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The Outlet Dance Project to Hold 12th Annual Festival at Grounds For Sculpture

Dance on Film Fest October 28th, Live Performances October 30th


The Outlet Dance Project is pleased to announce its upcoming 2-day festival at Grounds For Sculpture (GFS). Friday, October 28th at 7:00pm is the Dance on Film Festival portion – an evening of stunning dance films from around the globe produced and created by women filmmakers and choreographers. Sunday, October 30th at 2pm is the annual Day of Dance. This afternoon of gorgeous live performance is a dynamic, family-friendly journey through Grounds For Sculpture. Come to experience dance and sculpture in a whole new way! Rain or Shine. 
Now in its 12th year, The Outlet Dance Project, is an annual festival of women-identifying artists sharing their vision through site-specific dance, film, and work created for the stage. Through collaboration with Grounds For Sculpture, community outreach, interdisciplinary collaboration, and performance, The Outlet Dance Project strives to enrich the region with dance. 
The Dance on Film Festival features short films,  from locations as close as New Jersey and as far away as Russia, India, and Lebanon, and exhibits the talents of  Alissa & Joshua Baird, Jessi Jamz Colon & Bat-Sheva Guez, Monica Campbell, Nikita Dmitrievsky, Justina Grayman, Cara Hagen, Nikita Maheshwary, Katherine Maxwell & Jordan Taylor Fuller, Kailee McMurran & Dylan Wilber, Mayumu Minakawa & Tom Weksler, Mitchell Rose & Bebe Miller, Duston Spear, Tanin Torabi, and Jana Younes.  
This year’s live performances, during The Outlet Dance Project’s Day of Dance, are choreographed by Ishita Bhattacharya, Janis Brenner, Harika Chatlapalli, Delhi Dance Theater, Amanda Edwards, Jaclyn Gary, Ariel Grossman, Maré Hieronimus, Laura Katz, Fatima Logan-Alston, Boroka Nagy, Svea Schneider, Blythe Erica Smith, Meggi Sweeney Smith, Maxine Steinman, Harlee Trautman, Blakeley White-McGuire, and Hee Ra Yoo. 
Outdoor site-specific choreography feature interpretations of the following sculptures: Ex-halations by Linda Fleming, The Awakening by Seward Johnson, da Vinci's Knot by Robert Lobe, Split Ritual II by Beverly Pepper, Untitled (Steelroots) by Steven Tobin, Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5 by Bernar Venet, Eolith by Isaac Witkin, Ode to a Possum by Isaac Witkin, and GFS’s newest indoor installation, Wind, Water, Stone by Elyn Zimmerman. 
ABOUT GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New Jersey (midway between Philadelphia and New York), is a forty-two acre notfor-profit sculpture park, arboretum, and museum founded by Seward Johnson. Its collection features over 270 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists. Exhibitions change seasonally in six indoor galleries. Offering rich educational programs, a robust schedule of performing arts, and fun family events, it is open year-round. Shopping and dining options complement every visit. For hours, admission prices, and a calendar of events, visit Stay up to date at  
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The Outlet Dance Project 
Grounds For Sculpture  
Dance on Film Festival Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:00pm, Rain or Shine All tickets: $15. Park admission day of film fest included. Advance purchase also includes admission for Day of Dance on 10/30. 
Day of Dance Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2pm, Rain or Shine Free with NEW Timed Admission: Adults $18, Senior (65+) $15, Students $10, Members and Children (5 and under) Free Buy online in advance and save! Information: and 
Note: Bios for all the artists and directors can be found at 

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