All-female troupe in collaboration with motorized paintings during "Cradle Rocking in Quicksand" at Joyce Soho, 155 Mercer St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-334-7479; Thurs.-Sun. at 8, $15, $10 st./artists.
AMERICAN BALLET THEATER
Romet & Juliet (Weds.) & Le Corsaire (Sat.); Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, B'way (65th St.), 212-362-6000; call for times & prices.
GARTH FAGAN DANCE CO.
Month-long series of outdoor performances conceived by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Today, Fagan & troupe open Evening Stars 2000 festival at World Trade Center Plaza, Church St. (betw. Vesey & Liberty Sts.), 212-435-6600 or www.lmcc.net; Tues. at 7, free.
FRIDAYS @ NOON
Program feat. works-in-progress by emerging choreographers, discussions follow every performance. Today, Naomi Pressman, Carolyn Dorfman, Nataniel Lee & Eric Russel perform at 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 212-996-1100; Fri. at 12, free.
H.T. CHEN & DANCERS
"Bian Dan" dance interprets Asians transforming into Americans; La MaMa E.T.C., 74A E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 212-475-7710; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, mat. Sun. at 3:30, $15-$20, $12 st./s.c. [through 6/11].
BRYAN HAYES/CAROLYN LORD
Dancers Jeff Bauer, Jean Bromage, Pollyanna Lind, Carolyn Lord, Elke Rindfleisch, Mata Sakka, Linda Seifert, Stacy Sumpman with music by Morton Feldman, Carolyn Lord, Yuzuru Sadashige; The Construction Co., 10 E. 18th St. (B'way), 212-924-7882; Sat.-Tues. at 8, $12, $10 st./s.c.
JOHN JASPERSE CO.
Choreographer debuts "Ft. Blossom" with "Excessories" collaboration feat. composer James Lo, post performance discussion on Thurs.; The Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (10th Ave.), 212-255-5793; Weds.-Sat. at 8, $15.
LAGUARDIA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATING CLASS
Graduates in the famed High School of Performing Arts' senior dance class perform at LaGuardia Concert Hall, 65th St. (Amsterdam Ave.), 212-496-0700 ext.2837; Sat. at 7:30, & Sun. at 2 & 7:30, $6.
JENNIFER MULLER/THE WORKS
25th anniversary celebration feat. premieres & revivals incl. "aSOlo," "Beethoven: Not Four Naught," "Hymn for Her," "Time Treading" & "Interrupted River"; Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 212-242-0800 or www.joyce.com; Weds.-Sun., call for times, $32.
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
New season feat. more than 40 ballets, highlights incl. works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Peter Martins & new Kevin O'Day ballet. "I'm Old Fashioned" (Thurs. at 8) & "Coppélia" (Sat. & Sun.); NY State Theater, 20 Lincoln Center, B'way (64th St.), 212-870-5570; call for times & prices [through 6/25].
OPEN HOUSE AT LOTUS
Lotus' month-long series of dances. This week, Bharata Natyarn (South Indian Dance) & Kathak (North Indian Dance); Lotus Fine Arts Center, 109 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-627-1076; Sat. at 3, $5 [through 6/24].
PORTRAIT OF SOULS
The Women's Coalition & Dance Theater Workshop pres. works inspired by yoga and/or meditation, feat. choreographers Nilaya, Angela Caponigro, Dalienne Majors; Cunningham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.), 718-399-7689; Fri. at 9, Sat. & Sun. at 8, $12.
Serena's Middle Eastern dance show; Theater East, 211 E. 60th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-838-9090; Tues. at 8:30, $15 & 2 drink min.
Choreographer's solo performance of "Wandering," based on Zhuang-Zi & Noh dance philosophies; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 212-875-5050; Sat. at 7:30, $15-$50.