The Montclair Arts Alliance is hosting a 4 day festival of Visual and Performing Arts in Montclair's historic United Way Theater.|
From 6-8pm on Wednesday 11/29, the festival begins with the opening of the art exhibit "Improvisations" curated by Joyce Korotkin featuring 12-15 visual artists, a wine and cheese reception and music by harpist Violetta Norrie.
At 8pm, a jazz performance will follow featuring Jazz House Kids, Trio Mia Jazz and Scott Robinson from Seed Artists.
From 6-10pm on Thursday 11/30, 5 theater companies will present sit-down and staged readings as well as musical theater performances. Companies include Culture Connection Theater, Sugar Mama Productions, UCC Players, Vanguard Theater Company and Theatre 167.
From 6-10pm on Friday 12/1, 4 bands will play rock, folk and R&B music including: QWERT, Meg Beattie Music, the Fabulous Flemtones and Black Lace Blues.
From 11am - 6:30pm on Saturday 12/2 during the daytime, Programming For Young Audiences will include Theater, Dance, Music, Opera, Drama and Drumming. Multiple Interactive arts events will be happening in the lobby. Companies and performers include: Pushcart Players, Montclair Early Music, Junior Theater Rocks, Montclair Dance Collective, Premiere Dance Theatre Workshop Kids, MADLOM, Opera Theatre of Montclair, A Mid-Summer's Dreaming Theatre Co., Indie Arts Montclair and Creativity Caravan.
From 6-8pm, Jennifer Levine will paint interactive Soul Portraits.
From 8-9:30pm on Saturday 12/2 during the Evening, 7 dance companies will present an evening of Modern and African Dance. The companies include: Sharron Miller Academy for the Performing Arts, Padierna Dance Project, Premiere Dance Ensemble, Danceworks & Co., Kyle Marshall Choreography, Freespace Dance and Umoja Dance Company.
See MontclairArtsAlliance.org and @montclairartsalliance on Facebook for further details as well as to check for updates.
United Way Theater (View)
60 S. Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|