The BlackLight Project

BlackLight is a performance ethnography project. We utilize the creativity and critical insight of a multigenerational group of women to reimagine the possibilities for living in under-resourced urban environments.

Come Dance with Me…


There will be a BEGINNING LEVEL PILATES CLASS offered before the dance class on April 1st from 4:00 – 4:45…LENGTHEN THOSE LIMBS AND STRENGTHEN THAT CORE

Aimee Cox is teaching an intermediate level modern dance class (FREE!) on Friday, April 1st  from 5-7 p.m. at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

This class is taught with a spirit of joy, self-acceptance and affirmation. After all, dance is LOVE!

Our goal is to make the room even more hot, packed, sweaty and joyous than the last time!

Class components include: Guided meditation – Gentle and extensive stretching – Technique training in center and across the floor work – Choreographic piece  – Text to movement translation (writing bodies, dancing text)

For more information or to RSVP email us at

24 Rector Street

NJPAC Arts and Education Building

Room B07

Newark, NJ 07102

Ages 13 and up are welcome

Aimee Cox, a former Ailey II dancer, is currently a professor of performance studies and African American expressive culture, founder of The BlackLight Project and certified Stott Pilates instructor.


About aimcox

I dance. I write. I work collaboratively with lovers of life, joy seekers, dream makers, compassionate critics, change agents, elegant theorists, inner peace dwellers and free radicals to make art that makes a difference.

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This entry was posted on March 23, 2011 by in Dance Workshops.
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