Catch Miles Copeland’s Bellydance Superstars in a captivating and vibrant new show titled The Art of Bellydance at Balboa Theatre on February 8. The troupe brings this ancient art of Middle Eastern culture into the modern world with a spectacular performance highlighting a wide variety of bellydance styles, including fusions painting bellydance, with new choreography and elaborate costumes. As the world’s only full-time, professional bellydance troupe comprised of America’s best-known bellydancers, the performers have wowed over 100 million fans around the world with their fascinating live performances. (858/570–1100, www.sandiegotheatres.org)  RINA VAN ORDEN