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Battery Dance presents the 39th 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 Online Performances

August 14 to 22 & October 16, 2020

7:00 – 8:00pm

Online on Youtube

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AUGUST 14

BLACK VOICES IN DANCE

Featuring Erv Works Dance, Kofago Dance Ensemble, Jamal Jackson Dance Comany, and D

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AUGUST 15

INDIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

Featuring Kapila Venu (India), Aakash Odedra (U.K.), Aditi Mangaldas Dance Co. (India), Bijayini Satpathy (India), Pradeesh Thiruthiya (India), Sadhya Dance (India), Sooraj Subramaniam (Australia/Belgium), Sophia Salingaros (U.S.), Sreelakshmy Govardhanan (India), and Zoya Akhtar (India).

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AUGUST 16

MIDDLE EAST

Featuring Ayman Safiah (Palestine), Hoedy Saad (Lebanon), Project TAG (Iraqi Kurdistan), Tanin Torabi (Iran), and Yaa Samar! (Palestine/NYC)

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AUGUST 17

EUROPE & JAPAN

Featuring Emiko Agatsuma (Japan), Ana Lucaciu & Razvan Stoian (Romania), Emma Evelein Dance (Netherlands), Ludivine Large-Bessette (France), Odos Productions (Greece), and TranzDanz/Gerzson Kovacs (Hungary)

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AUGUST 18

WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE

CENTENNIAL

Featuring Annalee Traylor, Ashley Menestrina, Futorian Dance Theatre, Jean Erdman, Kathryn Posin Dance Company, Lori Belilove, Meggi Sweeney Smith  and RGWW.

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AUGUST 19

AFRICA

Featuring Luthando Arts Academy (South Africa), Abdul Kinyenya (Uganda), Dunia Dance (Zimbabwe), and Moving into Dance (South Africa)

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AUGUST 20

NORTH AMERICA

Featuring Kaeja d’Dance (Canada), Cornfield Dance (U.S.), Delfos Danza (Mexico), Dancing Earth Indigenous Contemporary (U.S.), Dancing Wheels (U.S.), National Ballet of Canada, Pony Box Dance Theatre (U.S.)

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AUGUST 21

BATTERY DANCE

Featuring Battery Dance, Art-A-Hack, and Reuel Rogers (Curacao)

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AUGUST 22

TRIBUTE TO NYC

Featuring Dolly Sfeir, Accent Dance NYC, Fractal Collective (Netherlands), and Tom Gold Dance.

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OCTOBER 16

Latin Voices in Dance

Featuring Ballet Nepantla (Mexico/U.S.), Compañía Nacional de Danza Contemporánea (Dominican Republic), Daniel Fetecua Soto (Colombia/U.S.), Iker Kerrera Dance (Spain), Leah Barsky & Cristian Correa (Argentina/U.S.)

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$1 WORKSHOPS

Featuring 7 classes in African Fusion, Bollywood, Contemporary, Improvisation, and Voguing. 

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The 2020 Festival is supported by

 

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Goldman Sachs


 

 

 


See Details From Last Year’s Festival