Events

Cirque du Soleil presents Corteo

Agganis Arena
June 25, 2019
7:30 pm
June 26, 2019
7:30 pm
June 27, 2019
7:30 pm
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Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy, and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and…

Abby Z and the New Utility

Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
June 26, 2019
8:15 pm
June 27, 2019
8:15 pm
June 28, 2019
8:15 pm
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Abby Z and the New Utility makes their Jacob’s Pillow debut with abandoned playground at the Doris Duke Theatre, June 26-30. The evening-length, adrenaline-inducing sequence of hyper physicality and extreme virtuosity has been described by The New York Times as “where dance meets sport.” 2017 Juried Bessie Award-winner Abby Zbikowski’s unique movement vocabulary brings together…

Compañía Irene Rodríguez

Ted Shawn Theatre
June 26, 2019
8:00 pm
June 27, 2019
2:00 pm
June 27, 2019
8:00 pm
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Compañía Irene Rodríguez is a revered voice in the emerging contemporary Cuban dance scene, known for a particular vision of flamenco that is both Spanish and Cuban. Rodríguez, praised as “intense” and “exacting” by The New York Times, created her company in 2012 that has since “succeeded in positioning itself among the best of the…

Pride, Not Prejudice 6: Ain Gordon & Josh Quillen

The Yard's Nanon Theater
June 27, 2019
7:00 pm
June 29, 2019
7:00 pm

“Radicals in Miniature” is a series of “performance-odes” to personal icons who flourished between 1967’s Summer Of Love (not everyone’s love) and 1982/3 when mainstream press first printed the word “AIDS.” Many were felled by the disease that capped the era, others couldn’t navigate the winnowing force of the latter 80’s “professionalizing” what had been…

Dancing Queerly

The Dance Complex
June 28, 2019
8:00 pm
June 29, 2019
8:00 pm

Dancing Queerly is an annual dance festival, featuring workshops, mixers, panel discussions, and performances by and for the LGBTQIA+ community, its friends and allies. Recognizing that the queer community is largely underserved in the dance world, Dancing Queerly aims to provide queer-centric dance opportunities for students and professionals, audience members and enthusiasts. Workshops are offered…

Homonculus: An Evening of Various Bodies

Studio@550
June 28, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
June 29, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This evening of original dance performance explores bodies in motion, interwoven, in and out of sync, navigating the rhythms and possibilities of bodies together. It will include Des-Echoes, choreographed in collaboration between Daniel Bear Davis and Caro Novella and Rhythm Reclamation Exorcises, Study #2 choreographed in collaboration between Daniel Bear Davis and Anna Maynard. Des-echoes…

Independence Day Swing Dance

Charles River Museum of Industry |
June 28, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Doors open at 7:00, dance begins at 7:30 (dance instruction 7:00-7:30 and 8:50-9:10) Come celebrate our nation’s birth by going back in time when swing ruled the land. Dan Gabel and The Abletones, an authentic eighteen piece swing band, will set the stage for a full evening of swing dance, accompanied by the Moon Maids, a 4-piece vocal…

Ballet BC

Ted Shawn Theatre
June 30, 2019
2:00 pm

Hailing from Vancouver, Ballet BC pushes the boundaries of classical ballet with a cutting-edge, contemporary sensibility and “gorgeous energy” (The Independent). Praised as “physically rigorous, dramatically solid, and truly contemporary” (Dance Magazine), Ballet BC celebrates ten years under the leadership of Artistic Director and former company member Emily Molnar, whose vision has guided the company…

Taylor 2 Dance Company

The Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center
June 30, 2019
7:00 pm
June 30, 2019
9:00 pm
July 2, 2019
7:00 pm
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Paul Taylor established Taylor 2 in 1993 to ensure that his works could be seen worldwide, unhindered by economic or technical limitations. Engagements are customized to meet the needs of each community and often consist of master classes and lecture demonstrations in addition to performances, which may take place in such non-traditional venues as office…

Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston

Ted Shawn Theatre
July 3, 2019
8:00 pm
July 4, 2019
8:00 pm
July 5, 2019
8:00 pm
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Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston makes its Jacob’s Pillow debut with work by one of the greatest artistic innovators of the 20th century as part of the worldwide Merce Cunningham Centennial celebration. The company is led by current director of the National Center for Contemporary Dance in Angers, France, Robert Swinston, a longtime dancer with the Merce…

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