Judy Hussie-Taylor

30 Nov 2016


Judy Hussie-Taylor. Photo by Michael Hart.

Judy Hussie-Taylor has served as Executive Director of Danspace Project, a New York City venue for independent experimental choreographers, since 2008. Her theme-based Platform series there has mobilized artists as advocates and curators for a great range of dialogues within the field. The former Executive Director of the nationally acclaimed Colorado Dance Festival, she has also served as Artistic Director for theater programs at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and Deputy Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. She taught in the department of art and art history at the University of Colorado Boulder and was director of the department's prestigious visiting artist program. Through her work at CDF, she participated in the National Performance Network and the National Dance Project. She has been a consultant for the National Dance Project's Regional Dance Development Initiative and Contemporary Art Centers Initiative. Hussie-Taylor served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2012 and 2013, a Performance LOI panelist in 2014, and as the Performance panel chair in 2015.