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Battery Dance Company Presents
The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival

The Downtown Dance Festival (DDF) is one of lower Manhattan’s most highly anticipated summer events.  Initiated in 1982 by Battery Dance Company (BDC), the Festival has thrilled audiences in the hundreds of thousands and showcased great dance companies from around the world as well as the best New York City has to offer, all free-of-charge to the public.  The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and many foreign media outlets have accorded the DDF consistently excellent reviews and lavish features.  As Battery Dance Company’s signature downtown community program, DDF has featured over 200 dance companies ranging in style from classical ballet to post-modern, Indian classical to Afro-CubanThe Downtown Dance Festival is NYC’s longest-running dance festival.






Contemporary Ballet
Indian Dance
Audience Participation Segment



The 33rd Annual Downtown Festival from Battery Dance on Vimeo.



Hosted at The Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park (map)
August 17 to 21, 2014

Sunday, August 17

Monday, August 18

Tuesday, August 19

Wednesday, August 20

Thursday, August 21







The Vanaver Caravan


Lori Belilove and The Isadora Duncan Dance Company




Dorrance Dance /
New York


Indo American
Arts Council:
Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance

Yamini Saipalli

Sanjukta Sinha

Prabal Gupta

Noopur Singha

Sattriya Dance Company

Srishti Dances
of India


Entomo EA&AE


Tangaj Dance







In Situ Arts / Logan Frances Kruger & Adam H. Weinert

Mazzini Dance Collective

Battery Dance Company
presenting choreography by Theo Ndindwa 


Entomo EA&AE




Buglisi Dance Theatre,
Jennifer Muller/
The Works
Elisa Monte Dance



Battery Dance Company
presenting choreography by Theo Ndindwa 

Nimbus Dance Works

Elena Zahlmann of New York Theatre Ballet

 7:45pm -    Everybody Dance Now!            Everybody Dance Now!         Everybody Dance Now!