Events

February Cafe Raqs

Arts at the Armory Cafe
February 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, February 26th for the next Cafe Raqs! Our line-up this month features Moroccan, tribal, and American cabaret belly dance, as well as a Cafe Raqs first: a traditional hula performance! Beat the winter blues with Boston’s hottest dance artists and delicious food and drink from the cafe!  

Boston Ballet in William Forsythe’s “Artifact”

Boston Opera House
February 26, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 2, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hailed as “a viscerally thrilling celebration of classical dance” by The New York Times, Artifact transports audiences into the mind of choreographic genius William Forsythe. This North American company premiere tests the physical limits of dancers, and transforms the stage in an avant-garde combination of powerful choreography, spoken word, and artistic sets. Forsythe’s revolutionary, unexpected…

Love’s Pull

The Sanctuary Theatre
February 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
March 2, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
March 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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For 30 years, José Mateo Ballet Theatre has been one of the leading producers of new ballets in the country. Artistic Director, José Mateo continues to choreograph inspiring and dynamic new repertory works featuring his signature minimalistic and modern approach. With intimate cabaret-style seating at our stunning Sanctuary Theatre, a performance at José Mateo Ballet…

TeXtmoVes + Jessie Jeanne & Dancers

Galatea Art Gallery
February 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Galatea Fine Arts presents teXtmoVes (Karen Klein and collaborators) and Jessie Jeanne & Dancers (with Sarah Anne Stinnett) in an afternoon closing reception and performance. Works performed in the gallery space will incorporate dance, movement, poetry, and spoken word. All three rooms of the gallery will be filled with art, so there will be plenty…

R.E.A.CH. for Fun! Fair

Watertown Free Public Library
February 28, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

BDA will be participating in the Meraki Center R.E.A.CH. for FUN! Fair Tuesday, February 28,  from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  at the Watertown Public Library 123 Main St, Watertown to share information about our referral services for disabled children and youth and their families. The Metro-Boston area is literally overflowing with programs tuned to the needs of our family members…

Know No. with Masary Studios at the BCA

Cyclorama at the BCA
March 2, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
March 4, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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  Repercussions of the word NO reverberate around the historic walls of the Cyclorama in this site-specific installation created by Masary Studios for Boston Center for the Arts. Explore complex, emotional and visceral human reactions to denial with a dozen performers who combine light, sound and poetry in a thrilling spectacle that is the first…

Anna Myer Dancers Invisible:Imprints of Racism

Semel Theater
March 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:20 pm
March 4, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:20 pm

The hour-long piece Invisible: Imprints from Racism, is a mixed genre performance that utilizes modern and hip hop dancers from beheard.world’s cast who combine with three of Boston’s finest poets to plumb the emotional issues of race in urban America. Under the directorial leadership of choreographer Anna Myer and playwright Jay Paris, the performance explores…

EDGE – Four Dances by the Commonwealth Ballet Company

Boston University Dance Theater
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
March 4, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

EDGE explores the corner cases of human perception, rhythm, emotion and artistic form in four dances performed by Commonwealth Ballet. In the premier of “Sirens”, choreographer Juliana Utz recalls the moments when Odysseus, at the edge of sanity, is tempted by the sirens’s song in the limpid blue waters near Capri. The company then revives…

OnStage Residency Showcase

OnStage Dance Company |
March 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for our OnStage Residency Showcase featuring NEW work by Alexander Davis, Jimika Mehta, Alexandria Nunweiler, Ellen Oliver, Alyson Vilhena, OnStage | Repertory This informal event includes a pre-show reception, in-studio Showcase, and post-show Q&A with the choreographers. Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/382259942166623/

Photo shoot for dancers

The Dance Complex
March 4, 2017
9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Photo shoot by appointment and dancers will have facilities to apply makeup and change costumes. Movement images will be taken in the stage space of Studio 1 of The Dance Complex (I will also be taking a number of head shots of Complex Staff and Teaching Artists). Head shots will be in front of a backdrop….