District 38 City Councilman Carlos Menchaca, Cora Dance Artistic Director Shannon Hummel and dancers from Cora Dan'ce’s pay-what-you-cans school rehearse for the Dirty Dancing Challenge to help Cora Dance raise $50,000 in scholarship support. Photo by  Gaia Squarci.  Click  HERE  to see the dance and that famous lift at the 2019 Prom!

District 38 City Councilman Carlos Menchaca, Cora Dance Artistic Director Shannon Hummel and dancers from Cora Dan'ce’s pay-what-you-cans school rehearse for the Dirty Dancing Challenge to help Cora Dance raise $50,000 in scholarship support. Photo by Gaia Squarci. Click HERE to see the dance and that famous lift at the 2019 Prom!

A little Dirty Dancing goes a long way!

Thanks to our title sponsor, Woofs ‘n Whiskers, gifts from local businesses (see below), a “Dirty Dancing Challenge” by our City Councilman Carlos Menchaca and Artistic Director Shannon Hummel and the generosity of all of YOU…. CORA RAISED $51,726 DURING OUR SPRING SCHOLARSHIP DRIVE! THANK YOU FOR MAKING SURE EVERY CHILD HAS DANCE IN 2019! Images from the 2019 Red Hook Community Prom below by Gaia Squarci. See more of Gaia’s photos and an inspiring article by John Leland in the New York Times about the 2019 Red Hook Community Prom by clicking HERE.


WOOFS ‘N WHISKERS PRESENTS

the 7th annual red Hook community prom

a throwback 70’s, 80’s, 90’s community dance party

SUPPORTING the SCHOLARSHIP & YCP/YOUTH COMPANY PROGRAMS OF CORA DANCE

SATURDAY, June 1, 2019, 7PM - midnight

south brooklyn community high school, 173 conover st in red hook, BROOKLYN

tickets available Here

IT’S BACK!! Cora Dance’s beloved, annual, retro, high-school-prom-themed, kick-ass, 70’s-80’s-90’s dance party: THE RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM, presented by Red Hook’s own WOOFS ‘N WHISKERS Urban Dog & Cat Retreat, Saturday, June 1, 7pm-Midnight in the gym of South Brooklyn Community High School, 173 Conover Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Admission is PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN (Suggested: $125. Minimum: $10) Advance ticket purchase strongly encouraged. Tickets available by clicking HERE. CHILDREN/FAMILIES WELCOME, BUT WE ID AT THE DOOR! ANYONE UNDER 16 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. Proceeds support scholarship tuition assistance and the YCP/Youth Company Programs of Cora’s FREE and PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN dance education programs in Red Hook, Brooklyn. (Can’t come? Donate HERE or by TEXTING "RHPROM" to 44-321 to DONATE!!!

Think back. Wasn’t your high school prom the most magical night of your teenage life? OR... Maybe your prom was a nightmare... crying in the bathroom, a fight with your date, and that dress you thought was, like, so totally awesome? Three other girls wore (and had better shoes.) Whether you want to relive it all or need a total re-do, THE RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM is the place to make it happen! Still don’t believe us? Click HERE and see for yourself! With photo booth by FOBO Studios; an incredible silent auction valued at $30,000; live performances; and throwback 70s, 80s, and 90s hits spun by DJ Robert Lux (recently featured at Lollapalooza and Super Bowl XLVIII official in-stadium Pre-Party), there’s no inhibition on the dance floor at THIS prom, because HOLY PROM QUEEN Y’ALL...the punch is spiked! Come be your best self at THE 2019 RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM!


ABOUT CORA DANCE’S 2019 RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM TITLE SPONSOR

WOOFS ‘N WHISKERS URBAN DOG & CAT RETREAT

The staff and pets of 2019 Red Hook Community Prom Sponsor, Woofs ‘n Whiskers Urban Cat & Dog Retreat, are getting ready for prom! Located in Red Hook at 14 Coles Street, this enthusiastic family of pet care providers sets the standard for excellence in the industry for the care of your furry (and scaley… and feathered…) family members. Cora Dance is so grateful for their incredible generosity! Click HERE to read more about this wonderful community business and to hear from Woofs ‘n Whiskers Owner & President, Danielle Vidals, why she feels so strongly about supporting Cora Dance!

Additional support for the 2019 RHCP: Ample Hills Creamery, Baked, Big Dawg Party Rentals, Court Street Grocers, Dolce, Dry Dock, FOBO Studios, Fort Defiance, Heather White Photography, Hometown BBQ, Maritime Flowers, Other Half Brewing Company, Ovenly, Raaka, Rebecca Shepherd Floral Design, Robert Lox, SaveMor Digital Printing, Sixpoint, Southern Tier, Steve’s Key Lime Pies, Take a Break & I’ll Bake, Van Brunt Stillhouse, Victory Brewing, Wet Whistle Wines, Widow Jane and other local merchants!

TO DONATE TO THE 2019 RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM, Contact Operations & Event manager, Deanna Martinez at dmartinez@coradance.org.