Dance/NYC is the New York branch office of Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. Dance/NYC serves the dance community and its policymakers and funders through advocacy and research. The organization acts as a spokesperson on behalf of the field to the media, to the non-profit sector, to local and state government, and to the field itself. Dance/NYC serves the public with information that increases access to dance programs and institutions. It serves the field by building new audiences, promoting tourism and education, and fostering community dialogue. DanceNYC.org offers dynamic information about dance activity and a collaborative marketing platform for the field.
Boysdancetoo.com opened on Thanksgiving of 2010. The store stands alone as the only comprehensive, well stocked, US web-store dedicated solely to men’s and boy’s dancewear. It’s owners, veteran retail director and dancer Michael Colucci and Professional dancer and dancewear expert, Sarah Singer, are out to dissolve the tension and stigma attached to men who dance.
Boysdancetoo.com acts as just a store for now, however Mr. Colucci and Miss Singer are working diligently to create more than the best men’s and boy’s dancewear store in the world. Boysdancetoo. is an online e-commerce store, a statement, and the birth of a new culture for male dancers.
ABOUT THE SHOW:“The Kiner Hour – Lets Talk Dance With Ashani Mfuko“ is an internet radio show on the Talking Alternative Radio Broadcasting Network, which is also streamed live from the studio in New York City on Ustream.tv, on Tuesday nights from 7pm-8pm, with archives available for download. This show covers hot topics in the dance world, the business side of the dance industry, how to be successful in the dance industry, health and wellness, advice on how to use social media for dance, and how to stay positive and motivated as a dance studio owner, dance teacher, and professional dancer, with special guest interviews from dance-industry leaders.
Dance Teacher Web is an official sponsor of the Kiner Hour – Let’s Talk Dance with Ashani Mfuko.
Ashani Mfuko is a Social Media Strategist, Digital Marketing Specialist, Award-Winning Blogger, and Professional Dancer. Ashani works with small businesses, corporations, & non-profit organizations as a Social Media Strategist and Digital Marketing Specialist. She creates results-driven, innovative social media strategies that are proven to increase your revenue and catapult your brand to expert status in your niche! She has an extensive track record of creating and implementing successful social media strategies for her clients.
She is also the Host and Executive Producer of the “Inside New York City Dance” television show on MNN, and is a proud wife and new mom.
Ashani has been featured in Dance Magazine, as a “Media Maven”, as well as in Dance Mogul magazine, Inside Woman magazine, & Dance Studio Life magazine, in addition to various dance blogs online. She is the author and creator of the, “Finance Your Dance: How To Turn Your Passion Into Profit“ e-book and workshop, and her dance blog won the Reader’s Choice, “Top Dance Business Blog” of the year award, two years in a row. She is a leader in the field of social media and digital marketing, and is highly sought after as a dance performer and dance teacher in the New York City dance community. Ashani is on staff at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City, and teaches Advanced Jazz classes for their Jazz & Contemporary program & Ballet program.