Located on the Red Hook waterfront, Dance Theatre Etcetera‚ (DTE) mission is to use the arts as a vehicle for social transformation, connecting progressive artists and first-time artists on critically engaged, cultural projects to build a more sustainable, just and joyful world.
Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution with outreach programs and a world-class school that trains young people in classical ballet and the allied arts. The Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble is its performing group.
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.
Dance artist Naomi Goldberg Haas choreographs dynamic concert dances with diverse communities. Her performing group, Dances for a Variable Population, aims to erase the border between dancer and non-dancer, returning dance to its initial wellspring: joy.
Dances Patrelle (dP) inspires New York audiences with electrifying work from world-renowned choreographer Francis Patrelle. From its inception in 1988, dP’s mission has been to bring dramatic ballet to the stage, striving to address all elements of the human condition, and by doing so, making ballet accessible to a wider audience.
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.
Dancing Classrooms builds social awareness, confidence and self-esteem in children through the practice of social dance. Through standards based, in-school residencies, Dancing Classrooms uses the the vocabulary of ballroom dance to cultivate the positive feelings inherent in every child.
Part of an ongoing history of experimental dance at St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery, this 200-seat sanctuary has been presenting dance performances by established choreographers to young up-and-coming artists since 1974.
Rehearsal space now available at the newly opened DANY Studios (formerly New Dance Group), serving the needs of independent choreographers, not-for-profit dance companies and the dance/theater communities by providing affordable space for rehearsals, auditions and more.
Dardo Galletto and Karina Romero have been teaching both social and performance tango for over a decade in New York City. They bring a special understanding of dance technique and movement from long experience with ballet and modern dance.