2013 International Dance Day Gallery Part Two by Josef Pinlac : Andanza Flamenco, RiSE & Dancing Rubies

Here is part two of a beautiful collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

2013 International Dance Day Gala Gallery Part One by Josef Pinlac : Fusha, Mazarte & Jehan’s Bellydance Raks Stars

Here is part one of an astounding collection of photographs captured by Josef Pinlac,  one of the newest members of the Dance Parade team, at The 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala held at Dixon Place on Sunday, April 28th.  There were ten fantastic performances […] Read more »

Happy International Dance Day 2013! A Message From Lin Hwai-min #UnityThroughDance

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY! #IDD2013 #UNITYTHROUGHDANCE Dance Parade is celebrated a day early at Dixon Place at Our 7th Annual International Dance Day Gala. Take a moment to watch this year’s message author Taiwanese Choreographer Lin Hwai-min courtesy of ITI : World Organization For The […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Colourful Celebration of Mexican Carnival!

  In this issue of STEPS! we will be exploring the celebration and traditions of Mexican Carnival. Watch out for traditional Carnival Dancers in this weekend’s International Dance Day fundraiser, as well as at the 7th annual Dance Parade on May 18th, 2013!   Carnival […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Flourishing Tradition of Modern Western Square Dancing

In this issue of STEPS! we will be exploring the American classic of Modern Western Square Dance. Watch out for this traditional style in our upcoming International Dance Day fundraiser as well as at the 7th annual Dance Parade on May 18th, 2013!   Find […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz – Korean Dance

Korean traditional dance originated in ancient shamanistic rituals thousands of years ago. By the time of the later Korean kingdoms, Goryeo and Joseon, in the 2nd millennium CE, Korean traditional dance benefited from regular support of the royal court, numerous academies, and even an official […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight : Sarah Haley

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 parade and festival. Every month, we choose a different volunteer to spotlight.  We […] Read more »

International Dance Day Performers Announced!

Next Saturday, April 23rd,  DNA (Dance New Amsterdam) hosts our 5th Annual International Dance Day Celebration!   Aside from rubbing shoulders with dance lovers, afficionados and Dance Parade Volunteers, six amazing groups will be performing to present you with a wonderful ‘taste of Dance Parade’ […] Read more »

International Dance Day Celebration April 23rd @ Dance New Amsterdam

SAVE THE DATE! INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY SATURDAY, APRIL 23RD! 5:00pm-9:00pm @Dance New Amsterdam Do you have items you can donate for International Dance Day? We are looking for items to auction at the International Dance Day fundraiser. Previous items included gift certificates, dance lessons, custom […] 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 »