Find a show or venue


Order by phone


Your independent guide to the best shows in New York

Dance in New York - June 2016

Our carefully curated selection of the Best Dance in New York for the month of June 2016


star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

One of the city's most unique live experiences, Stomp has been thrilling New York audiences for over twenty years. This ear & eye-popping show consists of a group of eight incredibly talented performers, who create intricate rhythms from everyday household objects, from garbage can lids and zippo lighters, to buckets and hammers. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 19th June 2016

Designated by Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world', it's been 57 years since Alvin Ailey and his group of African-American dancers performed for the very first time at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. This tour is packed full of premieres and returning favorites. More info

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

: Closes 18th June 2016

Swan Lake is one of the world's best loved ballets, performed by the most prestigious ballet companies around the globe. The American Ballet Theatre production of Swan Lake "glides to the forefront of stagings all over the world" and sets the high standards of its repertoire. Set against the mysterious forest lake and a Renaissance court is a tale of love, tranformation, betrayal and ultimate forgiveness, evoked by haunting dance and Tschaikovsky's dreamlike score, this is a quintessential ballet for first-timers and enthusiasts alike. More info

: Closes 25th June 2016

Sir Kenneth MacMillan's interpretation of Shakespeare's enduring romantic tragedy has become one of ABT's signature productions. The story of Verona's tragic star-crossed lovers is weaved throughout a rich dance tapestry, with Renaissance Italy providing an elegant and period-perfect background. The original production starred Margot Fonteyne and Rudolf Nuryev in the lead roles, making it one of ballet's most enduring and culturally important productions, with Leslie Browne dancing as Juliet opposite Robert La Fosse as her Romeo in this revival More info

: Closes 7th August 2016

Following the storming success of 2015's Spring Spectacular, The Rockettes are bringing back the show for 2016 - but this time during the summer! Expect a wondrous trip around New York's iconic landmarks, from one of the city's most famous live entertainment institutions! More info

: Closes 11th June 2016

Alexi Ratmansky finally brings his take on The Golden Cockerel to North America, a farcical tragicomedy inspired by the Russian folk tale from Alexander Pushkin, after Mikhail Fokine's original grand production. Telling the tale of the bumbling King Dodon and his rather odd attempt to foresee danger to his kingdom with a prophetical chicken, this vivid production is a hotbed of stunning choreography, creative sets, and gloriously glittering costumes! More info

Remain upstanding, folks, for this water and light spectacular that has taken London and Buenos Aires by storm. You may get wet, you may get dirty, but bring your pals and your comfy shoes, to prepare for a visual and sensory overload that will have you gasping in awe - and possibly to catch your breath! More info

: Closes 2nd July 2016

Prepare to be mesmerised by this wonderfully magical ballet, recounting one of our most beloved fairytales, that of the cursed Princess Aurora, otherwise known as The Sleeping Beauty. The first ballet scored by Tchaikovsky. Lovingly reimagined by ABT's Artist in Residence, Alexi Ratmansky, the production still retains the most treasured and iconic parts of the ballet - with a monumental twist! More info

: Closes 4th June 2016

Avast me hearties, buckle your swashes and prepare to set sail in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's season finale, Le Corsaire. A fantastically epic production, Le Cosaire takes you across the high seas in this tale of dashing pirate captain Conrad and his quest to save Medora, a slave girl sold into a harem. More info

: Closes 30th June 2016

Two of most suave and smooth brothers in showbiz are stepping out of the TV and onto the stage this Summer! Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy, known for steaming up screens with their Latin-flavored professional dancing and choreography on Dancing With The Stars, are finally doing things their way, presenting a show that's part autobiographical and filled with their passion for the art of Latin Ballroom dancing. More info

What's on When