Ailey Day at NJPAC & Military Park
  • Apr 6 , 2019
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Ailey Day at NJPAC & Military Park

NJPAC and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater are proud to host an exhilarating set of free events (with RSVP) in Military Park and NJPAC.

Celebrate Dance featuring Community Teaching Artists @ NJPAC

8:30–9AM: Registration and warm-up session
9–10AM & 10:15–11:15AM: Three featured Ailey Arts in Education Teaching
Artists (Theara Ward, Cedric Greene and Amos Machnic) teach intermediate/advanced liturgical, hip hop and Horton

Beginner Dance
(Teens and adults age 12 and up)
9–10AM: West African Dance
10:15–11:15AM: Ailey moves for processional
Limited Movement Dance
9–10AM: Ailey moves for processional
10:15–11:15AM: Pageantry
Children’s Dance
(Age 11 and under)
9–10AM: Ailey moves for processional
10:15 –11:15AM: West African Dance
Show and Share
Assemble for procession to
Military Park for Ailey’s Revelations
Celebration (1–4PM)

Ailey's Revelations Celebration
Saturday, April 6 @ 1 - 4PM
Military Park, Newark

Prudential Presents Alvin Ailey’s Revelations Celebration will joyously bring together all ages and backgrounds to learn and perform excerpts from Alvin Ailey’s American masterpiece – acclaimed as a must-see for all. Made possible by the generous support of Prudential, the public workshop is led by former Ailey star Nasha Thomas and features live music from a gospel choir and percussionist, and a participatory fan collage art project. NJPAC will also be offering a 20% discount on any Ailey performance tickets purchased on April 6.

Bring your friends and family—all ages are welcome! Create lasting memories through arts and movement.


For more information contact Eyesha Marable, [email protected]
For a complete schedule of Ailey Day events click here
Click here for additional listings of free dance events in your community.

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Generous support provided by ADP, official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC.​​​​​