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Fourth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival: A Celebration of Female Choreographers

July 19, 2014 5PM at Summit Rock (Central Park West & 83rd Street)

Congratulations to the Fourth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival Choreographers

Alia Kache
AlexJo Natale/Gestalt Dance
Allison Berger
Alyssa Derling/Derling Dance Arts
Cathy Allen/Red Desert Dance Ensemble
Jessica Taylor/DAMAGEDANCE
Jessie Sector
Joya Powell/Movement of the People Dance Company
Lauren Lasorda & Tali Custer
Melissa Jackson/Innovate Company
Meredith Cabaniss/Selah Dance Collective
Meredith Testa
Sophie Sotsky/TYKE Dance

Click here to learn more about these thirteen innovative choreographers.

As this is an eco-friendly event, no paper programs will be available. To take a look at the 15 pieces being presented at the Fourth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival, download the
2014 E-Program.pdf and save it to your computer or mobile device.

Check out this amazing write up about the importance of ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival as a  platform for female choreographers  in The Huffington Post, July 2014.

What reviewers said about last year's ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival:

"BOTTOM LINE: There couldn't have been a more beautiful backdrop for this site-specific dance festival. The ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival had its third annual performance this last Saturday at Central Park's Summit Rock. It was a fun filled evening with a lively crowd gathered around on benches and blankets- a more quiet and intimate version of Central Park's Summerstage." -- Sofia Negron, Theatre Is Easy

"The Check Us Out Dance Festival was a Celebration of Female Choreographers and passionate dancers who transformed the Summit Rock stage in Central Park into a live theater, and for that they should all be celebrated." -- Elisa Kimble, 

Attention Arts Administrators and Dance Lovers

We are seeking volunteers for the Fourth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival. If you are interested in being involved in this year’s event, please email us at

We are please to announce that our piece IS MY BODY? will be performed at The Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland this August 2014.  IS MY BODY? created by Allison Brzezinski, Kendra Dushac and guest artist Collin McConnell, has been in development since the fall of 2011. The solo work is based on conceptions of female identity and body awareness. Sometimes women see themselves as one way reaching for the ideal, in which their self-image becomes distorted. Check out our YouTube Channel

to see parts one and two of this piece!

Photos by Masato Kuroda

The Journey of IS MY BODY?