Ronald K. Brown Returns to the Island
Bill Eville
In 2015, the Yard invited Ronald K. Brown and his company Evidence to perform on the Vineyard.
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Giving Birth, Literally and Creatively, Is a Labor of Love
Holly Pretsky
In Threshold, her play in progress, writer and actress Amy Brenneman describes the experience of giving birth to her daughter, Charlotte, and the spark of recognition that followed.
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Go Big, Go Bold, Go With Pride, Not Prejudice
Holly Pretsky
Betty Bootleg led a heels dance class on Wednesday morning, just one of many activities taking place during the Yard's sixth annual pride festival.
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Schonberg Fellows Energize Yard Opener
Louisa Hufstader
The Yard steps into summer this weekend with a concert showing two very different sides of the Chicago-area dance scene.
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Exploring the Dance of Double Meaning
Landry Harlan
Stefanie Batten Bland brings her dance troupe to the Performing Arts Center on Saturday for the last of the Yard's winter series.
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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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