Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces Dancers for "The Bridge" Week Of June 14
(FORT LEE, NJ) -- In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company has established a new dance institute through Zoom, The Bridge. The Institute’s aim is to bring together dancers, choreographers and directors around the world to experience the master teachers of color whose practices are embedded in the community and are focused on advancing the art of dance that transform the personal, environmental and metaphysical spaces.
Skyline Theatre Company’s Broadway Dance Workshop For Teenagers Now Accepting Registrations
Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County’s most established professional theatre company, announces registration is now open for its Broadway Dance Workshop to be held on Monday, July 12 from 1:00pm-5:00pm on Skyline’s stage in Bergen County. The one-day workshop is limited to 12 participants ages 12-18 and will be led by Broadway dancers and choreographers. Registration fee is $105 and additional details can be found on Skyline’s website.
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Returns To Live In-Person Shows In June
(FORT LEE, NJ) -- After going virtual since March 2021 and creating several productions online, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company has announced its return to performing for live audiences in June 2021 in both indoor and outdoor presentations. The Company’s first live audience-facing performance will be presented by the Jamaica Dance Festival outdoors at Rufus King Park. 150-29 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, New York on Saturday, June 12 at 7:30pm. The Jamaica Dance Festival is a program of A Better Jamaica, an advocacy organization for the community.
ReFrame Dance Theatre Presents "Remember Me"
(RAHWAY, NJ) -- ReFrame Dance Theatre (RFDT) will present "Remember Me" - an evening of world premiere dances - as part of Rahway’s Culture Crawl Pop Up Series. Hosted in the Rahway Arts District Park (corner of Irving and Central in Rahway) on June 18-20 at 7:00pm this series will include a post performance Artist Talk Back on Saturday. "Remember Me" includes dances by RFDT Artistic Director Nathan Forster, Bailey Benoot, and Charly Santigado.
Atlantic City Ballet Closes Season With Online Fundraiser June 17th
(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- After a successful virtual season, the Atlantic City Ballet is celebrating with a virtual fundraiser, Aloha AC Ballet. On June 17th, 2021 the ballet will take the virtual stage with MC and local celebrity, Melanie Rice to enjoy a fun evening of ballet performances, special guests and interactive segments.
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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.
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