(PRINCETON, NJ) -- McCarter's Berlind Theatre presents the Princeton Dance Festival from December 1-3, 2023. The festival features new and repertory works by nationally and internationally recognized choreographers, performed by more than 50 Princeton dance students.
The program includes choreography by Brian Brooks, Amy Hall Garner, Bill T. Jones staged by Catherine Cabeen, Ishita Mili, Shamel Pitts, and Donna Uchizono. The range of works includes contemporary ballet, Indian/hip hop fusion, and contemporary dance works from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Performances take place December 1 at 8:00pm; December 2 at 2:00pm & 8:00pm; and a Relaxed Performance will be offered on December 3 at 2:00pm.
Tickets & Details: Performances of the Princeton Dance Festival are open to the public and tickets are required. Tickets: $12 in advance of show dates, $17 purchased the day of performances at the box office, and $10 for students (Passport to the Arts eligible for Princeton students). Tickets are available for purchase online.
The Berlind Theatre is an accessible venue with wheelchair and companion seating available. On December 1, the performance will be live captioned. The December 3 show will be a relaxed performance. An assistive listening system is available and headphones can be requested from ushers. Visit our Venues and Studios section for accessibility information at our various locations, including Berlind Theatre. Attendees in need of other access accommodations are invited to contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email LewisCenter@princeton.edu at least one week in advance of the event date.
Relaxed Performances ease typical theater requirements and welcome audience members to be comfortable and to move or vocalize freely, without judgment or inhibition.
You will be attending an evening of contemporary dance featuring six dance works, each approximately 10 minutes long. The dances are created by nationally and internationally recognized choreographers and performed by Princeton University students. The program includes contemporary ballet, Indian/hip hop fusion, and contemporary dance works from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Berlind Theatre is part of the McCarter Theatre Center (91 University Place) in Princeton, New Jersey.
An independent not-for-profit performing arts center located between New York City and Philadelphia—and on the campus of Princeton University—McCarter is a multi-disciplinary creative and intellectual hub offering theater, music, dance, spoken word, and educational programs for all ages that inspires conversations, connections and collaborations in our communities. They lead with their values of justice and joy, and we seek beauty in belonging. Celebrated for developing new work and winner of the 1994 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, world premieres include Christopher Durang's Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Tony, Best Play), Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays, Emily Mann's Having Our Say. Renowned artists who have appeared at McCarter include: Alvin Ailey, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra McDonald, David Sedaris, The Moth, Terence Blanchard, Roseanne Cash, the rock band Lake Street Dive, Shawn Colvin, more. McCarter connects with the community year-round via various community reading event opportunities, digital programming, on-site classes and in-school residencies. McCarter and Princeton University share a long history of unique partnerships and creative collaborations.