Carolyn Dorfman Dance connects life and dance in bold, athletic and dramatic works by Carolyn Dorfman and nationally renowned choreographers.
The company’s ten multi-ethnic and stunning dancers tap their unique talents to present high-energy and technically demanding dance that unleashes the powerful storytelling and imagery of its visionary creator. This distinctive combination takes audiences on intellectual and emotional journeys that ultimately illuminate and celebrate the human experience. This is contemporary dance that moves you to think, feel, laugh, cry and engage.
The highly acclaimed ensemble is known for emotional resonance and artistic excellence both in performance and in its interactions with audiences, students and the community. Sharing art and process is the hallmark of this company. For over 30 years, Carolyn Dorfman Dance has appeared at major theaters, dance festivals, universities, schools, museums and galleries regionally, nationally and internationally.
Carolyn Dorfman Dance is supported in part by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner of the NEA; Henry S. and Mala Dorfman Foundation; the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation; The O’Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation; Betsy and Drew Vaden; Gregory S. Gallick M.D. and Staff; The Center for Ambulatory Surgery; Jeff and Leah Kronthal/Kronthal Family Foundation; Dr. Ann Stock and Arshad Zakaria/Zakaria Family Foundation; The Hyde and Watson Foundation; New Music USA; Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International; EJ Grassman Trust; Karma Foundation; Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center; Harkness Foundation for Dance; Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs; and Stop&Shop, New York Metro Division; among other generous foundations, corporations, and individual donors committed to Carolyn Dorfman Dance’s artistry and programming.