dance Pikes Peak DanceSport Festival, Antler's Adams Mark Hotel, 4 South Cascade Ave. $15 youth $30 adults. A state competitive ballroom dance competition featuring a professional performance by Nicholas Kosovich and Elena Becheva.Sat., Sept. 6, 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. For more, call 473-1395.
Nutcracker Ballet Auditions, Fusion Pointe Dance Center, 2228 West Pikes Peak Ave. Seeking advanced dancers, and children six years old and up for November performances with the San Diego Ballet and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Sat., Sept. 6. Call 226-9130 for audition time.
miscellaneous Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Presented by the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration and the Pikes Peak Center. Sat., Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 520-show.
theater Rocky Mountain Flyer Melodrama, Butte Opera House, Cripple Creek. $13 adults, $6.50 kids. June 14 Aug. 31. Wed., Thurs., Sat., 2 and 8 p.m.; Fri. 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. For more, call 800/500-2513.
The Devious Dentist, or There's Gold in Them Thar Teeth, dinner theater event at Castaways, 103 Manitou Ave. Sat., $22-$33. 685-3700.
Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou. Hilarious comedy western melodrama and 20s style olio. Call 685-5104 for reservations.
theater announcements Acting Class, Fusion Point Dance Studio, 2228 W. Pikes Peak, $60. Focusing on cold readings and audition technique, four classes. Thurs. 6:30 9 p.m. Call 262-9078 for more information.