Complexions Contemporary Ballet uses cutting-edge choreography and original music within the roots of classical dance.
Since 1983 the Composers Concordance has presented over 400 new works at bargain ticket prices. The organization augments its concert activities with an educational outreach program and its publication, New Music Connoisseur.
Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn was founded by choreographer and teacher Marla Hirokawa to allow her students to perform alongside professional dancers. The historic ballets her company performs tie in well with social studies curriculum in schools.
Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), formerly Dance Space Center, serves a community of more than 32,000 dance artists (students, performers, choreographers, and other professionals) and audience members. Each week, DNA holds more than 130 classes of all levels in its 6 studios. An average of 12 modern guest artists also teach professional-level classes each month.DNA offers classes in ballet, modern, hip-hop and other movement techniques, ranging from beginner to advanced levels.
Dance Parade promotes dance as an expressive and unifying art form by showcasing all forms of dance, educating the general public about the opportunities to experience dance, and celebrating diversity of dance in New York City with a yearly dance parade and dance festival.
DanceBrazil was founded in 1977 by artistic director Jelon Vieira and has performed across the U.S. and throughout the world. The company presents a unique fusion of Afro-Brazilian movement, contemporary dance and Capoeira, the traditional dance/martial arts form.
Dancewave transforms the lives of New York City youth through unique exposure to world-class, pre-professional performing arts training. Since 1995, Dancewave has offered education programs for young people with a rare combination of four core values: artistic integrity, educational rigor, nurturing support and access for all.
DDD promotes the appreciation and critical understanding of dance by realizing the creation of new works by choreographer David Dorfman and his artistic collaborators. In advocating his mission “to get the whole world dancing,” Dorfman’s work has enjoyed broad and diverse audiences nationally and internationally.
Dixon Place, an incubator for performing and literary artists since 1986, is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of dance, theater, music, puppetry, literature, performance, and visual art at all stages of development. Presenting over 700 artists each year, this local haven inspires and encourages diverse artists of all stripes and callings to take risks and push personal and professional limits.
The company performs the work of Doug Varone and has its New York City season at the Joyce Theater.