UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

AOMDT and NMDP perform an Arts-in-Education Showcase of "HARVEST"

September 29, 2017
Matinee at 1:00PM and evening concert at 7:30PM
Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway, Hackensack, NJ  07601  201.820.3007
Tickets $10-$20
Master Class Additional Fee
RSVP to AOM 201.652.5800

EAT Festival Emerging Artist Theatre presents 18th Annual New Work Series 

October 2-22, 2017
Featuring Lynn Needle, Alberto DelSaz, Janette Dishuk, Courtney Karam, Tina Mayers and Nikki Manx with Costuming by:  Annie Hickman
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3086572

AOMDT Founder/Artistic Director Lynn Needle presents SIX SOLOS - Legend, Myth & Nature

October 22, 2017
TADA! Theater
15 West 28th Street, 2nd floor, NY, NY  10001
Tickets $10.00

 

PAST PERFORMANCES

AOMDT at Liberty Hall Dance Festival in the Tent at Kean College

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Avenue  Union, NJ  07083
908.527.0400  
libertyhall@kean.edu
http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall/events/liberty-hall-dance-festival-sept16
September 16, 2017 1:00-4:00PM  
Site Specific Settings  
Free and Open to the Public

AOMDT at AMERICAN DANCE GUILD 60th Anniversary/Celebrating Diversity

Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater/The Joan Weill Center for Dance
405 West 55th Street at 9th Avenue  NYC, NY 10019
Honoring Garth Fagan, Martha Myers and Thunderbird American Indian Dancers
September 7-10th, 2017  Featuring AOMDT - Choreography by: Lynn Needle September 8, 2017

AOMDT premieres NEW WORK at BERGEN DANCEMAKERS presents Subject Matters"- An Evening of New and Renewed Work"

Art of Motion Studio Theatre
The Performing Arts Building  17 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Ridgewood, NJ  USA    Directed by:  Claire Porter
July 23, 2017 at 7:00PM $10/Students/Seniors  $20/Adults
201.652.5800  RSVP

AOMDT Global Water Dances

Dunham Trail Ho-Ho-Kus Brook, NJ
Saturday, June 24th, 2017 11:00AM

AOMDT at DANCE FEST LES/East Village Dance Project/2017

El Jardin del Pariaso
4th Street between Avenue C & D
NYC  
Curated by Martha Tornay
June 3, 2017   6:30PM  
Free Open to Public  
Funded by NYC Parks
AOMDT Performs in NYC at DIG DANCE Series And At DANCE FEST LES 

All Choreography is Too Long Festival:  Dig Dance Celebrates Three Decades of Fridays at Noon

Celebrate Fridays at Noon, 1986-2016, with a raucous string of short choreographies by Fridays at Noon artists seen over the decades.

  • May 19: 1986-1995
  • May 20: 1996-2005
  • May 21: 2005-2016

We explore the short form as described by Doris Humphrey in her pithy quote, "All choreography is too long!"
http://www.92y.org/event/all-choreography-is-too-long

May 19, 2017 at 8:00PM
Two performance pieces choreographed by Lynn Needle
Buttenwieser Hall
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY

AOMDT and guests perform in AIDA as guests with the VERISMO OPERA at BergenPAC

https://www.bergenpac.org/events-tickets/box-office 
April 23, 2017 at 3:00PM
Choreography by Lynn Needle in collaboration with Olivia Galgano.  AOM students will also be featured.  

BergenPAC  
30 North Van Brundt Street
Englewood, NJ 07631

CERES Gallery: Go Figure - A Solo Show by Ruth Bauer Neustadter

"In Celebration of Women's History Month"
Wednesday, March 15, 2017  at 7:00PM Doors open at 6:30PM

Featuring performances by Nai Ni Chen, Lynn Needle featuring costume by Annie Hickman and Claire Porter
547 West 27th Street #201
NY, NY  10001

 

 

 

 

 

AOMDT performs at the Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund with guest Nikki Manx

Thursday, March 9, 2017  2:00-3:00PM
155-175 Hudson Avenue, Englewood, NJ 07631
By Invitation only

The Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund is an American assisted-living facility, in Englewood, New Jersey. Wikipedia
Address: 155-175 W Hudson Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631
Parent organizationActors Fund of America
Phone: (201) 871-8882

CDA Dance History Project: "Connecticut Dances"

Presented by The Connecticut Dance Alliance (CDA),in partnership with the Connecticut Historical Society and with funding from the Connecticut Humanities Council, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, and the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation

with performances by Lynn Needle, the AOMDT, and live lecture by Ruth Grauert
Thursday, January 19, 2017 5:00-7:00PM (snow-date January 26) 
Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT

