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Emergency Preparedness with Carol Foster

July 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop will prepare the dancer, dance companies, and the dance community for the unexpected emergencies that are happening around us daily. From natural disasters to the ongoing effects of climate change, Carol will prepare us for what’s to come and the lingering consequences of what has preceded us. Through economic turmoil and national tragedies, how can you be best prepared and how can you plant the seeds to thrive ahead? Carol will go through contingency plans, sources of aid, and re-opening in a post-Pandemic world.


1:1 Sessions August 1 – 7
Carol will offer individual sessions for those needing extra help for specific problems. As dancers and organizations often have struggles unique to them, she will offer aid and advice from her years of expertise and planning.

CAROL FOSTER is currently Special Programs Assistant for the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE (IABD), and she is working in the capacity as PERFORMING ARTS READINESS (PAR) Emergency Preparedness Consultant/Circuit Rider (one of four in the country). She is a founding member of IABD and has committed over forty-five years of dedicated service to the arts and arts education.
Foster has given countless hours in community service and has offered advice and support to many aspiring arts students, instructors, future company directors, etc. Her favorite quote is an old African proverb that states, “you must always proceed as though you cannot fail.” Carol Foster is pleased to add consultant/circuit rider for Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) to her extensive resume and skill-set. Training and working in this capacity have been eye-opening experiences. Foster is gratified to share this new-found knowledge with the dance community and is proud to be one of four consultant/circuit riders in the country now representing the PAR project.


July 27, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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