Fire Island Dance Festival

Excerpt from "After the Rain"- choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, performed by Yuan Yuan Tan & Damian Smith (San Francisco Ballet), Photo: Rosalie O’Connor.
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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Fire Island, New York USA
Festival Contact Information

Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA)
165 West 46th Street, No. 1300
New York, NY 10036 USA
Phone: (01) 212-840-0770
Fax (01) 212-840-0551 Email:

Festival Description

The annual Fire Island Dance Festival features world premieres and performances from dance companies that include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Atlanta Ballet, Ballet Hispanico, Jermaine Browne, Parsons Dance, Jason Samuels Smith, Jacoby & Pronk, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Jennifer Muller/The Works and Ellis Wood Dance. Choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell will premiere an innovative new piece he has created for Rasta Thomas’ company Bad Boys of Dance.

Festival Dates July 19 - 21, 2013
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