2021 Virtual Dumbo Dance Festival (VVDF) - GALA!
White Wave Dance
2021 VIRTUAL GALA Opening Night: June 10, 2021 at 7PM
The 2021 Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL will kick off with WHITE WAVE’s Opening Night GALA Celebration on Thursday, June 10th at 7PM
The Virtual Gala Live Stream YouTube and party will take place on Thursday, June. 10th, at 7pm EDT, immediately after the Gala Program, Party will begin at 8pm
The evening will be hosted by distinguished guests keynote speakers will include: philanthropist and our Patron Gerald Appelstein; Dance Curator at SummerStage NYC Danni Gee; Jennifer Muller/The Works Artistic Director Jennifer Muller; former WHITE WAVE Board Member & Angel Ludo Scheffer; former WHITE WAVE Board Chair Thera Marshall, our longtime supporter and selection panel member Pascal Rekoert; Senior Director of Artist Development & Curation; Editorial Director at Gibney Eva Yaa Asantewaa (tbd); Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Dance Enthusiast Christine Jowers (tbd); along with Company Board members and our Artistic Director Young Soon Kim.
Their opening remarks will be to intersperse through-out the show by six sensational contemporary dance troupes: Jennifer Muller|The Works, Obremski/Works, three of the most eclectic companies from South Korea: DAEGU CITY DANCE COMPANY, collective A|Jinyeob Cha & Theatre Mucheon|Ara Kim, and host WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company.
2021 VDDF features 60 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 Mexico, Hungary, China and Korea will join the New York’s active dance community to offer the full range of new directions in Dance in the 21st century.
After ticket purchase, we will send you an email containing the live stream YouTube link and Program night before on June 9th.
VIP Ticket purchasers for our Virtual Gala are also invited to our catered open-bar COVID-safe masked Live Celebration at home of WHITE WAVE Dance in Brooklyn.
Tickets and more info at www.whitewavedance.org
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