Dance

Cincinnati Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Anaya Belly Dance | Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center, downtown. 

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Cincinnati Arts Association | Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-2787. Cincinnatiarts.org

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Cincinnati Ballet | 1555 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45214. 513-621-5219

  • Dec. 14-24. “The Nutcracker” (at Music Hall)
  • Feb. 8-11. “Carmina Burana” and “Serenade” (at Music Hall)
  • March 15-18. “Director’s Cut: Musical Masters”: “Fancy Free” (Robbins/Bernstein), “Rubies” (Balanchine/Stravinsky), and “Facades” (Garrett Smith/Vivaldi, Handel and Philip Glass) (at Proctor & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center)
  • April 6-8, 2018. Family Series: “Beauty and the Beast” (at Proctor & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center)
  • April 26-29, 2018. “Bold Moves”: world premieres to music by Eighth Blackbird ensemble, plus New York City Ballet’s Justin Peck with music by Bryce Dessner (at Proctor & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center)

College-Conservatory of Music | University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221. 513-556-4183

  • Nov. 30-Dec. 3. “The Art of Motion,” co-directed by Jiang Qi and Deirdre Carberry (at Patricia Corbett Theater)
  • March 1-3. “Student Choreographers’ Showcase,” André Megerdichian, director (at Cohen Family Studio Theater)
  • Apr. 12-14. “Legends of Dance,” directed by Jiang Qi (at Patricia Corbett Theater)

Contemporary Arts Center | 44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-345-2941

  • Jan. 11-12, 7:30 p.m. Mithkal Alzghair: “Displacement,” examination of the Syrian body in context of war, migration and revolution

Contemporary Dance Theater | Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-2787. 

  • March 10, 8 p.m. Koresh Dance Company
  • March 11, 3 p.m. Encore of Koresh Dance Company
  • June 8-9, 8 p.m. Area Choreographers Festival

De la Dance Company | 5141 Kennedy Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45213. 513-871-0914

  • Nov. 24-Dec. 3. “The Nutcracker”
  • March 9-17. “Dance Cincinnati 2018”
  • May 24-June 3. “La Sylphide”

Exhale Dance Tribe | 513-621-2787

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Northern Kentucky University | Greaves Concert Hall, 1 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099. 859-572-5901.

  • Nov. 20, 6 p.m. Emerging Choreographers Showcase
  • March 22-24. Dance ‘18

MamLuft&Co. Dance | 513-494-6526

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Miami University Regionals | 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042.

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Miami Valley Ballet Theatre |

  • Dec. 1-3; 8-10. “The Nutcracker”

Northern Kentucky University | 100 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099. 859-572-5464.

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Pones Inc. |

Public Library of Cincinnati | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

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School for Creative & Performing Arts | 108 W. Central Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-363-8100

  • Nov. 30-Dec. 3. “The Nutcracker”
  • April 20-22. “Coppelia”