One Chance to Dance – Cabaret Law Hearing June 19 1pm at City Hall

        For Immediate Release   ONE CHANCE TO LEGALIZE DANCE! Dance Advocates rally to reform the city’s antiquated no-dancing law on the steps of City Hall before a hearing by those affected   Monday, June 19th at 10 Am on the Steps of NYC Hall […] Read more »

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

DANCE PARADE NEW YORK HIGHLIGHTS ANNOUNCED AT CITY HALL: GRAND MARSHALS, ORGANIZERS, COLORFUL PERFORMERS “DANCE FOR PEACE” For Immediate Release Description: Dance Parade New York organizers, Grand Marshals and New York City officials will rally on the steps of New York City Hall to announce highlights […] 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 »

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jenny Boissiere, Choreographer and Co-Parade Production Lead!

How did you first find out about Dance Parade?   I really wanted to get involved with a local organization that supported and promoted dance throughout New York City.    What is your current role in Dance Parade, Inc?  I am one of the Co-Production Leads […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: Capoeira, the Brazilian martial art hidden in dance!

In each issue of steps we feature a new genre that will be featured on the streets at Dance Parade. This time we delve into the world of Capoeira.  We are thrilled to have for the first time,  The New York Mindeful Capoeira Center will […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Caryn Cooper, Makes Dance Happen!

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 »

Dance Parade New York Season 11 Lift Off Sunday, February 26th at Taj Lounge!

Dance with us at the exotic Taj Lounge to the feel good soulful music of DJ Ali Coleman (House Coalition). Two riveting performance sets, folkloric to hip-hop, curated to light you up about Dance Parade’s 11th Season. Meet the Movers and Shakers of the 2017 […] 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 John, a fascinating Dance Parade personality!

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 »

Registration For The 11th Annual Dance Parade Is Now Open!

    Join thousands of dancers as we explode down Broadway in the heart of Manhattan, sashay through Union Square and leap across Saint Marks Place. Once again our goal is to exceed 80 unique styles of dance and to be the world’s largest display of […] 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: Majorette

The 11th Annual Dance Parade New York is pleased to present DLDC & The Sparkling Divaz–40 majorettes from Saint Louis, Missouri:         A majorette is a dancer, male or female, doing choreographed dance or movement, primarily baton twirling associated with marching bands […] Read more »

Dance Parade seeking passionate Production Lead(s)

Want to share in the glory of making Dance Parade happen? We seek one or two energetic professionals who are able to produce the 11th Annual Dance Parade happening Saturday May 20, 2017. Individual(s) will operate as an independent contractor for our 501(c)(3) non-profit organize […] Read more »

Genre Buzz: Yeehaaw, read up on Country and Western!

Photo Credit: Peter Cai Each issue of STEPS! we celebrate a unique dance style from the parade. In May of 2016, the Texas Aggie Wrangers from Texas A&M University popped up all day–They graced the parade with their bold moves, performed on the main stage […] Read more »