NEW YORK DANCE PARADE HIGHLIGHTS ANNOUNCED AT CITY HALL Monday, May 12th 1:00PM

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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 year’s 8th Annual Dance Parade and DanceFest.  Please arrive 30 minutes early to show your support for Dance Parade!  RSVP on Facebook!

WHO: New York Dance Parade

WHAT: Dance Parade highlights and announcements

WHERE: New York City Hall steps

WHEN: Monday, May 12th, 1pm

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Appearances by:

Greg Miller – Executive Director, New York Dance Parade

Andrij Cybyk – Artistic Director of the Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

Benjamin Nathan – Founder of TapUnity, bridging the gap with Tap with Cops & Kids – who will tap on the Steps of City Hall to announce his Community Engagement Program for NYPD and Inner City Youth

Jawole Zollar – Bessie Award winning Choreographer and founder of Urban Bush Women and Grand Marshal of Dance Parade

Hex Hector – Grammy Award Winning DJ & Producer – Grand Marshal of the 8th Annual Parade

Barbara Tucker – “Queen of House Music” performing at the Parade and Festival

Rifka Lopez –  Parade Production Director Highlighting Parade Lineup

Jamila Holman – DanceFest Production Director Highlighting Festival Linuep after the Parade

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Lane Harwell – Executive Director of Dance NYC, leading advocacy group on dance speaks on the “State of Dance In New York City”

Seta Kantardjian – Founder and Artistic Director of the Shushi Armenian Dance Ensemble

Momz N Da Hood —  America’s first breakdance group of mothers over 50 will be serving as officers of the New York Dance Police!

Funmilayo – Founder and Artistic Director of Fusha Dance, a Congolese Dance Company that offers free dance classes as apart of Dance Parade’s Ageless Action Community Engagement Program for seniors

Ant Boogie (Anthony Rue), Celebrity Teaching Artist from Broadway Dance Center and Hip-Hop instructor at DanceFest where the general public can take free dance lessons

Princess Lockerooo – Master “Waacking” Teacher and Finalist of So You Think You Can Dance who will be joinied with her Waaktion Heros

Ellen Chappel – Small Business Owner of “Bridge for Dance School” speaks on the need for independent schools to be a part of Dance Parade

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