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Battery Dance presents the 38th Annual Battery Dance Festival

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The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 people.

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Michelle Tabnick Public Relations
T: 646-765-4773
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Free Outdoor Performances

August 11 to 16, 2019

7:00 – 9:00pm

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park – Battery Park City

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Indoor Closing Event + VIP Reception

August 17, 2019

6:00 – 8:00pm

The Schimmel Center

General Admission: $10
VIP Ticket: $65

Tickets go on sale July 6

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Local Companies
Ashlé Dawson – Breaking Conformity Productions

Ballet Boy Productions

Battery Dance

Buglisi Dance Theatre

Jon Ole Olstad

Keerati Jinakunwiphat // DIVE

konverjdans

Mari Meade Dance Collective / MMDC

MATHETA Dance

Music from the Sole

The Vanaver Caravan

Water Street Dance Milwaukee | Wisconsin

YYDC

Photo Credit: Whitney Browne of YYDC

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

Day of Indian Dance
Darshana Jhaveri & Drummers and Dancers of Manipur – India
Sanjib Bhattacharya
Surbala Devi
Basu & Monika Sinam
Angousana Singh
Brojen Singh
Premkumar Singh

Photo: Basu Sinam I

International Companies
B*E| Lithuania

Emma Evelein Dance & Choreography| Netherlands

Escuela Municipal de Danza IMA | Paraguay [World Premiere, U.S. Debut]

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

Leah Barsky & Cristian Correa | Argentina

SEAD’s Bodhi Project | Austria

Socharat Ensemble | Ghana [World Premiere & U.S. Debut]

Photo: Emma Evelein Dance & Choreography

 


Directions to the Festival

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park – Battery Park City
20 Battery Place


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The Schimmel Center at Pace University
3 Spruce Street


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