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Montclair, 07043 United States
(973) 655-5112

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December 2017
Peak Performance Montclair State
1
December
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Symphonic Band and MSU Campus Band

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Thomas McCauley and Shelley Axelson, Conductors Please join two of Montclair State's concert bands for an exciting and inspiring evening of winds, brass, and percussion for an eclectic, entertaining evening of music making. Program Artists Thomas McCauley is the newly appointed Director of Bands at Montclair State University where he conducts the Montclair State University Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band. He comes to New Jersey from the University of Indianapolis where he held the position of Director of Bands and…

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Singers Chorale Montclair State
2
December
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Singers and MSU Chorale

December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Heather J. Buchanan, Conductor | Steven W. Ryan, Accompanist The MSU Singers perform excerpts from Handel's Messiah. The MSU Chorale will perform the East Coast premiere and chamber orchestration world premiere performance of Appalachian Requiem by Michael Conley with soprano soloist Karen Driscoll and guest instrumental artists. The work addresses the devastating environmental and economic impact strip-mining has had on the people of Appalachia. Pre-concert presentation in the Alexander Kasser Theater, Studio 104 @ 7:00 pm Program Artists Heather J.…

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Cali School of Music
3
December
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Jazz Ensemble

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Jeffrey Kunkel, Director The MSU Jazz Ensemble performs the music of the legendary Thad Jones. Program Artists Dr. Jeffrey Kunkel (D.Ed., Penn State University; M.M., New England Conservatory; B.S., Penn State University) is Coordinator of Jazz Studies and Director of the MSU Jazz Ensemble. Jeff previously served as the Associate Director for Faculty of the Cali School, and as Coordinator of Undergraduate Music Education. Jeff won the prestigious New Jersey Jazz Education Achievement Award in 2008. His personal musical endeavors…

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Cali School of Music
8
December
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Wind Symphony: A River Runs Through It

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Thomas McCauley, Conductor Join the MSU Wind Symphony on a gondola ride through the musical worlds of composers Gustav Holst, O’Neal Douglas, G. F. Handel, Leonard Bernstein, and others. Program Artists Thomas McCauley conducts the MSU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band. He came to the Cali School from the University of Indianapolis, where he was Director of Instrumental Music Activities and the founder of the University of Indianapolis Chamber (later Symphony) Orchestra. He holds a DMA degree in conducting from…

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Peak Performances
9
December
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Opera Workshop: Crime—and Punishment?

December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Jeffrey Gall, Director MSU Opera Workshop investigates opera's lens on transgression and retribution in an evening of staged scenes with piano, centered around Benjamin Britten's searing The Rape of Lucretia. Program Artists Jeffrey Gall made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1988, the first countertenor ever to sing at the Met. He sang Tolomeo in Handel's Giulio Cesare, and in 1994 returned to the Met for Britten's Death in Venice. He studied voice at the Yale School of Music with Blake…

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Peak Performances
10
December
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Symphony Orchestra

December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Markand Thakar, Conductor, with the Shanghai Quartet The 2017 Beatrice Crawford Memorial Concert features Discovery, a newly commissioned work by South Carolina composer Edward Hart, written especially for the Shanghai Quartet and the MSU Symphony Orchestra, as well as Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 and Janáček’s Sinfonietta. * This concert is a free public performance supported by a generous grant from the Keating Crawford Foundation. It is presented at Montclair State University in memory of Beatrice Crawford, a Montclair musician who…

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Yiwen Lu
16
December
$20

Shanghai Quartet with Yiwen Lu

December 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Known worldwide for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and expansive repertoire, the Shanghai Quartet melds traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces of Western musical literature and cutting-edge contemporary works.

