February 3, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
About the workshop: Join us for a master class taught by Tara Keating, Associate Artistic Director of BalletX. BalletX is Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet company, and has created over 100 world premieres throughout their history. The workshop will consist of a traditional ballet class with barre and center work, followed by company repertory. For more … Continued
February 4, 2023
8:00 pm
“In the Ether” is a multimedia contemporary dance duet exploring the limiting and empowering mythologies around womanhood in collaborators’ Claire Lane and Caroline Bradbury’s religious upbringings. The work draws heavily from Roman Catholic iconography of biblical women depicted in visual art to trace how organized spirituality has impacted the lives of women in history and … Continued
February 6, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
“The creative process is multi-layered.” Observations in Movement Art: Gestures, is a visual art and movement practice designed to aid in foundational teachings in drawing and dance techniques. Understanding the mechanics of creating and enhancing form through the eyes of a figure artist and professional dancer is an enjoyable therapeutic release. Prompts are designed for … Continued
February 10, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
February 11, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
February 12, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggie Cee explores her years as a teenage gay rights activist, her own identity & fem history in a riveting solo dance/theatre performance. Maggie Cee brings the history of 20th-century fem(me)/butch lesbian bars to life, illuminating the feminine women whose stories are too often forgotten, but whose strength and determination paved the way for the … Continued
Alice Hasters & Kurt Douglas headshots on event poster
February 17, 2023
6:00 pm
The Goethe-Institut Boston is delighted to host a discussion about diversity in dance with German author and journalist Alice Hasters and Kurt A. Douglas, Professor of Dance at Boston Conservatory. Moderated by Peter DiMuro, Executive Director of The Dance Complex Who dances and how, what we see as culturally and artistically relevant, is strongly influenced by racism – an … Continued
February 18, 2023
8:00 pm
February 19, 2023
7:00 pm
Velada Flamenca is a dynamic show that uses the lens of flamenco to present a unique vision of our current times. The performance features original music and choreography that will take the audience on a journey not soon forgotten. Presenting a cast of world class artists: Omayra Amaya, Choreographer, Dancer, Director Roberto Castellon, Flamenco Guitarist … Continued

Love & Happiness

The Dance Complex
February 25, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
February 26, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Award-winning street dance pioneers, Wondertwins, present a celebration of Hip Hop culture through movement. About Love & Happiness: Love & Happiness is a celebration of Hip Hop that cultivated in our community. From its earliest beginnings of street dance that is one of the staples of the culture. Song choice, rhythms and movement reflects childhood … Continued
February 26, 2023
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Call for Dancers, Movers, Actors, Singers, Musicians, Painters, Storytellers- Performers and Non-Performers! Healing Collective and Historical Trauma: Devising an original performance through embodied movement and creative arts, in a trauma-informed container. Exploring our lineages to better understand how our inherited histories leave imprints and pattern expressions in our bodies, brains and lives. We untangle these … Continued

FirstWorks presents The Wondertwins

The Ballroom at the Providence G
March 3, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Combining the gravity-defying moves of hip-hop with elements of vaudeville, robot, tap, and mime, the Wondertwins have honed their distinctive style over four decades as pioneers of street dance. Identical twins Billy and Bobby McClain came up in gritty 1970s Boston, just two kid dancers in a dance crew that opened for some of the … Continued
March 18, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
The South Asian Showdown is a national competition with great bollywood/fusion teams from all over North America that come to Boston. Bollywood/Fusion is a style of dance from India that is based out of the state of Mumbai that highlights the Bollywood industry. These teams use all sorts of different dance styles including latin, bollywood, … Continued

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