Founded in 2009, Spark Movement Collective (Spark) has quickly become a fixture on New York City’s independent, contemporary dance scene. Established with a mission to create accessible dance experiences, Spark is focused on developing innovative pieces that connect with the everyday lives of its audience members and community.
A staple of the Park Slope community since 1979, Spoke the Hub offers performance series, dance classes, a film series and more.
The unofficial cultural center for the East Village and still an active Episcopal parish, the church hosts dance programs through the Danspace Project, and poetry readings through the Poetry Project.
This international troupe performs classical and original ballet works and provides dance training and performances through its professional school at its Staten Island facility, and offers ballet programs in New York City public schools.
The first male dancer in Trisha Brown's company, Stephen Petronio founded his own company in 1984 in order to develop and perform his choreography. The company performs a repertory of Petronio works in venues such as the Joyce Theater in New York and across the United States and Europe. The company is known for its collaborations with the likes of Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson and Cindy Sherman.
Steps on Broadway, founded in 1979, offers dance classes seven days a week at all levels in ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, tap, theater dance, hip hop, ethnic, and body conditioning.
Symphony Space presents a full calendar of inexpensive‚ often free‚ programs. It presents over 200 music, dance, drama, literature, film and children's programs every year, including the annual Wall to Wall music marathons and Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story.
New York's premier Latino International Theater Festival, features 19 events, 23 performances, and over 50 artists from New York and around the world performing in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx.
Tere O’Connor’s choreography finds its logic outside the realm of “translation”. He views dance as a system of information with its own properties, an abstract documentary form that need not be assessed through the lens of western culture, spoken language or the history of dance.
Thalia Spanish Theatre, the only Hispanic theater in the borough of Queens, produces American and world premieres of bilingual plays by Spanish, Latin-American and Hispanic-American authors performed alternately in English and Spanish, and both traditional and new music and dance pieces.