The Nutcrackers are coming!

Somerville Arts Council announces the ArtAssembled Residency Programsupporting dancers, theater, and multimedia performance artists who need both space and technical assistance. ArtAssembled Residency Program awards artists with space, a small stipend, and other resources to support projects with the potential end goal of a public performance in Somerville. Available residency must culminate by June 15, 2022, and each artist will receive up to 100 hours of rehearsal time to be used for a maximum of 15 hours/week.



Join Clara on her adventure to the Kingdom of Sweets with the Dancing Arts Center’s production of The Nutcracker at the Norwood Theatre. Shows take place Friday, December 17 through Sunday, December 19.





The North Atlantic Ballet returns to the historic Cabot Theatre for the family favorite, The Nutcracker. Shows will take place Friday, December 17th through Sunday December 19th. Get into the holiday spirit as you are whisked away to the Land of the Sweets along with Clara and her magical Uncle Drosselmeyer.









The Nutcracker is back and better than ever with Festival Ballet Providence. The show will run from Friday, December 17 –  December 24 at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. The show features the New England premiere of magnificent sets and costumes, plus inventive new choreography from Yury Yanowskythat is sure to leave audiences of all ages brimming with holiday delight.







New England School of Dance returns to the stage at the Stockbridge Theater with The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 18 at 2pm and 5:30pm. 






Join Jose Mateo Ballet Theater Saturday, December 18 and Sunday December 19th for Tribute to the Nutcracker: A Festive Holiday Crafts Fair and Benefit Celebration. Festivities take place from 12-7:30pm on Saturday and 3-5:30pmon Sunday.







South Shore Ballet Theater presents The Nutcracker by Marthavan McKeon at Thayer Academy on Saturday, December 18 at 2pm and 6pm and on Sunday, December 19 at 2pm. The production features guests artists Haissan Booth of Urbanity; Rachel Smith from Confluence Ballet, Pittsburgh and Nichola Montt from Ballet Spartanburg, SC.













Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker celebrates its 20th season this December! Shows will take place Saturday, December 18 through December 22 at the Shubert Theatre. Showcasing winter scenes set in present-day downtown Boston Urban Nutcracker blends the rhythms of Duke Ellington with the famous Tchaikovsky score. Anchored by classical ballet, the performances also include a broad range of dance forms such as tap, hip hop, flamenco, and jazz, accompanied throughout the performance by a small live orchestra, a first for Urban Nutcracker



Catch a filmed version of The Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker for a limited time through Cinemark, onSunday, December 19. The exceptional score by Tchaikovsky, brought to life by the Bolshoi Ballet dancers, delights the hearts and ears of all generations of music lovers. Experience this holiday classic with the whole family through the eyes of Marie and her Nutcracker Prince on the big screen.










Join Melissa Buffer for Awake & Breathing, on Tuesday December 14 and 21 from 8:30-9:10am. The 40 minute guided movement is designed to ready you for your day! Class is available in-person or virtually.




Kristin Wagner is connecting yoga and mindful movement with Exhale!on Wednesday, December 15 at6pm. The 45 minute class will include exploration, inquiry, refection and exhale. Class is available in-person and virtually.




Boston Ballet’s The Gift is back by popular demand! Stream the program from December 16 through January 9. Enjoy Duke Ellington’s toe-tapping score and original choreography by Boston Ballet’s dancers.





Celebrate the season with The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice live at Sanders Theater Friday, December 17 through Wednesday, December 29. The show will also be available virtually between December 30th and January 9th.





Tufts TDPS is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty lecturer position in Dance commencing in Fall 2022. Please see all requirements and application materials here. Applications are due Feb 1st.


Weston High School is looking for a choreographer for their upcoming production of Chicago: High School Edition. Email for more information.


Urbanity is seeking a temporary, part-time Special Projects Manager. Find more information here and on the BDA website.


Secret Physique Barre Studio Pembroke is looking for a part-time Dance Instructor for adult classes. For more information



Check out this throwback video by local tap company Subject:Matter. We can’t wait to see the Songbook project they are developing!