40Up Project feat. more than 10 performers in original works & those choreographed by Zvi Gotheiner & Eva Dean; Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10th St. (2nd Ave.), 212-674-8194; Thurs.-Sun. at 8:30, $15.
Month-long series of outdoor performances conceived by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council pres. EOS Orchestra (Weds.), Spalding Gray interviews audience (Thurs.), Sweet Honey in the Rock (Fri.), Lenny Pickett (Sat.); World Trade Center Plaza, Church St. (betw. Vesey & Liberty Sts.), 212-435-6600 or www.lmcc.net; all performances at 7, free.
FRANKIE HART & FRIENDS
Five-piece dance troupe debuts modern dance works influenced by methods of Yoga & Qigong, accompanied by originally composed scores by Gregory Hicks; 55 Bethune St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.), 212-924-0077; Thurs. at 9, Fri. at 8:30, $15, $10 st./s.c.
THE FELICE LESSER DANCE THEATER
Company's 25th anniversary celebration feat. debut of dance/video piece about urban life; Joyce Soho, 155 Mercer St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-334-7479; Thurs.-Sun. at 8, $20.
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
Spring season concludes this week at NY State Theater, 20 Lincoln Center, B'way (64th St.), 212-870-5570; call for times & prices [through 6/25].
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION
Dancers from around the globe participate in sixth annual competition at, Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, B'way (65th St.), 212-875-5050; Weds.-Sun. at 7, $25-$60, $15 st./s.c.
the NEXT DOOR
Mulberry Street Theater & Teatro du El debut Joel Sherry's production about a corridor of an apartment building & the people that live there; Mulberry St. Theater, 70 Mulberry St., 2nd fl. (Bayard St.), 212-349-0438; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $10.
ON THE SHOULDERS OF OUR ANCESTORS
David Brown, Ronald K. Brown, Milton Myers & Walter Nicks celebrates Philadenco's 38th birthday with four-part work honoring those who've influenced them incl. Zap Mama, Wunmi Olalya & John Adams; Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 212-242-0800 or www.joyce.com; Weds.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 7:30, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $30.
SOPHIA OSBORNE DANCE ASSOCIATES
Local choreographers, Jeannette Hempstad, James Robey & Sophia Osborne with Philadelphia-based choreographer Ann-Marie Mulgresw collaborate for "A Tale of 2 Cities" program feat. multimedia, dramatic, emotional & solo pieces at the Arts at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St. (Rivington St.), 718-832-3554; Tues. at 8, $12 [through 6/29].
OUT OF PROCESS
Informal choreography performances by Karen Bernard, Nuria Divi, Tal Halevi & Amy Kail at Joyce Soho, 155 Mercer St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), RSVP 212-334-7479; Mon. at 8, free.
PHIOBOLUS DANCE THEATER
Dance Co. returns to the Joyce Theater for month-long series of repertory works & three premieres incl. Alison Chase's "Tsu-ku-tsu," duet by Robby Barnett & Jonathan Wolken entitled "Tantra," & 30-minute quartet "Sweet Dreams" by Michael Tracy; 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 212-242-0800 or www.joyce.com; Tues. at 8, $36 [through 7/22].
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.
Debut of dancer's solo piece "The Absence of Izanagi" aka "Reflection on a Japanese Myth"; La MaMa, 74A E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 212-475-7710; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 3:30 & 8, $15-$20.