While the Nikolais Dance Theater continues its week-long run at Lisner Auditorium through Sunday afternoon, a slew of other events adds up to another lively dance weekend. The lineup:
The American Contemporary Ballet Company presents its version of "Coppelia," at 10:30 a.m. today, and again at 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, in the Hallem Theater on the Prince George's Community College campus in Largo, Md. For information, call 736-6533. . . . the Dance Exchange starts its new spring concert series with performances tonight through Sunday evening at 8 p.m. (also 10 p.m. Friday) at Epiphany Church, 13th and G Streets, NW; call 797-7029. . . . the Maryland Ballet appears at Baltimore's Lyric Theater Friday night at 8:15 p.m.; call 301 - 366-5800.
Val Deakin's "Touch and Go" will be a highlight of the Arlington Dance Theater's performances Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m., at Thomas Jefferson Community Theater in Arlington; call 558-2974. . . the Dance Consortium of the Capitol Hill Arts Wordshop presents "An Evening of Dance and Poetry" with Ann Darr and Beth Burkhardt Friday, 8:30 p.m., at the Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church; call 544-9028. . . . a "Freedom Here and Now Ritual" by Joseph Kennedy Jr., involving dance, theater and music, will be staged at the Washington Project for the Arts Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; call 347-8304.
The Gus Giordano Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tawes Theater, University of Maryland; call 301 - 778-2800. . . . the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company performs at Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School; call 593-8640. . . . an informal Choreographer's Showcase will take place at the Washington Project for the Arts Sunday at 8 p.m.; call 347-8304.