What’s Going On?

Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center Mainstage
April 27, 2019
8:00 pm
April 28, 2019
2:00 pm

With the transcendent music of Marvin Gaye as his lens, Vincent E. Thomas finds a reflection of our past in our world today. Taking inspiration from the inimitable protest song “What’s Going On” – with lyrics that are as profound today as they were in 1971 – Marvin Gaye’s insights into life, love and social…

Dance in the Galleries: The Davis Sisters

Museum of Fine Arts
May 1, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 8, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for another installation of the Dance in the Galleries series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with choreographers-in-residence The Davis Sisters (Alexander and Joy Davis), as they dive into the colorful world of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in this world premiere, immersive, site-specific dance theater work created and performed in the exhibition “Toulouse-Lautrec…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Boch Center Wang Theatre
May 2, 2019
8:00 pm
May 3, 2019
8:00 pm
May 4, 2019
2:00 pm
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The infectious sense of joy and freedom of spirit that the Ailey company communicates with every electrifying work performed and every inspiring moment on stage by every brilliant dancer is a wonder. Don’t miss one of the most beloved dance companies in the world.

against hard air

Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
May 2, 2019
7:30 pm
May 3, 2019
8:00 pm
May 4, 2019
8:00 pm
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Boston Dancemakers Residency Showcase Reaching moments of trance through duration and repetition, against hard air brings you into an immersive world of sound and movement. Created by choreographer Heather Stewart, in collaboration with composer dull, against hard air is a new full-length creation inspired by images of vast, barren landscapes and abandoned, decaying houses. Performed by three female dancers,…

DANCE NOW Boston

The Dance Complex
May 3, 2019
8:00 pm
May 4, 2019
8:00 pm
May 5, 2019
7:00 pm
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DANCE NOW Boston, in its seventh season, is a collaboration between choreographer David Parker and DANCE NOW to establish a creative bridge between New York and Boston by commissioning Boston choreographers to create work for cabaret spaces as DANCE NOW NYC does for New Yorkers. This season Parker has invited artists Danielle Davidson with Orlando…

DANCE SATURDAYS: UNFOLDING

Sanctuary Theater |
May 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An immersion into Spanish culture highlighted by the impassioned performances by acclaimed Flamenco artist Yosi Karahashi whose personal journey from Japan to Spain and ultimately to the U.S. provides the compelling story that drives her dramatically charged work.

5 Dances by 5

Newton City Hall
May 4, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  “Field Fugue” “For the Birds”, “A Picnic: The Invasion of the Giant Plastic Water Bottle”, “Bridge to Somewhere”, “Architecture in Nature” With the sound of his clarinet, Benyamin Lichtenstein will guide you through nature’s gallery to our 5 dances, in the beautiful park in front of Newton City Hall’s main entrance: The Field! The…

Days Gone By

The Dance Complex
May 10, 2019
8:00 pm
May 11, 2019
8:00 pm

Days Gone By is based on the Buddhist belief in dukkha; one of the Four Noble Truths. Roughly defined, dukkha is the pain and suffering of daily life; the desire for more; the exhaustion of monotony. Inspired by conversations with peers, clients, and strangers; Sasso & Company explores the idea of dukkha and other aspects…

Cinderella

Citizens Bank Opera House
May 10, 2019
7:30 pm
May 11, 2019
1:30 pm
May 11, 2019
7:30 pm
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Boston Ballet presents Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, an enchanting full-length classic fairytale ballet. The production is set to a highly-acclaimed score by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Boston Ballet Orchestra under Music Director Mischa Santora. Cinderella runs May 10–June 8 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.

DANCE SATURDAYS: HIDDEN INTERSECTIONS

Sanctuary Theater |
May 11, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Adrianne Tabet’s Moving Steps Foundation, a powerful model of how dance can transform lives, entrusts her troupe of dedicated women to the artistic imagination of acclaimed local choreographer Lorraine Chapman for a new experimental work. The anticipation of unknown possibilities at the intersection of socially conscious dance and movement for art’s sake adds to the…