Events

aMaSSiT

The Dance Complex
June 22, 2019
8:00 pm
June 23, 2019
7:00 pm

  We live in a world of ever changing social ideology and mindfulness. Artists become unofficial historians of thought and change by creating works that reflect the questions and challenges of the time. The 2019 season of aMaSSiT embraces artists with a specific interest in creating thoughtful and prismatic work exploring current trends and topics…

For the Children

Scandinavian Cultural Center, Integrarte, Brown Middle School, and The Dance Complex
June 23, 2019
2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

“For the Children” is Dance Currents’ collaboration with Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, as part of Pro Arte’s Salon Series, and the Newton Festival of the Arts, repeated at Integrarte, Brown Jr. High and The Dance Complex. “For the Children” is based on the separation of families, as immigrants try to cross the border…

IGNITE

Green Street Studios
June 23, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for Luminarium’s 2019 birthday celebration IGNITE—an evening-length performance with drinks, cake, finger foods, silent auction, and raffle celebrating nine years of innovation in Boston. Viewers will have the opportunity to mingle, nibble, sip, bid, and view site-specific works throughout the building before the show and during intermission, all while enjoying a full production…

GPS: Gallery Possibility Space at The Festival of Us, You, We & Them

The Dance Complex
June 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What can we create together that we cannot create apart? Chloe DuBois’ Gallery Possibility Space will be popping up under the tent at our Festival of Us, You, We & Them June 23, 2-4PM! We’re looking for both visual artists and movers to join us for this real-time collaborative event. Participating artists are invited to…

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…

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…

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…

Taylor 2 Dance Company

The Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center
July 2, 2019
7:00 pm

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…