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XY Dance Project Open Master Class

  • The Lackland Theater, Centenary University 715 Grand Avenue Hackettstown, NJ, 07840 United States (map)

Dance Workshop:  Nijawwon Matthews/XY Dance Project

The Centenary Stage Company will present master dance instructor, Nijawwon Matthews, artistic director of XY Dance Project.  Matthews will lead a workshop in the style of Contemporary Dance that will focus on using breath to guide dancers through fluid phrasing using circulation, undulation, and spiral throughout the body.  Matthews will be focusing on helping the artists understand dynamics, musicality, phrasing and emotional intentions.  Additionally, Matthews will also explain/demonstrate how to work anatomically correct so the artist can have the confidence and freedom to express their artistic voice.  Participants will be taken through technique, as well as, learning pedagogy from the XY Dance Project Repertoire.

The class is open to all level of dancers and will be held on Saturday, March 18 from 10am - 11:30am.  Admission to the workshop is FREE with ticket purchase to the XY Dance Project Concert .  

Regular admission to the workshop without ticket purchase is $15.00

Performance Tickets: $20 Adult/ $15.00 Children (12 and under)
For more information contact the CSC Box Office: (908) 979 - 0900 or visit

Purchase a Dance Fest Flex Pass (Any THREE performances):  $37.50

Earlier Event: March 17
Triple Threat Dance Showcase