Charlotte native and dance choreographer Justin Mann brings his latest dance showcase, Breaking Silence — a modern day love story about a young couple facing the joys and strains of dealing with matters of the heart — to the stage of Knight Theater for a debut and one-night-only performance. "Movement, music and passion" are described as three of the key elements used to explore the gambles taken when falling in love. Thirty cast members will display their skilled dance moves during the set. $25.50-$29.50. 8 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.