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World Dance Festival: Dancing Across Cultural Borders

  • Dates: November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017
  • Location: Roulette Intermedium
  • Address: 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Phone: (212) 627-1076
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • The first day of this exciting dance festival features the lively and stunning Tibetan Ral-pa dance, the dance of the wanderers that combines recitation and acrobatics, performed by graduates of the Tibetan Institute of the Performing Arts in Dharamsala; graceful folk dances which evoke the daily life of the people from Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost archipelago, performed by acclaimed Okinawan-born and Tokyo-trained dancer Junko Fisher and company; and soulful flamenco with the ensemble of Sol La Argentinita, who over the past decade has established herself as one of the top flamenco dancers/choreographers in New York.Refreshments will be served! The second day of this festival features Sounds of Korea, under the direction of Sue Yeon Park, noted master artist and recipient of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, in an engaging repertoire that includes the mesmerizing fan dance and the dazzling drums of ecstasy; the vibrant Ballet Fiesta Mexicana founded by Yloy Ybarra in 1999 that celebrates the rich and diverse repertory of Mexico's various regions, and is accompanied by guest artists Flor De Toloache, New York’s only all-female mariachi band; and Kinding Sindaw, New York’s stellar group dedicated to reclaiming, recreating and preserving indigenous Philippine culture and traditions. ONE DAY- $15 students/seniors; $20 general admission (in advance); $25 general admission at door; $50 Premiere Seating and Refreshments;  BOTH DAYS-  $36 general admission (in advance!).