DanceFest 2013 Lineup! A Four Hour Ominum-Gatherum of All Things Dance!

OFFICIAL DANCEFEST 2013 LINEUP Our Main Stage this year has been carefully curated to offer your eyes, mind and soul a stupendous feast that will surely take you on a journey of various styles and disciplines of dance along with an inspiring trip around the […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Bolivian Morenada (Dance of the Black Slaves)

  In this issue of STEPS! we will be exploring traditional dance of Bolivian Morenada. Watch out for this traditional dance in the 7th annual Dance Parade on May 18th, 2013! The Morenada (Dance of the Black Slaves) is a music and dance style from […] Read more »

FUND(ance)RAISER for WBAI Radio Liquid Sound Lounge 20th Anniversary Kickoff at ShapeShifter Lab Saturday, May 11th!

A powerful supporter of Dance Parade and the arts, NYC talent and the magic of house music in general, WBAI Radio needs your help!    Kicking off the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Liquid Sound Lounge, +LSL and Groove Collective present a fundraiser for WBAI Saturday, […] 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 »


And now, we’ve come full circle featuring a brand new mix by the same man who supplied us with the very first podcast for AUDIO DANCE PARADE two years ago! GREG WOMACK – LET THE MUSIC PLAY! Rumored to have been conceived in the after […] Read more »

The Incredible Jeannie Hopper Brings Liquid Sound Lounge to Audio Dance Parade on Podomatic!

Longtime Dance Parade cheerleader and NYC house music royalty, DJ Jeannie Hopper
 brings her soulful and sultry sounds from Liquid Sound Lounge to Dance Parade’s podcast series AUDIO DANCE PARADE on Podomatic! Who is Jeannie Hopper? DJ/Host/Founder NYC’s longest running prime time radio show Liquid […] Read more »

Dance Parade March Social : Mobile SIlent Disco Friday, March 29th!

MARCH SOCIAL – SILENT DISCO FRIDAY MARCH 29TH 9PM   Join the Dance Parade Community with a mobile edition of Silent Disco on Friday night! Bliss out with us as 100 dancers wear specially engineered headsets and receive the funky beats from two electronic DJs–Who […] Read more »

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


Dance Genre Buzz : The Fiery Passion of Flamenco

For our next Dance Genre Buzz, we will be exploring the popular Spanish style of Flamenco Dance! This genre of dance will be well represented by Dance Parade this year. Be sure to check them out as they join us on International Dance Day, as […] Read more »

Dance Parade is Proud to Introduce 2013 Grand Marshal : LOUIE VEGA

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 a […] Read more »

Check Out Six Ways The Dance Parade Community Will Be Participating In ONE BILLION RISING Thursday, February 14th! Join Us!

Dance Parade New York proudly supports the efforts of ONE BILLION RISING and VDAY on Thursday, February 14th.   Found on the FAQ Page of the OBR website, we came across a brilliant question and answer that surely sums it all up as to why […] Read more »

Dance Parade Supports ONE BILLION RISING Thursday, February 14th 8pm-Midnight @ Hammerstein Ballroom!

  On February 14, 1998, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues started a global movement, and it all began at the Hammerstein Ballroom! 15 years later we are celebrating a revolution! Join V-Day & ONE BILLION RISING back at the Hammerstein Ballroom on February 14, 2013 to STRIKE, […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : TAP, A Style Of Dance And A Form Of Music All In One

Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles.  This month we celebrate “Tap” and indulge in its history and tradition as well as its remarkable ability to capture the passion of people […] 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 Once Again Marquee Beneficiary for NYC Gratitude’s “Return of the Light” Saturday, December 8th

NYC Gratitude will be hosting its annual dance party/multi-media extravaganza on Saturday, December 8th at The Electric Warehouse in Brooklyn.  Once again, along with FIGMENT and various Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort Organizations and artists and families affected by the hurricane, Dance Parade will be one […] 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 »

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 »

Gadget Trish Announces Beat It NYC and Thrill The World Join Forces This Year At Dance Parade!

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 »