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Battery Dance Festival 2021

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    Photograph: Courtesy Darial SneedBattery Dance Festival 2016
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    Photograph: Darial SneedSrishti Dances of India in the 2015 Battery Dance Festival

Time Out says

The free annual Battery Dance Festival, formerly known as the Downtown Dance Festival, takes place outdoors at Robert F. Wagner Park, in front of the sparkling New York Harbor. Last year, the festival went fully virtual, but for its 40th edition this year, it is offering both in-person and streaming options: three nights of virtual performances from around the world, followed by six nights of live performances that will also be live-streamed on YouTube. (The shows remain viewable for ten days afterward.) See below for a full schedule of the artists and companies that will be performing.

Thursday, August 12 (virtual only):
Introdans (Netherlands)
Dance Troupe Braveman (South Korea)
Chilaquiles Rojos Colectivo (Mexico)
Nantea Dance Company (Tanzania)
Boca Tuya / Omar Román De Jesús (Puerto Rico/NYC)

Friday, August 13 (virtual only):
Team AJC (South Korea)
Jiva Velázquez (Paraguay)
Bollwerkfilm (Switzerland)
Arabesque Vietnam (Vietnam)
Australian Dance Theatre (Australia)

Saturday, August 14 (virtual only):
Chenglong Tang (China)
Jill Crovisier (Luxembourg)
Abhilash Ningappa (India)
Dancing Earth Creations (United States)
Hoedy Saad (Lebanon)
Massala Company (France)

Sunday, August 15 (India Day): 
Parul Shah Dance Company 
Kasi Aysola & SaiSantosh Radhakrishnan
Swathi Gundapuneedi-Atluri
Maya Kulkarni 
Eventually Epic 
Rajika Puri

Monday, August 16 (Young Voices in Dance):
Kate Louissaint & Nhyira Asante
Imani Gaudin
Spencer Everett & Isabella Aldridge
Brian Golden
Ramya Durvasula
Lily Summer Gee
Grace Yi-Li Tong
Kanyok Arts Initiative

Tuesday, August 17:
Luke Hickey
Graciano Dance Projects
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Baye & Asa
Rohan Bhargava/Rovaco Dance Company
Jon Lehrer Dance Company

Wednesday, August 18:
Dancing Wheels
Will Ervin - Erv Works Dance
Demi Remick & Dancers
Battery Dance
William Byram

Thursday, August 19, 2021:
CHR Project
Christian Warner
Jamal Jackson Dance Company
New York Theatre Ballet
Akira Uchida, Maddy Wright, Joshua Strmic
Christopher Williams
Dolly Sfeir
Battery Dance

Friday, August 20:
Flamenco Vivo II
Ohiole Dibua
Ballet Nepantla
Galletto y Guzmán
Beatrice Capote
Battery Dance

Adam Feldman
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Adam Feldman


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