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Dancer/Choreographer Elizabeth Roxas Returns to Reeves-Reed Arboretum for
INKUBATE®, New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Summit, NJ INKUBATE®, the collaboration between the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble and Reeves-Reed Arboretum, will present the final dance performance of the Sounds of a Summer Night '17 series at the Arboretum on Wednesday evening, August 2. This concert will mark the return to the Arboretum of the extraordinary Elizabeth Roxas, famed Alvin Ailey soloist and choreographer.
Sharing the choreographic duties of the evening will be dancer, director and choreographer Belinda McGuire, and Bradley Beakes, a NYC-based dance artist from the Jose Limón Company. McGuire primarily performs solo work through the Belinda McGuire Dance Projects, and has danced with many major companies across North America. Winner of the Lester Horton Award for "Outstanding Male Performance," Beakes has taught in universities and has choreographed for dance festivals across the country. He is currently with Doug Varone and Dancers.
INKUBATE® is part of a four performance Sounds of a Summer Night concerts-in-the-garden series at the Arboretum, so bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets. The Arboretum grounds open up at 6 pm for concertgoers to picnic and the performance is from 7 pm to 8 pm. The cost is free to RRA Members (thanks to underwriting support from Investors Bank). There is a $10 per person donation for non-members, $5 for students). INKUBATE® and RRA's Sounds of a Summer Night 2017 are proudly sponsored, in part, by a grant from Investors Foundation, with additional support from Nick & Tracy McKee and The Grand Summit Hotel.
About Reeves-Reed Arboretum: Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week from 7:00 am till 7:00 pm from April 1 to October 31 and from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm from November 1 to March 31, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.
Reeves-Reed Arboretum....a place to grow, for everyone!