Dunamis \dew-nah-miss\ n 1. the capacity to be in a different and more completed state.
Dunamis ignites agency and transformative growth for emerging artists and arts-managers of color by serving as a nexus for professional development, community-building, consultation, production, advocacy and developing equitable pipelines for access and leadership in creative spaces. In short, we do a lot for a small amount of people. We give you the support you need to grow into a greater and more complete version of yourself.
Check out our "Dunamis Life Cycle" below and see where you fit!
How Will YOU Grow With Us?
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Whether its one consultation, one event, or one program learn how to move through the Dunamis model in the way that makes the most sense for you!
Possess clear vision of artistic identity/perspective.
Develop & produce work/lead organization and companies.
Use positions to increase access and opportunities for other creatives of color.
Developing clarity on artistic identity/perspective.
Able to comfortably navigate within the arts community.
Establishing strong personal and professional bonds with local creatives of color.
Suggested Programs: Dunamis Alumni Network, Consultations
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"I think we all wish there was a secret path to arts success and there's not. I thought Dunamis was exceptional at providing some tools to find the road to success."
— Cohort Member, '18
WHAT DRIVES US:
How do we train and empower professionally-competent emerging artists of color?
How do we build diverse audiences and develop patrons of the arts?
How do we construct a pipeline of diverse, visionary arts-managers?
How can we increase Boston’s relevance as a cultural hub that both attracts and retains talented artists?