Cultural Engagement

The Cultural Engagement program in Montclair State University's Office of Arts and Cultural Programming involves students, faculty, and community members in creative and intellectually stimulating education events that connect audiences with artists from around the globe.  Share reflections and comments with artists and fellow audience members at a post-performance Community Conversation, get a behind-the-scenes peek into some of our most exciting and challenging productions at a pre-show Sneak Peek, or mix and mingle with the artists at an informal lobby reception.  Ask a question, get an insider's view, learn the story behind the story.  All engagement events are free and open to the public.

Community Conversation - Raphaëlle Boitel

Sat Oct 1 - Alexander Kasser Theater - 9:00 PM Free and open to the public.

Join Raphaëlle Boitel and her company of artists to share reflections and responses immediately following the show.

Sneak Peek - Figure a Sea

Thu Oct 6 - Alexander Kasser Theater - 6:00 PM Free and open to the public.

Dance scholar Nancy Dalva returns to Peak Performances to talk about choreographer Deborah Hay and her latest work, Figure a Sea.  Refreshments will be served. 

Sneak Peek - "See You Later"

Wed Nov 16 - Alexander Kasser Theater - 6:00 PM Free and open to the public.

Join Cathie Boyd for a behind-the scenes peek into "See You Later." Refreshments will be served. 

Sneak Peek - Richard Alston Dance Company

Thu Feb 2 - Alexander Kasser Theater - 6:00 PM Free and open to the public.

Join us for good conversation and good food as artists, writers, and thinkers offer insight and a behind-the-scenes peek into the evening's performance. Guest(s) to be announced. Free and open to the public.

Community Conversation - QUIXOTE

Sat Mar 25 - Alexander Kasser Theater - 9:30 PM Free and open to the public.

Join Amy Beth Kirsten and Mark DeChiazza to share reflections and responses immediately following the show.

Community Conversation - doug elkins choreography, etc.

Sat Apr 22 - Alexander Kasser Theater - 9:30 PM Free and open to the public.

Join Doug Elkins to share reflections and responses immediately following the show.

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