On Screen: Beyond Quarantine

Fundraiser and holiday event to support Accent Dance NYC’s educational programming and virtual educational performance.

Join us for our holiday fundraising event featuring a special guest speaker and current member of the New York City Ballet; footage from Accent Dance NYC’s latest dance initiatives in the South Bronx and Mt. Vernon, New York; impact statements from students, educators from partner schools, and Accent Dance NYC teaching and performance artists; dance premieres created during the pandemic by the organization’s multidisciplinary and multicultural artists; and a live Zoom event with the artists.


Funds raised in connection with this event will support Accent Dance NYC’s ongoing educational initiatives, including a soon-to-be-filmed virtual educational performance featuring the work of NYT’s dance-videographer Angelo Vasta.

Patrons who purchase tickets with embedded contribution of $50, $75 or $100 will receive a limited edition Accent Dance NYC champagne flute to toast to hope, equity and dance!


Accent Dance NYC in Bronx Rising!:
Los Cantantes: A Tribute to Héctor Lavoe & Rubén Blades

Presented by the Bronx Music Heritage Center, Accent Dance NYC created a livestream event celebrating the life and legacy of the great salsa singer Héctor Lavoe. Watch the entire program below:

“An Evening of Advocacy” on BronxNet TV

We produced An Evening of Advocacy for BronxNet TV, showing the power of Arts Education to transform communities featuring Bronx principal and influencer Luis Torres.

Here is the program in its entirety. This is an important dialogue about the future of public education and the communities it serves:

“Let’s Dance” Fundraiser Raised Money for Educational Programs


It was a great evening on September 21, 2019 as Accent Dance showcased its educational work (and amazing dancing!) to an enthusiastic crowd, many of whom offered substantial help for our ongoing educational programs.

Missed the event but would still like to help out? Click on the button below:


Bronx Rising! Performance


Accent Dance NYC’s performance at Bronx Rising! with James Reese Europe & His Latin Connection, June 15th, 2019. 

Broadway World Showcases Tango Event

Our June 15th event was featured in Broadway World.

The evening will celebrate Army bandleader James Reese Europe, who is credited with introducing U.S audiences to tango during WWI. Accent Dance NYC will present a narrative that explores the evolution of Tango through, lecture, film and dance. 

Poe Center Performance

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