Help These Wonderful Dance Groups FLOAT Down Broadway Saturday, May 21st!

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER A FLOAT! One of the coolest ways to be in the Dance Parade is on a Parade float!  Our production team led by Adele Godfrey is now working with Parade Group Coordinators to create a beautifully decorated float, fully loaded sound […] Read more »

Dance Parade Needs You! VOLUNTEER with our team to inspire dance!

There’s something about pitching in to make the world more wonderful that is so nourishing and our volunteers all can tell you it feels great to help out.  Ever wonder how you market and develop a mulitcultural dance extravaganza for an audience of thousands and […] Read more »

Get Into The Dance Parade Groove At Final Parade Group Coordinator Meeting Saturday, April 25th

        Attention Dancers!!! Our Last Parade Group Coordinators (PGC) Meeting of the year is: Saturday, April 25th, 11:30am-1pm Ripley-Grier Studios 520 8th Avenue – Room 17B (between 36/37 streets) +Orientation for the Parade, Festival and Community Engagement Programs. +Pick up a pack […] Read more »

Dance Parade Needs You! First STREET TEAM Meetup Sunday, April 19th 2pm!

It is going to be a BEAUTIFUL day and a great chance to spread the word about Dance Parade! The very first Dance Parade STREET TEAM Meetup is this Sunday, April 19th 2:00 pm at Starbucks in Astor Place! We will meet for a quick […] Read more »

Parade Group Coordinator’s Meeting Thursday, March 19th @ Ripley Grier Studios 7:00pm

March Parade Group Coordinator’s Meeting! Ripley Grier Studios 520 Eighth Avenue bet 36/37 streets, Room 17T Thursday, March 19th, 7:00-8:00pm *Orientation for the Parade, Festival and Community Engagement Programs. *Learn how to get a fully decorated and pre-packaged Dance Parade Float. *Find out more on […] 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 »

NEW YORK DANCE PARADE HIGHLIGHTS ANNOUNCED AT CITY HALL Monday, May 12th 1:00PM

NEW YORK DANCE PARADE HIGHLIGHTS ANNOUNCED AT CITY HALL Monday, May 12th 1:00pm New York Dance Parade organizers, supporters and volunteers will rally on the steps of New York City Hall to introduce leaders in the dance world and announce highlights to come at this […] Read more »

All Hands On Deck! NYDP (New York Dance Police) Meet & Greet Saturday, May 3rd!

  Save The Date : NYDP Meet & Greet Scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd 5pm-8pm. Secret Location to be announced soon! RSVP HERE Commissioner Chauncey will be hosting the first meet and greet of the season.  Come by and meet the rest of the NYDP […] Read more »

Join Our Team : Dance Parade Production Team Volunteer Positions Available!

Without the expertise and dedication of our all-volunteer team, Dance Parade would simply not happen.  Aside from the continuous work done all year long to ensure the success of the event through sponsorship, outreach and marketing,  the actual planning and production of the event requires […] Read more »

Dance Parade Needs You! Production Committee Volunteer Positions Available!

Without the expertise and dedication of our all-volunteer team, Dance Parade would simply not happen.  Aside from the continuous work done all year long to ensure the success of the event through sponsorship outreach and marketing,  the actual planning and production of the event requires […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet Marjorie Liebman

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 background work that goes on all year long leading up to the […] Read more »

Dance Parade Gearing Up To Expand Ageless Action Program This Spring!

Dance Parade is gearing up to implement its Ageless Action program in three additional sites for the spring.  Already in pilot at the SAGE Center in Chelsea, this program merges culture, fitness and community in a movement program designed to address the needs of active […] Read more »

It’s Outreach Month at Dance Parade New York! Register Your Group…Become A Volunteer!

  Each year since 2006, many people come together to produce the annual Dance Parade and DanceFest. So now that preparations for the 2014 season has officially begun, October has been coined Outreach Month – well, not just October. Outreach will go on up and […] Read more »

10,000 People Dancing Down Broadway? You Can Help Make It Happen!

You can help 10,000 dancers make it to Broadway, and make an entire city cheer!   How Do You Market and Develop a Dance Extravaganza for 10,000 of your closest friends? And a city rejoice? Looking for : Marketing, PR, Sponsorship and Development Pros who […] Read more »

Attention Prospective 2013 Dance Group Registrants : Scholarship Request Deadline Extended to Thursday, April 11th!

For under-resourced groups,  Dance Parade, Inc. offers either a full or partial waiver for registration fees*.   This waiver may be obtained through our scholarship program to help defray or alleviate a portion of the registration fee for Dance Groups to participate in Dance Parade. […] Read more »

It’s Recruitment Time! Do you have what it takes to JOIN THE NYDP? 1ST MEETUP WEDNESDAY 4/10!

  DANCE PARADE IS LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN AND WOMEN TO JOIN THE FORCE…THE NEW YORK DANCE POLICE! NYDP (NEW YORK DANCE POLICE) OFFICIAL MEETUP @ FIDDLESTICKS 56 GREENWICH AVENUE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10TH 6:30PM CLICK FOR DETAILS ***PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU’VE REGISTERED AS A VOLUNTEER […] 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 »

2013 Call For Dance Groups To Join The 7th Annual Dance Parade on Saturday, May 18th!

With less than 3 months until the big day,  the Dance Parade team is looking for some new and exciting Dance Groups exhibiting all styles of dance from well known to obscure to help make this year’s parade and festival the biggest and most diverse […] Read more »

Jamaican Dancehall Aerobics Invigorates Dance Parade Family Fitness Tour At St. John’s In Brooklyn!

    Check out photos from DP’s Family Fitness Event at St. John’s Recreation Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday January 30, 2013.  Approximately 25 youth ages 2-14 and their caregivers friends and family participated in the second workshop in this series at this […] Read more »