Family Weekend: Double Dutch

‘Til the Street Lights Come On: Celebrating Double Dutch in NYC

 

After a 30-plus year hiatus, competitive Double Dutch returns to the plazas of Lincoln Center. Join us for a historic two-day event featuring demonstrations, jump-ins, panel discussions, a film screening and exhibition, and the Double Dutch Summer Classic.

 

Co-presented by Women of Color in the Arts (WOCA) in collaboration with National Double Dutch League™

Family Weekend is supported by Disney.

Double Dutch Demonstration

with members of the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29

Josie Robertson Plaza

Open to all ages and levels, this live demonstration teaches the basics for jumping between the ropes.

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Double Dutch Open Jump

led by the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29

Josie Robertson Plaza

Jump in and find your rhythm in the ropes! Participants of all ages and levels can showcase their skills at jump stations across the plaza.

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Living Legacy: Double Dutch’s Impact on the Arts and NYC

Discussion

Organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Panelists Rokafella and Mikki Shepard
Moderated by Kaisha Johnson

Saturday, July 29

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn about the influence of Double Dutch on the arts and the city of New York at this enlightening discussion.

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Saturday, July 29

David Rubenstein Atrium

A film depicting Double Dutch through the eyes of passionate, young New Yorkers as they traverse the sport.

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Double Dutch: Something to Call Our Own

organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Post-film talk-back with panelists Marlene Cruz (DD Tigers), Delores Finlayson (Fantastic Four), Brenda Morgan (Jumpin Joints), and Zenobia White (Double Dutch Dynamos)

Moderated by Mikki Shepard, Former Executive Producer, The Apollo Theater

Saturday, July 29

David Rubenstein Atrium

Stay after the film for a dynamic dialogue with The Fantastic Four, the pioneering team featured in Pick Up Your Feet.

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Sunday, July 30

Josie Robertson Plaza

Teams from across the country showcase their speed, skill, and artistry as they vie for the championship in this official competition.

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Something for the People

Concert

Momma's Hip Hop Kitchen

Dynamic Diplomats of Double Dutch

Natasha Diggs

Sunday, July 30

Damrosch Park

An exuberant finale from Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen, a socially conscious collective dedicated to empowering women through hip-hop.

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