Joe’s Pub Festival Features DANCENOW Competition

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DANCENOW at Joe’s Pub Festival in New York Starts September 3rd

DANCENOW is happening for the 19th year in New York City.  Joe’s Pub will host the performance artist dance competition between September 3 – 6, 2014.  Joe’s Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street, NY, NY 10003.  Many know this as The Public Theater at Astor Place.  Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door.  Forty choreographers with performers will compete for this years award.

New Yorkers have supported new innovative dance performers.  The competition is to create a clean and complete artistic statement in 5 minutes or less.  Four rounds take place on September 3, 4, 5, 6, 2014 with each nights winner  plus 6 others returning on September 13th for the grand prize.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  Dinner available at 6:00pm. Winner gets a creative residency at Kirkland Farm.

Sponsors include some of New York’s whose who including the Barbara Bell Cummings Foundation, Jeron Robbins Foundation, New York Council of the Arts, and the Harkins Foundation.

Joe’s Pub is legendary for New York entertainment.  It holds over 800 shows a year and reaches 100,000 visitors.  Past entertainers have included Amy Winehouse, Lady Gaga, Melissa Etheridge, Lady Antebellium, Dolly Parton, Prince, and many others.

Funtober hopes to continue to bring you more things to do as we countdown to Halloween.  Find more Festivals and Fall Music Festivals at Funtober.

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