SOLD OUT

 

A Christmas Eve Mass at St. John's - Hillsdale 

Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 4:00PM
Featuring AOMDT and children from St. John's with live music

A Winter's Night, Evening Fundraiser and Party

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

A Winter's Night, Evening Fundraiser and Party will include a silent auction, food, refreshments, music, and dance and vocal performances by the Art of Motion Junior Performing Ensemble and invited vocal students. Proceeds to benefit AOM's Scholarship, Educational, Artistic, and Outreach programs. For more information and to reserve tickets please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-winters-night-evening-fundraiser-party-tickets-29426459332

FreeSpace Dance 40+ Concert

Lynn Needle performs works from her Solo Concert
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:00PM
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4:00PM
Yoga Mechanics, "The Space"
107 Forest Street #3, Montclair, NJ

 

Alberto Ginastera Centennial Concert BOTH PERFORMANCES SOLD OUT

AOMDT with the Enso String Quartet
October 16, 2016
7:00PM
Community Presbyterian Church, Ringwood, NJ

AOMDT with the Enso String Quartet
October 17, 2016
6:45PM
Argentine Consulate, West 56th & 5th Ave, NYC

NDEO Conference: Site-Specific & Pop-Up Performing

October 8, 2016
1:00-3:00PM
Washington, D.C.

SOLD OUT  Bergen DanceMakers presents
"Subject Matters: New and Renewed Work"

July 24, 2016
7:00PM
Art of Motion Studio Theatre, Ridgewood, NJ

"Somatics" Conference at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

July 15, 2016
William and Hobart Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Dances

May 6, 2016
8:00PM
West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ

Flash Mob: New York, New York

May 7, 2016
Madison, NJ

Wallington High School Arts Day

AOMDT Arts-in-Education Master Classes & Performance
March 24, 2016

AOMDT performs at RALPH PUCCI Penthouse among John Koga Sculptures

March 10, 2016  6:00-8:00PM
44 West 18th Street, Floor 12
NY, NY  10011

Mikhail Zakin Gallery presents
OFF THE WALL at The Art School of Old Church

Featuring performances by Lynn Needle
and members of the Bergen DanceMakers
January 27, 2016  6:00-8:00PM
561 Piermont Road  Demarest, NJ  07627
201.767.7160

APAP AOMDT Showcase

Sunday, January 17, 2016
7:00PM

AOM Studio Theatre
The Performing Arts Building
17 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor
Ridgewood, NJ  07450

Featuring Excerpts from AOMDT Repertory
HEAVEN and EARTH and LEGEND, MYTH & NATURE
RSVP  201.652.5800

St. John's - Hillsdale Arts Festival presents the AOMDT

Produced by Cathy Wollyung and Roberto Sebastiani
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 7:00PM
1 Valley Street, Hillsdale, NJ  www.stjohnartsfestival.com $10 tickets (Children 15 & under - free) 201.666.2707
Featuring the AOMDT and guest artist Francis Lawrence

Festival Colima De Danza 15/Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad de Colima 11/16/15-11/20/15

AOMDT Solo Pop-Up Concert and Master Classes

November 20, 2015  11:30AM-12:30PM
Festival Colima De Danza 15 AL 22 De Noviembre
Teatro Hidalgo/Teatro Universitario
Foro Universitario Pablo Silva Garcia Theatre
University of Colima
Colima, Mexico

ARS NOVA - An evening honoring Broadway

October 15, 2015 7:30PM
Bergen Community College, Ciccone Theatre
An evening of live music and dance honoring the art of Broadway/Musical Theater, featuring guest performances by AOMDT company members.

FreeSpace Dance 40+ Concert

Lynn Needle, Courtney Karam, M.A. Taylor and Kent Lindemer 40 + Concert
October 17th at 8:00PM, October 18th at 4:00PM
Yoga Montclair, "The Space"

Bearnstow at Parker Pond and Vienna Arts Present: The Bearnstow Dancers in Concert

August 29, 2015 7:30PM
Vienna Union Hall, Vienna, Maine
Bearnstow’s Young Resident Artists perform dances created in the summer 2015 workshops, under the direction of Ruth Grauert, with guest artist Lynn Needle.

