Isaac de los Reyes’ El Jaleo

Plaza Theater, Boston Center for the Arts
November 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Inspired by John Singer Sargent’s travels as a young artist in Spain, Isaac de los Reyes presents a fantasy exploring the motivations and experiences that drove the society portrait artist to capture the beauty, passion and power of flamenco in his painting El Jaleo. The audience will be transported to the flamenco caves of Granada…

Movement (r)evolution Africa film

Codman Square Health Center
November 21, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy a screening of  Movement (R)evolution Africa: A Story of an Art Form in Four Acts  by Joan Frosch, Alla Kovgan, and Jeff Silva. A vibrant contemporary dance scene developed in the swift currents of urbanization and globalization in late 20th century Africa. Rooted in the National Dance Company movement beginning in the 1950s and…

Tufts Fall Dance Concert

Jackson Dance Lab
November 22, 2019
7:00 pm
November 23, 2019
7:00 pm

Our Fall Dance Concert highlights choreography created by faculty artist, Jaclyn Waguespack, in collaboration with students from Dance Repertory & Performance and includes new work by visiting artist, Taylor Travassos-Lomba, and students from his hip-hop breakin’ course. Don’t miss this exciting program!

Origins 2019

Boston University's Dance Theatre
November 22, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
November 23, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
November 23, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Boston University’s Dance Theatre Group is pleased to present Origins 2019, a fall dance concert  showcasing a wide variety of original works by student and faculty choreographers. ORIGINS 2019 will include a group dance choreographed by esteemed faculty member Margot Parsons. The student pieces, which have been mentored by dance faculty Micki Taylor-Pinney, Ann Brown…

Urbanity X: Irresponsible Birds Poetry & VLA Dance

Urbanity Central
November 22, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
November 22, 2019
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Playing on the ideas of how art moves and is moved through association, distraction, harmony and dissonance, VLA DANCE and Irresponsible Birds Poetry meet and balance dance and spoken word in a dynamic collaboration. Dancers and poets will present two separate sets on November 22 at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM, including a talk back…

Boston Bhangra Competition 2019

John Hancock Hall
November 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Don’t miss the BIGGEST Bhangra Competition in the USA! Bhangra is a folk dance from India that is very high energy and really fun to watch. People have compared it to a fusion of hip hop and cheerleading with a folk twist. We will have global teams from all over the world competing!! You don’t…

BoSoma Dance Company

Larcom Theatre
November 23, 2019
8:00 pm
November 24, 2019
4:00 pm

BoSoma Dance Company’s 16th Annual Fall Season offers an inspiring evening of new works choreographed by Artistic Director, Katherine Hooper, highlighting the athleticism and grace of the BoSoma dancers. See a sultry, latin inspired duet which winds through space with spiraling lifts and turns, as the story of their relationship reveals itself on stage. The…

Pravāha {Sanskrit: stream; flow; current; unbroken series or succession} A performance of Odissi Dance

Plaza Theatre at Boston Center for the Arts
November 23, 2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Odissi is a classical dance from the state of Odisha in eastern India that has its roots in ritual temple dancing dating back to the 2nd Century BCE. Known for its sinuous form and rapt expressions, Odissi brings to life the sculptures that ornament the walls of the ancient temples of Odisha. Pravāha features works…

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Citizens Bank Opera House
November 29, 2019
1:30 pm
November 29, 2019
7:30 pm
November 30, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet’s 2019-2020 season continues with Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker, a beloved holiday tradition featuring the iconic music of Tchaikovsky. With sets and costumes by award-winning designer Robert Perdziola, the production has been delighting audiences and critics since its world premiere in 2012. In The Nutcracker, a young heroine, Clara, journeys through a magical world…

Ian Spencer Bell

The Dance Complex
November 30, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ian Spencer Bell, “a dancer of gentle but defined precision” (The New York Times) and “stealthy as a nocturnal feline” (The Village Voice), performs Duet + Marrow, two dance works with original poetry. Gary Champi and Joshua Tuason join Bell onstage. Bell creates a queer language of his own. The New York Times writes “his…