First Dance.... Or is it!!? Bottle Dancers are crashing the wedding - An unexpected surprise
Most of the guests at Adam's wedding at Congregation Shaarey Israel in Suffern, New York on November 17th, 2019 were confused and embarrassed when a man dressed into Jewish Orthodox outfit suddenly stopped the first dance saying: "I am sorry! Where is the baby? Where is the Prince? Iím so sorry!", then he apologized to the Newlyweds: "Sorry, Keep dancing!". A few minutes later he recognized the Groom: "Hi Adam, Congratulations! beautiful wife!". Later he called Moshe and David asking them to help him with the Bottle Dance. Soon everybody realized that this is a part of entertainment.
On Sunday, January 22, 2023 four dancers performed during wedding in Teaneck, New Jersey. This Jewish wedding would not be complete without the Hora. After their Bottle Dance routine, dancers invited other guests to join them for the traditional chair dance.
On Sunday, September 1st, 2019 four male Bottle dancers performed during private event at the LA CANTERA RESORT AND SPA in San Antonio, Texas. Exact address of the venue: La Cantera Resort & Spa, 16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256. Cast of the troupe included Alexander Rudoy, Serhiy Tsyganok, Vladimir Nikitin, and Konstantin Tulinov.
On Saturday, July 20th, 2019 Bottle Dancers USA performed at the 100th year Anniversary party of the International Society in Howell, Michigan. Exact address of the venue: 4925 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, MI 48843. Program of performance included Russian, Gypsy, Cossack, Jewish, Tatar, Ukrainian, and Moldavian dances. Cast: Max Al-Names, Konstantin Tulinov, Serhiy Tsyganok.
01-05-2019. Bar Mitzvah in New York City, Ascent Lounge NYC
On January 5th, 2019 four male dancers performed during glamorous Bar Mitzvah party in New York City. Exact address of the venue: Ascent Lounge NYC, 10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019. "Bottle Dancers USA" is a traditional Jewish dance show based in Brooklyn, New York. On the photo below Bottle Dancers with the Guest Of Honor and his mother.
Bottle dancers at the Ascent Lounge New York City
11-28-2018. Sheepshead Bay Library, Brooklyn, NY
On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 dancers performed a public concert (starting arounf 5:30 pm) at the Sheepshead Bay Public Library in Brooklyn, New York. Exact address: Sheepshead Bay Brach Brooklyn Public Library, 2636 East 14th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11235. Dancers presented Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, Jewish and Gypsy Roma traditional dancing. On the photo below dancers Alexander Rudoy, Serhiy Tsyganok, Vladimir Nikitin.
10-17-18. Seiger Simcha at the Renaissance Ballroom, Borough Park, Brooklyn
On Wednesday, October 17th , 2018 around 9pm company performed a program of Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Gypsy and Jewish dances during Seiger Simcha at the Renaissance Ballroom, 5902 14th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219. Cast of performers: Mikhail Smirnov, Alexander Rudoy, Konstantin Tulinov, Vladimir Nikitin, and Serhiy Tsyganok.
10-13-2018. Freeport High School, Freeport, Long Island
On Saturday, October 13, 2018 five Bottle Dancers performed at the concert hall of the Freeport High School, 50 South Brookside Avenue, Freeport, New York 11520. The concert was sponsored by Freeport Community Concert Association (FCCA).
3 min video, stage performance, Freeport, Long Island
04-07-18. Anniversary Party at the James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
On Saturday, April 7th, 2018 around 7:30pm four dancers performed during Elena and Arkadiy's anniversary party at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Exact address of the venue: James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901. All guests were invited to participate in the big Jewish Round Dance Finale.
01-30-18. Fundraiser Event at the Ohel David and Shlomo in Brooklyn, NY
On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 three Bottle Dancers performed at the Ohel David and Shlomo in Brooklyn, New York. The program included the Jewish Entrance Dance, Bottle Dance, Cossack dance with acrobatic tricks, and fast Hora dance where dancers invited all guests to join them. Dancers showed up as a surprise. The event was a fundraiser for Mishpacha Orphanage in Odessa, Ukraine. Exact address of the venue: Ohel David and Shlomo, 710 Shore Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11235.
12-13-2017. Southern Highlands Preparatory School, Las Vegas, Nevada
On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 2pm company performed 45 min school assembly at the Southern Highlands Preparatory School in Las Vegas, Nevada. The team provided Russian, Jewish, Cossack, and Ukrainian dances, music, and songs. Performers: Serhiy Tsyganok (dancer), Elina Karokhina (dancer/musician), Mikhail Smirnov (musician/singer). Exact address of the school: 11500 Southern Highlands Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89141.
On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 two Bottle dancers performed during Heritage Festival organized by St Mary's Assumption Eastern Rite Church. Program of the show included "Bottle Dance", "Mazal Tov" wedding dance, "Hora" Jewish round dance, "Hava Nagila", "Fiddler On The Roof" Medley, and other selections. Exact address of the venue: 2807 Mountain Road, Joppa, MD 21085.
09-24-2016. Hanover Manor, East Hanover, New Jersey
Bottle dancers provided 15 min performance with one male dancer and two musicians on Saturday, September 24th, 2016 during the New Jersey Heritage Festival Ball at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover, New Jersey. Performance included the "Bottle Dance", "Hora", "Candle dance" and "Fiddler on The Roof Balalaika Medley".
