For more information about our events please contact Kathleen Reddington at or (973) 655-7071, or visit the College of the Arts website:

October 2015

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March 2015


March 1, 2015 (Registration Deadline)

Atlantic Health System and Montclair State University’s
Arts and Health Partnership
3rd Annual Healing Voices Literary Contest

This contest is open to all employees, volunteers, and medical staff members of Atlantic Health System and all faculty, staff, and students of Montclair State University.

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March 2015
Real Beauty: Uncovered
Photography Exhibition
Life Hall Exhibition Space
March 2 – March 27, 2015
Opening Reception – RESCHEDULED: Thursday, March 26 at 5pmreal-beauty-collage 2015

This exhibition is a movement that promotes the understanding that beauty comes from within a woman. Photographer Dani Allen captures women barefaced, real, and honest without any alterations or touch up. Co-created with Madeline McCann-Thompson and Dr. Esmilda Abreu-Hornbostel.

For more information, please visit:


April 2015

Perspectives on the Intersection of Culture & Health
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
University Hall 7th Floor Conference Center
8:30am – 12:00pm
Sponsored by the School of Communication & Media and the Office of Education & Community Outreach, College of the Arts.

View the full program and register for the event here or visit

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 Alexander Kasser Theatre Lobby

Chairs of Inclusion

Presented in association with the WAE Center

wae_twitter_coi_header1-670x223In honor of the 10th anniversary of JSDD’s Wae Center, ten life sized chairs have been commissioned from professional artists, each of whom has worked with the Center’s member artists to create a chair as an art/sculpture object.  The chairs represent our commitment/belief that every person is entitled to a “seat at the table”– in our community and our family lives. The goal of the project is to shift perceptions about people with developmental disabilities and broaden the public’s awareness of policies about inclusion.

Chairs of Inclusion will be held in conjunction with the world premiere of Heidi Latsky’s TRIPTYCH, a Peak Performances production.

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From Darkness – Light!
MSU Choral Spring Concert
Alexander Kasser Theater
Friday, April 24 at 11:30am – 1:30pmMSU Singers Chorale 2015

The MSU Singers and MSU Chorale perform music by celebrated contemporary choral composers McCullough, Gjeilo and Whitbourn. Featuring Annelies – the first major choral setting of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. Dr. Heather J. Buchanan, conductor.

Free – Registration required, please contact Kathleen Reddington at 973 655 7071, or



April/May 2015

Global Images
April 28-May 16, 2015; Opening Reception April 28 @ 4:00pm

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June-July 2015


shanghaitheater_smallShanghai Theater Academy/MSU College of the Arts Film Exchange
Students from the Shanghai Theater Academy and from Montclair State will conduct a dual campus Scriptwriting / Production Bootcamp.
All-Female Jazz Residency
Geri Allen, Artistic Director
Students participating in this all-female jazz residency will receive a unique blend of instruction and mentorship as they are taught in the areas of improvisation, musicianship, jazz theory and more by some of the most respected female jazz musicians in the industry. Students live on campus, experience a live jazz performance in New York City and participate in a culminating performance at the conclusion of the residency.

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