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Press Release 2015


Press Contacts

Rena Perrone, Curator, Performing Arts I Grounds For Sculpture

Tel. 609.586.0616 I



Donia Salem, Co-director I The Outlet Dance Project

Tel. 917.913.7294 I

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Outlet Dance Project to Hold 11th Annual Festival at Grounds For Sculpture

Dance on Film October 1st, Live Performances October 3rd


The Outlet Dance Project is pleased to announce its upcoming 2-day festival at Grounds For Sculpture, now in its 11th year. Thursday, October 1st at 7:00pm is the Dance on Film portion, featuring films created by women choreographers and dance filmmakers from across the globe. Saturday, October 3rd at 2pm is the annual Day of Dance. This afternoon of 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.


The Outlet Dance Project is an annual festival dedicated to providing women choreographers of all dance genres an opportunity to share their artistic vision. Through partnership 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 filmmakers include Marta Arjona with Anna Borràs, Maggie Bailey, Ilana Goldman, Sima Gonsai, Jasmine Hearn and Paul Kruse, Juliette Machado, Kyle Georgina Marsh and Ann Lupo, Chris Rogy, Jen Roit and Terence Nance, Amy Seiwert, Zornitsa Stoyanova, Wobbly Dance, and Jana G. Younes. These films come from locations as close as New Jersey to as far away as Spain, the U.K, Cambodia and Lebanon.  


This year’s live performances are choreographed by Belle Alvarez, Zakiya Atkinson, Heidi Cruz-Austin, Melissa Chisena, Taylor Donofrio, Caitlin Dutton, Monica Gonzalez, Heather Harrington, Emma Kimball, Cleo Mack, Boroka Nagy, Hilary Pierce, Donna Salgado, Svea Schneider, Meredith Stapleton, and Ayana Wildgoose. Four of the selected choreographers have been commissioned by Grounds For Sculpture and The Outlet Dance Project, which has been funded in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts to create new work in dialogue with this season’s one-of-a-kind installation, Force of Nature, 白 Shiro, by Jae Ko.


The following sculptures will be featured in site-specific choreography: Ex-haltations by Linda Fleming, The Awakening by Seward Johnson, Force of Nature, 白 Shiro by Jae Ko, Passage by Kevin Lyles, The Couple by John Martini, The Oligarchs by Michelle Post, Bull 4 & Bull 5 by Peter Woytuk, and Allentown Council by Glenn Zweygardt



Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New Jersey (midway between Philadelphia and New York), is a forty-two acre not-for-profit sculpture park and arboretum founded by Seward Johnson. Its collection features more than 270 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists. Exhibitions change seasonally in six indoor galleries. With rich educational offerings, a robust schedule of performing arts, and fun family events, the park is open year-round. Shopping and dining options complement every visit. For hours, admission prices, and a calendar of events, visit


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The Outlet Dance Project


Grounds For Sculpture 


Dance on Film Festival

Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 7:00pm, Rain or Shine

All tickets: $15. Park admission day of film festival included with Advance Purchase (closes 9/30).


Day of Dance

Saturday, October 3, 2014 at 2pm, Rain or Shine
Free with entrance to GFS: Adults $15, Senior (65+) $12, Students $10, Members and Children (5 and under) Free
Information: and

Note: Bios for all the artists and directors can be found at

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