“Dance/NYC has flourished during Lane Harwell’s tenure. We look forward to continuing our upward trajectory of growth and impact,” says Dance/NYC Board Chair Elissa D. Hecker. “The Board of Directors thanks Lane for his tremendous years of service and the legacy that he leaves. We congratulate him on his significant new role.”
Harwell led Dance/NYC’s transition from a program of Dance/USA, the national service organization, to an independent nonprofit and has served as founding Executive Director since 2013. Under his leadership, Dance/NYC established its core capabilities of advocacy, research, leadership training, technology, and grantmaking to strengthen dance makers and educators and shape field policy, resource delivery, and management practices. Committed to social justice, the organization launched major ongoing initiatives focused on racial justice, disability equity, and immigrant rights.
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