Miami City Ballet

Miami City Ballet

George Balanchine isn’t new to Lincoln Center, but he is when danced by the Miami City Ballet, which makes its debut there this week. The company presents Balanchine’s “Bourrée Fantasque” and “Serenade” as well as Twyla Tharp’s “Sweet Fields... 

Paul Taylors American Modern Dance Company

Paul Taylors American Modern Dance Company

The company’s three-week spring season offers 14 works from Mr. Taylor’s six-decade career plus two new creations: “Dilly Dilly” (premiering Tuesday) and “Sullivaniana” (premiering Wednesday)... 

Guangdong Song and Dance Ensemble

Guangdong Song and Dance Ensemble

This company from China makes its American debut with “Dragon Boat Racing,” a glossy production that recounts the origins of a popular Cantonese musical composition. That tale is also a dramatic love story, expressed in part through large-scale, unison dance numbers that draw from ballet and traditional Chinese forms. 

Written on Skin

Written on Skin

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, writing in The New York Times, has described George Benjamin’s “Written on Skin” as “a psychologically gripping, emotionally heart-pounding and viscerally satisfying drama that throws up moral questions that linger long after its 90-minute run... 

Pearl

Pearl

Daniel Ezralow choreographs and directs this dance-play about the writer Pearl S. Buck, best known for her novel “The Good Earth,” which won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes. Dancers of different ages embody chapters of the protagonist’s life, from her childhood as the daughter of missionaries in China, to her work as a women’s rights activist. 

The Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet

This crown jewel of British ballet was last seen in New York more than a decade ago. For its much-anticipated return, presented offsite by the Joyce Theater, the company brings two programs to Lincoln Center, beginning with a classic double bill: Frederick Ashton’s “The Dream,” based on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and Kenneth MacMillan’s “Song of the Earth,” named for its mournful Mahler score (Wednesday through Friday)... 

The Lord of the Rings in Concert

The Lord of the Rings in Concert

Howard Shore’s score for this blockbuster film trilogy gets the live symphonic treatment at Lincoln Center. A full orchestra and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus will perform while the movies are screened, through April 12. 

Paul Taylors American Modern Dance

Paul Taylors American Modern Dance

It’s never too late to reinvent yourself: After 60 years as the Paul Taylor Dance Company, the group returns this year as Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance, a more inclusive moniker reflecting the addition of outside choreographers... 

Hong Kong Dance Company

Hong Kong Dance Company

Known for its large-scale productions, this troupe returns to the David H. Koch Theater with the United States premiere of “The Legend of Mulan.” Directed by Yang Yuntao with an extensive creative team, the show is billed as “an inspiring re-telling” of the ancient folktale about a humble and heroic peasant girl... 

Shen Yun Performing Arts

Shen Yun Performing Arts

This lavish survey of Chinese culture returns to Lincoln Center with an array of musicians, acrobats and dancers consolidating and interpreting 5,000 years worth of tradition and history. 

Mikhailovsky Ballet

Mikhailovsky Ballet

Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev were the golden couple of the Bolshoi until they defected to this St. Petersburg troupe in 2011 in search of more artistic freedom. They join the Mikhailovsky in its United States debut at Lincoln Center with a caravan of classics and some newer works... 

National Ballet of Canada: Alices Adventures in Wonderland

National Ballet of Canada: Alices Adventures in Wonderland

There are many ways of falling down the rabbit hole, and Christopher Wheeldon, along with his creative team, has devised an extravagant one. Since its 2011 premiere in London, his “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” has earned a reputation for its scintillating design, special effects and choreographic surprises... 

Bolshoi Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet

For its much-anticipated return to the Lincoln Center Festival, where it last performed in 2000, the Bolshoi Ballet brings three full-length productions, beginning with Yuri Grigorovich’s “Swan Lake... 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

In what is becoming a summer tradition, this beloved troupe returns to Lincoln Center with four programs of new and classic repertory. Highlights include the company premiere of “Awassa Astrige/Ostrich” (1932) by Asadata Dafora, who was born in Sierra Leone and one of the first artists to bring West African dance to the Western concert stage... 

New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet

City Ballet is delving into its spring season with a celebration of new growth in ballet. The first few nights feature three different but equally enticing programs of 21st-century choreographers, including Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky, Benjamin Millepied, William Forsythe and Christopher Wheeldon... 

Ballet Preljocaj

Ballet Preljocaj

Two years ago, Hollywood resurrected “Snow White” with a pair of competing films. Maybe they were inspired by the  French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s slinky 2008 version of the original Grimm’s fairy tale...