Events

The Festival of Us, You, We & Them

The Dance Complex
June 24, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

For more than 25 years, The Dance Complex has been a home for dance of all forms and for all people. Each year, The Dance Complex throws open the doors of its historic building, located in the heart of Central Square’s Cultural District, inviting artists of all kinds to join together in a celebration of…

Dancing at Lughnasa

Gloucester Stage
June 24, 2018
2:00 pm
June 27, 2018
7:30 pm
June 28, 2018
7:30 pm
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This eagerly anticipated production of Brian Friel’s masterpiece brings together award-winning director, Benny Sato Ambush, and Academy Award nominee Lindsay Crouse. Olivier and Tony Award winning Dancing at Lughnasa, is one of the greatest and most loved Irish plays of recent times. Set in County Donegal in 1936 during the Celtic harvest festival, Dancing at Lughnasa, chronicles the…

VESSEL

Calderwood Hall at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
June 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
July 12, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VESSEL is a dance theater piece, commissioned to Marsha Parrilla by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. VESSEL reflects on the Summer 2018 exhibit: Life, Death & Rivalry- through a unique performance exploration between the Sarcophagus (sacred passage) and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Middle Passage). Not to be missed!

Liana and the Paintbrush

Robert R Jay Performing Arts Ceter
June 29, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A Circus and Dance production for the whole family ! Hope through Endurance. Liana despairs about the world until from within her, a small light of Hope begins to grow larger until Creativity, in the form of a Paintbrush, develops from Liana’s own desire to bring beauty to the world. Performed by Danceartists Ballet Theater…

Xsection: A Dance and Science Film Festival

Room 83 Spring
June 30, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

XSection: A Dance and Science Film Festival sparking interdisciplinary collaboration between dance – science – film. The methodologies of scientific research and dance creation are abstract. Films can document visual forms and create a tangible record of these concepts. The vision of XSFF is to archive the expression of current scientific findings and instigate with…

Bring It! Live

Lynn Auditorium
July 19, 2018
7:30 pm

LIFETIME’S HIT SERIES “BRING IT” SET TO TAKE THE STAGE IN AN ALL-NEW SHOW After two consecutive years of bringing down the house, “Bring It! Live” is back by overwhelming demand, and set to take the stage. Miss D and her Dancing Dolls, the stars of Lifetime’s hit series Bring It! will be coming to…

RESIST(D)ANCE

OBERON
July 20, 2018
7:00 pm

RESIST(D)ANCE: UNDER CONSTRUCTION is calling all creative leaders, change makers, and body shakers to reclaim space and re-imagine a future where young people have an active role in shaping their cities. A three-part immersive art experience; including an open creative forum for local artists and community leaders to engage in conversation and art making, a…

Take a free class at Boston Ballet School

Boston Ballet School- Newton Studio
July 21, 2018
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Children ages 16 months-7 years old are invited to experience a free sample class led by professional faculty and learn more about Boston Ballet School’s expertly designed curriculum. Pre-register on our website: https://www.bostonballet.org/Home/Education/School-Events/Boston-Ballet-School-Open-Houses.aspx

REACH Outdoor Dance Performance

Cambridge Municiple Lot #5
July 25, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free performance featuring teens from the Greater Boston area in original choreography with an eclectic program of modern, jazz, improvisation, hip-hop, contemporary and ethnic dance.

“Enough” – A Modern Dance Performance by Nozama Dance Collective

Green Street Studios
August 3, 2018
8:00 pm
August 4, 2018
7:00 pm

We have heard enough. We have seen enough. We have endured enough. We’ve had enough. Now is the time to embrace that we are enough. We call for empowered women to come together, to support one another, as we claim our voices. We are bolder and stronger than ever. This is what drives “Enough”, the…