Urban Bush Women

Doris Duke Theatre
August 21, 2019
8:15 pm
August 22, 2019
8:15 pm
August 23, 2019
8:15 pm
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In this choreographic riff, Urban Bush Women returns to Jacob’s Pillow drawing inspiration from the musical life and spiritual journey of legendary composer and saxophonist John Coltrane. “…More than a tribute to a jazz icon. It immerses the audience in what it is to be an artist” (The Washington Post), “Walking with ‘Trane” highlights the…

Boston Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
August 21, 2019
8:00 pm
August 22, 2019
2:00 pm
August 22, 2019
8:00 pm
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Boston Ballet returns to Jacob’s Pillow for the first time in over a decade, performing work by choreographic and visual artist William Forsythe, currently in a five-year artistic partnership with the Company, classics by Russian choreographer Leonid Yakobson, and resident choreographer Jorma Elo’s Bach Cello Suites.

Landmarks Dance Night

Hatch Shell
August 22, 2019
7:00 pm

Landmarks Dance Night brings music to move by from diverse cultures to the Hatch Shell. Love, magicians, and ghosts haunt the flamenco ballet, El amor brujo, inspired by tales of the Romani people. The rhythms of Haiti and Vodou culture, and the drumming of the West African diaspora inspire Bostonians of disparate backgrounds to dance, from…

A.R.T. On the Vine, Island Grown Dance

Patricia N. Nanon Theatre
August 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Island Grown Dance features the work of Vineyard-based dance artists in an evening centered on community, collaboration, and creativity. As part of The Yard’s larger A.R.T. on the VINE (Artists Rising Together on the Vineyard), Island Grown Dances has become a celebrated annual tradition. This year, Island Grown Dance will feature work by Abby Bender,…

VLA Dance–Bare Velvet

BioMed Realty
August 23, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
August 24, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
August 25, 2019
2:00 pm
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Humanity in its rawest form without additional or external flourishes is beautiful and fully capable of persisting. Bare Velvet explores this concept through rigorous physicality and the unique performance venue of unused corporate space. Bare Velvet will also feature an improvised installation with DanceNite, an immersive music and dance experience. Two performances – AUGUST 23…

Dances by Isadora Boston at Longfellow Park

Longfellow Park
August 24, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dances By Isadora Boston presents Dances of the Spirit: The Works of Isadora Duncan Inspired by the work of iconic New England artist Daniel Chester French, the sculptor of the Longfellow Memorial, the company will perform an original piece choreographed in response to French’s masterwork “Mourning Victory” alongside repertoire by Isadora Duncan, who was French’s…

Boston Tango in the Park

Boston Harbor Hotel |
August 24, 2019
6:30 pm
August 31, 2019
6:30 pm

Tango in the Park is back for the 4th year. Revel in the romance of Argentine tango music and dancing in open air every Saturday in August. This year we will open summer season with DJ Meg Farrell from New York, NY and Hernan and Anita performance and lesson for Beginners and of course YOU!…

The Schonberg Fellows/Boston: Aysha Upchurch and Subject:Matter

The Yard's Nanon Theater
August 31, 2019
7:00 pm

The Yard presents new work by two Boston-based artist groups created in their Schonberg Fellow’s Offshore Creation Residency: tap ensemble Subject:Matter, and storyteller Aysha Upchurch, the Dancing Diplomat.

When Body Becomes Voice

Pao Arts Center
September 6, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pao Arts Center’s first Chinatown Presents performance of the season will kick-off with an evening of dance. We will be presenting classical and contemporary works from local artists in Boston questioning: How can we embody our identity through dance? Featuring works by Chhandika Dance group, Prakriti dance, Jennifer Lin and Yosi Karahashi, we will question…

Boston Ballet Presents Giselle

Citizens Bank Opera House
September 19, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
September 20, 2019
7:30 pm
September 21, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet presents Giselle, a beloved full-length classical ballet. With choreography re-staged by Ballet Master Larissa Ponomarenko, exquisite costumes, and Adolphe Adam’s poignant score, the tale of Giselle is sure to stay with you long after you leave the theater. Giselle runs September 19-29 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. Tickets start at $37. For…

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