We regret to inform you that due to inclement weather, the REVIVAL 7 performance and All Together Dance Workshop scheduled for tomorrow, September 23rd at Yolanda Garcia Park, has been postponed. The safety and enjoyment of our audience and performers are our top priorities, and with the forecast predicting rain throughout the day, it is in the best interest of all to reschedule.
We will let you know the future date when we will dance at Yolanda Garcia Park as soon as we can!
Exciting news! Broadwayworld.com recently featured an article about Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) and the much-anticipated event, REVIVAL 7 Revelries. The article highlights how this project, presented by DVP, honors the beloved individuals lost during the time of COVID through new dances that focus on joy, transforming grief into a celebration of life. Each dance is dedicated to a person and their impact on the community, showcasing the power of legacy and extending the reach of this important project.
Read the full article on Broadwayworld.com to learn more about the incredible choreographers involved, the inspirational multigenerational DVP dance company, and how the event will bring together diverse audiences to witness movement distilled from legendary geniuses. Witness the eloquence of the older brain and body and experience the intergenerational connection in the spirit of creation and collaboration.
Check out the article here.
Don’t miss the chance to be part of this one-of-a-kind event as REVIVAL 7 Revelries takes place at Washington Square Park’s Garibaldi Fountain on September 9 at 6 PM, and at Yolanda Garcia Park in the Bronx on September 23 at 4 PM. Join the All Together Dance workshops before the performances for an interactive experience, open to the public.
Mark your calendars and be part of the celebration, remembrance, and catharsis emerging from the COVID pandemic. Reserve your tickets at www.revival7.org. See you there!
Join Us for REVIVAL 7: Revelries – Celebrating Life through Dance!
Get ready for a captivating celebration of life and movement as we present REVIVAL 7: Revelries! Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) invites you to honor the lives lost during the time of COVID with an inspiring series of dances that exude joy and remembrance.
Mark your calendars for two unforgettable performances in iconic NYC locations:
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Washington Square Park Garibaldi Plaza, East of the fountain (5th Avenue)
- Live Performance: 6 PM
- All Together Dance Workshop: 5 PM
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Yolanda Garcia Park, Bronx, NY
- Live Performance: 4 PM
- All Together Dance Workshop: 3 PM
REVIVAL 7 Revelries features legendary choreographers and DVP, creating individual dances dedicated to beloved individuals who impacted our community. Through movement and remembrance, we’ll transform grief into an uplifting celebration of life.
The performances are free, but reservations are recommended. Join us for an extraordinary expression of artistry and intergenerational connection!
Visit Revival7.org for more details and how to reserve your spot. Let’s celebrate life together through the power of dance!
Calling All Enthusiastic Interns! Join Our Team for an Unforgettable Experience!
Dances for a Variable Population is excited to offer paid internship and community service opportunities during the upcoming REVIVAL 7: Revelries performances. If you’re eager to be part of an inspiring non-profit organization and passionate about dance, older adults, or arts administration, this could be your dream internship!
Date & Time:
- Saturday, September 9th, from 1 pm to 8 pm at Washington Square Park, NYC
- Saturday, September 23rd, from 12 pm to 6 pm at Yolanda Garcia Park, Bronx
How to Apply:
If you’re eager to make a difference and become part of this unique experience, send us a note at email@example.com explaining why you’d be a great fit for the internship. Your interest, passion, and drive matter more than your experience. We look forward to hearing from you!
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to be part of REVIVAL 7: Revelries and witness the power of movement and intergenerational connections. Reach out to us and join our dynamic team for an unforgettable experience!
Discover the transformative power of dance as Naomi Goldberg Haas, Founder of Dances for a Variable Population, shares her passion for promoting health and well-being through movement. In this insightful article by Lindsey Martell, learn how DVP’s inclusive creative-movement classes for older adults are empowering individuals to connect, express, and thrive. Read on to explore the incredible impact of dance on physical, mental, and emotional health.
Think You Can’t Dance? Naomi Goldberg Haas, Founder of Dances for a Variable Population, Thinks Otherwise
Join us for the highly anticipated REVIVAL 7: Revelries performance and workshop at Queensbridge Park tomorrow, July 10th!
Dances For A Variable Population proudly presents REVIVAL 7: Revelries, a series of dances that honor the lives lost during the time of COVID, transforming grief into a celebration of life through the lens of twentieth-century dance. This project brings together legendary older dancer artists and multigenerational communities in a powerful tribute to movement and legacy.
The premiere of REVIVAL 7: Revelries will take place at Queensbridge Park at 4 PM, followed by an All Together Dance Workshop at 5 PM. This unique event is part of DVP’s 13th year of free performances in iconic spaces, showcasing the talent and artistry of choreographers Ellen Graff, Audrey Madison, Myna Majors, Sandra Rivera, Marnie Thomas Wood, Alfred Gallman, and DVP’s artistic director Naomi Goldberg Haas.
Witness the beauty of movement as each dance piece is dedicated to individuals who have made a significant impact in their communities. From community organizers to grandmothers, friends, and neighbors, these dances will commemorate their legacies through the power of dance.
REVIVAL 7: Revelries also features the participation of older adults from DVP’s free MOVEMENT SPEAKS® Zoom classes and phone conferencing classes, representing the strength and creativity of the community from across the city.
This extraordinary event is free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the essence of Martha Graham, Charles Moore, and Alvin Ailey through the unique expression of older adults and the intergenerational connections they foster.
To learn more about the choreographers and reserve your spot, visit our website at dvpnyc.org or revival7.org. You can also follow the links below to reserve your seat!
Let’s celebrate life, movement, and the power of dance together at REVIVAL 7: Revelries!
We’re thrilled to announce the return of DVP’s in-person MOVEMENT SPEAKS® classes for the summer of 2023! Join us for an incredible journey of dance, creativity, and community.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS® is our signature program that offers free sequential dance instruction to seniors in low-income communities. Each session, ranging from 10 to 36 weeks, is a 75-minute experience filled with warm-ups, dance exercises for seated and standing participants, improvisation, memorization of movement phrases, and cool-downs. The program empowers participants to create their own original work, leading up to exciting public performances held at the workshop site or in the surrounding community. We’re proud to bring this transformative program to parks and senior centers citywide.
This summer, we’re excited to announce “Summer on the Hudson” classes as part of our offerings. These special classes will provide an opportunity to experience the joy of dance against the beautiful backdrop of the Hudson River. It’s a chance to connect with nature, embrace movement, and make lasting memories.
Join us as we embark on a summer filled with dance, joy, and community!