Dance Organizers (The Movers and Shakers)
While you will not be able to go Swing Dancing every night of the week on the Island, you can go dancing every night if your expand your geographic and dance style horizon. There is a wealth of resources, if you know where to look. Below are a some of the non-profit social dance clubs, university clubs, instructors, dance studios, newsletters, websites and even individual event promoters, that contribute to the local Long Island dance scene. So go take a dance lesson, go to a Dance weekend or venture out to a different city.
Islip Arts Council (Islip Arts)
The Islip Arts Council provides a diverse audience with activities which encompass both presentation and service to the Arts field. Its presentations cover a variety of disciplines ranging from fine classical music to young persons’ programs to avant garde “performance art”. The Council services enable existing and emerging Arts Organizations to gain information and assistance from the Arts Council library and staff in applying for not-for-profit status, funding, computer services, publicity, mailing lists, etc. The Arts Council website publicizes the activities of the various Arts Organizations around the Island.