2022 Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL (VDDF)
WHITE WAVE Dance presents the 21st Annual Virtual DUMBO Dance Festival, June 23-26, 2022. This four-day spectacular features sixty companies with over 350 artists from New York and around the world, showcasing color, chamber, and full-scale works. Tickets are $15 & $20 (except Gala) and can be purchased online at www.whitewavedance.org.
The festival begins with a virtual opening night celebration gala on June 23, 2022 at 7PM. The evening will be hosted by distinguished guests keynote speakers, including philanthropist and WHITE WAVE Patron Gerald Appelstein, SummerStage NYC Dance Curator Danni Gee, former WHITE WAVE Board Member & Angel Ludo Scheffer, former WHITE WAVE Board Chair Thera Marshall, Young Choreographer’s Festival Emily Bufferd, Selection Panel member Pascal Rekoert, along with Company Board members and WHITE WAVE Artistic Director Young Soon Kim.
Speakers’ remarks will intersperse the evening of six sensational contemporary dance troupes:
Hyonok Kim Dance Arts, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Barkin/Selissen Project, and three of the most eclectic companies from South Korea: chagmu center|KIM / MEA JA, UBIN Dance|Na-Hyun Lee & Theatre Mucheon|Ara Kim, and WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company.
Our LIVE GALA Party will be held at the fantastic Covid-safe nouvelle-Korean
BARN JOO, at 35 Union Square West, New York.
We will enjoy the opening-night performances on humongous HD screens, and celebrate together with terrific dinner, great wines, music, and dance!
Purchase your tickets by June 15th for the early bird special which
includes an exclusive gift box!
The festival continues on June 24 with performances at 7PM & 9PM; June 25 with performances at 2PM, 4PM, 6PM & 8PM; and on June 26 at 4PM & 6PM - with a grand finale at 8PM. There is also a family-friendly program on June 26, celebrating the next generation of dancers and their parents. WHITE WAVE’s Kids Can Dance education program will provide a free Hip Hop and Modern Dance class on Zoom, 12PM-1PM, led by Company member. The class is followed by a fun and educational family-friendly dance program of seven companies, 1:30PM-3PM. Please visit www.whitewavedance.org for the full performance schedule.