Black Grace

Boch Center Shubert Theatre

Best seating availability on the Sunday performance!

Founded by Neil Ieremia in 1995 to create innovative dance works that reach across social, cultural and generational barriers, Black Grace draws from its founder’s Samoan and New Zealand roots. The dance is highly physical, rich in the storytelling traditions of the South Pacific and expressed with raw finesse, unique beauty and power. The spirit and energy of Black Grace are completely captivating.

Post-performance talk with Neil Ieremia (Peter DiMuro moderating) following October 26 performance.

Program

All Choreography by Artistic Director Neil Ieremia

Kiona and the Little Bird Suite (Boston Premiere) (20 min.)

Pause

As Night Falls (Abridged), 2016 (17 min.)

Intermission (20 min.)

Crying Men (Excerpts), 2018 (30-35 min.)

Pause

Method, 2000 (6 min.)

 

Please be aware that this program features the use of theatrical haze.

 

“(Neil Ieremia) has spread his artistic roots in several rich pasts and grown up and out into a sunlight of his own making.”

The New York Times

“Black Grace is an aesthetic delight, it is even more so an elemental experience of the magic of rhythm.”

Badische Zeitung, Germany

The 2019-20 Dance Series is sponsored by

STEPHANIE L. BROWN FOUNDATION and CYNTHIA & JOHN S. REED FOUNDATION

 

This performance is made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Endowment & Innovation Funds, with generous leadership support from Stephanie L. Brown Foundation.

Boch Center Shubert Theatre

265 Tremont St, Boston

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