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Gibney Dance
October 25, 2021
Dance Magazine

Inside the Gibney Company's Radical Reinvention

The Gibney Company is not your average contemporary-dance troupe. The 12 dancers, who are helmed by three directors enacting a model of lateral leadership, go by the title "artistic associate." As full-time employees, they make a competitive 52-week-per-year salary complete with health insurance, free on-site physical therapy, an annual artistic sabbatical and paid vacation. The company is deeply committed to activism, and part of each artistic associate's job is to do regular work with survivors of partner abuse, and to design fellowship projects aimed to fill a particular need in the community.

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