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January 2018
Peak Performances
27
January
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Opera: The Rape of Lucretia

January 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 28, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Jeffrey Gall, Director | Markand Thakar, Conductor In the corridors of power, jealousy and ambition lead to sexual violence and a suicide. Where is meaning in a world where crimes like these go unpunished? In collaboration with the MSU Symphony, MSU Opera explores these questions in a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's transcendent 2-act chamber opera. Sung in the original English. Program Artists Jeffrey Gall made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1988, the first countertenor ever to sing at…

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Peak Performances
28
January
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Opera: The Rape of Lucretia

January 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Jeffrey Gall, Director | Markand Thakar, Conductor In the corridors of power, jealousy and ambition lead to sexual violence and a suicide. Where is meaning in a world where crimes like these go unpunished? In collaboration with the MSU Symphony, MSU Opera explores these questions in a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's transcendent 2-act chamber opera. Sung in the original English. Program Artists Jeffrey Gall made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1988, the first countertenor ever to sing at…

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February 2018
black girl linguistic
1
February
$20

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

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February 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown brings her company and its irresistible energy to Peak Performances. ink, the final installation of her dance trilogy about culture, race, and identity, celebrates the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions of the African diaspora.

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black girl linguistic
2
February
$20

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

ink

February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown brings her company and its irresistible energy to Peak Performances. ink, the final installation of her dance trilogy about culture, race, and identity, celebrates the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions of the African diaspora.

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black girl linguistic
3
February
$20

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

ink

February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown brings her company and its irresistible energy to Peak Performances. ink, the final installation of her dance trilogy about culture, race, and identity, celebrates the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions of the African diaspora.

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Audience members asks= questions after a workshop rehearsal at the Alexander Kasser Theater.
3
February
Free

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Community Conversation

February 3, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Join choreographer Camille A. Brown and the company of ink to continue the dialogue about identity initiated through the performance.

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black girl linguistic
4
February
$20

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

ink

February 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown brings her company and its irresistible energy to Peak Performances. ink, the final installation of her dance trilogy about culture, race, and identity, celebrates the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions of the African diaspora.

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Peak Performances
7
February
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Symphony Orchestra

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Markand Thakar, Conductor | Michael Ludwig, violin The MSU Symphony Orchestra performs Dvořák’s Romance for Violin and Orchestra, with visiting artist and faculty member Michael Ludwig, Saint-Saëns’s Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4. Program Artists Markand Thakar is Music Director of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra and a member of the graduate conducting faculty at the Peabody Conservatory. A former assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic, Maestro Thakar's appearances include concerts and a national radio broadcast with…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
23
February
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

February 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
24
February
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

February 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
25
February
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
25
February
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

February 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
27
February
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

February 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
28
February
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

February 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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March 2018
Anything Goes Featured Image
1
March
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

March 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Anything Goes Featured Image
2
March
$20

John J. Cali School of Music | Department of Theatre and Dance

Anything Goes

March 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Clay James Choreographed by Patrice Dlugos Music Direction by Michael Mahadeen Music Supervised and Conducted by Gregory J. Dlugos Mishaps and mistaken identities make for musical theatre mayhem on the high seas in this 1936 tap extravaganza. With infectious songs like I Get A Kick Out of You, You're the Top, Friendship, It's De-lovely, Blow Gabriel Blow and…

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Stacy Klein
17
March
Free

Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga Y El Maestro

Meet the Company

March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Double Edge Theatre and Peak Performances invite you to join the ensemble of Leonora and Alejandro in the lobby after the performance for an informal gathering of conversation and light refreshments.

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Stacy Klein
18
March
Free

Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga Y El Maestro

Meet the Company

March 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Double Edge Theatre and Peak Performances invite you to join the ensemble of Leonora and Alejandro in the lobby after the performance for an informal gathering of conversation and light refreshments.

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Stacy Klein
22
March
Free

Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga Y El Maestro

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March 22, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Double Edge Theatre and Peak Performances invite you to join the ensemble of Leonora and Alejandro in the lobby after the performance for an informal gathering of conversation and light refreshments.

