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|Dance New Jersey's membership is drawn from the leading dancers, choreographers, dance companies, private dance studios, dance educators, dance students, schools, university programs, presenters, sponsors, and dance enthusiasts throughout the state.
| Art of Motion Art of Motion, Inc.
A non-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to teaching and presenting dance, theatre, vocal music, and literary and visual art projects. AOM welcomes collaborations and site-specific residencies featuring professional and community based artists. Artistic Directors: Lynn Needle and Olivia Galgano
The Performing Arts Center
17 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
|Asbury Park Dance and Yoga
Katie Farhat Larkin is the Executive Director and Owner of Asbury Park Dance and Yoga Inc. She has been teaching childrens’ and adult dance classes in various disciplines and levels for over 10 years, has performed and choreographed professionally, acted as a visiting artist at the university level and continues to pursue a professional career in the dance industry. Katie is a dance marketing professional and worked for the industry's leading magazines and websites for the last 7 years.
703 Mattison Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
The Bachelor of Arts program in theater at Centenary College offers a concentration in dance within a liberal arts curriculum. Our philosophical and practical approach to dance provides our students with a diverse dance education that stimulates the physical, intellectual and spiritual growth of the artist. Classes in dance are open to everyone on campus drawing a wide variety of students from other majors while more advanced classes in dance are also offered. There are many opportunities to get involved in dance at Centenary including musical theater performances, dance concerts, a community dance company, opportunities to choreograph, as well as classes offered every semester in a variety of disciplines. Dance concentration students are also given the unique opportunity to work alongside professionals from the theater and dance world through the Centenary Stage Company, a professional equity theater company located on the campus of Centenary College.
400 Jefferson St.
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
|Center for Modern Dance Education
Founded in 1962 in Hackensack, NJ, the Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE) is a non-profit community arts organization dedicated to making dance available to everybody. In all activities the Center seeks to promote an inclusive vision of the arts through the language of modern dance to include people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, including individuals with disabilities.
84 Euclid Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
|The Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
The Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region. The Theatre is committed to offering world-class entertainment, to reaching out to the community, to delighting the senses, challenging the mind, uplifting the spirit of the community we serve, and to enhancing the economic vitality of the community.
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Box Office: 973.539.8008
Admin. Phone: 973.539.0345
|County College of Morris
The Associate in Fine Arts degree focuses on developing an understanding of the specific arts disciplines of dance, drama or visual arts through the intensive study of technique, history, theory and hands-on approaches in studio work and/or performance. The program will focus on intensive technical training and artistic development, with emphasis on one of three major areas of concentration: dance, drama, or visual arts. JoAnn Staugaard-Jones, Professor of Dance.
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ 07869-2086
|Cranford High School
We, the community of Cranford High School, are striving to acquire and foster the knowledge and responsibility necessary to preserve our diverse democratic society and to choose and enjoy a life of consequence now and in the world of the 21st Century.
201 West End Place
Cranford, NJ 07016
|Dance Innovations Performance Foundation
The Dance Innovations Performance Foundation (a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization) was established in 1999 in order to give back to the community and to those less fortunate. Our mission is to create and maintain a forum for area communities and the public at large so that they may experience the myriad of values evident in the arts through entertainment to educational institutions and community organizations; to provide and enhance performance experiences for the pre-professional and professional performer through different venues; to provide assistance to and collaborate with other dance/entertainment development projects who share our mission; to provide collaborations with professional artists including but not limited to musicians, orchestras, vocalists, etc.; and, most importantly, to raise funds for charitable organizations through performances
3 Townsquare & 13 Roosevelt Avenue
Chatham, NJ 07928
Established August of 1995, our vision was to create a family of students that would receive the personal attention and professional training necessary to become confident and well versed performers in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Theatre Arts. The owner and founder of Dance Theatre Project Mrs. Lisa Cicalese and her staff see their dream realized when students perform in an original play at a professional theatre. Each performer has an important role to support the story line.
2175 Hwy. 35
Sea Girt Crossroads Plaza
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
|Drum and Dance Learning Center
The Drum & Dance Learning Center, LLC was founded by teachers/performers Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Their combined experience and appreciation of music and dance led them first to collaborate on multi-cultural projects, then to form the DDLC with this vision: To provide a welcoming atmosphere that promotes creativity and learning in the percussion and dance arts of many cultures and their corresponding anthropologies.
P.O. Box 264
Bordentown, New Jersey 08505
|Encore Center for Performing Arts
Your child will give you a standing ovation when you become a part of the Arts family at ENCORE.
