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First Black female step dancer joins ‘Riverdance’ tour
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First Black female step dancer joins ‘Riverdance’ tour
The “Riverdance” 25th anniversary show comes to Boston May 10–15, and it features a very important cast member. Morgan Bullock is the first Black female dancer to grace the stage in the production, ushering in a new, more diverse chapter celebrating traditional Irish dance.
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'Let's Dance Boston!' coming to Rose Kennedy Greenway
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'Let's Dance Boston!' coming to Rose Kennedy Greenway
Celebrity Series of Boston’s “Let’s Dance Boston!” event allows Bostonians the opportunity to shake off two years of pandemic stress on the Rose Kennedy Greenway dance floor.
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JAE dance company explores trauma, Haitian history in ‘Traka’
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JAE dance company explores trauma, Haitian history in ‘Traka’
Contemporary and Haitian fusion dance troupe Jean Appolon Expressions (JAE) will debut a powerful new piece, “Traka,” at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston on May 13 and 14. Presented by Global Arts Live, “Traka” explores trauma and the healing power of movement through the lens of Haitian history.
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A.I.M by Kyle Abraham dance company at ICA/Boston
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A.I.M by Kyle Abraham dance company at ICA/Boston
On Friday, April 15, A.I.M. returned to the ICA/Boston with works choreographed to the music of Nina Simone and Bill Evans. 
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Claiming their space through dance
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Claiming their space through dance
With steady beats and swaying hips, the immersive video installation “Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca: Swinguerra” opens at the ICA Boston on March 31.
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Movement for disability justice
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Movement for disability justice
Since its inception, Abilities Dance has spread awareness about the experiences of artists with disabilities and BIPOC artists. In the company’s latest performance, “Intersections,” Ellice Patterson, founder and artistic director, takes things to the next level, bringing in an active advocacy lens.
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Dance for social justice
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Dance for social justice
Celebrity Series of Boston is presenting a new, three-part "Movement Series" featuring works with the power to further public conversations about race, social justice and equity.
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'SanDance!' documentary explores ancient, sublime African dance tradition
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'SanDance!' documentary explores ancient, sublime African dance tradition
In partnership with Global Arts Live, “SanDance!,” an independent documentary film about the age-old dance culture of Africa’s San (Bushman) First Peoples, will stream live on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m.
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Leaps and bounds: Chyrstyn Fentroy promoted to principle dancer at Boston Ballet
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Leaps and bounds: Chyrstyn Fentroy promoted to principle dancer at Boston Ballet
Chyrstyn Fentroy has been promoted from soloist to principal dancer in the Boston Ballet Company. Fentroy joined the Boston Ballet in 2017 and for several years was the only Black female dancer in the company.
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Contemporary dance companies bringing vibrant winter season to Boston
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Contemporary dance companies bringing vibrant winter season to Boston
This winter, contemporary dance companies will visit Boston with works born of the African diaspora and its language of resilience, rebirth and joy.
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Raphael Xavier blends jazz and breaking in 'The Musician & The Mover' at ICA
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Raphael Xavier blends jazz and breaking in 'The Musician & The Mover' at ICA
Moving the street-honed art of breaking to the stage, choreographer and dancer Raphael Xavier brings his evening-length work “The Musician & The Mover” to the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston this weekend. 
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Chasing magic and finding joy in tap
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Chasing magic and finding joy in tap
Created and led by incandescent tap dancer and choreographer Ayodele Casel, “Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic” made its onstage premier Thursday night at the American Repertory Theater in Harvard Square.
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