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30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaig Photo 30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021

All 40 members of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance as well as several of the state's presenting venues  have taken the Opening Night, Opening Right pledge to follow the most current medical advice, meeting or exceeding all local and national safety guidelines.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Awarded Grant Through New Jersey State Council On The Art Photo New Jersey Theatre Alliance Awarded Grant Through New Jersey State Council On The Arts
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021

For the first time in over a decade, the NJSCA budget was increased by 60%. As stated by the Council, $35.6 million in grants were awarded to support more than 700 arts organizations, projects, and artists throughout the state.

NJSCA & The Alliance Announce 2021 Cultural Access Award Recipients Photo NJSCA & The Alliance Announce 2021 Cultural Access Award Recipients
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2021

New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, two of the state's largest arts service organizations, congratulated the 2021 Cultural Access Awards recipients with a virtual event of learning and celebration on Thursday, June 24. 

Stages Festival Of Free And Low-Cost Theatre Events Continues Through May Photo Stages Festival Of Free And Low-Cost Theatre Events Continues Through May
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 14, 2021

For 24 years, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) has offered a spring festival of performances, workshops, and readings throughout the state. This year's festival has been held primarily online, due to the ongoing pandemic.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance To Host NJ Chapter Of Parent Artist Advocacy League Photo New Jersey Theatre Alliance To Host NJ Chapter Of Parent Artist Advocacy League
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2021

New Jersey Theatre Alliance has announced a new partnership with the national Parent Artist Advocacy League

McCarter Theatre Center Will Participate in HEALING VOICES: CAREGIVER STORIES on May  Photo McCarter Theatre Center Will Participate in HEALING VOICES: CAREGIVER STORIES on May 7
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2021

McCarter Theatre Center announced today it will participate in “Healing Voices: Caregiver Stories” a program of the New Jersey Theater Alliance.  

Crossroads Theatre Company's Genesis Festival Of New Plays Streams Next Week Photo Crossroads Theatre Company's Genesis Festival Of New Plays Streams Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2021

Crossroads Theatre Company's Genesis Festival of New Plays will stream over several virtual platforms at 7:00 p.m. (EST) April 14 – 17, Crossroads and partner Hi-ARTS announced.

New Jersey Arts Community Moves Toward Equity, Justice, And Anti-Racism with Two-Day  Photo New Jersey Arts Community Moves Toward Equity, Justice, And Anti-Racism with Two-Day Virtual Gathering
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2021

New Jersey Theatre Alliance and ArtPride New Jersey, the states two largest arts service organizations, will partner to bring the arts community together through a virtual gathering built around reflecting, healing, and learning while working toward a more equitable, just, and anti-racist arts and cultural sector.

Keynote Speakers Announced For Virtual Symposium On Equity And Justice In The New Jer Photo Keynote Speakers Announced For Virtual Symposium On Equity And Justice In The New Jersey Arts Community
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2021

New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) and ArtPride New Jersey have partnered to offer a two-day virtual gathering, Creating Change: Moving Toward Equity, Justice, and Anti-racism in the New Jersey Arts Community. The event will take place virtually on April 22 and 23, 2021.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Presents Hudson Theatre Works PlayWorks Reading Of New Pl Photo New Jersey Theatre Alliance Presents Hudson Theatre Works PlayWorks Reading Of New Plays
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 10, 2021

New Jersey Theatre Alliance presents  Hudson Theatre Works reading of Closing Times, a play by Derek Murphy, on March 25th at 7:30PM.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival Offers Free Online Events For All Ages Photo New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival Offers Free Online Events For All Ages
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021

For 24 years, New Jersey Theatre Alliance has offered a spring festival of performances, workshops, and readings throughout the state. This year's festival will be held primarily online, due to the ongoing pandemic.

Skyline Theatre Company Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Season This Saturday Photo Skyline Theatre Company Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Season This Saturday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2021

The event will be co-hosted by Brooke Elliott, currently starring in the new Netflix series “Sweet Magnolias” and recently portrayed the lead role of Jane Bingum in Lifetime TV’s “Drop Dead Diva.” Sam Scalamoni, Skyline Theatre Company’s Co-Founder and Artistic Director, will be the event’s other co-host.

Premiere Stages at Kean University Presents HEALING VOICES: CAREGIVERS' STORIES Photo Premiere Stages at Kean University Presents HEALING VOICES: CAREGIVERS' STORIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021

Premiere Stages will present Healing Voices: Caregivers’ Stories on Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m. EST on Zoom. Produced in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, Healing Voices: Caregivers’ Stories weaves together short works of prose, poetry, and theatre about personal caregiving experiences into an intimate theatrical performance.

The Theater Project Presents THINK FAST SHORT PLAY COMPETITION Photo The Theater Project Presents THINK FAST SHORT PLAY COMPETITION
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2021

Playwrights Vie for $500 Prize in Theater Project Short Play Fest on Zoom Part of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival (February 21-23, 2021, Virtual) Theater buildings may be closed, but theater companies can still Zoom.

Full Line-up of Virtual ACCESS THURSDAYS Announced by the Cultural Access Network Pro Photo Full Line-up of Virtual ACCESS THURSDAYS Announced by the Cultural Access Network Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

The Cultural Access Network Project, a project of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and New Jersey Theatre Alliance, has announced the 2021 Line up of “Access Thursdays,” an annual spring series of monthly educational opportunities for the arts and culture field.

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by Marina Kennedy - Dec 29, 2020

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Welcomes Diverse Slate Of Theatres After Expanding Member Photo New Jersey Theatre Alliance Welcomes Diverse Slate Of Theatres After Expanding Membership Criteria
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 17, 2020

As part of their commitment to increasing equity, inclusion, justice, and access in the theatre field, New Jersey Theatre Alliance, the statewide service organization for professional theatre, has expanded their membership criteria and added 11 new members to their roster. 

George Street Playhouse to Participate in Healing Voices: Caregiving Stories
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2020

George Street Playhouse announced today it will once again participate in “Healing Voices: Caregiver Stories” a program of the New Jersey Theater Alliance.  

Statewide Online Calendar of Accessible Arts Programming Launched by New Jersey Theat Photo Statewide Online Calendar of Accessible Arts Programming Launched by New Jersey Theatre Alliance 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2020

The Cultural Access Network Project, a  program of New Jersey Theatre Alliance and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the Cultural Access Calendar, an online portal that allows the public to find cultural events, including virtual and online events, with specific accommodations such as open captioning, ASL interpretation, and sensory-friendly adjustments. The calendar will be searchable by specific accommodation and will feature a wide variety of offerings from the state's theatre, visual art, dance, music, and museum community.

Deonté Griffin-Quick, Manager of Programs and Services at New Jersey Theatre Alliance, to Receive National Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2020

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) has named Deonté Griffin-Quick a recipient of its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Individual Award.

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