Legends Of Ballet, Bhangra And The Disability Movement : Dance Parade 2015 Grand Marshals Announced!


  9TH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE GRAND MARSHALS ANNOUNCED: LEGENDS OF BALLET, BHANGRA AND THE DISABILITY MOVEMENT New York, March 17th 2015 – Four Grand Marshals will cut the ribbon at 1pm on Saturday May 16th, 2015, releasing 10,000 dancers down Broadway as part of New […] Read more »

Parade Group Coordinator’s Meeting Thursday, March 19th @ Ripley Grier Studios 7:00pm


March Parade Group Coordinator’s Meeting! Ripley Grier Studios 520 Eighth Avenue bet 36/37 streets, Room 17T Thursday, March 19th, 7:00-8:00pm *Orientation for the Parade, Festival and Community Engagement Programs. *Learn how to get a fully decorated and pre-packaged Dance Parade Float. *Find out more on […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: ‘ote’a (Polynesian Dance)

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The ʻōteʻa (usually written as otea) is a traditional dance from Tahiti characterized by a rapid hip-shaking motion to percussion accompaniment. The dancers, standing in several rows, may be further choreographed to execute different figures (including box, figure 8, circles, and half circles) while maintaining […] Read more »

Annual ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ Showcase Returns To Dixon Place Sunday, April 12th


    Please join us for this magical evening to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity featuring a curated selection of performances from groups appearing in the upcoming 9th Annual Dance Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 16th Reception 6pm, Dance Performances 7pm Advanced […] 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


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!


  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


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 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 »