Boston Ballet in William Forsythe’s “Artifact”

Boston Opera House
February 26, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 2, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hailed as “a viscerally thrilling celebration of classical dance” by The New York Times, Artifact transports audiences into the mind of choreographic genius William Forsythe. This North American company premiere tests the physical limits of dancers, and transforms the stage in an avant-garde combination of powerful choreography, spoken word, and artistic sets. Forsythe’s revolutionary, unexpected…

February Cafe Raqs

Arts at the Armory Cafe
February 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, February 26th for the next Cafe Raqs! Our line-up this month features Moroccan, tribal, and American cabaret belly dance, as well as a Cafe Raqs first: a traditional hula performance! Beat the winter blues with Boston’s hottest dance artists and delicious food and drink from the cafe!  

Love’s Pull

The Sanctuary Theatre
February 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
March 2, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
March 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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For 30 years, José Mateo Ballet Theatre has been one of the leading producers of new ballets in the country. Artistic Director, José Mateo continues to choreograph inspiring and dynamic new repertory works featuring his signature minimalistic and modern approach. With intimate cabaret-style seating at our stunning Sanctuary Theatre, a performance at José Mateo Ballet…

TeXtmoVes + Jessie Jeanne & Dancers

Galatea Art Gallery
February 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Galatea Fine Arts presents teXtmoVes (Karen Klein and collaborators) and Jessie Jeanne & Dancers (with Sarah Anne Stinnett) in an afternoon closing reception and performance. Works performed in the gallery space will incorporate dance, movement, poetry, and spoken word. All three rooms of the gallery will be filled with art, so there will be plenty…

Know No. with Masary Studios at the BCA

Cyclorama at the BCA
March 2, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
March 4, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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  Repercussions of the word NO reverberate around the historic walls of the Cyclorama in this site-specific installation created by Masary Studios for Boston Center for the Arts. Explore complex, emotional and visceral human reactions to denial with a dozen performers who combine light, sound and poetry in a thrilling spectacle that is the first…

EDGE – Four Dances by the Commonwealth Ballet Company

Boston University Dance Theater
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
March 4, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

EDGE explores the corner cases of human perception, rhythm, emotion and artistic form in four dances performed by Commonwealth Ballet. In the premier of “Sirens”, choreographer Juliana Utz recalls the moments when Odysseus, at the edge of sanity, is tempted by the sirens’s song in the limpid blue waters near Capri. The company then revives…

Anna Myer Dancers Invisible:Imprints of Racism

Semel Theater
March 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:20 pm
March 4, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:20 pm

The hour-long piece Invisible: Imprints from Racism, is a mixed genre performance that utilizes modern and hip hop dancers from beheard.world’s cast who combine with three of Boston’s finest poets to plumb the emotional issues of race in urban America. Under the directorial leadership of choreographer Anna Myer and playwright Jay Paris, the performance explores…

Sydney Dance Company

Shubert Theater
March 4, 2017
8:00 pm
March 5, 2017
3:00 pm

Sydney Dance Company is a legendary force in Australian contemporary dance. Its performances have appeared on the great dance stages of the world, from the Sydney Opera House in Australia, to the Joyce Theatre in New York, the Grand in Shanghai and the Stanislavsky in Moscow. In 2009, Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela’s sensuous aesthetic initiated…

OnStage Residency Showcase

OnStage Dance Company |
March 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for our OnStage Residency Showcase featuring NEW work by Alexander Davis, Jimika Mehta, Alexandria Nunweiler, Ellen Oliver, Alyson Vilhena, OnStage | Repertory This informal event includes a pre-show reception, in-studio Showcase, and post-show Q&A with the choreographers. Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/382259942166623/

George Antheil “Bad Boy of Music” Film & Music Mini-Festival

Granoff Music Center
March 6, 2017
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 7, 2017
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A two-day event with films, live performances, and lectures about the self-proclaimed “Bad Boy of Music” and his two very different careers: ultra-modern composer in 1920s Paris, and pillar of Hollywood film music in the 1940s and ’50s. The festival will culminate on March 7 at 8:00 pm with the US premiere of a new…