Red Sky Performance

Doris Duke Theatre
August 7, 2019
8:15 pm
August 8, 2019
8:15 pm
August 9, 2019
8:15 pm
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At the forefront of contemporary Indigenous performance in Canada and worldwide, Red Sky Performance makes their Doris Duke Theatre debut with the U.S. premiere of “Trace,” a highly kinetic contemporary dance work inspired by Anishinaabe sky and star stories. “Magnificent in the scope of its imagination,” (Globe and Mail), the award-winning Red Sky Performance is…

Gallim

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
August 7, 2019
8:00 pm
August 8, 2019
8:00 pm
August 9, 2019
8:00 pm
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For more than a decade, Brooklyn-based Gallim has embodied human connection through bold, raw, transformative works. A former dancer with Batsheva Dance Company and, most recently, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first choreographic Artist-in-Residence, Artistic Director Andrea Miller has established herself as a perpetually groundbreaking artist who brings unbridled vulnerability and sensitivity to her work….

“Uplift”, a performance by Nozama Dance Collective

Green Street Studios
August 9, 2019
8:00 pm
August 10, 2019
7:00 pm

In times of struggle, women must support one another. In times of triumph, we must celebrate one another. When we lift one another up, we are a strong, powerful collective. This is what drives “Uplift”, the fourth performance produced by Nozama Dance Collective. “Uplift” will include modern works portraying bold dancers as we embrace the…

ON TAP! Beantown Tapfest Faculty Showcase

Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center
August 9, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Boston’s annual summer tap dance festival brings together a variety of performing artists from around the globe for a dynamic evening of dance and music. The 10th Beantown Tapfest production of ON TAP features a top-notch cast of tap dancers and musicians. This year’s lineup features Jason Janas (Detroit); Caleb Teicher (NY); Khalid Hill (NY);…

Sara Mearns: Beyond Ballet

Doris Duke Theatre
August 14, 2019
8:15 pm
August 15, 2019
8:15 pm
August 16, 2019
8:15 pm
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New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns is acclaimed as “a dancer who leaves everything she owns on the stage while realizing movement fully, all the way to her fingertips” (The New York Times). As the recipient of a Bessie Award for sustained achievement, Mearns has expanded notions about what it means to be a…

Martha Graham Dance Company at Jacob’s Pillow

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
August 14, 2019
8:00 pm
August 15, 2019
2:00 pm
August 15, 2019
8:00 pm
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Imbued with the legacy of modern dance pioneer Martha Graham, this acclaimed American company returns to Jacob’s Pillow with The EVE Project, in celebration of female power and the upcoming 100th Anniversary of the 19th amendment. Featured works on the program include Graham’s iconic Appalachian Spring and all-female Chronicle, as well as a suite of…

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE at The Yard

The Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center
August 17, 2019
7:00 pm

“Grace @20” Founded in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, EVIDENCE focuses on the seamless fusion of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. The mission of EVIDENCE is to promote understanding of the human experience in the African Diaspora through dance and storytelling and to provide sensory connections to history and…

Hip Hop Exchange Dance Festival

August 17, 2019
12:00 pm
August 18, 2019
12:00 pm

The Hip Hop Exchange Dance Festival Bringing our community together Coming soon, August 17th & 18th @ DMPAC! Offering classes of various styles, panel discussion and cypher. More info to come!

Urban Bush Women

Doris Duke Theatre
August 21, 2019
8:15 pm
August 22, 2019
8:15 pm
August 23, 2019
8:15 pm
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In this choreographic riff, Urban Bush Women returns to Jacob’s Pillow drawing inspiration from the musical life and spiritual journey of legendary composer and saxophonist John Coltrane. “…More than a tribute to a jazz icon. It immerses the audience in what it is to be an artist” (The Washington Post), “Walking with ‘Trane” highlights the…

Boston Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
August 21, 2019
8:00 pm
August 22, 2019
2:00 pm
August 22, 2019
8:00 pm
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Boston Ballet returns to Jacob’s Pillow for the first time in over a decade, performing work by choreographic and visual artist William Forsythe, currently in a five-year artistic partnership with the Company, classics by Russian choreographer Leonid Yakobson, and resident choreographer Jorma Elo’s Bach Cello Suites.