Prelude To: Hot Water Over Raised Fists

OnStage Dance Company
August 19, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Connections Dance Theater, recent recipient of the Boston Dance Maker’s Residency performs “Prelude To: Hot Water Over Raised Fists” as part of OnStage Dance Company’s Summer Series! HWORF is centered around two themes. The first theme, WATER, explores its importance, the destruction it can provoke and the sustainability it provides. The second theme, PROTEST, investigates…

Folk Dancing by the Fountain

Copley Square
August 21, 2018
7:30 pm
August 28, 2018
7:30 pm

Come cool off by the fountain on the plaza in front of Trinity Church! A Boston tradition since 1971, FAC’s Copley Square series offers international dancing for all with basic instruction. Beginners are always welcome, and admission is FREE! For the final word on cancellation of a Copley Square dance because of bad weather predictions…

Free Summer in the City Dance Performance

Lechmere Canal Park
August 21, 2018
7:00 pm

“Kanassu,” or, “The Crazy One,” is a dance performance piece choreographed and directed by Senegal-born, US-based artistic director Papa Sy in his original style of West African contemporary dance. Papa Sy inserts decades of expertise in contemporary and modern dance technique to the diversity of West African in which he grew up, resulting in the…

Stars of American Ballet

Ted Shawn Theatre
August 22, 2018
8:00 pm
August 23, 2018
2:00 pm
August 23, 2018
8:00 pm
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LIVE MUSIC Daniel Ulbricht’s Stars of American Ballet bring together some of today’s most remarkable ballet talents. With a cast highlighting principal dancers of New York City Ballet including Sterling Hyltin, Adrian Danchig-Waring, Ask la Cour, Teresa Reichlen, and Ulbricht, this collaborative celebrates the legacy of choreographic legend Jerome Robbins with a program dedicated to…

Symphonic Dances at the Hatch Shell

DCR Hatch Memorial Shell
August 22, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein—who made his professional debut as a conductor at the Hatch Memorial Shell—the Landmarks Orchestra performs music to move by from diverse cultures. Boston Ballet II and Peter DiMuro’s Public Displays of Motion are joined by dancers from throughout the community. Judging from past programs, the urge for audience…

A.R.T on the VINE: Island Grown Dances

The Yard
August 23, 2018
7:00 pm

ISLAND GROWN DANCES features the work of Vineyard-based dance artists in an evening centered on community, collaboration, and creativity. As part of The Yard’s larger A.R.T. on the VINE (Artists Rising Together on the Vineyard), Island Grown Dances has become a celebrated annual tradition.

Paul Taylor II at Windhover

August 24, 2018
7:30 pm
August 25, 2018
7:30 pm

Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company returns to Windhover from Wednesday, August 22-Sunday, August 26, 2018. This exciting modern dance company brings athleticism and fresh ideas to bear on choreography. All week, there will be morning master classes of all levels, plus one open rehearsal..  On Friday and Saturday evenings, August 24th and 25th, the entire…

BCDP Presents: Vocalize

BU Dance Theatre
August 24, 2018
8:00 pm
August 25, 2018
8:00 pm

  For the past six years Boston Community Dance Project has guest performed at over 100 shows, hosted more than 20 workshops, and given out more than $2000 in scholarships for our CONTEMPORIZE! 2 Day Intensive. We are eager to strengthen the community, give back to ones in need, and celebrate those who should be…

A.R.T on the VINE: DanceTheYard

The Yard
August 25, 2018
11:00 am
August 25, 2018
7:00 pm

DANCETHEYARD is The Yard’s resident dance collective, and each member from Martha’s Vineyard and NYC has become a part of The Yard’s greater service mission: working together to present performances for the public, participating in educational residencies and dance making programs for children and adults, along with other community based events around Martha’s Vineyard.

Vocalize 6th Annual BCDP Benefit show!

Boston University Theater
August 25, 2018
8:00 pm
August 26, 2018
8:00 pm

For the past six years Boston Community Dance Project has guest performed at over 100 shows, hosted more than 20 workshops, and given out more than $2000 in scholarships for our CONTEMPORIZE! 2 Day Intensive. We are eager to strengthen the community, give back to ones in need, and celebrate those who should be acknowledge…