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Ani Taj & The Dance Cartel


The Dance Cartel is a cutting-edge immersive dance/music company fostering a new artist community in NYC. The Cartel has been presented at Ace Hotel NY (OntheFloor - year residency), Ars Nova, littlefield, McKittrick Hotel, Kent285, Summer on the Hudson, and Espaco Xisto (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil) and has performed in music videos for Reggie Watts and Club Girls.

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Join The Dance Cartel for the premiere of an immersive, participatory, and radical dance experience designed for the intersection of 14th Street and Ninth Avenue. Bring your best runway walk and shake things up with Cartel members, who will invite the public to join a moving, spontaneous choreography. The Cartel will share a striking set of physical poses/movements (the “primary numbers” of the dance­­), then multiplying and extending individual bodies into a collective experience.


October 12 – October 13

Time • Duration • Location

Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm on 14th Street and Ninth Avenue.

Additional Info

The Cartel will be joined by members of all-female Brazilian percussion group BatalaNYC.