger McMahon Foundation, and the American Dialogue Program, a project of the National Task Force on Presenting and Touring the Performing Arts funded by the National Endowment, the Pew Charitable Trust, and the Rockefeller Foundation, Mostly recently from the George Soros Open Society Foundation.
Michael’s work with teen immigrants has been supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. His ESLdance™ – Learning English Through Dance – was designated in 1999 by the National Endowment for the Arts as a Model Program to be replicated nationally. Michael has been a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Alliance, Pennsylvania On Tour, and Center for Arts Education. He is on the Board of Directors of New York State Alliance for Arts Education, and a member of the New York City Board of Education’s Blueprint Committee for Dance, and continues to be a facilitator for its professional development projects.
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