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Fall for Dance Pre-Show Schedule

New this year, City Center’s beautifully restored grand tier lobby will be transformed into Lounge FFD and will have a full roster of pre-show activities including dance lessons, demonstrations and conversations with Festival artists—all free and open to ticket holders.

Thu, Sep 26, 6:30-7:30pm

Note Location: The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio, City Center, 5th Floor New York City Center and the Hunter College Dance Department present:

“Gurus, Mestres, and Bailarines: Understanding Mastery in Cultural Dance”

Panelists: Gabriel Misse, Analia Centurion, Surupa Sen, Bijayini Satpathy, Jelon Vieira and Leandro Silva

Moderator: Deborah Jowitt, former Village Voice dance critic, now writing for artsjournal.com

Fri, Sep 27, 6:30-7:30pm

Indian Classical Dance Lesson

Sat, Sep 28, 6:30-7:30

The Renaissance of Dance Theatre of Harlem: A conversation with Virginia Johnson and Robert Garland

Moderator: Marina Harss, dance writer and critic

Mon, Sep 30, 6:30-7:30

Irish Step Dance Lesson

Tue, Oct 1, 6:30-7:30pm

Note Location: The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio, City Center, 5th Floor New York City Center and the Marymount Manhattan College Department of Dance present:

“Commissioned to Create New Danceworks: Now What?”

Panelists: Liam Scarlett, Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa, Eduardo Villaro, Kevin O’Hare, Sara Mearns and others

Moderator: Wendy Perron, Editor-in-Chief, Dance Magazine

Wed, Oct 2, 6:30-7:30

Tap Lesson

Thu, Oct 3, 6:30-7:30

Dancing the Moor: Doug Elkins Takes on Shakespeare (and José Limón) in Mo(or)town Redux

Moderator: Marina Harss

Fri, Oct 4, 6:30-7:30

Revelations Revealed: The Inner Workings of an Ailey Classic

Marina Harss speaks with Matthew Rushing

Sat, Oct 5, 6:30-7:30

Men on Pointe: The Ballerinos of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

A conversation with Tory Dobrin, Artistic Director

Moderator: Marina Harss