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NJPAC and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater present Hip-Hop Dance Demonstration at Jersey Gardens
Hip-hop dance workshop and demonstration FREE and open to the public
Sunday, May 1 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater teaching artist Keith Lewis will conduct a one-hour workshop and demonstration on hip hop dance techniques, examining the energy, movement and rhythm of African-American social dances. Children ages 10 and older as well as adults are invited to participate.
The workshop highlights Judith Jamison’s new ballet titled, Love Stories, which includes elements of hip-hop dance set to the digitally remixed sounds of Stevie Wonder. The company will perform the new work for the first time in Newark during its annual engagement at NJPAC, May 6-8, 2005
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, now in its 46th year and regarded as an internationally acclaimed ambassador of American culture, tours the world with 31 of the most talented and versatile dancers in the world.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in the heart of downtown Newark, New Jersey, is the sixth largest performing arts center in the United States. Home of the Grammy® Award-winning New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, NJPAC has been widely cited as a catalyst in the revitalization of New Jersey´s largest city, attracting over 3.5 million visitors (including more than 700,000 children) in its first eight years of operation.
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