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DanceMenlo-Atherton Dance Team Show & Fundraiser
The 12th annual Menlo-Atherton High School Dance Team Show & Fundraiser will showcase the talents of both the varsity and junior varsity teams. Refreshments will be on sale. Tickets can be purchased from dancers, at the door or by email. Event proceeds will help pay for expenses for competitions, camps and uniforms. April 4, 6 p.m. $12 adult; $7 student. Menlo-Atherton High School, The Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton.
Dance'Honoring the Ghosts'
In this dance and poetry event that explores the power of art to heal trauma from war, Stanford professor Dr. Alex Nemerov will read Civil War poetry by Walt Whitman and Iraq War veteran Roman Baca will lead a performance of the New York-based dance company Exit 12. April 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford.
DanceWestern Ballet: 'Snow White'
Western Ballet will perform the world premiere of Director Alexi Zubiria's "Snow White" ballet, which draws from a compilation of Shostakovich ballet suites and original choreography. The show presents the classic fairy tale of a young maiden, a jealous queen and comical dwarves. April 24, 7 p.m.; April 25, 1 p.m. $25 adult; $20 child. Menlo-Atherton High School, The Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton.
DanceCarolina Lugo's & Carolé Acuña's Ballet Flamenco
On Mother's Day, Carolina Lugo and her daughter Carolé Acuña will lead a company of Flamenco musicians and dancers in a show full of footwork, clapping hands and song. May 10, 2 p.m. $21 adult; $16 children, student with ID (with two drink order minimum). Morocco's Restaurant, 873 Castro St., Mountain View.
DanceSocial ballroom dancing
Friday Night Dancers organizes ballroom dancing events each Friday and Saturday evening. Each event starts with a lesson, which is followed by general dancing. No experience or partner is necessary; dressy casual attire is preferred. Cover charge includes refreshments. Friday and Saturday, year-round, 8-11:45 p.m. $9. Cubberley Community Center Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.