Events

Inclusive Dance Practitioners Meeting

The Dance Complex
June 22, 2018
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Come to learn, watch, move and share with us! As part of The Dance Complex’s All In Movement lens to programming which AIMS to remove barriers to dance– whatever they may be — we invite all who practice inclusive dancing to get together for this informal afternoon of informative fun. We’ll share conversation, resources and…

The Festival of Us, You, We & Them

The Dance Complex
June 22, 2018
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
June 23, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 24, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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 Queerly Performances

The Dance Complex
June 22, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
June 23, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Dancing Queerly festival culminates June 22-23 with performances that bring together noted contemporary artists from New York, Minneapolis, and Boston, as well as hip-hop, drag, and Irish dance from a decidedly queer perspective. Performing are Alex Davis Dance, Angelina Benitez, April Sellers Dance Collective, Chris Suharlim and students, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance, J. Michael Winward,…

Dancing Queerly

The Dance Complex
June 22, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
June 23, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“Dancing Queerly” is a festival of movement, discussions, and performances for the LGBTQ community and friends presented June 2-24 at the Dance Complex in Central Square, Cambridge. This ground-breaking event seeks to bring LGBTQ community members of all ages and experiences together through dance. Tickets and information are available at www.dancingqueerlyboston.com.

Dancing at Lughnasa

Gloucester Stage
June 22, 2018
7:30 pm
June 23, 2018
2:00 pm
June 23, 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…

THROUGH THIS LENS

Boston University Dance Theater
June 22, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
June 23, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Boston-based Project 31 will make it’s evening length debut in THROUGH THIS LENS featuring choreography by Kenzie Finn, Julia Amaral, Rachel Buffer, Kate McShea, Noelle Patten, Lacey Sasso, and special guest choreographer Adrienne T. Hawkins. Directed by Kenzie Finn, THROUGH THIS LENS will lead you on a journey exploring how perception shapes our situation. Emotions…

Dancing Queerly Discussion

The Dance Complex
June 23, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join Dancing Queerly choreographers and moderator Kareem Khubchandani for a discussion of queer dance and what it means to dance queerly now. Enjoy refreshments while hearing from choreographers, asking questions, and broadening dialogue about dance. Kareem Khubchandani performs as La Whore Vagistan and is the Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Drama &…

Dances of the Spirit: The Works of Isadora Duncan at Mount Auburn

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Hazel Dell
June 23, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Known as the “mother of modern dance,” Isadora Duncan created a series of mourning dances following the accidental deaths of her two children in 1913. Dances by Isadora will perform these evocative dances of wind, sea, darkness, and light in Hazel Dell.

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…