Art + Culture
2017 DUMBO Dance Festival
On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates their 17th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening that heralds the most anticipated four-day festival of contemporary dance in the greater New York City region. Committed to developing dance as an important art form, WHITE WAVE scours the globe in search of the most innovative of today’s dance makers, both emerging and established, and brings them to Brooklyn for one extended weekend. For four nights and three days, dance lovers will experience a veritable cornucopia of the best of contemporary dance. DDF is committed to advancing the best of dance by providing on-stage and be-hind-the-scene opportunities for 70 dance troupes from across America and around the globe, allowing audiences to experience, first-hand, the incomparable vitality of the New York dance scene.
“This is a festival about opportunities,” says Young Soon Kim, Artistic Director of White Wave Dance “The DUMBO Dance Festival provides an opportunity for over 350 performing artists to showcase their work. Further, it offers New York audiences the chance to participate in one of the most diverse displays of cutting-edge choreography at an affordable price.”
The 2017 DUMBO Dance Festival: A four-day spectacular presenting 70 companies from New York, US, and around the world!
October 5th / 7pm / GALA OPENING NIGHT
October 6th / 7pm & 9pm / Festival Performances
October 7th / 2pm 4pm, 6pm & 10pm / Festival Performances
October 8th / 12 – 1:15pm / Free Kid’s Can Dance Hip Hop class
October 8th / 1:30 –3:00 pm / Family Friendly Program
October 8th / 4pm & 6pm / Festival Performances
October 8th / 8:00pm / GRAND FINALE
General Admission: $10
GALA Opening Night, October 5th (starts at $100)
Click HERE for tickets, performance schedule and additional information.