2022 Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL

June 23, 2022 @ 7:00PM — June 26, 2022 @ 9:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

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21st Annual DUMBO Dance Festival is four-day spectacular features sixty companies with over 350 artists from New York and around the world!

“This is a festival about opportunities,” said Young Soon Kim, Artistic Director and founder of White Wave Dance. “The DUMBO Dance Festival — now VIRTUAL — provides an opportunity for over 350 performing artists to showcase their work. Further, it offers New York and global audiences the chance to experience one of the most diverse displays of leading-edge choreography and excellence at an affordable price.”

WHITE WAVE Dance presents

The 21st Annual Virtual DUMBO Dance Festival (June 23-26, 2022)

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 $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, Jennifer Muller/The Works Artistic Director Jennifer Muller, former WHITE WAVE Board Member & Angel Ludo Scheffer, former WHITE WAVE Board Chair Thera Marshall, longtime WHITE WAVE supporter and 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 seven sensational contemporary dance troupes:

Buglisi Dance Theatre, A.L.A.H., Limón2, Hyonok Kim Dance Arts and two of the most eclectic companies from South Korea: chagmu center|KIM / MEA JA, UBIN Dance|Na-Hyun Lee, and WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company.

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.

WHITE WAVE scours the globe in search of today's most innovative dancemakers, both emerging and established, and virtually brings them 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. 2022 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.

“This is a festival about opportunities,” said Young Soon Kim, Artistic Director and founder of White Wave Dance. “The DUMBO Dance Festival — now VIRTUAL — provides an opportunity for over 350 performing artists to showcase their work. Further, it offers New York and global audiences the chance to experience one of the most diverse displays of leading-edge choreography and excellence at an affordable price.”

Questions? Please contact WHITE WAVE at ww2022ddf@gmail.com or call at 718-855-8822!

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