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Stacy Klein
23
March
Free

Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga Y El Maestro

Meet the Company

March 23, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Double Edge Theatre and Peak Performances invite you to join the ensemble of Leonora and Alejandro in the lobby after the performance for an informal gathering of conversation and light refreshments.

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Stacy Klein
24
March
Free

Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga Y El Maestro

Meet the Company

March 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Double Edge Theatre and Peak Performances invite you to join the ensemble of Leonora and Alejandro in the lobby after the performance for an informal gathering of conversation and light refreshments.

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Stacy Klein
25
March
Free

Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga Y El Maestro

Meet the Company

March 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Double Edge Theatre and Peak Performances invite you to join the ensemble of Leonora and Alejandro in the lobby after the performance for an informal gathering of conversation and light refreshments.

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April 2018
Peak Performances Montclair State
5
April
$20

Department of Theatre and Dance

Danceworks 2018

April 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Montclair State Dance Majors will premiere a new work by Emmy-nominated So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Stacey Tookey. Known for her passionate and adventurous dances, Tookey’s work has also been seen on Dancing With The Stars. Tensile Involvement, choreographed in 1953 by Alwin Nikolais, is an early multimedia masterpiece with a brilliant original score, set, costumes and choreography all by the modern dance visionary. Works by Montclair State Dance Faculty Earl Mosley, Kathleen Kelley, and Nancy Lushington will…

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Peak Performances Montclair State
6
April
$20

Department of Theatre and Dance

Danceworks 2018

April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Montclair State Dance Majors will premiere a new work by Emmy-nominated So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Stacey Tookey. Known for her passionate and adventurous dances, Tookey’s work has also been seen on Dancing With The Stars. Tensile Involvement, choreographed in 1953 by Alwin Nikolais, is an early multimedia masterpiece with a brilliant original score, set, costumes and choreography all by the modern dance visionary. Works by Montclair State Dance Faculty Earl Mosley, Kathleen Kelley, and Nancy Lushington will…

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Peak Performances Montclair State
7
April
$20

Department of Theatre and Dance

Danceworks 2018

April 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Montclair State Dance Majors will premiere a new work by Emmy-nominated So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Stacey Tookey. Known for her passionate and adventurous dances, Tookey’s work has also been seen on Dancing With The Stars. Tensile Involvement, choreographed in 1953 by Alwin Nikolais, is an early multimedia masterpiece with a brilliant original score, set, costumes and choreography all by the modern dance visionary. Works by Montclair State Dance Faculty Earl Mosley, Kathleen Kelley, and Nancy Lushington will…

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Peak Performances Montclair State
7
April
$20

Department of Theatre and Dance

Danceworks 2018

April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Montclair State Dance Majors will premiere a new work by Emmy-nominated So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Stacey Tookey. Known for her passionate and adventurous dances, Tookey’s work has also been seen on Dancing With The Stars. Tensile Involvement, choreographed in 1953 by Alwin Nikolais, is an early multimedia masterpiece with a brilliant original score, set, costumes and choreography all by the modern dance visionary. Works by Montclair State Dance Faculty Earl Mosley, Kathleen Kelley, and Nancy Lushington will…

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Peak Performances Montclair State
8
April
$20

Department of Theatre and Dance

Danceworks 2018

April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Montclair State Dance Majors will premiere a new work by Emmy-nominated So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Stacey Tookey. Known for her passionate and adventurous dances, Tookey’s work has also been seen on Dancing With The Stars. Tensile Involvement, choreographed in 1953 by Alwin Nikolais, is an early multimedia masterpiece with a brilliant original score, set, costumes and choreography all by the modern dance visionary. Works by Montclair State Dance Faculty Earl Mosley, Kathleen Kelley, and Nancy Lushington will…

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Montclair State students engage at a Sneak Peek
12
April
Free

M Stabat Mater

Sneak Peek

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

The theme of motherhood bridges the work of contemporary choreographer Inbal Oshman and 18th-century composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. Join us for an insightful pre-show conversation on the artists' inspiration. Guest to be announced.

