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.

Let’s Dance with the Experts

Weekly Thursday workshops invite you to explore dances that span across a multitude of styles and time periods through interactive workshops with dance teaching artists and dance educators.

AlphaKey Club™ presents BOLD Creative Movement
Through creative movement and dance, participants will learn to be BOLD and dance BOLDLY! AlphaKey Club™ focuses on sharing a messages of empathy, confidence and commitment utilizing dance as a new alphabet!
Thursday, July 6, 2017 | 2 & 3pm| Ticketed*

Dance Discovery with Broadway performer Angel Reed
Dance with us in a creative and exploratory environment set to live music with Angel Reed. Angel debuted in the original cast of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages, where she was nominated for an Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 2 and 3pm| Ticketed*

Dance Around the world with Stephanie Marrow
Stephanie takes you dancing ‘around the world’ through different styles of movement with DanceFit! Learn how to get fit, stay healthy, and engage in some dance-based games that will take you from the U.S.A, to the Caribbean, all the way to India!
Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 2 & 3pm| Ticketed*

Dancing together with Dionne Kamara
Dance teaching artist Dionne Kamara provides dancers of all ages with the tools to enable them to dance with freedom, creativity and strength. Join Dionne as she introduces you to a variety of dances from folk dance to the BrainDance with music by African diasporan percussionist Hasan Bakr.
August 3, 2017 | 2 & 3pm| All ages | Ticketed*

Hip-hop Dance Party with Neil Fernando
Dance teaching artist and choreographer Neil Fernando uses pop music, hip-hop and funk to get the whole family movin’ and groov’n. Neil has worked with major music groups like the Village People and is on the board of Jersey City Ballet.
Thursday, August, 10, 2017| 2 & 3pm | All ages| Ticketed*

African Diasporic Dance Maxine Montilus
Maxine Montilus shares traditional dances of Haiti, including Ibo, Nago and more!
Thursday, August 17, 2017| 2 & 3pm | All ages| 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.

Let’s Dance to a Performance

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*

Taylor Tots
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.