Elisa Monte Dance Does Brubeck
Enjoy a fun modern dance twist to the songs you know and love. Choreographer Tiffany Rea-Fisher shares some excerpts from her collaboration with Chris Brubeck’s band Triple Play.
All ages welcome and dancing along is encouraged.
Sunday, July 2, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | Ticketed*
Viva Mexico! A Bailar with Calpulli Mexican Dance Company
Join Calpulli Mexican Dance Company for an afternoon of performances and interactive workshops! Explore footwork (zapateado), skirtwork (faldeo), and other movement and rhythms from Mexico.
Sunday, July 9, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | Ticketed*
Dancing Classrooms Youth Dance Company
Young dancers from Dancing Classrooms famous ballroom in-school residencies make up the Dancing Classrooms Youth Dance Company. Performing in venues around the city and the world—these dancers bring their talents to the Children’s Museum. You’ll see a variety of dance styles including the Hustle, the Mambo and more! After the show, join these elegant young ladies and gentlemen for a dance.
Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | Ticketed*
Young Dancemakers Company
Young Dancemakers Company is a unique, free summer ensemble of NYC teens, creating their own original choreography and performing it in free touring concerts at prominent theaters city-wide. Join us for a special preview of their brand new works to go on tour throughput the city this summer 2017.
Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | Ticketed*
The Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, Inc. invites you to a dance workshop with Taylor Tots. This unique “mommy/daddy and me” class uses rhythm games, songs and creative movement to help young children learn the fundamentals of dance.
Sunday, July 30, 2017| 11am | 5 & younger| Sign-up
Open Studio with TAYLOR 2
How do dancers prepare for a performance? Join the dancers of TAYLOR 2 as they stretch, dance and prepare for an upcoming dance performance at CMOM. Dance with them, talk with them and learn what it takes to be a dancer for a Modern Dance company.
Sunday, July 30, 2017 | 12-1pm | Drop-in
Dance Performance with TAYLOR 2
Could you make a work of art with a bicycle wheel? Paul Taylor once did, as part of a dance he called Tracer. Mr. Taylor is one of the people who created the art form of Modern Dance, in which dancers move around a stage as if they were paints on canvas. You can learn all about Modern Dance through an interactive performance with the dancers of TAYLOR 2.
Sunday, July 30, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | Ticketed*
Ayazamana Dance Group
The Ayazamana Cultural Center and Dance Group is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote Ecuadorian culture. Ayazamana Dance Group will perform traditional dances from different regions of Ecuador—sharing with us greater access to Ecuadorian culture through music and dance.
Sunday, August 20, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | Ticketed*
*Due to limited space, this free event requires tickets for entry. Pick up your tickets in the lobby one hour before the event.
Funding for these programs is made possible with public funding from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, the NYS Council for the Arts and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support comes from the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund and Jody and John Arnhold.