Events

Limitless at Boston Conservatory

Boston Conservatory Theater
April 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
April 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Presenting iconic masterworks by internationally renowned choreographers alongside new work created especially for Boston Conservatory dance students. The program will feature How to Pass Kick Fall and Run by Merce Cunningham; Why You Follow by Ronald K. Brown, accompanied by the Berklee Dancing Spirit Ensemble; Happy Little Things (Waiting on a Gruff Cloud of Wanting)…

ONTHEFLOOR

OBERON |
April 27, 2017
8:00 pm
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm

Driven equally by pumping bass, glitter, dance heroism and feats of endurance, this 90-minute, energy-busting experience is part dance, part video installation, part DJ set and part concert. The Dance Cartel is after a new brand of dance experience. Taking note of a dance community that often serves a niche audience, TDC creates dances that…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Wang Theater
April 27, 2017
7:30 pm
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm
April 29, 2017
2:00 pm
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On March 30, 1958, Alvin Ailey led a group of young African-American modern dancers in a now-fabled performance at the 92nd Street Y in New York City that forever changed the perception of American dance. And in 1968, Celebrity Series of Boston first presented the Ailey company in what has become an annual tradition and…

Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

Brandeis University
April 27, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 am
April 28, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 am
April 29, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Welcome to four days of art that matters, that in the words of founder Leonard Bernstein, “revives and readapts time and space.” The annual Festival of the Creative Arts showcases nationally acclaimed performers and visual artists together with music, dance, theater, and artwork by more than 300 Brandeis students and alumni. Dance at the festival…

Done Waiting

The Dance Complex |
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Done Waiting will feature work set to the music of Tom Waits by Lorraine Chapman with her Lorraine Chapman The Company, Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion, Jessie Jean Stinnett, and Prometheus Dance Company. The Saturday show will feature the only in town performance of Prometheus Dance Company. Special for ArtWeek, join us for a talk…

Kickoff Event “Artweek on Newbury”

Joe's American Bar & Grille |
April 28, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Kickoff Spring ArtWeek and “ArtWeek on Newbury” at Joe’s! Meet “ArtWeek on Newbury” participants and learn about their ArtWeek events that will take place on Newbury Street later in the week. Guests will enjoy Joe’s Starry Night Sangria (also served as an Art of Food item throughout ArtWeek), entertainment from Arthur Murray Dance Center (and…

Fresh Dance Friday

Green Street Studios |
April 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fresh Dance Friday is an informal, free performance series at Green Street Street Studios. It provides local artists the opportunity to show work in progress and receive feedback, as well as a casual welcoming environment for dance audiences new and old to see new dances, ask questions and make connections. Special for ArtWeek, join us…

Boston Ballet The Sleeping Beauty

Boston Opera House
April 28, 2017
7:30 pm
April 29, 2017
1:00 pm
April 29, 2017
7:30 pm
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This season, Boston Ballet revives one of its trademark works, the timeless joy that is The Sleeping Beauty. With classic choreography by Marius Petipa and gorgeous sets and costumes from Davis Walker, this Tchaikovsky scored work is an enchanting and romantic journey into the fairytale world of the cursed Princess Aurora and her charming savior.

Sound Sculpture

Innovation and Design Building | |
April 28, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
April 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
April 29, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dance community friends- please take note! The esteemed and extremely cheese-caked Yo-el Cassell will be joining us at this event with his 360 Ensemble dancers! The event is free and open to all and runs both nights. It is a kind of open gallery event to showcase our latest project – Sound Sculpture. SS is…

Stand In The Light

Boston University Dance Theater
April 28, 2017
8:00 pm
April 29, 2017
4:00 pm
April 29, 2017
8:00 pm
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Dance and multimedia imagery are woven together to tell powerful, true-life stories of social injustice, oppression, and our constant struggle with self-worth. Young dance artists of Cambridge Youth Dance Program Dance Company remind us all to believe in our limitless ability and the power of the human spirit. This uplifting evening of dance will feature…

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