D.C. has few dance options during the summer months, which is why it’s a triple bummer that three performances worth paying attention to fall during the same week. At the Lansburgh Theatre, a coalition of mostly local musicians and dancers are pooling their resources to present five days of concerts. The second annual Chamber Dance Project season is the brainchild of choreographer Diane Coburn Bruning, who has very practically paired military musicians gigging on the side with Washington Ballet dancers who are off for the summer. Thursday’s program features the world premiere of Wild Swans by choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie, inspired by the Edna St. Vincent Millay poem of the same title. Moultrie has received commissions from Beyoncé, director Diane Paulus, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem, so it’s hard to guess exactly how he’ll choreograph a dance for swans, but given the jazzy Latin score, it probably won’t involve birds drowning in an enchanted lake. Other ballets on the program are set to classic works of chamber music, including Prokofiev’s “Sonata for Two Violins” and Samuel Barber’s “Adagio.” Chamber Dance Project performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th St. NW. $18–$70. (202) 499-2297. chamberdance.org.