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.
Since its inception in 2005, The Ailey Extension has fulfilled Mr. Ailey’s life-long commitment of bringing dance to everyone by offering “real classes for real people.” The Ailey Extension offers of over 80 classes per week in more than 25 different dance and fitness techniques.
An intimate take on Hammerstein ballroom for circus stars, human oddities, and avant-garde thespians from France, Russia, and even Brighton Beach.
The Obie Award-winning Chocolate Factory Theater supports the creation of new work in a variety of disciplines including theater, dance, music, multimedia and the visual arts.
The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory in New York founded by hip-hop dance luminary, educator, choreographer and philanthropist Safi A. Thomas.