Nimbus Dance Works performance and gala coming to Jersey City’s White Eagle Hall

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JERSEY CITY – Nimbus Dance Works, the local dance troupe that focuses its work on the intersection between high-level dance and innovative ways of involving communities and audiences, will present “Proliferate,” a special evening of dance at Jersey City’s White Eagle Hall on Friday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m.
This co-presentation of Nimbus Dance Works and Jersey City Theater Center features the company in “All Star Ball Passing Redux,” Charles Moulton’s renowned masterwork; audience favorite “Mapping,” by UK Choreographer Darshan Singh Bhuller; Nimbus Artistic Director Samuel Pott’s “Surface Tension”; plus a guest appearance by internationally-acclaimed PeiJu Chien-Pott in a preview of Mr. Pott’s “Esther.”
The performance will be immediately followed by a gala reception honoring the Dance To Learn Program, a statewide creative movement program that Nimbus Dance Works provides for over 350 Jersey City students annually, while raising funds for Nimbus’ Dance Programs in the Jersey City Schools.
Gala honorees will include Laura Marchese, Dance To Learn Curriculum Author; Michelle Marigliano, Special Projects/Assessment, Young Audiences of New Jersey;
Wendy Liscow, Education Program Officer, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; Lisa Grimes, Executive Director, Dance New Jersey; and Raegan Wood, Director, Taylor School, Dance To Learn Curriculum Author.
The Nimbus Award for Service through the Arts will be given to Justin Perez, Nimbus Company Dancer and Company Manager.
The evening includes drinks, light fare, a live and silent auction, and dancing. Requested attire is “festive.”
Tickets are available at www.jctcenter.org for the gala and performance at $85-$125.
Performance only, $25-$55. The event is sponsored by Ben Lopiccolo Development Group