Alborada Spanish Dance Theater
Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, 732-598-3979, www.alboradadance.org.
The Moorish Connection. Dances from ancient Persia to Cordoba, Spain. Guest artist Naima Dalal. $20. Sunday, September 8.
American Repertory Ballet
Bart Luedeke Theater, Rider University, 732-249-1254, www.arballet.org.
Fall Kick-Off Performances. Season preview performance includes Douglas Martin’s “Rite of Spring,” Patrick Corbin’s “Caress,” and more. $20. Friday, September 20.
Fall Kick-Off Performances. Season preview performance includes Douglas Martin’s “Rite of Spring,” Patrick Corbin’s “Caress,” and more. $20. Saturday, September 21.
New Brunswick High School, 1000 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, 732-249-1254, www.arballet.org.
Hub City Sounds Festival. Open to the public. Free. Saturday, September 28.
Patriots Theater, War Memorial, Trenton, 609-948-8400, www.arballet.org.
The Nutcracker. 50th anniversary performance with Tchaikovsky’s score. $35 to $45. Saturday, December 7.
State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.arballet.org.
Romeo and Juliet. World premiere of Douglas Marin’s production. Prokofiev’s score performed live by the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra. $27 to $57. Friday, October 11.
The Nutcracker. 50th anniversary performance with Tchaikovsky’s score. Also December 22. $37 to $57. Saturday, December 21.
Mildred and Ernest Mayo Concert Hall, Ewing, 609-771-2065, www.tcnj.edu.
Philadanco. Program includes “Enemy Behind the Gates” and “A Rag, A Bone, and a Hank of Hair.” $15. Friday, September 20.
Kendall Hall, College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, 609-771-2775, www.dancevisionNJ.org.
The Snow Queen. Ballet about a young girl with music by Grieg, Bartok, and Rimsky-Korsakov. Choreographed by Risa Kaplowitz of West Windsor. Projection artwork by Dave Haneman of Plainsboro. More than 70 performers and 140 original costumes. $25. Pre-performance talk. Also December 15. Saturday, December 14.
1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 609-570-3333, www.kelseytheatre.net.
Alborada Spanish Dance Theater. “El Sueno” (The Dream) is an adaptation of the Nutcracker with dances from Spain and Latin America cultures, live music, and professional dancers. $18. Sunday, December 15.
Lustig Dance Theater
Monroe High School, 200 Schoolhouse Road, Monroe, 732-246-7300, www.lustigdancetheatre.org.
A Jazzy Nutcracker. Premiere of a new holiday work featuring an original score by Paul Undreiner, a professor at Rutgers University, inspired by familiar melodies. Performed by professional dancers and select students with a live jazz band and colorful sets and costumes. Set in the 1960s, the show includes a Christmas celebration, Santa Claus, a space-age battle scene, a winter wonderland skating rink, and a magical night in Drosselmeyers Department Store. Saturday, December 14.
91 University Place, 609-258-2787, www.mccarter.org.
Forever Tango. 26 Argentinean dancer and musicians perform. $20 to $56. Tuesday, November 5.
Savion Glover. “StePz,” a celebration of dance and sound. $20 to $62. Saturday, November 23.
College of New Jersey, Kendall Hall, Ewing, 609-397-7616, www.roxeyballet.com.
The Nutcracker. Holiday tradition directed by Mark Roxey. Through December 8. $15 to $50. Saturday, November 30.
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.StateTheatreNJ.org.
Cinema: Spartacus. HD screening of performance by Bolshoi Ballet. $12. Monday, October 28.
Cinema: Le Corsair. HD screening of performance by Bolshoi Ballet. $12. Monday, November 25.
American Repertory Ballet presents Romeo and Juliet. $27-57. Friday, October 11.
The Butterfly Lovers presented by the Shanghai Ballet. $27-57. Saturday, November 16.