Dancers leap, hit and spin through a variety of genres during Pop up dance events. Either as a special event, such as the Culture Crawl Summer Dance Concert or as part of other Pop Up events, you can “Dance like no one is watching” but we prefer if you do!

2nd annual Culture Crawl Summer Dance Concert!

Nikola Palivoda and the Rahway Arts and Business Partnership are joining up to present the 2nd annual Culture Crawl Summer Dance Concert at the UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage! The CCSDC is a variety show where different kinds of dancers and groups come together for a weekend of dance. A small team of local artists have been selected by Nikola to set and develop original Modern and Contemporary works with the ensemble dancers while the RABP has organized local dance groups to feature other genres including Hip Hop, Belly Dance, Jazz and Broadway.

• Friday, June 28th, 8:00pm
• Saturday, June 29th, 2:00pm & 8:00pm
• Sunday, June 30th, 2:00pm

Tickets: $18 in advance ($20 at the door)
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In addition to the performances, workshops will be taught by the choreographers before and between the shows. Audience members will have the opportunity to learn from and work with the choreographers and dancers of the production!

Saturday, June 29th, 11am-12:30pm

Step/Contemporary – A choreography-based workshop that will start with a short warm up that will lead into the phrasework. Hard shoes for stepping and stomping are highly recommended.

Drop in rate is $10 (Cash)

Saturday June 29th 4:30pm-6pm

Physical Listening for Performance – This workshop is about investigating different levels of awareness in action. By combining and applying explorations of Breath, Physical Sensation, and External Stimulus via Partner Work, we will broaden our kinesthetic experience as performers and enliven what we bring to the stage.

Drop in rate is $10 (Cash)

Sunday June 30th 11am-12:30pm

Modern/Contemporary – A gentle/moderate technique-based workshop that will start off the day by getting the body mobile and warm. The purpose for this class is to get the dancers ready for their last day of performing.

Drop in rate is $10 (Cash)

Sunday June 30th 4:30pm-6pm

Restorative Tactile Bodyworks – In this workshop, participants will help their partners loosen the tension in their bodies by bringing attention to the breath and establishing their connection to the ground. This is a meditative partnering workshop that primarily takes place on the floor.

Drop in rate is $10 (Cash)