Alwan for the Arts serves the Arab, North African and Middle Eastern communities and educates the broader public by showcasing a range of cultural events. In 2003, Alwan established a center in Lower Manhattan.
The Company's spring season is held at the Metropolitan Opera House. Repertory includes many of the great Romantic ballets of the 19th century, major works of the 20th century and works by contemporary choreographers.
Founded by Gabriela Granados, American Bolero Dance Company's mission is to preserve and present the many forms of Spanish dance and music. Its repertory encompasses Flamenco, Classical and Regional Folkloric Spanish dances, Escuela Bolera, and Zarzuela. ABDC operates its Spanish Dance School in Astoria at Sol Dance Center, offering classes for adults and children. ABDC’s ongoing Flamenco dance and music performance series “Tablao Flamenco” also takes place in Astoria at The Chian Federation.
The American Dance Guild is dedicated to supporting artists and bringing the dance community together. Each year it holds an annual festival in New York City with work by 30-40 choreographers from around the globe. Each festival honors two master choreographers from the past and include performances of their work along with emerging choreographers.
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a nonprofit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing Tap Dance as a vital component of American Dance through creation, presentation, education and preservation.
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a non-profit organization committed to establishing and legitimizing Tap Dance as a vital component of American Dance through creation, presentation, education and preservation.
American Youth Dance Theater is New York City's foremost provider of quality dance programs for toddlers to teens. Located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, our teaching philosophy incorporates creativity and stage performance to enhance strong technical development and an innate understanding of dance as a performing art.
Andrea Del Conte Danza Espa√±a, dedicated exclusively to the flamenco, has an annual winter season at the Thalia Spanish Theatre in Queens as well as a touring program to U.S. colleges and universities. They also offer classes.
Headed by Mexican-born dancer/choreographer Annabella Gonzalez, this eclectic, international company performs its repertoire of over 60 modern dances in venues around the city and provides lively dance education programs to public school students.
One of the landmarks of Harlem, the Apollo Theater is perhaps best known for its amateur night and the syndicated television show that brings African-American talent into millions of homes. The Apollo also screens films and hosts rock and gospel concerts, benefits and theater performances.