(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents a Salsa Basics Class online with Elvis Ruiz on Thursday, April 29 at 7:00pm ET. Elvis Ruiz is a dance instructor at Alma Montuno Latin Dance. A minimum donation of $10 allows patrons to participate in the class. Proceeds raised support State Theatre’s Community Engagement programs. To sign up for the class, go to STNJ.org.
Elvis Ruiz from Alma Montuno Latin Dance will teach a 45-minute beginners’ class in Salsa dance via Zoom. Participants will learn basic salsa dance steps and how to combine them in different patterns.
Alma Montuno Latin Dance is a Latin dance studio is based in Dunellen, NJ. The studio offers New York style salsa dance classes to adults of all ages and skill levels in a group setting.
STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY is located at 15 Livingston Ave in New Brunswick, New Jersey. State Theatre was built in 1921 as a silent film and vaudeville palace. Recognizing the historic significance of the theater, PBS honored State Theatre New Jersey by featuring it in its documentary series, Treasures of New Jersey, in the fall of 2018. “Treasures of New Jersey: State Theatre New Jersey” can be streamed at STNJ.org/History. Today, State Theatre is the largest performing arts center in Central New Jersey and has welcomed more than six million people through its doors since reopening as a non-profit performing arts center in 1988. State Theatre New Jersey is a cornerstone of the cultural vitality of Middlesex County, and averages a total economic impact on New Brunswick and the surrounding area of more than $18 million a year. The mainstage programs have featured high-caliber artists such as Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Kevin Hart, Ringo Starr, Melissa Etheridge, John Leguizamo, Harry Connick, Jr., Diana Krall, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Program offerings include Broadway, orchestra, family, dance, comedy, rock/pop, jazz, Performances for Schools, and Sensory-Friendly Performances.
State Theatre New Jersey’s programs are made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.