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2017 DUMBO Dance Festival

2017 DUMBO Dance Festival

Company:

WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company

Location:

Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter
29 Jay Street
BROOKLYN, NY 11201

Dates:

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 7:00pm, 9:00pm
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm

Tickets:

www.whitewavedance.com

Company:
WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company

The 2017 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL:

A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD

OCTOBER 5 - 8, 2017
October 5, 7PM GALA
October 6-8, 2017 – Festival Performances

October 8, 2017 – Family Friendly Program

Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter
29 Jay Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates the 17th 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 the 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.

2017  DDF features 70 contemporary dance troupes combining over 350 artists who will present solo, chamber, and full-scale works. Dancers from across the United States, and internationally from Switzerland, China, Hungary, Spain, Japan, Korea, and Italy will join the New York’s active dance community to offer the full range of new directions in dance in the 21st century. Dance lovers will experience a veritable cornucopia of the best of contemporary dance.

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 at an affordable price.”

The Gala evening will be hosted by a guest celebrity (TBA). We have selected two of our most distinguished supporters to honor the impact they have made in furthering our mission. Their opening remarks will be followed by seven stunning contemporary dance troupes: Iker Karrera (Spain), Oniin Dance Company (NY/Italy), Verlezza Dance (NY), Over soul tanz theater (China), Maddie Hanson (NY), Alicia Mullikin (Washington), WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company (NY). Following the show, guests will enjoy a reception with a buffet dinner of exotic Korean cuisine and a fabulous raffle, including wine baskets, “dinner for two” at DUMBO eateries and so much more!

TICKETS: General Admission: $10                                                        
GALA Opening Night, October 5th (starts at $100)                                                                        Gala Performance only tickets: $15

More info at 646-456-6761 or wwyskdc@gmail.com

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