This performance is a weekday matinee for school groups only at this time. Please contact the Box Office at 240-912-1058, or info@blackrockcenter.org for further details or to make reservations. From the creators of the 2014-15 sold-out performances of The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes a new adaptation of a children’s classic. Adapted from Margaret Wise Brown’s […]

Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. Stretchberry, won’t stop giving her class poetry assignments – and Jack can’t avoid them. But then something amazing happens. The more he writes, the more he learns he does have something to say. With […]

Beloved the world over, the Peruvian-based puppeteers Teatro Hugo + Ines are renowned for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. Combining mime, dance, and puppetry, Hugo + Ines create a host of characters composed of knees, feet, hands, elbows, and a small cache of props. In Short Stories, Hugo + Ines introduce the audience to […]

Dorrance Dance honors tap dance’s uniquely beautiful history in a new and dynamically compelling context by pushing the form rhythmically, aesthetically and conceptually without stripping its history. In their work, street, club and experimental dance forms awake to the sound of furious rhythms, and find their boundaries missing. The company has performed at Danspace Project, […]

From Vital Theatre Company, the creators of the sold-out performance of Fancy Nancy the Musical in 2014 and Fancy Nancy’s Splendiferous Christmas in 2015! Come dressed in your most pinkatastic attire to join Pinkalicious and her friends for a pre-show party with delicious, pinkariffic cupcakes before the 2:30 PM performance of Vital Theatre Company’s Pinkalicious the […]

(Biografía en español por debajo) Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Edmar Castañeda has quite literally taken New York and the world stage by storm with the sheer force of his virtuosic command of the harp—revolutionizing the way audiences and critics alike consider an instrument commonly relegated to the “unusual category.” A master at realizing beautiful complexities […]

Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, EVIDENCE, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Through work, Evidence provides a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. Brown uses movement as a way to reinforce the importance […]

This is a family-friendly show and will feature a Q&A session following the performance. Founded in Brazil in 2004-05 by dancer Tiago Sousa and choreographer and artistic director Sonia Destri Lie, Companhia Urbana de Dança is an ensemble of street performers working to foster the human experience through dance. Destri’s boldly original mix of contemporary Brazilian […]

Founded in Brazil in 2004-05 by dancer Tiago Sousa and choreographer and artistic director Sonia Destri Lie, Companhia Urbana de Dança is an ensemble of street performers working to foster the human experience through dance. Destri’s boldly original mix of contemporary Brazilian dance and hip-hop infused both forms with new rigor, meditative one moment and […]

This is Performance will feature ASL interpretation. After an extraordinarily popular performance at BlackRock in 2014, the TreeHouse Shakers’ Hatched returns to BlackRock. With movement, music, handcrafted puppets, and very little human dialogue, this show is set on a family farm, a newborn chick emerges from her shell at sunrise to a strange and busy world. Audience […]