South Asian Showdown – Best Bollywood/Fusion Dance Competition

John Hancock Hall
February 29, 2020
6:00 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. This will be the 11th year and we have sold out the…

Ice Dance International “In Flight”

Skating Club of Boston
February 29, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ice Dance International (IDI) exists to showcase and promote ice dancing as an internationally recognized performing art form. Employing a professional company of ice dancers and choreographers, IDI brings ice dance performances of the highest caliber to communities across the United States. Special area performance!

KANASSU, THE CRAZY ONE: AN AFRICAN MULTIMEDIA CHOREOPOEM

MAGMA
February 29, 2020
4:00 pm
February 29, 2020
7:30 pm

Kanassu, The Crazy One: An African Multimedia Choreopoem is an hour-long dance performance piece choreographed and directed by Senegal-born, US-based artistic director Papa Sy in his original style of West African contemporary dance. Papa Sy inserts decades of expertise in contemporary and modern dance techniques to the diversity of West Africa in which he grew…

Phunk World

Strand Theatre
February 29, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Comprised of spoken word/poetry along with hip-hop dancing, Phunk World was written to creatively showcase, through hip-hop, a positive outlook on today’s world. Taking place in the present time, the story focuses on a group of children strongly affected by negativity and the current environment. Desperately looking for an escape and a better place (and…

Leap Day Tap Jam

Somerville Armory |
February 29, 2020
7:30 pm

Improvise, explore and play with Tap Dancers and Live Jazz Musicians. Come to dance or come just to listen and watch. Either way, it will be a night of community, connection and fun. This is an opportunity for dancers who are comfortable with improvisation to take their practice to the next level. If you’d like…

Salem State University Dance Studio Day

Salem State |
February 29, 2020
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

We invite you to learn about Salem State University’s dance program at Dance Studio Day! Take free dance classes from our esteemed faculty, Meghan McLyman, Betsy Miller, and Jojo Caidor! The event will be held at 12:30 pm in the O’Keefe Center, dance studio 303, and is geared towards high school juniors or seniors thinking…

Motion State Dance Festival

WaterFire Arts Center
March 5, 2020
7:30 pm
March 6, 2020
7:30 pm
March 7, 2020
7:30 pm
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The new Motion State Dance Festival introduces audiences to the latest in contemporary dance. Local and national artists converge to share their boundary-pushing creative explorations with the growing dance-loving community in Rhode Island. The inaugural festival will focus on solo performances that showcase the diversity of who makes dance and the types of dance being…

Kizuna Dance: An Evening of Mixed Repertory

The Dance Complex
March 6, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 7, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kizuna Dance is pleased to announce its formal Boston premiere performance season. The company presents a mixed repertory concert featuring works from across the company’s five year history. All works in the company’s repertory are inspired by various aspects of the Japanese language and culture, ranging from Zen Buddhism to film to the 2011 Tohoku…

Cantankerous Creatures’ Ground/Breaking

The Cambridge School of Weston
March 6, 2020
7:30 pm
March 7, 2020
7:30 pm

Cantankerous Creatures’ Ground/Breaking will feature original dance works by award winning choreographer Alice Klock and Cantankerous Creatures Artistic Director Adrian Hoffman in an evening designed to explore how the inner language of contemporary dance can be made fully accessible to live audiences, both experienced and brand new to the form. The Cantankerous company of five…

Folclorico Nacional de Mexico

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
March 7, 2020
8:00 pm

A joyous company that comes direct from Mexico to share its rich cultural gifts of dance, music, and folklore! Celebrating 60 years, Folclórico Nacional de México showcases its finest music and dance, pulsating with hypnotic rhythms and swirling colors, including a mosaic of traditional dances.