Join House Coalition Saturday, May 17th As They Honor The Legacy Of Frankie Knuckles!

Saturday, May 17, 2014 HOUSE COALITION joins the Dance Parade!   Line-Up at 11:30am 22nd Street & Broadway Dance Parade begins at 1:00pm Nicky Siano (The Gallery/Studio 54) Manny Ward (The Sound Factory Bar) Antonio Ocasio (WEPA NYC / Tribal Winds) Ali Coleman (Voice of […] Read more »

10,000 Dancers Showcasing 77 Styles Of Dance! The 2014 Parade Lineup Is Here!

10,000 Dancers,  Over 150 Organizations Showcasing A Record Breaking 77 Styles Of Dance! The 2014 Parade Lineup Is Here! 1 Iskra Ukranian Dance Ensemble Ukranian 2 Lei Pasifika Lotus Music & Dance Tahitian 3 Paul Taylor Teen Ensemble Modern 4 MIYABI Wind Japanese 5 GRAND […] Read more »

IMPORTANCE OF DANCE ARTS IN NEW YORK CITY ILLUSTRATED AT CITY HALL MONDAY, MAY 12TH

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 publicity@danceparade.org 917-326-0802 New York, May 12 Dance […] Read more »

Exclusive Audio Dance Parade Mix By 2014 Grand Marshal Hex Hector!

Check out an exclusive Audio Dance Parade by 2014 Grand Marshal DJ Hex Hector! Audio Dance Parade is a podcast series curated by our very own Chauncey featuring DJs from around the world as well as those who have and still participate in the parade […] 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 »

Indiegogo ‘Be The Momentum’ Campaign Update : The Parade And Festival Are On!

The Parade and Festival Are On!  On Saturday May 17th, join Grand Marshals Savion Glover, Jawole Zolar and Hex Hector along with 10,000 other dancers for the 8th annual Dance Parade! Although, as a community, we did not reach our fundraising goal with our first […] 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 »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet Parade Producer Rifka

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 With Erick Morillo & Pacha NYC This Year Plus Official After Party Details!

Dance with Erick Morillo & Pacha NYC in the annual NYC Dance Parade! Erick Morillo will be at the helm of Pacha NYC’s Dance Parade float–leading a parade of dancers to celebrate electronic dance music – Subliminal style! And he wants YOU to join him! […] Read more »

Dance Parade Team Special Guests On WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge Saturday, May 3rd with Jeannie Hopper 7pm!

Catch Dance Parade on WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge with DJ Jeannie Hopper Saturday, May 3rd from 7-10pm!   Tune in at wbai.org as other members of the Dance Parade team make an appearance as special guests once again! Keep an eye out for DJ Jeannie Hopper […] Read more »

Just A Few Days Left To ‘BE THE MOMENTUM’! Help Make Dance Parade Happen!

Our Campaign to raise funds for our programs will end in just six days.  Anyone who pitches in more than $25 by Midnight Monday April 28th will be offered a FREE Grandstand Ticket for the best seat on the parade route, at 8th and University […] 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 »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet DanceFest Co-Producer Jamila Holman

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 »

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 »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Vocative And Visual Devotion Of Indian Classical Dance Bharata Natyam

At our annual SHOWCASE on Sunday, March 30th,  attendees were treated to the visual and sonic pleasure of Navatman Dance who proudly displayed the traditional Indian dance known as Bharata Natyam.  For this month’s Dance Genre Buzz, we decided to delve deeper into this particular […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet Dance Parade Veteran Luis Vargas Of House Coalition

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 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 »

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 »