The best free dance performances and series in NYC

Discover NYC’s free dance performances, ranging from traditional to experimental, all while keeping your purse firmly shut

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New York City is (arguably) the dance capital of the world. But you don't have to always pay your way to the stage. Check out our lineup of the best free dance shows taking place at venues like the David Rubenstein Atrium and WeisAcres happening this weekend, this week and this month.


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Movement Research at the Judson Church

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Judson Mondays are here again. Pop by for a free evening of movement experimentation, curated by Neal Beasley, Bradley Ellis, devynn emory, Malcolm Low and Molly Poerstel.

  1. Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Sq South, at Thompson St, 10012
  2. Mon Dec 22 - Mon Feb 9
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Alexandra Bachzetsis

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The Swiss choreographer presents From A to B via C, as part of the Coil Festival. Inspired by Diego Velázquez's rendition of Venus at Her Mirror, the piece questions our need to communicate our own identities through the identities of others.

  1. Swiss Institute 18 Wooster St, between Broome and Canal Sts, 10013
  2. Sun Jan 11 - Wed Jan 14
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Dance fever: It’s time to boogie down at the eighth annual Dance Parade

  • Free

Put on your happy feet: The eighth annual Dance Parade kicks off May 17 at 1pm at Broadway and 21st Street, where dancers of all ages and cultures—trained and otherwise—tap, pirouette and glide their way to Tompkins Square Park. The parade, a

Anita's Way

  • Free

This public plaza connects the Condè Nast and Bank of America buildings, and occasionally hosts site-specific performances. It was named after Anita Durst, founder of Chashama, which transforms vacant properties into artists' spaces.

  1. W 42nd St to W 43rd St, between Sixth Ave and Broadway, 10036
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New York Memory Center

  • Free

This nonprofit, community-based agency provides services to adults with cognitive, physical and emotional limitations. As host to Memory Arts Café, a series of free arts events for people living with Alzheimer's disease, the center occasionally

  1. 199 14th St, between Fourth and Fifth Aves, 11215
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i want now same iformation about free dance class, thanks