East Village Dance Project


EAST VILLAGE DANCE PROJECT (EVDP), is a dance-development organization offering innovative, nurturing dance programming in lower Manhattan since 1997. EVDP offers extensive after school dance classes for youth and teens, a pre-professional teen performance troupe, performances & dance festivals open to the public, and workshops & drop-in classes for adults. From the beginning, EVDP has been committed to providing high quality dance education to all, and aims to never turn students away due to lack of funds. 

Youth Classes

After school Ballet, Pointe, Choreography and Modern dance classes for ages 3-18. 

Teen Company

A pre-professional dance troupe for dedicated teen dancers.

Adult Classes

On-going drop-in movement classes and workshops for adults of all levels.

Scholarships & community engagement

EVDP aims to provide high-quality dance classes to all, regardless of financial situation

Dance Fest LES

Three days of dance workshops and performances open to the public in the East Village, June 2nd-4th, 2017.

The Shell-Shocked Nut

Our annual alternative version of the Nutcracker, set in the East Village, featuring a vibrant intergenerational cast. 
Dancing at EVDP is like being a part of a big, happy family that loves you and you love back
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If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation through our non-profit umbrella, Seven Loaves, please use the link above or visit our scholarship page here for more info on our programs. 


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Phone: (212) 863-9847