The Miami City Ballet performs "Coppélia," an 1870s Parisian dance telling of Franz, who loves Swanilda; except when he has eyes for Coppélia, who turns out to be a mechanical doll. 8 p.m. Additional performances through April 1. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $19-$169. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Dance NOW! directors Diego Salterini and Hannah Baumgarten present the murder mystery ballet "Six Characters" for their spring concert. Performed with live music and original score from Miami Guitar Trio Director Federico Bonacossa, this theatrical ballet based on the famous Modernist play by Italian Luigi Pirandello. The libretto is presented in non-chronological order, challenging the audience to piece together the story while trying to figure out who is the real villain. 8 p.m. 3 p.m. April 1. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $15 students and seniors. $30 advance sales, $35 day of. Details: (800) 745-3000 or www.dancenowmiami.org.