News & Updates

May 22, 2017

NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH THE ROLLOUT OF ITS BOLD NEW BRAND IDENTITY AND A SEASON DESIGNED TO MATCH

Historic occasion is launched by more than 150 spectacular performances and events, featuring an incredible diversity of entertainment from around the globe.

Historic occasion is launched by more than 150 spectacular performances and events, featuring an incredible diversity of entertainment from around the globe.

May 17, 2017

PROGRAM SHOWCASES EXCITING NEW WORK BY EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS WHILE MENTORING THEM IN THE ART OF BUSINESS

The Jersey (New) Moves! Fellowship offered by NJPAC and Dance New Jersey allows dancemakers to stage original works while developing skills vital to career development

The Jersey (New) Moves! Fellowship offered by NJPAC and Dance New Jersey allows dancemakers to stage original works while developing skills vital to career development.

May 16, 2017

NJPAC Announces Launch of 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

For the first time, both male and female vocalists are invited to submit applications online at sarahvaughancompetition.com

  For the first time, both male and female vocalists are invited to submit applications online at sarahvaughancompetition.com

Nov 22, 2016

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

Second performance added! New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center present Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert!

Second performance added! New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center present Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert!

Sep 28, 2016

30th anniversary Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival announces main stage readings and special events

Biennial four-day festival encompasses more than 150 poetry events

Sep 28, 2016

NJPAC Development Chief Peter H. Hansen assumes new role at Arts Center

New consulting firm founded by Hansen signs the Arts Center as its first principal client

Jul 8, 2016

The Second City

The Second City Return to it's "Summer Home" at NJPAC

If laughter is the best medicine, then The Second City is its biggest dispensary. 

Jul 8, 2016

30th Anniversary Dodge Poetry Festival

30TH Anniversary Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival to Be Held October 20-23 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Newark's Downtown Arts District

North America’s Largest Poetry Festival Includes Readings, Performances, and Conversations by Dozens of Leading Voices in Contemporary Poetry

Jul 8, 2016

Carefree: Dancin' with Fred & Ginger

Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle to direct and choreograph Carefree: Dancin' with Fred & Ginger

Decades before TV viewers were drawn to the neon-and-glitz allure of Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, there was simply Fred and Ginger: the sophisticated ballroom dance duo whose routines caused movie house audiences of the Great Depression to burst into spontaneous applause.

Jul 8, 2016

All-Female Jazz Residency

Ace faculty of jazz musicians from throughout U.S. leads this unique immersion program for young women

The annual All-Female Jazz Residency of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), a weeklong, summer intensive for aspiring women jazz professionals, will take place at Rutgers-Newark this July.

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