39TH ANNUAL UNITED STATES DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS
September 8-12 More than 700 male and female ballroom dancers from 30 countries will compete in the 5-day event. Dance sessions begin at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Individual session tickets $20-$70. Loews Royal Pacific Resort, 6300 Hollywood Way, Universal Orlando. 407 503-3000. usdsc.com
CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE
September 11-13 Nao Dance Collective explores the classic battle between good and evil, taking audiences on a thought-provoking journey through the seven deadly sins. Improvisational dance and honest emotion come together in this character study. Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. $18-$22. The Osceola Center for the Arts, 2411 E. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee. 407-695-8366. thecenterfordance.org
September 20 Flamenco del Sol student and professional dance companies present “Fuego Flamenco,” passionate flamenco rhythms with traditional and classical Spanish dances, all in authentic, elaborate costumes. 7 p.m. $15. Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 203 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford. 407-321-8111.