Dance Parade Inc is a 501(c)3 non-profit presenter of 100+ unique styles of dance.

Our Mission:

Dance Parade promotes dance through the celebration of diversity by presenting as many forms of dance as possible. We believe that live performance has the potential to awaken a communal human spirit and helps build a more equitable and vibrant society.

Job Description: Grand Stand Videographer - Dance Parade NY

Job Title: Grand Stand Emcee for 18th Annual Dance Parade & Festival
Event Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024 plus another day of work before May 30, 2024
Job Type: Part-Time, Contract
Location: New York City, NY


Calling all energetic and enthusiastic dance lovers!

Dance Parade New York is seeking a dynamic BIPOC, gender-indifferent emcee to co-host the Grand Stand experience at the 18th Annual Dance Parade in Astor Plaza (4th Avenue & 8th St/Saint Marks). This is your chance to celebrate the vibrant tapestry of NYC's dance scene and share your passion with the crowd!


  • Greet the Grand Stand audience with professionalism and infectious enthusiasm.
  • Deliver a captivating introduction to the Dance Parade's history and significance.
  • Enthusiastically introduce each participating dance group using provided cue cards.
  • Maintain a positive and engaging atmosphere throughout the 2-hour shift.



  • BIPOC and/or gender-indifferent identity a plus.
  • Strong stage presence and clear communication skills.
  • Passion for dance and cultural diversity.
  • Ability to improvise and adapt to the flow of the event.
  • A big, welcoming smile and positive energy!


May 18 Shift Details:

  • Call time: 12:00 pm (noon)
  • Start time: 1:00 pm (following opening announcements and guest speaker)
  • End time: Approximately 4:00 pm

Ready to celebrate dance in all its forms?

We encourage all passionate individuals who embody the spirit of the Dance Parade to apply!


Must attend Pre-Event production meeting on zoom and all team Zoom on Monday May 6th at 7pm.

$250 Stipend provided after parade day.