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,…

I-ARE Artists Concert | DeAnna Pellecchia MINISTRY of ♀

The Dance Complex
April 12, 2019
8:00 pm

‘Who I am is for me to define, no one else.’ We all experience stereotypes. Each and every one of us is in conflict with a story that has been told for and about us. How do we defy those stories? Is there any part of those stories we might come to love? How do…

I-ARE Artists Concert | Karen Krolak An Animated Edition of the Dictionary of Negative Space

The Dance Complex
April 13, 2019
8:00 pm

During her I-ARE residency at the Dance Complex, Karen Krolak (Artistic Director & co-founder of Monkeyhouse) delves into the daunting terrain of illustrating entries in her Dictionary of Negative Space (www.dictionaryofnegativespace.com).  

Elevate: A Triple Bill of Female Choreographers

The Dance Complex
April 19, 2019
8:00 pm
April 20, 2019
8:00 pm

In Elevate: A Triple Bill of Female Choreographers, three seasoned choreographers come together to explore female empowerment in a compelling evening-length triple bill performance. Elevating each other as well as women’s voices in the national arena, these three powerhouse women Heather Bryce (Bryce Dance Company, NYC), Erin Carlisle Norton (The Moving Architects, NJ/NYC), and Shana…

Sand

Abigail Ogilvy Gallery & Fountain Street Gallery
April 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
April 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Directed by Victoria Lynn Awkward, Sand consists of a four-person dynamic cast featuring JoJo Boykins, Tabitha Hanay-Reaves, Michayla Kelly and Jessy Zizzo. Sand, an evening length show, will be presented at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery (1/11, 1/12) and Fountain Street Gallery (4/26,4/27). The galleries are intimate spaces that will bring the audience and the dancers into…

You Can Dance If You Want To

The Dance Complex
April 28, 2019
7:00 pm

Palaver Strings, a string ensemble and nonprofit, will present You Can Dance If You Want To, a collaborative performance celebrating the relationship between live music and dance. The program will include a set of traditional dance tunes from Hungary and Romania and Enescu’s String Octet with original choreography by Cambridge-based dancer Chavi Bansal and members…

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.

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…

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…

Samsara: Dancing the Everyday

The Dance Complex
May 31, 2019
8:00 pm
June 1, 2019
8:00 pm

  NATyA Dance Collective presents an evening of Bharatanatyam that reflects upon the significance of our human everyday experiences: the rhythm of the drum, love and loss, searching without end, and the complexities of human relationships. Set to an eclectic score that includes new music by Carnatic saxophonist and composer Prasant Radhakrishnan, Samsara presents a…