The 2016 DUMBO Dance Festival: September 29 – October 2

A Four-Day Marathon of Dance Innovation for New York.

Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter 29 Jay Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

September 29, 7pm – GALA
September 30 – October 2, 2016 – Festival Performances
October 2 – Family Friendly Program

All festival performances are FREE / Pay-What-You-Will

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General admission seating begins promptly on the hour on a first-come, first-seated basis.

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates the 16th 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 development in 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.

Dumbo Dance Festival  Opening Night Gala e-inviation

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates the 16th 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 development in 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.


In this anniversary year, the roster of companies includes: Tina Croll + Company, Spaces of Fontana|Dance Collective, Michiko Kiyofuji, JANOS FELEDI-FELEDI PROJECT, The Now Unboxing Project, Annielille Gavino-Kollman/Malayaworks, Lauren Beirne Dance Works, Winnie Berger/Mook Dance Company, Aimee Plauche & Performers, Left Side Labs, AJ Sharp, Jihyun Kim, Chien-Ying Wang & Paul C. Ocampo, Daniel Ching, Amanda Hinchey & Dancers, Joseph Toonga/Just Us Dance Theatre, Chuck Wilt/UNA Projects, Svetlana Khoruzhina, Tracy Halloran Pearson/ConteXture dance Detroit , XAOC Contemporary Ballet/Eryn Renee Young, Joyce King/JKing Dance Company, Danielle Staropoli, Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDproject, Victor Lozano, Ellen Sickenberger, Michel Ashley Chord, Valerie Alpert/VADCO, Austin Goodwin, Susan Koper/sk dancers, [ V E S S E L S ] Kris Seto + Shoey Sun, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Mary Seidman and Dancers, Guidong Zhou, Verlezza/Fois, Amos Pinhasi, Andrew Jannetti & Dancers, IAM Arts, JUNGYUN, PARK/BUSAN ARTIST6, Eisenhower Dance, Jin-Wen Yu, Micaela Taylor, Daniel Padierna, FJK Dance, Erick Montes/Danceable Projects, Jordyn Kahler, Tomomi Imai & Dancers, Sung Ok Choi/Meta Dance Project, Junghwan kim, bom kim /Aandamiro art company, of bones||hollye bynum, The Chimera Project, Jeanette Stoner and Dancers, Nickolas Fields, Pascal Rekoert/Flexicurve, Devin Richey, RH+ (Renata Skobo + Hyun Kim), Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, Oniin Dance Company, WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company, and more.