Queensboro Dance Festival

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October 13-14, 2018

Queens Theatre is proud to partner with the Queensboro Dance Festival, a 6-month tour of performances across the borough featuring 26 Queens-based companies of all styles and from all cultures. 

Each year, the festival travels across Queens to theaters, parks, plazas and libraries to make local dance accessible to the borough's neighborhoods. 

This year's season includes Tango, Hip-Hop, Kuchipudi Claissical Indian Dance, Tap, Contemporary, Flamenco, Ballet and more.

Queens Theatre hosts the final two dates of this year's festival, with a closing reception Oct. 14. 

Find out more about the various companies participating this year at www.queensborodancefestival.com.

Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8pm

Performing Companies:

Vissi Dance Theater (Jamaica)

Q&A Productions (Woodside)

Flamenco Latino (Jackson Heights)

Rastro Dance Company (Long Island City)

Mala's Odissi (Forest Hills)

Cole Collective (Astoria)

The Kingdom Dance Company (Rosedale)

Followed by a brief talkback with the choreographers

 

Sunday, Oct. 14 at 4pm

Performing companies:

Yamini Kalluri (Rego Park)

Spaces of Fontana (Astoria)

Cole Collective (Astoria)

Sheep Meadow Dance Theatre (Long Island City)

NK&D/a movement company (Astoria)

Barbara Mahler's Dances (Jackson Heights)

Dugal Dance Projects (Woodside)

Dancing Fish (Long Island City)

Tango for All (Astoria)

RIOULT Dance NY (Astoria; Festival partner company)

Followed by a brief talkback with the choreographers. Post-show reception in the lobby. 

About RIOULT Dance NY: Founded in 1994, RIOULT Dance NY (Astoria) is an established name in modern dance with a reputation for presenting the sensual, articulate, and exquisitely musical works of Pascal Rioult. The Company presnets an annual NY season, tours internationally, conducts extensive in-school arts education and community outreach programs, and offers dance training to the public. In fall 2018, RIOULT will open the RIOULT Dance Center in Astoria's Kaufman Arts District. The Steinway Street facility will feature fully equipped rehearsal studios and a state-of-the-art performance space affording the Company the capacity to expand current programming and allow RIOULT to bring communities to dance by bringing dance to the community. 

Oct. 13 performance: $20

Oct. 14 performance: $20

Oct. 14 performance plus reception: $35

Photo by Josef Pinlac