Fire Island Dance Festival Announces Line-Up

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The annual summer event will feature outdoor performances in the Great South Bay.
Clifford Williams in the 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival
Clifford Williams in the 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Whitney Browne

Fire Island Dance Festival has announced the line-up for its annual summer event, running July 15-17. The festival is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of BC/EFA, and features outdoor performances in the Great South Bay.

Slated to perform during the three-day event are Ballet Contemporaneo de Camaguey Cuba’s, a contemporary ballet company performing outside of Cuba for the first time; Dance Theatre of Harlem, known for acclaimed contemporary works and celebrating African American culture; tap dance company Dorrance Dance; New York-based Gallim Dance; KEIGWIN + COMPANY, performing a piece commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; and Madboots Dance, an all-male contemporary dance company; as well as choreography by Al Blackstone (Freddie Falls in Love) and Adbul Latif, artistic director of D~Squared Dance.

Since its inception in 1995, the festival has raised more than $4.3 million in funds. Last year, the event raised a record-breaking $544,555.

Tickets for Fire Island Dance Festival are on sale at dradance.org or by phone at (212) 840-0770, ext. 268.

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