Returning to Lincoln Center after a series of sold-out, tour de force performances in last summer’s Restart Stages, the BAAND Together Dance Festival joins Summer for the City. Five of NYC’s most iconic dance companies—Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem—share the spotlight and an outdoor stage with dancers and pieces from across the companies featured each night. From August 9–13, audiences will be delighted by new works and repertory favorites, with each unique and exciting evening of programming curated collaboratively by the artistic directors of the five companies. In the afternoons, each organization will also bring its unique teaching style to the Lincoln Center campus with daily Education Workshops, appropriate for all ages! The Festival is made possible by CHANEL.

General Admission

All performances and dance workshops are FREE with General Admission, first-come, first-served. Just show up; tickets not required! Learn more »

Advance Reservation

Or, get priority access by booking in advance on the Monday before the event at noon. This option is available for all five programs at Damrosch Park. Learn more »

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CHANEL and Dance

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Health and safety

Lincoln Center is committed to enhancing the safety of our visitors, performers, and employees. Please see health guidelines for indoor and outdoor events before your visit. Learn more »


Our approach to accessibility mirrors our commitment to transform performing arts spaces to be more inclusive of our audiences’ identities and access needs by design, not as an afterthought or add-on. Learn more »

About Summer for the City

We’re thrilled to be coming together with our resident organizations and community partners to present hundreds of outdoor and indoor public events—all for FREE or Choose-What-You-Pay. Learn more »

Plan your visit

Before visiting us this summer, please take the time to read about the health and safety policy, ticketing, accessibility, and more. Click here »

Full Summer for the City calendar

Check out hundreds of outdoor and indoor events and performances for all ages, including music, dance, theater, film, art, education, and civic activations. View full calendar »

Made possible by

Major support provided by the Thompson Family Foundation



The BAAND Together Dance Festival is proud to be part of Summer for the City

Major support provided by Jody and John Arnhold, Arnhold Dance Innovation Fund

Additional support provided by the Harkness Foundation for Dance

Endowment support is provided by the Blavatnik Family Foundation Fund for Dance

Community programming at Damrosch Park is made possible by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)