ENCORE is a discovery space offering the community a place to explore DANCE, VOICE, PIANO, MARTIAL ARTS, INDIAN DANCE, YOGA, MUSIC TOGETHER and more. The teaching artists at ENCORE are excited to share their passion for the arts in a fun, challenging and progress environment. The program at Encore is certain to inspire the artist in your family. Call today to reserve your space in class.
323 Front Street
Dunellen, NJ 08812
|Fort Lee High School
Fort Lee High School is a unique institution which provides a four year comprehensive education to over 1,000 students. Students are offered a wide range of curricular choices with careful attention focused on individual students' abilities.
3000 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
|Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Upper Montclair
The Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Upper Montclair, New Jersey is a Ballroom dance studio close to Verona, Cedar Grove, Montclair, The Caldwells, Clifton, Essex Fells, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Upper Montclair, Totowa, Wayne, Parsippany, The Oranges, Roseland, Hoboken and more. The moment you walk inside a Fred Astaire Dance Studio, you'll quickly realize why we're steps above the rest. We set the standard of excellence in dance instruction. Over 110 studios spread throughout the United States are teaching the "Fred Astaire way." Our studios offer all kinds of dance instruction - from ballroom to salsa to nightclub dancing to competitive dance sport - for all ages and abilities through private, group, and practice lessons.
604 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07043
|The Garden State Dance Festival
The Garden State Dance Festival, a nonprofit community performing arts organization under the direction of Suzy Zucker, provides aspiring dancers with an opportunity to work with local emerging choreographers and the experience of performing with professional dance companies. In addition to presenting an eclectic mix of dance (ballet, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, and musical theater), the Festival is committed to the infusion of cultural diversity in the performing arts.
Garden State Dance Festival
1874 East Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
|Hudson Dance & Movement
Hudson Dance & Movement teaches a comprehensive dance and performance curriculum throughout the year. Each and every child who walks through our door receives exceptional training, freedom of expression and the inspiration to continue their dance education.We provide not only a supportive atmosphere where each student is valued as an individual, but also a formal training center where students build strong dance and performance technique.
80 Hudson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
|The Inner City Ensemble, Inc.
The Inner City Ensemble, Inc. The Inner City Ensemble, Inc., affectionately known as The I.C.E., has been formed to re-establish the dance & theater training and performing entity that was dissolved over two decades ago. The Board-of-Directors is currently working on a five-year plan that will assess how to best serve the City of Paterson, NJ through the Arts and related Community Outreach Projects. I.C.E. is also committed to initiating arts workshops and organizing cultivation events that will provide assistance toward achieving our fundraising goals. The organization's long-term goals include establishing a permanent home for the Organization, where we can offer ongoing quality training for artists-participants of all ages. I.C.E. will also build collaborative outreach projects on a more permanent basis in Paterson, NJ, where the company has had a strong presence and a stellar reputation. We are proud & excited to be Back in Paterson! Learn more about us at www.InnerCityEnsemble.org or friend us at Facebook
|InSpira Performing Arts and Cultural Center
InSpira Performing Arts and Cultural Center is committed to inspiring students and parents through dance and music while providing a unique cultural experience. By instilling self-determination and purpose, InSpira helps individuals prepare for success in all life endeavors. Artistic Director: Kristine Smith
InSpira Performing Arts and Cultural Center
987-D Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
|Madison High School
Madison High School is an outstanding comprehensive high school of 794 students (grades 9-12) that has recently been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best High Schools". The curriculum is designed to meet the needs and abilities of all students with a variety of courses being offered.
170 Ridgedale Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940
|The MarquisElite Group, Inc. (M.E.)
The MarquisElite Group, Inc. (M.E.) is a performing arts non-profit organization specializing in youth empowerment and mentoring programs in underserved communities. The mentoring program provides one of a kind guidance to teenage dancers, musicians, actors, and poets of all backgrounds and expertise levels in school/community based programs.
Center for Modern Dance Education
84 Euclid Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
|Mason Gross School of the Arts/Dance Department
The dance program at Mason Gross School of the Arts fosters excellence in modern dance technique, performance, and creative achievement. An accomplished dance faculty of artist-educators ensures expert instruction in technique, performance, choreography, and theoretical studies. Dance electives and opportunities for independent study allow each student to achieve her or his own particular artistic aspirations. Department Chair: : Paulette Sears.
