Theater & art

The Ticket: dance picks

Elizabeth Lippman for The Globe

DANCE FROM THE EXTRAORDINARY EVERYDAY After two decades leading community-integrated dance projects around the world, Peter DiMuro’s back in Boston serving as artistic director of the Dance Complex and exploring his unique choreographic vision. This showcase of Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion reflects the creative fruits of a Boston Center for the Arts residency. June 20-21, $12-$15. Calderwood Pavilion, Boston Center for the Arts. 617-933-8600, www.bostontheatre

HONG KONG BALLET To open its 2014 season, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival goes international with this acclaimed company, known for its stylistic diversity and technical precision. The intriguing program includes Nacho Duato’s male ensemble piece “Castrati,” Krzysztof Pastor’s “In Light and Shadow,” set to the music of J.S. Bach, and a trio by National Ballet of China resident choreographer Fei Bo. June 18-22, $39-$69. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket. 413-243-0745,

AS I REMEMBER IT The exquisite Carmen de Lavallade (above) made her Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival debut in 1953. She returns, 61 years later, with an exclusive engagement, the world premiere of a solo show fusing movement and storytelling that chronicles her remarkable decade-spanning career as a dancer, choreographer, and actress across a range of styles and media. June 20-22, $22-$38. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket. 413-243-0745,


AUTO MOBILE BODY WORKS In this “Dancing in the Streets” presentation, choreographer Stefanie Weber asks us to take a walk on the wild side to four locations as she and Creatures of Habitat Physical Poetry Performance Project use dance, music, and video projection to create a kind of moving dream through paved urban settings. The journey starts at Veterans Memorial Rink Alley (570 Somerville Ave., Somerville). June 20, 8:30 p.m., Free. 617-625-6600, ext. 2985. www.somervillearts

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