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Everything NYC Dancers Need to Know For July 2017

Everything NYC Dancers Need to Know For July 2017
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Summer is in full swing, and we’ve got plenty of classes, events, auditions, and performances lined up for you to check out. Get out of the heat and into a theater to see the latest companies perform at venues like the Joyce and New York Live Arts. If you’re a dancer, get ready to sweat because these workshops and auditions will have you dancing all day.


White Wave Dance and the 92Y Harkness Dance Center are proud to present their 2017 Wave Rising Series at the 92nd Street Y’s historic Buttenwiser Hall, July 7-16. Some dance companies performing include White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company, LaneCoArts, Kaoru Ikeda/MoustacheCat Dance, and Tina Croll & Company. Get your tickets and see the full list of dance companies here!

Heidi Latsky Dance will be performing at Cherry Hill in Central Park on July 13, 5:30-7pm. More details here!

Following MOMIX (June 27-July 16), the Joyce Theater will be presenting “Ballet Festival” this month, with performances by Emery LeCrone DANCE (July 18-20), Claudia Schreier & Company (July 21-22), Cirio Collective (July 23-24), Gemma Bond (July 25-26), and Amy Seiwert’s Imagery (July 27-29).


Do you like to Lindy Hop? Check out our Backstage listing for this Norwegian Cruise Line audition!

Elisa Monte Dance seeks professional male and female dancers with strong modern and ballet technique, partnering skills, and professional experience.The audition will be held on July 15th at Steps on Broadway. More details on auditioning here.

Nai Ni Chen Dance Company is seeking dancers to join their company. Must have a strong performance background and technique, as well as diverse training. Female dancers will be auditioned July 31.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo are now accepting applications for their Men’s Audition.

Fireside Theater is seeking dancers who sing and act well for their production of “Miracle on 34th Street.” Check out our Backstage listing for more details.

Choreographic Opportunities

Maya Kite and Dancers is seeking choreographers for a new festival “Truth in Motion” held at The Tank, August 24-26. Free to submit for consideration!

READ: How to Become a Dancer


Do you like to salsa? The Hudson River Park’s Sunset Salsa is for everyone! Free lessons for the public will be held Tuesday evenings 6:30-7:15 at Pier 45, followed by a dance party for all to enjoy.


Manhattan Movement and Arts Center will be holding a Broadway masterclass July 9 from 2-5pm. Go ahead and strut your stuff while learning the tricks of the trade with TV and Broadway sensations Josh Bergasse and Nick Kenkel.

Samsam Yung Contemporary Dance will be holding classes at Arts On Site, Sundays 12-2pm. Check out other dance company classes and open $10 classes here.

Peridance Capezio Center will be holding a master class with Sonya Tayeh July 1st 5-7pm. More details on this New York-based choreographer here!

Sidra Bell Dance NY will be holding a workshop at Peridance Capezio Center July 17-21. Details here.

Now check out Backstage’s dance audition listings


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