Yes this is a BRAZILIAN ZOUK DANCE COUNCIL JACK AND JILL Event and we will be hosting both NOVICE AND INTERMEDIATE competitions at Ripley Grier Studios!! 40 particpants must register in order for points to be issued. This is a great way to showcase some of those moves you have learned at congresses and festivals. It's a great way to connect with others! Please Review requirements and register today!
NEW TO BRAZILIAN ZOUK or just want to review basics. Then this is the best program for you. D2Z team lead by Igor and team Jessica and Ryel have put together an amazing Zoukini Track complete with a Welcome pack including a Check List of Moves, Play List, a NYC Zouk Festival Notebook and a well thought out consistent program. Includes 11 workshops, with Zouk Camp and Supplemental National Teaching. We Dare you To Zouk your World. Many people who have studied at D2Z have become amazing social dancers, competitors,and even teachers. Find out more here.
Yes!! Looking to do some site seeing in NYC? We hired a Professional Guide to give you the best of Central Park. After the festival on Monday October 8th enjoy a nice lunch at 1:00 PM (typically at the TRIPLE CROWN) and then have some fun going on a unique tour that visits the popular sites such as the Grand Army Plaza, The Plaza Hotel, Central Park Zoo, The Pong, The Dairy, The Mall, and finish with Beattle's Strawberry Fields, and Zouk at the Bethesda Fountain.
Finding yourself saying "I want to go to NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL, but I don't know who I can stay with or which hotel?" Don't let these decisions stop you from coming to one of the best ZOUK Festivals right here in NYC. The community is always willing to help out those wanting to come and coordinating hotel stays with everyone. Join this Facebook page for more information on Room Share and details! Click Here
Do You have something to Sell at NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL this year. Shirts, Clothes, Shoes, Jewelry are just some of the Zouk Wear that has been sold at NYC ZOUK Festival, even Food!! NYC Zouk Festival has opened its doors to include those who wish to share their products at our festival. Vending will take place at both the Manhattan Ballroom and Chelsea Studios.
Looking to Perform at NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL 2018. We are excited to have you. Please review requirements for performances. All performance teams must register via on-line with all members of their Performance Team. Due to time restrictions, we will be limiting performances to allow more for social dancing time. We can not wait!! All Performers must Register here before September 5th 2018.
It's 2018 and we are back to give you a very unique learning experience in a very unique and friendly environment. This year we will will continue zouking in two new locations. RIPLEY GRIER STUDIOS - home to many broadway and theatre professionals, and the new MANHATTAN BALLROOM situated next to the Empire State Building.
Ryel Velandia of ZenZouk is hosting this year's Fifth Annual New York Zouk Festival with Event Organizer Leslie Evangelista Tietjen aka Leslie Zouk from October 5th - October 8th and a pre-party to be held Ocotber 4th. We will be celebrating the growth of ZOUK and the amazing accomplishments of Zouk dancers and communities all across the U.S., Canada, and all over the world!!
OUR 6th YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!
Connect with the fast growing and amazing zouk community of North America!! You won't believe that a scene that is growing so fast can feel so warm and welcoming. Dance the night away to the beats of our most beloved and inspiring DJ's!
NYC boasts some of the world's best choreographers, and this talent has not escaped the local Zouk instructors! Check it all out - from our students to our pros! Allow yourself to be moved by the touching and creative works of our guest performers from near and far!
BRAZILIAN ZOUK DANCE COUNCIL: Students will have the opportunity to see and participate in NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL's registered Brazilian Zouk Dance Council Jack and Jill. Minimum 40 Participants required. Tickets on Sale Closer to the festival for Jack and Jill Event!
WHAT TO EXPECT AT OUR FESTIVAL: See some of our PAST VIDEOS below