(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- Experience the magic of Latino culture and dance as Ballet Hispánico, the largest Latine/Latinx/Hispanic cultural organization in the United States, graces the stage at Monmouth University's Center for the Arts at Pollak Theatre on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 8:00pm. Recognized as one of America's Cultural Treasures, Ballet Hispánico is set to captivate audiences with their innovative dance productions that celebrate and explore the rich tapestry of Latino cultures.
(EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- New Jersey's premier Spanish & Flamenco dance company, the critically acclaimed Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at Playhouse 22 in East Brunswick, NJ on Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 2:00pm for a Middlesex County Hispanic Heritage Event with its exciting new production, Zapateo! (Footwork Dialogues with Flamenco, Tap, Mexican Dance).
(RED BANK, NJ) -- Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance – 25th Anniversary Tour comes to the Count Basie Center for the Arts on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:30pm. Flatley's ground-breaking choreography for Riverdance was followed by massive global success with the hit show Lord of the Dance.
They say three is the charm, but this coming season at the New Jersey Ballet it is two that will be the charm, two old dance chestnuts that will be made fresh again.
The New Jersey Ballet, the state's largest dance company, is expanding yet again, this time adding two central New Jersey theaters to its long list of venues at which the company's dancers can entertain people
(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- Monmouth University's Center for the Arts presents Step Afrika on Monday, October 2, 2023 at 6:00pm in the Pollak Theatre. This show introduces audiences to stepping through both a traditional and contemporary lens. Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience.
(METUCHEN, NJ) -- Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre presents a "Summerfest" Gala Fundraiser on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at Lola's Latin Bistro in Metuchen. Join them for an afternoon/evening of delicious food, sangria and entertainment. The event runs from 4:00pm to 8:30pm.
How did you spend the spring? Pamela Tatge, the executive director of the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Company, in Beckett, Massachusetts, where thousands of New Jerseyans go each summer on vacation, spent it in Taiwan.
In addition to the jam-packed schedule of summer camp sessions and classes at the Perkins Center for the Arts, the Center has added a series of outdoor programs with the World Stage Series: Dance It Out! featuring four shows that highlight international music and dancing, including Afro-Puerto Rican, Cumbia, Middle Eastern and Bollywood styles, two Indie Nights that showcase three contemporary bands each night, and two Irish Music Session Meet and Greets, designed to bring together those in the community who favor traditional Irish music and instruments.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- On Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 7:00pm, the Princeton Festival presents the two-time Grammy Award-Winning Attacca Quartet paired with dancers from the American Repertory Ballet for an Evening of Contemporary Ballet. On the program are ballet excerpts from Circadia, choreographed by Caili Quan to the music of Gabriella Smith’s Carrot Revolution, and Wood Work, choreographed by Ethan Stiefel to Nordic folk tunes arranged by the Danish String Quartet.