Movement / Dance

New and recently updated listings of upcoming events are marked NEW, followed by ongoing events listed alphabetically.

Most recent update: Sept. 15, 2020.

New York Live Arts - NEW

Join New York Live Arts, in partnership with MetLiveArts, for a unique, site-specific iteration of Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei’s durational performance work OUR LABYRINTH. Bill T. Jones to collaborate on a special version for New York City and The Met as a meditation on this moment of instability and profound change.

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NY Live Arts
New York City Ballet - NEW

Tune in to NYCB's digital fall season Sept. 28 - Oct. 31, including an all-Balanchine program Sept. 29 at 8PM, family matinees Oct. 10 & 24 at 2PM, and the Festival of New Choreography Oct. 27 -31 at 8PM. Photo Credit: Pari Dukovic © 2019.

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New York City Ballet
New York City Center: Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas - NEW

American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland and New York City Ballet principal dancers Sara Mearns and Tiler Peck each work closely on performance excerpts with another acclaimed dance artist in this virtual five-part Studio 5 series curated and hosted by dance critic and historian Alastair Macaulay. Up next: Tiler Peck with Stephanie Saland on view from Wed Sep 16 at 5pm.

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City Center Studio 5
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - NEW

Ailey is releasing its archival performances for a limited time - the current video is Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in performance at Lincoln Center, with Wayne McGregor's Chroma, Ronald K. Brown's Grace, Robert Battle's Takademe, and Alvin Ailey's Revelations. An audio description version of the film is available here. You can also find company members bringing a new twist to their repertoire on Instagram with #DigitalDancing for the social distancing age.

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Alvin Ailey Digital Dancing
Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem shares 7 weeks worth of archival performances, artist talks, and dance lessons.

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DTH
Ballet Hispanico

Ballet Hispánico is bringing the show to you as part of their BUnidos campaign to stay connected with their communities while social distancing. Get to know the company, and their stories, on Instagram.

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Ballet Hispanico
Baryshnikov Arts Center: PlayBAC

Take a front row seat to 15 years of dance with free archival videos introduced by BAC Founder and Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov. Each Thursday at 5PM EST, a new video is posted and will remain available through the following Tuesday at 5PM EST. 

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PlayBAC
Battery Dance

Take your pick of warmup/stretching/conditioning exercises, mid-day classes in contemporary dance, evening classes in varied ballroom styles, and daily 4pm short video by dancers performing in their living rooms. 

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Battery Dance
Calpulli Mexican Dance

Learn a new way to move - Calpulli's directors are creating weekly folklorico videos, breaking down steps for you on their YouTube channel.

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Calpulli Mexican Dance
Dances for a Variable Population: Zoom Classes

Older adults of all ages and abilities can take part in free modern dance, fitness and creative movement classes - including cardio dance parties - in English and Spanish via Zoom.

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Dances for a Variable Population
Flamenco Vivo

Take a flamenco class on Zoom to learn technique and choreography with a strong focus on musicality, creativity, and the cultural background of flamenco. 

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Flamenco Vivo
Garth Fagan Dance

Learn the distinctive style of the Lion King choreographer, which blends Afro-Caribbean, modern and ballet, through daily free virtual classes

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Garth Fagan Dance
LEIMAY

Check the Butoh-influenced dance company's Instagram and Facebook for dance, yoga and stretching classes and live-streams.

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Leimay
Martha Graham Dance

Watch "Martha Matinees" performances and take a class in the modern master's style.

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Martha Graham
New York Theatre Ballet: The Living Room Series

Every Friday, NYTB posts a new archival video (pictured: Pam Tanowitz' Short Memory), and on Sundays, you can join a family dance class.

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Pam Tanowitz
Parsons Dance: Dancing with Us

Join a live stream classes and workouts and watch - or join - amazing dance challenges on Instagram and TikTok.

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Parsons Dance
Paul Taylor Dance Company

Take a live dance, yoga or pilates class with members of the first modern dance company to call Lincoln Center home - and watch archival footage of performances around the world.

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Paul Taylor Dance
STREB

Learn to fly with free "extreme action" movement classes created for small spaces and at-home participants from the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics.

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STREB