Mark Morris, Michelle Dorrance and Kyle Abraham are among the choreographers who will create new works for the series of affordable performances.
A ballet by Matthew Bourne, a gala production of “Brigadoon” and the 25th anniversary of Encores! are among the highlights.
This festival’s opening night included a premiere by Elizabeth Streb and a charismatic performance by the flamenco dancer Farruquito.
The annual festival at New York City Center runs from Sept. 26 through Oct. 8 and features 20 works.