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New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble Receives Summit Area Public Foundation Grant to Support INKUBATE Dance Festival

originally published: 07/12/2018

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble Receives Summit Area Public Foundation Grant to Support INKUBATE Dance Festival

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE) has received a grant from Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) to support INKUBATE® Dance Festival, in collaboration with neighboring Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, NJ.

NJDTE collaborates for the fourth consecutive summer with Reeves-Reed Arboretum to present a series of three performances of INKUBATE® Dance Festival, a site-specific dance series in the gardens of the Arboretum curated by NJDTE Artistic Director & NJSCA Fellow, Nancy Turano.

The second performance of INKUBATE® Dance Installation on July 11 featured a work by Princess Grace award-winning choreographer, Loni Landon, in collaboration with sixteen dancers from Canada, Israel and U.S. from NJDTE's MIP2® contemporary dance program in NYC. Landon transformed the Reeves-Reed Arboretum gardens into a one large playground for structured, dance improvisation. “It is our goal to make Summit a dance destination in New Jersey,” says Turano.

Since 2015, NJDTE has provided Artist-in-Residency® choreographic residencies for contemporary dance artists at their NJDTE studios in downtown Summit. Turano invites contemporary choreographers and provides space for them, with AiR® Residencies, which enables artists to grow their ideas into a body of work. These curated residencies culminate in further exploration through INKUBATE® outdoor performances at the nearby Reeves-Reed Arboretum.

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble celebrates 49 years of excellence as a pre-professional training school and performing company under the Artistic Direction of Nancy Turano in Summit, NJ. NJDTE provides excellence in dance training ages 3-23 and access to master artists and choreographers as role models, providing a network and mentorship for its dancers to succeed as performing artists in higher education and as successful professionals in the field. NJDTE’s advanced programs MIP® & MIP2® for dancers ages 15-23 in NYC, were named Top 10 International contemporary programs in 2017 & 2018. The Ensemble presents new works and space to innovative artists-in-residence with its AiR® Program, and produces INKUBATE®, site specific performance festival now in its 4th year.  

 New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble Receives Summit Area Public Foundation Grant to Support INKUBATE Dance Festival

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Friday, Nov 16, 2018


MUSIC

THE MERCURY BROTHERS @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

Heather Maloney with Izzy Heltai @ Hopewell Theater, Hopewell - 8:00pm

Shockenaw Mountain Boys at the Minstrel @ Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, Morristown - 7:30pm

Cecile McLorin Salvant: Ogresse @ The Chase Room @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 7:30pm

Renaissance @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 8:00pm

James Day & The Fish Fry @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm







THEATRE

Annie @ Broad Street United Methodist Church, Burlington - 8:00pm

An Actor's Carol @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 7:30pm

Annie @ Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park - 8:00pm

Apples In Winter @ Centenary Stage Company - Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, Hackettstown - 8:00pm

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 8:00pm

Billy Bishop Goes to War @ Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, Morristown - 8:00pm

Kiss Me Kate @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 8:00pm

Phoenix Productions Presents: The Hunchback of Notre Dame @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

Enchanted April @ The Summit Playhouse, Summit - 8:00pm

Heathers, The Musical High School Edition @ Pebble Players, Oakes Center, Summit - 7:30pm

Spring Awakening: The Rock Musical @ Black Box PAC, Teaneck - 8:00pm

Into the Woods @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 8:00pm

The Drowsy Chaperone @ Lauren K. Woods Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 8:00pm


COMEDY

Ladies Let Loose Stand-Up Comedy @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 8:00pm

WHOOPI GOLDBERG @ State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick - 8:00pm


KIDS

ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA JR. @ Ridgewood Ave School Theater, Glen Ridge - 7:00pm

Nugget & Fang @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 10:30am and 12:30pm

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