AT THE MADISON COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER
Monday, November 28 • 7:00 PM
Swing Dancing with NISSREEN ALMAZOUNI AND THE BOTTLE HILL Big Band
The Bottle Hill Big Band, which is comprised of 19 members, will perform and audience members will have an opportunity to dance to the music. Dance teacher
Nissreen Almazouni will instruct swing, lindy, etc. to those who are beginners.
Dance instruction begins at 7:00 PM. Advance sale tickets are only $10!
Tuesday, November 29 • 7:30 PM
Tap Dancers Take the Lead with The Antoinette Montague Experience
Jazz and Blues Singer Antoinette Montague brings her trio to the Arts Center along with two professional tap dancers, A.C. Lincoln and Calvin Booker, who take the role of instruments. Her two dancers are regulars at Jazz at Lincoln Center and bring an excitement and creativity to jazz dance unlike anything most people have experienced. The concert begins at 7:30 PM and advance sale tickets are only $20!
Wednesday, November 30 • 7:30 PM
Dance and Storytelling
An evening of storytellers and choreographers who challenge the audience with their very creative approach to dance. Claire Porter, an internationally renowned dancer/actor, creates entertaining and unique movement/ language experiences that blur the lines between theater and dance. For a number of years, author Paul Rabinowicz, the Executive Director of Arts by the People, has been regularly presenting collaborative readings of literary works and improvised dance at the Arts Center. Rabinowicz will read selections from some of his short stories with the accompaniment of three dancers. The performance begins at 7:30 PM.
Thursday, December 1 • 7:30 PM
Young Dancers Take The Stage
College Students show off their skills in a program that bodes well for the future of dance. Drew University Assistant Professor of Dance Kimani Fowlin, an internationally recognized dancer, choreographer and educator, will bring her most advanced students to perform at the Arts Center starting at 7:30 PM.
Friday, December 2 • 7:30 PM
The Thomas Edison Film Festival Presents
Award-Winning Films with Dance
The Thomas Edison Film Festival celebrates 40 years of great short films and will come to Madison for one evening only with a program of films using a dance motif. Formerly the Black Maria Film Festival, TEFF screens juried short films all over the world, advancing the creative power of film across several genres including narrative, experimental, documentary, screen dance and hybrids. The Executive Director Jane Steuerwald will introduce the program and then discuss how dance is used in each of the films. The program starts at 7:30 PM and advance sale tickets are only $15!
Saturday, December 3 • 7:30 PM
Carolyn Dorfman Dance Performs
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the internationally renowned modern dance company Carolyn Dorfman Dance is dedicating this season to Carolyn Dorfman’s extraordinary parents. Among the works performed
will be excerpts of her newest work, The Attitude of Doing (to the music of Regina Carter), PRIMA! (celebrating Louis Prima), and NOW. The performance begins at 7:30 PM and advance sale tickets are only $20!
Sunday, December 4 • 3:00 PM
Morris County SUPPORTS Ukraine
All funds raised at this show will be donated to humanitarian aid for
Ukraine through the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (www.unwla.org), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The performance will include the Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, a Ukrainian Folk Dance group, and Ukrainian musicians. The artwork will be from the Don’t Close Your Eyes exhibit on the gallery walls. Concert begins at 3:00 P
Photo Credit: Chris Syzonenko
Photo Credit: Steven Pisano
Photo Credit: Jack Grassa
Funding has been made possible in part by funds from Morris Arts through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
the madison community arts center
The Madison Community Arts Center is located at 10 Kings Road and serves as a venue for local concerts,
dance performances, cultural events, speakers, and theatrical productions. It is also a location for art exhibits,
lectures, workshops, children’s programs, holiday celebrations, film festivals, and more.
For more information about the space, contact:
John Pietrowski, Director of Arts and Events
LKS Entertainment is a designated nonprofit organization under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3). The principals of LKS Entertainment (Linda Smith and Don Jay Smith) have extensive experience in producing and presenting concerts and events as founders of the Community Theatre at MPAC, the New Jersey Hall of Fame, and the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival.
How To Contact
4 Ridge Road
Lebanon, NJ 08833