Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

6.12.21
Feel Good Music Series Presents: Accent Dance NYC

See Josh Johnson and Steven Vilsaint in a hiphop/tap performance as part of a series of FREE outdoor performances and workshops at Charles Point Park in Peekskill, New York.

Accent Dance NYC will be performing as part of a wonderful line-up between 12 noon and 2 pm with two dance premieres, first by Accent Dance NYC hip hop dancer Steven Vilsaint and a second premiere by dancers Sarita Apel and Andres Bravo, with musical accompaniment by jazz vocalist Lucía Jackson and guitarist Ron Jackson.


6.14.21
I “Heart” Dance NYC

This sold-out event at The Empire Hotel Rooftop features Accent Dance NYC dancer Elisa Toro Franky with choreography by Lucia Jackson.

Accent Dance NYC will be performing as part of a wonderful line-up between 12 noon and 2 pm with two dance premieres, first by Accent Dance NYC hip hop dancer Steven Vilsaint and a second premiere by dancers Sarita Apel and Andres Bravo, with musical accompaniment by jazz vocalist Lucía Jackson and guitarist Ron Jackson.


6.19.21
Juneteenth: Passion and Perseverance

Join us for a full day of events in New Rochelle honoring and remembering Juneteenth.

Accent Dance NYC will be performing as part of a wonderful line-up between 12 noon and 2 pm with two dance premieres, first by Accent Dance NYC hip hop dancer Steven Vilsaint and a second premiere by dancers Sarita Apel and Andres Bravo, with musical accompaniment by jazz vocalist Lucía Jackson and guitarist Ron Jackson.


PREVIOUS EVENTS

On Screen: Beyond Quarantine, Our Annual Fundraiser

Our virtual fundraiser and holiday event to support Accent Dance NYC’s educational programming and virtual educational performance went off without a hitch. We were pleased to greet over 60 guests and we raised a significant portion of our fundraising goal.

The entire event is posted below. Please take some time to watch it and consider making a donation. We are dedicated to bringing arts education programs to kids in the neighborhoods hardest hit by the pandemic. We need your help to continue this vital outreach.

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.

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

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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.

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Bronx Rising! Performance

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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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