See Let’s Dance at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Let’s Dance Everyday! at CMOM— August 1-August 31, 2017 212 West 83rd Street, NYC (between Broadway and Columbus Avenue) Bounce, glide or leap to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s exciting exhibition/dance space designed to introduce children and families to the delights of dance! Celebrate the beauty, […] 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 »

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 »

New! Ft. Hamilton Swing Series for Seniors at Ft. Hamilton Senior Center in Bay Ridge!

As part of this year’s massive older adult fitness initiative, Dance Parade has joined with the NYC Parks Department to offer a four-week series of classes in social dances from the 1940’s-1960’s.  Led by Community Engagement Director Shireen Dickson with assistance from other Dance Parade […] Read more »

Dance For Kindness Freeze & Flash Mob in NYC & Worldwide Sunday, November 10th!

Join Life Vest Inside and thousands of others around the globe ONE DAY (SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH) as they wave their flags united in a dance for kindness in honor of World Kindness Day! REGISTER TODAY! Once you register, you’ll receive the link to the dance […] Read more »

Louie Vega Ignites LIFT OFF 2014 : The Official Launch Party for Dance Parade’s 8th Season on Saturday 9/28

Dance Parade presents LIFT OFF 2014, the official launch party for its exciting 8th Season, with an all night house music extravaganza headlined by Grammy Award winning Producer and legendary DJ Louie Vega who was honoured as a Dance Parade’s Grand Marshal in 2013. Special […] Read more »

Witness The Table Of Silence 9/11 Project In Lincoln Center on Wednesday, September 11th at 8:00 am

We are very much looking forward to witnessing this annual event in Lincoln Square conceived in part by Jacqulyn Buglisi, one of Dance Parade New York’s 2013 Grand Marshals. It will be a beautiful, artistic and dance driven tribute to the tragedy of 9/11 on […] Read more »

Happy International Dance Day 2013! A Message From Lin Hwai-min #UnityThroughDance

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY! #IDD2013 #UNITYTHROUGHDANCE Dance Parade is celebrated a day early at Dixon Place at Our 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala. Take a moment to watch this year’s message author Taiwanese Choreographer Lin Hwai-min courtesy of ITI : World Organization For The […] Read more »

FUND(ance)RAISER for WBAI Radio Liquid Sound Lounge 20th Anniversary Kickoff at ShapeShifter Lab Saturday, May 11th!

A powerful supporter of Dance Parade and the arts, NYC talent and the magic of house music in general, WBAI Radio needs your help!    Kicking off the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Liquid Sound Lounge, +LSL and Groove Collective present a fundraiser for WBAI Saturday, […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Colourful Celebration of Mexican Carnival!

  In this issue of STEPS! we will be exploring the celebration and traditions of Mexican Carnival. Watch out for traditional Carnival Dancers in this weekend’s International Dance Day fundraiser, as well as at the 7th annual Dance Parade on May 18th, 2013!   Carnival […] Read more »

Help Promote Dance Parade! Street Team Outing Wednesday, April 24th 1pm in Union Square

We’ll be ready to hit the streets as NYDP officers making people dance or as undercover revelers spreading the word about Dance Parade. Wed April 24th 1-3pm Union Square: 14th Street at the George Washington Statue (14th street between Union Sq East and Union Sq […] Read more »

Elisa Monte Dance Celebrates 32nd Anniversary New York City Season at Ailey Citigroup Theater April 11th through 13th!

2012 Dance Parade Grand Marshal Elisa Monte and her company Elisa Monte Dance present their 32nd Annual New York City Season premiering three new works and re-stagings of three pieces of classic repertory.  We certainly recommend you take part in this exciting event April 11th-13th […] Read more »

FREE Congocise Workshop at St.John’s in Crown Heights Wednesday, March 13th 6:30pm

Join us this Wednesday, March 12th for a FREE Congocise workshop! Using West African Rhythms, Fummilyao Chesney from the Fusha Dance Company invites all ages to join her in this aerobic workshop that gives you a feel of the African culture in a way that […] Read more »

2013 Call For Dance Groups To Join The 7th Annual Dance Parade on Saturday, May 18th!

With less than 3 months until the big day,  the Dance Parade team is looking for some new and exciting Dance Groups exhibiting all styles of dance from well known to obscure to help make this year’s parade and festival the biggest and most diverse […] Read more »

Jamaican Dancehall Aerobics Invigorates Dance Parade Family Fitness Tour At St. John’s In Brooklyn!

    Check out photos from DP’s Family Fitness Event at St. John’s Recreation Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday January 30, 2013.  Approximately 25 youth ages 2-14 and their caregivers friends and family participated in the second workshop in this series at this […] Read more »

The Countdown to Saturday, May 18, 2013 Has Begun! Registration Is Now Open!

The Countdown to Saturday, May 18, 2013 has begun! Happy New Year from the all volunteer staff here at Dance Parade New York.   Registration for the 7th Annual Dance Parade and DanceFest is all ready to roll and our staff is about to embark […] Read more »

Dance Parade’s Family Fitness Tour continues with FREE Congocise Workshop Wednesday, December 12th

Free Congocise Workshop! Mark your calendar for the next class in 2 weeks for a FREE Congocise workout! Join Dance Parade on its Family Fitness Fall/Winter Tour with “Funmilayo of Cumbe” as The Center for African and Diaspora Dance will lead a Congocise central African dance […] Read more »

Dance Parade Once Again Marquee Beneficiary for NYC Gratitude’s “Return of the Light” Saturday, December 8th

NYC Gratitude will be hosting its annual dance party/multi-media extravaganza on Saturday, December 8th at The Electric Warehouse in Brooklyn.  Once again, along with FIGMENT and various Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort Organizations and artists and families affected by the hurricane, Dance Parade will be one […] Read more »

Jamaican Dancehall Aerobics FREE Turkey-And-Stuffing Burning Class Wednesday 11/28

Adina of Jamaican Dancehall Aerobics will be leading a turkey-and-stuffing burning class suitable for all ages! Please join Shireen and her DP Workshop tomorrow night (Wednesday) for a FREE Jamaican Dancehall Aerobic workout! Adina of Jamaican Dancehall Aerobics will be leading a turkey-and-stuffing burning class […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Many Movements of African Dance

In each issue of STEPS!, our monthly e-newsletter, we highlight a unique genre of dance that you can certainly get a chance to experience at Dance Parade or one of our many events we produce throughout the year. This month, we bring you AFRICAN Dance. […] Read more »