Dance

Bolshoi TheaterSpartacus (Spartak): Aram Khachaturian's ballet about a Roman gladiator who leads a slave revolt. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. October 17, 18, 19 and 20, at 7 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday The 17th

FESTIVAL DanceInversion: MT PICK 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. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Spartacus (Spartak): Aram Khachaturian's ballet about a Roman gladiator who leads a slave revolt. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Friday The 18th

NEW Beyond Brackets (Za Skobkami): Alexander Andriyashkin stages a dance comedy about school life. Moskva Ballet production. ZIL Cultural Center. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL DanceInversion: MT PICK Grupo Corpo (see Thurs. listing). Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

NEW La Bayadere (Bayaderka): a ballet by Minkus based on an old Indian legend about God's retribution for betrayed love. Choreography by Marius Petipa, redaction by Natalya Makarova. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Spartacus (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 19th

NEW Beyond Brackets (see Fri. listing). ZIL Cultural Center. 4 p.m.

NEW La Bayadere (see Fri. listing). Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

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

Spartacus (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Sunday The 20th

NEW Beyond Brackets (see Fri. listing). ZIL Cultural Center. 4 p.m.

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

Spartacus (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Monday The 21st

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

NEW La Bayadere (see Fri. listing). Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 22nd

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on a fairy tale about an enchanted princess, staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

NEW Tango Square (Tango-Kvadrat): Fyodor Pavlov-Andreyevich stages a contemporary dance piece based on Lyudmila Petrushevskaya's play based on Fassbinder's 1972 film "The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant." Choregraphy by Dina Khusein. Meyerhold Center. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 23rd

FESTIVAL DanceInversion: MT PICK Yo Gee Ti: Mourad Merzouki's poetic staging with ten French and Taiwanese dancers. Kafig Company (France) production. National Youth Theater. 7 p.m.

Don Quixote. Divertimento: Vyacheslav Gordeyev's one-act staging of a ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel. Vyacheslav Gordeyev Russian Ballet production. Kuzminki Cultural Center. 7 p.m.

NEW Tango Square (see Tues. listing). Meyerhold Center. 7 p.m.

The Rite of Spring and The Firebird (Vesna Svyashchennaya, Zhar-ptitsa): Stravinsky's one-act ballets staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Cafe Buto'h: Oleg Glushkov's contemporary dance staging. School of Dramatic Art. Oct. 24, 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL DanceInversion: MT PICK Yo Gee Ti (see Wed. listing). National Youth Theater. Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

Giselle: Yury Grigorovich's version of Adolphe Adam's ballet. Featuring Yekterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin (Oct. 24), Svetlana Zakharova and David Hallberg (Oct. 25), Anna Nikulina and Artyom Ovcharenko (Oct. 26). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Oct. 24, 25 and 26, 7 p.m.

La Sylphide: Pierre Lacotte's reconstruction, based on Filippo Taglioni's original choreography that was danced to music by Schneitzhoeffer and first performed in Paris in 1832 by Filippo's daughter Marie Taglioni. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Oct. 25, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL DanceInversion: MT PICK 2 One Another: Rafael Bonachela's fusion of dance, language, sound and light. Sydney Dance Company production. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Oct. 27 and 28, 7 p.m.

1.03. Surprised Body. Moscow: (1.03. Udivlyonnoye Telo. Moskva): a dance performance choreographed by Francesco Scavetta. Platforma at Winzavod. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

NEW Marco Spada: Choreographer and designer Pierre Lacotte stages a new version of Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber's ballet about big-hearted bandit Marco Spada and his daughter Angela. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Nov. 8, 9, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m., Nov. 10 at 6 p.m.