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INBAL OSHMAN
12
April
$20

Inbal Oshman | New York Baroque Incorporated

M Stabat Mater

April 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

While pregnant with her third child, emerging Israeli choreographer Inbal Oshman found inspiration in Pergolesi’s version of Stabat Mater, the 13th-century hymn about Mary’s vigil at the foot of the cross.

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INBAL OSHMAN
13
April
$20

Inbal Oshman | New York Baroque Incorporated

M Stabat Mater

April 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

While pregnant with her third child, emerging Israeli choreographer Inbal Oshman found inspiration in Pergolesi’s version of Stabat Mater, the 13th-century hymn about Mary’s vigil at the foot of the cross.

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INBAL OSHMAN
14
April
$20

Inbal Oshman | New York Baroque Incorporated

M Stabat Mater

April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

While pregnant with her third child, emerging Israeli choreographer Inbal Oshman found inspiration in Pergolesi’s version of Stabat Mater, the 13th-century hymn about Mary’s vigil at the foot of the cross.

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INBAL OSHMAN
15
April
$20

Inbal Oshman | New York Baroque Incorporated

M Stabat Mater

April 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

While pregnant with her third child, emerging Israeli choreographer Inbal Oshman found inspiration in Pergolesi’s version of Stabat Mater, the 13th-century hymn about Mary’s vigil at the foot of the cross.

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ESTA BREVE TRAGEDIA DE LA CARNE
19
April

Angélica Liddell | Atra Bilis Teatro

Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne (This Brief Tragedy of the Flesh)

April 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Peak Performances introduces audiences to the singular work of the confrontational Spanish writer, director and performance artist Angélica Liddell. All the major European festivals – d'Avignon and d'Automne in France, Vie in Italy, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne in Switzerland – embrace Liddell with the adoration usually reserved for Romeo Castellucci and Robert Wilson.

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ESTA BREVE TRAGEDIA DE LA CARNE
20
April

Angélica Liddell | Atra Bilis Teatro

Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne (This Brief Tragedy of the Flesh)

April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Peak Performances introduces audiences to the singular work of the confrontational Spanish writer, director and performance artist Angélica Liddell. All the major European festivals – d'Avignon and d'Automne in France, Vie in Italy, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne in Switzerland – embrace Liddell with the adoration usually reserved for Romeo Castellucci and Robert Wilson.

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ESTA BREVE TRAGEDIA DE LA CARNE
21
April

Angélica Liddell | Atra Bilis Teatro

Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne (This Brief Tragedy of the Flesh)

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Peak Performances introduces audiences to the singular work of the confrontational Spanish writer, director and performance artist Angélica Liddell. All the major European festivals – d'Avignon and d'Automne in France, Vie in Italy, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne in Switzerland – embrace Liddell with the adoration usually reserved for Romeo Castellucci and Robert Wilson.

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ESTA BREVE TRAGEDIA DE LA CARNE
22
April

Angélica Liddell | Atra Bilis Teatro

Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne (This Brief Tragedy of the Flesh)

April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Peak Performances introduces audiences to the singular work of the confrontational Spanish writer, director and performance artist Angélica Liddell. All the major European festivals – d'Avignon and d'Automne in France, Vie in Italy, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne in Switzerland – embrace Liddell with the adoration usually reserved for Romeo Castellucci and Robert Wilson.

