New Orleans Dance Network Presents...

TOUR de DANCE

The dance community will host New Orleans’ 5th Annual Dance Week with events featuring different facets of New Orleans dance community.

Tour de Dance will Run From: 

Sunday, September 15 - Saturday, September 21

Schedule

SAT, SEPT 14

A DECADE OF THIRD EYE THEATRE in New Orleans: Family Reunion and Docudrama

2531 LEONIDAS STREET

Brief Description: Third Eye Theatre Interdisciplinary and Improvisational Performance Company was officially founded in 2008 by Artistic Director and Choreographer Monique Moss after previously dancing with and choreographing on a diverse group of intergenerational New Orleans dancers for over ten years. ALL Alumni, Collaborators and Friends of TET are invited to a TET Family Reunion and Docudrama. We will reminisce about creating and performing in the following works over hor d’oeurves and sparkling water. 

SUN, SEPT 15

Contemporary Works in Progress Showcase

6PM-7:30PM l Dancing Grounds l 3705 St. Claude Ave.

Brief Description: In part of the New Orleans Dance Week- Tour de Dance. The New Orleans Dance Network along with Artivism Dance Theatre and Dancing Grounds be hosting a night of contemporary dance.

THUR, SEPT 19

Girls Trip Nola at Passion Dance Center

87:30PM- 8:30PM l Passion Dance Center l 2619 Dreux Ave

Brief Description: Tamika Jett as seen in the movie Girls Trip & on FUSE TV reality show Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce is offering the NOLA BOUNCE EXPERIENCE! A twerk & bounce dance experience! 

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FRI, SEPT 20

Music for Mental Health

GASA GASA l 4920 Freret Street

Brief Description: A Music for Mental Health Event for all types of creative performers. A partnership with Wayfare, the Brett Thomas Doussan (BTD) Foundation, and the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic (NOMC) & Assistance Foundation (AF)! For more information / questions, contact Katherine Rose Wood.

Melange Dance Company presents...Love Letters of WWII

8PM l Marigny Opera House l 2718 Dauphine St.

Brief Description: Love Letters of WWII portrays an epic love story that persisted during a tumultuous time that shaped the world. We bring to life the universal love letters that kept a generation alive. Live music is performed by Sarah Quintana, Vocal and Guitar, Christophe Lampidecchia, Accordion, and Robin Sherman, Byron Asher, Paul Tibodeaux, accompaniment. 

Cultural Ties Dance Fest: Cultural Dance Party

9AM- 1PM l Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club l 1931 St. Claude Ave

New Orleans Dance Week 2019
Planning Committee 
Lauren Ashlee
Jarina Carvalho
Marissa Joseph
Mariangel Mendoza-Dollis
Sophia Rabinovitz
Kryss Statho
Laura Stein 
Brittney A. Williams

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SAT, SEPT 21

NATIONAL DANCE DAY SECOND LINE & FLASH MOB

START 9AM at the Old U.S. Mint  | STOP at Jackson Square

 

Cultural Ties Dance Fest: Dance Showcase

6:15-9PM l Dillard University Cook Auditorium

Brief Description: 6:15-9:00pm Cultural Community Dance Showcase w/ Panel Discussion featuring the local companies and HAITI DANSCO. Individual online tickets for this event also available- Cost: $15.43