Enjoy A Fantastic Photo Gallery of Dance Parade 2012 by Lower Deck Photography

Enjoy a Fantastic Photo Gallery of Dance Parade 2012 by Lower Deck Photography Also as a bonus, check out another set of photos by Chris Beast Smith & Citizen Chris   Read more »

Dance Parade 2012 Highlight : Follow Grand Marshal Bill Shannon Through The 6th Annual Parade!

DANCE PARADE 2012 HIGHLIGHT: FOLLOW LAST YEAR’S GRAND MARSHAL  BILL SHANNON IN THE 6TH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE! Follow one of our 2012 Grand Marshals, BILL SHANNON, through last year’s Parade. Dancing on his crutches and skateboard, this poignant and inspiring video is yet another unique perspective in […] 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 The Dance Parade 2012 Photo Contest Winning Photographers!

The Dance Parade Team is proud to announce this year’s winning photographers for The 2012 Dance Parade Photo Contest.   Our panel of judges’ decision was very close bettween the winner and the First and Second Runners Up. The grand prize photographer will receive a […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2012 Thank You, Video & Survey

Dance Parade wants to thank all of the volunteers and participants of this year’s parade, it was truly a success with our highest, most diverse turnout yet. From the tributes to Donna Summer to the colorful costumes of the Bolivians, the Steppers, the Girl Divas, […] Read more »

Saturday May 19, 3-5pm WBAI Radio Live broadcast from Dance Parade & Festival

There will be over 6,000 Dancers in the Sixth Annual Dance Parade and Festival on May 19th. Dancers doing everything from Zumba, Tango, Salsa, Polynesian, Belly Dancing on skates, Bolivian to Hip Hop will participate in the Sixth Annual Dance Parade and Dance Festival. Starting […] Read more »

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! Enter Our 2012 Dance Parade Photo Contest!

DanceParade is a feast for the senses. Photographers, join us for this unique opportunity to celebrate the beauty of dance against the stunning backdrop of New York City! Enter your five favorite photos into the 2012 New York Dance Parade Photo Contest for a chance […] Read more »

Voca People Joins Impressive List of Sponsors! See Voca People at New World Stages : Special Dance Parade Ticket Offer!

The Voca People have taken New York by surprise – and delight – with a completely original, thrilling musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! Full of energy and bursting with fun, this international hit features over 70 a cappella and beat box versions of […] 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 »

WFUV highlights Dance Parade’s Vision

The sixth annual Dance Parade takes off from Broadway and 21st Street Saturday afternoon at 1, and ends at Tompkins Square Park. The parade features bands, DJ’s, floats, and even a stage where spectators can go to learn some new moves.  But the parade itself […] Read more »

Calling All Dance Police! Do You Have What It Takes To Join The NYDP?

Get your hats and whistle’s ready, not to mention your sexiest representation of New York’s finest in “dance” form! That’s right Dance Police, we want YOU!!!  It’s that time again, the parade is right around the corner and we need your help! Many of you have […] 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 »

NUTRITIOUS Joins The Lineup For DanceFest Social Dance Area on Saturday, May 19th In Tompkins Square!

Another fantastic and talented DJ has joined the lineup for The Social Dance Area in Tompkins Square Park for DanceFest this year! Check out Nutritious! A world class dj, producer, remixer, and jazz-percussionist, Nutritious has an eclectic style layering fresh picked flavors from music around the […] Read more »

WISEACRE Spins at DanceFest 2012 & Webster Hall For Official After Party Saturday, May 19th!

DJ WISEACRE aka Eric Tucker will be making the masses move this year at The Social Dance Area in Tompkins Square Park at DanceFest immediately following The 6th Annual Dance Parade in New York City!   He’ll also be sharing space in the booth with […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz – Bill Shannon’s Stepping-Roll

Dance Genre Buzz – Bill Shannon’s Stepping-Roll technique Bill Shannon is an artist who has created a unique movement style; a skate/dance hybrid, called the Stepping-Roll technique.  Influenced by breakdancing, hip-hop, silent film aesthetics and disability culture, Shannon’s unique hybrid of movement defies gravity with […] Read more »

Have you seen one of our 2012 Street Banners?

TITAN Media Outdoors has taken a slew of photos of our gorgeous street banners lining the upcoming parade route!   Check them out! Check out our full 2012 media kit here Read more »

Senator Gillibrand Supports Dance Parade!

Check out the wonderful proclamation letter sent by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand addressed to all of the attendees of The 6th Annual New York City Dance Parade!   Dear Friends,   I am pleased to have the opportunity to send greetings to each of you attending […] Read more »

Introducing 2012 Dance Parade Grand Marshal : Ashley Tuttle

With The 6th Annual Dance Parade and DanceFest only a little over a week away, we continue with our introductions of our 2012 Grand Marshals. These recognized individuals are chosen by Dance Parade for their contribution to a particular genre of dance.     Last […] Read more »

Get A Front Row Seat For Dance Parade 2012 : Grandstand Tickets On Sale Now!

$50 Grandstand Tickets support the production of Dance Parade and DanceFest On Saturday, May 19, 2012 get the best seat on the parade route as 10,000 dancers stop and perform in front of this year’s Grandstand!  Watch over 200 dance organizations be announced by our MC […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz – Flash Mobs

Dance Genre Buzz – Flash Mob Dances A flash mob (or flashmob) is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment, satire, and […] Read more »