Dance performances

10 Dance Shows That Jump And Bounce Until Fall

“The one who lives on the path of war”

Rosy Simas Danse’s work is both an immersive installation and a dance performance and takes its title from the historical figure Jigonhsasee, one of the co-founders of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. “Road to War” continues founder Rosy Simas’ mission to bring a community together in peace, especially at a time when the world seems to be tearing itself apart. (Sept. 21-Dec. 4 at Weisman Art Museum; Oct. 6-Nov. 20 at All My Relations Arts, free,

“Towards Utopia”

Choreographer Paula Mann studies how to balance altruism with individual needs in a production with four dancers, projections by Steve Paul and a sound score by Tarek Abdelqader. (Sept. 22-24, Center for Performing Arts, $20,

‘Nün Gherāo: Surrounded by Salt’

Ananya Chatterjea of ​​Ananya Dance Theater is inspired by the Marichjhapi massacre, which took place in West Bengal in the late 1970s, for its world premiere. The work finds connections between this horrific incident in which thousands of refugees were killed and today’s eco-disasters and social justice movements. (Sep 30-Oct 1, O’Shaughnessy, $5-$45.

‘Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth’

MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Kyle Abraham collaborates with electronic music producer/composer Jlin for a contemporary version of Mozart’s Requiem in D minor. (October 14, Northrop, prices vary,

Kyiv City Ballet

The company had just arrived in Paris as part of a tour in February when Russia invaded Ukraine, and they have not returned to their home country since. In June, the ballet announced that it would embark on its first United States tour. On the program, two works responding to the war. (October 26, Northrop, prices vary.

‘To breathe’

The program lets you take it all in – new choreography by Michael Walters, debut piece by Arimee Gambill and a new staging of a 2018 work by James Sewell on Ukrainian world music quartet DakhaBrakha. (Oct. 29-30, O’Shaughnessy, $5-45,


Lia Rodrigues’ piece is both exuberant and apathetic, filled with joy but also with pain. With 10 performers, it provocatively explores the environmental and social impacts of segregation, particularly as they relate to favelas or impoverished communities in Brazil. (Oct. 28-29, Walker Art Center, $31.50,

Limon dance company

The 75-year-old cast performs a Northrop centenary commission, titled “Migrant Mother”, choreographed by Raúl Tamez. Other works include late founder Jose Limón’s first major solo, “Danzas Mexicanas,” Doris Humphreys’ “Air for the G String” and Limón’s “Psalm,” featuring dancers from the University of Minnesota. (November 18, Northrop, prices vary,


Dancer/choreographer Pedra Pepa infuses beautiful movement with fair and tumultuous transformation. Pepa’s new work seeks liberation by breaking down barriers while following transgender journeys. The show includes a gallery component and performances. (Gallery component, Nov. 10-13; performances Nov. 16-19, Red Eye Theatre.)

Contemporary Dance 2022

Contempo Physical Dance welcomes the Brazilian choreographer Mário Nascimento, the international choreographer McKnight 2022, whose work will be presented in world premiere. (Nov. 18-19, O’Shaughnessy, $5 – $29,