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(NEW YORK, NY) -- Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of CrossCurrent June 22-24 at the Martha Graham Studio Theater in New York City. CrossCurrent is a collection of new works created on Nai-Ni's journey as an immigrant artist.  Choreographer/Dancer Nai-Ni Chen is an artist whose work defies categorization, as she is continually working on new ideas from influences around the world. ... READ ON

(TRENTON, NJ) -- For its annual spring ballet, Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, presented Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty, one of the most beloved story ballets of all time. This year marked the school’s 60th anniversary production of the ballet, an occasion made extra-special when Kaila Jones became the school’s first African American student to dance the lead of Aurora, one of the most cherished and challenging roles for ballerinas. The performance was presented on May 20 at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton.... READ ON

You might know Mill Ballet School as the 'serious' dance school. Mill Ballet, tucked away in the Delaware River Town of Lambertville, was founded in 1995. In 22 years, it has lifted the bar with its cutting edge approach to dance education and high-quality artist development.... READ ON

Spotlight Central takes a look at a double bill of dance from the Atlantic City Ballet at the Strand Theater in Lakewood.... READ ON

The national tour of the Irish dance spectacular, Rhythm in the Night, made a stop at Toms River, NJ’s Grunin Center of the Arts on Friday, March 24, 2017. Led by Justin Boros, former lead dancer in Michael Flatley’s world-famous Lord of the Dance Irish dance production, Rhythm in the Night features an accomplished cast of 20 of the world’s most skilled Irish dancers. They bring an inspiring story of love and salvation to life and transport their audiences to another time and place.... READ ON

There are some big changes underway for Atlantic City Ballet’s 34th season, including a new home in Atlantic City, some touring projects and special ticket prices for their neighbors. On top of that, this week they are offering a fun performance of two ballets entitled “Caught Up in the Swing” and “Papa & Sinatra: Their Way.”... READ ON

A taste of China, right here in New Jersey. The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company brings the sights and sounds of China’s Spring Festival to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark with “The Year of the Rooster.” Featuring dancing lions and beautiful Chinese music and costumes, the show offers an immersive cultural experience. Join Jesse and Dave at rehearsal to find out more from the dancers and acrobats about this vibrant production celebrating the Spring Festival.... READ ON

At the corner of Clifton Ave. and 4th Ave. in Lakewood, NJ, on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, a variety of spooky vampires, ghouls, and other-worldly beings make their way alongside everyday humans into the inviting Strand Theater to see this year’s edition of The Atlantic City Ballet’s production of Dracula.... READ ON

Since 2006, Atlantic City Ballet‘s “Dracula” has been mesmerizing audiences with its spellbinding choreography, beautiful costumes and captivating music. Get ready for some seasonal fun as Jesse and Dave take you into the rehearsal room to talk to the dancers and choreographer about this spooky show, sure to get you into the Halloween spirit!... READ ON

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, The Atlantic City Ballet presented their version of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty at the historic Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ. Featuring mesmerizing choreography by Phyllis Papa, the gifted members of the ACB transported an enthralled audience of all ages to another world — a world of magnificent music, magic, and movement.... READ ON

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