Entertainment

Dance

Blumenthal Performing Arts

Blumenthal brings national tours to various venues, usually Belk Theater at 130 N. Tryon St. or Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; carolinatix.org; blumenthalarts.org.

Oct. 14-18: Africa Umoja.

Nov. 10: “So You Think You Can Dance?”

May 3-4: Shen Yun.

Caroline Calouche

And Company

Troupe combining floor movement and aerial work performs around the city, mostly at Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. carolinecalouche.org.

Oct. 17-18: “Rouge.”

Dec. 12-13: “Clara’s Trip: A Nutcracker Story.”

April 17-18: “Carmina Burana.”

Charlotte Ballet

The region’s only fully professional dance company does a mix of classic and modern works, usually at Belk or Knight theaters or at McBride-Bonnefoux Center for Dance at 701 N. Tryon St. 704-372-0101; charlotteballet.org.

Oct. 9-11: Sasha Janes’ “Dangerous Liaisons,” George Balanchine’s “Four Temperaments.”

Dec. 12-23: “The Nutcracker.”

Jan. 30-Feb. 21: “Innovative Works.”

March 7: “Dancing With the Stars: A Gala Evening.”

March 12-22: “Peter Pan.”

April 23-25: “Contemporary Fusion.”

Charlotte

Youth Ballet

Young performers and professionals blend in classical ballet productions, usually at CPCC’s Halton Theatre. charlotteyouthballet.org.

Dec. 5-7: “The Nutcracker.”

March 27-29: “Cinderella.”

Moving Poets Charlotte

Avant-garde group with branches in Charlotte and Berlin does performances that involve dance, theater and visual arts. movingpoetscharlotte.org.

Nov. 6-8: “From the Depths.”

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