Grand Marshals announced for the 10th Annual Dance Parade & Festival

*For Immediate Release* Contact: Rebecca Myles Tel: 917-326-0802 email: publicity@danceparade.org New York, April 20, 2016 – Dance Parade New York is pleased to announce that contemporary dance choreographer Garth Fagan, KS 360 aka “Kwikstep” street dance veteran and global DJ, and B-Girl Rokafella, pioneer female […] Read more »

Introducing 2016 Grand Marshal Garth Fagan

Each year,  Dance Parade selects various individuals from all corners of the Dance Community to honour for their perseverance, impact, contribution and uniqueness they have represented and supplied throughout their formidable careers.   These recognized individuals are chosen by Dance Parade for their contribution to […] Read more »

What Is Dance Parade?

Dance Parade’s mission is to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity. On Saturday May 16, 2015 over 10,000 dancers will converge on the streets of New York City showcasing 75 styles of dance making the 9th Annual Dance Parade and Festival the world’s largest […] Read more »

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 »

Exclusive Audio Dance Parade Mix By 2014 Grand Marshal Hex Hector!

Check out an exclusive Audio Dance Parade by 2014 Grand Marshal DJ Hex Hector! Audio Dance Parade is a podcast series curated by our very own Chauncey featuring DJs from around the world as well as those who have and still participate in the parade […] Read more »

What Has Over 20,000 Legs And 20,000 Arms That Can Be Artistically Expressive In Over 75 Unique Ways?

DANCE PARADE ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF 10,000 DANCERS 
& 75 CULTURALLY DIVERSE DANCE STYLES! THE EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 Question: What has over 20,000 legs and 20,000 arms that can be artistically expressive in 75 unique ways? Answer: The […] Read more »

DanceFest 2014 Lineup Is Here : A Four Hour Extravaganza Of All Things Dance!

2014 DanceFest Program FREE to the Public! Tompkins Square Park, Just below 10th street btwn Aves A & B Social Dance Area (10th St & Avenue B) 3:00 pm Opening sets by: DJ Curly Brian Cox Barbara Tucker 4:00 pm Jeannie Hopper  4:30 pm Hex […] Read more »

Indiegogo ‘Be The Momentum’ Campaign Update : The Parade And Festival Are On!

The Parade and Festival Are On!  On Saturday May 17th, join Grand Marshals Savion Glover, Jawole Zolar and Hex Hector along with 10,000 other dancers for the 8th annual Dance Parade! Although, as a community, we did not reach our fundraising goal with our first […] Read more »

Dance Parade Team Special Guests On WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge Saturday, May 3rd with Jeannie Hopper 7pm!

Catch Dance Parade on WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge with DJ Jeannie Hopper Saturday, May 3rd from 7-10pm!   Tune in at wbai.org as other members of the Dance Parade team make an appearance as special guests once again! Keep an eye out for DJ Jeannie Hopper […] Read more »

Dance Parade Names Grammy Winning DJ & Producer Hex Hector Grand Marshal For 2014!

Joining Savion Glover and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar this year as a grand marshal is Grammy winning, DJ and Producer Hex Hector!   Hex will be bringing his authentic NYC style to the parade this year perched atop one of our many floats down Broadway playing […] Read more »

The 8th Annual Dance Parade & Festival Is Almost Here! Save The Date : 5/17/14

  10,000 DANCERS & 75 CULTURALLY DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK FOR THE EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Rebecca Myles publicity@danceparade.org tel: 267-350-9213 New York, February 14, 2013 – Just three months […] Read more »

Savion Glover Steps Up To Be Grand Marshal For 8th Annual Dance Parade!

Savion Glover Steps Up To Be Grand Marshal For 8th Annual Dance Parade! We are very excited to announce that Savion Glover has just accepted the honor as our second Grand Marshal of 2014! Famous tap dancer, choreographer, and actor Savion Glover is the epitome […] Read more »

Introducing Our First Grand Marshal Of 2014, Jawole WIlla Jo Zollar Of Urban Bush Women!

Introducing our very first Grand Marshal for the 2014 Season, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women Dance Company: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar! From Kansas City, Missouri, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar trained with Joseph Stevenson, a student of the legendary Katherine Dunham. After earning her […] 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 »

Unparalleled Celebration Of “Unity Through Dance” Electrifies Tompkins Square For 7th Annual DanceFest

Tompkins Square Park, the destination of the parade at Avenue A and Saint Marks Place, comes alive with choreographed performances, workshops and social dance–all free to the public. This year there will be a total of 3 stages of carefully curated expressions of dance: A […] Read more »

Time Out New York Interview with 2013 Grand Marshal Louie Vega!

  The veteran DJ-producer Louie Vega and his Element of Life combo release a new album. Louie Vega April 30, 2013 Louie Vega might be best known as one half of the iconic Masters at Work duo or as an international-superstar DJ in residence at […] Read more »

BronxNet TV Open w/Rhina Valentin 4.26.13 : Featuring Louie Vega, Mazarte Dance and more!

  The magic of Dance Parade made an appearance on Bronx Net TV’s Open with host Rhina Valentin interviewing Parade Producer Nikki Cleary, Educational Outreach Chair Shireen Dickson, 2013 Grand Marshal Louie Vega and a performance by Mazarte Dance Group!! Check out some photos and then watch […] 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 »

Perfecting The Trifecta of 2013 Grand Marshals is DanceAfrica Mastermind, Chuck Davis!

Each year,  Dance Parade selects various individuals from all corners of the Dance Community to honour for their perseverance, impact, contribution and uniqueness they have represented and supplied throughout their formidable careers.   These recognized individuals are chosen by Dance Parade for their contribution to […] Read more »