Community Events


Prince/Bowie DanceHall Event with DJ Christopher Anderson

Friday June 2, 8pm at The Yard
(doors open at 7:30pm)


DanceTheYard and Friends
at Mytoi Gardens

Hosted by The Trustees of Reservation

Saturday, June 3, 1-3pm
Free Event


Community Sings with Roberta Kirn
Tuesdays, 6/13, 7/18, 8/15 and 9/12

5pm at The Yard
Free Events


4th of July Parade with DanceTheYard and Community Dancers

Tuesday, July 4, 5-7pm in Edgartown
Free Event


Kate Stephan, Ballet for the Older Body Workshops

July 5, 6, 7 | 9-10:30am at The Yard
Community Class price $15 per class


Camille A. Brown & Dancers Round Table
Tuesday, July 11, 6pm at the Oak Bluffs Public Library | Free Event


David R. White Lecture
The place of The Yard in the National Dance Landscape
Tuesday, July 11, 8pm
at the Woods Hole Public Library
Free Event


"Mr. Gaga" Film Screening
co-presented with the MV Summer Institute Film Series

Sunday, July 23 at 7:30pm
at the MV Hebrew Center, VH

Free Event


Pride, Not Prejudice DanceHall
DJ Vyagra FallzDanceHall Event
Saturday, July 29, 8-10pm at The Yard
18yr +



Benefit Evening
La Noche del Ritmos Del Mar
(Rhythms of Sea and Sky)

Cuban Music at Sunset to Benefit The Yard


Raphael Xavier Lecture
Xavier's work over 4 decades
Tuesday, August 8, 7:30pm
at the Woods Hole Public Library

Free Event


Intergenerational Hip-Hop Round Table with Raphael and Sokeo
Raphael Xavier and Sokeo Ros discuss the culture of hip-hop and how break dance changes over time with the maturing body
Wednesday, August 9 | 6pm
at the Edgartown Public Library


Ragamala Dance Company Lecture
Ragamala Dance Company's contemporary works within the Bharatanatyam tradition
Tuesday, August 15, 7:30pm
at the Woods Hole Public Library

Free Event


Moving Life and Body Mind Centering Workshop
Movement workshop and discussion with Martha Eddy 

August 15-17 | 9-10:30 am
Book Discussion with Martha Eddy
August 17 | 12-2pm

Community Class price $15.00 and FREE book discussion


Built on Stilts
DanceTheYard dates TBA

August 18-21, 8pm
at the Union Chapel, OB
Free event


Azro Cady Music Performance
Tuesday, August 22, 7:30pm

at The Yard
$10 General Admission


Dance for a Variable Population Workshops with Naomi Goldberg Haas
August 21-25 | 9-10:30am at The Yard
Community Class price $15 per class

Lecture Demonstration & Movement Workshop led by Naomi Goldberg Haas
Thursday, August 24, 6-8pm at the Chappaquiddick Community Center
Free Event


past community events

Defining Creative Practice Workshops
Improvisation with David Brick - 3 session participation encouraged

May 23, 24, 25 | 9-10:30am
at The Yard's open-air studio

HT Chen Performance and Residency

May 19th | 6:30pm
Performance suggested donation $15

Godfrey Muwulya &
Roberta Kirn

Song & Dance exchange at the Oak Bluffs Public Library

Thursday, April 6th, 6-7:30pm



Saturday, October 29


Film Series

Free Event
Friday, August 12th, 2016


Community Sing

with Roberta Kirn
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016