Students with Disabilities and Professional Dancers Will Share the Stage During “Superheroes” in New Jersey
Resident students from the A. Harry Moore School will join forces with Nai-Ni Chen dance company to present a show themed around the superheroes in our everyday lives.
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"Whenever we ask our students how they would like to be treated they inevitably say, just like everyone else,” Goldberg says. “To watch our students be able to take the stage and dance just like everyone else is truly heartwarming and uplifting."
The Nai-Ni Chen dance company is one of the widest-touring Asian dance companies in the country. This is the company’s fourth year in residence at New Jersey City University, and it has partnered with the A. Harry Moore School for years–in 2018, the collaboration won the New Jersey Access Network's Innovator Award. “Superheroes” will be free and open to the public. The students and dancers will perform on May 2 in Jersey City.