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 […]

Fire Island Dance Festival Features Five Premieres, Shatters Fundraising Record

On a picturesque waterfront stage overlooking the Great South Bay, this year’s Fire Island Dance Festival welcomed ballet, modern and contemporary dance powerhouses on July 15-17, 2016. The 22nd annual edition of the summer’s most talked-about cultural and charitable event in Fire Island Pines raised a record-breaking $560,133. The festival included the world premieres of […]

21st Annual Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Fundraising Record with $544,555

Fire Island Dance Festival returned for its 21st edition July 17-19, 2015, with some of the most talked-about world-class dance companies, raising a record-breaking $544,555. The festival, performed outdoors on the picture-perfect shores of the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines, included the world premieres of five works. Since the festival began in 1995, […]

20th Anniversary Fire Island Dance Festival Raises Staggering $533,860

  Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS. The festival, performed outdoors on the shores of the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines, included the world premieres of works choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, […]

Fire Island Dance Festival 2012

Fire Island Dance Festival returned to Fire Island Pines for its 18th awe-inspiring edition, raising a record-breaking $374,260 through three weekend performances July 20-22, 2012. Humorist, actor and writer Mo Rocca hosted the event, which featured a diverse mix of world-renowned and emerging dancers, dance companies and choreographers. The program celebrated an eclectic array of ballet, […]

Fire Island Dance Festival 2011

The 17th annual edition of the spectacular Fire Island Dance Festival raised a record-breaking $340,445, surpassing the previous record by more than $23,000. Fire Island Dance Festival 17, the most anticipated cultural event of the season at Fire Island Pines, was presented July 15-17, 2011 and produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a […]