Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar debut "Another Telepathic Thing" retelling of Mark Twain's The Mysterious Stranger; Dance Theater Workshop, 219 W. 19th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 924-0077; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, mat. Sun. at 3, $15 [through 3/5].
AMY COX DANCE CO.
Choreographer pres. four new dances works during "Creature & Other Dances" program at Joyce Soho, 155 Mercer St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 334-7479; Fri.-Sun. at 8, $15.
DANCERS OVER 40
Modern dance works by 12 dancers who've celebrated their 40th birthday; Cunningham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.), 330-8613; Fri. at 9, Sat. & Sun. at 8, $15.
Series continues with Pam Tanowitz & Kara McMahon's "Curtains," set to Franz Schubert's Death & the Maiden; Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10th St. (2nd Ave.), rsvp 674-8194; Sat. at 3, free.
THE ELEGANCE OF TAP/THE COMEDY OF TAP
Evening of tap dancing with Brenda Bufalino, Heather Cornell & others, performer Bill Irwin hosts; Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 840-2824; Fri. at 8, $30-$45.
AN EVENING OF DANCE IN AFRICA & BRAZIL
Afro-Brazil Arts Inc., pres. Ivory Coast companies Vado Diomande & Kochenga Dancers & Drummers & Ya Ya Kamate & 7th Principle along with Joia from Brazil & Atchade Assongba from Benin; Dance Space Center, 451 B'way, 2nd Fl. (Grand St.), Sat. at 7:30 & 9, $15.
Flamenco performances in tapas bar; El Patio Del East Side, 211 E. 60th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 838-9090; Fri. & Sat. 8:30, $25.
ALLYSON GREEN DANCE
Green & seven-piece troupe in three new works, part of "City/Dans" series at Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10th St. (2nd Ave.), 674-8194; Thurs.-Sun. at 8:30, $12.
IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT: DUKE ELLINGTON
Donald Byrd/The Group's three-act tribute to the American jazz legend; Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 242-0800; Tues. at 7:30, $325 [through 3/5].
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
Winter repertory season "Waltz Into the Millennium" incl. "Swan Lake," "Coppélia" & Twyla Tharp's debut with music by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra feat. Wynton Marsalis; NY State Theater, 20 Lincoln Center, B'way (64th St.), 870-5570 or 307-4100; call for times, $25-$72 [through 2/27].
PERFORMANCE OUTLET 2000
Series promotes emerging & established student choreographers; Broadway Dance Center, 221 W. 57th St. (B'way), 582-9304; Sat. at 3 & 8, Sun. at 7, $10.
TANGO & TANGO
Spanish dancing & singing production from Thalia Spanish Theater in Queens comes to Theater East, 211 E. 60th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 838-9090; Weds. & Thurs. at 8:30, Sun. at 4, $22-$30.
THE PAUL TAYLOR DANCE CO.
Dance Co. celebrates their 45th anniversary with the debut of "Cascade" set to Bach score; repertory works incl. "Aureole," "Big Bertha," Sunset" & "Syzygy;" City Center, 131 W. 55th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 581-1212; Tues. at 7:30, $25-$35 [through 3/12].
THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS
Performance & pow-wow with more than 15-piece troupe; Theater for the New City, 155 1st Ave. (10th St.), 254-1109; Fri. & Sat. at 8, Sun. at 5, $10, $1 child. w/parent [through 3/5].
WORKS & PROGRESS
Choreographers Homer Avila & Edias Weeks discuss & perform selections from new & recent works incl. "Seat of Dreams" at the Guggenheim Museum, Peter B. Lewis Theater, 1071 5th Ave. (89th St.), 423-3587; Sun. & Mon. at 8, $15, $10 st./s.c.
THE WASHINGTON BALLET
Program incl. "Nuages" set to Debussy score, "Na Floresta," "Juanita y Alicia" danced to live music performed by Sin Miedo & "Eyes That Gently Touch" set to piano score by Philip Glass; Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 242-0800 or www.joyce.com; Weds.-Sat. at 8, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $32 [through 2/27].