Trisha Brown Dance Company

Ted Shawn Theatre
August 16, 2017
8:00 pm
August 17, 2017
8:00 pm
August 18, 2017
8:00 pm
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Witty, inventive, and free from convention, the prolific choreographer Trisha Brown holds an uncontested legacy as modern dance’s “boundary-pusher” (The Wall Street Journal). The program will include a specially curated work for the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season featuring alumni of Trisha Brown Dance Company, among other works to be announced. With close Pillow connections dating…

Compañía Irene Rodríguez at The Pillow

Doris Duke Theatre
August 16, 2017
8:15 pm
August 17, 2017
8:15 pm
August 18, 2017
8:15 pm
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The “intense, exacting” (The New York Times) performer and choreographer Irene Rodríguez is one of the most prominent figures in Cuban dance. Alongside her six talented dancers and an ensemble of live musicians, Rodríguez melds flamenco’s fiery passion and exhilarating footwork with a unique Afro-Cuban flair, leaving a “trail of triumph and applause” (Granma, Cuba)….

Summer Sizzle Dance Festival Informal Showing

The Dance Complex
August 19, 2017
7:00 pm

Free informal showing featuring work by Hollis Bartlett, McKersin Previlus, and Dante Brown. Work developed during Dante Brown’s Repertory class will also be presented. Following the informal showing, we invite you to join Emily Beattie for a showing of her work. More information about Summer Sizzle Dance Festival available at www.dancecomplex.org

A Jazz Happening

Ted Shawn Theatre
August 20, 2017
5:00 pm

This one-night-only performance features the über-talented dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow’s Musical Theatre Dance Program. Directed by Broadway’s Chet Walker, students sing and dance their hearts out with a live jazz band and special guests. This inspiring evening supports The School at Jacob’s Pillow.

The Washington Ballet

Ted Shawn Theatre
August 23, 2017
8:00 pm
August 24, 2017
2:00 pm
August 24, 2017
8:00 pm
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Newly led by former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Julie Kent, the Washington, DC-based company presents stunning technique, impressive range, and iconic contemporary works heralding the group’s “elegant new era” (Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post). The company makes its first appearance at the Pillow since 1980 with Jiří Kylián’s thrilling Petite Mort, Alexei Ratmansky’s spellbinding…

THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY AT THE PILLOW

Doris Duke Theatre
August 23, 2017
8:15 pm
August 24, 2017
8:15 pm
August 25, 2017
8:15 pm
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Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award-winner John Heginbotham and acclaimed illustrator Maira Kalman join forces for the world premiere of The Principles of Uncertainty. Imaginative set design meets whimsical dance theatre, promising a delightful evening full of wit and charm. Co-commissioned by the Pillow and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,…

Landmarks Dance Carnival

DCR Hatch Memorial Shell on the Explanade
August 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Music to move by” from many cultures features dancers from across the city. Composer and drummer Ryan Edwards teams up with Apostolos Paraskevas to create a new work for young drummers and dancers from Camp Harbor View and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. The evening culminates in a grand performance of Copland’s Rodeo,…

Spaces: An Evolve Dynamicz Production

Green Street Studioes
August 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
August 26, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come join Evolve Dynamicz as they put on their first ever full length production: SPACES! The evening will consist of interdisciplinary works including contemporary dance, visual projections, architectural sculptures, parkour, and more! With special appearances by: The D’Amby Project Alive Dance Collective OnStage Repertory Turning Key Dance Find out more about us at http://www.evolvedynamicz.com/

Grand Opening: Boston Ballet School’s Newton Studio

Boston Ballet School Newton Studio |
September 6, 2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Boston Ballet School’s expanded, seven-studio facility opens its doors at its new location in Newton Nexus on September 6 with a day full of activities for children and adults alike. Explore the state-of-the-art studio space while enjoying lectures and demonstrations from Boston Ballet II, free dance classes for all ages, and a placement class for…

Tango By Moonlight 21st Season

Weeks Bridge |
September 9, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
October 6, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

By the light of the full moon shimmering over the rippling waters of the Charles River … join us to dance the Argentine Tango, or just to watch and listen. From 7:30 pm till about 11 pm, or until the moonlight and inspiration wanes On the Weeks Pedestrian Bridge near Harvard Square Impromptu 15-minute mini-lessons…