Yard Dances to Beat of New Leadership

Stephanie Pacheco finished her first summer as the new executive of The Yard last month, but she's already conjuring up plans to make the art residency program more active in the off-season.

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When Science and Dance Partner Up

It's not often that scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) find themselves in a ballet studio.

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Show Dance Classes Offered Online

Broadway Dance Through the Ages, an online class led by Hallie Brevetti in January, is for beginners and all body abilities.

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Vineyard Haven Again Named to National Top 10 for Arts

Vineyard Haven is number six on a list of the top arts-vibrant small communities in the United States—but the honor belongs to the Island as a whole.

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Still Dancing, on Flash Mob Stilts
Louisa Hufstader

Built on Stilts founder Abby Bender is planning a different kind of dance celebration this month.

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Meshing Hip Hop and Ballet, Rubberband Stretches Dance Definitions
Louisa Hufstader

As part of its winter programming, the Yard brought the choreography of Victor Quijada to the Island, a Los Angeles-raised, Montreal-based dance innovator.

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Grace@20 Inhabits Both Past and Present Equally
Louisa Hufstader

For more than 30 years, choreographer Ronald K. Brown has been creating narrative works of dance and music that honor the experiences and cultures of the African diaspora.

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All Female Hip Hop Crew Inspires Next Generation of Island Dancers

We The Females, a hip hop crew from Boston, performed and led an all-day workshop as part of Island Hop Hop's end of year jam.

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Faith With a Beat Keeps Creative Fire Roaring
Louisa Hufstader

The Yard maintained the intimacy of its summer Chilmark performances on Saturday by creating a dance floor on the Performing Arts Center stage for two shows by Amirah Sackett.

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Rise Holiday Show

The Rise dance troupe will be performing its holiday show on Sunday, Dec. 16 at the Performing Arts Center.

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