With a successful stint on “Superstars of Dance” under their belts, The Groovaloos have stolen the spotlight—and they’re headed to Florida. The group has spent years creating Groovaloo, a hip-hop sensation that will make you want to jump up and join in! It promises fun for hip-hoppers, ballerinas and modern mavens alike. Jan 9–16; groovaloo.com
A Glimpse of China
Broaden your horizons with some traditional Chinese dance as Shen Yun Performing Arts comes to Georgia. With its bright costumes, digital backdrops and expressive choreography, the company performs to original compositions using Western and Chinese instruments. Jan 15–17; shenyunperformingarts.org
Tweet About This!
Addicted to Twitter, Facebook and dancemedia.com? Head to New Jersey for Lula Washington Dance Theatre’s world premiere of WWW.CONNECTING.2010. The high-energy company, known for exploring social and political issues through dance, now tackles the 21st-century online social networking world. Bonus: Other great pieces from the repertoire will be showcased, too! Jan 28–31; lulawashington.com
New York–based ZviDance is off to the Contemporary Dance Theater of Ohio this month. The dancers’ athletic, lyrical movements in their performance of Les Noces and Personals are packed with emotion. Jan 29–30; zvidance.com
From top: Photo courtesy The Groovaloos; Photo by Klaus Schoenwiese