85 George Street
Douglass Campus of Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
|Millburn High School
Millburn High School, a national Blue Ribbon School, is ranked #1 in New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s 2008 list of the state’s public high schools, and in 2007 earned a Gold Medal as one of the top 100 high schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
|Montclair State University
We offer all the advantages of a large university — a wide range of excellent undergraduate and graduate programs, a diverse faculty and student body — combined with the individual attention of a small college. At the undergraduate and graduate levels, MSU provides close to 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, while remaining accessible and affordable. Our six schools and colleges prepare students to lead productive, rewarding and responsible lives in society and the world.
Montclair State University
Montclair, New Jersey, 07043
|Movement Dance Academy
Movement Dance Academy
17 Lewis Street
Eatontown, NJ 07724
|New Jersey Performing Arts Center
One Center Street, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
|New School of Dance Arts
“Where Dance is for Everyone!” NEW because we offer a variety of techniques and classes. SCHOOL because we are a place for training and instruction. DANCE because we teach the classical techniques of ballet, tap, jazz and contemporary. ARTS because we believe that dance is an art form and not a competitive sport.
16 & 18 Godwin Plaza
644 Godwin Avenue
Midland Park, NJ 07432
|Passaic County Technical – School of Performing Arts/ Dance
Dance is the art of gesture and movement. Dance organizes physical energy and draws upon the power of music, literature, drama and the visual arts. In this program, students will study ballet, Jazz and tap. As students progress through the program, they will refine dance technique and work on the development of both body and mind. In addition to the physical dance, students study nutrition, anatomy dance history, dance composition and choreography. Dance is a balance of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
45 Reinhardt Road
PO Box 60
Wayne, NJ 07470
|Performing Arts Academy at OCVTS
The full-time program at the Performing Arts Academy at Ocean County Vocational Technical School is a comprehensive high school program developed specifically for the young artist-in-training. The program offers intense studies in theater, dance and voice. Courses include concentration in technical theater, acting techniques, directing, ballet technique, modern technique, jazz technique, choreography, music theory, vocal health, song preparation, and arts history (music, dance, theater) along with all of the academic requirements for a high school diploma. Dance contact: Cristina Marte
Route 547, NAES Hanger One
Lakehurst, NJ 09733
Phone: 732.473.3100 x3065
|Princeton Book Co Publishers
Specialists in the publishing and distribution of dance books and dance videos for over 30 years, with a list of over 500 dance related titles. We publish under the imprint Dance Horizons and distribute for The Dance Notation Bureau and Dance Books Ltd. In March of 2000 we launched a new imprint to publish books of general interest, Elysian Editions¨, with The Magic Of Provence: Pleasures of Southern France by Yvone Lenard. Visit our Elysian Editions pages to see Ms. Lenard's books as well as other titles under this imprint.
614 Route 130
Hightstown, NJ 08520
|Princeton Dance and Theatre Studio, Inc.
Founded in 2003 by Susan Jaffe and Risa Kaplowitz, Princeton Dance and Theatre Studio’s mission is to provide Princeton Dance and Theater Studio students the opportunity to receive the highest quality dance and theater training available and to grow as performing artists and enthusiasts while educating and enriching the community.
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ 08540
The Program in Theatre and Dance
The Program in Dance at Princeton exposes students to professional artists and scholars in dance through courses, special workshops and guest choreographers. The emphasis of the program is Modern and Contemporary Dance. Ze’eva Cohen, Head of Dance Studies.
185 Nassau Street, Room 117
Princeton, New Jersey, 08544
Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School
Rosa Parks School of Fine and Performing Arts
|Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School
Performing Arts Program, Dance Department
The Gifted and Talented Performing Arts Program at SCVTHS is celebrating more than 15 years of Dance and Theater Arts instruction, offering students professional preparation for careers in the arts. While learning and refining technical skills, young artists are encouraged to discover their creative potential. The Dance Department is highly recognized in the state as being one of the best training facilities for the young dancer. Sheila Buttermore, Dance Instructor.
P.O. Box 6350
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908.526.8900 ext. 7277
|South Orange Performing Arts Center
SOPAC opened its doors on November 3, 2006. Almost 10 years in the making, SOPAC evolved from an idea of then Village of South Orange President Bill Calabrese to bring a movie theater to town. After further discussions and exploration, he championed a bigger dream – to establish and open a full performing arts center. SOPAC presents elite artists in an intimate 415-seat state-of-the-art live performance hall and features cinema and event space.
