Come one, come all! Dance Parade Press Conference at City Hall, Tuesday May 16th!

NEW YORK DANCE PARADE HIGHLIGHTS ANNOUNCED AT CITY HALL Tuesday, May 16th 12noon. New York Dance Parade organizers, supporters and volunteers will rally on the steps of New York City Hall to introduce leaders in the dance world and announce highlights to come at this […] Read more »

Dance Parade Needs You! VOLUNTEER with our team to inspire dance!

There’s something about pitching in to make the world more wonderful that is so nourishing and our volunteers all can tell you it feels great to help out.  Ever wonder how you market and develop a mulitcultural dance extravaganza for an audience of thousands and […] Read more »

Xi Zhu: A Beautiful Ballerina from China

In each issue of STEPS, we feature one of our awesome volunteers. This time we shine our spotlight on Xi Zhu! How did you first find out about Dance Parade?   I was introduced by John Dalton, Managing Director of Dance Parade at the DanceNYC Symposium2017 […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: The Melbourne Shuffle!

The Melbourne Shuffle (also known as Rocking or simply The Shuffle) is a rave and club dance that originated in the late 1980s in the underground rave music scene in Melbourne, Australia.[1] The basic movements in the dance are a fast heel-and-toe action with a […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: Litefeet

In each issue of steps we feature a new genre that will be featured in Dance Parade. This time we highlight “Litefeet” Litefeet also referred to as “getting lite” is a type of street dance / vernacular dance that emerged from Harlem and the Bronx, […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Valerie, former dancer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  How did you first find out about Dance Parade?   It was a dark and stormy night when I met Executive Director Greg Miller and first heard about Dance Parade.  At 5 Rhythms, his dancing and enthusiasm for his fellow dancers were contagious – […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: Circle Dance

Circle dance, or chain dance, is a style of dance done in a circle or semicircle to musical accompaniment, such as rhythm instruments and singing. Circle dancing is probably the oldest known dance formation and was part of community life from when people first started […] Read more »