Season Calendar


2021 Season Dates: June 28-August 1

plus pre-season Sundays in June

Pre-Season Sunday Events

Jamal Jackson Dance Company Open Rehearsal and Q&A

Coming Together: A Juneteenth Celebration at Lincoln Center, Restart Stages

YDC Special Events

Guest Repertory Project: Ballet Hispánico

Guest Artist Series

College Seminar

Alumni Panel

City-Wide Outdoor Performance Tour

Multi-Camera Livestream Finale Concert

Last Day Reflections and Celebration

Choreographer + Composer Project

Ten professional composers will be on board with us this year, to collaborate one-on-one with our student choreographers. Students who propose an original work will be paired with a composer, to collaborate on the work from start to finish. A rare and invaluable experience for a teen choreographer.

2021 Season Tour

Wednesday July 21 @ 4PM

The Plaza at 300 Ashland

at the corner of Lafayette Ave & Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Co-Presented by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.

Programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.

Friday July 23 @ 6PM

Culture Lab LIC

5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

Tuesday July 27 @ 1PM

Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance

2474 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

Wednesday July 28 @ 2:30PM DANCE THE ART


Socrates Sculpture Park

32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11106

Saturday July 31 @ 4PM

Livestream Finale Concert by CultureHub

**ONLINE ONLY** Watch the Livestream Finale Concert directly on the YDC Youtube Page

All performances are FREE and open to the public.

Young Dancemakers Company presents free concerts of their unique, original choreography based on meaningful personal and social themes. The group dances to both live and recorded music, made in collaboration with professional composers. They will perform their latest works and an excerpt of Ann Reinking’s Ritmo y Ruido being set by Ballet Hispánico artists. Ballet Hispánico, is the nation’s renowned Latino dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures.

The one-hour concert will be followed by lively dance-making with the audience, led by the company, plus post-concert Q&A.

About Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination. Working together with the three business improvement districts (BID) that it manages – the MetroTech BID, Fulton Mall Improvement Association, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID – the Partnership’s diverse activities include attracting new businesses and improving the environment for existing companies; facilitating the construction of public spaces and streetscapes that promote an active and cohesive community; supporting and promoting Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural assets; and encouraging a unified sense of place and an engaged civic community. For more information, visit

About the Plaza at 300 Ashland

The Plaza at 300 Ashland sits at the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, adjacent to the brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, and Park Slope. DBP has partnered with premier Brooklyn arts organizations such as BAM, BRIC, Brooklyn Public Library, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, 651 Arts, and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) to offer free, high-quality programming for everyone. Programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.

Space Shares at La MaMa makes theatre spaces available to artists for non-curated productions.