Choreographers debut "Les Ballets Grandiva" with 18-piece male troupe; Pace Downtown Theater, One Pace Plaza, Spruce St. (betw. Park Row & Gold St.), 346-1715; Sun. at 7, $25, $20 st./s.c.
BALLET TECH & KIDS DANCE
Nearly 30 premieres, revivals & repertory works by kids feat. principal dancer Damian Woetzel; Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 242-0800 or www.joyce.com; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at 8, Sat. at 2 & 8, Sun. at 12 & 4, $35, $15-$35 [through 4/23].
Dance program, "Throne Room," of solos, duets & trios, incl. "The Southerner" collaboration with composer Nathaniel Drake; Music Under Construction, 10 E. 18th St. (B'way), 924-7882; Fri.-Sun. at 8, $10, $8 st./s.c.
Modern dance piece, "Circuit," set to Steve Reich's "Music for 18 Musicians," with dancers Anna-Sophia Kallinikidou, Amanda Loulaki, Athena Malloy, Yorgos Matskaris & Meg Wolfe; Washington Sq. United Methodist Church, 135 W. 4th St. (betw. MacDougal St. & 6th Ave.), 802-9136; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $12-$15.
BURN THE FLOOR
Contemporary music & dance works by more than 40 youngsters; Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Ave. (51st St.), 307-7171; Weds. & Thurs. at 8, $35-$75.
TINA CROLL, JAMES CUNNINGHAM
Spring 2000 season kicks off with "The Horse's Moth Greets the New Millennium" piece feat. nearly 100 dancers, 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, $15.
Gabriela Ammann, Karl Anderson & Bryan Hayes pres. new works, informal discussion w/audience follows; Arts at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St. (Rivington St.), 674-9120 ext.4583; Weds. at 8, $5.
Floridian dance co. returns to City Center to debut "The Russian Hamlet: The Son of Catherine the Great" with return performances of "Red Giselle" & "My Jerusalem" from last year's visit; 131 W. 55th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 581-1212; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $30-$55 [through 4/16].
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.
MARIA C. GARRISON
World premiere of "The Panther Peace: Part III" with choreographer's M'Zawa Danz Co., part of the sixth annual 92nd St. Y Harkness Dance Project at Playhouse 91, 316 E. 91st St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 996-1100; Thurs. & Sat. at 8, Sun. at 5, $15.
Choreographer debuts debut "The Water" with DD Dorvillier, Zane Fraser, Tanya Gagne, Cydney Pullman & Cathy Weiss; P.S. 122, 150 1st Ave. (9th St.), 477-5288 or www.ps122.org; Thurs.-Sun. at 8:30, $15.
MELINDA JACKSON, ANDREW JANNETTI, TONI TAYLOR,
Informal performance workshop feat. new choreographic works followed by discussion w/the audience, part of the "Fridays at Noon" series at the 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; Fri. at noon, free.
Comic dance/theater production premieres "Man Suit(e)" with an exploration of unconditional love & infatuation during "Crush;" Here, 145 6th Ave. (Dominick St.), 647-0202; Thurs.-Sun. & Tues. at 8, $12-$15 [through 4/16].
SARAH MICHELSON, JULIE A. MUZ
"Dance/theater work all about demolition, death without rebirth, high calorie intake & make-overs;" Dixon Place, 309 E. 26th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 532-1546; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $12, $8 st./s.c. [through 4/22].
NEAR EASTERN DANCE FEST
More than 20 dancers performer ethnic dances from Greece, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey & Armenia, with by musicians from Anahid Sofian Dance Co.; Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 307-4100; Fri. at 8, $30-$35.
Dance piece, "Hi Everybody!" explores homophobia, Christianity & cancer; Bessie Schonberg Theater, 219 W. 19th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 924-0077; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $15-$20, $10-$13 st./s.c. [through 4/23].
Spanish & Flamenco dance at Repertorio Espahobia, Christianity & cancer; Bessie Schonberg Theater, 219 W. 19th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 924-00HENNING RÜBSAM
Dancer/choreographer & his Sensedance Co. perform new pieces during 50-minute open rehearsals, followed by q&a at Context Studio, 28 Ave. A, 3rd Fl. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Sts.), 586-3500; Fri. at 8, $10, $5 st. & dancers.
Dancers Lisa Dalton, Terry D. Bartlett & guests perform at Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-782-5188; Thurs. at 9:30, $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.
WORKS & PROGRESS
Twyla Tharp leads "Variations on a Theme by Haydn?" program with American Ballet Theater dancers in performance & discussion; Guggenheim Museum, Peter B. Lewis Theater, 1071 5th Ave. (89th St.), 423-3587; Sun. & Tues. at 8, $15, $10 st./s.c.