Executive Director (Open)
Nadia Tykulsker is a native New Yorker, she is a mover/maker/administrator/social justice champion. She has worked administratively with a variety of artists and arts organizations, most recently Faye Driscoll, Donna Uchizono, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, and Cora Dance. She makes dance-based work that is committed to collaboration and the examination of social constructs. She has had the pleasure of dancing for Amy Chavasse, Xan Burley, Alex Springer, Jesse Philips-Fein, EmmaGrace Skove-Epes, Katie Dean, and Shannon Hummel.
Deloris Onwuka is the Marketing Director at Fourth Arts Block. Deloris is a writer, an activist, and multi-media art maker, and has been an active community member in the New York world of art and culturals for nearly seven years. Deloris previously has lent staffing support to several New York institutions and remains a strong proponent for the city’s social services and other programs, as well as a strong advocate for communities fulfilling their own needs. Deloris has had the pleasure of enjoying and facilitating performance art all over the city. In the world of art facilitation she does wear several hats and even has read in venues ranging from basements to bars about the city. Deloris also loves math, and playing music!
Dakota Scott – Special Projects, is currently working with FABnyc on Lower East Side History Month and FAB Rising, the 2017 benefit for Fourth Arts Block.
Krista Jansen is the Dance Block Assistant at Fourth Arts Block. Krista is a dancer and choreographer, born, raised and based in New York City. Together with CJ Holm, she founded the dance company Jansen & Holm that makes work that is imaginative, spacious,and humane. She has danced at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the Paramount Theatre, Dance Theatre Workshop, Martha’s Vineyard, and other venues around US and Canada. She is also the teaching assistant to Ellen Robbins, whose classes were Krista’s first childhood experience in dance, choreography, and improvisation.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ryan Gilliam, Chair
Artistic Director, Downtown Art
Winston Estevez, Treasurer
Associate Artistic Director, IATI Theater
Jose Cheo Oliveras
Artistic Director, Teatro Circulo
Managing Director, Creative Time
Financial & Administrative Director, The Center for LGBTQ Studies & Member, WOW Cafe Theater Collective