Yanira Castro | a canary torsi

The Yard's Nanon Theater
July 18, 2019
7:00 pm
July 20, 2019
7:00 pm

“CAST” and “AUTHOR” are part of a trilogy of works that draw from a collection of audio and video recordings generated with 15 accomplished NYC performing artists, concerning the process of casting and the complexities of representation. How do we represent one another? Who represents us? Each piece in the trilogy is a standalone work….

Maya Beiser, Wendy Whelan, Lucinda Childs, and David Lang: THE DAY Work-in-progress showing

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
July 21, 2019
3:00 pm

THE DAY is a new music/dance work by cellist Maya Beiser, dancer Wendy Whelan, and choreographer Lucinda Childs, with music by David Lang. A collaboration among legends, THE DAY is a sensory exploration of two journeys—life and the eternal, post-mortal voyage of the soul. This bold work explores universal themes through the shared language of…

REACH! Outdoor Dance Performance

Municiple Lot #5
July 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free performance featuring teens from the Greater Boston area and local professional dancers in original choreography with an eclectic program of modern, jazz, improvisation, hip-hop, ballet, contemporary and indigenous dance. This is a casual show designed for all ages. Bring a lawn chair, and be ready to jump on stage at the end of the…

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
July 24, 2019
8:00 pm
July 25, 2019
2:00 pm
July 25, 2019
8:00 pm
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Creating 147 original works over the course of his career, Paul Taylor is remembered for dances that capture life’s joys and tackle some of society’s most complex issues. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019 will be Paul Taylor Dance Company’s 18th Pillow appearance with special initiatives to mark the passing of their founder. As part of…

Caleb Teicher & Company with Conrad Tao

Doris Duke Theatre
July 24, 2019
8:15 pm
July 25, 2019
8:15 pm
July 26, 2019
8:15 pm
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“One of the brightest lights in tap today” (The New Yorker) Caleb Teicher and innovative pianist and composer Conrad Tao collaborate in “More Forever,” a new evening-length work. On a stage filled with a thin layer of sand, dancers explore American dance forms such as tap, vernacular jazz, and Lindy Hop, set to Tao’s new…

Reach Outdoor Dance Performance

Municipal Lot #5 (Behind HMart)
July 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This outdoor dance performance will feature original choreography, created and performed by local teens and professional dancers. The show includes a wide range of styles, including hip hop, ballet, contemporary, and Afro-dance. All ages are welcome, and will be invited on stage at the end to learn a dance combination!

The Day

Doris Duke Theatre
July 31, 2019
8:15 pm
August 1, 2019
8:15 pm
August 2, 2019
8:15 pm
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World-renowned cellist Maya Beiser, legendary dancer Wendy Whelan, and seminal choreographer Lucinda Childs join forces to present the highly-anticipated world premiere of “THE DAY,” with music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang. This momentous melding of multi-genre creative genius, created collaboratively by Beiser and Childs, explores memory, life’s journey, resilience, and survival of the soul…

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
July 31, 2019
8:00 pm
August 1, 2019
8:00 pm
August 2, 2019
8:00 pm
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After embracing a different identity for his company, A.I.M makes its Ted Shawn Theatre debut performing a mixed repertory program that demonstrates the company’s diverse range of styles and Abraham’s own artistry as a performer with INDY, his first major solo in nearly a decade. A.I.M’s dynamic dancers perform Andrea Miller’s all-female state set to…

Malpaso Dance Company with Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble in Oak Bluffs

The Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center
August 1, 2019
7:00 pm

In the six short years since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has already become one of the most sought after Cuban dance companies with a growing international profile. Emphasizing a collaborative creative process, Malpaso is committed to working with top international choreographers, while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography. The Afro Latin…

Malpaso Dance Company at The Yard

The Yard's Nanon Theater
August 3, 2019
11:00 am
August 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Malpaso Dance Company Artistic Director, Osnel Delgado In the six short years since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has already become one of the most sought after Cuban dance companies with a growing international profile. Emphasizing a collaborative creative process, Malpaso is committed to working with top international choreographers, while also nurturing new…