Riverfront Dance Festival

Celebrate movement in all forms at the very first Riverfront Dance Festival, produced in partnership with The Hartford Dance Collective. This performance provides a unique opportunity for distinguished dancers and choreographers, students, and community members, to present original works in a free public gathering with a strong emphasis on the inclusion of diverse dance styles. Grab your lawn chair to sit back and enjoy dazzling performances, visual arts vendors, and food trucks; or get up and groove with the interactive performances that surround Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, overlooking the Connecticut River.  

Classes, 2 – 4 pm, Upper Plaza:
2 pm: Hip Hop Dance Party with Rosanna K.
2:45 pm: Contemporary Moves & Grooves with Jill
3:30 pm: Yoga with Jane

Performances, 4 – 9 pm, Lower Plaza
Section 1: 4 pm – 5:20 pm
Performers: The Dance Collective, Bom Diggs, Tap Dance Connecticut Tap Collaborative – CTC, Greater Hartford Academy Of The Arts Half Day, Alma Collective, Rebecca Pappas, Studio 85 Dance Center, L.I.V.E C.Ty Dance Co, Dj Sonia Sol

Section 2: 5:20 pm – 6:45pm
The Dance Collective, Dalit Agronin & Dancers, Damir Tasmagambetov, Amalgam Dance Ensemble/ Alchemy Movement, Ballet Hartford, NSquared Dance Company, P-Boogie, The School Of Ballet Hartford, Rhamzi Amani, Spencer Pond/Convenience St, Dj Sonia Sol

Section 3: 6:45 pm – 9 pm
The Dance Collective, kamrDANCE, Chantal Edward-Matthews, Baila Con Gusto CT, IndoRican Multicultural Dance Project, 860MVMT, Bound, Ballet Hartford, FriendZWorldMusic, David Dorfman Dance, Dj Sonia Sol

This free event was made possible by the generous support of Travelers Insurance, Lincoln Financial Group, the Evelyn W. Preston Fund, and the Greater Hartford Arts Council. Thanks to them, and to our event partner, The Dance Collective, for their hard work and this amazing lineup.


Jun 24 2022


2:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA

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