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Featuring Carolyn Dorfman Dance

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Announces DEPTH Dance Education

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Board of Trustees is proud to announce that they have raised the first $25,000 towards the three year $100,000 goal for the DEPTH (Dance [that] Empowers People to [be more] Human) Initiative.



Featuring Roxey ballet

Roxey Ballet to Perform Cinderella in May

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Roxey Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent contemporary dance company, is proud to present "Cinderella" on May 6 and 7 at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater. One of the most loved stories of all time, this classical, family-friendly production is accessible to all audiences.

featuring blossom sisters dance and performing arts

Sisters Make Dance Affordable at their Hackensack School

The sisters grew up in public housing in west Harlem, not a neighborhood where little girls change into tutus and toe shoes for twice-a-week ballet lessons.

For Shatanya Shaw and Shama Elliott, dance class was not the "enrichment" rite of passage that it's become for little girls in higher-income zip codes. Instead, the only regular dance routines in their young lives were the nights when they and their brothers put on some music and pushed aside the furniture or the afternoons with their girlfriends mimicking the moves of their favorite music videos.

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Featuring Passaic County technical institute

Congratulations to PCTI student Tamere Chambers selected as the YoungArts Dance/Hip Hop (Finalist)

YoungArts has announced its 2017 Winners - 691 of the nation’s most promising young artists in the literary, visual, design and performing arts. Selected from the largest pool of applicants to date, and representing artists from 42 states, YoungArts Winners receive cash awards of up to $10,000, mentorship and training from acclaimed artists, opportunities to participate in YoungArts programs, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their artistic goals. 

Selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an independent panel of highly accomplished artists, the 2017 Winners represent the top 8.67% of applications and include 167 Finalists, the organization’s highest honor. This year’s Finalists have the opportunity to participate in the 36th annual National YoungArts Week in Miami from January 8 to 15, 2017. All Winners become part of a professional network of over 20,000 alumni artists and are eligible to participate in YoungArts’ regional programs, including YoungArts Miami (February 21 – 26, 2017), YoungArts Los Angeles (March 28 – April 2, 2017) and YoungArts New York (April 25 – 30, 2017).