Meet Our 2022 Dance Teacher Awardees!
August 1, 2022

Join in community with and be inspired by an outstanding network of dance educators as we come together to celebrate the 2022 Dance Teacher Awards on Thursday, August 18, at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in NYC!

Tickets (including group tickets) are available for the ceremony only or for the ceremony with cocktail reception. Proceeds from the cocktail party fund the Dance Teacher Scholarship at MOVE|NYC|. Get your tickets now! 

Ahead of the ceremony, get to know the 2022 Dance Teacher Award recipients:

Kay Mazzo

Kay Mazzo sits on a window sill and smiles toward the camera. She wears a white dress and folds her hands in her lap.
Photo by Kyle Froman

Risa Steinberg

Photo by Kyle Froman

Ronald K. Alexander

Alexander at the 2019 Black Arts Institute summer intensive. Photo by Hollis King

Antonio and Kirven Douthit-Boyd


Kristine Elliott

From left: Kristine Elliott teaches dancers from the Mzansi Ballet of South Africa. Photo by Patricia Unterman, courtesy Elliott. Headshot photo by Weifferd Watts, courtesy Elliott

Ana Nery Fragoso

A dance teacher holding a drum teaches a dance class full of moving dancers.
Photo by Rachel Papo, Courtesy Fragoso

Yvonne Gutierrez

Yvonne Gutierrez, in all black, poses in the back with her Spanish dancers. The young female dancers are dressed in bright red and black performance dresses, adorned with floral patterns and polka dots. Their hair is pulled back into sleek low buns with adorning flowers. The group poses outside on a wooden patio in front of trees and bushes.
Gutierrez poses with her students at the Little Island Music & Dance Festival. Photo by Oscar Gutierrez, courtesy Y. Gutierrez

Get your tickets now! We can’t wait to see you there!

Header photo credits, clockwise from top left: Photo by Rosalie O’Connor, courtesy SAB, Photo by Peter Schaaf, courtesy Steinberg; Photo by Hollis King; Photo by Peter Wochniak, courtesy Center of Creative Arts; Photo by L Kronenfield; Photo by Nel Shelby; Photo by Patricia Unterman; Photo by Peter Wochniak, courtesy COCA

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