Alborada Spanish Dance Theater

Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, www.alboradadance.org.

The Sephardic Connection: The Story of the Spanish Jews. Alborada Spanish Dance Theater presents a new production celebrating the cross-cultural influences between Spain, Morocco, and Israel. The Daughters of Sophia Tribunal Dance Troupe and the Noga Group area featured with Sephardic music. Saturday, September 29.

Monroe High School, www.alboradadance.org.

Nutcracker Espanol. Alborada Spanish Dance Theater presents a new production with a twist on the traditional Nutcracker as seen through the eyes of a Spanish child. Sunday, November 18.

Grounds For Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089, www.theoutletdanceproject.com.

The Outlet Dance Project. Showcase for emerging female choreographers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. Outlet director Jamuna Dasi has invited the dance companies to incorporate sculptural elements in the park with original choreographed dances in different locations throughout the park. $12 includes admission to the park. Sunday, October 7.

Mason Gross

New Theater, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511, www.masongross.rutgers.edu.

Rennie Harris Puremovement. Dance company based in Philadelphia presents hip-hop culture with “Students of the Asphalt Jungle,” “P-Funk,” and “March of the Ant Man.” $25. Monday, September 24.

McCarter Theater

91 University Place, 609-258-2787, www.mccarter.org.

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. The 75-member troupe includes a theatrical spectacle with dancing traditions, colorful costumes, and a mariachi band. $39 to $46. Saturday, September 29.

Tango Buenos Aires. “The Four Seasons” presented by 20 dancers and musicians. $35 to $42. Tuesday, October 30.

Georgian State Dance Company. The 80-member troupe presents Georgian folk dance including its ritual, work, game, and comic elements. $37 to $44. Thursday, November 1.

The Nutcracker. American Repertory Ballet presents Graham Lustig’s “The Nutcracker,” the Tchaikovsky holiday classic with choreography by artistic director Lustig and sets and costumes by Zack Brown. $28 to $40. Saturday, November 17 through Sunday, November 25..

Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission

Monroe Township High School, 1629 Perrineville Road, 732-521-2111, www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com.

American Repertory Ballet. “Octet,” created by Twyla Tharp; and “Beauty and the Beast,” choreographed by Graham Lustig. $20. Saturday, September 29.

Raritan Valley

Community College

Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420, www.rvccarts.edu.

Dances of the Caucasus. $23 and $28. Sunday, November 4.

The Great Russian Nutcracker. $37 and $42. Friday, December 7.

State Theater

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.StateTheatreNJ.org.

Tango Buenos Aires. $30 to $50. Friday, October 19.

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. $25 to $55. Friday, November 2.

Dance from the Caucasus. $30 to $50. Saturday, November 10.

Graham Lustig’s Nutcracker. American Repertory Ballet. $35 to $45. $25 children. Saturday and Sunday, December 22 and 23.

West Windsor Plainsboro Dance Company

Grover Middle School, West Windsor, 609-799-9684, www.thedancecorner.org.

The Nutcracker Suite. A narrated version of the timeless classic tale featuring ballet, pointe, hip-hop, tap, and jazz. Choreography by Amy DeCesare, Roni Wilityer, and Victoria Chodrow. Register. $8. Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2.

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