Category: <span>Dance</span>

Immersive Nutcracker: The Perfect Holiday Outing for Tykes and Tots

The Nutcracker is a beautiful family holiday tradition. Children of all ages recognize the famous Tchaikovsky score, but the full length ballet can be long and overwhelming for the youngest members of the family (and some of the elders too). Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle is the perfect alternate Nutcracker …

As Anticipated: Boston Ballet’s Forsythe Extravaganza

As anticipated, I made my way to the Opera House. As anticipated, I saw Boston Ballet dancers put their hearts and souls on the stage to perform works by one of the ballet world’s most loved choreographers: William Forsythe. Boston Ballet’s all Forsythe Program, As Anticipated was captivating and beautiful …

Boston Ballet Takes on Godfathers of Dance and Rock ‘n Roll Guitar: My Obsession will become yours too

It is true that all art has been contemporary at some point. Boston Ballet’s season opener My Obsession is a mixed bill of dances that despite having premiered across the decades (1956, 2009, 1928, 2022) all feel modern. I was invited to see My Obsession for review and was extremely …

Boston Becomes More Irish and Much More Talented with Riverdance in Town

Riverdance opened in Dublin, Ireland in 1995. It began as a celebration of Irish Dance and music and is now a celebration of so much more. Riverdance actually originated as an interval performance at the famed Eurovision Song Contest with a score composed by Bill Whelan and it was instantly …