It’s Outreach Month at Dance Parade New York! Register Your Group…Become A Volunteer!

photo by Richard Renda

photo by Richard Renda

 

Each year since 2006, many people come together to produce the annual Dance Parade and DanceFest. So now that preparations for the 2014 season has officially begun, October has been coined Outreach Month – well, not just October. Outreach will go on up and until the parade on Saturday, May 17th, 2014.

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photo by Matt Behr

We are looking for dancers, dance groups, grand marshals, donors, sponsors, and exciting, professional and dedicated new staff and volunteers.

Registration is now open and of course, dancers and dance groups top our list. The earlier dancers and groups register, the better it is us to coordinate and curate. And while we are proud of the number of individual dancers who have previously registered and the over 70 different dance styles, we continue to seek out more dancers, more dance groups, additional dance styles and more, more, more!

This 2014 is shaping up to be a milestone year! We are working towards and looking forward to Dance Parade being televised. And televised means being TV ready. We want to showcase dancers and groups who are expressive, visual, cultural and vibrant. Do you have any suggestions on who you would like to see as a grand marshal for 2014? Let us know! Parade Grand Marshals are actively being solicited, but we want to hear from you too.

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photo by Josef Pinlac

Donors and sponsors are crucial this year in order for the parade to be televised. We need to raise $65K. From festival booths, street banners to floats, we offer many bradning opportunities. If you or your compnay would like to find out about our sponsorship packages, please reach out to Greg Miller at greg@danceparade.org.

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photo by Josef Pinlac

Last but not least, we’re looking for more dance lovers who will be part of the Dance Parade team. You must be fun, flexible, self motivated, professional, talented, confident and are able to work well to with all sorts of people. we are an eclectic group. The work will be hard, but the reward will be great. We guarantee that when you see all the happy faces and pure moments of joy and brotherhood on the day of the parade and festival, it will make everything completely worth it.

If you are interested, just click here and fill out our Volunteer Application Form and you’ll hear from us soon!