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Queensboro Dance Festival Returns

All cultures, all styles, all from Queens!

DetailsOctober 06, 2017
The Secret Theatre

The 2017 Queensboro Dance Festival (QDF) returns October 5th – 8th at the Secret Theatre in Long Island City.  Unique to the festival, every dance group presented is from Queens, this year representing 12 different neighborhoods spanning anywhere from Astoria to Howard Beach.  This season features a spectrum of dance styles including Indian Kathak, tap, Chinese Lion Dancing, aerial silks, Japanese, modern, Colombian folk, house, bellydance, Bhangra, and more.

Thursday October 5, 7:30 PM features:

Marcela Duarte, Barbara Mahler, Q&A Productions, Project 44, Jackie Nowicki, Micca, Sheep Meadow Dance Theater, SUNPROJECT, Masala Bhangra, Vissi Dance

Friday October 6, 7:30 PM features:

Prashant Shah, LVCID, The Rogue Dancers, Marcela Duarte, SUNPROJECT, Noora Dance Theater, Micca, Dugal Dance Projects, Project 44, NSquared Dance

*includes 10-min talkback

Saturday October 7, 7:30 PM features:

IchiFuji-Kai Dance, Cole Collective, Gotham Dance Theater, NY Hung Sing Kwoon, #Taplife, Brandon Welch, Vissi Dance, LVCID, Dugal Dance Projects, Barbara Mahler

*includes 10-min talkback

 Sunday October 8, 5:00 PM *Note earlier showtime features:

CLaF Dance, Prashant Shah, Vissi Dance, Q&A Productions, The Rogue Dancers, Karla Florez, Cole Collective, Rastro, Gotham Dance Theater, Brandon Welch, #Taplife, IchiFuji-Kai Dance

The Queensboro Dance Festival is an annual season of performances and public events for Queens-based cultural and contemporary dance groups.  Founded in 2014, the festival’s mission is to strengthen the dance community across Queens and garner a greater appreciation for Queens dance.  Throughout the season of performances, QDF also offers participants free dance classes, meet-and-greets, discounted rehearsal space, special access to various Queens arts institutions, and free outdoor previews in various neighborhoods called “The QDF Neighborhoods Tour,” as opportunities for dancers to connect with their own neighborhoods.