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Happy Hour Networking Party

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Where: M1-5 Lounge, 52 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013
21 & over

You and a guest are invited to NYC Dance Week’s First Happy Hour Networking Party. Join us at M1-5 Lounge and celebrate with the NYC Dance Week team, meet other professionals, and learn about upcoming projects and ways for you to get involved. Sign-up on site for access to more exclusive events this year, and enter our raffle for a chance to win some cool swag.




NYC Dance Week Kick-Off Party

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Where: Angel of Harlem, 2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd (corner of W 122nd Ct.), New York, NY 10027
21 & over

In partnership with Angel of Harlem, NYC Dance Week invites all dance enthusiasts and the general public to its official Festival Kick-Off Party with drink & appetizer specials while dancing to some great beats.


NYC Dance Week Kick-Off Event with Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams

Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza, 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Event will include performances, dance class and more.


NYC Dance Week Festival 
Date: Thursday, June 15 – Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: Varies
Where: Noted studios
Class Offers:

Dance enthusiasts are invited to participate in 10 days of free dance, fitness and wellness classes at noted studios in the boroughs of New York City. Check the website for class offers (to be posted in May 2017).


Fitness Labs during NYC Dance Week Festival


During the festival, dance enthusiasts may also participate in a series of unique, ethnic Fitness Labs sponsored by our festival affiliate FitEngine, Inc.a trusted source for inside information on fitness and wellness. FitEngine is providing studio space for approved instructors who need studio space to teach. Labs range from injury prevention lab to techniques. Schedule will be posted in May 2017.


Injury Prevention Workshop by Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM
Where: Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

The Harkness Center’s Injury Prevention Workshop provides information to the dance community on all aspects of physical and psychosocial well-being, to encourage healthy and safe training for career longevity. In this workshop, you will learn about Balance and the Spine, taught by Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, with guest instructors from Pilobolus and Mark Morris Dance Center.


Performance Event with NYC10 Dance Initiative

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie St. (btw Delancey & Rivington), New York, NY 10002
More Info:

Dance Week participants are also invited to watch performances of new dance works at a special showcase by its sister project, NYC10, at Dixon Place on Wednesday, June 21st.  10 selected emerging choreographers /studio instructors and dance companies will be performing for up to 10 mins and the audience and reviewers will provide feedback of their work to them.



Dancer for a Day Program

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Dancewave, 45 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Dancer for a Day is a NYC Dance Week initiative that provides inner-city youth facing a unique challenge with the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a professional dancer.   In its third year, Dancer for a Day will choose up to 20 youth, ages 10-15, to participate in a day filled with class taking, a nutritional workshop, lunch, a private performance by and Q&A with a NYC10 dance company.

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