Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts Presents AXIS Dance Company On February 19th
(GLASSBORO, NJ) -- Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts, home of the Marie Rader Presenting Series, is thrilled to present a one-night-only performance by AXIS Dance Company, one of the nation’s most acclaimed ensembles of disabled and non-disabled performers. Founded in 1987 and based in Oakland, CA, AXIS creates powerful productions that challenge perceptions, and redefine dance and disability. As part of their national tour for 2021-22, AXIS will bring excerpts from re:surge to Rowan University’s Pfleeger Concert Hall Stage on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 8:00pm.
Centenary Stage Company Accepting Registration For Spring 2022 Dance Conservatory; Deadline Is January 24th
(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company will be offering 2 sessions, one six-week and one eight-week, of the Spring 2022 Conservatory of Dance to take place during the 2022 Spring Semester. The first session will run January 24 to March 7, and will feature Ballet I, Ballet II, Contemporary Dance, Modern I, Modern II, and Dance for Theatre. The second will run from March 14 to May 2, and will feature Modern I, Modern II, Tap I, and Tap II. The registration deadline for both classes is January 24.
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces New Artistic Team In Response to the Passing of Nai-Ni Chen
(FORT LEE, NJ) -- Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a rare Asian American women-led dance company, has been mourning the loss of its artistic leader Nai-Ni Chen for the past week. Ms. Chen is an embodiment of immigrant Chinese American dance artists who came to America to contribute to the world of dance and has since created a company with deep roots in many aspects of community life. Her sudden passing also leaves a legacy of 30 years of work to create cross-cultural dances that empower the next generation of immigrant artists and honors diverse influences in mainstream American culture.
The Russian Ballet Theatre presents "Swan Lake" at NJPAC on February 13th
(NEWARK, NJ) -- The Russian Ballet Theatre will present a breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Sunday, February 13 at 7:00pm. It is all of the splendor which has mesmerized ballet audiences for over a century, plus a bit more. It delights with new as well as time-honored Russian traditions. Gorgeous detailed hand-painted sets and added choreography accent the production. Radiant costumes following designs originally envisioned by the great theater masters enlighten further.