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Dance Events in Westchester to Kick Off Your Year

Arts organizations are swinging their way into the new year with a variety of upcoming dance events, leaving no leaf unturned: Irish step, modern, West African, ballet and more will take the stage, ushering us through winter and into spring.

River Town Dance performer

January 14, 2024
Frost Fest 2024
Presented by Rivertown Dance Academy

This performance at Tarrytown Music Hall includes Rivertown Dance Academy faculty, guest artists, alumni and youth dancers. An afterparty will follow on stage with an Intro to Swing Dance lesson.

Poster for Dancing with the Stars

January 17, 2024
Dancing With the Stars
Presented by Westchester County Center

The new year kids off with the return of Dancing With the Stars: LIVE to the Westchester County Center. The ballroom will come to life with dazzling routines in a variety of styles.

Bokandeye performance

January 20-February 24, 2024
Bokandeye African Dance Workshop
Presented by New Rochelle Public Library

This six-week African dance workshop will teach participants traditional West African dance moves, culminating in a final performance open to the public.

Ballet des Amériques performer outside ArtsWestchester

January 26-28, 2024
Evenings of Dance in Westchester
Presented by Ballet des Amériques

Ballet des Amériques and its founder, choreographer Carole Alexis, present a weekend with four dance performances in ArtsWestchester’s gallery in downtown White Plains.  The program will feature both new works and fan favorites.

Urban Bush Women performance

February 24, 2024
Urban Bush Women
Presented by Performing Arts Center at Purchase College

Urban Bush Women will perform classic works by UBW founder and visioning partner Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. These works transcend genres and amplify the voice of women of color, touching also on equity and justice.

Lord of the Dance performance

February 29, 2024
Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance
Presented by The Capitol Theatre

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, now in its 25th year, combines Irish step dancing, original music and storytelling to present a high-energy stage performance.  

Doug Varone and Dancers

March 16, 2024
Doug Varone and Dancers
Presented by Performing Arts Center at Purchase College

This two-part work is set to a suite of operatic arias by Georg Fredric Handel, embodying the interplay of emotional and physical. The first part, To My Arms, deals intimately with love and loss. The second part, Restore fuses Handel’s 18th century choral score with beats more commonly heard in clubs around the globe.

April 6, 2024
A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
Presented by Performing Arts Center at Purchase College

Contemporary dance company A.I.M, led by Purchase alum Kyle Abraham, pushes boundaries with its blending of modern, contemporary, ballet and hip-hop, and incorporating storytelling and social commentary into their performances.

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