Dance Parade New York Season 11 Lift Off Sunday, February 26th at Taj Lounge!

Dance with us at the exotic Taj Lounge to the feel good soulful music of DJ Ali Coleman (House Coalition). Two riveting performance sets, folkloric to hip-hop, curated to light you up about Dance Parade’s 11th Season. Meet the Movers and Shakers of the 2017 […] Read more »

The 9th Annual New York Dance Parade & Festival Is Almost Upon Us! #LIVEFREEANDDANCE

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DANCERS LIMBER UP FOR THE MOST MULTI-CULTURAL EVENT IN THE NEW YORK CITY CALENDAR: THE NINTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL Tens of thousands of dancers are limbering up in classes and clubs in preparation for the Ninth Annual Dance Parade […] 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 »

Annual ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ Showcase A Sensational Success!

  On Sunday, April 12th,  Dance Parade returned to its beloved Dixon Place, a cultural hub of New York City’s  Lower East Side and a perfect home for our final fundraiser of the season and a valiant showcase of the various components that make up […] Read more »

Performances Announced! Dance Parade Season 9 LIFT OFF @ Taj Lounge Sunday, January 25th!

  Join us at Taj Lounge to Launch Dance Parade’s 2015 Campaign to Live Free and Dance! Click to get your $5 Advanced Ticket while they last… Meet the team and enjoy ‘Taste of the Dance Parade’ performances with drink specials and of course…DANCING! Music […] Read more »

Dance Parade Presents… @ Winter’s Eve, Lincoln Square Monday Evening, December 1st

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square Monday, December 1st 5:30pm An Annual Dance Parade Tradition! Join Us And Some Amazing Dancers At Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square! For the third time, Dance Parade presents the dance program for Winter’s Eve in association with Lincoln Square BID […] Read more »

OVER 100 SWING DANCERS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY OF SWING’S FOUNDING FATHER, FRANKIE MANNING AT NEW YORK DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL

OVER 100 SWING DANCERS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY OF SWING’S FOUNDING FATHER, FRANKIE MANNING AT NEW YORK DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL New York, May 15:  Over 100 swing dancers accompanied by the swing band, Glenn Crytzer Quartette, will celebrate one of swing’s founder fathers, Frankie Manning […] Read more »

10,000 DANCERS, 155 GROUPS, PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK!

  AFRICAN, BALLET, BOLIVIAN, MEXICAN FOLK, POLYNESIAN, ROLLER DISCO, SALSA, SWING, TAP, UKRAINIAN FOLK & WAACKING FOR ONE DAY 10,000 DANCERS IN 155 GROUPS PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK FOR EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST For Immediate Release […] Read more »

Come See A Glimpse Of Kathak At The 8th Annual New York City Dance Parade & Festival!

  Come see a glimpse of Kathak at the 8th annual New York City Dance Parade and Festival! Kathak (Hindi: कथक, Urdu: کتھک) is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient […] 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 »

(Updated With Links!) Princess Lockerooo & Her Waacktion Heros LIVE on BronxNet TV Friday, April 25th 10:00am

WATCH THE INTERVIEW! WATCH THE PERFORMANCE!   Catch Star Love Princess Lockeroo and her Waacktion Heros LIVE along with members of the Dance Parade team on BronxNet’s Open Air Show with Rhina Valentine 10:00am this Friday! Stream it at www.bronxnet.org Also enjoy appearances by DJ […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Gravity Defying, Fast Paced Splendor Of Ukrainian Dance

Ukrainian dance is a fast-paced, high energy carnival ride of leaps, kicks, twirls and bright colors. Much of what the world sees today as Ukrainian dance, however, is only part of the rich traditions of the Ukraine. Dance has been a part of what is […] Read more »

Dance Parade Announces Exciting And Diverse Lineup Of Performances For Annual Showcase!

Our annual SHOWCASE is just days away! Here is the breakdown of performers and which show (3pm or 7pm or both) they will be performing in! Various costume pieces and decor will be also be on display from the various performers representing the diverse cultures […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The American Swing Out Sensation Of The Lindy Hop!

The Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development […] Read more »

Upcoming Showcase Is Two Part ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ at Flamboyán Theater Sunday, March 30th

  Dance Parade SHOWCASE Sunday, March 30th 3PM & 7PM Shows! Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street Lower East Side, NY confirmed groups so far : *Anabella Lenzu/Dance Drama *Mazarte Dance Group *de novo dance *Na Oiwi NYC *Shushi Armenian Dance […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Age Old Joyfulness And Expressiveness of Armenian Folk Dance

For this month’s Genre Buzz we are featuring The Age Old Joyfulness And Expressiveness of Armenian Folk Dance! The Armenian dance (Armenian: Հայկական Պար) heritage has been one of the oldest, richest and most varied in the Near East. From the fifth to the third […] Read more »

Join Dance Parade At 14th Annual Winter’s Eve At Lincoln Square Monday, December 2nd

Dance Parade New York has once again been asked to participate in New York’s largest holiday festival by adding Dance Parade veterans Buglisi Dance Theatre and Fraternidad Cultural Incallajta N.Y. to the diverse entertainment roster. Join us as we usher in the holiday season in […] Read more »

A Choreographed Conversation with Samara Cohen aka Princess Lockerooo!

Since we have chosen Voguing as our featured Dance Genre this month, we decided to go a little further and sit down with one of the prominent figures of the modern day Ballroom scene in New York City.  She is also a huge cheerleader for […] Read more »

Genre Buzz : The Magnificent Evolution of Vogue Dance From Underground To Mainstream

Pushed right out into people’s faces back in 1990 (and hinted at in 1989 when she performed ‘Express Yourself’ at The VMA’s that year), Madonna took the wildly and intentionally  arrogant and in your face style of dancing called “Voguing” and made it a household […] Read more »