Thursday, October 7, 2021

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater Presents Dancing in the Dark


Tickets on Sale For A Bewitching Dancing in the Dark Performance!




This October, immerse yourself in a dance and a haunting dance theater performance!


Artistic Director Gabriel Chajnik invites theater enthusiasts and Halloween-lovers alike to a bewitching evening of dance, inspired by popular horror classics.

Includes dance theater works inspired by Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” and a fresh take on the ballet “Giselle.”


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The performance will include music played by New Jersey State Youth Orchestra (NJSYO) students, conducted by Leo Soeda. Soeda will also present a newly arranged piece called "Toccata and Thunder," inspired by Bach's traditional "Toccata and Fugue in D minor."



Did you know?


You can take a professional ballet class with Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater every Monday, Thursday, and Friday morning!


Taught by Artistic Director Gabriel Chajnik, company class is for professional dancers or advanced adult dancers looking for a challenging, positive learning environment.


Drop-in rate: $20.


Mondays @11 a.m.

Thursdays + Fridays @10 a.m.


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Gabriel Chajnik honored at Monmouth Arts Gala for Artistic Achievement

Last Thursday, Gabriel Chajnik received the prestigious award in Artistic Achievement from the Monmouth Arts organization for leading the arts community during the hardships of the 2020 pandemic.

Looking ahead: "The Nutcracker ROCKS!"

Join us this December for the magical reimagining of a family holiday classic.

Based on Hoffman’s original story, Gabriel Chajnik transforms the Victorian-era Nutcracker to present-day, set right here in New Jersey!