Dance Parade To Be Followed By Tompkins Sq Park DanceFest 5/21
FIFTH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE IGNITES BROADWAY- Followed by DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park. Estimated 45,000 Spectators
What:5th Annual Dance Paradeand DanceFest
When:Saturday, May 21, 2011
Parade, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
DanceFest 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Who:More than 8,000 dancers celebrate and showcase the diversity of dance, including 176 groups and more than 70 styles represented.
Where:Parade Route: The Dance Parade begins on 21st Street and Broadway,
travels south through Union Square onto University Place and continues
to 8th Street, where the parade turns east into Tompins Square Park.
Post-parade DanceFest: The event culimates with DanceFest, a free
festival offering performances on two stages, dance lessons, workshops
and social dancing throughout the basketball courts.
Grand Marshals:Charles Reinhart, Joseph Harrington and Kat Wildish will be honored as 2011 Grand Marshals at stage A, 4:00 PM at Tompkins Square Park.
StageA (located at "Old Band Shell") performances include:
One Love Drum & Dance Circle; Dance Manhattan, Broadway Bodies, Korean Tradition Music & Dance Institute of NY; Fully Focused Dancers; Neville Dance Theater; Manhattan Tribal; Checkit! Dance; Dance Aveia; Flamenco Nueva York; Pink Tutu Ballet Company; Sol Dance Center; 10Tecomai Yosakoi Dance Project; Latin Dance Connection; Cheer New York.
Stage B - Teaching Stage:
Journey Dance; Pink Tutu Ballet Company; Zouk Nation; Dance Manhattan; Dhoonya Fita; Sol Dance Center; NYC Bhangra Club; Stage Stars; HYPNOkidz.
Stage C - Family Friendly Stage:
Joffrey Ballet School; Hoboken Hip Hop; Amazing Amy; Mar Del Dance; HYPNOkidz; Energy in the Middle; NYC Bhangra Club; Dhoonya Fita; JT Lotus Dance Company; BEAT IT NYC; The Pulse Performing Arts Studio; The Professionals Dance Company; Inner Spirit Dance Company; Queens Dance Fusion; SIRPAUL.