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Find dance inspired events, performances and activities for kids in Boston, MA. Workshops, lessons, recitals, community events and more.


LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL- Dance Me, Music of Leonard Cohen at Emerson CutlerBoston, $$
Fri, October 25, 2019  -  Sat, October 26, 2019   
Internationally renowned Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal presents the Boston premiere of Dance Me, an exclusive creation inspired by the rich and profound work of Montréal-based poet, artist, and songwriter Leonard Cohen.
Elsa Dance PartyReading, $$
Sat, October 26, 2019  -  Sat, October 26, 2019   
Join us for a super fun Elsa Dance Party. Come and dance to all of your favorite Frozen songs. Join Elsa for a lively sing-a-long and do a fun snow themed craft.
From the Ground UpBack Bay, $
Thu, October 31, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s fall dance concert, From the Ground Up, features six cutting-edge world premieres commissioned specifically for Boston Conservatory’s dance majors.
From the Ground UpBack Bay, $
Thu, October 31, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s fall dance concert, From the Ground Up, features six cutting-edge world premieres commissioned specifically for Boston Conservatory’s dance majors.
From the Ground UpBack Bay, $
Fri, November 1, 2019  -  Fri, November 1, 2019   
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s fall dance concert, From the Ground Up, features six cutting-edge world premieres commissioned specifically for Boston Conservatory’s dance majors.
From the Ground UpBack Bay, $
Fri, November 1, 2019  -  Fri, November 1, 2019   
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s fall dance concert, From the Ground Up, features six cutting-edge world premieres commissioned specifically for Boston Conservatory’s dance majors.
From the Ground UpBack Bay, $
Sun, November 3, 2019  -  Sun, November 3, 2019   
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s fall dance concert, From the Ground Up, features six cutting-edge world premieres commissioned specifically for Boston Conservatory’s dance majors.
BODYTRAFFIC at Institute of Contemporary Art/BostonBoston, $$
Fri, November 15, 2019  -  Sun, November 17, 2019   
Los Angeles‒based BODYTRAFFIC is internationally recognized for its high-caliber work, blending contemporary, jazz, and ballet. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Rose Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, the company performs a wide range of provocative dances.
BOSTON DANCE THEATER at Institute of Contemporary Art/BostonBoston, $
Fri, December 13, 2019  -  Sun, December 15, 2019   
Under the co–artistic direction of Jessie Jeanne Stinnett and award-winning Israeli choreographer Itzik Galili, Boston Dance Theater (BDT) is a Boston-based contemporary dance company committed to presenting relevant works by acclaimed choreographers.
RUBBERBAND (Winter Dance Fest) at Emerson Cutler Majestic TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, January 25, 2020  -  Sat, January 25, 2020   
Groundbreaking Montréal-based company RUBBERBAND brings together contemporary dance composition and West Coast hip-hop like none other. Choreographer Victor Quijada creates an electrifying new style of dance inspired by many styles of dance.
PHILADANCO! (Winter Dance Fest) at Emerson Cutler Majestic TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Philadanco! is celebrated for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Founded in 1970 in Philadelphia by Joan Myers Brown, Philadanco! is recognized worldwide for its artistic integrity, and electrifying...
PARSONS DANCE (Winter Dance Fest) at Emerson Cutler Majestic TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Founded in 1985 by artistic director David Parsons and Tony Award‒winning lighting designer Howell Binkley, the New York City‒based company is known around the world for choreography and dancers bursting with unstoppable energy.
MALPASO DANCE COMPANY Artistic Director, Osnel DelgadoBoston, $$
Fri, March 13, 2020  -  Sat, March 14, 2020   
An exceptional contemporary company from Cuba, Malpaso Dance Company is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography.
Shen Yun at the Boch CenterBoston, $$$
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sun, April 19, 2020   
A global sensation returns! Shen Yun is back with a brand-new production. Watch ancient legends, heavenly realms, and modern tales of courage spring to life through classical Chinese dance.
RAPHAEL XAVIER at Institute of Contemporary Art/BostonBoston, $
Fri, May 8, 2020  -  Sat, May 9, 2020   
Known for his “artful and mesmerizing” (Dance Magazine) take on hip-hop and breaking, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory with a transcendent mix of poetry, precision, and spontaneity.
Swing Dance Party With Roger Ceresi's All StarzLeominster
Thu, November 19, 2020   
Live Band & Group Swing Dance Lesson Every Sunday Learn to Swing Dance and get 'Wicked Good' 'Real Fast' with Dance2Swing 'Super Easy' Group Swing Dance Lesson
Swing Dance Party With Roger Ceresi's All StarzLeominster
Thu, November 19, 2020   
Live Band & Group Swing Dance Lesson Every Sunday Learn to Swing Dance and get 'Wicked Good' 'Real Fast' with Dance2Swing 'Super Easy' Group Swing Dance Lesson


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