Get the story behind the dancer with Cédric Andrieux, featuring Jerome Bel. Audiences will be guided through the life of the infamous French dancer, from his training to his time dancing with Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The production integrates spoken word with, what else, dance (Joyce Theater, Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m., $10-$59).
Off the Wall: Part 1-Whitney Museum of American Art, Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., $18).
Sans-titre with Faustin Linyekula explores connection through dance (Dance Theater Workshop, Thursday,$20).
Dance performances against the backdrop of the Hudson at “Summer on the Hudson” (Friday, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 3 p.m., 5 p.m.).