, featuring artist Heather Labonté, takes a wide look at different types of relationships, including romantic, parent-child and friendship, through that variety of dance styles. “It’s about the different relationships in our lives and the way that those impact us and how we struggle or succeed getting through those moments,” says Anne Caruthers, president and creative director. She promises a wide range of emotional content, everything from “make-you-laugh” to “grab-your-heart-and-twist-it-around,” such as a two-part work on Alzheimer’s disease about a person struggling with sense of self and shifts in a sibling relationship.
8 p.m. July 8. The MATCH, 3400 Main. For information, call 713-521-4533 or visit dfth.org
. $20 to $25.
What the world needs now is dance, specifically Dance From the Heart. The Houston-based company specializes in belly dance — fused with ballet, modern and other cultural-based forms — to show humanity’s common ground. The company’s new mixed-repertoire program,