Events

Elevate: A Triple Bill of Female Choreographers

The Dance Complex
April 19, 2019
8:00 pm
April 20, 2019
8:00 pm

In Elevate: A Triple Bill of Female Choreographers, three seasoned choreographers come together to explore female empowerment in a compelling evening-length triple bill performance. Elevating each other as well as women’s voices in the national arena, these three powerhouse women Heather Bryce (Bryce Dance Company, NYC), Erin Carlisle Norton (The Moving Architects, NJ/NYC), and Shana…

Yuko Kaseki & Zack Fuller

Green Street Studios
April 21, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Boston Butoh Festival is pleased to announce an evening program of performances by Berlin-based butoh artist Yuko Kaseki and NYC-based dancer/choreographer Zack Fuller in collaboration with Emily Smith and percussionist Michael Evans on Saturday, April 20th at Green Street Studios in Cambridge, MA. (photo of Yuko Kaseki by Ben Lenhart) Yuko Kaseki presents “Shoot…

Sand

Abigail Ogilvy Gallery & Fountain Street Gallery
April 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
April 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Directed by Victoria Lynn Awkward, Sand consists of a four-person dynamic cast featuring JoJo Boykins, Tabitha Hanay-Reaves, Michayla Kelly and Jessy Zizzo. Sand, an evening length show, will be presented at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery (1/11, 1/12) and Fountain Street Gallery (4/26,4/27). The galleries are intimate spaces that will bring the audience and the dancers into…

CYDP: Celebrating 15 years

Boston University Dance Theatre
April 27, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
April 28, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
April 28, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The program will be both retrospective and current featuring choreography by Deborah Mason, Jenny Oliver, and Jeryl Palana. Highlights this year include ballet variations restaged by Boston Ballet alum Nina Pillar, tap dances set by acclaimed choreographer Derick Grant, and the unveiling of “Chaos” by guest choreographer and Alvin Ailey alum Christopher Huggins. Closing the…

You Can Dance If You Want To

The Dance Complex
April 28, 2019
7:00 pm

Palaver Strings, a string ensemble and nonprofit, will present You Can Dance If You Want To, a collaborative performance celebrating the relationship between live music and dance. The program will include a set of traditional dance tunes from Hungary and Romania and Enescu’s String Octet with original choreography by Cambridge-based dancer Chavi Bansal and members…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Boch Center Wang Theatre
May 2, 2019
8:00 pm
May 3, 2019
8:00 pm
May 4, 2019
2:00 pm
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The infectious sense of joy and freedom of spirit that the Ailey company communicates with every electrifying work performed and every inspiring moment on stage by every brilliant dancer is a wonder. Don’t miss one of the most beloved dance companies in the world.

DANCE NOW Boston

The Dance Complex
May 3, 2019
8:00 pm
May 4, 2019
8:00 pm
May 5, 2019
7:00 pm
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DANCE NOW Boston, in its seventh season, is a collaboration between choreographer David Parker and DANCE NOW to establish a creative bridge between New York and Boston by commissioning Boston choreographers to create work for cabaret spaces as DANCE NOW NYC does for New Yorkers. This season Parker has invited artists Danielle Davidson with Orlando…

Days Gone By

The Dance Complex
May 10, 2019
8:00 pm
May 11, 2019
8:00 pm

Days Gone By is based on the Buddhist belief in dukkha; one of the Four Noble Truths. Roughly defined, dukkha is the pain and suffering of daily life; the desire for more; the exhaustion of monotony. Inspired by conversations with peers, clients, and strangers; Sasso & Company explores the idea of dukkha and other aspects…

Samsara: Dancing the Everyday

The Dance Complex
May 31, 2019
8:00 pm
June 1, 2019
8:00 pm

  NATyA Dance Collective presents an evening of Bharatanatyam that reflects upon the significance of our human everyday experiences: the rhythm of the drum, love and loss, searching without end, and the complexities of human relationships. Set to an eclectic score that includes new music by Carnatic saxophonist and composer Prasant Radhakrishnan, Samsara presents a…

The Art & Technique of Isadora Duncan Student Recital

The Dance Complex
June 21, 2019
2:00 pm

The choreographic etudes of Isadora Duncan explore, through the action/rest continuum, the dynamic relationship between affiliation and solitude. Celebrating Nature’s unity and rhythm, these dances, remembering ancient rituals and archetypes, are simultaneously trival and divine. The indomitable human spirit, ever hopeful, is present in this choreography and in all true healing. Isadora Duncan’s goal for…