Carl Alleyne

Publish Date:

April 28, 2017

top 5 dance events in boston

We’re rolling out a new series of posts on our blog, so keep a look-out for posts like these from now on. Every week we’ll be announcing the top 5 things to do in Boston, with our favorite dance and performance events taking place in the wider area.

So, let’s get down to it! Here are the top dance events happening in greater Boston, in no certain order. We love all of them, but you can choose your fave!

Top Dance Event #1  – Boston Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty returns to the Boston Ballet as of April 28th. This classic fairy tale has become a trademark of Boston Ballet. Due to such a high demand, the company decided to bring it back once again.

So if ballet is one of your top things to do or watch, this weekend head down to the Boston Opera. April 28th is opening night, following through May.

Spotlight video of Prince Desire and Princess Aurora

Click here to Visit the Boston Ballet website for tickets

Top Dance Event #2 – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

This April, 2017, Bostons Boch Center Wang Theater welcomes amazing performances by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Performances will be showcased April 27th to April 30th. Expect performances such as “After the Rain Pas de Deux”, “Revelations”, “The Winter in Lisbon”, and “Untitled America”.

If you ask us, amazing art, creativity, and performance of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, just can’t be expressed with words.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2017 Program Trailer

Get your tickets here for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Boston

Top Dance Event #3 – Stand in The Light Presented by Cambridge Youth Dance Program

This weekend, the Cambridge Youth Dance Program shares amazing true-life stories through dance and multimedia. A creative way to show the struggles and victories of the human spirit, something that will inspire the hardest of hearts.

We definitely recommend a visit to the  Boston University Dance Theater this Friday 28th or Saturday 29th.

Visit the CYPD website for more information and tickets.

Top Dance Event #4 – Mambo Mania with Eguie Castrillo

Mambo the night away 50’s style with Eguie Castrillo, world famous timbalero and his big band. Breathtaking beats and original flavor mambo will make this a night to remember.

If you like mambo, or just love this kinda groove in general, this will be a night to remember, so save your spot on time. Prepare for some extreme mambo fun on April 28th at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston.

Have a look at Eguie Castrillo in Mambo Mania Carnegie Hall…

Mambo Mania Promo Vid

Click here to get tickets for Mambo Night with Eguie Castrillo

Top Dance Event #5 – On The Floor Presented by The Dance Cartel

If you’re looking for an ultimate dance and party combination, with dancing, performance, and DJ, then you’re in for a treat Thursday, April 27th and Friday, April 28th.  Let’s get the groove on at the Oberon in Cambridge!

DJs April 27: DJ Colby Drasher (Don’t Ask Don’t Tell) April 28: FrenchY

Featuring guest artists Niki Luparelli (Strip Zeppelin, Oh You Pretty Things!) and Grooversity

On The Floor Remix

Get your tickets for On The Floor by TDC here

We know we said we’d give you the Top 5 dance events in Boston this weekend, but we just couldn’t leave this last one out. So here’s a bonus…

Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

This is by far the best way to indulge in and celebrate the creative arts. 3 days packed with visual arts, music, and performance. This year’s theme is Sustainability. From architectural design to drum beats and dance performances, what an awesome way to spend the weekend. The best thing… entrance is FREE.

Visit the Brandeis University website here for a full schedule, locations and events information. 

What will you choose for your fave Top event in Boston this weekend?

We know we’ll be having fun this weekend, especially during our weekend dance classes such as Party Dance 101 and more…

We’d love to hear what event you chose, share your thoughts and experiences with us and the rest of the BMDS Creative Community via Facebook. We can’t make it to all of these events as much we’d want to, so let’s share the love…

Check out all of our beginner dance classes, it’s never too late to learn to dance…

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