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Midtown Dance

Free weekly summer dance classes
Dancers in Greeley Square Plaza
Angelito Jusay

On Wednesdays and Friday evenings through September 20, enjoy free outdoor dance classes in the heart of Midtown. Whether dancing solo or with a partner, sticking to salsa or branching out into a brand-new style, there’s something for all interests and abilities! Hosted and produced by Talia Castro Pozo.

afro dance


May 22, 2024 – June 26, 2024
Wednesdays, 6pm – 7pm
Greeley Square Plaza

This 6-week series gets the season started and features dances of the African diaspora including Bomba, Afro Cuban, Afro Brazilian and more!

Midtown Dance is hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo.

2024 lineup:

  • May 22: Afro Fusion with Sekou McMiller
  • May 29: African Social Dances with Judith McCarty
  • June 5: Bomba with Milteri Tucker
  • June 12: Afro Brazilian with Janete Silva
  • June 19: Afro Caribbean with Franck Muhel
  • June 26: Afro Dance with Angel Kaba
Mucho(s) Estilo(s)

July 3, 2024 – September 18, 2024
Wednesdays, 6pm – 7pm
Greleey Square Plaza

Learn a new dance style from New York City’s most eclectic instructors. From Swing to Salsa, Mambo to Afro and many more! Style and instructor info TBA soon.

social salsa

August 2, 2024 – September 20, 2024
Fridays, 6pm – 8pm
Greeley Square Plaza

Learn new moves from New York City’s finest salsa instructors, then show off your style on the dance floor with a full hour of social dancing! Participants are welcome to bring their own partner, continue to dance solo, or dance with someone new.

Social Salsa features a rotating cast of instructors and DJs, plus live bands on select dates. Style and instructor info TBA soon.