10,000 DANCERS, 155 GROUPS, PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK!

  AFRICAN, BALLET, BOLIVIAN, MEXICAN FOLK, POLYNESIAN, ROLLER DISCO, SALSA, SWING, TAP, UKRAINIAN FOLK & WAACKING FOR ONE DAY 10,000 DANCERS IN 155 GROUPS PERFORMING 77 DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK FOR EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND DANCEFEST For Immediate Release […] Read more »

Come See A Glimpse Of Kathak At The 8th Annual New York City Dance Parade & Festival!

  Come see a glimpse of Kathak at the 8th annual New York City Dance Parade and Festival! Kathak (Hindi: कथक, Urdu: کتھک) is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient […] 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 »

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 »

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 »

A Choreographed Conversation : The Various Stages of DJ McDonald, Lead Curator of DanceFest 2013 by Chauncey Dandridge

Our Social Media guru Chauncey recently fashioned a chat with his Dance Parade colleague DJ McDonald,  this year’s Lead Curator for DanceFest, the festival that immediately follows the parade every year in Tompkins Square Park.  The DanceFest 2013 program was comprised of four stages in […] Read more »

#DanceFest WBAI 99.5 FM Live Broadcast from Tompkins Square Park 4:00-6:00pm! Tune In via Smart Phone!

WBAI 99.5 FM will be covering the festivities from Tompkins Square Park 4:00-6:00pm,  check it out on your smart phone devices via the free app ‘TuneIn’ or ‘PacificaRadio’ and save WBAI as a preset.  Hosts Jeannie Hopper and Reggie Johnson will be interviewing DanceAfrica founder […] Read more »

WISEACRE Spins at DanceFest 2012 & Webster Hall For Official After Party Saturday, May 19th!

DJ WISEACRE aka Eric Tucker will be making the masses move this year at The Social Dance Area in Tompkins Square Park at DanceFest immediately following The 6th Annual Dance Parade in New York City!   He’ll also be sharing space in the booth with […] Read more »