The Paul Taylor Dance Company tours extensively, and this month is no exception. The company will hit up nine cities, from Colorado Springs to Kingston, Ontario. Get your tickets today because this modern company is a must-see! April 1–29; ptdc.org
Dancing Through the Decades
After a wildly successful NYC production last year, Janis Brenner & Dancers is ready to take the city by storm again. The seven-member modern company will perform five works, all hailing from different decades. Whether you’re into the swinging 1930s or you’re a 1970s disco chick, you’ll find something to love at this show. April 7–9; janisbrenner.com
Watch the best ballroom stars duke it out on the dance floor at the USA Dance 2011 National DanceSport Championships held in Baltimore, MD. Couples will compete in hopes of being named USA champions and representing the country at the 2011 International DanceSport Federation Standard, Latin and 10-Dance World Championships. April 8–10; usadancenationals.org
It’s spring and love is in the air at Ballet Memphis. This month the company will perform the timeless story ballet Romeo and Juliet in an intimate setting at the Playhouse on the Square. April 9–17; balletmemphis.org
Jeanne Ruddy Dance will perform its first site-specific piece this month during the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. MonTage à Trois will be danced in the building’s art galleries and will include a multimedia presentation on the work of renowned painter Elizabeth Osbourne. April 15–17; ruddydance.org
Photos top to bottom: PTDC in Three Dubious Memories, photo by Tom Caravaglia; William Stansbury and Jenny Sokolsky during the Junior I Standard Championship, photo by Carson Zullinger.