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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

New Jersey


The following represent those individuals, their respective companies and cities of origin that
participate in the Kennedy Center and its activities and oversight.


BOARDS/LEADERSHIP

Board of Trustees
The governing and leadership group composed of 36 members appointed by the President of the United States and 23 ex officio members who serve as designated by Act of Congress.

2009 Mrs. Judith Ann Eisenberg
Rumson, NJ

Trustee
Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board
A partnership composed of the nation's most distinguished leaders who help to secure funding in support of The Kennedy Center's arts education programs.

2010 Mr. David B. Snow, Jr.
Chairman and CEO, Medco Health Solutions, Inc.
Franklin Lakes, NJ

Vice Chairman
2009 Mr. David M. Cote
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Honeywell International Inc.
Morristown, NJ

Vice Chairman
2009 Mr. Timothy M. Ring
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, C.R. Bard, Inc.
Murray Hill, NJ

Vice Chairman
2009 Mr. William C. Weldon
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ

Vice Chairman
National Committee for the Performing Arts
A national advisory board whose members provide important support for The Kennedy Center through their leadership and advocacy in their home community as well as financial support. The NCPA has raised over $9 million for national arts education.

2010 Mr. Lawrence E. Bathgate, II
Bathgate, Wegener and Wolf, P.C.
Lakewood, NJ

Member
2009 Mrs. Mimi Walsh
Morristown, NJ

Member
President's Advisory Committee on the Arts
A national advisory board appointed by the President of the United States to serve as "Ambassadors for the Arts" on behalf of The Kennedy Center to their home states and communities and who support the Center's national education and outreach programs.

2010 Mr. Victor Herlinsky, Jr.
Hackensack, NJ

Member
EDUCATION

Accessibility
This initiative ensures that all performances and events at The Kennedy Center are accessible to visitors and guests with disabilities and assists other organizations and individuals throughout the United States in establishing or improving access for people with disabilities to all aspects of the cultural arts.

2013 Laurie Carter
Vice president, NJPAC
one center street Newark NJ 7102, NJ
Intersection arts and specail education conference

Organization
2013 Margaret Dwyne
teacher of the handicapped, pg chmbaers school
15 Halko drive cedar knolls nj 7927, NJ
intersection arts and specail education conference

Organization
2013 Angela Guerriero
founder and clinical director, Tempo music thearpy services
154 Vreeland avenue Nutley NJ 7110, NJ
intersection and arts and specail education conference

Organization
2013 Dena Malararek
Director specail populations and NYC residenses, arts horizons
1 grand ave suite 7 englewood NJ 7631, NJ
intersection arts and specail education conference

Organization
2010 Melissa Finkel
Red Bank, NJ
2010 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference

Organization
2010 Robert Carr
Director of Programs & Serices/ADA Coordinator, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
West Orange, NJ
Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference

Organization
2010 John McEwen
Executive Director, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
West Orange, NJ
2010 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference

Organization
2010 Michael T. Mooney
Manager of Outreach and Access Programs, Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ
2010 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference

Organization
2009 Robert Carr
Manager of Programs and Services, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
West Orange, NJ
2009 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2009 Melissa Fiinkel
ADA Coordinator, Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2009 John McEwen
Executive Director, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
West Orange, NJ
Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2009 Michael Mooney
Manager of Outreach and Access Programs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Millburn, NJ
2009 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2009 Arlene Romoff
n/a, New Jersey Cultural Access Network
Saddle River, NJ
2009 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2008 Mr. Robert Carr
Manager of Programming, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
Morristown, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Ms. Janet Dickson
Access Coordinator, McCarter Theatre
Princeton, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Ms. Michelle L. Marigliano
Bernardsville, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Mr. John McEwen
Executive Director, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
Morristown, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Mr. Michael Mooney
Manager of Outreach, Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Ms. Arlene Rumoff
Member, Cultural Access Network
Saddle River, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Ms. Nadine Vogel
President, Springboard Consulting
Mendham, NJ
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
American College Theatre Festival
A national competition, awards program and theater education program for colleges and their students.

