Dance

Bolshoi TheaterAltro Canto: Les Ballets de Monte Carlo contemporary dance staging to music by Monterverdi, Marini and Girolamo Kapsberger, choreography by Jean-Christophe Maillot. Followed by "Classical Symphony:" Minkus' ballet based on Cervantes' novel. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky, editing by Alexei Fadeichev. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Friday, October 4, at 7 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday The 3rd

Pilobolus. Shadowland. a movement theater piece performed by the Pilobolus American modern dance company. Estrada Theater. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Territory: Rausch: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk employ dance, text and music to explore the human mind as it is manifested in the era of social networking. Schauspielhaus production (Germany). In German with Russian subtitles. Theater of Nations. 8 p.m.

The Karamazovs: Boris Eifman's staging of the key themes in Dostoevsky's classic novel, "The Brothers Karamazov," music by Rakhmaninov, Mussorgsky and Wagner. Boris Eifman St. Petersburg Ballet Theater production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Friday The 4th

Altro Canto: Les Ballets de Monte Carlo contemporary dance staging to music by Monterverdi, Marini and Girolamo Kapsberger, choreography by Jean-Christophe Maillot. Followed by "Classical Symphony:" Minkus' ballet based on Cervantes' novel. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky, editing by Alexei Fadeichev. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Don Quixote: Minkus' ballet based on Cervantes' novel. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky, editing by Alexei Fadeichev. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Pilobolus. Shadowland (see Thurs. listing). Estrada Theater. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Territory: Rausch (see Thurs listing). Theater of Nations. 8 p.m.

The Nutcracker (Shchelkunchik): Tchaikovsky's classic Yuletide ballet staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 5th

Don Quixote (see Fri. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Noon and 7 p.m.

Pilobolus. Shadowland (see Thurs. listing). Estrada Theater. 8 p.m.

Sunday The 6th

Don Quixote: a ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a wandering knight and his devoted servant. Choreography by Alexander Gorsky (1990), editing by Vladimir Vasilyev. Sets by Korovin and Golovin revived. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 2 p.m.

Don Quixote (see Fri. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

Pilobolus. Shadowland (see Thurs. listing). Estrada Theater. 8 p.m.

NEW Sherlock Holmes: contemporary dance detective show set to Irish folk music, compositions by Handel and Schubert. Choreography by Yelena Bogdanovich. Natalya Sats Children's Musical Theater. 5 p.m.

Monday The 7th

Alan Dance Ensemble in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

La Esmeralda: This ballet by Pugni is a tragic love story based on Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," showing the hopeless love of Quasimodo for the Gypsy girl Esmeralda. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Le Corsaire: Adolphe Adam and Leo Delibes' ballet based on Byron's poetic love story about a pirate captain and his beautiful young captive. Yury Grigorovich's staging for the Kremlin Ballet. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 8th

Coppelia: Delibes' ballet, based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, about the doll-maker Coppelius, who wishes to create a doll with a soul. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

NEW MP3. Ravel: Alla Sigalova's contemporary dance staging. Meyerhold Center. 7 p.m.

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

Wednesday The 9th

NEW Medea: Kirill Simonov's contemporary one-act ballet to music by Pavel Karmanov. "Equus": Anastasia Kadrulyova and Artyom Ignatyev's neo classical staging about the life of a ballet dancer to music by Alexei Aigi. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. 8 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: a staging of Prokofiev's ballet by Yury Grigorovich for the Kremlin Ballet. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Spartacus (Spartak): the tale about a Roman gladiator, choreographed and staged by Vladimir Vasilyov and Natalya Kasatkina. Production of the Grand Moscow Classical Ballet. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

NEW Medea and Equus: (see Wed. listing). Meyerhold Center. Oct. 10 and 11, 8 p.m.

NEW Onegin: John Cranco's ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Sept. 10 and 11 at 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at noon and 7 p.m.

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. Oct. 10, 7 p.m.

Camera: a contemporary dance piece choreographed by Ann Van den Broek. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. Oct. 12 and 13, 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL MT PICK DanceInversion: Grupo Corpo, Brazilian contemporary dance company, performs "Parabelo" and "Sem Mim" inspired by rural traditions, the sea and the songs of medieval Galician-Portuguese troubadours. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Oct. 16, 17 and 18, 7 p.m.