NEW ORLEANS DANCE WEEK
New Orleans Dance Network Presents...
SEPTEMBER 9-21, 2019
New Orleans Dance Week is a 13-day celebration of public dance events. The celebration features classes, performances, dance socials, and the return of the popular National Dance Day Second Line and Flash Mob. New Orleans Dance Week is an opportunity for dance-lovers of all ages and experience-levels to take a tour of the diverse dance community in New Orleans.
The celebration has three central components:
$5 DANCE CLASS CHALLENGE
15 dance programs across the city are offering $5 adult classes for two weeks leading up to National Dance Day.
Classes are available for all levels in a wide range of genres, including African, ballet, belly dance, bounce, contemporary, hip hop, salsa, swing, and more. Adults that take class at 5 or more studios over the course of the two weeks will be entered in a raffle to win dance prizes such as free class packages and merchandise.
Tour de Dance
A week of dance events featuring different facets of the New Orleans dance community.
National Dance Day Second Line and Flash Mob
September 21, 9am-1pm
Established in 2010 by American Dance Movement co-founder, Nigel Lythgoe, and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, National Dance Day is an annual celebration dedicated to dance, that encourages Americans of all ages to incorporate dance into their lives. By creating a focused day of celebration to show support for dance as a valuable form of exercise and of artistic expression, American Dance Movement aims to educate the public about dance and its many benefits, as well as make dance accessible and inclusive to everyone.
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