News & Updates
Former NJEDA Leader Will Oversee NJPAC Real Estate Development Efforts
Lizura, a 22-year veteran of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, recently finished his career at the Authority as its President and COO. His hiring by NJPAC signals the central role real estate development will play at the Arts Center in the coming decade.
Virtuoso violinist to lead top-line faculty of jazz artists and educators.
Acclaimed jazz violinist Regina Carter will serve as Artistic Drector of this summer’s All-Female Jazz Residency, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced today. Carter succeeds the late jazz pianist and composer Geri Allen, the residency’s founding Artistic Director.
Vocalists are invited to submit applications online at sarahvaughancompetition.com
For the seventh consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (aka the "SASSY" Awards) -- a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan, more than 75 years ago.
NJPAC and Goya Foods, Inc. announces partnership to enhance Latin cultural events and arts learning in Newark and beyond
Goya Foods becomes NJPAC’s Official Sponsor of Latin Programming and Education.
Featuring appearances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Paquito D’Rivera, Michael Feinstein, Lisa Fischer, Savion Glover, James Monroe Iglehart, India, and Xian Zhang conducting musicians of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
Dedicated funding from ADP will enable the Arts Center’s Department of Community Engagement to introduce and expand many events offered free to the public, such as dance workshops, children’s reading circles, jazz jams, and panel discussions.
Legacies Of Jazz Giants George Wein And James Moody Inspire Teen Musicians At New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Arts Center celebrates the debuts of the George Wein Scholars Ensemble and James Moody Jazz Orchestra for promising instrumentalists and singers.
NJPAC’s Annual Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City, Sponsored by the Horizon Foundation, Presented by M&T Bank FREE Summer Concert Series
In celebration of its 20th anniversary season, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in collaboration with the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and M&T Bank, announces the return of the Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City free outdoor concert series.
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.