Theatre & Dance

Theatre & Dance

upcoming performances

Please visit the NJCU Center for the Arts for performance information! 

 


 

Tales from the garden

Tales from the Garden
Tuesday, April 9 at 9:45 a.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

A fun-filled journey through the rich history of the Garden State from its original settlers to its many legends – as well as some of the more unique roles New Jersey has played in American history. This production meets N.J. State Department of Education Core Standards.  A great way to enhance your unit on New Jersey.

Tickets: $8 for all students and adults, including teachers.
Please contact the box office at boxoffice@njcu.edu, 201-200-2429.

Grades: 1-6, Links: Social Studies, History

 


 

Charlotte Blake Alston

Schooltime Performance: Charlotte Blake Alston
Tuesday, April 16th, at 9:45 a.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

Tickets: $8 for all students and adults, including teachers.
Please contact the box office at boxoffice@njcu.edu, 201-200-2429

Enjoy a morning of storytelling and song with Charlotte Blake Alston, an internationally recognized artist who breathes life into traditional and contemporary stories from African and African American oral and cultural traditions. Charlotte is a recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston Award, the highest award from the National Association of Black Storytellers. In this program, Charlotte presents inspirational stories about Civil Rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King.

Grades: High School and University.
 


 

Fan Dance

Nai Ni Chen: The Art of Chinese Dance
Tuesday – May 14th at 9:45 a.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

Tickets: $8 for all students and adults, including teachers.
Please contact the box office at boxoffice@njcu.edu, 201-200-2429.

A multi-cultural, interactive dance program, with dazzling costumes and fantastic props. The Nai Ni Chen dancers bring young people on a journey to explore one of the most ancient cultures in the world.  With detailed narration about the background and inspiration of each dance, audiences experience the history, geography and the basic practice of traditional Chinese dance.  Selected audience members are invited on stage to learn how to dance with silk ribbons.

Grades: 1 – 6, Links: Social Studies, Dance, History & World Cultures

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