TICKETS for 2021 VIRTUAL DUMBO Dance Festival
June 10, 2021 @ 7:00PM — June 13, 2021 @ 7:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Celebrating 20th Anniversary DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL The 2021 VDDF: A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 60 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD
2021 VIRTUAL DUMBO Dance Festival
JUNE 10 - JUNE 13
June 10– 7pm VDDF VIRTUAL GALA
June 11 – June 13 – Festival Performances
June 13– Family Friendly Program
WHITE WAVE Dance is proud to celebrate our 20th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival VITURALLY!
WHITE WAVE scours the globe in search of today's most innovative dancemakers, both emerging and established, and brings them VIRTUALLY together for one extended weekend, all the while paying extra attention to the new, emerging, and experimental. Dance lovers will experience a veritable cornucopia of the best of contemporary dance. 2021 VDDF attracts the very best by providing artists access to our global audiences to experience, first-hand, the incomparable vitality of the NY & around-the-world Dance scene.
2021 VDDF features 60 contemporary dance troupes combining over 350 artists who will present solo, chamber, and full-scale works. Dancers from across the United States, and internationally, from Mexico, Hungary, China, and Korea will join the New York’s active dance community to offer the full range of new directions in Dance in the 21st century.
The evening will be hosted by distinguished guests keynote speakers will include: philanthropist and our Patron Gerald Appelstein; Dance Curator at SummerStage NYC Danni Gee; Jennifer Muller/The Works Artistic Director Jennifer Muller; former WHITE WAVE Board Member & Angel Ludo Scheffer; former WHITE WAVE Board Chair Thera Marshall, our longtime supporter and selection panel member Pascal Rekoert; along with Company Board members and our Artistic Director Young Soon Kim.
Their opening remarks will be to intersperse through-out the show by six sensational contemporary dance troupes: Jennifer Muller|The Works, Obremski/Works, three of the most eclectic companies from South Korea: DAEGU CITY DANCE COMPANY, collective A|Jinyeob Cha & Theatre Mucheon|Ara Kim, and host WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company.
Among our roster group, VDDF welcome Daegu City Dance Company, the first national public modern dance organization in South Korea; Batsheva Dance Company’s Sean Howe performs to Mozart’s Sonata no.11; Mary Verdi-Fletcher, praised by Dance/USA for Dancing Wheels, is a “visionary who paved the way for generations of dancers with disabilities”; emerging Choreographer Olivia Passarelli recently won 1st place in the Shape Choreography Festival; TalCual is a NY collective by Latinx artists Katherine Garcia and Joan Rodriguez, both WHITE WAVE Dance members, present their wistful new dance-film Formerly Intangible; ShawnBibleDanceCo. presents his latest solo “Ash” set on dancer Ashley Menestrina in a contorted introspection into her psyche; RivelDuet, female duo, Jessica Smith and Chelsea Ainsworth, present Rabbithole, a work that “examines humanity’s relationship to technology”; DDF 2019 awardee Jesse Obremski/ObremskiWorks hailed by Dance Magazine as “a dancer on the rise,”, Jesse is a Juilliard grad, and member of Gibney and WHITE WAVE; collective A: Jinyeob Cha was Choreographer for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening & Closing Ceremony and non-resident choreographer at Random Collision in Nederland; LeeTaeSang has won Best Choreographer at the 8th Dance Festival for the Critic’s Choice of Artists and 2014 UN Achievement Award; Kwak Young-eun (Meta Dance Project) received Grand Prize at the 2020 National Dance Festival in Seoul; Won Kim was an exchange professor at several institutions such as Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, the University Paris VIII(France) and Kinki University (Japan), and currently, she is a Member of TanztheatreOnes and a Board Member at Contemporary Dance Association of Korea; Yongchul KiM, Artistic director of SEOP Dance Company, is Adjunct Professor of Korea National University of Arts; Choi Sung-Ok has received Best Dance and Acting Awards in the National Dance Festival (1999), and Choreography Award (2015) in Korea.
Tickets & performance schedule at www.whitewavedance.orgIf you have any questions, please contact at email@example.com or call at 718-855-8822.
WHITE WAVE Team