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Monstah Black’s Cotton: the Quarantine Edition Premiere

Facebook Online, NY

This dance film will be accompanied by a live musical performance. The work investigates the idea of physical transformation as a source for healing. Black employs images from slavery as a point of departure, modifying the images into positive iconography…

Free

Omar Edwards & Company: Vaude / A Toast to the Boogie (Postponed)

Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning (JCAL) 164-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

It’s about the sound! It’s about the dance! It’s about the music! Legendary tap dancer and musician Omar Edwards returns to JCAL with his vaudeville and cabaret-inspired VAUDE / A Toast to the Boogie for a three-performance series. Edwards and…

$15 – $20

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Making Moves Dance Festival 2020: Switchin’ It Up

Online NY

For the past 10 years, Making Moves Dance Festival, presented by the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL), has served as a platform to promote new, emerging and underrepresented dance companies. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JCAL will present…

Free
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Making Moves Dance Festival 2020: Switchin’ It Up

Online NY

For the past 10 years, Making Moves Dance Festival, presented by the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL), has served as a platform to promote new, emerging and underrepresented dance companies. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JCAL will present…

Free

2020 Virtual Holiday Festival Show

Zoom Online, NY

The Black Spectrum Theatre Company, Inc. presents the 2020 Holiday Christmas & Kwanzaa Festival! Join us online on December 29th with a virtual holiday festival show featuring spoken word artists, Nigel The Ventriloquist, traditional African dancers, and more!

Free

Rovaco Dance Company

Online NY

JCAL & Rovaco Dance Company are ecstatic to announce the virtual premiere of Aaiye (Welcome). Commissioned by JCAL’s Making Moves Dance Festival 2020, the work is choreographed by Rohan Bhargava in collaboration with dancers Siddharth Dutta and Devika Chandnani, with…

Free

Council Member I. Daneek Miller’s Black History Month Celebration

YouTube Online, NY

Council Member I. Daneek Miller is pleased to invite one and all to its Black History Month Celebration, featuring: Faye Yelardy, Ari Inniss, Randolph Smith, Sandra Smalls Jones, Devore Dance Center, Students of P.S. 36Q, Marie Coleman, Petula Beckles, Nigel…

Free

Fanike African Dance Troupe

YouTube Online, NY

Fanike African Dance Troupe embraces and respects the dance, rhythm, historic and growing culture tied to African movement. Their mission is to perpetuate the survival of African/African Diaspora culture and arts through dance and percussion presentation.  Directed by Patricia Ghizamboule Robinson,…

Free

Making Moves Dance Festival 2021 Open Call (Deadline: April 17th)

Jamaica Performing Arts Center 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

JCAL invites NYC-based dance companies and choreographers to apply via open call for the 12th Annual Making Moves Dance Festival 2021 ~ TO LIFE! (MMDF2021). Submission deadline is April 17th, 2021; early submission is encouraged. MMDF2021 offers paid performance opportunities…

Free

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The Jamaica Dance Festival

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

The Jamaica Dance Festival is back! Join us for four consecutive Saturday evenings in June in downtown Jamaica's Rufus King Park at 7:00 pm.   Saturday, June 5th - 7:00 pm EMERGE125 (formerly Elisa Monte Dance) Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet…

Free

The Jamaica Dance Festival – June 5th

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

The Jamaica Dance Festival is back! Join us for four consecutive Saturday evenings in June in downtown Jamaica’s Rufus King Park at 7:00 pm.   EMERGE125 (formerly Elisa Monte Dance) Tilted Arc This piece was commissioned by New York City’s…

Free
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The Jamaica Dance Festival

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

The Jamaica Dance Festival is back! Join us for four consecutive Saturday evenings in June in downtown Jamaica's Rufus King Park at 7:00 pm.   Saturday, June 5th - 7:00 pm EMERGE125 (formerly Elisa Monte Dance) Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet…

Free

The Jamaica Dance Festival – June 12th

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

Week 2 of The Jamaica Dance Festival 2021 will feature: the Jamal Jackson Dance Company; the Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company; and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Join us!   Jamal Jackson Dance Company Jamal Jackson Dance Company (JJDC) was founded…

Free
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The Jamaica Dance Festival

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

The Jamaica Dance Festival is back! Join us for four consecutive Saturday evenings in June in downtown Jamaica's Rufus King Park at 7:00 pm.   Saturday, June 5th - 7:00 pm EMERGE125 (formerly Elisa Monte Dance) Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet…

Free

The Jamaica Dance Festival – Night 3 of 4

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

The legacy of dance in Jamaica, Queens is rich. In celebration of this rich legacy – and its dynamic future – A Better Jamaica is pleased to present The Jamaica Dance Festival 2021. This year's festival will span four Saturdays…

Free
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The Jamaica Dance Festival

Rufus King Park 89th Avenue & 150th st, Jamaica

The Jamaica Dance Festival is back! Join us for four consecutive Saturday evenings in June in downtown Jamaica's Rufus King Park at 7:00 pm.   Saturday, June 5th - 7:00 pm EMERGE125 (formerly Elisa Monte Dance) Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet…

Free

Next on Thursday Night Jazz: Gabriel Chakarji

Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

Gabriel Chakarji is a Latin Grammy Award nominee pianist and composer who merges the influences of his Venezuelan musical backgrounds with a New York City Jazz sound. Originally from Caracas Venezuela, he grew up in a multicultural environment full of…

Free

Hiplet Ballerinas

Queens Theater 14 United Nations Ave, South Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, NY

Apr 30-May 1   Chicago Multicultural Dance Center’s select Hiplet Ballerina Company make their first appearance at Queens Theatre! This must see show fuses classical pointe technique with urban dance that is rooted in communities of color, fueled by inclusivity,…

$35

Connections

Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning (JCAL) 164-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

Creative Performances is pleased to present Connections -- featuring JKing Dance Company and Saraika Movement Collective. Registration needed. Vaccination needed. Masks required!

Free