A free (donation based) interactive multi-stage dance festival online!

Dance Parade is pleased to invite dancers and dance lovers to join our virtual GRAND STAND SHOW.  This watch party online is a part of the 15th Annual Dance Parade and Festival and takes place Friday June 11th at 6pm New York Time! The event will be a global, interactive event that premeires our TV special and video performances with live interviews by choreographers. For the best experience, join us with an "internetable" device that has a camera. Register below or check out the Grandstand highlights below.

Not interested to actively participate and chat with the dance community on Zoom? Then watch our livestream here!

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This past year has been really hard on all of us, including the tens of thousands of dancers we serve.  As a service to the community, we are repeating our popular GRAND STAND SHOW

Beginning at 6pm watch a curated selection of some of the best dance performances during the pandemic! Grand Stand Curator Jamila emcees and introduces creative performances and interviews choreographers that created these pieces during the Pandemic. At 7:45pm participate in the chat with questions to the dance makers and filmmakers ahead of the full version of Dance Parade's TV special "DANCE BRINGS US TOGETHER -- The Resilience of Dance Through The Pandemic" at 8pm. Without a stage, these performers still put on a show!

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Grand Stand Show Program

6:00 PM   Emcee Jamila Holman opens Grandstand Stage
6:06 PM   Remembering Jacques d'Amboise, National Dance Institute
6:10 PM   Yosakoi Dance Project - 10tecomai "Rebirth"
6:14 PM   Arcadia
6:19 PM   OcampoWang Dance "In Between"
6:24 PM   Moments in Motion
6:29 PM   Artistic Edge Dance Company "This is Me"
6:33 PM   IFE The Movement "Energy Loading & IFE's Beehive"
6:39 PM   Long Island City School of Ballet "The Waltz of the Flowers"
6:46 PM   Passion Dance Center "Do it Like Me"
6:48 PM   Interviews with Dance Makers (Part 1)
6:53 PM   Introduces Solo pieces
6:54 PM   S|R|P|Z "Home"
6:56 PM   Brooklyn Center of the Arts "In the Intrium"
6:57 PM   Julia Foti "Tigress"
6:58 PM   Caitlin Knowles "I'm Listening"
6:59 PM   Jiali Wang "Lion Dancer"
7:00 PM   Puela Lunaris "Zambra"
7:01 PM   Monét Movement Productions "The Alchemist"
7:02 PM   MiYoung Margolis Gallery B612 The Flower, So-Hwa’s Dream
7:08 PM   Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company "Revolutionary en Masse"
7:13 PM   The Mo.vement Dance Company "Bloom"
7:16 PM   Animus Movement "Earth"
7:21 PM   Soul Dance Co.: The Soul Experience "F.R.E.E.D"
7:27 PM   Sam Lobel "You'll Never Be"
7:30 PM   Movementum "Dance Project Momentum"
7:34 PM   Moving for Life "Rise Up"
7:40 PM   Fireside Chat with "Dance Brings Us Together" Filmmakers
8:00 PM   Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Testament / Remarks by Matthew Rushing
    Dance Rising, NYC Compilation / Remarks by Melissa Riker
    Moksha Arts, “Agar Tum”, with remarks from Artistic Director Punchali Kumar
    Carlye Eckert, Director of Dance Parade’s Community Engagement programs. The importance of Dance Education including clips from the Calpulli Mexican Dance Company and Camille A. Brown’s “Every Body Move” program.
    National Dance Institute with remarks by Ellen Weinstein
    Saung Budaya Dance / Remarks by Amalia Suryani
    Alison Cook Beatty Dance “Central Park Field #4” (excerpt), with remarks by Artistic Director Alison Cook-Beatty
    Heidi Latsky Dance, "Solo Flight" with remarks by Artistic Director Heidi Latsky
    DrumatiX “Rhythm Delivered" with remarks by Artistic Director Noa Barankin
    5Rhythms with remarks by dance facilitator, Henya Emmer
    New York Chinese Culture Center with remarks by Executive Director Ying Yen
    Urban Bush Women’s “Wading in the Wobble” as introduced by dancer and rehearsal director Courtney J. Cook
    Dance Theatre of Harlem’s “Dancing Through Harlem” with remarks by Artistic Director and Dance Parade 2021 Grand Marshal Virginia Johnson
    Dancing Wheels Company’s “Walking on Clouds” (excerpt)
    Grand Marshals Lisa Lisa, H.T. Chen and Dian Dong receive awards
    Buglisi Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi introduces, “The Reimagined Table of Silence Prologue” (excerpt)
8:57 PM   Prayer for Peace