Visionary Dancers Bend Reality for a Deeper Look
Louisa Hufstader
The Hudson Valley-based company Bridgman|Packer Dance has just two members, but brought a virtual troupe of reality-challenging collaborators to the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center.
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When the Creative Vision Blurs Dreams With Reality
Landry Harlan
Video may have killed the radio star, but for the duo behind Bridgman|Packer Dance, it’s become a staple of their interactive live performances.
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Red Baraat Gets Chilmark Audience Dancing
Louisa Hufstader

When The Yard brings a band to Martha’s Vineyard, it’s always a spellbinding show. Friday’s appearance by Red Baraat was another musical breakthrough.

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Dancing to the Beat of Red Baraat
Bill Eville
The Yard is bringing the heat on Friday to the Chilmark Community Center with Red Baraat.
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Major Grant Goes to The Yard From Doris Duke Foundation
Holly Pretsky

The Chilmark dance colony founded by the late Patricia Nanon 46 years ago has been awarded a prestigious $350,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, both organizations announced today.

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Faith With a Beat Keeps Creative Fire Roaring
Louisa Hufstader
The Yard maintained the intimacy of its summer Chilmark performances on Saturday by creating a dance floor on the Performing Arts Center stage for two shows by Amirah Sackett.
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Popping and Locking With the Faithful
Landry Harlan
Muslim hip-hop dancer Amirah Sackett brings her skills and passion to the Vineyard on Saturday as part of the Yard's winter series. Ms. Sackett said audiences can expect a “mystical” show inspired by the poetry of Rumi.
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Yard’s Winter Season Brings Light Into the Darkness
Landry Harlan

The Yard is on a mission to help Vineyarders beat the winter doldrums with dance.

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Dancing to the Beat of Island Life
Holly Pretsky

Leah Crosby has spent the last three years asking Islanders to consider how their bodies move.

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Yard Staff Takes Center Stage

After a summer season of bringing dancers to the Island, the Yard turns to its own for two shows on Saturday called A.R.T on the Vine: DanceTheYard.

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