The 2022 Princeton Dance Festival will feature new and repertory works by Ronald K. Brown, Davalois Fearon, Sun Kim, Michael J. Love, Susan Marshall, Rashaun Mitchell & Silas Riener, and Caili Quan, performed by students in the Program in Dance at the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center. The works to be performed include popping, tap, ballet, dance theater, West African/modern, and post-modern genres.

The Princeton student performers include Moses Abrahamson ‘25, Ethan Arrington ‘25, Naomi Benenson ‘23, Christine Blackshaw G1, Emeline Blohm ‘25, Olivia Buckhorn ‘24, Mary Burdick ‘26, Jake Cedar ‘24, Allison Chen G1, Ella Colby ‘26, Payton Croskey ‘23, Adam Littman Davis ‘25, Seppe De Pauw ‘24, Leah Emanuel ‘23, Laura Haubold ‘24, Annika Hsi ‘23, Kyle Ikuma ‘23, Azi Jones ‘25, Charlotte Kingston ‘26, Isabel Kingston ‘24, Julia Kingston ‘25, Pippa LaMacchia ‘26, Vivian Li ‘24, Zi Han Liu ‘24, Ethan Luk ‘24, Sophie Main ‘25, Sally Menaker ‘26, Marissa Michaels ‘22, Corazón Nunez ‘23, Seyi Oderinde ‘25, Beatrice Owusu-Daaku ‘24, Gigi Pacheco ‘23, Rachel Qing Pang ‘23, Chris Park ‘24, Anastasia Poverin ‘23, Mandy Qua ‘23, Martina Qua ‘25, Madison Qualls ‘25, Helena Richardson ‘26, Jasmine Rivers ‘24, Alex Sanchez, Emilia Santianni ‘25, Paige Sherman ‘25, Camryn Stafford ‘23, Kate Stewart ‘25, Storm Stokes ‘24, Vyette Tiya G2, Clara Toujas-Bernate ‘25, Emma Wang ‘23, and Jessica Waters ‘26.

Tickets & Details

All performances are open to the public. Tickets for Princeton Dance Festival are $12 in advance of show dates, $17 purchased the day of performances at the box office, and $10 for students. Tickets are available for purchase at McCarter Theatre Center Box Office both in-person and online. Tickets are Passport to the Arts eligible for Princeton students.

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The performance on December 4 at 2 p.m. will be a Relaxed Performance. Scroll down on this page for more details about the performance.


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symbol for wheelchair accessibilityaccess symbol for amplified sound or hearing devicesaccess symbol for open captioning, two white O C lettersBerlind Theatre is an accessible venue with wheelchair and companion seating available. An assistive listening system is available and headphones can be requested from ushers. The December 2 performance will be open-captioned. The December 4 show will be a relaxed performance. Visit our Venues and Studios section for accessibility information at our various locations, including Berlind Theatre. Attendees in need of other access accommodations are invited to contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email at least one week in advance of the event date.

Relaxed Performance Information: December 4 at 2 PM

The December 4th, 2 p.m. performance will be a Relaxed Performance.

Relaxed Performances ease typical theater requirements and welcome audience members to be comfortable and to move or vocalize freely, without judgment or inhibition.

You will be attending an evening of contemporary dance featuring seven dance works, each approximately 10 minutes long. The dances are created by nationally and internationally recognized choreographers and performed by Princeton University students. The program includes choreography that features tap, ballet, dance theater, West African/modern, and post-modern genres.

What to Expect at a Relaxed Performance

What to expect when attending the relaxed performance of Princeton Dance Festival:

  • House lights will remain on at a low level in the theater during the performance
  • Details of the sound levels and information about any loud or startling sounds will be shared before the performance begins
  • No startling or strobe lighting
  • Freedom to talk, vocalize, and leave seats during the performance as needed
  • Space available throughout the theater and lobby for standing and movement
  • Necessary communication devices are permitted; prohibitions against phone use, photographing, or recording the performance remain
  • The dance works to be presented at the Princeton Dance Festival are suitable for all ages

At the Event

  • The theater lobby will open at 1:00 p.m. and the house/theater space will open at 1:30 p.m. and you are welcome to arrive early to locate your seats
  • The event will be approximately 90 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission about midway through the performance
  • We invite you to bring noise-canceling headphones, fidget/handheld manipulatives and stress sensory toys, sunglasses, ear plugs, and anything else you may need to ensure maximum comfort and safety. Some fidget and handheld manipulatives will be available to borrow
  • Volunteers with identifying t-shirts will be on hand to assist
  • Restrooms will accommodate all family members and/or caregivers regardless of gender
  • There will be two lounge areas provided for breaks throughout the performance
  • Clear signage will direct guests to all key locations
  • Concessions stand will be open throughout the event

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If you have questions about the relaxed performance or would like to bring a group to the show on December 4, please email Marion Young at


Presented By

  • Program in Dance