RVCC Dance Professor Recognized with Artist Fellowship
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Loretta Di Bianca Fois, Raritan Valley Community College Professor of Dance, is among 96 artists selected for a 2023 Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Professor Fois was chosen from 635 eligible applicants in seven artistic disciplines.
PEAK Performances at Montclair State University presents the U.S. premiere of Ombres Portées
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- PEAK Performances at Montclair State University presents the U.S. premiere of Ombres Portées from Cie L’Oublié(e) March 23-26, 2023. This performance is directed and choreographed by Raphaëlle Boitel with collaboration from light designer Tristan Baudoin and original music by Arthur Bison.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater comes to NJPAC for Mother's Day Weekend
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, America's beloved cultural ambassador to the world, completes its 22-city coast-to-coast North American tour at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) for performances Friday through Sunday, May 12-14, 2023. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey returns to the NJPAC stage for the 24th time with exciting premieres, a powerful new production, and repertory favorites including Alvin Ailey's must-see American masterpiece Revelations. Other NJPAC activities include Ailey Day April 29 (a free community day of dance classes), a Schooltime Performance May 12 for young students, and its annual summer AileyCamp June 26-August 4.
Jersey City Theater Center in Collaboration with the Polish Cultural Institute, NY Presents "Skin Hunger"
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Jersey City Theater Center presents Skin Hunger, dance theatre experience The interactions are full of mystery. The roles of the performers change with the songs and the audience follows them. Beautiful duets, dynamic group scenes, intimate interactions and energetic contacts. Everything is there and invites the audience to the sensual world. Touch makes more sense if it connects. Skin Hunger is an international collaboration between renowned choreographer Joe Alter and Polish artists - a collective formed for the purpose of the performance. This event is co-presented by Jersey City Theater Center in partnership with the Polish Cultural Institute NY.
Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater presents the world-premiere of five dances in April 2023
(DEAL, NJ) -- Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) presents five world premieres with two diverse and dynamic programs, Wanna Dance With Somebody? and Architects of Dance on April 1-2, at Axelrod Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are $36 for adults and $25 for students or $60 for adults, and $40 for students with the purchase of both programs.
PHOTOS from "Carmina Burana" at Atlantic City Ballet
(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- To kick off its Spring season the Atlantic City Ballet performed the premier of Carmina Burana at the Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars on February 24th. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.
Mosaic Dance Theater Company presents "Through Her Eyes: Women of the Near East Through the Ages"
(WAYNE, NJ) -- The award-winning Mosaic Dance Theater Company (MDTC), based in Glen Ridge, NJ, in a co-production with WP Presents! of the Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, celebrates Women’s History Month and women's contributions to world culture by taking you on a journey from ancient to modern times, in Through Her Eyes: Women of the Near East Through the Ages, a joyous multimedia dance experience. The performance is scheduled for Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 7:00pm.