Importance of Dance Arts in New York City Illustrated by Breakdance, Congo, Hip Hop, Tap and Waacking Dancers joining Dance Parade organizers and supporters At New York’s City Hall FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eva Dilmanian & Rebecca Myles 917-326-0802 New York, May 12 Dance […] Read more »


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 »

Stand For The Arts : Pre-Parade Protest at Time Warner To “Bring Back Ovation” 11:00am-Noon

You are invited to participate in a pre-parade protest at the Time Warner Cable retail location adjacent to the New York Dance Parade:   Saturday, May 18 from 11:00am-12 46 East 23rd, New York, NY 10010 (between Park Ave S. and Broadway)   Arts supporters […] Read more »

Press Conference at City Hall Monday 5/13 : Bloomberg Proclaims May 18th “Dance Parade Day”!

Mayor Bloomberg to announce Saturday, May 18th as “Dance Parade Day”! Dance Parade will hold a press conference on the steps of City Hall on Monday, May 13th at noon. Parade participants and groups invited are asked to arrive no later than 11:30 am All […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2010 Highlight : David Hill Takes Tour of Dance Parade in “All Along Broadway” Series

From New York Habitat’s “All Along Broadway Series”, host David Hill puts on his dancing shoes and heads for the New York Dance Parade (2010). Sponsored by a non-profit organization, Dance Parade Inc., performers from all walks of life gathered at 21st and Broadway, where […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2012 Thank You, Video & Survey

Dance Parade wants to thank all of the volunteers and participants of this year’s parade, it was truly a success with our highest, most diverse turnout yet. From the tributes to Donna Summer to the colorful costumes of the Bolivians, the Steppers, the Girl Divas, […] Read more »

Announcing Dance Parade and DanceFest 2012 and Community Kinect Program makes 100 Kids *Stars on Broadway*

ANNOUNCING DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST 2012 AND RESIDENCY PROGRAM MAKES 100 KIDS STARS ON BROADWAY    New York, May 14, 2012 – At New York City Hall today, Dance Parade organizers, sponsored by City Council member, Rosie Mendez, announced the Sixth Annual Dance Parade and […] Read more »

Dance Parade Press Conference @ City Hall This Monday! Mayor Will Proclaim May 19th as “Dance Parade Day”!

Dance Parade invites members of the Press to join 50 vibrant diverse and passionate dancers who will represent over 6000 dancers registered in the parade May 19th.  An announcement to TV, radio and print media will include the reading of the City of New York’s Mayoral Proclamation […] Read more »

Two World Renowned Dance Schools To Appear In This Year’s Dance Parade!

THE AILEY EXTENSION & THE ISADORA DUNCAN DANCE COMPANY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SIXTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL New York, April 24, 2012 – Dance Parade is pleased to announce world-renowned New York dance institutions – The Ailey Extension and Lori Belilove and The […] Read more »

10tecomai Yosakoi Dance Project lead The 5th Annual Dance Parade in honor of JAPAN!

To honor the victims of the all too recent Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami, Dance Parade has chosen The 10tecomai Yosakoi Dance Project to lead The 5th Annual Dance Parade this year. Lining up at 21st Street and Broadway, the group which uniquely blends Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Dance will be the very first of our 160 groups to make their way downtown at 1pm. 10tecomai recently lent their talents to our March fundraiser at Alpha Fusion Restaurant in March, their passionate performance just days after the Japanese tragedy rocked the world. When trying to decided which of our illustrious groups should be first in line, the answer was not hard to find at all. Please make sure you get to the parade on time for this will be a memorable and honorable moment in today's milestone event. Read more »

Dance Parade 2011 Grand Marshal : Kat Wildish

Kat Wildish 2011 Grand Marshall Kat Wildish is a New York City master ballet and pointe teacher currently on faculty at The Ailey Extension Program. She performed with New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and numerous international companies including Zurich Ballet, Metropolitan Opera Ballet, […] Read more »

Tom and Zach get married in Dance Parade 2011!

Over the next eleven days before the big day on Saturday, May 21st, STEPS! will be sharing some of the major benchmark participants of Dance Parade 2011 to truly showcase how wonderfully diverse and all encompassing our event is! First up, our very own editor-in-chief Chauncey, who is a staunch advocate of equality for all and a heavy hitter on the Dance Parade Team this year as well, sat down with Tom and Zach who will be exchanging vows at the start of this year's festivities and spending the rest of the day disco dancing with their friends and family on their very own float! Wear hot pink on the 21st to show your support for Tom and Zach! Here is the transcript of the landmark interview! Read more »

Dance Parade NYC Radio Interview on The Kiner Hour – Let’s Talk Dance with Ashani Mfuko

Learn all about the 2011 Dance Parade NYC in this episode of The Kiner Hour – Let’s Talk Dance with Ashani Mfuko.  “The Kiner Hour — Lets Talk Dance With Ashani Mfuko” is a feature internet radio show on the Talking Alternative Radio Broadcasting Network, […] Read more »

The Oprah Winfrey Network wants you to DANCE!

OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) and VPE  (Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment) are currently seeking men, women and couples from the NYC Tri-State area who want to celebrate a unique moment in their lives through dance. Those chosen will be documented as they receive hands-on instruction from Louie […] Read more »

Join The Dance Parade Street Team!

JOIN THE DANCE PARADE STREET TEAM AND HELP MAKE THE FIFTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST THE BIGGEST YET! Dance Parade is looking for an extra team of volunteers to help promote this year’s Parade and Festival by taking to the streets, schools, clubs, bars, […] Read more »

Join The Virtual Dance Parade on #Foursquare!

CHECK IN TO DANCE PARADE NYC ON FOURSQUARE… EVERY SINGLE TIME YOU’RE DANCING! CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR MOVING TARGET FOURSQUARE VENUE PAGE! Join our Virtual Dance Parade on FourSquare and connect with other dancers, dance lovers and other rhythmic folk in NYC and beyond! […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2011 Season Has Begun!

      Expressive. Electric. Adrenaline driven. Promoting dance as a galvanizing art force, Dance Parade showcases dance in all its forms, educates the public about opportunities to experience dance, and celebrates the diversity of dance through a city-wide dance parade and festival, in the […] Read more »

capturing the spectrum of dance parade by anita saha

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a great dance parade set by kokyat

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martha graham junior dance company and more by Ronnie Ginnever

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