Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Wang Theater
April 27, 2017
7:30 pm
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm
April 29, 2017
2:00 pm
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On March 30, 1958, Alvin Ailey led a group of young African-American modern dancers in a now-fabled performance at the 92nd Street Y in New York City that forever changed the perception of American dance. And in 1968, Celebrity Series of Boston first presented the Ailey company in what has become an annual tradition and…

Limitless at Boston Conservatory

Boston Conservatory Theater
April 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
April 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Presenting iconic masterworks by internationally renowned choreographers alongside new work created especially for Boston Conservatory dance students. The program will feature How to Pass Kick Fall and Run by Merce Cunningham; Why You Follow by Ronald K. Brown, accompanied by the Berklee Dancing Spirit Ensemble; Happy Little Things (Waiting on a Gruff Cloud of Wanting)…

Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

Brandeis University
April 27, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 am
April 28, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 am
April 29, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Welcome to four days of art that matters, that in the words of founder Leonard Bernstein, “revives and readapts time and space.” The annual Festival of the Creative Arts showcases nationally acclaimed performers and visual artists together with music, dance, theater, and artwork by more than 300 Brandeis students and alumni. Dance at the festival…

ONTHEFLOOR

OBERON |
April 27, 2017
8:00 pm
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm

Driven equally by pumping bass, glitter, dance heroism and feats of endurance, this 90-minute, energy-busting experience is part dance, part video installation, part DJ set and part concert. The Dance Cartel is after a new brand of dance experience. Taking note of a dance community that often serves a niche audience, TDC creates dances that…

Stand In The Light

Boston University Dance Theater
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm
April 29, 2017
4:00 pm
April 29, 2017
8:00 pm
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Dance and multimedia imagery are woven together to tell powerful, true-life stories of social injustice, oppression, and our constant struggle with self-worth. Young dance artists of Cambridge Youth Dance Program Dance Company remind us all to believe in our limitless ability and the power of the human spirit. This uplifting evening of dance will feature…

Boston Ballet The Sleeping Beauty

Boston Opera House
April 28, 2017
7:30 pm
April 29, 2017
1:00 pm
April 29, 2017
7:30 pm
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This season, Boston Ballet revives one of its trademark works, the timeless joy that is The Sleeping Beauty. With classic choreography by Marius Petipa and gorgeous sets and costumes from Davis Walker, this Tchaikovsky scored work is an enchanting and romantic journey into the fairytale world of the cursed Princess Aurora and her charming savior.

Done Waiting

The Dance Complex
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm
April 29, 2017
8:00 pm
April 30, 2017
7:00 pm
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Saturday’s performance features the only in town evening of Prometheus Dance Company this season, with Friday and Sunday’s program featuring work by Lorraine Chapman with her Lorraine Chapman The Company performing original dances set to the music of Tom Waits. Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion and Jessie Jeanne & Dancers complete Friday and Sunday’s program….

Sound Sculpture

Innovation and Design Building | |
April 28, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
April 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
April 29, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dance community friends- please take note! The esteemed and extremely cheese-caked Yo-el Cassell will be joining us at this event with his 360 Ensemble dancers! The event is free and open to all and runs both nights. It is a kind of open gallery event to showcase our latest project – Sound Sculpture. SS is…

Done Waiting

The Dance Complex |
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Done Waiting will feature work set to the music of Tom Waits by Lorraine Chapman with her Lorraine Chapman The Company, Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion, Jessie Jean Stinnett, and Prometheus Dance Company. The Saturday show will feature the only in town performance of Prometheus Dance Company. Special for ArtWeek, join us for a talk…

Mambo Mania with Eguie Castrillo

Villa Victoria Center for the Arts |
April 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Imagine dancing to mambo in a New York ballroom in the 1950s, during the height of this genre’s time. Eguie Castrillo, a Grammy Award winning timbalero and his 18-piece big band will take you there, with space to dance the night away. This world-class musician’s infectious rhythms and electrifying performance has entertained audiences from around…

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