Cirque of the Dead

Oberon
October 26, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
October 27, 2017
10:30 pm - 12:30 am
October 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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It’s all fun and games at this year’s Halloween circus extravaganza… if you can survive the night, that is! Demons, witches, monsters and creepy crawly creatures will fill the evening with never-seen-before acts of aerials, acrobatics, burlesque, sideshow, and more. This adults-only Halloween horror spectacular is not for the faint of heart, but is filled…

Pilobolus

Boch Center Shubert Theatre
October 27, 2017
7:30 pm
October 28, 2017
8:00 pm
October 29, 2017
3:00 pm
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The wildly creative avant-garde dance company Pilobolus has transformed itself into an international entertainment juggernaut. Featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Sesame Street, and The Academy Awards, and nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award for the video for OK Go’s All Is Not Lost, the company continues to explore new ways of using the human…

Assault on the Senses

The Sanctuary Theatre
October 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
October 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
October 29, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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José Mateo Ballet Theatre kicks off its 2017-18 season with ASSAULT ON THE SENSES, a concert of three of José Mateo’s most stunning original ballets. Isle of the Dead (1993) Sergei Rachmaninoff, Isle of the Dead Covens (2005) James MacMillan, Symphony #3 Fearless Symmetries (2008) John Adams, Fearful Symmetries

Arts Matter Day Online

October 27, 2017
12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Join the Annual #ArtsMatterDay an online celebration of arts, culture, and creative expression in Massachusetts. Last year, the creative community took social media by storm to celebrate #ArtsMatterDay, with more than 600 participating groups and individuals sharing 4,000 social media messages. By sharing hundreds of pictures and videos – and of course, art – we showed why arts matter to us. With active…

From the Ground Up

Boston Conservatory Theater
November 2, 2017
8:00 pm
November 3, 2017
8:00 pm
November 4, 2017
2:00 pm
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Boston Conservatory senior, junior, and sophomore dancers perform five stunning new works choreographed by renowned guest artists Jonathan Campbell and Austin Diaz, artistic directors of MadBoots Dance; Gregory Dawson, former dancer with Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet; Uri Sands, former dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Jennifer Archibald, internationally recognized ballet, modern, and theater…

Screening: Restless Creature

Le Laboratoire Cambridge |
November 2, 2017
6:30 pm
November 16, 2017
6:30 pm
November 30, 2017
6:30 pm
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As part of the 25th experiment of Le Laboratoire, we are presenting five unique screenings of Restless Creature.  RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan…

Migrations Dance at the Gardner

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
November 2, 2017
7:00 pm

In conjunction with the Henry James and American Painting exhibition, the Gardner Museum presents an evening of dance centered on the idea of migration. The performance pays homage to James’s identity and writing, informed in large part by his time as an expat. Working with bodies in motion, choreographers will address a range of topics,…

2125 Stanley Street

808 Gallery
November 2, 2017
7:00 pm
November 3, 2017
8:00 pm

2125 Stanley Street is a performance installation exploring notions of home. Working with collaborators Margaret Paek and Loren Kiyoshi Dempster, choreographer and dancer Dahlia Nayar examines “home” as an archaeological site where minimal artifacts offer points of departure for the re-imagination and reconstruction a domestic space. We excavate the everyday and the mundane in search…

Boston Ballet Presents Obsidian Tear

Boston Opera House
November 3, 2017
7:30 pm
November 4, 2017
1:30 pm
November 4, 2017
7:30 pm
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Boston Ballet’s 2017–2018 season opens with Obsidian Tear, featuring the North American premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Obsidian Tear, a co-production with The Royal Ballet of London, and a world premiere by Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo. The program includes music by two acclaimed Finnish composers, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Jean Sibelius, and will open with an orchestral…

Ballroom Dance Party in Marblehead

Ballroom Dance Party |
November 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

This is your chance to try out your new moves. Bring your friends and family and have a blast! Nancy Murphy gives mini lessons  in Argentine Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot, Salsa, and more throughout the evening. Light refreshments provided by MSB. For further information about the celebration and to RSVP, call 781-631-6262 or send an e-mail…