Dance Performances and Events for Kids in Queens this October

Dance Performances and Events for Kids in Queens this October

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
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.

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.

'Dances of the World'
WHEN: Oct. 20 - Nov. 26, Friday-Saturday, 8pm; Sundays, 4pm
WHERE: Thalia Hispanic Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, NY
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.

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.

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
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.

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