AUGUST 11-17, 2024


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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Location: Rockefeller Park, Battery Park City
Stay tuned for more details about each night’s programming


Workshops will be held at Rockefeller Park and the Battery Dance Studios. More information coming soon!


To volunteer during Festival week, contact the Festival Manager at volunteer@batterydance.org




Alexandra F. Light | Fort Worth, TX (World Premiere)
AU.THENTICITY DANCE CO. | Costa Mesa, CA (NYC Premiere)
Ballet Nepantla | NYC 
Battery Dance | NYC (World Premiere)
Buglisi Dance Theatre | NYC
Capoeira Luanda NYC | NYC (World Premiere)
Carolyn Dorfman Dance | Union, NJ
FANIKE! African Dance Troupe | NYC 
Julie Crothers | Berkeley, CA (NYC Premiere)
McKoy Dance Project || MDP | NYC (NYC Premiere)
Pony Box Dance Theatre | NYC
Sun Kim Dance Theatre | NYC
T’Ana Selah | NYC
Wyatt Sutter and Charles Pierson | Chicago, IL (NYC Premiere)


A’nó:wara Dance Theatre | Canada (NYC Premiere)
Focus Dance Company | Taiwan (US Premiere)
Lucas Crew | South Korea (World Premiere)
Pori Dance Company | Finland (US Premiere)
Rajesh Sai Babu Mayurbhanj Chhau Group | India

Rutkay Özpinar | Netherlands (US Premiere)
wee dance company | Germany (US Premiere)


Andrea Agostini | Philadelphia, PA (World Premiere)
Anna Lopez | NYC (NYC Premiere)
Carsyn Gekas | NYC
Chen-Jung Yeh | Taiwan (US Premiere)

Hannah Howell | Bloomfield, NJ
Kailei Sin | NYC

Malachi Kingston | NYC (World Premiere)
Marshall Kahente Diabo | Canada (World Premiere)
Priscilla Tom | NYC
Zev Haworth | NYC (World Premiere)


EXTREMELYn CUSTOMIZABLEn TONS OF ORIGINAL SHORTCODES & OPTIONSn Alexandra F. Light | Photo by Richard Finkelstein TELL YOUR CENTRAL IS AN AWESOME FLEXIBLE THEME MADE FOR YOU STORY IN PARALLAX Carolyn Dorfman Dance | photo by Daniel Hedden FULL WIDTH CREATE A FULL SCREEN OR STANDARD WEBSITE OR GRID CONTENT Pori Dance Company | Photo by Mikko Jokinen AMAZING CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF GREAT HEADER OPTIONS HEADER OPTIONS Sun Kim Dance Theatre | Photo by Cein Lockefeller Slide Wyatt Sutter and Charles Pierson | Photo by Julie Lucas Slide wee dance company | Photo by Marlies Kross Slide Capoeira Luanda NYC | Photo courtesy of artist Slide Rutkay Özpinar | Photo by Gerrit Schreurs Slide Rajesh Sai Babu Mayurbhanj Chhau Group


Directions to the In-Person Festival


Rockefeller Park – Battery Park City
75 River Terrace (North Esplanade)

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The 2024 Battery Dance Festival is supported by:


Banner image photo credit: Jiemin Yang’s “Here We Root” at the 2023 Battery Dance Festival, by Steven Pisano