DanceFest 2014

Tompkins Square Park, the destination of the parade at Avenue A and Saint Marks Place, comes alive with choreographed performances, workshops and social dance–all free to the public. For 2014, there will once again be 4 stages: A Performance Stage, Family Friendly Stage and Teaching Stage as well as a free dance area.



2014 Lineup Coming Soon!


2013 Schedule

Main Stage: Tompkins Square Park Old Band Shell

Hosts: Emcee Shireen Dickson, Donnie D’Amato, Erik Bryan Slavin and Fitz

Music by Deejaysoul
2:50 BatalaNYC (AfroBrazilian Samba Reggae)
3:01 Saung Budaya (Indonesian)
3:09 Emcee blesses the stage
3:15 Steeledance (Contemporary)
3:18 Fusha Dance Company (Congolese)
3:26 Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama (Modern)
3:31 RiSE Dance Company (Hip-Hop)
3:38 Zouk Nation (Brazilian Zouk)
3:44 Mazarte Dance Group (Mexican Carnival)
3:52 Neville Dance Theatre (Contemporary)
3:57 Yosakoi Dance Project – 10tecomai (Japanese Contemporary Folk)
4:05 Lorenz Latin Dance Studio (Salsa)
4:11 Bellydance America – Jehans Bellydance Raks Stars (Egyptian Belly)
4:16 Princess Lockeroo (Waacking)
4:23 The Pink Tutu Ballet (Ballet)
4:30 Grand Marshal Baba Chuck Davis Award Ceremony
4:44 DJ Louie Vega Award Ceremony
4:53 Dance Manhattan (Salsa, Lindy/Balboa, Argentine Tango)
5:04 Buglisi Dance Theater (Contemporary)
5:19 Grand Marshal Jacqulyn Buglisi Award
5:27 Andanza Flamenco (Flamenco)
5:35 Kaina Quenga (Hula)
5:48 Jorge Torres & Maria Blanco (Tango)
5:55 Mazarte Dance Group (Mexican Zapateado)
6:02 Eidolon Ballet (Ballet)
6:11 Kizomba Dance2Heartbeat (Kizomba)
6:16 Korean Traditional Music and Dance Institute (Korean Folkloric)
6:22 Lei Pasifika (Tahitian)
6:29 Sol Dance (Salsa-Belly Dance)
6:38 Asha Dance Company (Contemporary)
6:43 Energy in the Middle (Roller Disco)
6:49 Barbara Tucker (House)
6:56 Staff on Stage


Family Stage (Entrance on 9th Street & Avenue A)

Emcees :  Brian K. Austin, Shireen Dickson

DJ set by DJ True
3:41    The Bridge for Dance Company Mini    Jazzy/Hip Hop/Pop
3:47    92nd St Y Tap Project    Tap
3:53    The Bridge for Dance Company Junior    Modern
3:59    Na Oiwi NYC    Polynesian
4:05   The Bridge for Dance Company Senior    Lyrical modern
4:11     Alvin Ailey Teen Extension Hip-Hop     Hip Hop
4:17    Boston Community Dance project    Contemporary
4:27     Breaking Ground Dance Center    modern Jazz
4:35     Dancing Rubies    Bollywood Belly
4:44   Vaydras Dance Fusion    Zumba (with mini-class)
4:59  Inner Spirit Dance Company    Belly/Bollywood/Hooping
5:10  Epitome of Diversity    Hip Hop
5:17   Spiral Effect    Flagging
5:23    New York Music In Motion     Rifles

5:37  Joy of Dance    Hip Hop/Street
5:43  BODYroll Workout    Aerobics (with mini-class)
6:04   Mambo Bravo    Salsa
6:08    High Definition Dance    Hip Hop
6:14    BellyRhythm     Belly
6:20   NYC Bhangra    Bhangra (with mini-class)
6:40     ZBoogie Crew    Zumba (with mini-class)


Teaching Stage: Learn to dance for FREE! (Entrance 9th St & Ave A)

3:30 Hip-Hop: Ailey Extension by Keith Alexander
4:00 Tap Dance: 92nd Street Y: Tap Dance by Arleigh Rothenberg
4:30 Square: Times Squares Square Dance by Kim Norland
5:00 Modern: Dance New Amsterdam by Suzanne Beahrs
5:30 Swing:Dance Manhattan by Teddy Kern
6:00 Waacking:Broadway Dance Center by Princess Lockeroo
6:30 Hoop Dance: By Bex Burton