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2005 Summer Arts Preview
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Events listings: Dance

Listings are selective with an emphasis on festivals and venues open only during the summer months.


Boston Tango Festival Zero Arrow Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, 0 Arrow St., Cambridge. 617-413-2981. Presented by Tango Society of Boston.

  • 6/15-6/19: daily classes at Boston Ballet, 19 Clarendon St., Boston; nightly dances and performance by local and Argentinian tango masters at Zero ArrowTheatre, 0 Arrow St., Cambridge. Tango cruise departing from Rowes Wharf, Boston.

  • The Goddess Dancing Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Cambridge. 781-641-1396. 6/25: 8 p.m. $15. "Circles and Cycles," contemporary belly dance.

    Jacob's Pillow George Carter Road off Rte. 20, Becket. 413-243-0745. 10 discount for seniors, students and under 14; youth tickets $10 for selected Sat. matinees. Call for information on Pillow Talks, exhibits, special activities.

  • Ted Shawn Theatre - Wed.- Sat. plus Tues. 6/21 and 7/26, 8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. $45-$55 depending on event. 6/21-6/26: Savion Glover. 6/29-7/3: Martha Graham Dance Company. 7/6-7/10: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence. 7/13-7/17: Alonzo King's LINES Ballet. 7/20-7/24: Garth Fagan Dance. 7/26-7/31: Mark Morris Dance Group. 8/3-8/7: Stockholm/59{+o} North.8/10-8/14: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. 8/17-8/21: Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal. 8/24-8/28: Black Grace.

  • Doris Duke Studio Theatre - Thurs.-Sat. 8:15 p.m. Sat. 2:15 p.m. Sun. 5 p.m. $20. 6/30-7/3: Chunky Move. 7/7-7/10: Rennie Harris Puremovement. 7/14-7/17: Ben Munisteri Dance Projects. 7/21-7/24: A Poc A Poc. 7/28-7/31: ASzURe & Artists.8/4-8/7: Susan Marshall & Company. 8/11-8/14: Trey McIntyre Project. 8/18-8/21: johannes wieland. 8/25-8/28: Project Fukurow.

  • Simon Performance Space indoors in case of rain. Wed.-Sat.: 6:30 p.m. Free. "Inside/Out" series, demonstrations and showings by visiting artists and students of The School at Jacob's Pillow.

  • Mosaic Dance Body Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Cambridge. 617-868-8138.

  • 6/17-6/18: 8 p.m. $15, students and seniors $12. "Unsettled States: Dance Under Demoncracy" produced by Josie Bray, Dawn Davis Loring.
  • Summer Stages Dance Concord Academy, 166 Main St., Concord. 978-402-2339. 8 p.m. $20, students $10. "Meet-the-Artists" Performance Series, performances followed by question-and-answer session, reception. Amy Spencer and Richard Colton, directors. Call for information on master classes.

  • 7/14: David Dorfman Dance. "Old Testaments/New Visions." 7/16: David Parker & The Bang Group. 7/21: Dance by Neil Greenberg. "Partial View." 7/28: "3 Women Solo" with Dana Reitz, Sara Rudner, Christine Uchida." 7/30: Choreographers' Project Showcase.

  • Topf Center For Dance Education Shubert Theater, 268 Tremont St., Boston. 617-482-0351.

    6/18: 8 p.m. $50. "An Evening of Dancers in Black and White" honoring Jacques d'Amboise, with special performances by members of New York City and Boston ballets. Call for information on pre- and postconcert receptions at Wang Theater.

    Windhover Performing Arts Center 257 Granite St., Rockport; indoors in case of rain. 978-546-3611. Call for information on workshops, jazz cabaret.

  • 7/22-7/24, 7/29-7/31: 8 p.m. $18, students and seniors $15, children $12. Windhover Dance Company and Dusan Tynek Dance Theater present "Illuminated Dances" based on the arts of painting and sculpture.

  • The Yard Barn Theater, off Middle Road, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard. 508-645-9662. 8:30 p.m. $15, students $12 unless noted. Call for information on classes.

  • 6/24-6/26: new works by Patricia Nanon and Adam Hougland, artists-in-residence.

  • 7/21-7/23: Bessie Schoenberg Choreographers and Dancers Residency premieres. Works by Leonard Cruz, Erica Essner, Peter Sciscioli, Cheng-Chieh Yu.

  • 8/4-8/7, 8/10-8/13: "Created by Carly Simon: Dances at The Yard," performance envisioned by Simon, inspired by music of George Gershwin, choreographed by Wendy Taucher. $25, call for special gala activities on selected performance nights.

  • 9/2-9/3: " The Yard," repertory works by Digby Dance, Guta Hedewig Dance.

  • 9/22-9/24: Company residency premieres, new works by Digby Dance, Guta Hedewig Dance.

  • "Movies @ The Yard." 7:30 p.m. $8, students and senior $6. 6/30: "A Portrait of Bessie Schoenberg" and short film featuring Cheng-Chieh Yu. 7/7: "The Cost of Living" by Lloyd Newson and DV8.7/14: "Carmen and Geoffrey," documentary on Carmen de Lavallade, Geoffrey Holder.


    Hopkins Center Moore Theater, Dartmouth College, Hanover. 603-646-2422

  • 7/1-7/2: 8 p.m. Compagnie Kaefig. $24.

  • Prescott Park Arts Festival 125 Marcy St., Portsmouth. 603-436-2848. Suggested donation $5. 6/29: 8 p.m. Ballet New England. 7/3: noon-2 p.m. Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival. 8/7: 3 p.m. Portsmouth School of Ballet.


    Flock Dance Troupe 802-765-4454. $12, students and seniors $10, under 10 $5. Rain or shine. Bring blanket or chair. "Opportunity Calls," dance-theater performance for etnire family. 6:30 p.m. unless noted.

  • 7/15-7/17, 8/5-8/7: Star Mountain Amphitheater, Sharon. 7/21: 7 p.m. Shelburne Farms, Shelburne. 7/29: Grafton Ponds, Grafton.


    Bates Dance Festival Bates College, College Street, Lewiston. 207-786-6161 starting 7/9. Call for schedule of workshops, panel discussions, video presentations, pre- and post-concert discussions.

  • Performance Series Schaeffer Theatre. 8 p.m. $18, students and seniors $12, unless noted. 7/16: Keigwin & Co. $15, students and seniors $10. 7/22-7/23: Jane Comfort and Company. 7/29-7/30: Bebe Miller Company. 8/6: Faculty Gala. 8/12: "Different Voices," works by choreographers from around the world.

  • Additional performances 8 p.m. unless noted. Free unless noted. 8/2: Olin Arts Center. "The Musicians' Concert." $5. 8/9: Alumni Gym. "Moving in the Moment," improvisational dance and music with Olivier Besson, Ray Eliot Schwartz, others. 8/13: 1-5 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre. Works by young choreographers. 8/13: 7:30 p.m. Alumni Gym. Festival Finale with faculty, students. $5.


    Island Moving Company Fort Adams State Park, Newport. 401-621-6123.

  • "Invisible Sins of Fort Adams" 7/15: 5:30 p.m. 7/16-7/17: 3, 4, and 5 p.m. $10. Island Moving Company with Debra Noble, Colin Connor.

  • "Flight of Steps" 6:30 p.m. $15, children and seniors $10. 7/15-7/17: Island Moving Company with Debra Noble, Colin Connor. 7/20-7/23: Island Moving Company.

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