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Battery Dance presents the 40th 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 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers.

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Michelle Tabnick Public Relations
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Free Virtual Performances

August 12-14, 7-8pm EDT
Online on YouTube

 

Free In-Person & Livestreamed Performances
August 15-20, 7-9pm EDT at Robert F. Wagner Park and Livestreamed on YouTube
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VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

 

AUGUST 12

Featuring Boca Tuya / Omar Román De Jesús, Chilaquiles Rojos Colectivo, Dance Troupe Braveman, Introdans, and Nantea Dance Company

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AUGUST 13

Featuring Arabesque Vietnam, Australian Dance Theatre, bollwerkfilm, Jiva Velázquez, and Team AJC

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AUGUST 14

Featuring Abhilash Ningappa, Dancing Earth Creations, Hoedy Saad, Jill Crovisier, Massala Company, and Chenglong Tang

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IN-PERSON & LIVESTREAMED PERFORMANCES

 

AUGUST 15

India Independence Day – Featuring Kasi Aysola & SaiSantosh Radhakrishnan, Maya Kulkarni, Parul Shah Dance Company, Swathi Gundapuneedi-Atluri, with live music by Eventually Epic

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AUGUST 16

Young Voices in Dance – Featuring Atticus Dobbie & Nouhoum Koita, Brian Golden, Grace Yi-Li Tong, Imani Gaudin, Kanyok Arts Initiative, Kate Louissaint & Nhyira Asante, Lily Summer Gee, Ramya Durvasula, and Spencer Everett & Isabella Aldridge

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AUGUST 17

Featuring Baye & Asa, Company | E, Graciano Dance Projects, Jon Lehrer Dance Company, Luke Hickey, and Rohan Bhargava/Rovaco Dance Company

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AUGUST 18

Featuring Battery Dance, Dancing Wheels, Demi Remick & Dancers, MorDance, Will Ervin – Erv Works Dance, and William Byram

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AUGUST 19

Featuring Akira Uchida, Maddy Wright, Joshua Strmic, CHR Project, Christian Warner, Christopher Williams, Jamal Jackson Dance Company, and New York Theatre Ballet

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AUGUST 20

Featuring Ballet Nepantla, Battery Dance, Beatrice Capote, Flamenco Vivo II, Ohiole Dibua, and STASIS

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$1 WORKSHOPS

Featuring 9 classes in Tap, Kuchipudi, Contemporary, African, Street Dance Fusion, Physical Theatre, Ballet, & Voguing.

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Directions to the In-Person Festival:

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


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Festival FAQ

 

IF YOU ARE UNVACCINATED
PLEASE
WEAR A MASK!


 

The 2021 Festival is supported by:

 

Goldman Sachs

 


See Details From Last Year’s Festival