Monkey Dance

Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center Emerson College
December 2, 2017
8:00 pm

MONKEY DANCE is a documentary film about three teens coming of age in Lowell, Massachusetts. Children of Cambodian refugees, they inhabit a tough, working class world shadowed by their parents’ nightmares of the Khmer Rouge. Traditional Cambodian dance links them to their parents’ culture, but fast cars, hip consumerism, and good times often pull harder….

Kieran Jordan Holiday Open House

Kieran Jordan Dance Studio |
December 3, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kieran Jordan Dance Holiday Open House and Vincent Crotty Art Show Please join us at the Kieran Jordan Dance studio for a free Holiday Open House, featuring live music by Laurel Martin and Mark Roberts, pop-up dance performances by Kieran Jordan and students, and a show of original paintings by artist Vincent Crotty. Paintings, dance DVDs,…

BDA Mentoring Morning with Thelma Goldberg

Lyric Stage Studio |
December 7, 2017
9:30 am - 11:00 am

By popular demand, BDA launches a series of informal, peer-to-peer talks about dance careers, most significant learning experiences,  and strategies for creative and business success. We begin with the wit and wisdom of Thelma Goldberg,  founder of The Dance Inn in Lexington, which has offered dance programs for preschoolers through adults since 1983. While Thelma is best…

Pam Tanowitz and Simone Dinnerstein: New Work For Goldberg Variations

Institute of Contemporary Art
December 8, 2017
8:00 pm
December 9, 2017
8:00 pm
December 10, 2017
2:00 pm
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New Work for Goldberg Variations is an evening-length piece for piano and seven dancers created by classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and choreographer Pam Tanowitz. Inspired by and set to a live performance of Bach’s iconic and demanding Goldberg Variations, the work is performed by Dinnerstein with Tanowitz’s company, Pam Tanowitz Dance. Dinnerstein, who distinguished herself…

12 Dancers Dancing

Dance Complex
December 9, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
December 10, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“12 Dancers Dancing…A Christmas in Cambridge” features holiday inspired dance pieces by fourteen Boston-based dance companies, with original choreography, a wide array of dance styles and inspiring performances!   Performances by: Bryce Dance Company, Sydni Lockeby, Off Beat, Project 31, Rainbow Tribe, Disco Brats, Nozama Dance Collective, Boston Community Dance Project, Kinetic Synergy Dance Company,…

Ali Kenner Brodsky & Co. / Betsy Miller Dance Projects

December 9, 2017
7:30 pm

New works and repertory favorites by Massachusetts choreographers Ali Kenner Brodsky and Betsy Miller. About Ali Kenner Brodsky: About Betsy Miller:


Movement Arts Gloucester MA
December 9, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

On December 9 at 7:30pm, Massachusetts choreographers Ali Kenner Brodsky and Betsy Miller will present “A+B”: a shared evening of contemporary dance at MAGMA, Gloucester’s new center for movement practice and performance. The latest A+B installment showcases intimate solos and quirky duets. The performance will feature a mixture of new premieres and audience pleasers from…

Boston Ballet and New Philharmonia Family Concert

First Baptist Church Newton Centre
December 10, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a performance with the New Philharmonia as Boston Ballet School Advanced students perform excerpts from The Nutcracker with a live orchestra! Family orchestra performance for all ages.

Laura Young Biography Events

Barnes and Noble Bookstores
December 10, 2017
1:00 pm
January 12, 2018
7:00 pm

“Boston Ballerina: A Dancer, A Company, An Era,” by Laura Young and Janine Parker will be introduced in a number of book signings. As a charter member of Boston Ballet and its predecessor, New England Civic Ballet, Laura Young has been affiliated with the company longer than any other dancer in its history. This book…

North Atlantic Dance Theatre Nutcracker

The Larcom Theatre
December 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
December 15, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
December 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Celebrate this holiday season with everyone’s favorite ballet. Friends and family join together for an unforgettable evening of entertainment and tradition.