The 5th annual Lion’s Jaw Performance + Dance Festival

FACT/PRESS SHEET:

WHAT:

Lion’s Jaw is a Boston-based performance + dance festival founded in 2016 that assembles a group of national choreographers, performers, educators + students to study, perform + create together for duration in an intensive environment.
Every day for 5 days, from 9am until 10pm, Lion’s Jaw will run daily classes, labs + research inside a dedicated space. The festival strives to build an environment that fosters risk, rigor + rebellion, the exchange of ideas, inter-disciplinary exploration + the training necessary to provide dance-artists with tools + pathways into new ways of engaging with dance as both research + performance.

2020 teaching artists TBA

INTENSIVES
Jenn Nugent | Michael Wall
Darrell Jones

TEACHING FACULTY
Aram Atamian
Mayfield Brooks
Zena Bibler
Angie Hauser | Chris Aiken
Jesse Hewitt
Kendra Portier
Jess Pretty
Christina Robson
Paul Singh
Hana Van der Kolk

Please see our staff page for more information on the amazing people helping us with the 2020 Festival.

[Performances]

There will be 1 semi-formal group evening performance for attendees of the festival as well as 3 performances open to the public.
Public performances will be located in the W97 Building in Cambridge on Friday October 9th + Saturday October 10th + Sunday October 11th

PERFORMANCE 1|Friday 10/9:
TBA
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 1

PERFORMANCE 2|Saturday 10/10:
TBA
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 2

PERFORMANCE 2|Saturday 10/11:
TBA
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 3

Showtimes are at 8:00pm. Tickets available at the door + online.

FESTIVAL DETAILS:

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 8th – Monday, October 13th
* REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 1*

WHERE:

W97 Building, 345 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA 02139

WHY:

By bringing together some of the U.S. + Boston’s most exciting dance-artists to teach, engage + perform locally this festival brings new energy + rigor to Boston through an event built by artists for artists. Through 5 intensive + experimental days we will discover + build + share together. 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Document your experience and share with us on our social media channels using official our festival hashtags: #lionsjaw #lionsjawfest #lionsjawbos
Official Website
2019 Official Teaser 1
2019 Official Teaser 2
2018 Lion’s Jaw Festival Trailer
Inside Lion’s Jaw Performance + Dance Festival
Facebook Page
Instagram Page

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CONTACT:

  • lionsjawfestival@gmail.com