Events

The Wild Divine

Tsai Performance Center – Boston University
March 17, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
March 18, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Deborah Abel Dance Company presents The Wild Divine, an evening-length work the company is performing at the Tsai Performance Center, Boston University, with an ensemble of ten dancers and eight musicians under the musical direction of Lee Perlman. The Wild Divine is a mystical, emotional and spiritual journey to the true aliveness and beauty…

Boston Dancemakers Residency Information Session

Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
March 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  After a decade of successful residency programs, Boston Dance Alliance and Boston Center for the Arts have teamed up to create their newly-designed Boston Dancemakers Residency. Devised to provide two Boston-area artists with resources to research, develop and present original works of dance, the residency encourages dancemakers to take risks, invest time and focus on ensemble work, and…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Boch Center Wang Theatre
March 22, 2018
7:30 pm
March 23, 2018
8:00 pm
March 24, 2018
2:00 pm
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In the turbulent year of 1968, then Celebrity Series Executive Director Walter Pierce took a chance with a single night engagement of a dynamic, emerging, African-American dance company at Boston’s John Hancock Hall. The success of the Boston debut of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has led to a 50-year relationship between this iconic dance…

Dance at the Cinema: The Flames of Paris

Coolidge Corner Theatre
March 25, 2018
10:00 am - 12:15 pm

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way… Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky’s…

Conference of the Birds with ANIKAYA Dance Theater

Roberts Studio Theatre, Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
April 5, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
April 6, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
April 7, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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  Through the contemporary elements of video projection, original sound score, and an ensemble of dancers from across the globe, ANIKAYA Dance Theater invites you to experience an ancient tale about the soul’s search for meaning. Inspired by the Persian literary masterpiece The Conference of the Birds, this world premiere shares stories of modern epic…

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre presents Moving Violations

The Sanctuary Theatre
April 6, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
April 7, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
April 8, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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You won’t want to miss José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s final performance with its repertory company before going on hiatus for the 2018-19 season while the organization searches for a new artistic director. Moving Violations includes three original works by Jose Mateo including his final premiere ballet! THE PROGRAM Schubert Adagio (1991, Schubert) House of Ballet…

The Bolshoi Ballet in Giselle

Fenway Stadium 13, Assembly Row 12, Revere Showcase Cinemas
April 8, 2018
12:55 pm

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death… Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire,…

Vwayaj

Calderwood Pavilion Boston Center for the Arts: Roberts Studio Theater
April 11, 2018
7:30 pm
April 12, 2018
7:30 pm
April 13, 2018
12:00 am
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Jean Appolon Expressions dance company presents Vwayaj (The Travel), a Haitian-contemporary dance show portraying the immigrant experience. Jean Appolon has woven his personal story together with those of other immigrants into this vivid and compelling evening-length production.

ALONZO KING LINES BALLET WITH ZAKIR HUSSAIN

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
April 20, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
April 21, 2018
8:00 pm
April 23, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Visionary choreographer Alonzo King actively develops bold original works with other artists from diverse disciplines and cultures. World Music/CRASHarts has commissioned Alonzo King LINES Ballet’s new collaboration with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, who has composed music especially for this project and will perform the East Coast premiere on stage, with Sabir Khan playing sarangi. Free…

STOMP

Boch Center Shubert Theatre
April 20, 2018
7:30 pm
April 21, 2018
2:00 pm
April 21, 2018
7:00 pm
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STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps…