Witness The Table Of Silence 9/11 Project In Lincoln Center on Wednesday, September 11th at 8:00 am

We are very much looking forward to witnessing this annual event in Lincoln Square conceived in part by Jacqulyn Buglisi, one of Dance Parade New York’s 2013 Grand Marshals. It will be a beautiful, artistic and dance driven tribute to the tragedy of 9/11 on […] Read more »

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 »

Unparalleled Celebration Of “Unity Through Dance” Electrifies Tompkins Square For 7th Annual DanceFest

Tompkins Square Park, the destination of the parade at Avenue A and Saint Marks Place, comes alive with choreographed performances, workshops and social dance–all free to the public. This year there will be a total of 3 stages of carefully curated expressions of dance: A […] Read more »

“From the Soundboard” Host Reggie Johnson Has An Early Morning Chat with Dance Parade’s Own Chauncey

  From the Soundboard #114 [pitch show] by Reggiej on Mixcloud From the Soundboard is a show that usually focuses on concerts regardless of genre. Artist and/or group perfecting the art of “call and response” with its audience. On Wednesday, May 15, NYC Dance Parade […] Read more »

The Evolution of Dance Continues! Dance With 1 of Over 100 Dance Groups in This Year’s Parade!

DANCE PARADE JUST 9 DAYS AWAY! THE EVOLUTION OF DANCE CONTINUES CLICK TO REGISTER TODAY AND DANCE WITH ONE OF OVER 100 DANCE GROUPS IN THE 2013 PARADE! Grand Marhsals Jacqulyn Buglisi, Chuck Davis and Louie Vega headline Dance Parade by gathering 10,000 dancers of […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

BronxNet TV Open w/Rhina Valentin 4.26.13 : Featuring Louie Vega, Mazarte Dance and more!

  The magic of Dance Parade made an appearance on Bronx Net TV’s Open with host Rhina Valentin interviewing Parade Producer Nikki Cleary, Educational Outreach Chair Shireen Dickson, 2013 Grand Marshal Louie Vega and a performance by Mazarte Dance Group!! Check out some photos and then watch […] 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 »

Elisa Monte Dance Celebrates 32nd Anniversary New York City Season at Ailey Citigroup Theater April 11th through 13th!

2012 Dance Parade Grand Marshal Elisa Monte and her company Elisa Monte Dance present their 32nd Annual New York City Season premiering three new works and re-stagings of three pieces of classic repertory.  We certainly recommend you take part in this exciting event April 11th-13th […] 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 »

Dance Parade 2012 Highlight : Follow Grand Marshal Bill Shannon Through The 6th Annual Parade!

DANCE PARADE 2012 HIGHLIGHT: FOLLOW LAST YEAR’S GRAND MARSHAL  BILL SHANNON IN THE 6TH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE! Follow one of our 2012 Grand Marshals, BILL SHANNON, through last year’s Parade. Dancing on his crutches and skateboard, this poignant and inspiring video is yet another unique perspective in […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

V-Day is HERE! Your Guide to ONE BILLION RISING NYC Today! Get ready to STRIKE! DANCE! RISE!

Your Guide to ONE BILLION RISING NYC! from ONEBILLIONRISING.ORG New York City will be a hub of activity for ONE BILLION RISING on February 14, 2013, with New Yorkers rising across every borough to express their outrage at the injustices that women have suffered. From […] 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 »