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  • 08/20
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Battery Dance Company Performs and Rings the Opening Bell at the NYSE

This morning, Battery Dance Company had the privilege to perform on the trading floor and ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, in honor of the 2015 Battery Dance Festival.

The dance company was joined by representatives from the Financial District and Sponsors of the Battery Dance Festival. Battery Park City Authority’s President, Shari C. Hyman represented Battery Park City Authority. Other representatives from the Financial District included Con Edison and The Moody’s Foundation. The representative from the Festivals Sponsors included American Express and the Holiday Inn Manhattan.

The Battery Dance Festival continues tonight at Robert F. Wagner Park at 6:30 pm. Tonight will be the festivals final night at Wagner Park, and will include 5 All-American performances.

Tomorrow marks the end of the Battery Dance Festival and the final night of performances will be held at Pace University at 6pm. For more information about scheduling, click here.

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