Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Valerie, former dancer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  How did you first find out about Dance Parade?   It was a dark and stormy night when I met Executive Director Greg Miller and first heard about Dance Parade.  At 5 Rhythms, his dancing and enthusiasm for his fellow dancers were contagious – […] 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 »

Dance Genre Buzz – Bill Shannon’s Stepping-Roll

Dance Genre Buzz – Bill Shannon’s Stepping-Roll technique Bill Shannon is an artist who has created a unique movement style; a skate/dance hybrid, called the Stepping-Roll technique.  Influenced by breakdancing, hip-hop, silent film aesthetics and disability culture, Shannon’s unique hybrid of movement defies gravity with […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz – Bolivian Tinku Dance

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Bolivian Tinku Dance is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : Caporales

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Caporales Dance is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

Genre Buzz: Traditional Japanese Dance

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Japanese Traditional Dance is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz: Contemporary dance in Japan

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Japanese Contemporary Dance is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz: Contact Improvisation

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Contact Improvisation Dance is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz: Aerial Dance

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Aerial Dance is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

Genre Buzz: Contra Dance

Dance Parade New York's Dance Education Series. Contra Dancing is featured for this month's Dance Genre Buzz. Each month, a new dance style is celebrated. View videos and learn about the heritage and history of different dance styles. Discover innovators of the dance, trends, variations, and current events for each dance genre featured. Read more »

would you like a 'taste of dance parade'?

Mark Your Calendars For Dance Parade’s Annual International Dance Day Celebration! Saturday, April 24th Each year Dance Parade hosts a fun-raiser on International Dance Day that both raises awareness of dance and the necessary funds for the annual Dance Parade and Festival at Tompkins Square […] Read more »