NIK:  A TRIBUTE TO THE LEGACY OF ALWIN NIKOLAIS

June 12 & 13, 2015    8:00PM
ABRONS  ART CENTER
Henry Street Settlement  
PLAYHOUSE CENTENNIAL 1915-2015

Performed by:  Kay Andersen, Alberto del Saz, Tim Harling, Elizabeth Higgins, Peter Kyle, Lynn Lesniak Needle, Pamela Levy, James Murphy, Trista Redavid DeFilippis and Donna Scro Samori 

From the Horse's Mouth - Celebrating the Legendary Murray Louis  
Abrons Arts Center Henry Street Settlement

May 3, 2015, 3:00PM
466 Grand Street, N.Y., N.Y.

Known throughout the world as one of the great male dancers, as well as a uniquely gifted choreographer, teacher, mentor, and eloquent spokesman for the art of dance, Murray Louis helped to shape the heart and history of dance at Henry Street Settlement with Alwin Nikolais.

"From the Horse's Mouth celebrates Murray Louis" will include an amazing array of choreographers, dancers, critics and friends who will share their humorous and poignant stories about Murray as well as dance in their own unique style.

CAST:

Kay Andersen, Gladys Bailin, Tandy Beal, Michael Blake, Janis Brenner, Alberto delSaz, Betsy Fisher, Kim Gibilisco, Ruth Grauert, Peter Kyle, Phyllis Lamhut, Carla Maxwell, Bebe  MIller , Merdith Monk, Lynn Needle, Sara Pearson, Carlo  Pellegrini, Trista Redavid DeFilippis, Lynn Rico, Robert Small, Emi Tokunaga, Yasuko Tokunaga, Doug Varone, Patrik Widrig, Joan Woodbury

An evening honoring "The Art of Mash-Up" at BCC Ciccone Theatre featuring Principals from AOMDT and students from BCC and AOM 

April 23, 2015 7:30pm. Tickets at the door. 

Wallington High School Arts Day

AOMDT presents master classes and performance. 
April 2, 2015
8:30am-12:45pm. 

Adelphi Orchestra - Romantic Impressionists

Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

River Dell Regional Middle School in River Edge, NJ

The Art of Motion Dance Theatre joins the Adelphi Orchestra in Romantic Impressionists

The Adelphi Orchestra (AO) presents its third concert of  its 61st season is Romantic Impressionists under the baton of conductor Richard Owen.  Principal Dancer, Janette Dishuk from the Art of Motion Dance Theatre will be performing Debussy's Petite Suite choreographed by Olivia Galgano, Artistic Director of the AOMDT

A Disney Salute!  
Featuring the AOMDT, Faculty and Students from the Art of Motion Junior Ensemble  and the New Jersey Choral Society 

March 7, 2015 2:00PM and 7:30PM and March 8, 2015 at 3:00PM
Three performances at  The Patricia Sollitto Performing Arts Center
500 Van Emburgh Avenue, Washington Township, NJ  
Visit www.NJCS.org or call 201.379.7719

ARTSBERGEN - An Evening with Bergen County Mayor's and Arts Advocates

March 4, 2015
Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre/Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ  5:30-7:30PM  
Featuring the AOMDT in Excerpts from their TEDMED Performance

APAP/NYC Showcase 2015

January 12, 2015/AOM Studio Theatre
An Evening featuring excerpts from the AOMDT Repertory
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" from POWER OF THE DANCE , SHAKTI and "Monarch" from HEAVEN and EARTH

ARS NOVA  "All The World on a String"

October 16, 2014 7:30PM
Bergen Community College, Ciccone Theatre

An evening of live music and dance featuring the history of the guitar.
AOMDT and John T. LaBarbera, Dan Sheehan, Andy Krikun and guest artists

Breast Cancer Project Support 

October 10, 2014, 7:30PM
College of Morris County    Dragonetti Auditorium

All proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation
AOMDT, moe-tion Dance Theater, 10 Hairy Legs, Claire Porter, Freespace Dance and guests
 

TEDMED 2014 Conference

September 12, 2014 / Library of Congress Opening Party / Session 1 & 7
The Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater 

The Art of Motion Dance Theatre has been invited to perform excerpts from HEAVEN and EARTH at the 2014 TEDMED Conference in Washington DC from September 10th to the 12th. The company will perform in the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center in Session 7 on September 12th. View feature on TEDMED website and on the TEDMED Blog.

Live Stream Available Soon 

FreeSpace Dance 40+ Concert

Lynn Needle, Kent Lindemer and guest artists/Freespace Dance 40+ Concert
August 9, 2014 8:30pm
Pine Lake Community Theatre Westchester, NY 

Dance in the Desert

July 26 and 27, 2014 / 7:00PM on July 26 and 2:00PM & 7:00PM on July 27
Las Vegas Clark County Library District at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center

Booking Dance Festival Edinburgh Preview at Bryant Park Presents Modern Dance

July 4, 2014 / 2:00PM-4:00PM
Bryant Park / Free to the Public

AOMDT is participating in a Preview of the Booking Dance Festival in Bryant Park, NYC, July 4th.  The performance will be 2 - 4 pm. Free to the public!

