A Brief History of the Armitage Foundation
Karole Armitage formed her company, Armitage Gone! Dance in 1979. In 1985 The Armitage Foundation was incorporated as a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization chartered in the State of New York. Based in New York City and governed by a Board of Directors, The Armitage Foundation administers the activities of Karole Armitage and the Armitage Gone! Dance Company. The foundation also oversees a variety of activities, including New York seasons, touring to international venues, and administering independent choreography commissions for Karole Armitage.
The Foundation maintains an archive of Armitage's work, including a collection of papers, photos, videos and artifacts documenting the activities of Armitage and her collaborators.