06-28-2016. JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City
Bottle Dancers USA - 4 dancers - Alexander Rudoy, Petr Tikhonov, Ilia Pankratov, Aliaksandr Anatska and Klezmer Trio (Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Sergei Gurbeloshvili) performed one hour concert on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Marlene Meyerson JCC in Manhattan, exact address: JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, New York.
09-17-2015. Chabad Lubavitch of the Hamptons, Sagaponack, New York
On Sunday, August 9th, 2015 four Bottle dancers performed during 5th Annual Twilight Reception to Benefit Chabad Lubavitch of the Hamptons. This amazing Chabad Fundraiser Event took place at the Private Hampton Estate located at 190 Hedges Lane, Sagaponack, New York.
03-15-2014. Restaurant Tatiana, Brooklyn, New York
On Saturday, March 15th, 2014 around 9pm four Bottle Dancers performed during birthday party at beautiful golden hall of Tatiana Restaurant in Brooklyn. Exact address: 3152 Brighton 6th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11235. 7 min video from that party was recorded by Mikhail Smirnov.
On Sunday, May 25th, 2014 Bottle Dancers performed at one of the largest festivals in Erie County, Pennsylvania that was taking place on grounds of Church of the Nativity Community Center. Exact address: 109 German Street, Erie, PA. Dancers: Stefan Kuziw, Alisher Rahmanov, Alex Anatska, Andrei Kisselev.
09-15-2013. Wedding at Riviera Caterers, Brooklyn, New York
NYC Bottle Dancers (Alexander Rudoy, Petr Tikhonov, Ilia Pankratov, Aliaksandr Anatska) performed at elegant and versatile wedding venue The Riviera Caterers Brooklyn, 2780 Stillwell Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. 20 min video was recorded by Mikhail Smirnov
08-25-2013. Temple Israel of Great Neck, Great Neck, New York (Long Island)
On Sunday, August 25, 2013, 9:45pm four Bottle dancers at the Temple Israel of Great Neck, 108 Old Mill Road, Great Neck, New York 11023. Dancers cast: Alexander Rudoy, Petr Tikhonov, Ilia Pankratov, Aliaksandr Anatska. Video recorded by Mikhail Smirnov.
On the last day of 2012 (Monday, December 31st, 2012, 10pm-1am) Russian bass Vladimir Loginov, soprano singer Irina Petrik, Russian DJ Mikhail Smirnov, dancers Vitaly Verterich and Olga Chpitalnaia performed Russian, Ukrainian, Cossack and Jewish dances at the iconic New York's restaurant Russian Tea Room NYC, 150 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019.
03-22-2012. Lubavitch Center for Russian Jewry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
On Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 two musicians and six Bottle dancers performed during Lubavitch Center for Russian Jewry at the Buck Hotel, 1200 Buck Road, Feasterville, PA 19053. Cast: Aliaksandr Anatska, Andrei Kisselev, Boulat Moukhametov, Ilia Pankratov, Andrei Ivanov, Alexander Rudoy.
11-06-2011. Woodbury Jewish Center, Woodbury, New York (Long Island, Nassau County)
On Sunday, November 6th, 2011 six Bottle dancers performed during private event at the Woodbury Jewish Center in Woodbury, NY. Exact address of the venue: Woodbury Jewish Center, 200 South Woods Road, Woodbury, NY 11797.
08-26-2007. 125th anniversary of the Alliance Colony, the first Jewish farming community in the U.S
On Sunday, August 26, 2007 four members of the Brooklyn-based Bottle Dancers U.S.A. performed traditional Jewish dances during 125th anniversary of the Alliance Colony, the first Jewish farming community in the U.S., held on the grounds of the Alliance Cemetery in Norma (Cemetery in Pittsgrove Township, New Jersey), Exact Address: 970 Gershal Ave, Norma, NJ 08347.
07-24-2007. Russian Jewish wedding at the restaurant Rasputin in Brooklyn
On Sunday, June 24, 2007 four Bottle Dancers presented a show during Russian-Jewish-American wedding at the megalithic Russian-themed banquet, club, cabaret, restaurant, and dance hall Rasputin, 2670 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11235.
06-12-2007. Jewish International Connection Gala in Manhattan
On Tuesday, June 12th, 2007 four male dancers performed in Manhattan during Jewish International Connection Gala "Passport to the World". The event took place at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street, New York, NY. After the show dancers invited audience to join them. The guests loved the idea and some of them even made an attempt to beat the dancers in their art. One of the videos from that event had over 822,970 views as of March 2020.
"Hava Nagila" (over 800,000 views on YouTube since October 2007)
April 2006, Stage performance at the theatre Millenium on Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY
4 min video from stage performance of Bottle Dancers at the grand, 1,400-person capacity Millennium Theatre, the hotspot for touring Russian pop acts, as well as Russian theater and comedy troupes. The show took place during Brooklyn Festival of Jewish Music And Humor in April 2006.
On Saturday, September 19, 2015 dancers performed at the Graham Auditorium of the Washington State College in Marietta, Ohio. Ensemble presented a mix of Jewish, Russian, Gypsy Roma, Ukrainian, Cossack dances. Exact address: Washington State Community College, 710 Colegate Dr, Marietta, OH 45750.
08-22-2015, Fort Harrison Hotel, Clearwater, Florida
On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 dancers performed during special event at the The Crystal Ballroom of the Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida. Exact address: Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, 210 South Fort Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756.
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