TO THE DFO COMMUNITY – Current Coronavirus Policies
We are a close-knit group of caring and giving people, and our events are an important part of our lives. However, due to these extraordinary times, the DFO has formally suspended in-person sponsored events through August.
Decisions about resuming events will be based on the recommendations of local health officials and on the policy of the hosting venues. Please check the calendar page for last-minute cancellations.
The DanceFlurry Organization is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and inspiring people through traditional music and dance. With the help of our wonderful volunteer event organizers, we sponsor over 15 dance series and special events.
Come and dance with us year round! All events are participatory, dances are taught, and you don’t need a partner.
We provide grants and technical expertise to help organizations present traditional music and dance events. See the “Resources” page.
We are a 501(C)(3)tax-exempt organization, and are registered with the Charities Bureau of the State of New York Office of the Attorney General.
Albany Lindy & Blues & Swimming (ALBS 2020) August 14-16, 2020 Various venues throughout Albany, NY Dancing! Live music! Swimming! https://facebook.com/events/1341606596047489 Intro
I believe there is nothing more beautiful, wondrous and joyful than simple community dancing to energetic and rhythmic fiddle music played live.
These dances serve as a way to connect people in human, and often intergenerational, interaction – holding hands and looking at each other, as opposed to holding a device and looking at a screen.
I am thankful for all the work people have already put into DFO so that all the activities that I now participate in were available and welcoming when I showed up to learn.
I really love the Cajun and Zydeco dance series and think that it’s a program worth developing (in addition to everything else the DFO does).
Dance provides a fun and structured social activity that has an incredibly positive impact on all people of all ages.
Memberships and donations allow us to continue to sponsor over 15 traditional dance series, special events, and workshops throughout the year, in addition to the Flurry Festival. Financial support helps us keep admissions affordable.
Your DanceFlurry Membership entitles you to a discount admission at all sponsored and affiliate events.
Support also allows us to provide Program Grants and DF YO! Grants (DanceFlurry Youth Outreach!) for workshops and for events that incorporate traditional music and dance for the general public and for youth and families.