Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov will make his theatrical debut in February in a pre-Broadway production of "Metamorphosis" at Duke University.

The Franz Kafka story about a man who turns into an insect was adapted and directed by Steven Berkoff. Performances will be held Feb. 3-25 in Reynolds Industries Theater at the university, said Ron Kumin, Duke's drama administrative director.The 26-performance schedule includes a $125-per-seat gala performance on Feb. 4.