Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Lawrence!

Dance Parade, Inc. is a volunteer supported non-profit organization and it is the dedication, expertise and passion of these individuals that make our events so successful! In each issue of STEPS!, we choose a different volunteer to spotlight. We ask them a few questions about […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: Yinnge and Yangge (Chinese Folk Dance)

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Yingge Dance, (Chinese: 英歌; Mandarin romanisation: Yīnggē), or “Hero’s Song,” is a form of Chinese  folk dance originating from the Ming Dynasty. It is very popular in Teochew China, a region in the east of Guangdong and is one of the most representative form of […] Read more »

Season 9 LIFT OFF Launch Party @ Taj Lounge A Huge Success! #LIVEFREEANDDANCE

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Dance Parade successfully kicked off its 9th Season at Taj Lounge on Sunday, January 25th.  #LIVEFREEANDDANCE Thank you to everyone who came out to support Dance Parade for our official LIFT OFF Launch Party igniting our 2015 campaign to #LIVEFREEANDDANCE Special thanks to the very […] Read more »

Genre Buzz – American Tribal Dance

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American Tribal Style Belly Dance or Tribal Style Belly Dance (also known as ATS or Tribal) is a modern style of belly dance created by FatChanceBellyDance  director,  Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman.  American Tribal Style Belly Dance is clearly defined and documented with the primary characteristic being that […] Read more »

Performances Announced! Dance Parade Season 9 LIFT OFF @ Taj Lounge Sunday, January 25th!

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  Join us at Taj Lounge to Launch Dance Parade’s 2015 Campaign to Live Free and Dance! Click to get your $5 Advanced Ticket while they last… Meet the team and enjoy ‘Taste of the Dance Parade’ performances with drink specials and of course…DANCING! Music […] Read more »

Dance Parade Presents… @ Winter’s Eve, Lincoln Square Monday Evening, December 1st

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Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square Monday, December 1st 5:30pm An Annual Dance Parade Tradition! Join Us And Some Amazing Dancers At Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square! For the third time, Dance Parade presents the dance program for Winter’s Eve in association with Lincoln Square BID […] Read more »

Brazillian Samba!

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Samba is a lively, rhythmical dance of Brazilian origin in 4/4 time danced under the Samba music. However, there are three steps to every bar, making the Samba feel like a 4/4 timed dance. Its origins include the Maxixe. The Samba music rhythm has been […] Read more »

Join Dance Parade in the People’s Climate March

As world leaders gather for a historic U.N. summit on climate change, join DANCE PARADE and the largest-ever climate march to build a world based on sustainability and justice! Over 100,000 people are expected. Bring signs, comfortable shoes, hand-held instruments or amplified sound to join […] Read more »

OVER 100 SWING DANCERS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY OF SWING’S FOUNDING FATHER, FRANKIE MANNING AT NEW YORK DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL

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OVER 100 SWING DANCERS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY OF SWING’S FOUNDING FATHER, FRANKIE MANNING AT NEW YORK DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL New York, May 15:  Over 100 swing dancers accompanied by the swing band, Glenn Crytzer Quartette, will celebrate one of swing’s founder fathers, Frankie Manning […] Read more »

10,000 DANCERS, 155 GROUPS, PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK!

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  AFRICAN, BALLET, BOLIVIAN, MEXICAN FOLK, POLYNESIAN, ROLLER DISCO, SALSA, SWING, TAP, UKRAINIAN FOLK & WAACKING FOR ONE DAY 10,000 DANCERS IN 155 GROUPS PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK FOR EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST For Immediate Release […] Read more »

Come See A Glimpse Of Kathak At The 8th Annual New York City Dance Parade & Festival!

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  Come see a glimpse of Kathak at the 8th annual New York City Dance Parade and Festival! Kathak (Hindi: कथक, Urdu: کتھک) is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient […] Read more »

Join House Coalition Saturday, May 17th As They Honor The Legacy Of Frankie Knuckles!

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Saturday, May 17, 2014 HOUSE COALITION joins the Dance Parade!   Line-Up at 11:30am 22nd Street & Broadway Dance Parade begins at 1:00pm Nicky Siano (The Gallery/Studio 54) Manny Ward (The Sound Factory Bar) Antonio Ocasio (WEPA NYC / Tribal Winds) Ali Coleman (Voice of […] Read more »

IMPORTANCE OF DANCE ARTS IN NEW YORK CITY ILLUSTRATED AT CITY HALL MONDAY, MAY 12TH

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Importance of Dance Arts in New York City Illustrated by Breakdance, Congo, Hip Hop, Tap and Waacking Dancers joining Dance Parade organizers and supporters At New York’s City Hall FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eva Dilmanian & Rebecca Myles publicity@danceparade.org 917-326-0802 New York, May 12 Dance […] Read more »