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September 21 (7:30 pm), 2019.

Let's Dance! The 2019 Accent Dance Fundraiser & Performance

Accent Dance NYC presents an evening of live dance performance, during which we will share how our unique educational initiatives are empowering youth in underserved schools in New York City and lower Westchester. 

The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Ln, Pelham, NY 10803.

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August 17 (11:00 to 12:00), 2019.

Project Connect: Dances to Unify. Accent Dance NYC presents new works at Summer Streets Dance Festival

Free outdoor performance. Astor Place, New York, NY 10003.

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June 25, 2019.

Article in Dance Informa magazine

Accent Dance: Bringing culture, dance and community to New York City schools

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June 6, 2019.

Article in Broadway World about Accent Dance NYC’s performance at Bronx Rising!

"Accent Dance NYC, an education and performance initiative that champions learning and communication through dance, will celebrate the history of Tango at Bronx Rising! Tribute to James Reese Europe & His Latin Connection at the Bronx Music Heritage Center on June 15, 2019."

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May 18 & 23, & June 1, 2019.

Christopher Caines Dance presents

listen out loud / move to keep things whole

with special guest artists The Bang Group. Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street, New York, NY 10023.

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April 12, 2019.

NYC Parks Arts Culture & Fun presents 

Poe Center Performance of Accent Dance

Accent Dance, an educational initiative and performance ensemble, comprised of an international, multi-disciplinary group of dancers and musicians, presents a dynamic hour of ballet, tango, hip-hop, and jazz. Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, N.Y. 10458.

 

 

 
April 8, 2019.

Article in Broadway World about Accent Dance NYC

"Accent Dance NYC brings quality multicultural dance education and performance programs to underserved schools and communities, advocating for widespread access to the arts and dance education while highlighting the power of dance to showcase diversity, unify cultures and communities, and transform lives."

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December 14-16, 2018.

The Westchester Ballet Company presents

WBC’s The Nutcracker

Over 60 years of classical tradition in our community.Westchester County Center. 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606

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December 7, 8 and 9, 2018.

MCD- mooney/cooley dance presents

MCD's 2018 Nutcracker

Our talented company of young dancers come from  NYC  & Westchester County and are honored to perform with our international cast of professional dancers. Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Avenue , NY, 10027.

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December 6 (7:30 pm), 2018.

FJK presents

FJK Dance's 2018 soiree holiday celebration,  St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New York  City

A dance party with a special performance. Bring your dance shoes and dance with us! Celebrating the holiday season with wine and tasty hors d'oeuvres at the beautiful German Evangelical Lutheran St. Pauls Church.

315 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011.

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September 13 (7 pm), 15 (7:30 pm), 2018.

FJK presents

Season 2018 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater of John Jay College in New York  City

From classical ballet to ballroom and Middle Eastern to jazz. Join us for the world premiere of UnTold, a multimedia dance installation by Fadi J Khoury featuring Middle Eastern culture as well as works by guest choreographers Gary Pierce (ballroom) and Debbie Roshe (jazz).

524 West 59th Street. New York NY 10019.

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June 27 (7 pm), 15 (7:30 pm), 2018.

Creative Cauldron presents

Dialogues of the Body, at Uniandinos Auditorium, Bogotá - Colombia

Dialogues of the Body integrates and contrasts languages that -without words- translate human essences into dance. Through ballet, contemporary dance and tango, an aesthetic and expressive resonance is created between bodies. Bodies that in their traces reveal anthologies of experiences, fusions, complements, and passions that alternate between happiness and disagreement. Elisa Toro Franky, creator and director of the initiative "El Caldero Creativo", joins in this production with three colombian outstanding figures: Carolina Ramírez in contemporary dance, John Freddy Galindo in tango, and Luisa Fernanda Hoyos in contemporary dance and tango.

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Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Elisa Toro Franky with Dardo Galletto Dance presents

Gala Performance

For Elisa's Green Card Campaign.

Dardo Galletto Studios, 151 W 46th St. 11th floor, New York, NY 10036.

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September 22-23, 2017

Dardo Galletto Dance presents

Myself

Galletto Dance is a New York-based company of ten international dancers that is led by choreographer and director Dardo Galletto. Galletto fuses elements of Argentine tango, classical ballet and contemporary dance to capture an amalgam of European and Latin elements.

