The decorations were set. The students were dressed to the nines. The DJ and Emcee were in their places. The punch was in the bowl, ready to be served to thirsty attendees breaking a sweat on the dance floor. It was the day that both staff and students had been looking forward to all year. […]
Dance On The Lawn, an annual celebration of dance and community in Montclair, is back again on September 9, 2017. Montclair has historically been extremely supportive and encouraging when it comes to the performing arts. Places like Glenfield Middle School, where there is an emphasis on expression and performance, plant the seeds of showmanship within […]
Vanguard Theater Company presents the annual Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret at the Performing Arts Center in South Orange.
Broadway Buddy provides an experience like no other! Vanguard Theater Company‘s Broadway Buddy Program is an outreach program designed to offer a diverse group of musical theater artists a unique opportunity for one-on-one mentorship. It invited ages from 12 – 24 years old. The mentorship involved working with professional theater artists, truly giving the youth and […]
Montclair High School Dance Company shows their talent at three shows over the weekend for the 2017 Spring Concert, “Where to Begin.”
Montclair High School showcases true talent at their 2017 Spring Dance Concert. This is a photojournalistic article and a gallery is attached to this article. All readers should click through the gallery to view the entire set. The Montclair High School Dance Company showed us their moves this past weekend at the 2017 Spring Concert, putting […]
Audiences were moved to tears by this year’s Academy Award-nominated Oscar Shorts’ films. “Oscar Shorts – Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival has returned triumphantly this year to Buzz Aldrin Middle School. After nearly a decade spent honoring that elegant, age-old and often under-appreciated medium of the short film, “Oscar Shorts” co-founders and producers Corinna Sager […]
Former Broadway performer Sharron Miller devotes her time to SMAPA’s reconstruction to foster the joy of performing and enrich the lives of students.
Bop to the top with the new and improved Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts! After 10 years in the current location, SMAPA will yet again dazzle the community with the start of its spring session on Monday, Feb. 6. SMAPA will feature newly painted studios, new furniture and a larger space. Registration is now […]
Premiere Dance Theater is about working hard, being committed and being prepared as they continually push students to do their best in every aspect of life.
Students at Premiere Dance Theater not only dance together, but work together as a unit as they help each other achieve the best. On Thursday, Jan. 26, a contemporary class at Premiere Dance Theater prepared for an upcoming Open House performance from the studio. Open House allows each class from the theater to do a […]
Frost Valley YMCA is set to host its annual women's weekend that evokes relaxation of spirit, mind, body as well as connections with old and new friends.
Frost Valley hosts annual Women’s Wellness Weekend. What can possibly be better than a weekend specifically designed for women? Frost Valley YMCA has created three days of connection, relaxation and wellness from March 31 through April 2. The beautiful Catskills Mountains area will truly make this annual event an offer that women cannot pass up. […]
Expect to be blown away by the artistically crafted choreography on the behalf of Dance on Lawn, which was founded by Charmaine Warren.
Dance on the Lawn for the third time! On Saturday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m., please visit the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church as they host, Dance on the Lawn for the third time. It will feature Kyle Marshall as the “emerging commissioned New Jersey choreographer,” as well as a spectacular performance by the New Jersey Dance Schools and New […]
The Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Montclair offers lessons to anyone or any occasion.
Learn to dance with Fred Astaire. Located at 604 Valley Road, the Fred Astaire Dance Studio has been serving the Montclair community and Essex County for the past 50 years. Founded by Vincent Bulger and Kay Connors, the infamous dance studio moved from its original location in Verona, N.J., to Upper Montclair in 1998. In […]