2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL

WHITE WAVE

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The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD

October 11 – 14, 2018

Gala Opening October 11, 2018 at 7pm

Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter

WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company (WHITE WAVE) presents The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD at Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201from October 11 – 14, 2018. On Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7pm, WHITE WAVE Dance will celebrate the 18th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening, heralding the most anticipated four-day festival of contemporary dance in the greater New York City region.

Tickets are $15 | Gala $100, $250 (VIP) and are available at https://www.whitewavedance.com.

Committed to developing 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 of 11 different programs. For four nights and three days, dance lovers will experience a veritable cornucopia of the best of contemporary dance. DDF is committed to advancing the best of dance by providing on-stage and be-hind-the-scene opportunities for 70 dance troupes from across America and around the globe, allowing audiences to experience, first-hand, the incomparable vitality of the New York dance scene.

“This is a festival about opportunities,” says Young Soon Kim, Artistic Director of WHITE WAVE Dance. “The DUMBO Dance Festival provides an opportunity for over 350 performing artists to showcase their work. Further, it offers New York audiences the chance to participate in one of the most diverse displays of leading-edge choreography and excellence at an affordable price.”

2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 11 – OCTOBER 14, 2018

October 11, 2018 at 7pm Gala Opening

October 12 – October 14, 2018 – Festival Performances

October 14, 2018 – Family Friendly Program

GALA Opening Night:  October 11th at 7PM

The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL will kick off with WHITE WAVE’s Opening Night GALA Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 11th at 7:00 pm.  The evening will be hosted by a guest celebrity (TBA). We have selected two of our most distinguished supporters to honor the great impact they have had in furthering our mission this year. Their opening remarks will be followed by six stunning contemporary dance troupes: CARMELO SEGURA DANCE COMPANY (Spain), Augusto Soledade Brazzdance (FL), Jennifer Muller | The Works (NY), Ballet Clasico Alina Abreu (Dominican Republic), Buglisi Dance Theatre (NY), WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company (NY). Afterwards, the audience will enjoy a reception with a buffet dinner of exotic Korean cuisine and a fabulous raffle (including gourmet wine baskets, “dinner for two” at local DUMBO eateries and much more)!

Tickets are $100 and $250 (VIP seating) per person; all proceeds raised will directly offset WHITE WAVE’s production costs for our 2018/19 Season.

Tickets can be purchased at www.whitewavedance.com