A Grand New Studio, and 6 to Spare more...
by ERIKA KINETZ for the New York Times
WHEN it comes to the competition for New York City real estate, dance has often lost. This year, it won. Five new dance spaces have opened in Manhattan in the last year or so, and two more are in the works. Either the dance world is less impoverished than has long been thought, or else it has had a very lucky year.
"The trend has long been for spaces to migrate to the outer boroughs," said Steve Gross, the executive director of the Field, an artist-services organization based in Manhattan. "It seems like the tide is turning."
published: December 25, 2005