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  • Feb. 25, 2020, 7pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $35-$45

PHILADANCO! kicks off its 50th-anniversary celebration with electrifying dance that explores powerful themes of contemporary social justice.

Founded in 1970 by Joan Myers Brown, PHILADANCO! has a legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides. One of the preeminent black dance companies in the United States, PHILADANCO! is celebrated for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Its exquisite dancers and acclaimed choreographers have explored topics ranging from the civil rights movement to the Central Park Five through the art of dance.

Don’t miss this chance to celebrate 50 years of award-winning work.

About New Jersey Performing Arts Center

1 Center St.

Newark, NJ


    The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, by celebrating diversity, shall be America's foremost urban presenter of arts and entertainment, a creative and effective leader in arts education for children, a convener of useful and enlightening civic engagement events, and a catalyst for economic development in its home city of Newark.

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