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(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Jersey City Theatre Center (JCTC) brings two leading New Jersey dance companies together on Sunday, November 18 at 4:00pm, for an “Up Close & Personal” afternoon of unique and engaging performances at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. In a rare double-bill, the historic, restored venue hosts JCTC Dance: Carolyn Dorfman Dance and Hillary-Marie’s Sole Music Collective. This exclusive pairing features two award winning and internationally acclaimed artists – Carolyn Dorfman, artistic director of Carolyn Dorfman Dance, New Jersey’s premiere modern dance company and Hillary-Marie, a world-renowned tap dance artist and founder of Jersey Tap Fest.... READ ON

(HIGHLAND PARK, NJ) -- 10 Hairy Legs will provide the Dance to Learn program to all second grade students at iPrep Academy and George Washington School #1 in Elizabeth, NJ in Fall 2018. The Creative Movement Residency includes 14 consecutive weekly classes during the school day taught to 100 students by 10 Hairy Legs Teaching Artist Shawn Brush. Brush works actively as a professional dancer as well as a Teaching Artist. Brush graduated Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University earning BFA’s in Dance. The professional company will perform at Jerome Dunn Academy on Thursday, December ­­20 at 9:30am with students participating in the program. The performance is free and open to the community.... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a Nutcracker Weekend two very different takes on the classic production.  The weekend begins with the Hip Hop Nutcracker on December 14 at 8:00pm and closes with The Nutcracker: National Ballet Theatre of Odessa on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.  Each year, The Nutcracker brings family and friends together for an annual tradition in celebrating the magic of the holiday season.... READ ON

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Paramount Theatre Presents The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, celebrates its 5th year anniversary and hits the road this holiday season at Asbury Park’s Paramount Theatre on Thursday, December 13th at 7:30pm.... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, N) -- Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) brings Cocktail Hour: The Show, by New York City-based company Ballets with a Twist, to White Eagle Hall (337 Newark Avenue) on Sunday, December 16 at 6:00pm. The Mai Tai, Martini, Manhattan and more come to life in this electrifying cabaret-style engagement, which features live music performed by the company’s own B-Twist Orchestra, an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians. Cocktails, mocktails, beer and wine will be available for purchase in the theater throughout the evening.... READ ON

(UNION, NJ) -- Carolyn Dorfman Dance, a premiere modern dance company based in New Jersey and New York City, will celebrate a remarkable 36 years of bold and powerful dancing making and performance with their 2018-19 Season. The highlights this year include a performance at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City in November, an appearance at the Dance Union Festival in Rahway in early February, and the company’s annual appearance at NJPAC in April.... READ ON

Mark Roxey’s been thrown in a garbage can, part of street dance gangs (who knew those were really real?!) and spends a whole lot of time in the boxing gym. He is also the founder and director of the Roxey Ballet Company, associate director of The Mill Ballet School, and has had a distinguished career with numerous American dance companies, including The Joffrey Ballet. You have to hear Mark’s story in our latest artist profile.... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Nai-Ni Chen opened her 2019 season with a theme of collaboration and outreach, especially with other diverse, immigrant women choreographers from all over the world.  On October 22, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will conduct a weeklong residency and choreographic exchange with Germany's HannahMaDance headed by Luxembourg/Trier based choreographer Hannah Ma.  ... READ ON

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Kicking off its 25th season, Roxey Ballet stages its dance adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" from October 19-28. Roxey Ballet's "Dracula" interprets Stoker's famed horror story through a complete sensory experience of movement, music and spoken word with pyrotechnic, sound and lighting effects. Showcasing Roxey Ballet’s professional dancers, the performances take place in Roxey Ballet’s intimate Canal Studio Theater.... READ ON

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- The New Jersey Ballet returns to Centenary Stage Company for a two performances on November 3 and November 4 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. On Saturday, November 3 at 8:00pm, the New Jersey Ballet presents Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth. Then on Sunday, November 4 at 2:00pm, the New Jersey Ballet returns to present the classic ballet Sleeping Beauty.... READ ON

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