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Dance

There's dancing in the streets, and the parks, of New York City. Join an outdoor dance party or watch a dance performance by performers from around the world.

Dance Events

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sep 19

Washington Square Dances

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A Cast of Dancers, Aged 25-85, to Gather at Washington Square Park to present the annual dance performance
Free!

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Sep 19

Bryant Park Square Dance

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand, square dancing returns to Bryant Park. Don your festive country best and do-si-do to live Appalachian music.
Free!

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Sep 19

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Pretty in Pink

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Get your old prom gown ready or make one from scratch. Molly Ringwald would have! Grab the best members from your own Brat Pack and come skate the night away.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Free!

Sep 20

Dance 'n' Film Night: NY Export: Opus Jazz

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. Dance Workshop from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Movie begins at sunset, approximately 7:00 PM.
Free!

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sep 20

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Sep 20

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!
Free!

Sep 20

Bryant Park Square Dance

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand, square dancing returns to Bryant Park. Don your festive country best and do-si-do to live Appalachian music.
Free!

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Sep 20

“Bad Woods”

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.
“Bad Woods” is an hour-long dance performance and music installation, inspired by the native Lenape and the forests that exist in present day.
Free!

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep 21

Bryant Park Square Dance

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand, square dancing returns to Bryant Park. Don your festive country best and do-si-do to live Appalachian music.
Free!

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Kids
Sep 21

Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Workshop

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.
Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company, the pre-eminent Isadora Duncan dance company, will be performing at Billings Lawn, in honor of their namesake.
Free!

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Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep 26

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco: Just Like Heaven - New Wave Skate Party

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Lola and her cast of New Wave fanatics are gearing up for a synth pop rock, costumed-themed event at her Just Like Heaven Roller Disco Skate party that will blast you back to the 80s.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Free!

Sep 27

Dance 'n' Film: The Wiz

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. Dance Workshop from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Movie begins at sunset, approximately 7:00 PM.
Free!

Sep 27

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Oct 3

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco: I Feel Love - The Divas of Disco Skate Party

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Studio 54 might be closed, but we are strapping on our Boogie Oogie Oogie dancing skates and letting loose at Dreamland which we promise will leave you with the sweetest Love Hangover!

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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Oct 10

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco: Thriller Halloween Extravaganza - Michael Jackson Skate Party

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Halloween is just around the corner. Lola Star is throwing her spookiest Roller Disco costumed party to celebrate the King of Pop at Dreamland in Prospect Park.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct 18

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Free!

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Kids

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