New York Dance Parade 2010 Saturday May 22nd

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Dance down Broadway

On Saturday, May 22, 2010 over 70 styles of dance, over 200 dance organizations, and over 10 thousand dancers will converge on the streets of New York City for a free outdoor dance parade and festival!

We will boogie our way down Broadway, hula, swing and Irish step our way past Union Square and into University Place. At Eighth Street we will Salsa, Tango and Waltz East into Saint Marks Street. Our House, Techno and Disco floats will have afternoon shoppers wigglin as they watch us get down in the heart of the East Village. A straight shot from there brings us to DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park.  At DanceFest we will come together and celebrate watching free dance performances, be able to take free dance lessons and enjoy a Dance Party.

Our mission is to to promote dance as an expressive and unifying art form by showcasing all forms of dance, educating the general public about the opportunity to experience dance and celebrate the diversity of dance.  Come check out who’s already registered. Is there a dance you don’t see?  Is there a group that should be apart of this? Get them to join us!

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grand marshals

imageEllenore Scott
2010 Grand Marshal
Ellenore Scott

Ellenore Scott most recently won America’s heart and votes with her dynamic performances on SYTYCD. In addition to appearing on the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, she has danced with numerous dance companies including The Von Howard Project. As a choreographer, she assisted Earl Mosley in setting “Saddle Up!” on Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Scott received Honorable Mention from National Foundation for the Advancement of Arts and is an honors graduate from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School (the “FAME” school).

imageElizabeth Zimmer
2010 Grand Marshal
Elizabeth Zimmer

Elizabeth Zimmer writes for Metro, Ballet Review, and other publications. She is the editor of Body Against Body: The Dance and Other Collaborations of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane (Station Hill Press, 1989). She has studied many forms of dance, and performed in works of Joshua Fried, Jamie Cunningham & Tina Croll, and Christopher Williams. Zimmer has lectured across the U.S., Canada, Taiwan, and in Italy.

imageDJ Jellybean Benitez
2010 Grand Marshal
DJ Jellybean Benitez

Internationally renowned DJ Jellybean Benitez has produced and/or remixed over one-hundred “Top 10” hits and more than thirty-five #1 records for legendary artists such as Madonna, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and others. He has composed themes for hit TV programs including The Ricki Lake Show and PBS’s American Family, as well as films Carlito’s Way and Species. Benitez’s weekly syndicated mixshow reaches millions of listeners worldwide. In 2005 he was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame.

imageAmy Marshall
2010 Grand Marshal
Amy Marshall

Performer, choreographer, professor and executive director Amy Marshall’s performance affiliations include Paul Taylor, David Parsons, H. T. Chen and Dancers, Cortez and Company. She founded Amy Marshall Dance Company in 2000. The company’s mission is to embody life’s complexity and the pure elation it imparts to the world.

imageMorocco (Carolina Varga Dinicu)
2009 Grand Marshal, Representing Middle Eastern Dance
http://www.casbahdance.org

Morocco (Carolina Varga Dinicu) is considered the leading performer & authority in her field. One of the first inducted into the AAMED Mideastern Dance Hall of Fame. In 2005 MECDA voted her their Humanitarian Award for her “body of work” over a lifetime in furthering and enriching Near and Mid-Eastern music and dance & in 2006 the Isis Foundation gave her a Lifetime Achievement Award in Ethnic Dance from the Near and Middle East. Morocco created the Casbah Dance Experience. She’s spent over 48 years trying to find, recover, preserve and present them before they disappear, due to modernization and/or fundamentalism.

imageDon Campbell “Campbellock”
2009 Grand Marshal, Representing Urban Dance (“Locking”)
Don Campbell “Campbellock”

Don Campbell “Campbellock” (Dance Innovator) The creator and originator of Locking or Campbellocking a dance art form with the improvisational steps called the locks , created in the nightclubs of Los Angeles in the early 1970s. This dance and subculture quickly caught on and was soon the rage of Soul Train. Through out the 70’s this was the most influential group in street dance history.