New York Arts Life , NY, United States.

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September 14-15, 2017, at 7:30 pm.

FJK presents

Season 2017 at New York Live Arts

The company's fourth annual season in New York City presenting a contemporary fusion of culture and dance.

219 West 19th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States.

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Photo credits: Darial Sneed

 
August 14, 2017, at 7 pm.

FJK presents "Echoes" in

36th Annual Battery Dance Festival

New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. 
At Battery Place New York City USA. 

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June 13, 2017, at 7:30 pm.
FJK presents:

Fusion of Culture and Dance

This program is an opportunity to communicate peace, diversity, tolerance, and harmony. We aim to celebrate the Middle Eastern heritage and raise awareness to the positive and artistic influence of this culture.

At the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College on 68th street between Lexington and Park Avenues, New York City.

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The eight-week multi-city tour present three FJK DANCE repertory works, Take Two, Echoes and Dum Tak, in 31 Chinese cities including Wuhan, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wenzhou, introducing FJK's unique blend of ballroom, ballet, jazz and Middle Eastern dance to new international audiences.


February 28 to April 30, 2017
:

FJK Dance 31 City Tour to China

Fadi Khoury's FJK DANCE brings 10 company dancers to China, kicking off the company's first extended international tour to the Far East, February 28 to April 30. 

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In an intensely immersive experience, the ballet features chamber music by Ernst Toch, Paul Hindemith and Mozart, performed by Contemporaneous, one of New York’s hottest young classical bands. Guest artists Sean Stewart (ABT) and Maya Oguri (NYTB) join Christopher Caines Dance company members.



November 18, 19, and 20, 2016.

four — ONE: Christopher Caines Dance

New two-act ballet fusing bold spatial and musical experiments inspired by the architecture of Buttenwieser Hall.

Lexington Avenue at 92nd St, New York, NY.

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November 17, 2016, at 7:30 pm.
FJK presents:

Mundo

Presenting new collaborations and previews of the 2017 season program. Featuring live music and guest artists, Middle Eastern and Spanish/Latin dance come together in a unique jazz fusion with flamenco and mambo.

92Y: Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway New York, NY.

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April 6 to 9, 2016, at 7:30 pm.
FJK presents:

Two World premieres: Reflections & Take Two

The mission of FJK Dance embodies a fundamental idea – to fuse the vocabularies of various dance forms into a language expressive of our shared capacity to create.

New York Live Arts, at 219 West 19TH Street, New York, NY. 10011.

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February 26, 2016, at 7:30 pm.
FJK presents:

A Fusion of Culture and Dance

Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, New York City, 395 Park Avenue, NY 10019.

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November 21, 2015, at 8 pm.

Shall We Tango NYC festival

Elisa participates in this event as Dancer of New Generation Dance Company.

Flamboyan Theater, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, 107 Suffolk St. (lower level), Manhattan, New York.

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From classical ballet to ballroom, from Middle Eastern to jazz - new and exciting collaborations and a unique fusion of culture and dance. The Works in Progress performance is dedicated to highlight the creative process in FJK Dance, and the progression of the fusion in all aspects.

 


November 8, 2015, at 7 pm.

FJK Dance 2015 Works in Progress

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center,
248 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023.

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July 15, 2015. 

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015

Elisa participates in this event as Dancer of New Generation Dance Company.

Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts in the town of Becket.

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FJK Season 2015: A contemporary fusion of culture and dance. Ballet to Ballroom, Middle Eastern to Jazz – an international blend. Presenting four world premieres and a special guest choreographer collaboration.
 


July 8 to 11, 2015.

FJK Dance Season 2015

NEW YORK LIVE ARTS. 219 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011.

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March 31, 2015.

The Kitchen Revue

92y Center for Educational Outreach Musical Introduction Series, New York.

 



 

October 11th 2014.

Shall We Tango NYC festival

Elisa participates in this event as Dancer of New Generation Dance Company.

92Y Harness Dance Center, New York.

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August 8, 9, 10, 16, 18, and 23, 2014.

Opera "The Fairy Queen"
 
(Henry Purcell's baroque masterwork) for New York's Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble, under the direction and choreography of Christopher Caines.

Elisa performes in this Opera as Actress.
 
Classic Stage Company Theater, NYC.
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Excellent review  in The New York Times