The 5th annual Lion’s Jaw Performance + Dance Festival
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
Please see our staff page for more information on the amazing people helping us with the 2020 Festival.
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:
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 1
PERFORMANCE 2|Saturday 10/10:
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 2
PERFORMANCE 2|Saturday 10/11:
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCE 3
Showtimes are at 8:00pm. Tickets available at the door + online.
Wednesday, October 8th – Monday, October 13th
* REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 1*
W97 Building, 345 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA 02139
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.
Document your experience and share with us on our social media channels using official our festival hashtags: #lionsjaw #lionsjawfest #lionsjawbos
2019 Official Teaser 1
2019 Official Teaser 2
2018 Lion’s Jaw Festival Trailer
Inside Lion’s Jaw Performance + Dance Festival