BDA Mentoring Morning with Thelma Goldberg

Lyric Stage Studio |
December 7, 2017
9:30 am - 11:00 am

By popular demand, BDA launches a series of informal, peer-to-peer talks about dance careers, most significant learning experiences,  and strategies for creative and business success. We begin with the wit and wisdom of Thelma Goldberg,  founder of The Dance Inn in Lexington, which has offered dance programs for preschoolers through adults since 1983. While Thelma is best…

Pam Tanowitz and Simone Dinnerstein: New Work For Goldberg Variations

Institute of Contemporary Art
December 8, 2017
8:00 pm
December 9, 2017
8:00 pm
December 10, 2017
2:00 pm
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New Work for Goldberg Variations is an evening-length piece for piano and seven dancers created by classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and choreographer Pam Tanowitz. Inspired by and set to a live performance of Bach’s iconic and demanding Goldberg Variations, the work is performed by Dinnerstein with Tanowitz’s company, Pam Tanowitz Dance. Dinnerstein, who distinguished herself…

12 Dancers Dancing

Dance Complex
December 9, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
December 10, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“12 Dancers Dancing…A Christmas in Cambridge” features holiday inspired dance pieces by fourteen Boston-based dance companies, with original choreography, a wide array of dance styles and inspiring performances!   Performances by: Bryce Dance Company, Sydni Lockeby, Off Beat, Project 31, Rainbow Tribe, Disco Brats, Nozama Dance Collective, Boston Community Dance Project, Kinetic Synergy Dance Company,…

a+b

Movement Arts Gloucester MA
December 9, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

On December 9 at 7:30pm, Massachusetts choreographers Ali Kenner Brodsky and Betsy Miller will present “A+B”: a shared evening of contemporary dance at MAGMA, Gloucester’s new center for movement practice and performance. The latest A+B installment showcases intimate solos and quirky duets. The performance will feature a mixture of new premieres and audience pleasers from…

Ali Kenner Brodsky & Co. / Betsy Miller Dance Projects

MAGMA
December 9, 2017
7:30 pm

New works and repertory favorites by Massachusetts choreographers Ali Kenner Brodsky and Betsy Miller. About Ali Kenner Brodsky: www.alikennerbrodsky.com About Betsy Miller: www.betsymillerdanceprojects.com

Boston Ballet and New Philharmonia Family Concert

First Baptist Church Newton Centre
December 10, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a performance with the New Philharmonia as Boston Ballet School Advanced students perform excerpts from The Nutcracker with a live orchestra! Family orchestra performance for all ages.

North Atlantic Dance Theatre Nutcracker

The Larcom Theatre
December 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
December 15, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
December 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Celebrate this holiday season with everyone’s favorite ballet. Friends and family join together for an unforgettable evening of entertainment and tradition.

WHAT THE DICKENS!

Boston University Dance Theater
December 14, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
December 15, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
December 16, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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WHAT THE DICKENS! is an enchanting original production which tells Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale A Christmas Carol through the interweaving of classical ballet with tap, hip-hop and more surprises. Performed by the highly-acclaimed Cambridge Youth Dance Program (CYDP) dancers and an amazing roster of guest artists includes Sonali Sikder/Present Ghost, Yosi Karahashi/Future Ghost, Jenny…

Urban Nutcracker

John Hancock Hall
December 15, 2017
7:30 pm
December 16, 2017
11:00 am
December 16, 2017
3:00 pm
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Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington. Hip-hop and ballet. Urban Nutcracker is a classic holiday treat with an inner city twist! A true Boston story, local dance legend Tony Williams re-imagined the classic holiday tale to become a Boston inner-city story with a neon-buzz, blending the rhythms of Duke Ellington with the classical music of Tchaikovsky. Annually,…

Jean Appolon Expressions

Oberon
December 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Come together to witness Haitian contemporary dance and culture as Jean Appolon Expressions (JAE) shares its latest interpretation of the immigrant experience. The evening will include a live dance performance, live Haitian music, media from JAE’s 2017 Haiti summer Institute AND an opportunity for everyone to let loose on the dance floor with a dj.