Every summer, Victory Dance celebrates the incredible artistry and diversity of NYC dance with performances specifically curated for young audiences.
The July 11 Program:
Caleb Teicher & Company
Bzzz pairs Caleb Teicher & Company's tap dancers with beatboxer Chris Celiz.
Preeti Vasudevan's Thresh
Drumming a Dream (Excerpts)
Inspired by an Indian folktale about a young girl and a magical talking drum, Drumming a Dream is a journey of dance, music and storytelling, using classical Indian dance, contemporary choreography and global original live music.
American Ballet Theatre
White Swan Pas de Deux
Internationally renowned American Ballet Theatre (ABT) brings the great legacy of classical dance to New Victory audiences with one of the most well-known duets in all of ballet—the White Swan Pas de Deux from Act II of the ballet Swan Lake.
Don't Blink (Excerpts)
A collaboration between ballerina Michele Wiles and the Brooklyn-born flex dancer Jay Donn, Don't Blink has thrown out the tutus to answer the question, "If dance drove you crazy, how would it be?"
The July 18 Program:
Elisa Monte Dance
Things Past (Excerpts)
Choreographed by Elisa Monte Dance's Artistic Director, Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Things Past exposes the human behind the performer, accentuating the artist's eccentricities and oddities.
Hoop of Life
Paying tribute to Anishinaabe and Haudenosauee oral and visual storytelling, Defoe weaves in and out of multiple hoops revealing the interconnectedness and identity of all living things on Mother Earth.
Brian Brooks Moving Company
Eight dancers fill the stage with complex patterns and rigorous dance phrases to Max Richter's reimagined score of Vivaldi's Four Seasons.
The Chase Brock Experience
Splendor We Only Partially Imagined
Chase Brock, celebrated choreographer of stage and screen, creates a "millennial folk dance"—a mixtape of rich American dance history—with a four-movement suite performed by seven dancers of diverse backgrounds.
The July 25 Program:
Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks
An inspired collaboration between two acclaimed artists, First Fall bears testament to Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks' personal friendship and effervescent creative chemistry.
Trisha Brown Dance Company
f you couldn't see me
In Trisha Brown's postmodern If you couldn’t see me, the soloist dances with her back to the audience and, restricted from showing her face, must rely on her torso and limbs for personal expression.
Passion Fruit Dance Company
Dance Within Your Dance (Excerpts)
Choreographed by Tatiana Desardouin, Dance Within Your Dance features the techniques, rhythms and the essence of hip-hop and house dance. This work shares how the social dance communities develop and create their unique and collective movement.
Known for his evocative, interdisciplinary work, Kyle Abraham inspires personal reflection through sound, human behavior and all things visual in Show Pony, an energetic new solo performed by Princess Grace Award recipients Tamisha Guy and Marcella Lewis.