It's like the recession with lifts! Chris Elam's envelope-pushing Misnomer Dance Company will comment on the imploding economy with a performance webcast live from a Wall Street bank vault (yep), located right next door to the NY Stock Exchange. 5:30PM, www.misnomer.org/vault
He just had to dance, people. Is that so wrong? You all know the story of Billy Elliott, the plié-ing outcast who became a star. Watch the wee bairn soar in this award-winning musical with music by Elton John at the Imperial Theater, 2 and 8PM.
Make like Peggy Sue and twist the night away at the first-ever Sadie Hawkins Dance Spectacular at Touch Nightclub. Yes, there will be poodle skirts and saddle shoes. And it all benefits art for the Women's Project. 9PM.
Contemporary dance outfit Movement Research is performing its own response to UNESCO's call for World Dance Day as part of the Spring Dance Festival, and it's "all-inclusive." Smells like audience participation! Fred Torres Collaborations in Chelsea, 6-9PM.