College advice for dancers on 4/4 and our annual DANCE POWER performance on 4/7
American Repertory Ballet
ARB is kicking off April with special events centered around dance and education - one in each of our home communities of New Brunswick and Princeton! Both of these events are free and open to the public.
On Friday, April 4, 2014 at 5:15pm, ARB will host "Dancing Your Way into College," an On Pointe enrichment series event, at Princeton Ballet School. On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:00pm, American Repertory Ballet's acclaimed DANCE POWER educational residency in the New Brunswick Public School District will culminate with its Waiting in the Wings performance. This year, Waiting in the Wings will take place at State Theatre in New Brunswick.
Photo Credit: Theresa Wood
Dancing Your Way into College
A discussion for high school dancers and their families about how to best navigate the admissions process
Featuring guest panelists from Princeton University's departments of admissions and financial aid
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 5:15pm
Princeton Ballet School
301 N. Harrison St., Princeton, NJ (above McCaffrey's Supermarket)
"Dancing Your Way into College" will be moderated by ARB's Acting Executive Director and Director of Educational Programming, Lisa Beth Vettoso. Robin Moscato, Director of Financial Aid at Princeton University; Jordan Moses, Assistant Director of Admissions at Princeton University; and company dancers from American Repertory Ballet will serve as panelists. This event will cater to students both interested in pursuing a degree in dance or a degree in another subject area while continuing to dance extracurricularly.
Photo Credit: George Jones
Waiting in the Wings
DANCE POWER culminating performance
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:00pm
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ
Established in 1984, DANCE POWER brings dance education into New Brunswick elementary schools and offers opportunities for select students to study at Princeton Ballet School on full scholarship. Waiting in the Wings is an annual performance marking the culmination of the 20-week DANCE POWER residency in the schools. At the end of the Waiting in the Wings performance, new DANCE POWER Scholars are announced. The students selected to be DANCE POWER Scholars - two boys and two girls from each school - are given the opportunity to study dance through 12th grade at Princeton Ballet School, which has a location in downtown New Brunswick.