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Luis Salgado
2009 Grand Marshal, Representing Broadway Dance
http://www.luissalgado.com/

Luis Salgado (Choreographer) is the Latin Assistant Choreographer of the Tony Award Broadway Musical, In The Heights. Luis is the founder/director of R. Evolucion Latina — DARE TO GO BEYOND!, a collective of artists and activists committed to empowering the artistic community in order to inspire growth within the Latino Community.

who’s in the parade

May 19 2007: 2,321 Dancers, 75 Organizations, 37 Unique Dance Styles

May 17 2008: 4,008 Dancers, 108 Organizations, 31 Unique Dance Styles

May 16 2009: 5,300 Dancers, 113 Organizations, 59 Unique Dance Styles

May 22 2010, so far: 5558  Dancers, 160 Organizations, 62 Unique Styles — Join Us Now!

OrganizationDancersStyleWebsite1″Bosilek” Bulgarian Folk Dance Ensemble10Bulgarian
25 Rhythms605 Rhythms5rhythms.com
360×60 Dance100Modernvoxnovus.com/60×60/60x60_Dance.
htm
4Abela Dance*3Modernabeladance.com
5Aditya Dance Association1Asian Indianmonsite.orange.fr/aditya
6Agape Drum & Dance (Of Agape Arts Collective)15Sacredagapearts.org
7Agua Dulce Dance Theater6Modern
8Aichhorn High School12Hip-HopAichhorn.org
9Allison Jones Dance*1Modernyoutube.com/ajdancingmuse
10Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama20Modernanabellalenzu.com
11Aveia*10Tahitianwix.com/Anthonyaiu/Aveia
12Ayazamana25Ecuadorianecuadoriantraditions.com
13Ayllu Cultural Tinkus Wayras30Bolivian Tinkus
14Ballet International Africans9AfricanBalletintlafricans.com
15BellyRhythm12Belly Dancebellyrhythm.com
16Brasileirando20Sambabrasileirando.net
17Bridgewater Raritan High School’s Cultural Dance Team10Asian Indian
18Broadway Bodies50Aerobicbroadwaybodies.com
19Burning Elf/Groovehoops100Hoopers
20Cape Ann Center for Dance9Moderncapeanncenterfordance.com
21Caporales San Simon NY USA60Caporalescaporalessansimonnewyorkusa.com
22Carnaval de Tlaxcala15Caporales
23Carson3Modern
24Center Stage Performing Arts Studio12Theater Dancedanceatcenterstage.webs.com
25Cheongsah Chorung – Song Hee Lee Dance Company7Koreankoreandanceny.com
26Cirkulock, Inc. 1st Streetdance Circus15Circus Streetdancecirkulock.com
27CJ Jaushlin’s Infamous Marchin’ White Tigers50Urban Fancy Trick
28Congolese Association for the development of authentic African Music14Congoleseyoutube.com/watch?v=WFCeaTxZCP0
29Contemporary Ballet Theatre15Balletmyspace.com/contemporaryballett
heatre
30Cookie Clown Collaborators10Clown Dancememotheclown.com
31Country Dance New York35Contracdny.org
32Crazy Rythmn11Hip-Hop
33Dance Manhattan10Ballroomdancemanhattan.com
34Dance New Amsterdam120Moderndnadance.org
35Dance of Venus9Belly Dancedanceofvenus.com
36Dancing Rubies10Belly Danceenchantressofbioluminosity.com
37Dardo Galletto Studios20Milonganewgenerationdc.com
38Dhoonya Dance15BollywooddhoonyaDANCE.com
39Divas Beyond Belief15Hip-HopDivasbeyondbelief.com
40DL Model Agency7Housedancedla.com
41DNACERZBLVD10ReggaeDANCEHALLDANCERZ.COM
42E.RO Contemporary Dance Company6Hip-Hopmyspace.com/erocdc313
43Eidolon Ballet*10Balleteidolonballet.org
