Poor People’s TV Room

Institute of Contemporary Art
March 9, 2018
8:00 pm
March 10, 2018
8:00 pm

Bessie Award–winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili and director-designer Peter Born use an interdisciplinary approach to examine gender, culture, and identity in the lives of four women. Poor People’s TV Room recovers buried histories and forgotten stories of women’s resistance movements and collective action in Nigeria. This exploration was set in motion by two historical incidents: the…

If You Knew You Then

The Dance Complex
March 9, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 10, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If You Knew You Then is a patchwork reconstruction of circumstances evolved from revisiting past behaviors and memories of the dancers’ younger selves. Emerged from themes such as leader and follower, aggression, tension and support, and peer influence, the 60-minute work builds a robust movement landscape where the performers are challenged with negotiating group chemistry…

Gathering Light

Integrarte
March 9, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A performance of dance and music by Dance Currents Inc. and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston. The program consists of two dances, “Santons” to John Rutter’s “Suite Antique” and “Dayspring”, to Delvyn Case’s music of the same name. Pro Arte will also play Malinconia by Jean Sibelius.   The dances will be accompanied live…

Boston Ballet Presents Parts In Suite

Boston Opera House
March 9, 2018
7:30 pm
March 10, 2018
1:30 pm
March 10, 2018
7:30 pm
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Boston Ballet is proud to present Parts In Suite, a program of works by three of today’s most prolific choreographers, William Forsythe, Justin Peck, and Jorma Elo at the Boston Opera House. Boston Ballet’s spring season opens with Parts In Suite, a program of works by three of today’s most prolific choreographers: William Forsythe, Justin…

BALLET FLAMENCO JESÚS CARMONA

Berklee Performance Center
March 10, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrated flamenco dancer Jesús Carmona and his company of 10 dancers, musicians, and vocalists perform an innovative and emotionally charged program titled Impetu’s (bursting with energy), set to beloved Spanish scores by Albéniz, Riqueni, and Escudero. Flamenco Festival 2018 continues with Compañía Eva Yerbabuena on Sunday, March 11, 8pm at the Berklee Performance Center.

COMPAÑÍA EVA YERBABUENA

Berklee Performance Center
March 11, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An extraordinary artist famed for her bold, powerful performances, Eva Yerbabuena maintains a riveting balance between artistic innovation and rich flamenco tradition. She performs the Boston premiere of ¡Ay! featuring dramatic solo dance accompanied by a percussionist, guitarist, violinist, and trio of male singers. Flamenco Festival 2018 begins with Ballet Flamenco Jesús Carmona on Saturday,…

What Ascends from Ashes

Boston University Dance Theater
March 11, 2018
2:00 pm
March 11, 2018
7:00 pm

  What Ascends from Ashes choreographed by Ronnie Terrell Thomas, founder and artistic Director of Mystique Illusions, is a conceptual ballet adaptation of the mythological story of the Phoenix, who obtains new life by raising from the ashes of his predecessor. What Ascends from Ashes is the arc of a person’s life, how their spirit…

Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston

Kresge Auditorium, MIT
March 11, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hundreds of dancers will fill the stage at M.I.T.’s Kresge Auditorium on Sunday March 11, 2018. Yemenite and hora, modern and traditional dances will be presented by performers of all ages. Join us for an exciting afternoon of Israeli and Jewish dance featuring 22 groups from Boston and beyond. Boston’s Israel Folkdance Festival’s signature finales…

Bint El Funk: Yemenite-Israeli Dance Party

Arts at the Armory |
March 15, 2018
8:00 pm

Join the party when the Yemenite-Israeli band makes their American debut with their wild fusion of Afro beats, soul, jazz and traditional Yemenite music. The evening kicks off with a performance by the tap dance/percussion troupe, Drumatix, led by Israel tap master Noa Barankin. Support for this concert provided in part by a CJP Young…

Transitional State with Guest Artist teXtmoVes

The Dance Complex
March 16, 2018
8:00 pm
March 17, 2018
8:00 pm

Transitional State attempts to describe, through a nonlinear narrative, characters overwhelmed by life transitions leading to a state of emotional unraveling, expressed through the movement and laughter. Through mercurial weight shifts we will explore how these sudden shifts, optimistically force us to adapt. Phases, a duet for longtime friends and dancers Karen Klein and Kelley…