Dance

Novaya OperaA dancer and ballerina performing in "Ballet Romantics," premiering on Sept. 13 at the Novaya Opera. The show features a ballet by choreographer Paul Mejia with music by Tchaikovsky followed by a concert of classical ballet.

Dance Addresses

Thursday The 12th

Anna Karenina: Anzhelika Kholina's modern dance staging based on Leo Tolstoy's novel. Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

Beauty and the Beast (Krasavitsa i Chudovishche): Kremlin Ballet production based on the fairy tale. Choreographer Wayne Eagling, designer Jan Pienkowski, composer Vangelis. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Friday The 13th

Ballet Romantics: "Violin Concerto" (Kontsert Dlya Skripki s Orkestrom): Paul Mejia's ballet to music by Tchaikovsky. Followed by "Vladimir Vasilyev's Class Concert": a classical ballet concert. Moskva Ballet Production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

National Show of Russia: a historical folk show by the Kostroma Ballet. Kosmos Hall. 7:30 p.m.

The Snow Maiden (Snegurochla): Kremlin Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's ballet based on Alexander Ostrovsky's tale of love. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 14th

Ballet Romantics: (See Fri. listing.) Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Sunday The 15th

NEW The Heroids: Anna Garafeyeva's five dance pieces based on Ovid's elegiac couplets of the same name and Roland Barthes' "A Lover's Discourse: Fragments." School of Dramatic Art. 8 p.m.

Monday The 16th

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 17th

Sailors and Whores (Moryaki i Shlyukhi): Oleg Glushkov's contemporary dance staging. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW The Heroids: (See Sun. listing.) School of Dramatic Art. 8 p.m.

and Beyond…

Les Noces. The Wedding (Svadebka) and "The Rite of Spring" (Vesna Svyashchennaya): Stravinsky's one-act ballets as staged by French choreographer Regis Obadia. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. Sept. 20 and 21, 8 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): a meticulous staging of Tchaikovsky's lyrical ballet about a princess who is turned into a swan by a magician and then rescued at the stroke of midnight by a prince. A revival of Alexander Gorsky's pre-revolutionary choreography. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. Sept. 20, 7 p.m.

Paquita: Pierre Lacotte's 2001 revival of a two-act ballet to music by Deldevez and Minkus for the Paris Opera Ballet. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Sept. 21, 24 and 25 at 7 p.m., Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.

Beauty and the Beast: (See Thurs. listing.) Kremlin Palace. Sept. 22, 7 p.m.

Sheherazade and The Firebird: one-act ballets set to music by Rimsky-Korsakov and Stravinsky. Production of the 21st-Century Russian Seasons Project. Kremlin Palace. Sept. 24, 7 p.m.

Kremlin Gala. 21st-Century Ballet Stars in a dance show. Kremlin Palace. Sept. 28, 7 p.m.