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In 2024 there are several projects and programs that desperately need your support. All of these will result in us continuing and expanding our reach and our capacity to serve the work we love so much. Please look over these initiatives and give at a larger level if possible. Simply use this payment link or email us with the initiative you would like to support, and give at the larger level that feels possible for you. For substantial donations that cover the full cost of any one of these initiatives we would be happy to discuss naming opportunities. Thank you!

  • BIPOC Scholarships: Throughout the year The Field Center offers 3-4 fully subsidized and non-application based spots for Black, Indigenous and POC participants who wish to come to our programs but otherwise not be able to due to inherent financial structural inequities. To see the impact of this program in terms of diversity and accessibility at the Field Center, please look through our 2023 ANNUAL REPORT.

      TOTAL ANNUAL COST: $15​k

Two participants sit together in class listening with focus, PANDA 1 2023
closeup of a group of dancers letting one person down from a lift. hands reach towards their head in support.
Tamika Daniels solo dancing in the Sky Room studio, PANDA 1 2023
  • F.I.R.E. Gathering: This new residency invites up to 25 Indigenous artists from all modalities to come for a week to discuss, strategize and connect with fellow artists working in the u.s./canada today, offering a rare chance for the folks to make work, rest and be in residency as a group. Travel Stipends, Room and Board provided. Learn more HERE.

     TOTAL COST: 8k​

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Image of the nearby River with glassy ripples over rocks of various shades of brown.

  • NEW OUTDOOR DANCE + PERFORMANCE PAVILION: This April we will begin construction on a 1.5k sq foot new outdoor studio at the Field Center! Our largest new initiative this year, this new space will allow us to expand our capacity by 15-20 persons per event between May + October! It will create a larger dance floor for phrase-based and choreographic material, and offer an outdoor performance venue that we can both host events and be rented to others for local public events. This is a long needed and very important step for us and we NEED your support to make it real!


Image of the proposed new studio design, in 5 stages. Starting as an open air studio and eventually developed to have walls, windows, and insulation.

  • WHEELCHAIR ACCESIBLE SHOWERS: Though the majority of our studios, half of our bedrooms, as well as our kitchen and dining room are all currently accessible by wheelchair, we do not, as of yet, have wheelchair accessible showers in any of our bedrooms. This means that participants confined to wheelchairs who wish to attend our multi-day events cannot easily bathe or have the same access to the amenities other participants have. Through a combination of local grant support and robust funding, we hope to renovate two of our bathrooms on the first floor into ‘walk-in’ showers that allow for people in chairs to shower and wash easily. As an organization that prides itself on accessibility and regularly hosts disabled teachers and participants, this is an essential step for usThis is a one time donation, with an ongoing impact.

      TOTAL COST: 12k


Image of a proposed bathroom to be renovated to have wheelchair accessible showers.
Image of a proposed bathroom to be renovated to have wheelchair accessible showers.

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE: General Donations

We need your help! Financially things continue to offer multiple challenges for us and we rely heavily on support from donors. This year, we offer a number of new ways to help us, through gifts large and small:

  • General Donations. As always, simply DONATE through our one time donation form!

  • We now offer ‘Monthly Donor’ opportunities to give, starting at $10 a month, to us. Simply use this payment link and become a monthly donor!

  • Gift Certificates! For $475 dollars you can give any 4-day event here [including many of our workshops and contact improvisation jams] to a person of your choice throughout 2024. Simply use this payment link and we will send a digital certificate to you for someone you love!

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Thank you for supporting the work we do!

Jared Williams dancing with and lifting Rose Cole-Cohen in the Sky Room studio
Dancers in PANDA 1 2023
Dancer in PANDA 1 2023 solo dancing in the sky room studio

Photos by Rosa Allegra Wolf and Amanda Boggs

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