DUMBO Dance Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Brooklyn, New York, USA
Festival Contact Information

D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival
25 Jay Street, Suite 100
Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA
Phone: 718-855-8822
Fax: 646-456-6761
Email: info@whitewavedance.com

Festival Description

More than 85 dance companies and choreographers and over 350 dancers will participate in this year’s extravaganza dance celebration. With a series of stellar performances, the festival features a wide array of stunning contemporary dance.

Festival Dates September 26 - 29, 2013
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Festival Events:

GALA Opening Night 2013:
  • Gala evening
    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Performance: 7:00-8:00pm / GALA Celebration: 8:00-10:30pm
    • Stunning Contemporary Dance followed by a champagne reception, scrumptious buffet dinner and dance party with live music! WHITE WAVE’s annual GALA is a thrilling night of celebration which opens our Fall Season. Witness performances by six stellar contemporary dance companies, enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner of Korean specialties, and dance the night away to live music at our fabulous party!
  • Appearing in performance
    • Antonio Brown, OUI DANSE/Brice Mousset, David Gellura/Exzeb Dance Company ( London), Kuperman Brothers, Buglisi Dance Theatre and WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company. Live music by the ever-popular Bossa Nova Beatniks will be provided for your dancing pleasure.
  • Opening remarks
    • Our Opening Night GALA begins with opening remarks by My John Ryan our most revered and honored benefactor and longtime friend, as well as our theater’s namesake. Dr. Ludo Scheffer and Mr. Ken Park will both be honored this evening for their devotion and dedication to WHITE WAVE Dance.
  • Tickets
    • $100 per person and up. All funds raised will go directly towards offsetting WHITE WAVE’s production costs and to the development of our future programming. Please join us for this great night of art and celebration!!! Your participation will make a huge impact on our ability to present and promote rising dancemakers. Tickets for the GALA Benefit can be purchased at
  • For additional information call 718-855-8822, or email wwyskdc@gmail.com.


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Practical Info:

Call for Submissions 2013:
  • Rising choreographers/companies can now apply to participate in the 2013 Fall Festival. Deadline is April 3, 2013
  • Application details


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