Dance performances

“We Are Hip Hop” will feature dance performances, art, poetry, Zoom workshops and DJ battles

By Charlie Leonard August 31, 2020 (updated) Created by local artists, a new music festival titled “We Are Hip Hop” is coming to the Booth Playhouse. The festival will run from January 21-24, 2021 and will feature virtual and in-person performances from hip hop artists and dancers, DJs, spoken word poets, graffiti artists, and more. […]

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Dance performances return online, outdoors

Dance canvas. Beneath the rusting steel beams of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s outdoor pavilion, a wide range of choreographers will share works created in collaboration with the arts institution’s first Dance Canvas choreographic residency. The residency has given artists a platform to create and show work that responds to the COVID-19 shutdown while addressing […]

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Under an open sky, dance performances begin in Cambridge’s new Starlight Square

Live dance performances have been rarer than hen’s teeth this summer due to pandemic restrictions. But this weekend, the Dance Complex and Starlight Square are launching a new series to begin showcasing live dance outdoors and from a physical distance. Although the venue – a parking lot in Cambridge’s central square transformed into a multi-purpose […]

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Seattle parks become stages for pop-up dance shows

It took some getting used to. Dance films are nothing new, but for many choreographers and dancers, working in a new medium and in new locations (mostly outdoors) has upended their usual processes. For The only thing you see now, dancers Miles Pertl and Leah Terada (who live together and could therefore safely dance as […]