“This talented company is a gem in New Jersey," declared Broadway World's Marina Kennedy. It would seem the residents of the Garden State agree—American Repertory Ballet was crowned Favorite Dance Company three separate times by the Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards. Its journey to this distinction began in 1963 when Audrée Estey, the founder of Princeton Ballet School, created Princeton Regional Ballet Company as the professional arm of the institution. By the time its name changed to the current incarnation, the Ballet had already been showcasing an array of both classic and contemporary masterpieces by Alvin Ailey, Twyla Tharp, and Dominique Dumais. It's continued to celebrate the art of the dance and test tippytoes to their limit via original productions, tours to Portugal, and traditions such as its annual staging of The Nutcracker, an ARB fixture since 1964.
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When choreographer and director Graham Lustig founded his studio in 2010, he did so with a mission: to inspire a love of dance throughout New Jersey. To that end, Lustig Dance Theatre's company performs across the state while a core group of teachers stays behind to offer education and outreach to future ballet stars. Yet seen in both of the Theatre's halves is a focus on innovation, most apparently in its resolve to support vibrant, forward-thinking new works.
When life simply isn't dramatic enough, Union's stage shows at Premiere Stages at Kean University are for you.
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This theater is great for families with kids.
Premiere Stages at Kean University provides easy access to an adjacent lot.
After three decades as the Westfield Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Festival Orchestra announced a new name in 2013 to signal its evolving artistic mission and growing love of confetti. Having cultivated musical excellence in Westfield for so long, they turned their attention to bringing that culture to a statewide audience. Their concerts are a celebration of symphonic music both classical and contemporary, including world premieres from local composers, and operas-in-concert in collaboration with Opera at Florham.
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