Fire Island Dance Festival

I had a blast photographing this festival for the second year last weekend. 

For more information, please visit http://www.dradance.org/fidf

Fire Island Dance Festival returned for its 21st edition July 17-19, 2015, with some of the most talked-about world-class dance companies, raising a record-breaking $544,555.

The festival, performed outdoors on the picture-perfect shores of the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines, included the world premieres of five works. Since the festival began in 1995, 51 new works have had their premieres at Fire Island Dance Festival.

"Not for me" Choreography Al Blackstone 

"Not for me" Choreography Al Blackstone 

"Not for me" Choreography Al Blackstone 

"Not for me" Choreography Al Blackstone 

Desmond Richardson working with Clifford Williams 

Desmond Richardson working with Clifford Williams 

"And So It Is" by Dwight Rhoden performed by Clifford Williams 

"And So It Is" by Dwight Rhoden performed by Clifford Williams 

"Rise" by Charlie Williams 

"Rise" by Charlie Williams 

"Untitled"  by Pontus Lidberg performed by Pontus Lidberg and Paulo Arrais 

"Untitled"  by Pontus Lidberg performed by Pontus Lidberg and Paulo Arrais 

"Shaking Duet" performed by Shay Bland and Terrell Spence 

"Shaking Duet" performed by Shay Bland and Terrell Spence 

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Pas de deux from "La Esmeralda" performed by Mary Carmen Catoya and Kleber Rebello

Pas de deux from "La Esmeralda" performed by Mary Carmen Catoya and Kleber Rebello

"Shifting Shadow" by Manuel Vignoulle Dance - M/motions

"Shifting Shadow" by Manuel Vignoulle Dance - M/motions

"Shifting Shadow" performed by Manuel Vignoulle and Isaies Santamaria 

"Shifting Shadow" performed by Manuel Vignoulle and Isaies Santamaria 

"Bud" by Stephen Petronio performed by Alex Biegelson and Nick Sciscione from 10 Hairy Legs

"Bud" by Stephen Petronio performed by Alex Biegelson and Nick Sciscione from 10 Hairy Legs

"Stay" by Joshua Beamish performed by Dimitri Kleioris and Stephanie Williams 

"Stay" by Joshua Beamish performed by Dimitri Kleioris and Stephanie Williams 

"Sombrerisimo" performed by Ballet Hispanico 

"Sombrerisimo" performed by Ballet Hispanico