MSU’s Drop-In Center gives students Tea and Talk for a comfortable, quiet place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of college life.
Weekly doses of Tea and Talk helps students keep calm and carry on. The Montclair State University Health Promotion Drop-In Center hosts a weekly Tea and Talk workshop where any Montclair State student can stop by, have a cup of tea and chat with peer advocates and other students. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. and Thursday at […]
Special guests Ali Stroker and her father Jim bring enthusiasm, encouragement and inspiration to students in Dr. Gilbert’s Montclair State classroom.
Ali Stroker, first actress in a wheelchair on Broadway, brightens Montclair! Ali Stroker came to Montclair State University on Thursday to meet her father, Jim. The duo spoke to Dr. Robert Gilbert’s class about mindfulness and gratitude. Ali sang “Be a Lion” and “True Colors.” Every student sat in awe as she belted out the tunes. […]
MSU honors NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt with Allen B. Dumont Award, for his boundless integrity in the face of media journalism.
Renowned journalist Lester Holt ‘filters out the noise’ for inspired students of MSU’s School of Communication and Media. Oh, what a noisy world we live in. At least that’s the sentiment of one news reporter, in particular. Critically-acclaimed journalist Lester Holt is a man with a colorful abundance of hats. From his earliest days as […]
Using Ireland’s history as a backdrop, The Abbey Theatre’s The Plough and the Stars is a stark and bloody look at the effects of war and poverty.
Ireland’s National Theatre presents the Sean O’Casey play ‘The Plough and the Stars.’ Ireland’s Easter Rising was a rebellion that occurred during Easter week in April of 1916. The goal was to end British rule in Ireland. This historical event is at the center of The Plough and the Stars, but the play is much […]
The College of the Arts at Montclair State delivers a stunning and controversial performance of the unforgettable and heart-wrenching musical ‘Aida.’
The story of two unique princesses, ‘Aida’ is captivating. Aida opens with a mysterious box-like structure on the stage that glows with a bluish light. There is not much time to think about what it means, though, because the story is immediately very absorbing. However, the box, which is actually a tomb, will come back […]
Choreographer Deborah Hay, composer Laurie Anderson and the Cullberg Ballet of Sweden brought their collaborative talents to MSU with ‘Figure a Sea.’
Kasser Theater presents ‘Figure a Sea.’ Even though it was only 7:15 p.m., I felt like I was late. Fifteen minutes before the start time and there was already a lot to see on stage at The Kasser Theater for Figure a Sea. Dressed in shades of blue and black, against a white floor and backdrop, […]
With some class and good Grammer to back him up, pop-rock icon Gavin DeGraw left a defining mark on Montclair State’s homecoming extravaganza.
Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer brought their music and their gratitude to Montclair’s very own Yogi Berra Stadium. Why be anyone other than yourself? Well, after MSU’s memorable homecoming concert last weekend, college students wanted nothing more than to be Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer. Two of pop-rock’s most prestigious superstars tag-teamed Yogi Berra Stadium […]
French Circus Performer brings her surreal circus, ‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e),’ to the Kasser Theater to kick off a new season of Peak Performances.
A meditation on loss, ‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ explores darkness on many levels. On Thursday, Sept. 29, Peak Performances at Montclair State University began their 12th season with the American Premiere of Raphaelle Boitel in The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e). Boitel is well known in France as a circus performer and a contortionist. As a child she attended the National […]
ReelAbilities Montclair will be featuring films that will challenge assumptions and promote discussion about ability and disability.
Join ReelAbilities at Montclair State from Oct. 30-Nov. 5! As part of the largest disability film festival, Montclair ReelAbilities, is dedicated to sharing and providing the cutting edge and sometimes controversial films that challenge assumptions and promote discussion about ability and disability. Montclair ReelAbilities actually began about 8 years ago at the JCC Manhattan as an effort to […]
‘Go Down, Moses’ utilizes the stage as a canvas to portray the Book of Exodus in a theatrical medium.
Peak Performances brings ‘Go Down, Moses’ to Kasser. Peak Performances is bringing another culturally sound performance to the stage with the premiere of Go Down, Moses at the Alexander Kasser Theater. The show is premiering mid June as part of the Alexander Kasser Theater’s summer series. Go Down, Moses is Italian director Romeo Castellucci’s most […]