The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami premiers the ballet "Carmen." The ballet was originally choreographed by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso for the Prima Ballerina Absoluta Maya Plisetskaya of the Bolshoi Ballet Moscow. 8 p.m. March 28, 5 p.m. March 29. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.livenation.com or www.cubanclassicalballet.org.
Now in its sixth year, the Miami Dance Festival brings together several Miami-based ballet, flamenco and modern dance companies for a six-week celebration of the art. Participating companies include the Momentum Dance Company, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, The Dance Now! Ensemble, Iroko Afro-Cuban Dance Theater and Bollywood dancer Geeta Dias. Performers will dazzle audiences at such venues as the Colony Theater, Miami Beach Cinematheque, the Manuel Artime Theater and the Byron Carlyle Theatre. Ends May 9. Details: (305) 858-7002 or www.momentumdance.com.