2010
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Pomona, NJ
A Comb and a Prayer Book: A Survivor's Story by Pamela Hendrick

School
2009 Dustin Ballard
Kean University
Union, NJ

School
2009 Kelly Karcher
Montclair State University
Sewell, NJ

School
2009 Megan Greener
Montclair State University
Towaco, NJ

School
2009 Ralph Saro
Kean University
Glenrock, NJ

School
2009 Scott Brieden
Montclair State university
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

School
2007 Fairleigh Dickinson University
Madison, NJ

School
2007 Kean University
Union, NJ

School
2007 Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ

School
2007 Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJ

School
2007 Raritan Valley Community College
North Branch, NJ

School
2007 Richard Stockton College
Pomona, NJ

School
2007 Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

School
Capacity Building Program
An assembly of managers and directors from theaters, dance companies and music ensembles that are "of color" who will work collectively to strengthen their respective positions in their communities through a program of information exchange with Kennedy Center Management.

2012 David Applegate
Director of Marketing, Algonquin Arts Theatre
Manasquan, NJ, NJ
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2012 Raymond Brunt
Vice Chair/ Board of Directors, Algonquin Arts Theatre
Manasquan, NJ, NJ
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2012 Teresa Staub
Director of Development, Algonquin Arts Theatre
Manasquan, NJ Manasquan, NJ, NJ
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2012 William Whitefield
Executive Director, Algonquin Arts Theatre
Manasquan, NJ, NJ
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2009 John Newman
Chairperson, Algonquin Arts
Manasquan, NJ
Kennedy Center Board Member Seminar

Participant
2004 Crossroads Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ

Participant
2003 Crossroads Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ

Participant
DeVos Institute of Arts Management Internship
College juniors, seniors and students who have not been out of school more than two years have the opportunity to intern in a specific department of The Kennedy Center.

2007 Elizabeth Magovern
Princeton Junction, NJ

Participant
2003 Alison Trzaska
Medford, NJ

Participant
2002 Deborah Holowchuck
Hackettstown, NJ
Fall 2002 Dance Programming intern

Participant
Events for Students
Live and satellite-based programs which are designed for high school and college-level students to participate in and develop a better understanding of the performing arts.

2003 Robert Thompson
Hunterdon Central Regional High
Flemington, NJ
Distance Learning

School
Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell
An intensive three-week summer program for intermediate to advanced students aged 14 to 18 which is directed by one of America's most recognized prmia ballerinas.

2013 Saki Morimoto
Cherry Hill, NJ

Student
2011 Nathaniel Dorr
Rutherford, NJ

Student
2011 Daryen Rubin
Edgewater, NJ

Student
2010 Daryen Rubin
Edgewater, NJ

Student
2010 Kyra Huxel
Lawrenceville, NJ
2010 Participant

Student
2009 Brigid Duffin
Atco, NJ

Student
2009 Marjorie Feiring
Rumson, NJ

Student
2009 Brett Fukuda
Ridgewood, NJ

Student
2009 Alexa Modica
Chester, NJ

Student
2008 Mr. Brett Fukuda
Ridgewood, NJ
Participants-July 2008

Student
2008 Brett Fukuda
Ridgewood, NJ

Student
2003 Katelyn Bialek
Wyckoff, NJ

Student
2003 Erin Gallagher
Red Bank, NJ

Student
Jazz


2010 Curtis Taylor
Rutgers University
North Brunswick, NJ
2010 Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead, the music residency program

Student
2006 Thomas Chubb
student, Rutgers University
Highland Park, NJ
Betty Carter Jazz Ahead

Participant
2006 Alexander Collins
student, Eastman School of Music
Teaneck, NJ
Betty Carter Jazz Ahead

Participant
2006 Mark Whitfield
student, McNair Academy High School
Jersey City, NJ
Betty Carter Jazz Ahead

Participant
2006 Brandon Wright
student, University of Miami
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Betty Carter Jazz Ahead

Participant
2005 Aaron Weiman
Rutgers University
Higland Park, NJ
2005 Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead

Participant
2004 Brian Betz
Tome River, NJ
Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead residency 2004

Participant
2004 Joe Elefante
New Providence, NJ
Dept. of State - Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador 2004

Participant
2004 Tim Horner
Teaneck, NJ
Dept. of State - Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador 2004

Participant
2004 Harriet J. Klum
Little Falls, NJ
Dept. of State - Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador 2004

Participant
2004 Roseanna Vitro
Warren, NJ
Dept. of State - Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador 2004

Participant
Jazz Ahead


2007 Brian Betz
Toms River, NJ

Participant
2007 Stephen Mclean
East Orange, NJ

Participant
KCACTF Festival
A Web-based arts and education network that provides educators with resources for teaching in, through and about the arts: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

2006 Tracy Jacobson
Berkeley Heights, NJ
selected by competition in state

Artist
2006 Sang Yhee
Tenafly, NJ
selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Stacy Chu
Towaco, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
1997 Minyoung Chang
Norwood, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
1993 Megan Hintz
Randolph, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network
A network of state-based organizations that works to infuse the arts into the education system of their state.

