Friday, February 24, 2012


4th Annual International Dance Festival
Area schools and professionals showcase panoply of U.S., global dance styles

WHEN:  Sunday, Mar. 4, 2-4 PM
WHERE: Woodbridge Middle School, 525 Barron Avenue in Woodbridge, NJ.
TICKETS: $10 adults, $5 children under 13 and are available in advance online at, by calling 732.662.9353 or stopping by Dressing Room Dancewear Boutique, 1010 Amboy Ave., Edison, NJ 08837.

The event features a stellar lineup of area dance schools and professional dance artists offering showcase performances of Broadway Jazz, Irish Stepdancing, Middle Eastern Belly Dancing, Chinese, Mexican, Classical and Contemporary Indian, Flamenco, African, Latin, Hip Hop, Classical Tap and Ballroom styles.


Featured performers include world champion Peter Smith School of Irish Step Dance, Indianica Academy of Indian Dance, flamenco soloist Lisa Botalico of Alborada Spanish Dance Theater, Middle Eastern dancer Aasiyiah, the Chinese Huaxia Performing Arts Troupe, salsa/mambo champions Javier and Sweety, Mexican folk dancer Krystina Cardenas, African dance artist Dawud Jackson and Jessica Manjally, Genevieve Estanislau and Jessica McLaughlin of the European School of Dance.

The event is a fundraiser for the Woodbridge Committee for the Arts.