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MARK DeGARMO + JOE FRESH

DANCE FOR DANCE 2015

Mark DeGarmo Dance’s programs enliven bodies, shift perspectives and change lives. We focus on education, performance and intercultural community.

PARTY: Saturday, April 25, 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Joe Fresh Soho

SALE: Present this invitation to get 10% off your purchase April 24 – 26 at NYC Joe Fresh Stores. Joe Fresh will donate 10% of your purchase to Mark DeGarmo Dance.

Save the date: Friday, November 13, 7:00 – 11:00 PM, at The Clemente

Dance for Dance is the NYC dance party of the year. Held on the Lower East Side, it is a fun window into our world of schools and communities.

Programs

Education

Teaching Artists at Mark DeGarmo Dance work with at-risk students of color in NYC’s PreK-5 public schools. Our Move UP! DANCE Academy & Festival launches this summer at The Clemente.

Performance

Our performance projects have worldwide reach. Learn more about our upcoming events and creative partners.

Intercultural Community

Every year at Dance for Dance, we honor an educational visionary. Upcoming events include Joe Fresh and Move UP! Dance Academy and Festival.

Impact

In 2014–15 we will teach 1,000 classes to over 1,500 PreK–5 students.

For every $1 contributed there is a $2.11 benefit to society.

Nearly 100% of our students live below the poverty line in NYC.

News & Events

  • SAVE THE DATE

    Dance for Dance 2015
    Friday, Nov. 13, 7:00 - 11:00 PM
    at The Clemente

    Dance for Dance is the NYC dance party of the year. Held on the Lower East Side, it is a fun window into our world of schools and communities. Ours is a participatory event. Learn new dance moves and how to help our kids achieve their dreams.

  • Party & Shop with us in SOHO

    Party at Joe Fresh SoHo:
    Saturday, April 25, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
    Shopping Spree:
    Friday - Sunday, April 24 - 26

    Get 10% off + 10% donated to us with this coupon at four stores

    • SoHo462 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
    • Union Square110 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011
    • Bryant Park510 5th Ave, New York, NY 10110
    • Upper East Side1055 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028
  • Seeking Teaching Artists

    We're now hiring for 2015-16.

    How to apply

  • Our Performances on Vimeo

    View our education, performance and intercultural community videos.

    Mark DeGarmo Dance on Vimeo

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About

Mark DeGarmo Dance incorporated in 1987 as Dynamic Forms, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charity. Since then, we have created education, performance and intercultural community programs with national significance. We have 95% renewal rates on government grants. Support also comes from individuals and over 200 awards from foundations and corporations.

Learn about the people behind Mark DeGarmo Dance.

Hours

Monday–Friday, 9 AM–6 PM, by appointment

Contact

Mark DeGarmo Dance
107 Suffolk Street, Studio 310
(between Delancey/Rivington)
New York, NY 10002

TEL 212.375.9214
FAX 212.375.9216
EMAIL info@markdegarmodance.org

Travel Directions

SUBWAY

F, M, J, Z to Delancey/Essex

BUS

B39, M9, M14A, M15

CAR

We’re near the Williamsburg Bridge. Municipal parking is on Essex between Delancey/Rivington.

Mark DeGarmo Dance resides at The Clemente, a 100,000 square-foot multicultural center in New York’s historic Lower East Side.

Get Involved

Ways To Give

Your contributions make our programs possible.

Ways To Give

Your contributions make our programs possible.

Our Sponsors

The Bay and Paul Foundations

Harman Family Foundation

Joe Fresh

New York City
Department of Cultural Affairs
in partnership with the City Council

New York State Council on the Arts with the support of
Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

New York State Regional Economic Development Councils

Leslie and Daniel Ziff