Dance NJ's Show Up and Dance 2014

June 28, 2014 / 3:00PM
Rutgers University

LEGENDARY: From Mozart to Metallica 

June 25, 2014 / 7:00PM
Bergen Community College Ciccone Theater / $5.00 General Admission

Lynn Needle, Janette Dishuk, Erick Rios, and M.A. Taylor, of the Art of Motion Dance Theatre will premiere and perform at Bergen Community College's  LEGENDARY: From Mozart to Metallica on June 25, 2014 at 7pm. 

Freespace Dance 40+ Showcase

May 3 and 4, 2014
Yoga Montclair, "The Space"

Dance Fest NJ at Centenary College

April 5, 2014
Centenary College Lackland Center

Analogia Art Installation

March 8. 2014
Bryant Park, NYC

Booking Dance Festival - APAP Showcase at Lincoln Center

January 1, 2014  / 8:00PM
Jazz at Lincoln Center - The Allen Room, NYC

An Intimate Evening of Live Music and Dance

November 8 and 9, 2013
Art of Motion Studio Theatre

DUET: The Power of Two

October 17. 2013
Bergen Community College Ciccone Theater

Dinu Ghezzo Memorial

August 7, 2013
NYU Steinhardt, NYC

Jacob's Pillow INSIDE/OUT Festival, HEAVEN and EARTH Premiere

July 3, 2013
Jacob's Pillow, Becket, MA

Ralph Pucci NYC Gallery Opening

May 20, 2013
Nine (Gallery) and Penthouse, 44 West 18th Street, NYC

Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts

April 25, 2013
Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
Annie Hickman with AOMDT guests

ICIA: Remembrance and Renewal

April 25, 2013
Bergen Community College Ciccone Theater

Celebrating Dinu Ghezzo

April 7, 2013
NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, NYC

Solo Performance at Lillian Booth Actor's Home

January 13, 2013
Lillian Booth Actor's Home, Englewood NJ

APAP Showcase 2013

January 13, 2013
Beekman Parlor, New York Hilton, NYC

LongHouse Reserve Gala 2012: Composition

July 21, 2012
East Hampton, NY LongHouse Reserve

The AOMDT will perform Shakti and improvisational work at the LongHouse 2012 Gala honoring Dorothy Lichtenstein and Robert Wilson.

Dance NJ's Show Up and Dance 2012

June 23, 2012
Rutgers University

Hudson River Pageant: Earth Celebrations

May 12, 2012
Christopher Street Pier, NYC

Smithsonian Institute's GardenFest 2012

May 12, 2012
Enid A. Haupt Garden - Smithsonian Castle, Washington D.C.

Wildlife Conservatory at the Bronx Zoo

April 21-June 10, 2012
Bronx Zoo Outdoors Performance Public Engagement

Hudson River Pageant: Earth Celebrations Gala

April 20, 2012
ACA Gallery, NYC

Trinity/Laban Master Class

March 1-6, 2012
Trinity/Laban Conservatorie, London

E M E R G E N C E

December 4, 2011 & January 22, 2012
Art of Motion Studio Theatre

NYU Myths & Earth Rituals Honoring Dinu Ghezzo

October 31, 2011
Lowe Theatre - NYU, NYC

ARS Nova

October 13, 2011
Bergen Community College Ciccone Theatre

Dance in the Desert Festival

July 29 & 30, 2011
College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas

Earth Celebrations: Hudson River Pageant

May 21, 2011
Christopher Street Pier, NYC

International Composers and Interactive Artists (ICIA): Connections

May 4, 2011
Bergen Community College Ciccone Theater

"I'll Have What She's Having..." Dance Project

March 18 and 19, 2011
Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

American Dance Guild Gala Performance: "From the Horse's Mouth"

February 24. 2011
Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, NYC

Homage to Nikolais

December 1-4, 2010
Hunter College, New York, NY

Nikolais Centennial Event

April 30, 2010
Henry Street Settlement/Abron's Art Center, NYC

ICIA Presents: "Songs & Voyages"

April 29, 2010
Bergen Community College Ciccone Theater

"I'll Have What She's Having..." Dance Project

March 19, 2010
Rider University, Lawrenceville, 

Dance NJ's Show Up and Dance 2010

March 6, 2010
Red Bank, NJ

Across the Ether

November 1, 2009
NYU Steinhardt, NYC