There’s a lot of dance going on this month as Ballet Idaho, Idaho Dance Theatre and Artbent Productions perform spring concerts.
▪ Ballet Idaho’s choreography series NewDance Up Close features a preview of choreographer Daniel Ojeda’s work he is preparing for Treefort Music Fest. You’ll also see work from Sayoko Knode, Lydia Sakolsky-Basquill, Phyllis Rothwell Affrunti and Nathan Powell.
8 p.m. Thursday, March 16, and Friday, March 17; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18; 4 p.m. Sunday, March 19, Esther Performing Arts Academy Annex, 501 S. 8th St., Boise. $20 and $25. 343-0556, BalletIdaho.org.
▪ Artbent Productions — a new collaborative venture between Off Center Dance’s Katie Ponozzo, cellist Kyla Davidson and visual and performance artist Kristin Hill — presents “Chiaroscuro.” It’s an multimedia performance piece that is more of an experience, less like a show, and it allows you to enter and exit at your pace during the event.