Seeking Education Outreach Coordinator

Dance Parade, Inc, the 501(c)3 non-profit organization that produces New York’s 10th Annual Dance Parade and Festival, is developing its community engagement programs. We seek a proven professional who is able to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week to build, market and administrate […] 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 »

How To Turn Kids Into STARS on Broadway!

Please help these deserving NYC kids get Dance Residencies for a donation of only $5 or more!         Join us to offer exciting 5 week dance residencies to Community Centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens!    Youth get to complete their programs […] Read more »

Exciting Updates From Our 2013 Spring Community Engagement Programs!

Spring Community Engagement Programs Brings Dance To Schools In All Five Boroughs! Upon successful completion of our Fall/Winter Family Fitness Tour in Brooklyn, we are looking forward to our second year of spring residencies with the NYC Parks and Recreation Department afterschool programs!  We plan […] 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 »

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 Parade’s “Community Kinect” Program Joins Forces with NYC Parks & Recreation! Check out the video!

In April 2012 Dance Parade partnered with the NYC Parks and Recreation Department for five weeks, bringing a unique program of fitness, culture and community to youth in Parks-sponsored free afterschool  programs.  We linked Dance Parade group Broadway Bodies with J. Hood Wright Recreation Center […] Read more »

Announcing Dance Parade and DanceFest 2012 and Community Kinect Program makes 100 Kids *Stars on Broadway*

ANNOUNCING DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST 2012 AND RESIDENCY PROGRAM MAKES 100 KIDS STARS ON BROADWAY    New York, May 14, 2012 – At New York City Hall today, Dance Parade organizers, sponsored by City Council member, Rosie Mendez, announced the Sixth Annual Dance Parade and […] Read more »

Dance Parade Press Conference @ City Hall This Monday! Mayor Will Proclaim May 19th as “Dance Parade Day”!

Dance Parade invites members of the Press to join 50 vibrant diverse and passionate dancers who will represent over 6000 dancers registered in the parade May 19th.  An announcement to TV, radio and print media will include the reading of the City of New York’s Mayoral Proclamation […] Read more »

Dance Parade’s “Community Kinect” Educational Outreach Program in Full Throttle!

Dance Parade, Inc., in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, is pleased to announce the inaugural season of its Educational Residency Program entitled “Community Kinect” that focuses on movement and fitness. Three of Dance Parade’s performance groups will participate in […] Read more »