2002 Delaware Township School
Hunterdon County, NJ
Delaware Township School, in collaboration with the New Jersey AAE, was a national demonstration site community for the KCAAEN's "A Community Audit for Arts Education" initiative.

Organization
Millennium Stage
Free performances are presented every day at 6:00 p.m. in The Kennedy Center's Grand Foyer.

2012 Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra
Hamilton, NJ

Artist
2012 Kagero
Carlstadt, NJ

Artist
2012 Miri Ben-Ari
Edgewater, NJ

Artist
2012 New Tricks
Jersey City, NJ

Artist
2012 Joao Kouyoumdjian
Newark, NJ

Artist
2007 John Blake Jr
John Blake Jr., PAFE
Franklinville, NJ

Artist
2007 The Tabadol Project
The Tabadol Project, PAFE
Collingswood, NJ

Artist
2005
Upper Montclair, NJ

Artist
2003 Bobby Whitlock & Kim Carmel
Tranquility, NJ

Artist
2002 Burnt Sugar
Hoboken, NJ

Artist
2002 Gregg Cagno
Clinton, NJ

Artist
2002 Montclair State University
Upper Montclair, NJ

School
2002 Marlene Ver Plank
Clifton, NJ

Artist
2002 Winard Harper Sextet
Jersey City, NJ

Artist
2001 Fine Wine Trio
Whitehouse Station, NJ

Artist
2001 Vance Gilbert
Westwood, NJ

Artist
2001 Lynn Miles
Oakridge, NJ

Artist
2001 Siobhain Mosley
Jersey City, NJ

Artist
2001 Newark Boys Chorus School
Newark, NJ

School
2001 Kellye Gordon Saunders
Englewood, NJ

Artist
2001 The Singing Ambassadors
Vineland, NJ

Artist
2001 Donald Williams
Hackensack, NJ

Artist
2000 Mary Gauthier
Elizabeth, NJ

Artist
2000 The Klezmatics
Fair Lawn, NJ

Artist
2000 The Burns Sisters
Westwood, NJ

Artist
2000 Valerie Vaughn
Tuckerton, NJ

Artist
NSO Youth Soloists' Competition
A competition designed to encourage and foster the development of high school musicians. The winner performs as a soloist with the NSO.

2008 Alice Yoo
Fort Lee, NJ
National Young Artist Division 3rd prize $4,000

Artist
Partners in Education
The Performing Arts Centers and Schools is a program which works with cultural organizations and schools throughout the nation to expand their education programs with a primary focus on the education of teachers.

2010
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
, NJ

Participant
2010
Newark Public Schools
Newark, NJ

Participant
2010
Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
, NJ

Participant
2010
Camden City Public Schools
Camden, NJ

Participant
2009
Rutgers Camden Center for the Arts
, NJ

Participant
2009
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
, NJ
Paartnership Teams

Participant
2009
Newark Public Schools
, NJ
Paartnership Teams

Participant
2009
Center for the Arts
, NJ
Partnership Teams

Participant
2009
Gordon Theater
Camden, NJ
Partnership Teams

Participant
2009
Camden City Board of Education
, NJ
Partnership Teams

Participant
2007 Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts
Camden, NJ
Team entered the program in 2007.

Participant
2007 Camden City Public Schools
Camden, NJ
Team began program in 2007.

Participant
2007 Institute for Arts and Humanities Education
New Brunswick, NJ
Team entered program in 1991; 273 teachers participated in 14 workshops in 2002-2003; 237 teachers participated in 13 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
2007 New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, NJ
Team entered program in 1997; 390 teachers participated in 9 workshops in 2002-2003.

Participant
2007 Newark Public Schools
Newark, NJ
Team entered program in 1997; 390 teachers participated in 9 workshops in 2002-2003.

