Dance performances

The best dance shows of 2018

Zhu Jiejing and Wang Jiajun in the Shanghai Dance Theater’s production of “Soaring Wings: Journey of the Crested Ibis”, at the Boch Center Shubert Theater

BJM/Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, presented by World Music/CRASHarts at the Cutler Majestic Theater

Seo Hye Han and Lasha Khozashvili in the Boston Ballet’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” by John Cranko, at the Boston Opera

Stage Africa! in “The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence”, presented by ArtsEmerson at the Cutler Majestic Theater

Addie Tapp and John Lam in the Boston Ballet’s production of “Prodigal Son” by George Balanchine, at the Boston Opera

Maria Alvarez as Madge in the Boston Ballet’s production of August Bournonville’s “La Sylphide” at the Boston Opera House

“On tap!” – Beantown Tapfest Faculty Showcase, at the Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts

Kathleen Breen Combes and Paul Craig in the Boston Ballet production of Jerome Robbins
“Fancy Free”, at the Boston Opera and the Tanglewood Music Festival

Nicole Wolcott and Larry Keigwin in “Places Please! », presented by World Music/CRASHarts at the Institute of Contemporary Art

Boston Dance Theater, presented by World Music/CRASHarts at the Institut d’art contemporain

Globe correspondent Karen Campbell contributed.


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