Trisha Brown Dance Company, "In Plain Site" at Wagner Park, River To River 2015. Photo credit: Darial Sneed.

2019 Press Releases:

Full announcement of LMCC's Extended Life Dance Development residency program in New York Times, January 20, 2019

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Awards Extended Life Dance Development Artist Residencies (PDF)

2018 Press Releases:


LMCC in the news: 


"From the attacks on 9/11 to the devastating fallout of the 2008 economic crisis...Lower Manhattan has been at the epicenter of some of the city’s and nation’s most historic moments. Throughout these events, the LMCC has persisted and...played a pivotal role in helping the neighborhood transition into the vibrant and diverse neighborhood it is today..."—6sqft

“LMCC has committed to bringing opportunities to artists in multiple ways...The Downtown Dinner was a critical reminder of the cultural vibrancy that is cultivated and invested in, as well as the absolutely essential part that the LMCC continues to play.” —Glass Magazine

"Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s free festival [River To River] reliably offers a burst of the most interesting dance performances of the summer, in fun settings.”—The New Yorker

"From City Hall Park to the Financial District to South Street Seaport to Governors Island...Lower Manhattan Cultural Council deploys some of our most interesting dance artists...Consider taking a week of vacation days so you can wallow in all this talent.” —Village Voice

“Every year, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) turns downtown and Governors Island into its stage, gallery and experimental studio, as performers and artists bring ambitious works to the iconic setting.”—AM New York

“As reliable as the tide but considerably less predictable, a deep dive into the sheer volume of events scheduled for Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s River to River Festival will leave your head swimming with ways to soak in this annual genre-blurring, boundary-bursting celebration of dance, music, theater, and visual art.”—Downtown Express


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