The Bates Dance Festival presents comediennes Claire Porter and Sara Juli at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28, at Schaeffer Theatre, 329 College St., Lewiston. Juli, of Falmouth and Porter, of New Jersey, use an arsenal of stage techniques to effect a comedic upending of the everyday protocols, manners and laws that rule people’s daily lives. Their residency includes a show-and-tell lecture/demonstration on July 24, and Inside Dance Community Discussions on July 21 at YWCA of Central Maine and July 26 at The Public Theatre. Tickets are $20, general admission; $15, seniors; $12, students. Tickets and FMI: (Ian Douglas photo)