THE DANCE IN NEW YORK


On Saturday, June 24, people around the world will dance again for water. There will be several outdoor events in New York. The dances will be both choreographed and improvised. People of all ages will join!


Click HERE for the full list of NY GWD locations

 


 

 

Each event on June 24th will be unique to its location and consist of:

 

Section I. Ritual: Opening ceremony specific to each site.

 

Section II. Local Dance: Choreographic showcase inspired by local water issues.

 

Section III. Global Dance: Simultaneous choreography (movement choir) done by all the performers worldwide to the same piece of music, connecting participants and audience globally.

 

Section IV. Participatory Dance: Audience participation in a very simple movement sequence.

 

 

Experience the official international choreography for GWD's June 15th event.

CLICK HERE FOR AN EXCERPT FROM THE 2011 HUDSON RIVER PARK EVENT

 

GLOBAL WATER DANCES

 

NEW YORK SITES on

 

Saturday, June 24

 

 

NYC | Brooklyn (Gowanus)

Water Site: Gowanus Canal @ Promenade Whole Foods

Address: 3rd Street between 3rd Avenue and Bond Street

Site Leader: Lynn Neuman of Artichoke Dance Company

Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm

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NYC | Brooklyn (Prospect Park)

Water Site: Prospect Park Lake

Address: Prospect Park

Site Leader: Elena Sans Lopez & Davalois Fearon

Time: 11:00am AND 5:00pm

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NYC | Brooklyn (Red Hook)

Water Site: Upper NY Bay @ Water Front Museum

Address: 290 Conover Street

Site Leader: Deirdre Towers & Natasha Alhadeff-Jones

Time: 11:30am-1:30pm

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NYC | Manhattan (Battery Park)

Water Site: Hudson River - Wagner Park

Address: 20 Battery Place, just north of Battery Park

Site Leader: Marilyn Green of Trinity Movement Choir

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

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NYC | Manhattan (Clinton)

Water Site: Hudson River Park - Clinton Cove (Pier 95)

Address: West 55th Street

Site Leader: Margaret Elaine Plaza, Co-Director of Omega Dance Company

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm

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NYC | Staten Island

Water Site: Silver Lake @ Silver Lake Park

Address: Silver Lake Concert Area near Forest Avenue

Site Leader: cre-a-tion dance collective

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

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Upstate | Buffalo-Niagara Falls

Water Site: Buffalo River

Address: Canalside Buffalo

Site Leader: Cynthia Pegado

Time: June 20 at 10:30am

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Upstate | High Falls

Water Site: Delaware & Hudson Canal 5 Lock Walk

Address: Depuy Canal House

Site Leader: Leslee Rachel Cooper

Time: 2:00pm

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Upstate | Rochester

Water Site: Genesee River

Address: Bank of the Genesee River

Site Leader: Sarah Johnson

Time:

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Upstate | Watkins Glen

Water Site: Seneca Lake @ Clute Park

Address: 155 S. Clute Park Drive

Site Leader: Amy Bush

Time: 6:30pm

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

Friday, July 21 from 6pm to 9pm AFTER PARTY!

Hudson River Park - Pier 63

 

We have lots to celebrate. Let's get together and share our experiences and plan for 2019! All are invited: site leaders, choreographers, dancers, environmentalists, production assistants, guests, community members... the more the merrier.

 

Call 1 (347) 898-8950 with any questions or for more details about rehearsals and events.

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