Described as “one of the most influential people in dance today,” Monica Bill Barnes will make her Akron debut today with The Running Show. Presented by DANCECleveland in collaboration with the University of Akron Dance Program, the performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at EJ Thomas Hall. Choreographed by Barnes and written by Robbie Saenz de Viteri, The Running Show documents the life of a dancer through movement, interviews and stories. Barnes will perform on stage alongside local dancers, including the University of Akron Dance Program dancers. Tickets range from $25 to $35. Groups of five or more can call DANCECleveland at 216-991-9000 for more information about discounted group tickets.