Events

Salome: Woman of Valor

Oberon
March 13, 2019
7:30 pm

Salomé: Woman of Valor is an innovative, dynamic multi-media performance piece fusing spoken word poetry (Adeena Karasick), music (Frank London), dance (Rebecca Margolick and Jesse Zaritt), and film projections (Elizabeth Mak). The production recaptures the Salome story from the misogynist and anti-Semitic interpretations by Oscar Wilde and Richard Strauss and repositions her as a powerful,…

Chroma

WBUR's CitySpace Venue |
March 14, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Abilities Dance presents, “Chroma,” a 30-minute immersive piece inspired by color symbolism. Choreographed by Executive Director Ellice Patterson with music composed by Director of Music Andrew Choe, you will be taken through a journey of different themes and storylines inspired by the colors blue, orange, purple, red and white. Audio descriptions created add another layer…

Alessandro Sciarroni, UNTITLED_I will be there when you die

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
March 15, 2019
8:00 pm
March 16, 2019
8:00 pm

Italian visual artist and choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni returns to the ICA with a hypnotic reflection on the passing of time. Working with a cast of four professional jugglers, Sciarroni emphasizes performers’ discipline, focus, and concentration to thrilling effect. By stripping away the trappings of the circus, Sciarroni emphasizes the essential elements of juggling and the…

Even A Guy With Two Left Feet: A Birthday Benefit Cabaret Celebrating Peter DiMuro

The Dance Complex
March 15, 2019
7:30 pm

The Dance Complex Board of Directors presents a special evening honoring a special birthday of Executive Artistic Director Peter DiMuro, and his 40th anniversary in a life in dance. Divas from Boston’s cabaret scene, led by Music Director Brian Patton, join Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion and surprise guests for live music and dancing, light…

Balkan Night 2019

51 Walden Performing Arts Center |
March 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 1:00 am

Now in its 34th year, Balkan Music Night is a vibrant celebration of the rich musical traditions of the Balkans, and an immersive experience in music, dance, culture, and community. Since 1986, several hundred Balkan enthusiasts of all backgrounds have gathered annually in the Boston area to revel in the exciting rhythms and soulful melodies of Bulgaria,…

Commonwealth Ballet’s Beginnings

Boston University Dance Theater
March 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
March 17, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Commonwealth Ballet celebrates the beginnings of careers and relationships with five works in diverse styles. The performances on March 16 and 17 at the Boston University Dance Theater open with the Boston premier of Portraiture by emerging choreographer, Rosario Guillen. This is followed by Psalm 148, Leonard Bernstein’s first published work, which he composed as…

Princess Zhaojun, Boston Debut

Boch Center Shubert Theatre
March 16, 2019
8:00 pm
March 17, 2019
2:00 pm

China Arts and Entertainment Group will present the Boston Debut of the China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater in a new production of Princess Zhaojun. Direct from China, the production brings back to life the real story of one of China’s most important heroines Wang Zhaojun who sacrifices her comfortable palace life to maintain…

Alessandro Sciarroni, don’t be frightened of turning the page

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
March 17, 2019
2:00 pm

Alessandro Sciarroni returns to the ICA for an intimate, singular performance experience. In don’t be frightened of turning the page, Sciarroni performs a dance of duration, repeatedly rotating for the entire length of his solo. Through variations in speed and velocity, Sciarroni creates a kind of hypnotic link between the performer and the viewer.  

Weber Dance

The Dance Complex
March 22, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 23, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Her Sylvan Ascent is an evening-length piece by choreographer Jody Weber that challenges us to look deeply at the imbalances within ourselves, and our world, that are manifesting in our climate crisis. The work draws on imagery from the Women’s March and deep feminine archetypes that challenge us to re-imagine our power beyond our current…

Her Sylvan Ascent

The Dance Complex
March 22, 2019
8:00 pm
March 23, 2019
8:00 pm

Her Sylvan Ascent is an evening-length piece by Choreographer Jody Weber that challenges us to look deeply at the imbalances within ourselves, and our world, that are manifesting in our climate crisis. The work draws on imagery from the Women’s March and deep feminine archetypes that challenge us to re-imagine our power beyond our current…