Battery Dance accepting applications for Battery Dance 2022 festival

Battery Dance is now accepting applications for the 41st annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances August 14-20, 2022 at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, New York. Applications should be submitted online at

Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, was established by Battery Dance as the Downtown Dance Festival in 1982. It attracts an audience of around 2,000 each night from across the city. large downtown population of workers, residents, families, tourists, seniors, and dance fans from the greater New York City area and beyond. The Festival will be televised live to our global audience, reaching thousands of international viewers each evening.

Battery Dance Festival offers a unique opportunity for professional dancers and choreographers of all genres to present original works of great artistic value in a free public forum with the backdrop of New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty and the sunset. . Past participants have included Dorrance Dance, New York Theater Ballet, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, Vanaver Caravan, Dancing Earth Indigenous Dance Company, Music from the Sole and Jamal Jackson Dance Company alongside preeminent companies from Africa, South Asia. , East Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

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