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Princeton Dance: Dance Around Princeton

Below are our Princeton Dance recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, company/venue history and other points of interest in Princeton Art.

American Repertory Ballet

Affiliated since its inception with the Princeton Ballet School, American Repertory Ballet has studios in Cranbury, New Brunswick, and Princeton. The ballet holds many performances each year at several different venues, including an annual, multiple venue Nutcracker, and has commissioned works from emerging choreographers like Amy Seiwert and Melissa Barak. ...more...

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company

The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company is known for its provocative repertoire, one that delves deep into what it is to be human. By examining our interactions, and how we perceive life from an emotional perspective, Dorfman creates a deep communication between what happens on stage and what is received by her audiences. Her technically powerful choreography conveys each metaphor as she brings us closer to our own experiences, which is …more…

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Prolific Taiwanese choreographer Nai-Ni Chen’s eponymous dance company fuses modern dance with Asian art. The company performs a varied repertoire of both new and traditional works in numerous venues in the Northeast and around the U.S., and offers several programs geared directly at children, including The Art of Chinese Dance for grades K-12. ...more...

New Jersey Ballet

The New Jersey Ballet Company is somewhat unique in the New York metropolitan area in that although it is designated as a Major Arts Institution by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, it focuses on bringing performances to smaller communities outside the city. Over the course of its 26-week season, the company performs a selection of classical, contemporary and jazz ballet works at …more…