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Montclair Arts Alliance Art Festival

  • United Way Theater 60 South Fullerton Avenue Montclair, NJ, 07042 United States (map)

The Montclair Arts Alliance is hosting a 4-day festival of Visual and Performing Arts in Montclair's historic United Way Theater.

Buy a single day $20 Festival ticket and attend any and all events on that day. Multi-day Festival tickets allow entry on 2, 3 or 4 days at a discount. 

Schedule of Events:
From 6-8pm on Wednesday 11/29, the festival begins with the opening of the art exhibit "Improvisations" curated by Joyce Korotkin featuring 20 visual artists, a wine and cheese reception and music by harpist Violetta Norrie. 
At 8pm, a jazz performance will follow featuring Jazz House Kids Organ Ambassadors Ensemble, 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 Patrick & Michael Williams, 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, 6 dance companies will present an evening of Modern and African Dance. The companies include: Padierna Dance Project, Umoja Dance Company, Premiere Dance Ensemble, Danceworks & Co., Kyle Marshall Choreography and Freespace Dance.

Earlier Event: December 1
Free Art Friday
Later Event: December 5
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