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Oct 10



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;




Oct 16



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;




Oct 16



Don Q Ignites Denver


Colorado Ballet 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;




Oct 22



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;




Oct 23



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;



Pictured: Luna Negra Dance Theater. Photo by Kristie Kahns.

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