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DANCE RISING VIDEO TOUR
(Still Dancing)

Keeping Dance Visible in NYC

In March 2020, the NYC dance world came to a halt.

 

Theaters shut down, and an entire industry that depends on proximity -- rehearsing and teaching in studios, performing on stages and film sets -- found itself isolated and out of work.

In Fall 2020, we invited dance artists to step into public spaces to remind themselves and New Yorkers: Dance is a creative force in our city. 

In March 2021, we premiered these videos throughout New York City as a tribute to a year of dancing through quarantine.

THE VIDEOS WERE:

  • Multi-screen Projections (March 13-21 at 21 Astor Pl.)

45-minute loop starting at sunset on March 13th.

  • LINKNYC video kiosks (March 8-26): 15 second video clips and still images running in rotation on kiosks

  • JCD Newstands & Bustops throughout Times Square Corridor (March 13-21) multiple 10 second video clips in rotation (often!)

  • Partner Organizations (March 13-21): 20+ NYC cultural venues show videos online and via street-level monitors

  • Watch the full series here, on our website

 

Dance Rising’s Video Tour (Still Dancing) is supported by The Harkness Foundation for Dance, John and Jody Arnhold | The Arnhold Foundation, John C. Robinson, The Village Alliance and other generous individuals. The Astor Place projections are possible with thanks to 4Wall Entertainment and GFP Real Estate

VIDEO TOUR MAP
Kiosks, Screens + Partners

LINK NYC locations = Radio Tower

Projections = Camera

Partners with Screens =Orange Stars

Partners with Social Media = Blue Phones

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