Support students in ARTS in NYC, this amazing semester-long Study Domestic program that bridges the gap between FSU and the professional arts world. Gifts will underwrite attendance at the APAP Conference in January & supplemental studio classes.

Donations ended on 3/7/2024

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Arts in NYC: Dance Program Support

ARTS in NYC is FSU's semester-long 'Study Domestic' program, administered by the School of Dance in the FSU College of Fine Arts.

After a two-year hiatus, ARTS in NYC returned in January 2023 where thirteen students traveled to the Big Apple for coursework, behind-the-scenes tours, internships and supplemental studio classes at some of the world's most renowned companies. 

Metrocards, city housing, performance tickets, and supplemental studio classes...ARTS in NYC is an important transition from classroom-to-career, but the cost is high.

Help us underwrite registration for dance students to attend the premier performing arts festival/conference (APAP) in January 2025 and additional studio courses throughout the semester. MAKE A GIFT TODAY!

ARTS in NYC is directed by Hannah Schwadron, MFA, Ph.D. Donors are invited to attend a Guest Lecture with Dr. Schwadron on November 9 at the home of Bobbie & Segundo Fernandez. 

ARTS in NYC introduces students to the professional dance world, not as tourists but as working members of the inner community. The program offers a supportive way to study for a semester in NYC while figuring out how to negotiate the city and the arts. As a fully credited program, ARTS in NYC offers structured classes and carefully selected internships that help students assess how they might fit into the field. ARTS in NYC is a mentored system of interlocking classes, performances and events that immerse students in NYC arts and culture. This enables students to use the city as an arts resource and allows them to begin serious networking and gain confidence for the future.

Guest speakers have included: Monica Bill Barnes, Bill T. Jones, Ana “Rockafella” Garcia, “Storyboard P,” Noemie LaFrance, Ephrat Asherie, Brahms “Bravo” LaFortune, Okwui Okpokwasili, Doug Elkins, Nora Chipaumire and Jorge “PopMaster Fabel” Pabon. Additionally, participating students enjoy opportunities to engage with the broadening network of ARTS in NYC alumni to build professional contacts. 


Jeté Level

Underwrite one student registration for the APAP Conference in NYC
Give $200.00

Sauté Level

We'll team you up with another donor at this level to underwrite a student registration for the APAP Conference in NYC
Give $100.00

Relevé Level

Underwrite two (2) continuing education studio classes for a student
Give $50.00

Battement Level

Underwrite a continuing education studio class for a student
Give $25.00

Thank You to Our Supporters






Board Members

Supporter Amount Gift Date
Katy Cashin & Alec Sullivan  Battement Level $25.00 3/6/2024 11:47 PM
Yue Qiu  Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 11:04 PM
Anonymous Donor  Relevé Level $75.00 3/6/2024 8:44 PM
Mandi Young & Adam Young   Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 8:37 PM
Brittany Powell  Relevé Level $75.00 3/6/2024 8:31 PM
Jay Steele  Jeté Level $250.00 3/6/2024 8:18 PM
Sawyer Ramsey  Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 8:15 PM
Mary McKelvey & Michael McKelvey    Sauté Level $125.00 3/6/2024 7:53 PM
Megan Callaghan & Austin Caufield  Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 7:32 PM
Nanch Redig  Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 7:01 PM
Ilana Goldman & Gabriel Williams  Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 6:59 PM
Jean Addison  $20.00 3/6/2024 6:33 PM
Latika Young  $5.00 3/6/2024 5:09 PM
Jeff Boykins & Tiffany   Jeté Level $500.00 3/6/2024 4:53 PM
Heather Mayo & Wayne Mayo   Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 4:36 PM
Jawole Zollar   Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 3:23 PM
Adele Myers   Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 3:04 PM
Carla Peterson  Relevé Level $75.00 3/6/2024 2:59 PM
Kehinde Ishangi   Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 1:30 PM
Karen Nobel & James Nobel  Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 1:22 PM
Michael A. Fornaro   Battement Level $25.00 3/6/2024 1:08 PM
Marina Lickson  Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 1:04 PM
Bobbie Fernandez & Segundo  Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 12:59 PM
Sara Dimmick   Jeté Level $500.00 3/6/2024 12:01 PM
Cricket Mannheimer    $5.00 3/6/2024 11:59 AM
Renee Roy-DePeter & Thomas DePeter  Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 10:57 AM
Katherine Lennie   Relevé Level $50.00 3/6/2024 10:35 AM
Becky Shepherd & Nick Shepherd    Battement Level $25.00 3/6/2024 10:33 AM
David Mitchell & Amy  Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 8:42 AM
Diahann Lassus    Jeté Level $250.00 3/6/2024 8:40 AM
Rosa Bledsoe  Sauté Level $100.00 3/6/2024 8:08 AM
Jose Luzarraga   Battement Level $25.00 3/6/2024 6:36 AM
Jonathan Klepper  Battement Level $25.00 3/6/2024 12:19 AM

Donations for this project ended on 3/7/2024 12:00 AM

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