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Spring Arts: The Dance List

Spring Arts: The Dance List

Dancers in “M Stabat Mater” Photo by Eyal Landesman
Dancers in “M Stabat Mater” Photo by Eyal Landesman

Dance Union Dance Festival. Carolyn Dorfman Dance presents a multi-company performance featuring excerpts of “Cercle d’Amour and “WAVES” and performances by Rahway Dance Theatre, N.J. Dance Theatre Ensemble, The Well Performance Project, and more. March 16-18, 3 p.m. Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway,, 732-499-9226

“M Stabat Mater.” Israeli choreographer Inbal Oshman explores motherhood with music by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi in a performance with New York Baroque Incorporated. April 12-15, part of Dance Fest Israel, honoring the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel, and sponsored by Israel’s Office of Cultural Affairs in North America. Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair State University, Montclair,, 973-655-5112

Carolyn Dorfman Dance. Performance and gala benefit celebrating 35 years of the Union-based contemporary modern company featuring a world-premiere collaboration between Carolyn Dorfman Dance and Pilobolus. April 14, 7 p.m. NJPAC, Newark,, 888-GO-NJPAC

Paul Taylor Dance Company. A program of masterworks from the company’s Lincoln Center season repertory. April 14, 8 p.m. Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park,, 732-531-9106

Cuba Today: Modern Dance Performance. Museum reception followed by Brookdale Community College Dance Club Ensemble performance with choreography based on the photography exhibition “Cuba Today.” Free. May 5, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. performance. Monmouth Museum, Lincroft,, 732-747-2266

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