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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
For the first time ever, two major New York City Michael Jackson dance groups are collaborating for the Dance Parade. Have you ever wanted to learn Michael Jackson dance moves? Now’s your chance! Come learn Beat It, Thriller, and The Drill with BEAT IT NYC […] Read more »
The dance halls of Jamaica in the 1950s and 1960s were home to public dances usually targeted at younger patrons. Sound system operators had big home-made audio systems (often housed in the flat bed of a pickup truck), spinning records from popular American rhythm and […] Read more »
“Before mankind talked to one another, they dance together. ” ~ L.A. Kilpatrick Dance Parade, Inc. is a volunteer supported non-profit organization! It is the dedication, expertise and rhythm of these brave few that are solely responsible for the success of the event and all […] Read more »
“The excitement in the air, and the joy on the faces of the dancers…” Dance Parade, Inc. is a volunteer supported non-profit organization! It is the dedication, expertise and rhythm of these brave few that are solely responsible for the success of the event and all the […] Read more »
Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in norther Nevada. The event starts on the Monday before, and ends on the day of Labor Day. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy on Saturday evening. The event is described by many participants as an experiment in community, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance.(2) Read more »
Over the next eleven days before the big day on Saturday, May 21st, STEPS! will be sharing some of the major benchmark participants of Dance Parade 2011 to truly showcase how wonderfully diverse and all encompassing our event is! First up, our very own editor-in-chief Chauncey, who is a staunch advocate of equality for all and a heavy hitter on the Dance Parade Team this year as well, sat down with Tom and Zach who will be exchanging vows at the start of this year's festivities and spending the rest of the day disco dancing with their friends and family on their very own float! Wear hot pink on the 21st to show your support for Tom and Zach! Here is the transcript of the landmark interview! Read more »