Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Celebrates 40th Anniversary with THE LEGACY PROJECT



WHEN: Sunday, January 28, at 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 29, in a school time performance at 10:30
Wilkins Theatre on the campus of Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue in Union
For more information on these two shows at the , and to order tickets, visit or call the box office at 908-737-7469.

On Saturday, January 27, the world commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day and as a part of that weekend of that remembrance, choreographer and master teacher Carolyn Dorfman and her dance company take audiences on a powerful historical and cultural journey through her celebrated work The Legacy Project. A child of Holocaust survivors, Dorfman honors her Eastern European roots, explores the tragedy of the Holocaust, and tells the story of the immigrant experience.  Photo by Daniel Hedden.

About Carolyn Dorfman Dance

Carolyn Dorfman Dance moves people to connect to our common humanness to build understanding and face barriers together through powerfully expressive contemporary dance. Through the powerful choreography of founding Artistic Director Carolyn Dorfman and diverse artistic collaborators, CDD celebrates the trials and triumphs of the human story. Our long history is a journey of growth, change, and innovation through storytelling and employment of multiethnic dancers skilled in reflecting our common social connections. Our one-of-a-kind dance experiences open dialogue, and create bridges between artist, audience, and each other. The highly acclaimed ensemble is known for emotional resonance and artistic excellence in both performance and its interaction with audiences, students and community. Carolyn Dorfman Dance appears at major theaters, dance festivals, universities, schools, museums and galleries regionally, nationally and internationally.