Events

Information sessions for new residency program at Chelsea Theatre Works!

Chelsea Theatre Works
July 16, 2019
7:30 pm
July 18, 2019
1:00 pm
July 22, 2019
7:30 pm
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Apollinaire Theatre is starting a new residency program at the Chelsea Theatre Works with free space for both rehearsals and performance plus a project stipend – and they want dancers and dance companies to participate! Thanks to the Boston Foundation, this program will start in the fall. Companies will also be asked to give back…

Newport Dance Festival

ST. MICHAEL’S COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
July 16, 2019
7:00 pm
July 17, 2019
7:00 pm
July 18, 2019
7:00 pm
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The Newport Dance Festival (formerly known as Great Friends Dance Festival) features five visiting dance companies (Thomas/Ortiz Dance, Ballet Dallas, Matthew Westerby Company, Trainor Dance, and CONTINUUM Contemporary/Ballet), accompanied by Newport’s own Island Moving Company. Special theme nights, Weds 17th Dogs and Dance;  Thurs July 18 Picnic Contest; Friday July 19, Pride Night

Folk Dancing by the Fountain

July 16, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
July 23, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
July 30, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Come cool off by the fountain on the plaza in front of Trinity Church! A Boston tradition since 1971, FAC’s free outdoor summer folk dances in Boston offers basic instruction and dancing for all, sometimes accompanied by live music. It is not necessary to have previous dance experience or to attend with a partner. Beginners,…

Umanoove/Didy Veldman

Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
July 17, 2019
8:15 pm
July 18, 2019
8:15 pm
July 19, 2019
8:15 pm
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Jacob’s Pillow is excited to host Dutch choreographer Didy Veldman, a prominent figure in the European contemporary dance scene. Her London-based company Umanoove makes their U.S. debut with The Happiness Project, an intricate, physical, and theatrical full-length work for four dancers, made in collaboration with celebrated violinist/composer Alexander Balanescu, who performs live. The Happiness Project…

Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble

Ted Shawn Theatre
July 17, 2019
8:00 pm
July 18, 2019
2:00 pm
July 18, 2019
8:00 pm
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“A tour de force of artistic storytelling” (The Los Angeles Times), this audience favorite returns to the Ted Shawn Theatre for the first time in five years with seven performances, having amassed one of the most extensive Jacob’s Pillow performance record of any artist, appearing more than 20 times since 1986. In a special remounting,…

Yanira Castro | a canary torsi

The Yard's Nanon Theater
July 18, 2019
7:00 pm
July 20, 2019
7:00 pm

“CAST” and “AUTHOR” are part of a trilogy of works that draw from a collection of audio and video recordings generated with 15 accomplished NYC performing artists, concerning the process of casting and the complexities of representation. How do we represent one another? Who represents us? Each piece in the trilogy is a standalone work….

Anna Myer and Dancers/beheard.world

Clement Morgan Park basketball Court and Sennott Park on the green |
July 18, 2019
6:00 pm
July 25, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

beheard.world and the Cambridge Arts Council FLOW Grant Program Present Two Evenings of Free Public Performances to be seen consecutively if you like and free food in Cambridge Parks Invisible Imprints Thursday, July 18th Food served at 6:00 PM, Performance starts at 6:45 at the Clement Morgan Park basketball Court, on Corner of Columbia Street…

Dabble! Doodle! Dance!

Waterfront Plaza @Atlantic Wharf
July 20, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
July 27, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fort Point Theatre Channel invites children and families to dance, paint, and create in the open air on Saturday mornings in July along Fort Point Channel. Each week Dabble! Doodle! Dance! features music by guest musicians and dancers, painting experiences with guest visual artists, and a “doodle wall” equipped with washable markers. Event runs 10am-12pm…

Maya Beiser, Wendy Whelan, Lucinda Childs, and David Lang: THE DAY Work-in-progress showing

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
July 21, 2019
3:00 pm

THE DAY is a new music/dance work by cellist Maya Beiser, dancer Wendy Whelan, and choreographer Lucinda Childs, with music by David Lang. A collaboration among legends, THE DAY is a sensory exploration of two journeys—life and the eternal, post-mortal voyage of the soul. This bold work explores universal themes through the shared language of…

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
July 24, 2019
8:00 pm
July 25, 2019
2:00 pm
July 25, 2019
8:00 pm
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Creating 147 original works over the course of his career, Paul Taylor is remembered for dances that capture life’s joys and tackle some of society’s most complex issues. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019 will be Paul Taylor Dance Company’s 18th Pillow appearance with special initiatives to mark the passing of their founder. As part of…

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