Future Dance Festival - 92Y, New York

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Harkness Mainstage Series

Future Dance Festival

Future Dance Festival

The Future Dance Festival builds on 92Y’s rich legacy of presenting the work of pioneering dance artists who propel the art form forward.

Conceived during the COVID-19 quarantine to connect emerging dance creators with dance company directors 185 artists submitted their work to a panel of influential leaders in the field, who selected our 21 finalists who were presented over 3 weekends as part of our digital festival. This year we will be adding an in-person performance element to the Festival as a platform to further advance these diverse and rich new choreographic voices forward.

View more information on the festival.

Kaufmann Concert Hall is where audiences witnessed iconic artists including Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, Jose Limon and Pearl Primus push boundaries, on this historic stage, audiences experienced the evolution of an art form.

Join us as we return to this stage and provide a platform for modern-day pioneers to take risks, to remove boundaries and to transport us into the future of dance.

92Y needs your help. We are facing tremendous financial losses due to COVID-19. Your ticket purchase helps sustain our beloved institution and supports the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Please consider donating today at 92Y.org/HelpNow. Thank you.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Online programs:
An access link will be emailed to you after purchase

In-person programs:

Adults must show proof of vaccination in order to:

  • Attend any live event in our theaters
  • Enter the May Center for Health, Fitness and Sport
  • Attend a program for children under age 2 with your child

Masks must be worn by everyone over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status.

Thank you for doing your part in helping to keep everyone in our community safe.

Please note that all 92Y regularly scheduled in-person programs are suspended.