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DANCE IN THE PARADE

BE A ‘STAR`’ — Dance down Broadway and join over 10,000 dancers moving and grooving to over 80 styles of dance in the 13th Annual Dance Parade! Parade registration is open to everyone who commits to dancing in the Parade.  The registration fee for groups is $50 and an additional $85 if you will bring a vehicle to transport a sound system.  Under-resourced groups may apply for a scholarship fee waiver. Come dance with us Saturday May 18th!

Individual Dancer: Free

As a member of a group or newbie to a group. Everyone must register:

Individual Dancers can generally join Dance Groups who do not have coordinated costumes or choreography.  Join the parade and help grow dance culture in New York City and beyond!

 

Group: $50 + optional $85 vehicle

(i.e. Dance Company, School, Nightclub, Burning Man Camp, etc):

In addition to the promotional benefits from website & printed program listings, group registration also includes free registration for DanceFest at the conclusion of the parade and our Community Engagement Programs throughout the year. Both DanceFest and our Community Engagement Programs offer payments for teaching and performances.

Ways to Dance with Sound

Each year Dance Parade gathers 200+ organizations, 10,000+ dancers and 70+ vehicles and floats.  We manage these logistics by offering the below sound and vehicle options.  Though higher budget options provide the most comprehensive sound for your dancers, low budget scenarios are also available:

A) Paired with another group with same or similar genre of dance:  Free

Easiest and cheapest option usually for groups without budget for sound; (i.e if you are a tango group parade production team will place you behind another tango group that has sound); Deadline May 7, 2019.

B) Bring portable sound unit: Battery or generator powered:  Free

 On a dolly, cart, or (non gasoline) cycle; Generally multiple speakers & generator powered are loudest

C) Rent portable sound unit:

One speaker, mixer, iphone/ipod cable, sound tech on dolly rented through info@eventprovider.net & delivered to Parade head: $400/day On a dolly, cart, or (non gasoline) cycle; Generally multiple speakers & generator powered are loudest

D) Bring vehicle to transport your sound:  

Gas powered art cars, pickup trucks with generator in bed, van or trailer: $85 until March 31, $100 until April 15 deadline; Maximum 4-6 speakers permitted.

E) Pre-packaged float & audio: GoFundMe Campaign $2800 - $4800

Dance Parade sets up a crowdfunding campaign, suggest perks such as $100 to be on float or $150 for a tote bag.  Then you have 3 weeks to solicit donations from your community. You keep profits above fundraising goal and keep donations upon on failure to reach fundraising goal. Complete with driver, tow vehicle, insurance, decoration, advertising and sound. Choose an optional sound system, your colors and promote your dance company. Deadline March 31.

F) Pre-packaged float & audio: $2800 - $4800 (non-profit discount available)

Ordering a Dance Parade float this way is easy. Complete with driver, tow vehicle, insurance, decoration, advertising and sound. Choose an optional sound system, your colors, promote your dance company and add up to three sponsor logos/messages.  Just show up on parade day, board float and dance. 15 dancers (small) to 25 (large). Order while supplies last. Deadline April 30

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