February 26, 2023
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Call for Dancers, Movers, Actors, Singers, Musicians, Painters, Storytellers- Performers and Non-Performers! Healing Collective and Historical Trauma: Devising an original performance through embodied movement and creative arts, in a trauma-informed container. Exploring our lineages to better understand how our inherited histories leave imprints and pattern expressions in our bodies, brains and lives. We untangle these … Continued

Love & Happiness

The Dance Complex
February 25, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
February 26, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Award-winning street dance pioneers, Wondertwins, present a celebration of Hip Hop culture through movement. About Love & Happiness: Love & Happiness is a celebration of Hip Hop that cultivated in our community. From its earliest beginnings of street dance that is one of the staples of the culture. Song choice, rhythms and movement reflects childhood … Continued

February 3, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

About the workshop: Join us for a master class taught by Tara Keating, Associate Artistic Director of BalletX. BalletX is Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet company, and has created over 100 world premieres throughout their history. The workshop will consist of a traditional ballet class with barre and center work, followed by company repertory. For more … Continued

FirstWorks presents The Wondertwins

The Ballroom at the Providence G
March 3, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Combining the gravity-defying moves of hip-hop with elements of vaudeville, robot, tap, and mime, the Wondertwins have honed their distinctive style over four decades as pioneers of street dance. Identical twins Billy and Bobby McClain came up in gritty 1970s Boston, just two kid dancers in a dance crew that opened for some of the … Continued

Alice Hasters & Kurt Douglas headshots on event poster
February 17, 2023
6:00 pm

The Goethe-Institut Boston is delighted to host a discussion about diversity in dance with German author and journalist Alice Hasters and Kurt A. Douglas, Professor of Dance at Boston Conservatory. Moderated by Peter DiMuro, Executive Director of The Dance Complex Who dances and how, what we see as culturally and artistically relevant, is strongly influenced by racism – an … Continued

Salem State University International Dance Film Festival

Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts

Twelve short original dance films will be presented, selected from over 800 submissions. Filmmakers represent China, Mexico, Spain, France, Egypt, Greece, the Netherlands and the United States. The films are a celebration of conversation between body, movement, and camera. The subject matter is as diverse as the countries represented ranging from site-specific works to films … Continued

March 18, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm

The South Asian Showdown is a national competition with great bollywood/fusion teams from all over North America that come to Boston. Bollywood/Fusion is a style of dance from India that is based out of the state of Mumbai that highlights the Bollywood industry. These teams use all sorts of different dance styles including latin, bollywood, … Continued

Workshop description: After a general warmup, based on floor work and a global alignment of the body, we will explore the vocabulary developed in Compagnie Hervé KOUBI’s upcoming show with Global Arts Live on January 21. We will explore “Ce que le jour doit à la nuit” (What the day owes the night) and work … Continued

In this workshop, dancers will: -Listen to identify the changes in energy within a musical piece. -Identify by name the various sections in a musical piece. -Talk about instrumentation:The role of each section or instrument -Learn some basic vocabulary: montuno, guajeo, tumbao, ritmo, swing, groove, clave, melodía, harmony, syncopation, pulse -50/50 concept = listening to … Continued