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Excellence, in craft, presentation and community outreach.

The Yard supports creative and outstanding dance and choreographers in a rustic setting in the town... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Chilmark, Massachusetts
Another Vineyard Experience

The Vineyard is many things to many people, but The Yard is for those who love dance!! It is run... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Phyllis & Richa... K
Martha's Vineyard, United States
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The Yard is a performing arts organization that supports diverse, contemporary dance-makers and related artists. Check out our public performances, classes, and workshops! We are known for our paid creative residencies for artists, long-term...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 The Yard, Off Middle Rd near Beetlebung Corner, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02535-1902
+1 508-645-9662
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Yard supports creative and outstanding dance and choreographers in a rustic setting in the town of Chilmark, which happens to be a rural community on the Island of Martha's Vineyard. We have the opportunity to witness new and evolving works by world class artists....More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

The Vineyard is many things to many people, but The Yard is for those who love dance!! It is run with the low keyed vibe of the Vineyard, but don't be fooled. It is as professional as any dance performances in New York!! A real...More

1  Thank Phyllis & Richa... K
Reviewed March 21, 2018

The Yard is one of the most inviting places I have ever visited! They present dance of all kinds during both a winter season and during the summer, bringing artists from all over the world to perform. Many of these artists enjoy residencies on The...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

The Yard is an outstanding Dance company that hosts and provides residencies to nationally known dance companies each week during the summer and periodically during the year. And they perform at the end of each residency, featuring not only their own artists but also Yard...More

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed March 16, 2018

The Yard is a beehive of cultural activity of the highest caliber. Performances are intimate and accessible to all, often open to post show discussions between the audience and the artists. The Yard engages both world renowned and up and coming performers, often introducing new...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

World reknown artists spend residencies at The Yard each summer. They present their work to audiences in a rustic barn in rural Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard. The Yard also offers summer dance and yoga classes for the general public and a wonderful chilldren's program.

1  Thank Ilovefr
Reviewed October 14, 2015

My friend bought us tickets for a Thursday evening performance of tap dancing. I admit I was a bit skeptical. Was I surprised by the dancing, choreography, sounds and energy of the dancers! It was a fabulous performance.

2  Thank KCSafta
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Malpaso Dance Company (Havana) performance August 13 was a take-your-breath-away tour de force of contemporary dance. Artistry, passion, grace and music were combined in compositions with magical structural continuity and perfect execution. The audience was speechless, in standing ovations. That The Yard presented and sold...More

3  Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Whenever The Yard is putting on an event or a show, you should go! Singles, couples, families, etc! This fabulous non-profit organization has wonderful staff and the most amazing interns. Be sure to attend Pride, Not Prejudice summer of 2015. I attended the first annual...More

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