The Yard Switches Up Its Renovation Plan
A proposal by The Yard to modify a major 2019 renovation plan will not require a new public hearing, the Martha's Vineyard Commission decided after reviewing changes to the dance nonprofit's earlier renovation plan.
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Two Islands, One Story as Dance and History Unite
Tribal descendants from Martha’s Vineyard and Puerto Rico brought their shared history to the stage Saturday afternoon in a powerful and uplifting work-in-progress piece that blended dance, film and spoken word.
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Museum Exhibit Celebrates Half a Century of The Yard
Calling to mind another nativity story, the Yard, the Island’s incubator for dance performance, was born in a barn.
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Taking to the Ice for Stories of Memory and Resistance
The Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena was transformed last Friday, led by the Minneapolis-based dance troupe Brownbody with a performance called Tracing Sacred Steps.
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Urban Bush Women Dance Their Story at Orange Peel Bakery
The Orange Peel Bakery in Aquinnah is not a traditional dance space. Yet this past Friday, it hosted the Brooklyn-based dance troupe Urban Bush Women in conjunction with the Yard.
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New Season at The Yard Aims to Celebrate
The Yard is about to open its 50th season with a lively program of dance concerts, works in progress, DJ parties and public classes for all ages.
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Moving to the History of the Yard
The Yard’s final dance residency of the year culminates this weekend with two performances by Jenna Pollack, a choreographer whose new work explores the half-century history of the Yard itself.
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Dance With Pride
The Yard is hosting its annual summer Pride dance party on Saturday, June 26 at Featherstone Center for the Arts.
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Dancing Hand in Hand With Memory
The Yard opens its summer season on the museum grounds with a piece by the SBB/Stefanie Batten Bland dance company.
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Yard Executives Moving On
Jesse Keller Jason and Holly Jones are leaving the Yard, according to an announcement from the performance arts nonprofit.
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