Battery Dance TV

In response to the pandemic and the need for social distancing, Battery Dance TV was launched on March 26, 2020 to provide regularly scheduled online dance programming for all. Over 1,000 original dance classes for adults and kids, short performances, and artist talks can be found below. 

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Core Classes


CONDITIONING

with Sean Scantlebury

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FLOW

with Vivake Khamsingsavath

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STRETCH & STRENGTH

with Mira Cook

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Kids Classes


ALL KIDS DANCE

with Mira Cook

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BALLET FOR KIDS

with Sarah Housepian

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ZOOM KIDS CLASSES

Every two weeks, live and online

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Classes


BALLET TECHNIQUE

with Bethany Mitchell

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CONTEMPORARY

with Sean Scantlebury

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JAZZ FUSION

with Jillian Linkowski

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LATIN & BALLROOM

with Razvan Stoian and Jillian Linkowski

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MUSICAL THEATER & IMPROV

with Bethany Mitchell

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WORLD DANCE

with guests artists from 13 countries

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Performances


SOLO PERFORMANCES

100 original short performances by Battery Dance’s dancers and guests 

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Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan


INDIGENOUS VOICES PART 3

with Rulan Tangen and Lumhe “Micco” Sampson of Dancing Earth  

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INDIGENOUS VOICES PART 2

with Rulan Tangen of Dancing Earth and Rosalie Daystar of Daystar: Contempoary Dance

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INDIGENOUS VOICES PART 1

with Rulan Tangen of Dancing Earth and Raoul Trujillo 

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CANADIAN VOICES PART 3

with Alysa Pires and Christopher Gerty of The National Ballet of Canada & Allen and Karen Kaeja of Kaeja d’Dance

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CANADIAN VOICES PART 2

with Victor Quijada of RUBBERBAND

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CANADIAN VOICES PART 1

with Laurence Lemieux of Citadel + Compagnie & Tanveer Alam

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IDENTITY & ARTISTIC EXPLORATION IN THE ASIAN-AMERICAN DANCE COMMUNITY

with Vivake Khamsingsavath (Battery Dance) and Thang Dao (Thang Dao Dance Company)

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BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE BOARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY

with Mimi Shih (Battery Dance Board Treasurer / Macquarie) and Rob Acton (Cause Strategy Partners)

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INTROSPECTION, SELF-REFLECTION, AND FINDING INSPIRATION DURING COVID

with Liss Fain (Liss Fain Dance)

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BOARD LEADERSHIP IN INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCMENT AND RESILIENCE

with Dr. Helena K. Finn (Battery Dance Board Chair / Columbia University) and Judi Kilachand (Board Vice Chair / Kilachand & Karp)

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BRINGING YOUTH TOGETHER IN CREATION AND PERFORMANCE VIRTUALLY

with Sarah Housepian (Battery Dance) and Antony Franz

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LEADERSHIP DURING CRISES AND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS THAT PUT ARTISTS AND EMPLOYEES FIRST

with Melissa M. Young (Dallas Black Dance Theatre)

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BRIDGING CULTURAL BIAS THROUGH THE ARTS IN THE CHINESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY

with Amy Chin (Think!Chinatown)

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THE INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE DURING COVID

with Battery Dance interns Gabrielle Niederhoffer (Yale University student) and Zoe Novelle (Barnard College student)

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DANCE DIPLOMACY PARAGUAY (IN SPANISH)

w/ Graciela Meza (Paraguayan American Cultural Cntr), Sergio Nuñez (Alas Abiertas), Carmiña Martinez Vierci, Carlos Vera (Ballet Mimbipa) & Francisco “Tachi” Cazal

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AMPLIFYING LATIN ARTISTS

with Mariana Suarez (Plaza Bolivar / Tornasol) and Natalia Mesa (Ballet Hispanico)

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EXPANDING INTEREST IN TANGO

with Dardo Galletto

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CANADIAN CULTURAL DIPLOMACY AND MULTICULTURALISM

with Acting Consul General Khawar Nasim (Consulate General of Canada in New York) and Allen Kaeja (Kaeja d’Dance)

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INSIDE BATTERY DANCE

with Pia Catton & Jonathan Hollander

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TRANSITIONING DANCE DURING COVID IN MUMBAI, INDIA

with Niloufer Sagar (Terence Lewis Company) and Piyush Raj (Natanam Studio for Performing Arts)

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FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT: STRENGTH & RESILIENCE OF WOMEN IN DANCE

with Lori Belilove and Dorchel Haqq

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE: THEYYAM

with Pradeesh K. Thiruthiya

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THE DANCE CRITIC EXPERIENCE

with Alastair Macaulay (Former Chief Dance Critic for The New York Times)

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BRIDGING CULTURAL & RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES THROUGH ART

with Philip Breeden (Institute of American Universities)

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HIP-HOP DIPLOMACY, RACE, AND GROWING UP BLACK

with Junious “House” Brickhouse (Urban Artistry / Next Level)

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THEORY & POLICY IN CULTURAL DIPLOMACY

with Rachel Cooper (Asia Society) and Cynthia Schneider (Georgetown University)

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LIVING THROUGH COVID AS A REFUGEE DANCER IN GERMANY

with Medhat Aldaabal, Saeed Hani, and Amr Karkout

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THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND CULTURE IN STRENGTHENING THE TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONSHIP

with Andy Halus (U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt) and Consul General David Gill (Consulate General of Germany in New York)

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COVID IN GERMANY

with Inka Thunecke (Rohkunstbau), Christiana Pyka (James F. Byrnes Institute e.V.), and Charlene Hackley (City of Kassel)

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NAVIGATING THE USE OF THE ARTS FOR DIPLOMACY IN IRAQ

with Sue Harville (U.S. Department of State), Helen Pattou, and Robin Cantrell

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TRANSITIONING DANCE IN THE TIME OF COVID

with Catherine Tharin and Nancy Steele

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GOVERNMENT AND THE ARTS IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

with Patricia Ehrnman (U.S. Dept of State), Maanka Chipindi (Natl Arts Council Zambia), Abdul Kinyeya (Batalo East) & Kealeboga Motsumi (Mophato Dance)

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THE IMPACT OF COVID ON THE ARTS IN HONG KONG AND MALAYSIA

with Ramli Ibrahim (Sutra Dance Theatre) and Joseph Gonzales (ASK Dance Company)

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BUILDING INCLUSION THROUGH THE ARTS IN HUNGARY & POLAND

with Cesar Beltran (Eastern Connecticut State Univ.), Gerzon Peter Kovacs (TranzDanz) & Tobiasz Berg (Jazdaa Polska Foundation)

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YOUTH RESILIENCY IN CANADA

with Mary Rowe (Canadian Urban Institute), Anaya Bobst (Canada’s National Ballet School), and Lizzie Kurtz (Toronto District School Board)

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CHANNELING THE LESSONS OF TAGORE IN CONFRONTING CRISES

with Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty (Consulate General of India in New York), Pallavi Krishnan, and Samiul Islam Poluck

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THE ROLE OF THE ARTS IN IMPROVING HEALTH IN KENYA

with Ellen Masi (U.S. Department of State), Wini Nkinda, and Carmen Nicole Smith

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DANCE & VISUAL DISABILITY

with Christopher Núñez and Vladimir Campoy

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COVID IN INDIA

with Unnath Hassan Rathnaraju 

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