Save The Date!
Culture Goes Contemporary
Be sure to check out the Luna Negra Dance Theater as the company celebrates its 10th anniversary in Chicago, IL, with some of its most popular contemporary works. Luna Negra brings the culture of the Latino communities to life through the power and passion of dance. Oct 10; lunanegra.org/performances
Princes and Pointe Shoes
Put on your glass slippers and call for a carriage to whisk you away to Orlando Ballet’s performance of Cinderella. With its fairy godmother, two step sisters and a prince charming, it’s bound to make all of your dance dreams come true. Oct. 16–18; orlandoballet.org
Don Q Ignites Denver
is turning up the heat in the Rockies with its performance of Don Quixote. The dramatic score and original choreography by Marius Petipa add to the full-length ballet’s sizzle. Oct 16¬–25; coloradoballet.org
Mix and Match
The Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker comes to New York City Center this month, straight from the dance halls of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The company’s unique mixture of dance and visual art promises an unforgettable performance you won’t want to miss. Oct 22–25; citycenter.org
Halloween Hits the Stage
Forget trick-or-treating. It’s time to slip on your creepiest costume and head to see Odyssey Dance Theatre’s production of Thriller at Tuacahn Amphitheatre and Center for the Arts. With a pas de deux for Frankenstein and his bride, some super-funky hip-hopping mummies and a stage full of tap dancing skeletons, this is one performance that will leave you shaking in your boots and begging for more. Oct 23¬–24, 26–31; tuacahn.org
Pictured: Luna Negra Dance Theater. Photo by Kristie Kahns.