PHILADANCO!

Doris Duke Theatre
July 15, 2018
2:15 pm

“Virtuosic, spiritually uplifting, and socially conscious” (The Philadelphia Inquirer), The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO!) is celebrated for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Resident modern dance company for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and led by 2013 National Medal of the Arts recipient Joan Myers Brown, PHILADANCO! works…

Michelle Boulé’s The Field (Work-in-process showing)

Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
July 15, 2018
2:00 pm

This summer choreographer Michelle Boulé will continue to research her current choreographic project The Field during her Summer Stages Dance @ ICA residency. Working with New York-based dancer Marion Spencer and a group of local dancers, Boulé will explore aesthetics and emergent forms in choreography, in relationship to the science behind traditional and contemporary healing…

SIDI LARBI CHERKAOUI’S EASTMAN

Ted Shawn Theatre
July 15, 2018
2:00 pm

Belgian dance artist Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is one of the world’s most internationally sought-after choreographers, Artistic Director of Ballet Flanders, and most recently, choreographer of Jagged Little Pill, the new musical featuring the music of Alanis Morissette and choreographer for Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s newest music video Apes**t. Cherkaoui performs with his company Eastman in Fractus V, a work originally created…

Folk Dancing by the Fountain

Copley Square
July 17, 2018
7:30 pm
July 24, 2018
7:30 pm
July 31, 2018
7:30 pm
See Full Schedule

Come cool off by the fountain on the plaza in front of Trinity Church! A Boston tradition since 1971, FAC’s Copley Square series offers international dancing for all with basic instruction. Beginners are always welcome, and admission is FREE! For the final word on cancellation of a Copley Square dance because of bad weather predictions…

DanceHall: Azro Cady

1 The Yard, Chilmark MA
July 17, 2018
7:00 pm

The Yard is excited to welcome back AZRO CADY for a second year. The NYC based rock and roll combo is driven by the songs of singer/guitarist Philip Hoffman and features Flip Scipio on guitar, Trina Hamlin on drums and harmonica, and Mark Dzubia on bass. Join us for an evening of moving and grooving…

Dorrance Dance

Ted Shawn Theatre
July 18, 2018
8:00 pm
July 19, 2018
2:00 pm
July 19, 2018
8:00 pm
See Full Schedule

“One of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today,” (The New Yorker) Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award winner and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Michelle Dorrance returns, marking Dorrance Dance’s fifth Festival engagement in six years. This Festival fan-favorite “pushes the boundaries of tap while exposing its true nature: that it is music” (The New York Times). The…

Cie Art Move Concept

Doris Duke Theatre
July 18, 2018
8:00 pm
July 19, 2018
8:00 pm
July 20, 2018
8:00 pm
See Full Schedule

“A thrilling fusion of hip-hop and contemporary dance” (The New York Times), Cie Art Move Concept is led by prominent French hip-hop figures Soria Rem and Mehdi Ouachek. With the ability to transcend traditional moves by mixing contemporary dance with circus arts and mime, Cie Art Move Concept is a genre-blurring tour de force of…

Bharatanatyam Lecture-Demonstration

Killian Hall, MIT
July 18, 2018
7:00 pm

A Free Bharathnatyam Lecture-Demonstration by Bragha Bessell Gitagovindam – Jayadeva’s Ashtapadis The Myriad of Interpretations Sampling the Spectral Space from Literal to Abstract  

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…

1 2 3 5