Participant
2007 State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ
Team entered program in 1991; 273 teachers participated in 14 workshops in 2002-2003. 237 teachers participated in 13 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
2006 North Brunswick Township Public Schools
North Brunswick, NJ
Team entered program in 1991; 273 teachers participated in 14 workshops in 2002-2003. 237 teachers participated in 13 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
Summer Music Institute
A four-week festival of orchestral and chambermusic for young people ages 15 to 21 at The Kennedy Center. The Institute consists of orchestral and chamber music coached by NSO musicians, conducting and master classes, private lessons with NSO musicians and additional enrichment sessions.

2009 Andrew Pratt
West Orange, NJ
instrument played: horn

Student
2003 Leyan Lo
Basking Ridge, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Ashley Jackson
Far Hills, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2001 Ashley Jackson
Far Hills, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Nominee
2001 Kristin Johan
Mountainside, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2001 Gretchen Schneider
Bergenfield, NJ
Selected by competition in state

Artist
Theater for Young Audiences
An initiative which creates, commissions, produces, presents and tours performances for young people and their families both locally and nationally.

2011
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
Newark, NJ
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

Organization
2011
Union County Performing Arts Center
Rahway, NJ
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical December 11

Organization
2011
Theatre at RVCC
Somerville, NJ
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical December 14

Organization
2008
Wilkens Theatre at Kean University
Union, NJ
The Phantom Tollbooth

Other
2008
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
South Orange, NJ
The Phantom Tollbooth

Other
2007 Count Basie Theatre, Inc.
Red Bank, NJ

Organization
2007 Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ

Organization
2007 Algonquin Arts
Manasquan, NJ

Organization
2007 Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
Camden, NJ

Organization
2007 Kean University
Union, NJ

Organization
2007 Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ

Organization
2006 Algonquin Arts Theatre
Algonquin Arts Theatre
Manasquan, NJ

Participant
2006 Bergem Performing Arts Center
Bergem Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ

Participant
2006 Gordon Theater, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
Gordon Theater, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
Camden, NJ

Participant
2006 Sharp Theater, Berrie Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Sharp Theater, Berrie Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJ

Participant
2006 State Theatre
State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ

Participant
2006 Stockton Performing Arts Center
Stockton Performing Arts Center
Pomona, NJ

Participant
2006 Victoria Stage, NJPAC
Victoria Stage, NJPAC
Newark, NJ

Participant
2006 Wilkins Theatre, Kean University
Wilkins Theatre, Kean University
Union, NJ

Participant
2005 Christopher W. Butler
Vice President, State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ

Other
2005 Michael Cool
Director, Stockton Performing Arts Center
Pomona, NJ

Other
2005 Mark Fields
South Jersey Performing Arts Center at the Tweeter Center
Camden, NJ

Other
2005 Christopher W. Butler
Vice President, New Brunswick Cultural Center
New Brunswick, NJ

Other
2005 Michael Cool
Director, Stockton Performing Arts Center
Pomona, NJ

Other
2004 Lindsay Gambini
Theatre Management & Programming Office of Kean University
Union, NJ

Other
2004 Gordon Theater, The State Univ. of New Jersey-Rutgers
Camden, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: The Emperor's New Clothes

Participant
2004 Raritan Valley Comm. College/Edward Nash Theatre
Somerville, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: The Emperor's New Clothes

Participant
2004 State Theater
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: The Emperor's New Clothes

Participant
2004 Jane Stein
Berrie Center for Visual and Performing Arts at Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJ

Other
2003 Edward Nash Theater
Somerville, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: The Nightingale

Participant
2003 State Theater
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: The Nightingale (Partners in Education)

Participant
2003 State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Dreams in the Golden Country (Partners in Education)

Participant
2002 State Theater
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Harlem (Partners in Education)

Participant
2002 State Theater
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: A Light in the Storm (Partners in Education)

Participant
2001 State Theater
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (Partners in Education)

Participant
2000 Edward Nash Theater
Somerville, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Participant
2000 New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour - My Lord What a Morning: The Marian Anderson Story (PACES)

Participant
2000 Raritan College/Edward Nash Theatre
Sommerville, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour - My Lord What a Morning: The Marian Anderson Story

Participant
2000 State Theater
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour - My Lord What a Morning: The Marian Anderson Story (PACES)

Participant
1999 New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PACES)

Participant
1999 State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PACES)

Participant
ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING

VSA Arts Affiliated Organizations
Creating a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts.

2007 VSA arts of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ

Organization