Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Theater & Dance

Rockin’ around with RISE Vineyard Performing Arts

RISE dancers got their audiences in the holiday mood at two concerts held this past Sunday.

Martha’s Vineyard’s “The Nutcracker Gala”

A large cast of local dancers delighted local audiences this past weekend at the Performing Arts Center.

Staff and interns show their stuff at YardWorks

Last Friday and Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, The Yard presented Yardworks with three shows of dance directed by Alison Manning and Jesse Keller.

Dance Theatre of Harlem visits Martha’s Vineyard

The 18 dancers have been working for the past two weeks with two choreographers at the Vineyard Arts Project.

A successful first weekend for Built on Stilts on Martha’s Vineyard

After an entertaining first four shows, dance festival Built on Stilts will return to the Union Chapel this Saturday through Tuesday, Aug. 18-21.

Celebrate dance at Martha’s Vineyard’s Built on Stilts

Built on Stilts, the Vineyard's homegrown dance festival, will celebrate its 16th anniversary in Oak Bluffs with shows on August 9-12 and 18-21.

Always entertaining Built on Stilts begins August 9

The Vineyard dance community will unite at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs from August 9 to 12 and 18 to 21 to celebrate the 16th year of Built on Stilts.

Vineyard Arts Project going strong in fifth year

Although it's tucked away, Vineyard Arts Project is a busy percolator for exciting new work that is emerging in the national theater & dance scene.

A playground without walls: Contemporary dance at The Yard

This summer, The Yard celebrates 40 years of dance, mixing in elements of other performance arts such as theater and music.

A few of our favorite things from The Yard

It's "The Sound of Music" as you've never experienced it.

Alive and kicking: Tap festival at The Yard, Martha’s Vineyard

This week's lineup at The Yard in Chilmark marks a couple of firsts for the 40-year-old choreography residency and performance space.

Shakespeare potpourri at The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard

The Yard in Chilmark kicks off a new series, YardWORDS, on Saturday, June 30 with an event hosted by author Nicole Galland called Bard at the Yard.

Up-and-coming choreographers at The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard

The members of the Bessie Schonberg Individual Choreographers Residency set The Yard's 40th summer season in motion on Friday, June 22.

Dancers RISE for a show stopping performance on Martha’s Vineyard

Photos from RISE's fifth birthday celebration Show Stoppers!, held over the weekend at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Martha’s Vineyard Ballet does “Annie”

The Martha's Vineyard School of Ballet dancers bring "Annie" to life on the Performing Arts Center stage.

An Evening of Dance with Martha’s Vineyard’s RISE dance company

The talented members of the RISE Vineyard Performing Arts Dance Company showed off the year's hard work in a showcase performance this past Sunday.

Dance up next at Hebrew Center Arts Festival

Island dance troupe to perform at the Hebrew Center's Arts Festival.

Johnny Hoy to play a rockin’ benefit for The Yard in Chilmark

The Yard is asking for help in reducing their debt by hosting a "Public Dancing Allowed" fundraiser Friday evening, Jan. 13, from 8 to 10 pm

RISE and shine: Annual holiday dance recital sparkles

This past Sunday, Dec. 11, RISE Vineyard Performing Arts gave two fabulous performances at the Oak Bluffs School.

Photos: “Martha’s Vineyard Nutcracker” delights Island audiences

With video from Saturday's performance - going behind the scenes with dancers just an hour before the show.