Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company will perform in Monroe Township


originally published: 02/14/2022

(TOWNSHIP OF MONROE, NJ) — Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission presents the extraordinary Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company performing her bold, technical and dramatic dance ensemble on Sunday, March 6 at 4:00 p.m. at the Monroe Township High School Performing Arts Center. This highly acclaimed ensemble is known for its artistic excellence and its interaction with the public.

The show will feature Dorfman’s dynamic new works and repertoire favorites, including excerpts from the vibrant PRIMAI, the latest piece commissioned by Ocean County College and the Gia Maione Prima Foundation. This versatile dance group explores the rugged, driving sound of Louis Prima and his band with the powerful, virtuosic and expressive vocals of Prima’s lead vocalists Gia Maione Prima and Keely Smith. Also on the program, the spinning pastoral break a crowd favourite; waves, an eclectic celebration of movement and sound, and The cat’s cradle. Moreover, the program characteristics the Legacy Project, which celebrates Dorfman’s Eastern European Jewish roots, trials, triumphs, and precious commonalities across cultures and the world.

Tickets are $25 (general admission) and $20 for patrons. The tickets are available for purchase in line. FREE Monroe Children and Students (with current ID). *Proof of vaccination is required for admission of all members of the public, regardless of age. (All Carolyn Dorfman Dance staff, dancers and crew are vaccinated.) Documentation will be checked at the door. Medical grade masks (no cloth) must be worn by all non-performing individuals indoors at all times.

The Monroe Township High School Performing Arts Center is located at 200 Schoolhouse Road in Monroe Township, New Jersey.

Funding for the grant was provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.

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Carolyn Dorfman Dance connects life and dance in bold, athletic and dramatic works by Carolyn Dorfman and nationally acclaimed choreographers. The company‘s ten breathtaking, multi-ethnic dancers harness their unique talents to present an energetic and technically demanding dance that unleashes the powerful storytelling and imagery of its visionary creator. This distinctive combination takes audiences on intellectual and emotional journeys that ultimately illuminate and celebrate the human experience. It’s contemporary dance that makes you think, feel, laugh, cry and engage.

The highly acclaimed ensemble is known for its emotional resonance and artistic excellence both in performance and in its interactions with audiences, students and the community. Sharing art and process is the hallmark of this company. For over 30 years, Carolyn Dorfman Dance has performed in major theaters, dance festivals, universities, schools, museums and galleries regionally, nationally and internationally.

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