Fall Dance

Dates subject to change. Call ahead to verify. SEPTEMBER 8 Tania Isaac and Cynthia Oliver Two views of African-American modern dance. Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway Ave., 800-838-3006, www.cdforum.org. Ends Sept. 9. 9 BQ Dance Carla Barragan and company in Windows, part of 4Culture's site-specific program. S.W. 152nd St. between 6th Ave. S.W. and 10th Ave. S.W., Burien, 206-296-7580, www.4culture.org. 12 So You Think You Can Dance Tour Admit it, you've been watching the television show. Paramount Theater, 911 Pine St., 206-292-ARTS, www.theparamount.com. 16 Classical Savion There are tap dancers, and then there is Glover, bringing his prodigious skills to a suite of classical music for this outing. You know you'll kick yourself if you don't see this. Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., 206-292-ARTS, www.themoore.com. Ends Sept. 17. 20 Yup'ik Dances Phillip J. Charette with a lecture and dances from the very far north. Stonington Gallery, 119 S. Jackson St., 206-405-4040, www.stoningtongallery.com. 21 Pacific Northwest Ballet A truly mixed bag, with a neo-classical tutu ballet (Balanchine's Theme and Variations), and a vintage dance-theater work (Jerome Robbin's Fancy Free), with William Forsythe's appropriately named In the middle, somewhat elevated sitting in between. McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., 206-441-2424, www.pnb.org. Ends Oct. 1. 22 Velocity Fall Kickoff Among the three evenings almost everyone in the contemporary dance community will be there, either on stage or in the audience. Velocity MainSpace Theater, 915 E. Pine St., 2nd floor, 206-325-8773, www.velocitydancecenter.org. Ends Sept. 24. 27 Voices of the Promised Land Liz Erber draws on the voices of 19th-century homesteading women, part of 4Culture's site- specific program. McCormick Park, Main St. N.E. and N.E. Stephens St., Duvall, 206-296-7580, www.4culture.org. 29 Beautiful 3 Bdrm, 2 Ba on Capitol Hill Megan Murphy imagines the perfect house in an empty lot, part of 4Culture's site-specific program. 1111 Pike St., 206-296-7580. www.4culture.org. Ends Oct. 7. OCTOBER 6 Spectrum Dance Theater Donald Byrd seems to love a fight, and this program should give him plenty. His version of Petrushka takes the puppet out of the Russian fair and puts him in an S&M club; Bartok's Miraculous Mandarin, combining sex, violence, and death, has stymied a series of choreographers since it was written in the 1920s. Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., 206-292-ARTS, www.spectrum dance.org. Ends Oct. 7. 6 Constanza Macras German choreographer Makras earned her nickname, "The Trash Queen," honestly, using actual detritus as well as conceptual discards in Back to the Present. On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St., 206-217-9888, www.ontheboards.org. Ends Oct. 8. 6 Walrus Dance Company A wildly mixed bill from local choreographers. R.E.D. Performance Loft, 89 Yesler Way, 3rd floor, www.brownpaperticket, www.walrusdance.org. Ends Oct 14. 7 A Dance of Spiritual Life Internationally known master of Chinese martial arts T.Y. Pang. Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th Ave.E. www.brownpapertickets.com. 7 Lingo Dancetheater KT Niehoff's 2005 work Relatively Real. Kent Meridian High School Performing Arts Center, 10020 S.E. 256th St., Kent, 253-856-5055, www.lingodance.com. 12 LelavisionWarped Like Space and Time is another eccentric combination of movement and musicianship from Ela Lamblin and Leah Mann. Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway Ave., 206-325-6500, www.lelavision.com. Ends Oct. 15. 13 Men in Dance The bottom line is that the work is made by or performed by men—beyond that, anything goes. Velocity MainSpace Theater, 915 E. Pine St., 2nd floor, 206-528-2006, www.velocitydancecenter.org. Ends Oct 22. 19 Gran Folklorico de Mexico A theatricalized version of traditional Mexican dance. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, 425-893-9900, www.kpcenter.org. 19 locustmockumentary raises its eyebrows at autobiographical performance. On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St., 206-217-9888, www.onthe boards.org. Ends Oct 21. 19 Momix This choreographic child of Pilobolus takes flexibility—physical and mental—to a whole new place. Meany Theater, University of Washington, 206-543-4880, www.meany.org. Ends Oct 21. 20 ARC Dance The hard-working local company aims to offer something for everyone in its repertory. Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Ave. N.E., Shoreline, 206-352-0798. www.arcdance.org. Ends Oct. 21. 27 Dracula International Ballet Theatre's balleticized version of the Bram Stoker tale. Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue, 206-325-6500, www.interballettheatre.org. Ends Oct 31. 28 Breaking Point Dance Company A dynamic combination of jazz and hip hop. Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Ave. N.E., Shoreline, 206-417-4645, www.bpdc.net. 29 Julia Dolphin Trahan This work really does combine a bit of everything, from eugenics and hip replacements, to Tao and swimming. Velocity MainSpace Theater, 915 E. Pine St., 2nd floor, www.brownpapertickets.com. NOVEMBER 2 Batsheva Ohad Naharin directs this Israeli modern dance company in Shalosh (Three). Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., 206-292-ARTS, www.themoore.com. 2 Pacific Northwest Ballet A modern evening at the ballet, including Twyla Tharp's tricky Waterbaby Bagatelles, and new work by Rubberbandance's Victor Quijada. McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., 206-441-2424, www.pnb.org. Ends Nov. 12. 3 Ebb and Flow New work from Cornish grads Amy Weaver and Karen Brown. Velocity MainSpace Theater, 915 E. Pine St., 2nd floor, 206-529-7535, www.weavingdance.com. Ends Nov. 4. 4 Lingo Dancetheater KT Niehoff's Relatively Real, revived. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, 425-893-9900, www.kpcenter.org. 9 Dance Contemporary Tesee George-Rodgers is still working out some kinks, but has a gift for lush movement phrases. Velocity MainSpace Theater, 915 E. Pine St., 2nd floor, 206-355-8377, www.dancecontemp.com. Ends Nov. 11. 10 Carmona Flamenco The Carmonas pull out the stops for their annual Kirkland show. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, 425-893-9900, www.kpcenter.org. 16 Noche Flamenca Soledad Barrio leaves her audiences gasping wherever she goes, so be prepared. Meany Theater, University of Washington, 206-543-4880, www.meany.org. Ends Nov. 18. 21 Sankai Juku The preeminent butoh group returns to Seattle. Paramount Theater, 911 Pine St., 206-292-ARTS, www.theparamount.com. 30 Dayna Hanson Looking death in the face in We Never Like Talking About the End. On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St., 206-217-9888, www.ontheboards.org. Ends Dec. 2.

 
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