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 Videographer 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


Do you have a voice that electrifies the crowd and a passion for dance that can't be contained?

Dance Parade New York is looking for a charismatic Stage Emcee to lead the festival either on the Main or Community Stages at DanceFest, the electrifying festival folloiwng the 18th Annual Dance Parade! Taking place in Tompkins Square Park from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, DanceFest features a dazzling array of performances, workshops, and dance experiences across four stages. As one of two Stage Emcees, you'll be the driving force, keeping the energy high and the crowd moving.


  • Deliver a professional and engaging welcome to the DanceFest audience.
  • Collaborate with the curation committee to prepare captivating introductions (15-30 seconds) for each performance group, highlighting their unique style and background.
  • Maintain a high-energy atmosphere, keeping the crowd informed about the festival schedule and enticing them to participate in various dance activities.
  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive space that celebrates diverse dance forms.



  • Strong stage presence and clear, dynamic voice that can command an audience.
  • Extensive knowledge of various dance styles or a strong passion for learning.
  • Exceptional improvisation skills to adapt to program changes or unexpected situations.
  • Ability to research and craft concise, engaging introductions for diverse performing groups.
  • Infectious enthusiasm and a positive, engaging personality.

This is your chance to be at the heart of NYC's biggest dance celebration!

If you have the voice, the energy, and the love for all things dance, we want to hear from you!