Dance Performances and Events for Kids in Queens this October

Dance Performances and Events for Kids in Queens this October

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These dance performances for kids in Queens this October will have your little ones shaking and twirling throughout the month. Experience the magic of the ballet, including a performance of Swan Lake.

Queensboro Dance Festival 2017
WHEN: Oct. 5 - 8, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 5pm
WHERE: The Little Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: An annual season of performances and public events for Queens-based cultural and contemporary dance groups. Founded in 2014, the festival’s mission is to strengthen the dance community across Queens and garner a greater appreciation for Queens dance.
WANT TO GO? $18. 718-392-0722. secrettheatre.com.

Rebecca Davis: 'the final hands count beginning sounds'
WHEN: Oct. 11 - 21, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9pm
WHERE: The Chocolate Factory Theater, 5-49 49th Ave., Long Island City, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: This quartet can be read as a dance and/or a collection of kinetic and ephemeral sculptures. The movement palette is composed of clean lines and sharp angles as the performers shift between five positions: standing, kneeling, sitting, and lying prone and supine.
WANT TO GO? $20. 718-482-7069. chocolatefactorytheater.org.

'Dances of the World'
WHEN: Oct. 20 - Nov. 26, Friday-Saturday, 8pm; Sundays, 4pm
WHERE: Thalia Hispanic Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Viva Colombia! Enjoy dance and live music with Colombian Dance Company Cali Salsa Pal' Mundo.
WANT TO GO? $40; $37 seniors and students. 718-729-3880. thaliatheatre.org.

Betsayda Machado
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 21, 8pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Experience the passion, color, and contagious beats of the Afro-Venezuelan soul through traditional rhythms and dances. Join in for pre-show dance lessons at 7pm, accompanied by the master drummers of La Parranda El Clavo.
WANT TO GO? $16; $10 students. 718-463-7700. flushingtownhall.org.

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company: 'Dia de los Muertos'
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 29, 4pm
WHERE: Queens Theatre, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 14 United Nations Ave. S., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Dia de los Muertos is a captivating work about the unending relationship between the living and the departed featuring passionate live music, larger-than-life characters, and breathtaking dance.
WANT TO GO? $20 and up. 718-760-0064. queenstheatre.org.

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