Family

The Peking Acrobats

In their graceful efforts these brightly costumed tumblers, acrobats, cyclists, jugglers and clever clowns provide 90 minutes of family fun that infuses [life] with an extra measure of joy.” THE NEW YORK TIMES Defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control — The Peking Acrobats push the limits of human ability. Daring maneuvers … Read more

“Memphis Jookin’: The Show” Featuring Lil Buck

“Buck’s power derives from the ability to get to the bottom of what something feels like for him and then to express it to the world.” THE NEW YORK TIMES Renowned dance artist Lil Buck conceived, choreographed and performs in his latest production — Memphis Jookin’: The Show. An ode to Lil Buck’s hometown and … Read more

“Ugly Duckling”

“”Ugly Duckling” is a wonderful piece of children’s theatre, slickly executed and lovingly performed. It will keep little ones enthralled from its energetic opening to its cheeky cliff-hanger conclusion.” ARTS NEW YORK Meet the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen! In their nest at the edge of a pond, the baby ducklings wait … Read more

Garba360

“International festival aims to delight, unite, and inspire” – YALE NEWS Ovations kicks off the 92nd season with a lively and immersive community dance party. Featuring a high energy live band and guided dance instruction, this unique event invites all to enjoy the spirited Indian Gujarati folk dances of garba and raas. Clapping, spinning and … Read more

Cirque Alfonse: “Animal, A Farm Story”

“The show’s unpretentious warmth and good humour are immensely refreshing.” STAGE DOOR Ovations audience favorite Cirque Alfonse returns with Animal, a series of surreal fables for the young and the young at heart. Journey through a reinvented land where a gentleman farmer surrounds himself with familiar, yet crazy creatures: the chickens have teeth, the ducks … Read more

Ballet Hispánico – Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years

Portland Ovations dedicates this performance to the life and memory of our dear friend Jane C. Wellehan. “A cutting edge crowd pleaser.” WASHINGTON POST The nation’s renowned Latinx dance organization, Ballet Hispánico, brings audiences together to celebrate the joy and diversity of Latinx culture. Equal parts artistic excellence and catalyst for change, Ballet Hispánico is … Read more

Blue Man Group

“”There’s nothing that quite compares to the magic of the Blue Man Group. They’re performance. They’re art. They’re the ultimate performance art that will rival anything you’ve ever seen before.” JESSICA BOWEN, BROADWAY WORLD More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is BLUE MAN GROUP and now … Read more

Dan + Claudia Zanes

Dan & Claudia Zanes

“The family-music genre’s most outspoken and eloquent advocate.” – TIME MAGAZINE Grammy Award-winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Zanes perform a mix of old and new songs from near and far in a style that’s been called “All-Ages Social Music.” In other words, when they perform it’s a party! Fun for the whole … Read more

Flip Fabrique: “Six°”

Flip Fabrique: Six

“From a simple movement agile and precise, they juggle, dance, jump in the air and perform impressive feats to impress children and grownups.” LE SOLEIL With only six degrees of separation, we are all connected. That means the performers and the audience are much closer than you think! When renowned performer Jamie Adkins and his … Read more

“Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends”

Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends

“Our students LOVED the Rosie Revere! It was the first play or musical that many of them had ever seen. They are still talking about it! It was terrific!” MARY B, 2ND GRADE TEACHER Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. … Read more