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Battery Dance Company

Battery Dance Company performs on the world's stages, teaches, presents, and advocates for the field of dance. Battery Dance Company is dedicated to the pursuit of artistic excellence and the availability of the Arts to everyone. An integral part of the fabric of New York City for 30 years, Battery supports the creative process.
Address: New York, NY, 10013    
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Battery Dance Company
Battery Dance Company
Mission Statement
Based in Lower Manhattan, Battery Dance Company has produced nearly 100 original dance works choreographed by its founder and artistic director Jonathan Hollander, in collaboration with a diverse array of composers and designers, and its cast of outstanding dancers.
Battery's repertoire reveals a wide thematic and stylistic range. Presented in New York City and on tour in the U.S. and worldwide, Battery performances are characterized by choreography and music inspired by worldwide sources, reflecting American society and its multiplicity of cultures. Musical accompaniment, often commissioned and performed live, is a hallmark of the Company.
The Company is among New York City's foremost cultural ambassadors through its participation in international performing arts festivals, conferences and symposia throughout Eastern and Central Europe, Scandinavia, South Asia and the Caribbean.
Battery Dance Company is a community-spirited presenter of the free annual Downtown Dance Festival, introducing New Yorkers to over 150 dance companies in 23 years.
Through its arts-in-education programs in New York City public schools, Battery dancers serve as teaching artists in primary, middle and high schools throughout the five boroughs. Battery facilitates in-school performances and master classes by international visiting artists, providing first-hand introductions for many city school children to the cultures of the world.
In its Lower Manhattan home-base, equipped with two large studios, the Company provides subsidized rehearsal space for over 200 choreographers and dance companies each year in space-starved Manhattan.
Company Biographies
Battery Dance Company maintains its characteristic high level of performance excellence through the artistic cooperation of a resident corps of dancers, technical and administrative staff, and a diverse array of international artistic collaborators.
Founder & Choreographer
For more than 25 years, Jonathan Hollander has choreographed the Company's highly acclaimed repertoire, as well as providing a continuity of artistic and executive leadership.
The Company's dancers have trained and performed worldwide with dance troupes as diverse as the Martha Graham Dance Company, Ballet Tech and the Royal Swedish Ballet.
Administrative & Technical Staff
Battery Dance Company's staff of administrators and technical professionals brings a wealth of experience from the worlds of dance, design, and arts management.
Artistic Collaborators
Innovative commissioned scores performed by musicians from a wide range of the world's artistic traditions are hallmarks of Battery Dance Company performances.
Board of Directors
Drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, Battery's Board of Directors meets frequently to guide the Company's programs. Their personal support and initiative are among Battery's most important assets.

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380 Broadway, 5th floor New York, NY, 10013

Website: Battery Dance Company  Battery Dance Company performs on the world`s stages, teaches, presents, and advocates for the field of dance.


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