The Arboretum Grounds are closed to the public today (Monday, August 9) due to tree removal.
Loni Landon and a Corps of Dancers to Perform at
INKUBATE®, New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Summit, NJ INKUBATE®, a collaboration between the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble and Reeves-Reed Arboretum, will present the second dance performance of the Sounds of a Summer Night '18 series at the Arboretum on Wednesday evening, July 11. Master choreographer, dancer, movement consultant, and Princess Grace Award-winner Loni Landon, with an international corps of dancers from the U.S., Canada, and Israel, will premier a new, full-length work especially created for INKUBATE®. This hour-long piece will include formally choreographed passages as well as improvisation.
In addition to creating dances for her own collective, the Loni Landon Dance Projects, Landon is often commission by dance companies and film makers across the country. Born and raised in New York City, Landon received her BFA in Dance from The Julliard School. After Julliard, she performed with Aszure Barton and Artists, Ballet Theater Munich, Tanz Munich Theater, and The Metropolitan Opera. Her many commissions include Keigwin and Company, Whim Whim, Levy Dance, The Julliard School, BODYTRAFFIC, American Dance Institute, Northwest Dance Project, and Marymount Manhattan College. Her company has performed at the Joyce Theatre and Jacob's Pillow. Awarded the Princess Grace Award in 2013 (established to identify and support emerging talent in the arts), Landon has gone on to win numerous honors for her choreography and dancing both nationally and internationally.
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 $15 per person donation for non-members, $5 for students). INKUBATE® and RRA's Sounds of a Summer Night 2018 are proudly sponsored, in part, by a grant from Investors Foundation, with additional support from Nick & Tracy McKee and The Summit Area Public Foundation. Visit www.reeves-reedarboretum.org for more information.
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, 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.
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