2015 Dance Parade DanceFest 2015:

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 2015, there will once again be 4 stages: A Performance Stage, Family Friendly Stage and Teaching Stage as well as a free dance area.

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2014 DanceFest Program


FREE to the Public!
Tompkins Square Park, Just below 10th street btwn Aves A & B


Celebration Stage (10th St & Avenue B)

3:00 pm Opening sets by: DJ Curly, Brian Cox 
4:00       Barbara Tucker 
4:30       Jeannie Hopper 
5:30       Grand Marshal Hex Hector 


Teaching Stage (Inside Fence near 9th St. & Ave A)

Take a Teaser Lesson from among the City"s best Teachers! 
3:00 Megha Kalia - NYC Bhangra
3:30 Suzanne Beahrs - Modern 
4:00 Rick Long - Jamaican Dancehall 
4:30 Sabor - Salsa 
5:00 Swing Dance
5:30 Princess Lockerooo/ Peridance -- Waacking  
6:00 Ben Nathan / TapUnity - Tap dance
6:30 Ant Boogie/ Broadway Dance Center - Hip-Hop  


Main Stage: Old Band Shell (near 7th St. btwn Aves A & B)

3:01 Paul Taylor Dance Co. Teen Ensemble in "Esplanade" excerpt from Taylor repertory - contemporary modern
3:13 Navatman Dance - Classical  Indian Bharatnatayam
3:18 Fully Focused Dance - Hip-Hop
3:24 Danse sur le Rouge - Contemporary
3:28 Mazarte Dance - Jalisco
3:35 Eglevsky Ballet of Long Island
3:40 Syncopated City Dance Company
3:46 Marsha Parrilla/Danza Organica - Contemporary
3:52 Pink Tutu Ballet
3:56 Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
4:07 Grand Marshal Jawole Willa Jo Zollar-founder/director of Urban Bush Women -= "Friend of Dance Award"
4:10 Grand Marshal Savion Glover - tap genius -  "Friend of Dance Award"
4:14 Grand Marshal Hex Hector- grammy winning DJ - "Friend of Dance Award"
4:17 Saung Budaya - Indonesian classical
4:26 Princess Lockerooo and Waack-Action Heroes (Tentatively)
4:35 Na Oiwi NYC - Hula
4:43 Anabella Lenzu Dance Drama - Contemporary
4:50 Herencia - Salsa
4:55 Dance2Heartbeat NYC - Kizomba
5:00 Ting Dance and Dancers - Contemporary
5:06 American Swiss Ballet
5:14 The New York Raks Stars
5:21 Neville Dance Theatre - Contemporary
5:25 10Tekomai - Japanese Yosakoi 
5:34 Korean Traditional Music and Dance Institute
5:40 Xianix Barrera & Sabor Flamenco
5:46 Dancing Rubies - Bellydance Fusion
5:51 Red Silk Dancers - Traditional Chinese
5:58 Sabor - Salsa
6:04 Kathakas - Classical Indian Kathak
6:11 Sol Dance Center - Hip-Hop
6:14 Blues Dance New York 
6:19 Dance Manhattan - Salsa
6:23 Jo-Me Dance - Contemporary
6:33 Shushi Aremenian Dance Ensemble
6:41 NYC Bhangra
6:47 Latin Dance Connection Hustle Dancers
6:52 Energy in the Middle - Roller Disco


Family Stage (10th St & Ave A)

3:00 Dance Parade"s Community Engagement Program /Ageless Action
3:21 Ballet Folklorico Xochitquetzal - Mexican Carnival
3:29 House of the Roses - Creative Movement
3:35 Aveia Dance - Polynesian Contemporary Fusion
3:43 Queens Dance Fusion - Contemporary/Hip Hop
3:49 Hoboken Hip-Hop
3:59 The Shake Down - Funk
4:06 Breaking Ground Dance Center - Contemporary Jazz
4:11 Lei Pasifika - Tahitian
4:18 Seekers of Knowldege Mixed Caribbean Hip-Hp  & Aerobics
4:23 Dance 4 Life - Jazz
4:31 Jules Legacy Dancers - Hip Hop
4:39 High Definition Dance - Hip Hop
4:45 Manhattan Andaaz - Bollywood 
4:50 The Bridge for Dance Company - Contemporary
5:00 NYC Dance Arts - Afro House
5:04 Sol Dance Co. - Contemporary
5:10 Divas Beyond Belief - Hip Hop with mini-class
5:26 Viva Body Roll - Aerobic with mini-class
5:42 Vaydra - Zumba Dance Fusion with mini-class
5:58 Swing Dancers Celebrate Frankie 
     Manning's 100th Birthday


Site Specific! (Located around the Park See Map)

The Cocoon Project /Sherry Aliberti - Central Grass
Thrill The World NYC Michael Jackson (near A on map)
Manhattan Tribal Bellydance- Temperance Fountain (D)
Spiral Effect Flaggers (E)
SkyBody Aerial Entertainment and Fitness (F)
TOAD Armada Art Car Groove (G)
Marni"s Imagination On Ice - Ice Dancing  (H)
New York Music In Motion Drum Circle  (K)
BatalaNYC-AfroBrazilian Samba Reggae (J)