38th Annual Battery Dance Festival

Phot0 Credit: Darial Sneed
Phot0 Credit: Darial Sneed
Sun Aug 11, 2019
Various times
All ages

Celebrate the 38th year of New York City’s longest-running public dance festival, presented by Battery Dance, with a full week of exciting international and local dance companies, performed against one of the most beautiful backgrounds in the City.

This year's featured artists include a curated selection of local dance companies, as well as dancers from Argentina, Austria, Curaçao, France, India, Iraq, Lithuania, Netherlands, Sri Lanka and Turkey.

Sunday, August 11, 2019
Danuka Ariyawansa (Sri Lanka)
Leah Barsky and Cristian Correa (Argentina)
Mezopotamya Dans (Turkey)
Hussein Smko - Adel Euro Campaign for Dancers Seeking Refuge Fellow (Iraq)
Keerati Jinakunwiphat / DIVE
Battery Dance
Music from the Sole

Monday, August 12, 2019
Water Street Dance Milwaukee
Jon Ole Olstad Mari Meade Dance Collective / MMDC
Laboration Art Company (France)
Pony Box Dance Theatre
Mezopotamya Dans (Turkey)
Emma Evelein Dance and Choreography (Netherlands)

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Laboration Art Company (France)
Janice Rosario & Company
Buglisi Dance Theatre
NVA & Guests YYDC
Emma Evelein Dance and Choreography (Netherlands)
Ashlé Dawson - Breaking Conformity Productions

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Ballet Nepantla
B-E (Lithuania)
VIVO Ballet
Ballet Boy Productions
Chloe London Dance
Vanaver Caravan

Thursday, August 15, 2019: Day of Indian Dance on Indian Independence Day -- Celebrating Manipuri Dance Darshana Jhaveri & Drummers and Dancers of Munipur:
Darshana Jhaveri, Sanjib Bhattacharya, Sinam Basu Singh, Surbala Devi Bachaspatimayum, Monika Devi Kongengbam. Brojen Kumar Singha Thingom, Angousana Singh Oinam, Premkumar Singh Lourembam,

Friday, August 16, 2019
Battery Dance
SEAD's Bodhi Project (Austria)
Reuel Rogers (Curaçao)
Annalee Traylor

Saturday, August 17, 2019
B-E (Lithuania)
Battery Dance
SEAD's Bodhi Project (Austria)
Reuel Rogers (Curaçao)

And don't forget to check out the free workshop offerings!


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