Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116
This double-bill performance, conceived by Anthony (Tony) Williams, the Artistic Director of City Ballet of Boston, and Katherine Hooper, the Artistic Director of BoSoma Dance Company, offers a wide range of 21st century original and newly re-staged works. BoSoma performs works by all-female choreographers—Adrienne Hawkins, Jessica Flynn, Johanna Kepler, and Katherine Hooper. City Ballet of Boston opens their half of the performance with “The Moor’s Pavane,” choreographed by José Limón, and newly staged by Kurt Douglas in celebration of the Limón Dance Company’s 75th Anniversary. Following is “Respighi Variations,” choreographed by Tony Williams in 1985 and refreshed for 2022. The final pieces on their program in rotation are “Spring is Already Laughing” by choreographer Junichi Fukuda and the Romeo & Juliet Pas de Deux choreographed by Gianni DiMarco.
Friday, Oct 28 8pm & Saturday, Oct 29 2pm
The Moor’s Pavane – The Moor: Sabi Varga; His Friend: Junichi Fukuda; His Friend’s Wife: Naoko Brown; The Moor’s Wife: Ruth Whitney
Respighi Variations – Cayla Blake, Vincent Brewer, Juliet Brown, Julianna Rick, Avery Saulnier de Reyes, Kanako Saito, Amane Takaishi
Spring is Already Laughing – Juliet Brown, Junichi Fukuda
Saturday, Oct 29 8pm & Sunday, Oct 30 2pm
The Moor’s Pavane – The Moor: Sabi Varga; His Friend: Junichi Fukuda; His Friend’s Wife: Betsy Boxberger Khalil; The Moor’s Wife: Cayla Blake
Romeo & Juliet Pas de Deux – Boris Richir, Ruth Whitney
Respighi Variations – Vincent Brewer, Juliet Brown, Naoko Brown, Emily Entingh, Avery Saulnier de Reyes, Kanako Saito, Amane Takaishi
December 17 – 23, 2022
Boch Center Shubert Theatre
Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, the modern Boston-centric holiday classic presented by City Ballet of Boston, celebrates its 21st season this December! The live in-person performances, December 17-23, 2022 at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre, showcase winter scenes set in present-day downtown Boston, blending the rhythms of Duke Ellington with the classical music of Tchaikovsky. Anchored by classical ballet, the performances also include a broad range of dance forms such as tap, hip-hop, flamenco, and jazz, accompanied by a small live orchestra of local musicians.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130