IT'S SHOWTIME NYC!
COVID-19 Update: Dancing in the Streets is currently working remotely. Our dancers with It's Showtime NYC! are busy rehearsing virtually. Check our social media sites for online programming. We look forward to the day when we can all dance together!
It's Showtime NYC! 2020 Bessie Award
nomination for Outstanding Breakout Choreographer
The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City’s premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, are honoring nominees in a ceremony on Dec. 14, 2020 in a free, virtual ceremony http://bessies.org/the-bessies-announce-2020-nominees/ Due to COVID, the Bessies will be honoring all nominees, and will not be giving individual awards in 2020. Dancing in the Streets and It's Showtime NYC are so honored to be in the company of so many incredible colleagues. This award is also an important recognition of the work our dancers are ever creating, regardless of the context; whether the dancing occurs on stages or museums, or on our beloved streets of New York.
It's Showtime NYC! is a program of Dancing in the Streets, developed in partnership with the Mark Morris Dance Center, with funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Dance/NYC, New York State Council on the Arts, Map Fund, and Dance/NYC’s Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund. This program is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and by Dance/NYC’s Dance Advancement Fund, made possible by the Ford Foundation.
We also acknowledge all the funders behind the NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund in The New York Community Trust for their collective support.
It’s Showtime NYC! is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
DIGITAL DANCE PROJECTS in 2020
Cinematography by Steve McCord, Music by Da Vincii Productions, Directed by Kash Gaines
What Time is It? At Abrons Arts Center
It's Showtime NYC! created its first evening-length program What Time is It? in collaboration with Artistic Director Adesola Osakalumi and videographer Kash Gaines. The 55-minute multi-media performance piece received its world premiere through a residency at Abrons Arts Center in November, 2019 and explored stories of street and subway featuring 22 It's Showtime NYC dancers.