Past Performances

Compagnie Hervé Koubi  |  October 12–15  

“…  acrobatic and abstract, athletic and spiritual, the whirl of the body is both a b-boy headspin and a Sufi ritual trance, made to mesmerize and humble the mortal viewer.” —San Francisco Weekly

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Twelve male dancers defy gravity, perform a style of dance that blends contemporary, hip hop, capoeira, and martial arts, in an exploration of power and grace, taking you beyond the wow. Learn more…

 

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company  |  November 2-5

“Paul Taylor Dance Company is perhaps the most beloved and respected modern dance company in the world, famous for Mr. Taylor’s wit, its sunny expansiveness, its  all-American optimism…”  —Dallas Morning News

Never before has the iconic Taylor company performed a program of its greatest hits, until now. Company B with music sung by the Andrew Sisters, and Esplanade highlight a performance of some of the greatest classics of contemporary dance. Learn more…

 

 

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company  |  December 14-17

“…There is his agile use of stillness that subtly brushes the surface of raw emotions. And there is the undeniable way his propulsive movement crosses beyond the stage. Yes, this is the rare choreographer who makes you want to get up and dance.” —New York Times

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Dance maker extraordinaire, Ron Brown has set works on Alvin Ailey and Philadanco and recently on Malpaso. Hypnotic Afro-Contemporary movement communicating emotion and stories through body and music. Learn more…

 

 

BodyVox  |  January 18-21

“BodyVox: A kinetic storm of creativity, physicality and wit. A downpour of amazing dancers. A true force of nature in the world of dance.” —White Bird

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Celebrating 20 years of bringing happy, fun and innovative dance theatrics to the stage, BodyVox performs Urban Meadow, a compilation of its greatest works, including the Velcro super hero Captain Tenacity, along with engaging films by Mitchell Rose. They exude their heritage of MOMIX and ISO in distinctive vignettes that are both compellingly human and humorous. Learn more…

 

 

Ballets Jazz de Montréal  |  February 15–18

“. . .daring and original.” —NY Theater Guide

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One of the world’s great dance companies returns to our stage bringing the best in international choreographers along with a troupe of dancers second to none. O Balcao de Amor by Itzik Galili takes us to a rhythmic Havana with music by Perez Prado, rekindling the spontaneity and joy of our youth. Learn more…