(UNION, NJ) -- Carolyn Dorfman Dance (CDD), a premiere modern dance company based in New Jersey and New York City, celebrates a landmark 40 years of bold and powerful dance with their 2022-23 Season. The highlights for this year include a performance with jazz great Regina Carter at NJPAC’s TD James Moody Jazz Festival in November, a full company performance at the Lyceum Art Center in Burlington, a shared appearance with New Jersey Ballet at Fairleigh Dickinson’s WAMFest, and a thrilling Dance on Exhibition at the Morris Museum/Bickford Theater in April, which also includes its annual Gala Benefit.
It’s logical to describe the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s annual Spotlight Gala with a look at its acts — a mixture of past, present and future performers (all with strong New Jersey ties) who illustrate the importance of the state’s premier cultural institution. Any time you close a show with George Clinton, the Godfather of Funk, well … you had to be there.
The physical limitations of the current Episcopal House at 31 Mulberry Street in Newark have been apparent for many years. While we appreciated the central Newark location, Bishops Croneberger, Beckwith, and I also recognized that the building itself presents challenges in adequately supporting the ministry of our staff, congregations and diocesan organizations.
NEWARK, NJ — In an ongoing effort to bring the community together and to encourage the public to participate in the movement to ensure civil rights for all, on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., NJPAC will present a virtual workshop, “Archeology of the Self With Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz: Sustaining Racial Literacy in the Arts.” This virtual professional development live cast workshop will inspire, educate and reinvigorate one’s teaching strategies. Sharon Stroye, of Rutgers University–Newark, will facilitate this racial healing circle.
Facing backlash over a plan to demolish a Newark landmark that played a role in black history, NJPAC revealed a modified redevelopment plan that would preserve a significant portion of the building at 24 Rector Street, including the street-facing facade and a well-known mural. The concession to save a street-facing...
Stephen Colbert will host a tribute to actor Daniel Craig, Oct. 28 at NJPAC in Newark, as part of this year’s Montclair Film Festival. According to a press release, “The pair will sit down for an unforgettable evening of conversation celebrating Mr. Craig’s extraordinary career as one of the cinema’s most distinguished actors.”
NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s arts education programs bring a distinctive approach to arts education, connecting students K-12 with well-experienced teaching artists. NJPAC’s students enjoy the state-of-the-art performance space for innovative, diverse performance and engagement for students and teachers. Through jazz, hip-hop, acting, poetry and more, NJPAC provides its instructors with strategies for integrating creative practices into each class.
(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Arts Education programs bring a unique approach to arts education, connecting students K-12 with their well-experienced teaching artists. NJPAC’s students enjoy the state-of-the-art performance space for innovative, diverse performance and engagement for students and teachers. Through Jazz, Hip Hop, Acting, Poetry, and more, NJPAC provides its instructors with strategies for integrating creative practices into each class.
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Every summer for twenty-five years New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has celebrated summer with its annual summer concert series known as Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City. NJPAC presents FREE; world-class performances merged with culture and the arts on the NJPAC campus for the entire community to come together to dance, listen, eat, and meet new friends.