Events

OnStage Residency Showcase: Session VIII

OnStage Dance Company |
April 4, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local choreographers present the new work they’ve created during their residency at OnStage Dance Company in Malden, MA. Featuring work by Teresa Fardella / Madison Florence / Laura Sanchez / Lacey Sasso The show will be following by a Q+A with the choreographers. ——————————————— The [OnStage Residency] Program is designed for emerging or novice choreographers…

The New England Inspirational Dance Collective

The Amato Center for Performing Arts
April 4, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A one day festival of Master Classes and Evening Performance! A venue for dance companies to share the stage and network together while presenting their work. An uplifting experience!

Riverdance 25th Anniversary

Wang Theatre
April 4, 2020
2:00 pm
April 4, 2020
7:30 pm
April 5, 2020
1:00 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 Livestream rehearsal

April 4, 2020
8:00 pm

Performances have been postponed, but please join me for a FREE rehearsal live stream. 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…

Ladies at a Gay Girls’ Bar, 1938-1969

Club Café
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…

Amber Sloan: Master Class & Artist Talk

Salem State University, O'Keefe Center, Studio 303 |
April 7, 2020
10:50 am - 12:05 pm
April 7, 2020
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Artist Talk: 10:50am-12:05pm Intermediate/Advanced Modern Class: 12:15-1:30pm Amber Sloan is a New York City-based choreographer, performer and teacher whose work has been presented by Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church (DraftWorks and Food for Thought), Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Spoke the Hub, Dance Safari, 92nd Street Y, and others. Sloan…

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…

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Boch Center Shubert Theatre
April 17, 2020
8:00 pm
April 18, 2020
8:00 pm
April 19, 2020
3:00 pm
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Dancemaker Paul Taylor first presented his choreography with five other dancers in Manhattan on May 30, 1954. That modest performance marked the beginning of 64 years of unrivaled creativity, and in the decades that followed, Mr. Taylor became a cultural icon and one of American history’s most celebrated artists, hailed as part of the pantheon…

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,…