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A young girl at New Victory Dance Education performance participates in a choreography exercise.

Summer Partnerships

New Victory Dance

A free, one-of-a-kind opportunity for kids in summer schools and camps to experience and engage with an exciting array of NYC dance companies.

New Victory Education Summer Partnerships featured New Victory Dance, an annual summer dance series for students in Grades K – 12 to explore contemporary dance styles. Designed for summer camps and schools in New York City and beyond, this opportunity built dance literacy to support kids’ creativity all summer long!

Free Summer Partnerships included:

  • New

    Outdoor New Victory Dance Jams

    Transform your outdoor site into a dancer’s rehearsal studio! At New Victory Dance Jams, a professional dancer and two New Victory Teaching Artists traveled to schools and camps and led groups in a 45-minute interactive creativity session. Kids watched a live excerpt of a dance piece, reacted and responded and created choreography for an experience that was part performance, part workshop and full of fun!

    Learn more about New Victory Dance Jam

  • A Prerecorded Dance Performance

    Produced and staged at The New Victory Theater, this hour-long, online presentation of the 2021 New Victory Dance program featured performances by five NYC dance companies paired with guided questions and dance instruction from New Victory Teaching Artists. Watch any time!

  • Virtual Workshops

    Via remote learning platforms, New Victory Teaching Artists facilitated live, interactive digital sessions designed to engage kids in an active exploration of the forms of dance they will see.

  • Instructional Videos + School Tool

    Access ready-to-implement activities in our New Victory School Tool® Resource Guide and a collection of Instructional Videos that provide asynchronous learning opportunities for further dance literacy and movement.

Performance video includes sign interpretation and audio description. Captions available in English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and Korean. Videos are also available for download, to support those without internet streaming capacities.

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For questions and more information, email New Victory Education or call 646.223.3090.

New Victory Teaching Artists Patrick Fererri and Melle Phillips sit in front of the New Victory stage.

About New Victory Dance

New Victory Dance is an annual summer dance series featuring the most exciting dance companies in New York City, curated by The New Victory Theater. A celebration of dance in all its forms, this hallmark program presents free professional dance performances to thousands of students every summer, partnering with NYC Department of Education summer school enrichment programs, subsidized day camps and social service agencies.

New Victory Dance Supporters

New Victory Dance is supported, in part, by a generous grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation in honor of Dawdie Appelson, a teacher, arts enthusiast and life-long supporter of the performing arts.

Jody and John Arnhold | Arnhold Foundation | Howard Gilman Foundation | Harkness Foundation for Dance | public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council | the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathleen C. Hochul and the New York State Legislature | The Jerome Robbins Foundation