Jane Hirshberg: Dancing with the Community

Liz Lerman Dance ExchangeJane Hirshberg is the Managing Director and CEO of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. Prior to that she was manager of the Culture in Community fund at the New England Foundation for the Arts, as well as Director of Development and Education at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Dance Exchange has been creating groundbreaking new dance works performed by a cross-generational company since 1976. The projects engage individuals and communities in making and performing work, seeking to make meaningful connections between people and art.

In this interview Jane talks about creative capital, community, and how projects such as Ferocious Beauty: Genome are created and sustained.

Related links: Better Together

Photo Credit: Stan Barouh

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