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Monmouth University Students Participate in a Masterclass with Bridgman|Packer Dance

Monmouth University students in DA151 – Movement for Performer taught by Professor Lawrence Edwards had the unique opportunity to participate in a masterclass with world-class dancers Myrna Packer and Art Bridgman of Bridgman|Packer Dance last week. Packer and Bridgman were on campus preparing for a November 15 performance with the Center for the Arts, which […]

On A Winter’s Night

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University will be presenting the 25th Anniversary concert of On A Winter’s Night from veteran singer-songwriters Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt in the Pollak Theatre On November 16 at 8 PM. These are among the brightest stars of the folk singer/songwriter movement for the […]

NightHawks at the Dance Barre

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are now on sale for a November 15, 2019 appearance by the Bridgman/Packer Dance troupe, in a presentation of “Voyeur” (recipient of the 2017 Bessie Award) and other works from their repertoire. Scheduled for 8 pm inside the Pollak Theatre, the one-night engagement showcases […]

Monmouth University presents 
 “A Celebration of Sondheim’s 90th Birthday”

March 22 marks the 90th birthday of the greatest American musical theatre composer of the modern era, Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Sondheim. To mark this occasion, Monmouth University and Shadow Lawn Stage will join forces to present a series of Sondheim’s most beloved works. This marks the first time that all three of the year’s […]

William Close & The Earth Harp Collective returns to Monmouth

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are on sale for a November 2 concert presentation with William Close and the Earth Harp Collective. The internationally renowned ensemble that holds a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the world’s largest playable stringed instrument is set to return to Pollak […]

The 5th Dimension Comes to Monmouth U On October 18

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are on sale for a October 18 concert presentation with The 5th Dimension award-winning group behind such soul classics as Up, Up and Away, One Less Bell to Answer, Wedding Bell Blues, Last Night I Didn’t Get to Sleep at All, Stoned Soul […]

I WROTE THAT ONE TOO: An Evening with Steve Dorff: The Hit Songs and the Stories Behind Them

The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University has announced that tickets are on sale for a October 11 concert presentation with Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee Steve Dorff who will be performing many of his best loved songs and share the fascinating stories behind them on the Pollak Stage as part of the 2019-20 […]

Access and Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion – Call for Entries

Monmouth University’s Pollak Gallery January 21 – March 13 Acts of injustice, bias, and disrespect, against groups and individuals, continue to play out across our nation. This juried exhibition will feature works that define what it means to be a good citizen in a global context, a person appreciative of all cultures and committed to […]

Department of Art & Design announces openings for three exhibits

Monmouth University’s Department of Art & Design is pleased to announce the opening of three exhibits: Karen Bright—Throughline, Just Beachy/After Sandy and A Sense of Place in Contemporary Encaustic. All three exhibits will run through Dec. 9 and receptions will be held at the DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall and the Ice House Gallery on […]

Monmouth U. presents a week of events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock

A Week of Woodstock WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ (July 31, 2019) –August 15-18, 1969 began a new chapter in American music. Over 400,000 fans gathered on a dairy farm in Bethel, New York to experience “3 Days of Peace & Music” that included Joan Baez belting her songs while six months pregnant, a 20 year […]