Veronica Barron dance and puppetry

Central Square Theater
June 18, 2019
7:00 pm

Shadow puppetry meets dance-theater meets original songwriting riffing on American folk traditions. Fresh from a recent month of creative research hosted by the Casteliers puppetry festival in Montreal, Veronica Barron will showcase a collage of brand new works in development. Scenes you might see include: Two women dance, with gestures that alternate between delicate and…

Juneteenth with Dancing!

MFA
June 19, 2019
4:00 pm

On the evening of June 19, join the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, for Juneteenth—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. In partnership with The Urban Labs, the night includes thoughtful discussion, powerful art and engaging activities featuring artists from Boston’s local creative community. This commemoration story dates…

Circa

Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
June 19, 2019
8:15 pm
June 20, 2019
8:15 pm
June 21, 2019
8:15 pm
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Jacob’s Pillow presents one of the world’s leading performance companies, Brisbane-based Circa, in the Doris Duke Theatre, June 19-23. At the forefront of contemporary Australian circus, Circa creates awe-inspiring performance from extreme physicality. Three fearless acrobats perform What Will Have Been featuring live music by an on-stage violinist that fuses together the music of Bach…

Ballet BC

Ted Shawn Theatre
June 19, 2019
8:00 pm
June 20, 2019
8:00 pm
June 21, 2019
8:00 pm
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Hailing from Vancouver, Ballet BC pushes the boundaries of classical ballet with a cutting-edge, contemporary sensibility and “gorgeous energy” (The Independent). Praised as “physically rigorous, dramatically solid, and truly contemporary” (Dance Magazine), Ballet BC celebrates ten years under the leadership of Artistic Director and former company member Emily Molnar, whose vision has guided the company…

TapTheYard: Leonardo Sandoval and Gregory Richardson

The Yard's Nanon Theater
June 20, 2019
7:00 pm
June 22, 2019
7:00 pm

Jazz, tap, and contemporary urban dance combine with unique Brazilian flavor in this performance by acclaimed performers and musicians Leonardo Sandoval and Gregory Richardson. “Partido” explores the convergence of percussive dance with contemporary urban styles in African-American and Afro-Brazilian culture. The piece highlights the deep connections between music and dance of African origin in Brazil…

Vwayaj 2019

Lyric Stage Company
June 20, 2019
7:30 pm
June 21, 2019
8:00 pm
June 22, 2019
2:00 pm
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Jean Appolon Expressions dance company presents Vwayaj (“Travel” in Haitian Kreyol), its latest portrayal of the immigrant experience. After years of political tremor, Appolon has woven his personal story together with those of other immigrants into this evening-length production. Dancers will tell these stories through bold Haitian contemporary dance set to evocative music composed by…

The Art & Technique of Isadora Duncan Student Recital

The Dance Complex
June 21, 2019
2:00 pm

The choreographic etudes of Isadora Duncan explore, through the action/rest continuum, the dynamic relationship between affiliation and solitude. Celebrating Nature’s unity and rhythm, these dances, remembering ancient rituals and archetypes, are simultaneously trival and divine. The indomitable human spirit, ever hopeful, is present in this choreography and in all true healing. Isadora Duncan’s goal for…

Instinct

Boston University Dance Theater
June 21, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
June 22, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Boston-based Project 31, will take the stage for its season finale, Instinct, performed by Project 31’s professional company and apprentice training program. Instinct will feature the choreography of Artistic Director, Kenzie Finn and a new work by Rehearsal Director, Kate McShea. Instinct will also revisit “The Struggle,” a fan-favorite choreographed by Adrienne Hawkins. Directed by…

An evening of Synergy

Rogers Street Theater
June 21, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
June 22, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dance, Poetry and Photography Three women artists exploring three different creative media come together  to weave creative narratives on stage and offer thought provoking performances. Performers: Mesma Belsaré Clara Kimball Lida Winfield Arrive early | Limited Seating

aMaSSiT

The Dance Complex
June 22, 2019
8:00 pm
June 23, 2019
7:00 pm

  We live in a world of ever changing social ideology and mindfulness. Artists become unofficial historians of thought and change by creating works that reflect the questions and challenges of the time. The 2019 season of aMaSSiT embraces artists with a specific interest in creating thoughtful and prismatic work exploring current trends and topics…

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