1 SOPAC Way
South Orange, NJ 07079
|South Jersey Performing Arts Academy at Gloucester County Institute of Technology
The Performing Arts Dance Academy offers conservatory dance training with a full time artistic/teaching staff while offering students a comprehensive college preparatory high school experience. The Dance curriculum is heavily centered on the technical training of the student in ballet, modern and jazz. Performance is secondary and during the school year it is not unusual to see the dance faculty and students volunteering their time working after school and Saturday mornings setting choreography and rehearsing. In addition, the dance students have the opportunity to mentor under an extensive array of national figures in dance, music and visual arts through the guest artist program and interactive television. Dance Contact: David Kloss
Gloucester County Institute of Technology
1360 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080.
|Stage Stars Dance & Performing Arts Studio
Stage Stars Dance & Performing Arts Company members participate in over nine hours of classes a week in acting, voice, musical theater, audition prep, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, pointe, lyrical, and modern. All of our many performances throughout the year are non-profit and benefit different charities. Stages Stars mission is to create a well-rounded professional young performer who uses their gifts and talents to benefit others.
1149-A Raritan Ave.
Highland Park, NJ 08904
The historic State Theatre is a magnificently renovated 1921 vaudeville and silent film palace that is today a premier center for the performing arts. The State Theatre offers something for everyone including: international orchestras, soulful jazz, Broadway musicals, world-class dance, stand-up comedy, nostalgic big bands, glorious opera, children's events, educational programs, world music and more.
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
Box Office Phone: 732-246-SHOW
Administrative Office Phone: 732-247-7200
Studio Allegro was established to train the serious dance student...students wishing to prepare for a professional career, those interested in dance at the college level, and also those who find joy in the discipline and beauty of ballet. Our creative movement program provides a foundation for the ballet curriculum. Through stories, music, and the imagination, we provide a learning environment based on movement experiences children enjoy. Studio Allegro offers a 38 week course beginning in September and ending in June with a student concert. Summer intensive classes are held in July and August.
7 Waverly Place
Madison, NJ 07940
|The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College opened in 1985, with a mission to serve RVCC and the community at large. Each season, the theatre presents the Major Artists Series and The Merck Series—made possible by a grant from The Merck Company Foundation. Additionally, the theatre presents The Sampler Series, a series of programs for children 4 and up, The Family Series, for kids 8 and up and their entire families and School-Time Performances a series of educational field trip events.
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Box Office: M-F, 11-4
|Trenton Education Dance Institute
An affiliate of National Dance Institute, TEDI is an educational program using dance to promote artistic and academic excellence, confidence, focus, self-discipline, and teamwork. P.O. Box 7245
Trenton, NJ 08628
|Verne Fowler School of Dance & Theatre Arts
Verne Fowler School of Dance & Theatre Arts is a professional dance studio with a dance educated and caring staff, we give individual attention and instruct proper dance technique in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Our school strives to educate children to the fullest in all forms of dance and prides itself on the high quality of class work and teachers. It is our goal to be more than just a dance school. We educate our students mentally as well as physically, with the goal of building self-esteem and confidence, helping them to be the best they can be. The Verne Fowler School offers classes for young children starting out in dance, to the student aspiring to become a professional dancer. We also offer adult dance classes. The studio has been in the Woodbridge area for over 40 years.
1095 St. George's Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067
|Web of Compassion
Web of Compassion, a non-profit organization located in Princeton, NJ, specializing in raising money through dance social events to support victims of natural and man-made disasters around the world.
P.O. Box 7245
Trenton, NJ 08628
|Westfield School of Dance
At Westfield School of Dance, we study not only technique, but the art of dance as well. Our philosophy is to educate and enhance the "dancer" in each individual -- whether it is for enjoyment or as a profession. We work hard to create an environment where you can "Dance with all your Heart" from our youngest beginner to our aspiring professionals.
137 Central Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
|The West Side Dance Center
The West Side Dance Center, Inc is dedicated to teaching the art of dance in a creative, nurturing and fun environment. We are committed to providing the finest dance training available to the area. WSDC offers premier dance instruction in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, musical theatre and modern dance for students ages 2 ½ thru adult, beginners to advanced. The emphasis of the school is on dance as a rewarding, fulfilling experience and is designed to meet the needs of any student interested in the art of dance. The studio offers opportunities for both the serious student as well as the recreational student.
The West Side Dance Center
3 Middlebury Blvd.
Randolph, NJ 07869
|YWCA Princeton Dance Department
YWCA National Mission Statement: The Young Women’s Christian Association of the United States of America is a women’s membership movement nourished by its roots in the Christian faith and sustained by the richness of many beliefs and values. Strengthened by diversity, the Association draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women’s growth, leadership, and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. Christine Colosimo, Dance Director.
59 Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, NJ 08540
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