Alice in Wonderland, a ballet rendition of the classic fairy tale will be performed at Ductac on January 19. Young ballerinas and male dancers of the 130 Ballet Centre will make a point with their pointes – all proceeds from the shows will be donated to Breast Friends, under Al Jalila Foundation’s cancer research arm. The choreography will combine classical ballet with tap and modern dance transport viewers to Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. Shows twice a day at 3pm and 6pm; tickets from Dh125 at ductac.org.
The 10-minute play competition Short+Sweet is happening at the The Arts Centre at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) on January 19 and 20. The theatre festival is a platform for local actors, writers, and directors to showcase their experimental work. You can catch performances of the competition’s top 10 plays on Friday and Saturday with an additional wildcard performance at 3pm on Saturday. Tickets from Dh105 at nyuad-artscenter.org.