Boston Ballet presents Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker

Boston Opera House
December 12, 2018
7:30 pm
December 13, 2018
7:30 pm
December 14, 2018
7:30 pm
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Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker will capture your imagination. Follow Clara as she embarks on a magical journey filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this enchanting classical ballet—set to…

Twyla Tharp: Minimalism and Me

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
December 13, 2018
8:00 pm
December 14, 2018
8:00 pm
December 15, 2018
2:00 pm
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In ‘Minimalism and Me,’ legendary artist Twyla Tharp, one of the most acclaimed dancers and choreographers of the century, recollects the creation of her early seminal works and experiences living among major visual artists in New York City, as dancers from Twyla Tharp Dance re-create excerpts from the works she discusses. Accompanied by never-before-seen photographs…

The Nutcracker at The Norwood Theatre

The Norwood Theatre
December 14, 2018
7:30 pm
December 15, 2018
2:00 pm
December 15, 2018
7:30 pm
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Join Clara on her adventure to the Kingdom of Sweets! This holiday tradition is sure to warm your heart as you experience every magical moment from Clara’s dazzling party, to an epic battle between mice and soldiers, and finally a whirling snow scene that makes this classic ballet truly timeless! Be moved by Tchaikovsky’s beautiful…

What The Dickens!

John Hancock Hall
December 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
December 15, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
December 15, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of ‘What the Dickens!’ and the 175th Anniversary of ‘A Christmas Carol’, Deborah Mason’s Cambridge Youth Dance Company, with their roster of stellar guest artists (and some surprise appearances!), are bringing their acclaimed production of What the Dickens! to John Hancock Hall for eight performances, Dec. 14 – 23, 2018. Weaving…

A Walking Birthday

Green Street Studios |
December 14, 2018
8:00 pm
December 15, 2018
8:00 pm

On December 14 + 15 at Green Street Studios, cupcakes, slide whistles, glockenspiels, teacups, a ladder, gnomes, potatoes, yarn, and sprinkles will live side by side in choreographer Molly Hess’ chaotic and non-linear landscapes which make up A Walking Birthday. This collaboratively created evening of dance and music examines identity, community, and relationships with sincerity…

THIRD LIFE STUDIO CHOREOGRAPHER SERIES

Third Life Studios
December 14, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Featuring work by: teXtmoVes, Studio10Tap/Valery Marcantonio, Boston Community Dance Project, Kelley Donovan and Kaleidoscope Dance Company Call (617) 388-3247 or email kelleydonovandance@gmail.com for info. Free parking across the street at Citizens Bank www.thirdlifestudio.com

VISTAS FLAMENCAS – A PALO SECO FLAMENCO COMPANY

Multicultural Arts Center
December 14, 2018
7:30 pm

Through the eyes of five female flamenco artists and one male guitarist, this production takes audience members on a ride through the most intimate and poignant places within the Spanish art of Flamenco. From the light-hearted “Tangos de Triana” to the soulful “Martinete,” and with original Spoken Word in between, A Palo Seco Flamenco Company…

Funny Uncle Cabaret & Nut/Cracked

The Dance Complex
December 14, 2018
8:00 pm
December 15, 2018
8:00 pm
December 16, 2018
7:00 pm
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Two non-traditional holiday dance treats in a single night of fun! In ‘Funny Uncle Cabaret’, Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion presents an alternative non-Nutcracker dance/theater performance celebrating families of choice through an LGTBQ+ lens. In the second act of the night, David Parker and The Bang Group’s ‘Nut/Cracked’ offers a witty, subversive take on The…

Banboche 2018

Arts at the Armory |
December 15, 2018
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

This social evening will include Haitian-inspired art vendors, a dynamic live dance performance, Haitian music, media from JAE’s 2018 Haiti summer Institute AND an opportunity for everyone to let loose on the dance floor.

South Shore Nutcracker

Thayer Academy
December 15, 2018
1:00 pm
December 15, 2018
6:00 pm
December 16, 2018
1:00 pm
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South Shore Ballet Theatre is a pre-professional ballet school following the American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum. SSBT is proud to present its’ 11th year of the full length production of The Nutcracker. We continue to include dancers in this production from other dance communities in addition to our own students and support the South…

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