10 Hairy Legs

Galloway, N.J. No shaving required when the all-male dance company 10 Hairy Legs struts their stuff on the stage of the Stockton Performing Arts Center on Nov. 3.

Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $33 and may be ordered online at www.stockton.edu/pac or by calling the Box Office at 609-652-9000. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and ninety minutes each the performance. For Group Sales, call 609-652-4786.

10 Hairy Legs performs existing and newly commissioned works. Currently, the company has commissioned 12 works from choreographers Doug Varone, Doug Elkins, Tiffany Mills, Manuel Vignoulle, Julie Bour, Megan Williams and founder Randy James. The group has served more than 50,000 patrons, students, artists and educators throughout the N.Y./N.J. region, in NYC at New York Live Arts, The 92nd Street Y, Brooklyn Dance Festival, Modern Dance at Bryant Park, Dixon Place, Gibney Dance, Joe's Pub, West End Theatre, Fire Island for the DRA Benefit Week End, Dance at Socrates, Koresh Come Together Festival; on tour in The Cayman Islands, New England; broadcast nationally and internationally on NJTV's State of the Arts, The Meredith Vieira Show and Nick Cannon's Red Nose Dancathon, and in residence at the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center.

In August 2016, the company performed in the Choreogus Dance Festival in Tulsa, O.K., and in November they were the only American dance company to appear at the Ikapa Dance Festival in Cape Town, South Africa.

10 Hairy Legs provides a wide range of education programs for all ages focusing on the many facets of maleness as expressed through dance.

In 2015, 10 Hairy Legs launched 10 HL Projects, which included women for specific productions outside of the all-male company. The first of these was a new full-length work based upon C. S. Lewis' “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” choreographed by Randy James, founding Artistic Director, which celebrated its World Premiere at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in January 2016.

Artistic Collaborators for the company include choreographers Julie Bour, Seàn Curran, David Dorfman, Dan Froot, Doug Elkins, Heidi Latsky, Cleo Mack, Tiffany Mills, Luke Murphy, David Parker, Stephen Petronio, Claire Porter, Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, Doug Varone, Manuel Vignoulle, Christopher Williams and Megan Williams; musicians Tigger Benford, Sarah Biber, Jane Chung, Lachlan Glen, Kyle Olson, Robert Maggio, Michael Wall, Dorian Wallace and Peter Whitehead; and designers Abraham Cruz, Oana Botez, Cindy Capraro, Benjamin Heller, John Lasiter, Naomi Luppescu, Mary Kokie McNaugher, Dennis O'Leary-Gullo, Lauren Parrish, Amanda Ringger, Amanda Shafran, Ken Tabatchnik and Olivier Theyskens.

In addition to their work with 10 Hairy Legs, company members are currently featured artists with The Bang Group, Stephen Petronio Company, Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc., Tiffany Mills Company and Zvi Dance, among others.

Leadership funding for the company has been provided by The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Music USA's Live Music for Dance Program, The Frank & Lydia Bergen Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, The O'Donnell Green Music & Dance Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Magyar Bank Foundation, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, with assistance provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State, the Rutgers Research Council and The Hyde & Watson Foundation.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Stockton Performing Arts Center, the Jersey Shore’s Center for the Arts, is located on the campus of Stockton University, on Jimmie Leeds Road in Pomona (Galloway Township).  Just 12 miles west of Atlantic City, the Center is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway.

For patrons with special needs, the Center offers wheelchair accessible seating, large type programs, and listening assistive devices.  Please identify any needs you may have when making a reservation.

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Suzé DiPietro
Manager of the Performing Arts Center
Galloway, N.J. 08205