Dance Genre Buzz : The Gravity Defying, Fast Paced Splendor Of Ukrainian Dance

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Ukrainian dance is a fast-paced, high energy carnival ride of leaps, kicks, twirls and bright colors. Much of what the world sees today as Ukrainian dance, however, is only part of the rich traditions of the Ukraine. Dance has been a part of what is […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet DanceFest Co-Producer Jamila Holman

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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 »

All Hands On Deck! NYDP (New York Dance Police) Meet & Greet Saturday, May 3rd!

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  Save The Date : NYDP Meet & Greet Scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd 5pm-8pm. Secret Location to be announced soon! Commissioner Chauncey will be hosting the first meet and greet of the season.  Come by and meet the rest of the NYDP officers and […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The Vocative And Visual Devotion Of Indian Classical Dance Bharata Natyam

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At our annual SHOWCASE on Sunday, March 30th,  attendees were treated to the visual and sonic pleasure of Navatman Dance who proudly displayed the traditional Indian dance known as Bharata Natyam.  For this month’s Dance Genre Buzz, we decided to delve deeper into this particular […] Read more »

Dance Parade Announces Exciting And Diverse Lineup Of Performances For Annual Showcase!

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Our annual SHOWCASE is just days away! Here is the breakdown of performers and which show (3pm or 7pm or both) they will be performing in! Various costume pieces and decor will be also be on display from the various performers representing the diverse cultures […] Read more »

Join Our Team : Dance Parade Production Team Volunteer Positions Available!

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Without the expertise and dedication of our all-volunteer team, Dance Parade would simply not happen.  Aside from the continuous work done all year long to ensure the success of the event through sponsorship, outreach and marketing,  the actual planning and production of the event requires […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2014 ‘Be The Momentum’ Indiegogo Campaign Launched! Contribute Today!

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Dance Parade New York’s 2014 theme is “BE the MOMENTUM” — And YOU can help create memories that can last a lifetime. For the past 7 years, Dance Parade New York has become the world’s largest event to ceelbrate the diversity of dance. On May […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet New Board Member Natasha Blank!

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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 »

Dance Parade Names Grammy Winning DJ & Producer Hex Hector Grand Marshal For 2014!

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Joining Savion Glover and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar this year as a grand marshal is Grammy winning, DJ and Producer Hex Hector!   Hex will be bringing his authentic NYC style to the parade this year perched atop one of our many floats down Broadway playing […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The American Swing Out Sensation Of The Lindy Hop!

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The Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development […] Read more »

Upcoming Showcase Is Two Part ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ at Flamboyán Theater Sunday, March 30th

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  Dance Parade SHOWCASE Sunday, March 30th 3PM & 7PM Shows! Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street Lower East Side, NY confirmed groups so far : *Anabella Lenzu/Dance Drama *Mazarte Dance Group *de novo dance *Na Oiwi NYC *Shushi Armenian Dance […] Read more »

The 8th Annual Dance Parade & Festival Is Almost Here! Save The Date : 5/17/14

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  10,000 DANCERS & 75 CULTURALLY DIVERSE DANCE STYLES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK FOR THE EIGHTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE AND FESTIVAL SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Rebecca Myles publicity@danceparade.org tel: 267-350-9213 New York, February 14, 2013 – Just three months […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : A Trot Through The History Of Traditional Russian Folk Dance

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  In honor of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, we decided to look to Mother Russia for a few dance lessons and a walk through the rich history of Traditional Russian folk dance, its various incarnations and character.   Traditional Russian folk dance is as […] Read more »

Savion Glover Steps Up To Be Grand Marshal For 8th Annual Dance Parade!

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Savion Glover Steps Up To Be Grand Marshal For 8th Annual Dance Parade! We are very excited to announce that Savion Glover has just accepted the honor as our second Grand Marshal of 2014! Famous tap dancer, choreographer, and actor Savion Glover is the epitome […] Read more »

Dance Parade Needs You! Production Committee Volunteer Positions Available!

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Without the expertise and dedication of our all-volunteer team, Dance Parade would simply not happen.  Aside from the continuous work done all year long to ensure the success of the event through sponsorship outreach and marketing,  the actual planning and production of the event requires […] Read more »