Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Incarnations by Emily Coates
Revision: A Truncated History of the Universe. A Rant Dance by Yvonne Rainer
March 17, 2018 at 2 PM 

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will stage an exclusive performance of Incarnations, a multi-media dance performance by world-renowned dancer, Emily Coates. Acclaimed choreographer and filmmaker, Yvonne Rainer will follow her performance in Incarnations with Revision: A Truncated History of the Universe for Dummies. A Rant Dance.

Featuring Sarah Demers, the Horace Taft Associate Professor of Physics at Yale University, Incarnations is a series of etudes that explore connections between dancing and physics. When Incarnations premiered at St. Mark’s Church in New York City, the New York Timeshighlighted the performance as a must-see theatrical event. In addition to Coates and Demers, the performance features dancers Lacina Coulibaly, Iréne Hultman, Jon Kinzel, and Will Orzo.

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Giselle: Moscow Festival Ballet

Thurs, April 5 | 7:30pm-9:30pm
Jorgensen Center of Performing Arts

Founded in 1989 by legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Radchenko, the Moscow Festival Ballet brings together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies to perform one of the most famous and enduring of the romantic ballets. Over fifty leading dancers from across the Russias bring this tragic tale of innocence and doomed passion to life with ethereal choreography and a hauntingly beautiful score by Adolphe Adam. or call 860-486-4228

Jessica Lang Dance

Wed, Apr 18 | 7:30pm-9:30pm

Hailed as “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, Jessica Lang transforms classical ballet language and rigor into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging, contemporary works. The New York City-based dance company, under the direction and vision of choreographer Jessica Lang, thrills audiences with repertoire ranging from minimal and simplistic to rich and dense with visual ideas, including remarkable sets and costumes.

“Lang, better than almost any modern-day choreographer, is a painter and an architect whose vision (and stellar design team) creates striking visual images on stage.”
– Chicago Tribune or call 860-486-4228

CREC Arts Academy 15th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase to Highlight Accomplished Choreographer’s and New Talent

CRECThe annual show will also feature Connecticut Dances, a traveling exhibit that celebrates the history of dance.

The CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (GHAA) is pleased to announce dance works by an impressive range of diverse, accomplished guest choreographers and promising new talents featured in the 15th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase this fall. Ryoko Kudo, who spent more than 10 years touring internationally with the Limón Dance Company, is staging the beautiful Limón Etude (choreography by Carla Maxwell), a celebration of the musicality, breath, emotions and use of space that are signature elements of Mexican-born choreographer José Limón’s repertory. The showcase will also feature works by Kate St. Amand, Co-Artistic Director and choreographer of Syren Modern Dance, as well as emerging artists Maiya Redding; and GHAA alumni Trezon Dancy, Joseph Heitman and Mytisha Leach. Experience choreography ranging from classical to contemporary in an exploration of our culture’s fun obsession with selfies, an expressive choreography of a young girl’s heartbreak, and a celebration of community. Highly skilled GHAA dance majors will perform the choreography, expressing everything from artistic melancholy to funky, rhythmic contemporary movement through music by Schubert and Chopin, as well as African and Hip Hop.

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Main Stage Mondays Continuing Through the Summer at AC Petersen’s Family Restaurant

acpSingers from Playhouse on Park entertain while you dine

Come to A.C. Peterson’s every Monday night from 6-8pm for dinner and a show! Enjoy dinner and/or ice cream while you listen to live performers from Playhouse on Park sing you your favorite show tunes, Disney songs, and standards.

There is no extra charge for the performance but you can tip the singers.  AC Petersen’s Family Restaurant is located at 240 Park Road, West Hartford. For more information, visit