Sali Ann Kriegsman, Advisory Board
Sali Ann Kriegsman's efforts to advance the art and artists of dance and to nurture greater appreciation of the arts include her work as a writer, critic, editor, funder, artistic and executive director, presenter, producer, teacher and adviser.
has served as artistic adviser to the Digital Dance Library planning project, president of the Dance Heritage Coalition (the alliance of major American dance collections), executive director of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, director of the National Endowment for the Arts Dance Program, dance consultant to the Smithsonian Institution
, executive editor at The American Film Institute, and administrator of The American Dance Theater, the first professional modern dance repertory company, co-directed by Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow at Lincoln Center.
has taught and lectured at schools, universities, festivals, museums and community centers across the country and abroad, and advised private and public funding agencies.
book, Modern Dance in America: The Bennington Years, the first exhaustive documentary history of that legendary period, was hailed by The New York Times
as "a vivid and human picture of a crucial chapter in American culture.