Summer Dance Project - CANCELLED

Friday, June 23

This event has been cancelled due to threat of inclement weather and will not be rescheduled for tomorrow evening for the same reason. If rescheduled, it will be for a later date in the summer.

Summer DANCE Project: Palmer Square 2017

Rain date is Saturday, June 24

This annual outdoor dance concert is sponsored by YWCA Princeton’s Dance Department in collaboration with Palmer Square Management.

The Summer Dance Project reflects the cultural vitality and diversity of the arts in Princeton and this year the concert will feature and support local New Jersey based choreographers and dancers. The artists that make up the SUMMER DANCE PROJECT are from various companies and towns throughout New Jersey. A variety of dances will be performed in styles including Ballet, Contemporary, Flamenco, Salsa and more.

Arrive early to get a good seat–be sure to bring your blankets and lawn chairs to set up on the Green for a FREE family night of professional entertainment. 

Sorry, no pets allowed.

Dance Curator: Christine Colosimo (MA, CMA, BFA)

Christine is a dancer, choreographer, dance educator and arts administrator. She has collaborated with visual artists from around the world creating pieces that combine live dance with video dance, live music with electronic music and live dance with projected light painting and photography. Her work has been presented in both New York and New Jersey. Christine is a dance history professor at Rider University. She is founder and director of two New Jersey based dance collectives, Summer Dance Project series in Palmer Square and the IHWSH Dance Project. Christine is also a NJ state certified dance educator and brings special dance and movement projects to the Princeton Public Schools. These projects are interdisciplinary, using dance as the medium in meshing NJ core curriculum standards in all subject matters with creative arts and dance. Christine has been a Princeton resident for nineteen years and is proud to bring dance to her much loved community.