44Electric Bubble Bus99New WaveElectricBubble.org
45Energy in the Middle20Roller Discotinyurl.com/yfz7fg4
46Erin Bomboy*1Modernstartdancingnyc.com
47ETTA Stilt Dance*3Stilt Danceezzell-stilts-improvtheaterarts
.blogspot.com
48Expressions Dance Company*5Contemporarymyspace.com/jennyefremova
49Fitnotic45Hoopersfitnotic.com
50Flamenco New York15Flamenco
51Force Modern Dance Company6ModernForceModernDance.com
52Fully Focused Dancers13Hip-Hopfacebook.com/pages/Fully-Focuse
d-Productions/115605410792
53Germaul Barnes/Viewsic Expressions*1ModernViewsicEx.org
54Gotham Swing Club10West Coast Swinggothamswingclub.org
55Gotta Dance500Housegotta-dance.com
56GRAND MARSHAL: Amy Marshall Dance Company20Contemporaryamymarshall.com
57GRAND MARSHAL: Elenore Scott100Contemporary?
58GRAND MARSHAL: Jelly Bean Benitez100House
59Groove With Me15Moderngroovewithme.org
60Hip Hop Fusion30Hip-Hoplancedance.org
61House Coalition600Housemyspace.com/themeltingpotglobal
62House of the Roses25Drum and Dance Improvhouseoftheroses.org
63House of Yes100Clown Dancehouseofyes.org
64InList.com30Houseinlist.com
65Inner Spirit Dance7Belly Danceinnerspiritdance.com
66James Smooth Music and Leadership Institute All Star Marching Band225Hip-Hopjsmli.org
67Jil Guyon Dance*1Contemporaryjilguyon.com
68JLOC Collective*2Modernjustleftofcenterdancecompany
69JT Lotus Dance Company*5Modernjtlotusdance.com
70Jules Performing Art & Learning Center15Hip-Hop
71KineticArchitecture*2Modernkineticarchitecture.org
72Kook Ak Won Korean Traditional Muasic and Dance Institute20Koreanfacebook.com/kookakwon
73Kraven Seneca: Dance Company3Hip-Hopkravenseneca.net
74Las Pleneras Boringuenas5Bomba y Plena
75Laura Staton Dance*2Hip-Hopbabyom.com
76Lotus Music and Dance10Sacredlotusmusicanddance.org
77LSD Projects & Experiments8SalsaNYSalsababy.com
78Makalina Presents Lei Pasifika10Polynesianleipasifika.com
79Manhattan Movement & Arts Center40Balletmanhattanmovement.com
80Manhattan Tribal20Belly Dancemanhattantribal.com
81Mari Meade Dance Collective3Modernfacebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/
Mari-Meade-Dance/129917377154
82Mariana Bekerman Dance Company8Modernmbdancecompany.com
83Marie-Christine Giordano Dance5Modernwww.mcgiordanodance.org
84Marjani A. Forte*1Contemporary
85Marni Halasa Dance*1Roller Discomarnihalasa.com
86Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance25Contemporarymarthagraham.org
87Masala Bhangra8Indian Bhangra
88Matt N Danny Tap Company2Tap DanceMattNDanny.com
89Micheline Heal*2Contemporarymichelineheal.com
90Mindful Dance Academy10Balletmindfuldanceacademy.webs.com
91Mortal Beasts & Deities30Stilt Dancemortalbeastsanddeities.com
92Moving On Aerobics16AerobicMovingOnAErobics.org
93N.Bahri Rhythms5Tunisian
94N2K9Hip-Hopmyspace.com/liln2k
95Nasiyah1Modern
96Navatman4Indian Bharatnatyamnavatman.org
97Neville Dance Theatre12Balletnevilledance.com
98New York Chicago Style Steppers10Chicago Style Steppinchicagostylesteppersnyc.com
99New York Music In Motion50Housemusicinmotion.com
100New York Swing Dance Society15Swingnysds.org
101Nexus40Techno
102NY USA Dance30Ballroomnyusadance.org
