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COVID-19

Dear Friends,

Joining with our City and the world community in mitigating the public health risk posed by the coronavirus, Battery Dance is cancelling all in-person public activities and programs until further notice.

Cancellations

All in-person public activities and programs have been cancelled until further notice due to the coronovairus pandemic. This includes our New York in-school programs, Dancing to Connect Nigeria, Dancing to Connect for Refugee Integration Germany, Dancing in Sacred Space at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the Studio Share program, and our Annual Dinner Celebrating Programs at Home & Abroad.  A decision on the Annual Battery Dance Festival has not yet been made. 

Virtual Programs Available 

Battery Dance TV: Free daily dance classes in a variety of genres, new original and creative dance performances, and weekly artist talks on a variety of topics. All on a a regularly scheduled program and accessible to everyone!
Visit: www.batterydance.org/dancetv

Mindful Movement for Front-Line Health Care Workers: Free 15 minute mindful movement sessions for front-line health care workers over zoom. Designed to provide a dose of tranquility, the sessions require no prior dance experience. Visit: www.batterydance.org/givingback 

Moving Stories: The award-winning documentary film that chronicles our work transforming youth across four countries. A must watch if you are interested in seeing the power of dance. Now on amazon prime! 
Visit: www.batterydance.org/movingstories 

Remote Arts-Education Learning: Battery Dance is providing remote learning arts-education workshops and classes for school youth, grades K-12. Programs in English and Spanish are available.  
Contact Alyx Maglio, Arts Education Manageralyx@batterydance.org 

Private Dance Classes: Over Zoom, the dancers of Battery Dance are providing private sequential classes in a variety of genres to those interested in improving their dance skills. 
Contact DJ McDonald: dj@batterydance.org 

Finally connect with us via FacebookTwitter, and Instagram where we also post online classes and performances and make announcements regarding new programs. 

We look forward to sharing with you as we continue to pursue artistic excellence and social relevance in all of our programs!

If you are able to contribute to Battery Dance to help us and our staff and artists weather the substantial loss of work and income, please click the button below.

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Thank you in advance for your support, and wishing you the best of health.

Sincerely,

The Board, Staff, and Artists of Battery Dance

The staff of Battery Dance will be working remotely. If you would like to talk to a staff member, please call (212) 219-3910 and leave a voicemail.

For general information on COVID-19, visit the websites of the CDC or the NYC Health Department. To get regular updates on the latest developments on coronavirus in New York City text COVID to 692-692. You will receive regular SMS texts with the latest news and developments.