Creative Performances’ mission is to provide an opportunity for dancers of all genres to help them showcase their work in New York City.  In addition, Creative Performances seeks to create further appreciation by developing projects to explore relationships between dance and other art forms.  And aims to foster appreciation through interdisciplinary dance projects that address important topics, including the betterment of society. 

Creative Performances started as a sole-proprietary company registered in NYC on January 28, 2015, to help Sangeeta Yesley produce and create new projects supporting the emerging and established dancers and artists by providing opportunity to showcase their work and help them progress in their creative career.

In November 2021, Sangeeta incorporated the organization under the name of ‘Artistic Performances Inc.’, as a not-for-profit corporation in NY State.

‘Artistic Performances’ is Doing Business As ‘Creative Performances’.  Artistic Performances Inc.  EIN No: 92-0792027 and is 501(C)3 approved.

Donations made to Creative Performances is fully tax-deductible

The current fundraising campaign for the new project “Our Bodies – A protest in Dance” is launches on Fractured Atlas platform and is fiscally sponsored by FA.  Donation in support of this project will be tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. 

Creative Performances projects are:

NYC Drawing The Dance Workshop – drawing workshop bringing dancers and artists closer together. A total of 6 to 7 workshops are held every year with a culminating ART SHOW in December where artworks displayed that were created in the workshop during the year. 
Dixon Connect (MAX4) – a networking event for all creatives to come together and share, collaborate and have a conversation.
Dance Photography Workshop – Bringing together and creating art with dancers/choreographers and photographers. 
StylePointe – Fashion and Dance hybrid event in September during New York Fashion Week since 2015 until 2021.
‘Dancing Art’ – a project curated and produced during the Pandemic in 2020. 

Sangeeta is a dance curator at Dixon Place located at 161A Chrystie Street, NY 10002, since 2016. She curates the following: 

  • Fast Forward – for longer choreographs of 25 – 35 minutes (8 shows a year)
  • 8 In Show – for shorter choreographs of 5 to 12 minutes (4 shows a year)
  • HOT Dance – One night dance event during HOT Festival in Dixon Place in July.
  • 30-30-30 – A year-end Dance Benefit for Dixon Place Theater on Dec 30th since 2016.
  • Dance Festival “Dance Bloc NYC”  since 2021.