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Art of Motion, Inc.
The Performing Arts Building
2nd Floor
17 Chestnut Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Phone:   201.652.5800
Fax:     201.652.3347
Email:    artofmotion.inc@gmail.com

Photos by: Geri Abdoo, Noel Briordy, Tab Butler, Anna Hurt, Scott Mitchell, Johanna Resnick Rosen, Lois Greenfield, and Lynn Needle

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Art of Motion, Inc. is a federally tax-exempt under section 501 (1) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described under section 501 (c) (3). In accordance with IRS regulations, your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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Art of Motion, Inc
The Performing Arts Building
17 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Ridgewood NJ, 07450


Thank you for supporting the Arts and for your generosity! The IRS requires us to state that no other goods and services have been provided in exchange for this gift.

Art of Motion is proud of its OUTREACH programs including partnerships and collaborations with:

OPEN HEARTS/OPEN HOMES/YJCC in Washington Township - AOM hosted a modern dance company from Nahariya, Israel
Special Quest/The Arc - Hackensack - Theatre Arts Program for Autistic Teens
Rise Program at Benjamin Franklin Middle School - Ridgewood - Theatre Arts Program for Autistic Teens
River Vale/PECH program (Parents of Exceptional Children)  - After School Theatre Arts Program for Special Needs Children across the Spectrum
Jamboree/Adult Community Theatre Annual Fundraiser, raising funds for Ridgewood High School students for College Scholarships
Bergen's Promise - Foster Care Agency in Hackensack - AOM offers summer programs for foster children
Montclair High School - setting new repertory works on the Montclair High School Dance Company
Rosa Parks Performing Arts High School, Paterson, NJ - guest artist teaching and setting repertory on RPHS dancers
Wallington High School - guest artist visits and performances  in their annual arts day 
Bergen Academies - Vocational/Technical High School in Hackensack performances benefiting their annual Amnesty International Club
Care One at The Cupola - Assisted Living Facility in Paramus - annual performances of Nutcracker Excerpts for senior residents
Volunteer Center of Bergen County, Hackensack - AOM places volunteers in the workplace

Funding is needed annually to keep these programs alive!  We appreciate your support.  Any dollar amount is helpful!

AOM TEN YEAR + ANNIVERSARY LIST 2003-2016 INTERNS

Interns 2003-2013

Noel Briordy Ramapo College
Danielle Bush Montclair State University
Katherine Chu - Washington University
Michelle Elson Connecticut College
Angelina Guarino Fordham University
Sara Kiter Marist College
Jenna Kronenberg Vassar College
Sarah Laine Washington University
Julie Lesniak Connecticut College
Christina Macchiarola Columbia University
Nikki Moore Cornell University
Nataly Morales Goucher College
Erin Moran McClellan Rutgers University
Jessica Noe Connecticut College
Casey O'Neill Rutgers University
Becca Oliensis
Rachel Prosnitz Hofstra University
Hayley Rivlin University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Zoe Roberts Washington University
Emily Rorty Goucher College
Harriet Taylor New York University
Talia Wheeler Connecticut College
Katie Weigel Wagner College
Kelsey Williams Ramapo College

Office and Studio Volunteers

Christie Artinger Sarah Crawford Mary Beth Crispano Nikah Fialkoff Sara Kiter Susan Marlett Susan Macchiarola Laura Rime Denise Spell

Art of Motion Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members
Past and Present Members

Tab and Pam Butler Linda Combs Regina Clark Niel DeMarino Ralph DiRienzo Janette Dishuk Ruth Grauert Allynn Gooen Annie Hickman Stephen Innocenzi Sally Merchant Sue Nabors-Braisted Mark Needle Don Rebic Christine Reisner Phyllis Rowley Anne Rudig Loretta Sculti Ed Sullivan Lisa Summers

Special Mention

Mark Needle Advisor, Trish Benzing Consultant, Jessica Chao Consultant, Ruth Grauert Lighting, Allynn Gooen Photos and Videos, Constance Lee Theatre Support, Dr. and Mrs. Leonard J. Lesniak Artistic Support, Tom O'Neill Technical Support, John Richards Videographer

Donations of Studio Art

Gerri Abdoo Photography of AOM dancers Ellie Anderson Degas print Ginny Brown L.A. Ballet print Tab Butler Photography, video and technology Lisa Garriques Painting Claudette Lugano Harvey Edwards Marcia and Paul Marcus Baryshnikov print Elizabeth Matejka-Grossman STA Sculpture The Rieger Family Framed art in lobby space Ravah Daley Schenkel Photo of Misha and Ravah Ed Sullivan Bar stools Karen Sheehey STA Sculpture Phyllis Ulivella Art

Back Stage Helpers

Bridye Bradford Pam and Laura Butler Linda Combs Mary Beth Crispano Ravah Daley Schenkel Austin Jarred Sally Kane Nikki Moore Cindi Nappi Liz Newell Lissette Negron Zoe Roberts Arleen Sonkin Kelly Tappenden Harriet Taylor

Costume Design and Construction

Carol Conti Ralph DiRienzo Annie Hickman Susan Marlett Laura Rime Niel DeMarino Loretta Sculti Sue Braisted

Past and Current Donors and Benefactors

Mitchell W. Abrahams Susan Aguado Ellie Anderson Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs Bergen's Promise Barbra Bolger Chamber of Commerce/Village of Ridgewood The Clark Family The Clausing Family Columbia Bank Community Distributors, inc. The Conklin Family Sarah Coulter Ed Doherty Ellen Feld Dan Foley Dana Fox The Gap The Grossman Family Hewlett Packard Investor's Bank The Johnson Family The Junior League of Bergen County Krame Development Co. The Krame Family The Kroll Family Pat Kruger The Lavin Family David Lesniak Leonard and Janet Lesniak The Levitsky Family The Liepper Family The Macchiarola Family The Malinsky Family The Marcus Family Janice Mazzo The McCooe Family Betsy Murphy Deborah Michaels The Negron Family The Nowinski Family Pfizer Poland Spring Joan Raphael Ridgewood First Night The Sculti Family The Sear Family Tom and Gina Seibold Shannon Rose Sonneberg Haviland and Partners Spuntino's Tom and Joan Streiff Ed Sullivan Evelyn Tangredi Phyllis Ulivella Tanya Valency The Waranch Family Wells, Jaworski, Liebrmann & Paton Women's Club of Ridgewood The Ziberman Family

Artistic Collaborators

John Colianni Laurie Crochet Janette Dishuk Dinu Ghezzo NYU Christina Ghezzo Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Nick Gillett Allynn Gooen Steve Gorn Ruth Grauert Annie Hickman John T. LaBarbera Christopher Leidenfrost Ron Levy Kent Lindemer Linda Marcel BCC Deborah Michaels NJ Choral Society Lisa Raffaelli Graphic Design Scott Simpson Mrs. Dieter Steinmeyer M.A. Taylor

AOM Faculty

Olivia Galgano Lynn Needle Linda Combs Gabriel Alvarez Susan Nabors Braisted Jay Bolsom Ravah Daley Niel Vincent De Marino Ralph DiRienzo Colleen Fontes Ruth Grauert Stephen Innocenzi Austin Jarred Sally Kane Tony Landa Kent Lindemer Elizabeth Matejka-Grossman Mark Montague Christy Tarr McVey Rob Rabin Christine Reisner Erick Rios Barbara J Simon Sally Taylor Sullivan M. A. Taylor Sally Ann Tumas Courtney Karam Norma Smith Jenifer DelRio

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