The HAAIA Website

Web Writer and Editor, Irene Borger, Director, Herb Alpert Awards
Web/Media Manager, J. Alexandra Mathews, Program Assistant, Herb Alpert Awards
Design: Chul Lee
Development: Chris Loos, Creative Pursuits

Special Thanks

To the artists: Michelle Dorrance, Annie Dorsen, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Matana Roberts, Deborah Stratman, sine qua non. For wonderful, illuminating, time-consuming email interviews: culture-maker Marc Bamuthi Joseph with Michelle Dorrance; curator Pablo de Ocampo with Deborah Stratman; composer, musician, and installation artist Miya Masaoka with Matana Roberts; curator and dramaturg Gideon Lester with Annie Dorsen; and curator Gilbert Vicario with Daniel Joseph Martinez. Thank you infiniment to curator Connie Butler, choreographer  and CalArts dean Stephen Koplowitz, festival director Kate Dumbleton, and, again, Gideon Lester for their vital video interviews with, correspondingly, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Michelle Dorrance, Matana Roberts, and Annie Dorsen. Appreciations to videographer Noah Orozco, and Ian Page, Director of Photography.

For ongoing counsel and support: Rona Sebastian, Steven D. Lavine, Patricia Gonzalez, Nancee Enyart, Charles Windisch-Graetz, and Lynn Rosenfeld.


Jay Carducci, Margaret Crane, Steve Gunther, Mike Rogers

C4 Global Communications: 
Caroline Graham, Charles Windisch-Graetz

Initiated and funded by The Herb Alpert Foundation, the Alpert Award in the Arts is administered by California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).