DANCE UP – WONDERTWINS at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston |
January 27, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dance UP features Boston premiere works by Danza Orgánica, Prometheus Dance, and the Wondertwins, three of Boston’s most exciting contemporary dance companies. Danza Orgánica is a social justice–oriented dance theater company that draws elements from contemporary dance, African diaspora, and theater to rewrite mainstream narratives through movement that decolonizes the body and provides new ways…

Mark Morris Dance Group

The Boch Center Shubert Theatre
February 8, 2019
8:00 pm
February 9, 2019
8:00 pm
February 10, 2019
3:00 pm
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Mark Morris, hailed as “the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical” (New York Times) returns to Boston with Pepperland, a unique tribute to the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, accompanied live by an unprecedented chamber music ensemble of voice, soprano saxophone, two…

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
February 14, 2019
8:00 pm
February 15, 2019
8:00 pm
February 16, 2019
8:00 pm
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Developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, Analogy Trilogy is based on oral histories and inspired by W. G. Sebald’s award-winning novel The Emigrants. Part one, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, recounts the story of Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse, social worker, and World War II survivor. Part Two, Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The…

FARRUQUITO at Berklee Performance Center

Berklee Performace Center
March 2, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flamenco superstar, Farruquito is heir to Spain’s legendary Farruco dynasty. Regarded as one of the most faithful representatives of flamenco puro, Farruquito performs intimate, authentic, and visceral flamenco. For this new program, he will be accompanied by three singers, five musicians, and two additional guest dancers. “One of the great flamenco dancers of this century…

ATE9 DANCE COMPANY at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston |
March 8, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 9, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award-winning dancer and choreographer Danielle Agami was part of Israel’s world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company before founding Ate9. Based in Los Angeles, Ate9 has quickly become one of the most important dance companies on the West Coast. Agami’s innovative new work, calling glenn, is a mesmerizing and unquestionably creative piece for nine dancers that features music…

Alessandro Sciarroni, UNTITLED_I will be there when you die

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
March 15, 2019
8:00 pm
March 16, 2019
8:00 pm

Italian visual artist and choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni returns to the ICA with a hypnotic reflection on the passing of time. Working with a cast of four professional jugglers, Sciarroni emphasizes performers’ discipline, focus, and concentration to thrilling effect. By stripping away the trappings of the circus, Sciarroni emphasizes the essential elements of juggling and the…

Batsheva Dance Company

The Boch Center Shubert Theatre
April 5, 2019
8:00 pm
April 6, 2019
8:00 pm

Batsheva Dance Company has been critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world. Based in Tel Aviv and led by renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin for the past 27 years, Batsheva is known worldwide for its innovative and distinctive style. Naharin is widely considered to be one of…

Claudia Rankine, Will Rawls, and John Lucas: What Remains

The Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
April 12, 2019
8:00 pm
April 13, 2019
8:00 pm

Boston-born choreographer Will Rawls returns for a performance collaboration with poet and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine and filmmaker John Lucas. What Remains is an investigation of cultural violence and disappearance through movement, language, installation, and projection. Inspired by Rankine’s texts on racial violence—Citizen and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely—What Remains explores hidden histories, broken tongues,…

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.

TriNethra Third Eye Festival of Dance

Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library
November 16, 2019
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
November 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

This three-year old festival founded by Lexington resident and dancer Jayshree Bala Rajamani teams up with the Munroe Center for the Arts, Lexington MA. This year’s line-up features all US based dancers from Massachusetts and New York. 1/16/18  Emerging dance talents ACT 1: 6:45pm – 7:45pm – Oddissi by Mouli Pal ACT 2: 8:00pm – 9:00pm…