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Peak Performance Montclair State
24
April
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Symphonic Band & MSU Campus Band

April 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Thomas McCauley and Shelley Axelson, Conductors Please join us for an exciting and inspiring evening of music for winds, brass, and percussion presented by two of Montclair State’s concert bands. Program Artists Thomas McCauley is the newly appointed Director of Bands at Montclair State University where he conducts the Montclair State University Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band. He comes to New Jersey from the University of Indianapolis where he held the position of Director of Bands and Instrumental Activities and…

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Peak Performances
25
April
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Symphony Orchestra

April 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Markand Thakar, Conductor | Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet, mezzo-soprano The MSU Symphony Orchestra performs Copland's Billy the Kid Suite, Bernstein's Symphony No. 1 (Jeremiah), with mezzo-soprano Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet, and Grofé's Grand Canyon Suite. Program Artists Markand Thakar is Music Director of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra and a member of the graduate conducting faculty at the Peabody Conservatory. A former assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic, Maestro Thakar's appearances include concerts and a national radio broadcast with that orchestra; as well as…

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Cali School of Music
27
April
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Wind Symphony: Parks and Recreation

April 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Thomas McCauley, Conductor The MSU Wind Symphony pays tribute to legendary civil rights icon Rosa Parks with Mark Camphouse’s haunting A Movement for Rosa, and Michael Daugherty’s Rosa Parks Boulevard. The “recreation” portion of the concert includes the music of Mozart, Stravinsky, and Bernstein, and the wonderfully eclectic First Symphony for Band by William Bolcom. Program Artists Thomas McCauley is the newly appointed Director of Bands at Montclair State University where he conducts the Montclair State University Wind Symphony and…

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Singers Chorale Montclair State
28
April
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Singers & MSU Chorale

April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Heather J. Buchanan, Conductor The MSU Singers perform excerpts from the Mozart Requiem and contemporary choral octavos. The MSU Chorale will perform the New Jersey Premiere performance of Jubilate Deo by Dan Forrest with guest soloists, children's choir and instrumental artists. Jubilate Deo celebrates the global aspect of the traditional Psalm 100 text “O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands,” by setting it in seven different languages (Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Zulu, Spanish, English) and drawing from…

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Cali School of Music
29
April
$15

John J. Cali School of Music

MSU Jazz Ensemble

April 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Jeffrey Kunkel, Director Guest composer and saxophonist David Bixler performs his works with the MSU Jazz Ensemble. The Director of Jazz Studies at Bowling Green State University and noted Cali School alumnus, Bixler has released numerous recordings featuring his own compositions, including his Grammy nominated collaboration with pianist Arturo O’Farrill, and his latest “Auction Project” recording of 2014 entitled Slink. Program Artists Dr. Jeffrey Kunkel (D.Ed., Penn State University; M.M., New England Conservatory; B.S., Penn State University) is Coordinator of…

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May 2018
Maya Beiser

Spinning

May 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States
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Composer Julia Wolfe, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music, and Maya Beiser, “cello goddess” (The Wall Street Journal) honor the act of spinning thread in their new piece which celebrates the essential handiwork performed by women to keep us warm and clothed for centuries. Song has always accompanied the act of spinning.

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Maya Beiser

Spinning

May 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States
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Composer Julia Wolfe, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music, and Maya Beiser, “cello goddess” (The Wall Street Journal) honor the act of spinning thread in their new piece which celebrates the essential handiwork performed by women to keep us warm and clothed for centuries. Song has always accompanied the act of spinning.

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Maya Beiser

Spinning

May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States
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Composer Julia Wolfe, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music, and Maya Beiser, “cello goddess” (The Wall Street Journal) honor the act of spinning thread in their new piece which celebrates the essential handiwork performed by women to keep us warm and clothed for centuries. Song has always accompanied the act of spinning.

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Audience members asks= questions after a workshop rehearsal at the Alexander Kasser Theater.
12
May
Free

Spinning

Community Conversation

May 12, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Join the creative team of Spinning to share reflections and responses immediately following the show.

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Maya Beiser

Spinning

May 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States
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Composer Julia Wolfe, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music, and Maya Beiser, “cello goddess” (The Wall Street Journal) honor the act of spinning thread in their new piece which celebrates the essential handiwork performed by women to keep us warm and clothed for centuries. Song has always accompanied the act of spinning.

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