We are Born Dancing. The place where everybody dances.
 

We are a New York based nonprofit that creates one-of-a-kind dance performances featuring dancers with and without disabilities and offers dance education programs for Students with Disabilities and High-Needs Students. Our dance education programs and performances provide Students with Disabilities with real-world dance performance and production experiences, apprenticeships to learn job and social skills, and internships in performing arts production and related fields to facilitate employment of people with disabilities and dance/theater production.


Born Dancing will present four works, including two new works on January 19, 20, and 21, 2018 at The Riverside Theater


Born dancing PERFORMANCES

Wasted Love premiered February 17-19, 2017 at the New York Live Arts Theater. Wasted Love is a modern dance, multi-media (Not So) Fairy Tale set to music by Misty Boyce, who joined the performances. Check out some of the video from this unique one-act as well as a making-of video below.

Limits showcases the dancers performing site-specific choreography all over New York City. This video was part of Wasted Love and played during the live performances across the stage behind the dancers. 

Learn more about Born Dancing and take a look behind the scenes to see what went on in rehearsals and in tech for Wasted Love and .


OUR IMPACT

Born Dancing provides approximately 40 students at three schools the opportunity to take dance classes or dance production classes with highly experienced performing arts professionals. Student-dancers will perform on stage with the professionals while the student-apprentices assist in Stage Management, Costume Design, Lighting Design, and Videography. Our focus is on developing social and communication skills and acquiring meaningful job readiness skills in a real-world setting.

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WATCH OUR VIDEOS

We're delighted to share this video montage of highlights from our inaugural performance. We also documented "the making of" with footage shot by our own students. Meet our students from PS75X721 and PS153 in the Bronx, the dancers and musicians, and witness the joy and craziness of our endeavors.
 
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