Battery Dance Festival
The dance fest has been getting New Yorkers to groove for more than 20 years.
Twenty local dance companies take over Robert F. Wagner Jr. park along with six Indian dance companies and five international for a week-long dance party starting Sunday August 13 through Saturday, August 19. Companies include Martha Graham School, SLK Ballet, Ballet Inc. and Bollylicious and the shows run from 7 - 9 p.m. This family-friendly event ends with a dance party where the audience is taught a segment of the choreography from that night's show.
The week-long show is free and open to the public though reservations are required for the Schimmel Center performance on Saturday, reception tickets are available for purchase starting August 1.