RVCC to Present Virtual Dance Concert Featuring Student, Faculty Dance Films
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Raritan Valley Community College will present the “RVCC DanceWorks Virtual Concert,” an evening highlighting new student and faculty dance films from the Fall 2020 Semester, January 29 at 7:00pm. The event will be broadcast on the RVCC Dance YouTube Channel.
10 Hairy Legs Dissolves Due To Covid-19
(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ) -- The male dance troupe 10 Hairy Legs legally dissolved on December 31, 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company has been on hiatus since April 1, 2020 when all current and future engagements were cancelled.
A Very Jersey City Christmas — Nimbus Dance's "Jersey City Nutcracker: The Movie"
Some things are certain each holiday season: sugar cookies, last-minute shopping, Andy Williams’ Christmas songs, and countless performances of “The Nutcracker” ballet all over the globe.
But, as far as we know, Nimbus Dance in Jersey City puts on the only “Nutcracker” set in New Jersey’s second largest city — complete with dozens of local children and Garden State-centric characters that include the Statue of Liberty, a corrupt politician, and a creature known as Mama Cannoli.
Alone/Together - A Virtual Collaboration From Across The Atlantic
Over the past two months, two choreographers and 15 dancers have reached across the Atlantic Ocean to create a short work, “Alone/Together,” which premiered online July 15. This virtual collaboration has come about because the coronavirus brought the world to a stop, battering the economy, forcing a time of isolation and physical distancing, and for many, a loss of work.
Meet New Jersey’s Arts Leaders: A Conversation with Samuel Pott, Founding Artistic Director, Nimbus Dance
Through his company Nimbus Dance, Samuel Pott choreographs new work, such as the recent premiere of “Falling Sky” at NJPAC, and provides dance education to 4,000 students in Jersey City. As the founder and artistic director of Nimbus, Pott has also choreographed a bold new move: the creation of a permanent home for the company at The Lively in Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District. Located on the ground floors of a new luxury apartment complex, the Nimbus Arts Center at The Lively includes studio and rehearsal space, a 150-seat theater, and administrative offices. The center will also house new partnerships focusing on arts education and the visual arts with St. Peter’s University and Pro Arts Jersey City.
REVIEW: The Tap Pack at MPAC
Who knew, that back in my childhood days when my parents signed me up for tap dance lessons with Henry LeTang and Phil Black, that I would have a lifelong obsession with tap?
So when I heard that Australia’s The Tap Pack was coming to the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, NJ, I knew I had to secure a seat – and only because they are tap dancers. I’ve never heard of them previous to seeing their sizzle reel on YouTube.
Rowan Presents "Groove" Dance Show
Paule Turner sees different sides of South Jersey when he looks out the window each morning on his way to work.
For more than two decades, he’s taken a combination of trains and buses — and lately Lyfts — from his home in Philadelphia to the suburban borough of Glassboro, where he’s a dance professor at Rowan University. Along the way, he passes through the urban landscape of Camden.