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Musical Performers

Lakecia Benjamin

Charismatic and dynamic saxophonist / bandleader Lakecia Benjamin’s electric stage presence and fiery sax work, has shared stages with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots, Macy Gray and many others. Lakecia brings the soul and funk up to a fever pitch in a show that’s guaranteed to keep crowds dancing day or night.

MV Caldera

Latin Grammy nominated artist MV Caldera is a Venezuelan songwriter, musician and producer. In 2018 she also garnered a Pepsi Music nomination for ”Artist of the Year & Album of the Year”. With a degree in music from the Cecilio Acosta University located in Maracaibo, Venezuela and Masters in Music from the University of Edinburgh, this dynamic singer has entertained audiences around the world. MV recently appeared on a Venezuelan reality show called “Camino a la fama” on Televen where she came in second place. MV Caldera believes that “music is the international language that brings us all together.”

Alexis Morrast

Alexis Jessica Morrast a 17 year old phenom, native of Newark, now residing in Plainfield, New Jersey. This young singer/songwriter began singing at the age of three. Since that time she’s performed on several stages; the U.S. OPENS, NJPAC with Christian McBride and Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Club with jazz legend Barry Harris.  Alexis Morrast performance is courtesy of the Newark Arts Festival.

Audra Mariel & Anthony Fuscaldo

The Anthony Fuscaldo Trio will feature the super talent Audra Mariel. The Anthony Fuscaldo Trio delivers an eclectic interpretation of guitar driven jazz standards. Comprised of upright bassist Adrian Moring, drummer Clint Mobley, and guitarist Anthony Fuscaldo, this trio has performed at various venues including Small’s Jazz Club, Bar Next Door, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, and many more.

Dance & Theater Performers

Story Book Theater

Tempest Productions Inc. is a not-for-profit professional theatre company established in 1996 working in both Manhattan and Hudson County, NJ. Tempest Productions is proud to present a series of StoryBook Journeys. Join your favorite storybook characters and become an integral part of the story as we sing, dance, whistle, and hum through the magical world of books in these interactive journeys.

Surati

Surati, based in Jersey City, brings its audience quality stage performances that promote Indian culture. Festival guests will have an opportunity to learn Bollywood dance moves from Surati’s award winning dance instructors.

#TapLife

The #Taplife Company was founded in 2013 after Anthony Lo Cascio gathered a group of friends who liked to tap dance. It was after taking class and performing at the Big Apple Tap Festival that year that #Taplife was born. Since its inception, the company has performed all over NYC and the greater New England area, as well as filmed a few music videos.

Jamain Victor

Jamain Victor is a dancer, choreographer, model and creative. He started his career in dance around the age of nineteen where he was awarded a scholarship to one of Guyana’s leading dance companies. He is trained in various dance styles such as Afro Caribbean, African, Indian/Bollywood/Khatak, Pop and contemporary..

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