Events

Urban Bush Women

Doris Duke Theatre
August 25, 2019
2:15 pm

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 25, 2019
8:00 pm

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.

VLA Dance–Bare Velvet

BioMed Realty
August 25, 2019
2:00 pm

Humanity in its rawest form without additional or external flourishes is beautiful and fully capable of persisting. Bare Velvet explores this concept through rigorous physicality and the unique performance venue of unused corporate space. Bare Velvet will also feature an improvised installation with DanceNite, an immersive music and dance experience. Two performances – AUGUST 23…

BEANFEAST CIRCUS

Waterfront Square @ Atlantic Wharf
August 29, 2019
5:00 pm

Elephants, arias, princesses, paupers, puppets, masks, dance, original music, a grand sing-a-long, and more! Fort Point Theatre Channel and Impresario Olivia Brownlee present THE BEANFEAST CIRCUS, an absolutely delightful pop-up performance featuring puppets and masks by Yavni Bar-Yam, dance performance by Gabrielle Orcha and Nina Winsor Brindamour, satirical songs by Serf’s Up!, horns and other music by Tim Lewandowski and Marc Presler, opera by Karish…

Boston Tango in the Park

Boston Harbor Hotel |
August 31, 2019
6:30 pm

Tango in the Park is back for the 4th year. Revel in the romance of Argentine tango music and dancing in open air every Saturday in August. This year we will open summer season with DJ Meg Farrell from New York, NY and Hernan and Anita performance and lesson for Beginners and of course YOU!…

Hua Mulan

Isaac Harris Cary Memorial Building
August 31, 2019
7:00 pm

Not the Disney live action remake, this classical ballet performance  by the Liaoning Ballet  tells the story of the Chinese heroine who disguised herself as a male warrior to replace her aging father. Liaoning Ballet is one of the most famous ballet ensembles in China. Established in 1980, the company has dedicated over 35 years…

The Schonberg Fellows/Boston: Aysha Upchurch and Subject:Matter

The Yard's Nanon Theater
August 31, 2019
7:00 pm

The Yard presents new work by two Boston-based artist groups created in their Schonberg Fellow’s Offshore Creation Residency: tap ensemble Subject:Matter, and storyteller Aysha Upchurch, the Dancing Diplomat.

When Body Becomes Voice

Pao Arts Center
September 6, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pao Arts Center’s first Chinatown Presents performance of the season will kick-off with an evening of dance. We will be presenting classical and contemporary works from local artists in Boston questioning: How can we embody our identity through dance? Featuring works by Chhandika Dance group, Prakriti dance, Jennifer Lin and Yosi Karahashi, we will question…

Ten Tiny Dances® at The Dance Complex

The Dance Complex
September 13, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 14, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Dance Complex will host- once again- an evening of engaged movement experiences for audience and artists alike! Choreographers and performers will investigate the constrictions of space and time as a means to expand the creative process. Within the casually intimate environment of Studio 7, audiences will be immersed in the exciting and dynamic results…

Boston Ballet Presents Giselle

Citizens Bank Opera House
September 19, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
September 20, 2019
7:30 pm
September 21, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet presents Giselle, a beloved full-length classical ballet. With choreography re-staged by Ballet Master Larissa Ponomarenko, exquisite costumes, and Adolphe Adam’s poignant score, the tale of Giselle is sure to stay with you long after you leave the theater. Giselle runs September 19-29 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. Tickets start at $37. For…

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