Date(s) - 08/03/2021 - 08/05/2021
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

NJ SummerDance

SOPAC (South Orange Performing Arts Center), One SOPAC Way, South Orange , NJ, 07079

Join us for an in-person experience!

August 3-5, 2021, 12:00 – 4:30 pm
Ages 13 & up, all levels welcome

Full Registration: $160

Registration is open until all slots are filled. Participants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend.

Quick links:

About NJ SummerDance
How to Register
Scholarship Application

Student dancers in a gym performing a lift

About NJ SummerDance

Celebrate dance, life, nature and a joyous return to in-person classes with Carolyn Dorfman Dance and our phenomenal artistic friends. Immerse yourself into Dorfman’s inspirational technique and choreographic foundations combined with creative cross training in various art forms – indoors and in nature.

The week delves into our creative, communal and healing selves and expands our artistic range in workshops with talented guest’s artists: Hikeolution Co-Founder Nubia Lumumba, Visual Artist and Social Justice Activist Joanne Leone, and more!

Receive personal attention in the making of dance art, participate in conversations about the field, and partake in powerful community building experiences. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind summer intensive!


Full Registration: $160

Need-based scholarships are available on a first come, first served basis to dancers who have not received one in the last two years. (See details below)

NJ SummerDance 2018 students

How to Register

The following items are required for registration until slots are filled:

1) Registration form and payment. Register online here.  If you need a paper copy, please contact us at njsummerdance@carolyndorfman.dance or (908) 687-8855.

2) PaymentPay online here (includes 4% processing fee). You may also mail a check to:

Carolyn Dorfman Dance
2780 Morris Avenue, Suite 2-C
Union, NJ 07083

3) Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination – Either upload via the online registration form above, or email a copy to njsummerdance@carolyndorfman.dance

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Scholarship Application

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first served basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Dancers who have received a scholarship to NJ SummerDance in the last two years are not eligible.

To apply for a scholarship, please submit the following:

1) Completed registration form – Click here to register online. If you need a paper copy, please contact us at njsummerdance@carolyndorfman.dance or (908) 687-8855.

2) A short essay describing the impact this program will have on your growth as a dancer and as a person (uploaded via the registration form).


For questions regarding NJ SummerDance, contact us at njsummerdance@carolyndorfman.dance or 908-687-8855.

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