Events

Aurora Borealis: A Festival of Light and Dance

Boston University Dance Theater
December 2, 2018
4:00 pm
December 2, 2018
6:00 pm
December 3, 2018
6:00 pm
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Co-artistic directed by Yo-EL Cassell and Micki Taylor-Pinney A vibrant exploration of the symbiotic relationship between light and form with a focus on collaboration and experimentation, featuring dance and movement pieces by faculty and students in two different programs, each one hour in length. |  

Teaching Artists and Student Concert

The Dance Complex
December 1, 2018
8:00 pm
December 2, 2018
7:00 pm

Showcasing a wide range of movement styles, this performance celebrates the vibrancy of the variety that occurs at The Dance Complex every day. Experience both new and recent works by teaching artists, performed by both professional and dedicated student dancers in this eclectic program. More information will be available soon at dancecomplex.org/performances

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Shubert Theatre
December 4, 2018
7:00 pm
December 5, 2018
7:30 pm
December 6, 2018
7:30 pm
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Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2018 season with the must-see holiday show The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleigh load and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.” Created by Cirque Dreams Founder and Broadway Director Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams…

Salsa for the Holidays

Venu Night Club
December 6, 2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Latino Professional Network is hosting a salsa and bachata event at Venu on December 6. Hope you can join!

american / woman

MAGMA
December 8, 2018
7:30 pm
December 9, 2018
7:30 pm

What does it mean to be a woman in America? In the american / woman project, choreographer Betsy Miller collaborates with dance artists from each state to explore aspects of identity in relation to culture and cultural politics. Each collaboration is centered on the identities, interests and desires of the performer. Join us for the…

american / woman

MAGMA
December 8, 2018
7:30 pm
December 9, 2018
7:30 pm

What does it mean to be a woman in America? In the american / woman project, choreographer Betsy Miller collaborates with dance artists from each state to explore aspects of identity in relation to culture and cultural politics. Each collaboration is centered on the identities, interests and desires of the performer. Join us for the…

Twyla Tharp: Minimalism and Me

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
December 13, 2018
8:00 pm
December 14, 2018
8:00 pm
December 15, 2018
2:00 pm
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In ‘Minimalism and Me,’ legendary artist Twyla Tharp, one of the most acclaimed dancers and choreographers of the century, recollects the creation of her early seminal works and experiences living among major visual artists in New York City, as dancers from Twyla Tharp Dance re-create excerpts from the works she discusses. Accompanied by never-before-seen photographs…

What The Dickens!

John Hancock Hall
December 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
December 15, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
December 15, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of ‘What the Dickens!’ and the 175th Anniversary of ‘A Christmas Carol’, Deborah Mason’s Cambridge Youth Dance Company, with their roster of stellar guest artists (and some surprise appearances!), are bringing their acclaimed production of What the Dickens! to John Hancock Hall for eight performances, Dec. 14 – 23, 2018. Weaving…

The Nutcracker at The Norwood Theatre

The Norwood Theatre
December 14, 2018
7:30 pm
December 15, 2018
2:00 pm
December 15, 2018
7:30 pm
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Join Clara on her adventure to the Kingdom of Sweets! This holiday tradition is sure to warm your heart as you experience every magical moment from Clara’s dazzling party, to an epic battle between mice and soldiers, and finally a whirling snow scene that makes this classic ballet truly timeless! Be moved by Tchaikovsky’s beautiful…

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Wang Theatre
December 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.