Linkup Fall Showcase Featuring performances by Linkup artists in residence Lily Emerson and Emma Draves. 9/24-9/26, Links Hall, 3435 N. Sheffield, 773-281-0824, $10-$15.
1306—Ten Years Later The Dance Center of Columbia College celebrates ten years in its current space with a daylong event featuring performances, classes, workshops, and more. 10 AM-11 PM, Dance Center of Columbia College, 1306 S. Michigan, 312-369-8330.
Fall Series Hubbard Street Dance Company performs Arcangelo by Nacho Duato, Deep Down Dos by Alejandro Cerrudo, and a premiere by choreographer Victor Quijada. 9/30-10/3, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $25-$94.
Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Three evenings of performance presented by Nicole Gifford. 10/1-10/3, Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn, 312-952-3615, $16-$20.
Gods, Monsters, and Heroes Innervation Dance Cooperative premieres a contemporary rock ballet based on Greek myths and set to the music of popular artists including Pink, Feist, and Coldplay. 10/6-10/10, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, 773-975-8150, $10-$20.
The Thank-You Bar A performance/installation featuring dance, live music, storytelling, and visual image by Catalyst director-choreographer Emily Johnson. 10/7-10/9, Dance Center of Columbia College, 1306 S. Michigan, 312-369-8330, $30.
For the Cause Inaside Chicago Dance's fifth annual performance to benefit the Center on Halsted. 10/8-10/9, Nicholas Senn Auditorium, 5900 N. Glenwood, 773-960-4909, $20-$30.
Diavolo Part dance, part gymnastics, and part spectacle. 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell, Glen Ellyn, 630-942-4200, $38-$48.
Joffrey Ballet The All Stars program features After the Rain, The Concert (Or the Perils of Everybody), and Balanchine's Stravinsky Violin Concerto and Tarantella. 10/13-10/24, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress, 312-739-0120, $25-$145.
In Pieces Striding Lion Performance Group celebrates its tenth anniversary with an evening of new dance theater works by Annie Bessara and Adriana Durant, featuring live music by Fluid Minds. 10/15-10/17, Links Hall, 3435 N. Sheffield, 773-281-0824, $15-$20.
Luna Negra Dance Theater Contemporary Latin dance including the world premiere of Toda una Vida and a revival of Eduardo Vilaro's Deshar Alhat. 6:30 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $25-$55.
Sankai Juku See Best Bet. 7:30 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $35-$65.
LiveLife.Dance! Performances by Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago. 10/22-10/23, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $15-$60.
Butoh 50 Years: A New Vision? Today: a performance by the Berkeley-based Harupin-Ha Butoh Company. Sunday: a showing of Chicago Butoh artists' works. 10/23-10/24, Links Hall, 3435 N. Sheffield, 773-281-0824, linkshall.org, $10-$20.
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba Eighteen female dancers combine flamenco, ballet, and contemporary dance with Spanish and Afro-Cuban rhythms. 10/28-10/29, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress, 312-431-2357, $30-$69.
Tyler Tyler Yasuko Yokoshi and Masumi Seyama collaborate in a performance inspired by the Japanese epic Tale of the Heike. 10/28-10/30, Dance Center of Columbia College, 1306 S. Michigan, 312-369-8330, $26-$30.
Ballet Hispanico A fusion of ballet, modern, and Latin dances. 7:30 PM, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $35-$60.
Ailey II Performance by Alvin Ailey's sister company. 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park, 708-235-2222, $29-$53.
Eat to the Beat The River North Chicago Dance Company performs as part of an ongoing lunchtime series. Noon, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $5.
Fall Engagement A performance by the River North Chicago Dance Company, featuring a world premiere by choreographer Sidra Belle. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $TBA.
Rituals Afro-Haitian folk dance by Tamboula Ethnic Dance Company. Time TBA, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, 773-517-0195 or 312-208-4437.
Global Rhythm 6 The Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents four concerts featuring local and international percussive arts ensembles. 11/26-11/28, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, $15-$55.
Listings compiled by Robin Peterson
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