2019 Battery Dance Festival

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All Workshops Took Place at Battery Dance Studios – 380 Broadway, 5th Fl.

August 11 – 10:30AM -12PM – Laboration Art Company | France

August 12 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Battery Dance | USA

August 13 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Mezopotamya Dans | Turkey

August 14 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Emma Evelein Dance | Netherlands

August 15 – 10:30AM – 12PM – SEAD Bodhi Project | Austria

August 16 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Manipuri Dance | India

August 17 – 10:30AM – 12PM – B~E | Lithuania

August 17 – 1:30pm – 3PM – Reul Rogers | Curacao

Day of Indian Dance

Darshana Jhaveri Dancers & Drummers of Manipur – India
Darshana Jhaveri
Sinam Basu Singh
Surbala Devi Bachaspatimayum
Monika Devi Kongengbam
Brojen Kumar Singha Thingom
Angousana Singh Oinam
Premkumar Singh Lourembam
Sanjib Bhattacharya

Rajika Puri, Sutradhar (Narrator)

Photo: Sinam Basu

International Companies

B*E| Lithuania

Danuka Ariyawansa | Sri Lanka [World Premiere]

Emma Evelein Dance & Choreography| Netherlands

Laboration Art Company | France [NY Premiere, U.S. Debut]

Leah Barsky & Cristian Correa | Argentina

Mezopotamya Dans | Turkey [U.S. Debut]

Reuel Rogers | Curacao [U.S. Debut]

SEAD’s Bodhi Project | Austria [U.S. Premiere]

Photo: Emma Evelein Dance & Choreography

*Local Companies were selected by an independent curatorial panel that evaluates applications received through an open and free online application process. The day of Indian dance was curated by Jonathan Hollander and Rajika Puri. International Companies were selected by an internal panel at Battery Dance in coordination with international partners.


The 2019 Festival was supported by


Lead Sponsor



Goldman Sachs


Banner image photo credit: Juliana Crawford of Ariel Rivka Dance at the 2018 Battery Dance Festival