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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Dance

TSEKHThe Tsekh dance festival continues. “Ahead,” choreographed and directed by Jan Pusch, explores what might go on in our mental control center during the complex and never-ending process of decision-making. ZIL Cultural Center. Thursday. 8 p.m.

Thursday, December 13th

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): Yury Grigorovich applies psychology to his revival of Tchaikovsky's ballet. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Festival TSEKH: Ahead: An exploration of what might go on in our mental control center during the complex and never-ending process of decision-making. Choreographed and directed by Jan Pusch for Staatstheater Tanz Braunschweig (Germany). ZIL Cultural Center. 8 p.m.

Friday, December 14th

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

Don Quixote: a ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a country gentleman who sets out to right the world's wrongs. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Fuego!: flamenco dance show from Spain. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Festival TSEKH: The Storm (Groza): Austrian choreographer Chris Hering's staging based on Alexander Ostrovsky's play for the Dialogue Dance Company (Kostroma). Aktovy Zal. 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 15th

Festival TSEKH: The Tree of a Service Record (Drevo Stazha): The process of applying for a state pension performed by Iguana Dance Theater (St. Petersburg) choreographers and dancers Mikhail Ivanov and Nina Gasteva. Also in program is Tatyana Gordeyeva and Alexander Montlevich's staging of "Little Zaches." Aktovy Zal. 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 16th

Festival TSEKH: Under Construction: a contemporary dance staging by German choreographer Zufit Simon for the Panther Chamber Dance Theater (Kazan). Also in program is Anna Shchekleina and Alexander Frolov's "Chocolate," a duet about love. Aktovy Zal. 4 p.m.

Monday, December 17th

New 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. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, December 18th

Radio and Juliet: Edward Clug's ballet to music by Radiohead. Ballet Maribor Production (Slovenia). Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

New First Flash (Pervaya Vspyshka): Jorma Elo's ultra-modern dance piece to Sibelius' music, staged by Christophe Dozzi. "Sleepless" (Bessonnitsa): Jiri Kylian's work for six dancers with Dirk Haubrich's new music based on Mozart's Adagio in C minor. "Sechs Tanze. Petit Mort" (Shest Tantsev. Malenkaya Smert): two of Jiri Kylian's dance pieces to Mozart's music. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Dec. 21 and 22, 7 p.m.

New Moidodyr: Yefrem Podgaits' ballet based on Kornei Chukovsky's poem for kids about a little boy who didn't like to wash up and a monstrous commander-in-chief of washstands. Choreographed and staged by Yury Smekalov. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Dec. 21, 23 and Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., Dec. 22 at noon and 7 p.m., Jan. 10 at noon.

Festival Russian Winter: Igor Moiseyev Folk Dance Ensemble in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. Dec. 22, 7 p.m.

The Snow Maiden (Snegurochka): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on Alexander Ostrovsky's tale of love. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Dec. 24 and 28, 7 p.m.