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Nantucket Dance Festival
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Poetry Written by Our Bodies

As writers use words to articulate the human condition, dancers uses movement to express human emotion. Both artistic endeavors require dedication and imagination, hard work and passion, giving into rhythm and continuing with intention. Whether you use an interplay of words or an interplay of motion, both writing and dance communicate. As author Lene Fogelberg wrote: “Dancing is like poetry written by our bodies: our outstretched arms our words of longing.”

Dance Festival | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Events

Dance Festival Showcases Classic & Contemporary

For five days starting Tuesday, July 24, the Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival again brings internationally known talent to our island for lectures, films, performances, classes, and community events. The festival culminates in two extraordinary performances at 6 pm on Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28, in the Nantucket High […]

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Ballet Stars Grace Nantucket Stage

The fourth annual Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival has brought film, lectures, demonstrations, and workshops to the island, and will culminate in star-studded performances this Friday and this Saturday at 6:30 pm. Artistic director Benjamin Millepied, back for his fourth year, has put together a dance program of six duets, or […]

Nantucket Dance Festival
Nantucket Events

Festival Features Films, Demos, Dance

by Sarah Teach You’ve heard of singing for your supper, but nobody ever talks about dancing for your books. That is, except for each July on Nantucket when our local library, the Nantucket Atheneum, produces its largest fundraising event of the year, the Nantucket Dance Festival. The festival includes five […]