25th Anniversary Celebration

THE DANCE NOW STORY

A virtual tour

through our past, present & future

Welcome to the DANCE NOW Story: An alternative, virtual space celebrating our 25th Anniversary Season. Recreating the intimate, robust and energizing atmosphere of Joe’s Pub at The Public, this online experience will unite artists and audiences through up close and personal performances & digital events.

The DN Story will be told in six monthly chapters, launching Sept 10th, 2020 through May 2021. Each chapter brings together artists who honor our past, embrace the present reality, and create new and future possibilities.

COMING UP

Chapter 1

Featuring new digital commissions from Ayodele Casel, Mike Esperanza, & LMnO3, plus archival works from HUMA & Tricia Brouk, and our DN honoree Gus Solomons jr.
performance release
Thursday, September 10, 2020
artist-to-audience celebration
Hosted by Trudee
Thursday, October 1, 2020
7:00 PM

Chapter 2

Featuring new digital commissions from Jamal Jackson, Nicole Wolcott & Katy Pyle, plus archival works from Wanjiru Kamuyu & Katherine Helen Fisher, and our DN honoree Robert Battle.
performance release
Thursday, October 8, 2020
artist-to-audience celebration
Hosted by Christal Brown
Thursday, October 22, 2020
7:00 PM

Chapter 3

Featuring new digital commissions from Mariana Valencia, Nicole Vaughan-Diaz & Orlando Hernandez, archival works from Take Dance & Amber Sloan, and our DN honoree Jane Comfort
performance release
Thursday, November 12, 2020
artist-to-audience celebration
Hosted by Sara Juli
Thursday, December 3, 2020
7:00 PM
If it’s Autumn in New York, then it must be DANCE NOW."
— Maura Donohue, The Dance Insider, 1998
In a visibly old black and white photograph, a dancer in pigtails, a tank top, and a flowing skirt runs through an empty swimming pool.
EXPLORE THE DANCE NOW TIMELINE
Our interactive timeline celebrates 25 years of extraordinary dancing, risk-taking, surprise, and magic.

SUbSCRIbE To the DANCE NOW Story

Join us in celebrating 25 years with a subscription to the DANCE NOW Story. With a one-time payment, subscribers receive unlimited access to ALL Performances & Celebrations. 
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