Battery Dance presents the 41st Annual Battery Dance Festival

in association with


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 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers.

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Free Outdoor Performances

August 13-19, 2022

7:00 – 9:00pm

Rockefeller Park – Battery Park City

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Indoor Closing Event + VIP Reception

August 20, 2022

6:00 – 8:00pm

The Schimmel Center

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*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. International Companies are selected by an internal panel at Battery Dance in coordination with international partners.

Directions to the In-Person Festival


Rockefeller Park – Battery Park City
75 Battery Place

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The Schimmel Center at Pace University
3 Spruce Street

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The 2022 Festival is supported by:


Goldman Sachs




Banner image photo credit: Spencer Everett & Isabella Aldridge at the 2021 Battery Dance Festival