Press Releases

2018
Beach Sessions 2018 Press Release

2017
Beach Sessions 2017 Press Release

2016
Beach Sessions 2016 Press Release

2015
Beach Sessions 2015 Press Release
Beach Sessions: Flexn and THE D.R.E.A.M. RING
Beach Sessions: Emery LeCrone Dance
Beach Sessions: Loni Landon Dance Project
Final Beach Sessions: Shannon Gillen | VIM VIGOR

In The News

2018

”Taking a Dance Vacation in Rockaway,” by Brian Seibert, The New York Times, August 28, 2018

“Beach Sessions: How Arts and Culture Can Drive Economic Development,” by Theo Boguszewski, Rockaway Times, August 23, 2018

This Week in Arts: Dancing on the Beach, Afropunk and Regina Hall,” The New York Times, August 17, 2018

“Liberating Bodies in Rockaway,” by GIa Kourlas, The New York Times, August 22, 2018

“4 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend,” by Gia Kourlas, The New York Times, August 23, 2018

“AUNTS IS DANCE: A WEEKEND OF PERFORMANCE AT THE BEACH,” by Jay Sterkel, Nooklyn.com, September 7, 2018

“#PickoftheWeek | The Beach Sessions Dance Series is back!,” itsinqueens.com, August 2018

COMMUNITY: Beach Sessions Dance Series Returns,” The Daily Plinth, July 17, 2018

“Beach Sessions,” Time Out New York, August 8, 2018

2017

"This Entrepreneurial Young Woman Combined Two Loves — Art and Ocean," by Maria Kleftodimou Smith, The Story Exchange, August 2017

"Dance in NYC this Week," by Siobhan Burke, The New York Times, August 17, 2017

"Dance in NYC this Week," by Gia Kourlas, The New York Times, August 24, 2017

"Six Dancers Make Ephemeral Marks on Rockaway Beach," by Elisa Wouk Almino, Hyperallergic, August 23, 2017

"Madeline Hollander, The Beach Sessions, New York — ‘quietly poignant'," by Apollinaire Scherr, The Financial Times, August 30, 2017

"Catch a Tan and Free Art with Dance Performances at Rockaway Beach," by Magdalena Waz, Bushwick Daily, August 8, 2017

"Rockaway gets ready for two Saturdays of sun, surf, sand and dance sessions," by It's in Queens, QNS.com, August 16, 2017

"Goings on around town: Beach Sessions Dance Series," by Brian Schaefer, The New York Times, August 19 , 2017

"Madeline Hollander's Arena at Beach Sessions Traces and Erases," by Candice Thompson, DIY Dancer, August 23, 2017

"Beach Sessions," by Annie McBride and Reece Pacheco, The Wave, August 3, 2017

"Beach Sessions," Time Out New York, August 19, 2017

"Beach Sessions," NYC Ferry, August 26, 2017

2016

"Beach Sessions Bring Dance Performances to the Rockaway Shoreline," by Shannon Ferry, NY1 News, August 21, 2016

"Going on around town: Beach Sessions Dance Series," New Yorker, August 21, 2016

"In the Rockaways, Dancing by the Surf and Sand," by Melena Ryzik, The New York Times, August 18, 2016

"Beach Clean Up and Dance, Together in Queens," by Brian Schaefer, The New York Times, August 18, 2016

"Voice Choice: Beach Sessions Dance Series," by Elizabeth Zimmer, The Village Voice, August 17, 2016

"Critics' Pick: Dance: Beach Sessions Dance Series," Time Out New York, August 2016

"Performances Onstage this Month," Dance Magazine, August, 2016

"Dancing on Sand: Beach Sessions Returns," Rockaway Times, August 11, 2016

"NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: Beach Sessions Dance Series," NYC-Arts, August 15, 2016

"Goings on around town: Beach Sessions Dance Series," New Yorker, August 14, 2016

"ArtRx NYC: Beach Sessions Dance Series," Hyperallergic, August 16, 2016

2015

“This Dance Series is About to Give New Meaning to Flexing on the Beach,” Bedford+Bowery, July 20th, 2015

“Beach Sessions: Rockaway’s First Outdoor Summertime Contemporary Dance Series,” Dance-Enthusiast.com, July 21st. 2015

“Dancing On The Sand: Beach Sessions,” The Wave, July 24th, 2015

“Free Contemporary Dance Shows Heat Up Rockaway Beach”, DNAinfo, July 30th, 2015

Listing. Dance, “Beach Sessions,” Time Out New York

“Beach Sessions Dance Series Starts August 1,” Rockaway Times, July 30th, 2015

“Beach Sessions Dances On,” The Wave, August 14, 2015

“25 stellar things to do in NYC this Weekend,” Time Out New York, August 21, 2015

“New York Today: Bust a Move,” The New York Times, August 21, 2015