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Battery Dance presents the 37th 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
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Free Opening Night Outdoor Movie

Moving Stories (see trailer)

August 11, 2018

8:00 – 9:30pm

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park – Battery Park City

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Free Outdoor Performances

August 12 to 17, 2018

7:00 – 9:00pm

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park – Battery Park City

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Free Indoor Closing Event + VIP Reception

August 18, 2018

6:00 – 8:00pm

The Schimmel Center

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

August 12 – 1:30PM -3PM – Battery Dance | USA

August 13 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Iker Karrera Dance Company | Spain

August 14 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Battery Dance | USA

August 14 – 12:30PM – 2PM – Sandip Mallick | India

August 15 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Citadel + Compagnie | Canada

August 16 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Paranoyak Crew | Gabon 

August 17 – 10:30AM – 12PM – Skopje Dance Theater | Macedonia 

August 17 – 1PM – 2:30PM – Mophato Dance Theatre | Botswana 

Reserve Your Spot

limited space available


Local Companies

Ariel Rivka Dance

Asya Zlatina and Dancers | Pennsylvania 

AThomas Project

Ballet Nepantla

Battery Dance

Caterina Rago Dance Company

DANAKA

Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

Douglas Dunn + Dancers

Hivewild

Jamal Jackson Dance Company

JOIN Ensemble

Martha Graham School

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company

Caterina Rago Dance Company

 

*Local Companies were selected by an independent curatorial panel that evaluated applications received through an open and free online application process. KATHAK! 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.

KATHAK!

Rajika Puri, Sutradhar (Narrator) | NYC

Anuj Mishra, Kantika Mishra, and Neha Singh | Lucknow, India

Parul Shah Dance Company | NYC

Piyush Chauhan and Preeti Sharma | Delhi, India

Sandip Mallick | Kolkata, India

Anuj Mishra & Kantika Mishra

International Companies

Citadel + Compagnie | Canada

Damir Tasmagambetov | Kazakhstan

Iker Karrera Dance Company | Spain 

Mophato Dance Theater | Botswana

Paranoyak Crew | Gabon

Skopje Dance Theater | Macedonia 

Skopje Dance Theater


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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The 2018 Festival is supported by

 

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Banner image photo credit: Darial Sneed of Ballet Inc. at the 2017 Battery Dance Festival