Larissa Velez-Jackson was recently nominated for a 2016 "Bessie Award" for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer
LVJ recieves a 2016 Foundation for Contemporary arts "Grant to Artists" award
Larissa Velez-Jackson is one of six artists to receive an FCA grant for 2016 in Dance. Since the Foundation's inception in 1963, FCA supports individual artists and collectives working in dance, music/sound, performance art/theater, poetry, and the visual arts through five grant programs. Fourteen Grants to Artists of $40,000 each were awarded in January 2016.
Give It To You Stage is supported by the New York Live Arts, Live Feed program, which is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional residency for the development of Give It To You Stage is provided by the Watershed Lab residency at Mount Tremper Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Process Space residency, Gibney Dance Center DIP residency and CUNY Queens College Drama Theater and Dance department in partnership with New York Live Arts.