Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton, 609-984-8400, www.arballet.org.
The Nutcracker. Production set in Vienna with Tchaikovsky’s sparkling score. $20 to $30. Saturday, December 12.
Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089, www.groundsforsculpture.org.
The Outlet Dance Project. Showcase of emerging female choreographers incorporates the sculptural elements in the park. Free with park admission. Sunday, October 4.
School of the Arts
New Theater, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511, www.masongross.rutgers.edu.
Senior Dance Concert. World premieres by emerging choreographers. $15. Friday through Sunday, November 13 to 15.
Dance Plus Fall. Works by faculty choreographers. $25. Thursday through Sunday, December 3 to 6.
91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787, www.mccarter.org.
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet. “Celebrating Balanchine.” $45 to $56. Sunday, October 4.
Parsons Dance. “Classic Parsons.” $39 to $50. Wednesday, November 18.
The Nutcracker. American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School present the Tchaikovsky holiday classic with choreography by Graham Lustig and sets and costumes by Zack Brown. $32 to $42. Through Sunday, November 29. Opens Saturday, November 21.
Berlind at McCarter Theater, 609-258-1500, www.princeton.edu/arts.
Spring Dance Thesis Show. Students perform dances by Mark Moris and senior dance certificate students. $10. Friday and Saturday, December 11 and 12.
Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420, www.rvccarts.edu.
Dances from the Garden. Randy James Dance Works, Portables, Nimbus Dance Works, and Freespace. $20 and $25. Friday, September 25.
American Repertory Ballet. Choreography by Kirk Peterson, Twyla Tharp, and Graham Lustig. $15 and $20. Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24.
Great Russian Nutcracker. Moscow Ballet presents. $40 and $45. Friday, December 18.
Sovereign Bank Arena
Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-656-3222, www.comcasttix.com.
So You Think You Can Dance Tour. $38.50 to $56. Saturday, September 26.
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.StateTheatreNJ.org.
Momix. “Passion” features dances and illusionists. Contains nudity. $32 to $57. Friday, October 30.
Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company. Ensemble with more than 80 dancers and musicians celebrating the spirit of their homeland. $32 to $52. Saturday, November 14.
Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca. Performance showcases song, guitar, and dance. $32 to $52. Wednesday, November 18.
Graham Lustig’s Nutcracker. American Repertory Ballet with a live orchestra. $32 to $52. Saturday and Sunday, December 19 and 20.
801 West State Street, Trenton, 609-392-3805, .
Dracula. Roxey Ballet production of love, lust, and redemption. $25. Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24.