The free "celebration of sun, summer and creativity" takes place June 18 in Times Square's Military Island (at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Ave). Times Square Alliance partners with Dancers Responding to AIDS to present the event.
Davis and Finley will introduce "thirty local, international and student companies scheduled to perform will present a program of dance as diverse as New York City itself." Among the artists scheduled to perform to "music ranging from Stravinsky to Stevie Wonder" are the Broadway casts of The Color Purple and Hot Feet.
The groups (subject to change) scheduled to perform at the event also include:
For more information, call DRA at (212) 840-0770 or visit them on the web at www.dradance.org.