A Choreographed Conversation : The Various Stages of DJ McDonald, Lead Curator of DanceFest 2013 by Chauncey Dandridge

Our Social Media guru Chauncey recently fashioned a chat with his Dance Parade colleague DJ McDonald,  this year’s Lead Curator for DanceFest, the festival that immediately follows the parade every year in Tompkins Square Park.  The DanceFest 2013 program was comprised of four stages in […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gallery Part Three by Josef Pinlac : Neville, NIWA, Shakedown & Times Square Squares

Here is part three of an exhuberant collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gallery Part Two by Josef Pinlac : Andanza Flamenco, RiSE & Dancing Rubies

Here is part two of a beautiful collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gala Gallery Part One by Josef Pinlac : Fusha, Mazarte & Jehan’s Bellydance Raks Stars

Here is part one of an astounding collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] 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 »

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 »

Celebrate With Us! International Dance Day Gala @ Dixon Place Sunday, April 28th

Each year Dance Parade hosts a gala and fundraiser on International Dance Day that raises the awareness of dance in general as welll as the necessary funds for the annual Parade and its culminating Festival at Tompkins Square Park.  DIXON PLACE will once again host […] Read more »

#DanceEventi to Continue IDD Celebration with DJ Huggy Bear on Monday, April 29th

#DanceEventi Rain or shine, celebrate International Dance Day April 29 @ 5-7pm Put on your dancing shoes and join the party. We are getting our “Psy” on April 29 in conjunction with International Dance Day and ALL are welcome! Free entry. With music by DJ Huggy Bear […] 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 »

Dance Parade Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Dance Residencies That Turn Kids Into “Stars on Broadway”!

Dance Parade launches its very first Kickstarter Campaign to help fund our Community Engagement Education Programs!   We at Dance Parade do more than produce the parade and festival–Through our Community Engagement Education Program we offer engaging dance curriculum to under-resourced communities.  Beginning April 15th, […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Flourishing Tradition of Modern Western Square Dancing

In this issue of STEPS! we will be exploring the American classic of Modern Western Square Dance. Watch out for this traditional style in our upcoming International Dance Day fundraiser as well as at the 7th annual Dance Parade on May 18th, 2013!   Find […] Read more »

“A Taste of Dance Parade” Impressive List of International Dance Day Performers Announced!

DANCE PARADE IS PROUD TO FEATURE THESE 11 DANCE GROUPS AT THE 7TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY GALA HOSTED ONCE AGAIN BY DIXON PLACE IN THE HEART OF NYC’S CULTURE & ARTS RICH LOWER EAST SIDE! Andanza Flamenco (FLAMENCO) Calvinology/Calvin Wiley (HIP-HOP) Dancing Rubies/Bellydance America’s […] Read more »

Get a “Taste of Dance Parade” at International Dance Day Gala @ Dixon Place 4/29

Dance Parade’s International Dance Day Gala Sunday, April 29th Dixon Place 7pm – 11pm In 1982 the United Nations, through UNESCO’s CID (Conseil International de la Danse) set out to promote and raise awareness of dance by marking each April 29th as International Dance Day. […] Read more »