Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

THU-SUN, DEC 6-9
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Dancescapes

Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

THU-SUN, DEC 6-9
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Choreography from across the country takes center stage as JMU’s premier dance ensemble performs work by recognized guest artists and award-winning dance faculty members. Two pieces in this performance, "Roadkill" and "Holler", contain adult language. More


Taste of the Forbes

An Arts and Foodie Event

FRI, JAN 11
FORBES CENTER VENUES/GRAND LOBBY

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Taste of the Forbes

An Arts and Foodie Event

FRI, JAN 11
FORBES CENTER VENUES/GRAND LOBBY


This moveable feast includes three distinctive presentations in three Forbes Center venues, plus a reception that will allow you to mingle with other arts enthusiasts. More


A.I.M

SAT, JAN 19
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

A.I.M

A.I.M

SAT, JAN 19
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


The performance originally scheduled for Friday, January 18 at 8 pm has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 19 at 2 pm. All patrons who purchased tickets to the Friday performance will be automatically placed into the Saturday 2 pm performance. Patrons can change their tickets for the Saturday 8 pm performance, receive a refund to their account, or receive a full refund by check or credit card. The box office will be in touch with all patrons who purchased tickets for the Friday performance. 

An internationally recognized artist, Kyle Abraham is a 2013 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, artistic director and dancer—and one of the most original choreographers working today. His company, A.I.M, brings its “lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers” (The New York Times) to the Forbes Center in Doug Varone’s Strict Love, Bebe Miller’s Habits of Attraction, and other works. Fusing contemporary and West African dance, ballet and hip-hop, Abraham will create a work titled Continuous Relation for JMU dance students, which they will present as part of this performance. More


Senior Dance Concert

THU-SAT, FEB 7-9
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE

Senior Dance Concert

Senior Dance Concert

THU-SAT, FEB 7-9
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE


JMU’s senior dance majors are on the verge of graduation and entering into their exciting careers as dance artists. Come watch them as they showcase their amazing work in this annual concert. More


Mayumana

Currents

Direct from Israel

THU-FRI, FEB 28-MAR 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Mayumana

Mayumana

Currents

Direct from Israel

THU-FRI, FEB 28-MAR 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Combining elements of dance, music and theatre with unbridled creativity and energy, internationally acclaimed performance troupe Mayumana will take audiences by storm with its “funky moves and cutting-edge blend of movement and technology.” (Time Out New York) Playing specially made instruments, Mayumana’s 11 gifted performers will bring their diverse talents to Currents, a bold and unforgettable spectacle featuring mind-blowing sights and sounds. More


New Voices in Dance

Featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

THU-SUN, MAR 21-24
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

New Voices in Dance

New Voices in Dance

Featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

THU-SUN, MAR 21-24
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Prepare to be moved and inspired by the choreography and performances in this annual concert that features dances by selected JMU dance majors, faculty artists Ryan Corriston and Rubén Graciani, and internationally known dance artist Kiki Lucas, resident choreographer of Mosaic Dance Project in Miami, Florida. More


Spring Student Dance Concert

WED-SAT, APR 17-20
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE

Spring Student Dance Concert

Spring Student Dance Concert

WED-SAT, APR 17-20
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE


This exciting concert features talented young dancers and choreographers from JMU’s Dance Program. More



HIGHLIGHTS

  • Forbes Center Gift Certificates on Sale Through December 14th!



  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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