The Dance Calendar
Evening Stars. Free outdoor dance festival presented by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Joyce Theater with companies, including American Ballet Theatre, Balletmet Columbus, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet and the New York City Ballet. Battery Park.
Terra Incognita. Artist director Rebecca Lazier's Terrain presents her five new works - "Mirth," "Transparent Body," "Insiders guide to the secret rules of PMD," (post-modern dance), "You are here" and "and tea was served." Through Sept. 19. Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church.
Beyond the DMZ. The separation of North and South Korea told through the tragic story of one family, directed by Eun Hee Kim, performed by a company of dancers in choreography by Natasha Trifan. Through Sept. 19. Theater for the New City.
Family Matters. A series of matinees for junior dance lovers: "It's All Relative: KinFolk Tales and Trails," "World Beats, Feats and Treats" and "Femmes and Fellas." Through Nov. 20. Bessie Schonberg Theater.
Sachiyo Ito and Company. An evening of Japanese classical, contemporary and Okinawan dance. Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University.
Limon Dance Company. Highlights include Susan Linke's celebration of women, "Extreme Beauty" (world premiere), "Evening Songs" by Jiri Kylian, "Angelitos Negros" by Donald McKayle and "Concerto Six Twenty-Two," by Lar Lubovitch, music by Mozart. Through Oct. 3. Joyce Theater.
Big Dance Theatre Workshop. The infamous Nixon tapes and Kaspar Hauser, the 19th century "wild child" of Germany, form the basis of Big Dance Theater's New York City premiere of "Plan B." Through Oct. 9. Bessie Schonberg Theater.
Laura Ward/Octavia Cup Dance Theatre. The world premiere of "Enredaderas (Entanglements)" plus "L'Aigle Noir (The Black Eagle)." Through Sept. 26. Merce Cunningham Studio.
Fall for Dance Festival. More than 30 dance companies performing; - five each evening, including Dance Theatre of Harlem, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Martha Graham Dance Company and Ballet Hispanico. Through Oct. 3. New York City Center.
Molissa Fenley and Dancers. The world premiere of "Lava Field," with music by electronic composer John Bischoff, and "Hemispheres," a collaboration by Fenley and Anthony Davis and the 10-piece House Blend band. Through Oct. 9. The Kitchen Center.
Momix: Passion. A collaboration of Momix artist director Moses Pendleton and pop music icon Peter Gabriel. Also Oct. 3. Queens Theatre in the Park.