KALEIDOSCOPE Boston Ballet’s lively repertory program focuses on work by 20th-century masters, from Balanchine’s neoclassic “Kammermusik No. 2” to William Forsythe’s edgy, virtuosic “The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude.” The concert also includes Leonid Yacobson’s lyrical gem “Pas de Quatre” and Léonide Massine’s exuberant “Gaîté Parisienne.” Through March 26. $35- $149. Boston Opera House. 617-695-6955, www.bostonballet.org
TRAJAL HARRELL This Bessie Award-winning choreographer returns to the Institute of Contemporary Art for the next “size” of his gender-bending series, “Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church (L)” (the “L” is for “large”). This one, “Antigone Sr.,” is an all-male dance/theater version of Sophocles’s tragic drama. March 25-26. $15-$30. ICA. 617-478-3103, www.icaboston.org
NIC GAREISS Fleet of foot and buoyant of spirit, this remarkable step dancer takes percussive movement into some very expressive and inventive realms. For this special presentation, he is joined by banjo player Allison de Groot and fiddler Jack Devereux. March 22. $16-$20. Dance Hall, Kittery, Maine. 207-703-2083, www.thedancehallkittery.orgRebecca Ostriker can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @GlobeOstriker.