FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2020: LOS AURORA at City Winery

City Winery
March 31, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A Spanish quintet led by vocalist Pere Martínez, Los Aurora creates a new perspective for flamenco by innovating the most popular songs by composer Manuel de Falla with piano, drums, and bass, accompanied by impassioned dancer José Manuel Álvarez.

Riverdance 25th Anniversary

Wang Theatre
March 31, 2020
7:00 pm
April 1, 2020
7:30 pm
April 2, 2020
7:30 pm
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See RIVERDANCE as you’ve never seen or heard it before in the new 25th Anniversary production! For over 25 years, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of RIVERDANCE. In a powerful and stirring re-invention of this beloved favorite, renowned composer Bill Whelan brings this mesmerizing, Grammy Award®-winning soundtrack back to life,…

Ladies at a Gay Girls’ Bar, 1938-1969

Club Café
April 3, 2020
9:30 pm
April 5, 2020
5:00 pm

Come spend an evening at a “gay girls” bar. The Stonewall Rebellion is on the horizon, but across the U.S., working-class lesbians are fighting to create spaces where they can be themselves. They dress up, they flirt, they dance, and they become a powerful force for queer visibility. The Femme Show’s Maggie Cee illuminates the…

Flying Forward

Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theater
April 14, 2020
8:00 pm

An audience will experience a 50 minute documentary premiere screening followed by an innovative and interactive 30 minute dance premiere performance of Jennifer Higdon’s Violin Concerto with soloist Ilana Zaks, conductor Sally Yu and the all female, handpicked orchestra, Kairos Dance Theater and female digital artist, Sable Sanborn. This will be followed by a 15…

Ashwini Ramaswamy’s ‘Let the Crows Come’

Fine Arts Center
April 14, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In a new work from Minneapolis-based choreographer/dancer Ashwini Ramaswamy, the Bharatanatyam form is deconstructed and recontextualized, evoking mythography and ancestry to explore how memory and homeland can channel guidance and dislocation. A series of trios and solos by dancers of three distinct artistic lineages is set to an original score performed live by a hybrid…

Boston Butoh Festival presents Rosemary Candelario, Alissa Cardone, and Julie Becton Gillum

Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre
April 23, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Rosemary Candelario performs “aqueous” which grapples with the extremes of water in the state of Texas, which eons ago was covered by ocean, and now includes large swaths of desert. Drawing on butoh’s ability to morph from one state to another, the dance embodies these contradictory aspects of water. Music by Sarah Ruth uses voice,…

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®

Providence Performing Arts Center
April 24, 2020
7:30 pm

Seen by over 95 million people as a top 10 finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, DIAVOLO shatters boundaries and soars beyond the grasp of gravity. Led by the inventive genius of Artistic Director Jacques Heim and his fearless, athletic daredevils, the Los Angeles-based company continues to push a new edge of performance. With a…

Boston University’s Dance Theatre Group Presents Visions 2020!

Boston University Dance Theater
April 24, 2020
8:00 pm
April 25, 2020
4:00 pm
April 25, 2020
8:00 pm
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Boston University’s Dance Theatre Group is pleased to present VISIONS 2020, a spring dance concert with performances on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. This production showcases a wide variety of original works by student, alumni, and faculty choreographers and will take place in Boston…

Empower One Another

OnStage Dance Company
April 25, 2020
4:00 pm

Nozama Dance Collective and OnStage Dance Company are thrilled to announce the second annual “Empower One Another” performance series. This series aims to provide a network of resources to company directors, while also promoting collaboration between companies to create new, compelling work surrounding the themes of the female experience and the female empowerment movement. “Empower…

RAPHAEL XAVIER

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
May 8, 2020
8:00 pm
May 9, 2020
8:00 pm

Known for his “artful and mesmerizing” (Dance Magazine) take on hip-hop and breaking, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory with a transcendent mix of poetry, precision, and spontaneity. His new work, Sassafrazz: From Roots to Mastery, explores the three stages of Break Life: birth, life, and death, with three styles of Breaking:…