Events

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Wang Theatre
December 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.

Urban Nutcracker

Shubert Theatre
December 20, 2018
7:00 pm
December 21, 2018
10:00 am
December 21, 2018
7:00 pm
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Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington. Hip-hop and ballet. Urban Nutcracker is a classic holiday treat with an inner city twist! A true Boston story, local dance legend Tony Williams reimagined the classic holiday tale to become a Boston inner-city story with a neon-buzz, blending the rhythms of Duke Ellington with the classical music of Tchaikovsky. Annually,…

DORRANCE DANCE at Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
January 18, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
January 19, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tap dancer and choreographer Michelle Dorrance honors tap dance’s unique American tradition while pushing the form rhythmically, aesthetically, and conceptually. Her iconic tap company, Dorrance Dance, performs the Boston premiere of Myelination, a groundbreaking new work for 12 dancers and a live band. “One of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today”—The New Yorker

DANCE UP – DANZA ORGANICA at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston |
January 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dance UP features Boston premiere works by Danza Orgánica, Prometheus Dance, and the Wondertwins, three of Boston’s most exciting contemporary dance companies. Danza Orgánica is a social justice–oriented dance theater company that draws elements from contemporary dance, African diaspora, and theater to rewrite mainstream narratives through movement that decolonizes the body and provides new ways…

DANCE UP – PROMETHEUS DANCE at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
January 26, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dance UP features Boston premiere works by Danza Orgánica, Prometheus Dance, and the Wondertwins, three of Boston’s most exciting contemporary dance companies. Danza Orgánica is a social justice–oriented dance theater company that draws elements from contemporary dance, African diaspora, and theater to rewrite mainstream narratives through movement that decolonizes the body and provides new ways…

DANCE UP – WONDERTWINS at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston |
January 27, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dance UP features Boston premiere works by Danza Orgánica, Prometheus Dance, and the Wondertwins, three of Boston’s most exciting contemporary dance companies. Danza Orgánica is a social justice–oriented dance theater company that draws elements from contemporary dance, African diaspora, and theater to rewrite mainstream narratives through movement that decolonizes the body and provides new ways…

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
February 14, 2019
8:00 pm
February 15, 2019
8:00 pm
February 16, 2019
8:00 pm
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Developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, Analogy Trilogy is based on oral histories and inspired by W. G. Sebald’s award-winning novel The Emigrants. Part one, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, recounts the story of Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse, social worker, and World War II survivor. Part Two, Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The…

FARRUQUITO at Berklee Performance Center

Berklee Performace Center
March 2, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flamenco superstar, Farruquito is heir to Spain’s legendary Farruco dynasty. Regarded as one of the most faithful representatives of flamenco puro, Farruquito performs intimate, authentic, and visceral flamenco. For this new program, he will be accompanied by three singers, five musicians, and two additional guest dancers. “One of the great flamenco dancers of this century…

ATE9 DANCE COMPANY at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston |
March 8, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 9, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award-winning dancer and choreographer Danielle Agami was part of Israel’s world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company before founding Ate9. Based in Los Angeles, Ate9 has quickly become one of the most important dance companies on the West Coast. Agami’s innovative new work, calling glenn, is a mesmerizing and unquestionably creative piece for nine dancers that features music…

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…