Fire Island Dance Festival

Fire Island Dance FestivalJuly 19-21Fire Island Pines, Fire Island, NY Breathtaking dance set upon a backdrop of endless sky and sea returns when Fire Island Dance Festival, the charitable event of the Fire Island summer, makes its anticipated homecoming July 19-21. The three-performance celebration of established and emerging dance companies will again bring together the […]

Fire Island Dance Festival Delivers Breathtaking Performances

Life’s gorgeous expanse was at the forefront of this year’s Fire Island Dance Festival, expressed through stunning dance and stories, all enhanced by the power of nature as it played out on the scenic backdrop of the waters of the Great South Bay. The longest-running charitable and cultural event in Fire Island Pines raised a […]

Fire Island Dance Festival Host Committee

Thank you for being a part of the Fire Island Dance Festival committees. Here you’ll find tools and tips to make your fundraising a success. Fire Island Dance Festival will be held July 14-16 in Fire Island Pines. Need help or have questions? Contact Abigail Richards at or 212.840.0770, ext. 235.

Fire Island Dance Festival Looks to 2022 for Return

Fire Island Dance Festival, the most anticipated charitable event of the Fire Island summer, will take a hiatus in 2021 due to ongoing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will return to the shores of New York’s Great South Bay in 2022. “While we had hoped to come together this summer, the challenges of […]

2020 Fire Island Dance Festival Canceled Due to Pandemic

The 2020 edition of Fire Island Dance Festival, the charitable event of the Fire Island summer, is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As heartbreaking as this decision is, it has become clear that bringing together dancers and supporters is not something we can safely do,” said Denise Roberts Hurlin, founding director of Dancers Responding […]

Despite Stormy Weather, 24th Annual Fire Island Dance Festival Shines

  Once-in-a-lifetime pairings of ballet and contemporary luminaries, three unmissable world premieres, an excerpt of a seminal piece that changed the history of modern dance and unpredictable weather conditions marked the sold-out Fire Island Dance Festival on July 20-22, 2018. The charitable event of the Fire Island summer, which takes place in the Pines, included […]

Fire Island Dance Festival Features 10 Remarkable Companies

A bright summer sun shimmered across the Great South Bay as renowned dance companies, acclaimed choreographers and three standing-room-only audiences came together at this year’s Fire Island Dance Festival on July 14-16, 2017. The 23rd edition of the fundraising and cultural event of the Fire Island summer raised a record $585,045. The sold-out festival, in Fire Island […]