103NY2Dance*1Modernny2dance.com
104NYC Bhangra15Indian Bhangranycbhangra.com
105NYC Flaggers10Flaggermyspace.com/nycflaggers
106NYC Swing Dancers35Swinglindybalscenenyc.blogspot.com
107Nzassa Dance Company7Africannzassacompanylive.org
108One Love – Energy of Breath60Drum and Dance Improvenergyofbreath.com
109One Love – The Dancing Path50Drum and Dance Improvthedancingpath.com
110One Nation Under House200Housefacebook.com/DJSOLEHEAVEN
111Orgullo Taino16Bomba y Plenatinyurl.com/Orguillo-Taino
112Pacha250Housepachanyc.com
113Peridance Capezio Center30Contemporaryperidance.com
114Piel Canela Dance Company/Dance & Music School20Salsapielcaneladancers.com
115PoleRiders2Pole Dancepoleriders.net
116Remembering New Orleans20Zydecozydecomessenger.com
117Renegadevirus50Technorenegadevirus.Org
118Rhythm Locura12Salsarhythmlocura.com
119Ritmo y Danzas de Panama6Panamanian
120Rod Rodgers Dance Company, Inc.8Modernrodrodgersdance.org
121Ruah*2Modern
122Rubulad20Disco
123Sandra Cameron Dance Center10Ballroomsandracameron.com
124Sasha Soreff Dance Theater*4Theater Dancesashasoreffdance.com
125Shandoah Goldman1Contemporaryshandoahgoldman.com
126Sisters In Motion20Roller Discosistersinmotion.org
127Skin – Tina Thompson Dance Theatre20Contemporaryskindancecompany.com
128Sonalee Dance Studio15Indian Bhangrasonaleedancestudio.com
129Song Hee Lee Dance Company10Korean Contemporarykoreandanceny.com
130Stage Stars30Hip-Hopfacebook.com/StageStars
131Stand Up Hungry*4Modern
132STR8 iLL15Hip-HopLive2Dance
133Strictly Traditional Argentine Tango8Argentine Tangolearnargentinetango.com
134Sugar & Spice Productions8Hip-Hopsugarandspicenyc.com
135Sydney Schiff Dance Project*1Modern
136The Dance Diamond40Stepthedancediamond.com
137The Dancing Angels4Praise
138The New York State Chapter of the Dance Therapy Association20Street Dancenysadta.org
139The Professionals Dance Crew14Hip-Hop
140The Sky Box30Aerialtheskybox.org/performances
141The Zifadanz Group*4Moderntinyurl.com/34zz4d4
142Toury Chivas Of Colombia10Cumbiachivastour.us
143Unite with In Motion12Brazilian ZoukUnitewithInMotion.org
144United Methodist Church of the Village20Liturgicalchurchofthevillage.org
145United Sherpa Association10Nepal Sherpasherpakyidug.org
146Unity Dancers15Liturgical
147Unity Praise Dancers40Praise
148Uptown Green16Step
149Van Mitsuko & Honomi2Hip-Hopmyspace.com/van325
150Vanya’s Kuchipudi Dance Ensemble5Asian Indian
151Victoria Scanga Dance*4Modern
152World Class (DubCeeDee)25Hip-Hopworldclassdancers.net
153World Dance Initiative – Karen Kriegel World Dance2Koreankarenkriegel.com
154World Rhythm Productions15Middle Eastern
155YC Theater Arts Dance Company17Hip-Hopyerwoodcenter.org
156Yosakoi Dance Project – 10tecomai20Japanese10Tecomai.com
157Young Dancemakers Company18Contemporaryecfs.org/ydc.asp
158Young Performers’ Creative Dance Company8Moderndancelili.com
159Youth Arts, Inc Drumline25Drum and Dance Improvyouthartsinc.com
160Zouk Nation60Brazilian Zoukzouknation.net
May 22 2010, so far: 5558  Dancers, 160 Organizations, 62 Unique Styles — Join Us Now!

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