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On our dance card

By JOHN FLEMING
Published November 5, 2006


Here are this season's major local dance offerings:

Nov. 21-22, Nutcracker, St. Petersburg Ballet Company, Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg

Nov. 24, Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa

Dec. 8, Nutcracker, Guilfoil Ballet, Palladium Theater

Dec. 8-10, Nutcracker, Miami City Ballet, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Dec. 8-9, Nutcracker, Moscow Ballet, Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg

Dec. 21-23, Nutcracker, Orlando Ballet, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

Dec. 22-23, Chocolate Nutcracker, Mahaffey Theater

Jan. 6, Cinderella, State Ballet Theatre of Russia, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

Jan. 19-20, Rhythm Festival, Rhythm in Motion, University of South Florida, Tampa

Jan. 23, Dancing With the Stars - the Tour, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

Jan. 25, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ruth Eckerd Hall

Jan. 26, Momentum Dance Company, Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center

Jan. 26-27, "DECAdance," Moving Current, University of South Florida

Feb. 1, Lunar Sea, Momix, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

Feb. 4, Maria de Buenos Aires, Tango Pasion, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

Feb. 17, "Dreams: Celebration of Black History and Culture," Florida Dance Theatre, Polk Theatre, Lakeland

Feb. 19, Hubbard Street Dance, Van Wezel Hall, Sarasota

Feb. 22, "Color-ography: The Jacob Lawrence Project," Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Ruth Eckerd Hall

Feb. 23, Jean Paul Samputu and the Ingeli Troupe of Rwanda, Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center

Feb. 27, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Ruth Eckerd Hall

March 2, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Mahaffey Theater

March 9, "Innovation Dance II," Florida Dance Theatre, Polk Theatre, Lakeland

March 30-31, Fuzion Dance, Historic Asolo Theatre, Sarasota

April 7, Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Ruth Eckerd Hall

April 9, Romeo and Juliet, Russian National Ballet, Van Wezel Hall

April 18, Don Quixote, Russian National Ballet, Ruth Eckerd Hall

May 4, "Break! The Urban Funk Spectacular," Ruth Eckerd Hall

May 4-5, Swan Lake, Orlando Ballet, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

May 18-19, "New Grounds," Moving Current, University of South Florida