Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty — 7:30 tonight and Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, PlayhouseSquare Palace Theatre, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. . $10-$75. 216-241-6000.
Verb Ballets — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. Fresh Inventions will premiere new works choreographed by company dancers Stephen James, Stephanie Krise, Brian Murphy and Or Sagi-Woodson. Also, featured on the program is the premiere of a new collaborative work, Warrior Project: Inspiration, between Verb Ballets and the Inspired Veterans Action Campaign (IVAC) funded by the Ohio Arts Council. $20 or $25, $10 students and veterans. 216-932-6838 or www.dobama.org.
Canton Ballet Presents Director’s Choice — 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave., N. Director’s Choice will feature new works by out of town guest choreographers and its own artistic staff, including choreographer in residence Angelo Lemmo. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call 330-455-7220.