A special partnership between Dance/MetroDC, Washington Performing Arts Society and the Shakespeare Theatre Company, the popular Velocity DC Dance Festival returns for a third year and expands to four days of world-class dance, performed in three programs. Among the companies featured are Daniel Burkholder/The PlayGround, Coyaba Dance Theater, Flamenco Aparicio, Jane Franklin Dance, Next Reflex Dance Collective, Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh, EDGEWORKS and The Washington Ballet. Thursday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. Also Saturday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. Sidney Harman Hall, Harman Center for the Arts, 610 F St. NW. Tickets are $18. Call 202-778-1190 or visit velocitydc.org.
Pictured: The Washington Ballet in Edwaard Liang's Wunderland. Photo by Carol Pratt.