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HIVELAND

Hailed as one of “the most intelligent and innovative dance troupes in Boston” (Beverly Creasey, Boston Arts Review), Luminarium Dance Company returns after a two-year creation period with its newest feature production, HIVELAND. Co-choreographed by Artistic Directors Merli V. Guerra and Kimberleigh A. Holman, HIVELAND ignites the Multicultural Arts Center with the company’s signature imaginative choreography […]


Children’s Ballet Open House

Join José Mateo Ballet Theatre for an afternoon of FREE trial ballet classes for young dancers ages 3-9 at our Cambridge Campus. JMBT has been a leader in educating dancers in an encouraging and inclusive atmosphere for more than 30 years. See what makes our approach to ballet training one of a kind. We’ll be […]


REACH Outdoor Dance Performance

Free performance featuring teens from the Greater Boston area in original choreography with an eclectic program of modern, jazz, improvisation, hip-hop, contemporary and ethnic dance.


A Midsummer Night’s Dance: Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Cynthia Woods, will perform a new staging of Mendelssohn’s incidental music for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with choreography by Gianni Di Marco. The semi-staged performance will include the full Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, elevated out of the pit and onto center stage, an ensemble of approximately 10 […]


Limitless: Spring Dance Concert

Limitless consists of five diverse pieces that together present the potential of modern dance. Of the five pieces, students will bring two masterworks to life, including Mark Morris’s Gloria, set to Vivaldi’s music performed live by the Boston Conservatory Orchestra and Choruses; and Doug Varone’s Lux, a tour-de-force of athleticism set to music by Philip Glass. […]


Haitian-American Dance Company to Tell Stories of Immigration

For Jean Appolon, immigration was an experience of chaos and trauma. Appolon’s father was killed in Haiti for political reasons in 1991, he says, adding that he and his two brothers never found out the precise reason for their father’s murder, other than that he opposed President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. After that, the brothers went into […]


Agassiz Baldwin Annual Hip Hop Festival

Agassiz Baldwin hosts the annual Hip Hop Festival every February school vacation week. Billed as “an age-appropriate performance of a style of music children love” and “a great way for students from across Cambridge to interact [and] a networking opportunity for young performers,” the Agassiz Baldwin Community Hip Hop Festival is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Admission […]


Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

Part of the Run AMOC! Festival This performance contains nudity and is suitable for ages 18+. Conceived by Bobbi Jene Smith Featuring Bobbi Jene Smith and Keir GoGwilt A Study on Effort explores connections between sound, body, and duration. An hour-long dialogue between dancer Bobbi Jene Smith (formerly of Tel Aviv’s Batsheva Dance Company and subject of Bobbi Jene, the Tribeca […]


Reach! Outdoor Dance Performance

The Reach: Summer Outreach Dance/Teen Apprenticeship Dance Program celebrates its 27th anniversary! Since 1990, Reach has been providing training and mentorship to teen apprentices and bringing dance performances and workshops to Greater Boston neighborhood centers. The July 19th performance will showcase the diversity of the individual teen apprentices’ training as well as their personal and […]


Spotlight: Steven Garcia on House Dance

“The day you cry in a club… that’s when you know you’re in tune with the music and the dance,” attests Steven Garcia, organizer of “the House Dance Exchange” at Central Square’s Dance Complex, recalling a particularly memorable dancing experience. Steven explains that house dancing is unique in the sense that it can’t be quickly categorized. Interdisciplinary […]