http://www.icaboston.org/programs/first-fridays/just-dance/ Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210
Alcohol, Art, Date Idea, Nightlife, Performing Arts
The ICA and Boston Ballet join forces at First Fridays this month in a special presentation of contemporary dance. Boston Ballet will ignite the ICA stage with performances of the hauntingly beautiful of Trial, an intimate new work choreographed by Jeffrey Cirio, Boston Ballet principal dancer. The evening will also include spotlight talks of the ICA’s newest exhibitions, specialty cocktails, and an all-out dance party led by Boston favorite DJ Knife, back with a brand new set.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Special Performances by Boston Ballet
Boston Ballet ignites the ICA stage with a special presentation of the hauntingly beautiful of Trial, an intimate new work choreographed by Jeffrey Cirio, Boston Ballet principal dancer. Two performances available at 7 or 8:30 pm; free tickets are required for entry and are available first come, first served at check-in. Due to high demand, guests are encouraged to arrive early to reserve their performance tickets. Timed performance tickets will be distributed and guests must attend the seating time specified on their ticket.
Nick Cave’s vibrant Soundsuits are often used in performances choreographed by the artist. In Body Work, use the ICA's extensive materials bar—including feathers, streamers, cupcake liners, and more—to decorate your own brightly colored, Nick Cave–inspired Soundsuit. Open from 5 to 9 pm.
Spotlight talks available in Nick Cave and William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Last talk starts at 8:30 pm; galleries open until 9:30 pm.
Boston favorite DJ Knife returns to the ICA with a brand new set to kick start an all-out dance party.
Enter for a Chance to Win
Join our mailing lists during First Fridays and enter a raffle for a chance to win an ICA + Boston Ballet gift bag! This coveted prize includes tickets to two upcoming contemporary dance performances—BodyTraffic at the ICA, and Boston Ballet’s Pricked, plus other fun items! Visit our raffle table by the glass elevator for details. The winner will be announced at 9:30 pm.
Exclusive seating for ICA members and MINI Cooper owners! Redeem your drink ticket here for a complimentary tasting of Harpoon’s seasonal brew. Tasting available while supplies last; ICA First Fridays are 21+
After Party at Tavern Road
Continue the festivities at Tavern Road (343 Congress Street), where the open kitchen churns out global street-food inspired fare from 10 pm to 1am with beer, wine and artful cocktails flowing until 2 am!