Monthly Archives: January 2023

Moses, The Staged Play | A Black History Month Event!

Saturday, February 11, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium John Graves Production brings to Portland a new and brilliant twist to a familiar story during Black history month. Infused with high energy dancing, spirit infused and inspired singing, genius lighting choices and costume design that are so good it will cause you to have a fresh… Read more »

Wabanaki Stories WORLD PREMIERE

Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC The land and waters known as Maine have been home to Wabanaki people for over 12,000 years. This vibrant exploration of Wabanaki histories and cultures spotlights two Wabanaki storytellers coming from different nations and storytelling traditions. Jennifer Pictou (Mi’kmaq) regales with spirit stories told in the company… Read more »

Portland Ballet collaborates with Colby College

Uncommon Accord  Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC Portland Ballet and Colby College Department of Theater and Dance collaborate to bring to life an evening of work featuring an expanded company of dancers. Joining forces again after their celebrated partnership in 2018, this performance will thrill classical and contemporary fans alike. Featuring a… Read more »

Memphis Jookin’ Featuring Lil Buck!

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023 – 7PM | MERRILL AUDITORIUM, PORTLAND Renowned dance artist Lil Buck conceived, choreographed and performs in his latest production — “Memphis Jookin’: The Show”. An ode to Lil Buck’s hometown and the birthplace of this singular hip-hop dance style, “Memphis Jookin’” takes audiences on a journey to the fabled city where… Read more »

The Rite of Spring with Jennifer Frauschi

Sunday, January 29, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director Jennifer Frautschi, violin PROGRAM INFO OSVALDO GOLIJOV | Sidereus MENDELSSOHN | Violin Concerto in E minor STRAVINSKY | The Rite of Spring