The following is a list of dance performances:

Ballet South

Student ensemble directed by Russell Sultzbach, affiliated with the School of Performing Arts in Fern Park. Information and tickets: balletsouth.com or 407-831-1770.

The Nutcracker: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4; 2 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5; Valencia Community College Performing Arts Center, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando; $15. Also: Nutcracker brunch: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 4 and 5; price TBA.

Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m. April 1 and 2; Trinity Preparatory School Auditorium, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park; $10.

Central Florida Ballet

Professional and student dancers under direction of Vasile Petrutiu and Heather Sanders, affiliated with the Ballet Academy of Central Florida in Orlando. Information and tickets: centralfloridaballet.com or 407-849-9948.

The Nutcracker, professional production with guest artist Sascha Radetsky of American Ballet Theatre as the Cavalier: 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 18, 2 p.m. Dec. 19; Linda Chapin Auditorium, Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Orlando; $14-$52.

The company's Children's Ballet Series features three programs tailored for young audiences at the Ballet Academy studio-theater, 4525 Vineland Road, Suite 204, Orlando. Series price is $18; individual performances $8:

The Children's Nutcracker, ballet plus narration: 2 and 4 p.m. Nov. 21.

The Fantastic Toy Shop, ballet in which toys come to life: 2 p.m. March 6.

The Ugly Duckling, ballet exploring themes of self-acceptance: 2 p.m. April 24.

Daytona Beach Community College

Performances will be at the DBCC Theater Center, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Information and tickets: 386-506-3042.

Fall Preview Dance Concert, student and faculty works as well as dancers from the local community: 1 p.m. Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20; free.

Dancescapes '05, the DBCC Dance Ensemble directed by Kevin Veiga: 1 p.m. March 31; free. Also, 7:30 p.m. April 1 and 2; $5.

King Center for the Performing Arts

The center is on the Melbourne campus of Brevard Community College, 3865 N. Wickham Road. Information and tickets: 321-242-2219.

Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance, Irish dance: 7 p.m. Oct. 24; $30-$50.