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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

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Moriah Evans: "I believe in dance"

Renowned choreographer Moriah Evans talks about her new intricately ensemble dance

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Beautiful photos of Jack Ferver at Abrons

The dancer explores the life and art of Fred Herko in Night Light Bright Light

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Xander Parish finds his groove

Xander Parish lands on his feet in St. Petersburg as the first British member of the Mariinsky Ballet

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Keith Hennessy interview

In Bear/Skin, choreographer Keith Hennessy takes on paganism and The Rite of Spring

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Rude World at Coil 2015

As part of Coil 2015, Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith premiere the third duet of their triptych

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Critics’ picks: Dance

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New York City Ballet Winter 2015

With the New Year comes new opportunities to delight in masterworks like George Balanchine's timeless Serenade and La Valse and his two-act comedic story ballet Harlequinade. The season also includes Jerome Robbins's The Goldberg Variations and The Cage.

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43rd Dance on Camera

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association bring back their annual festival. Opening night showcases Girlchild Diary, a behind-the-scenes look at Meredith Monk as she revisits her seminal work, Education of a Girlchild. 

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Robyn Orlin and Compagnie Jant-Bi

The South African choreographer sets a new work, At the same time we were pointing a finger at you, we realized we were pointing three at ourselves..., on the Senegalese all-male troupe Jant-Bi. 

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Daniel Léveillé Danse

As part of Travelogues, Abrons's new dance series curated by Laurie Uprichard, the Montreal-based company performs Solitudes Solo.

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New York's best: Dance

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Joyce Theater

The intimate space, once a cinema, is a fine setting for dance.

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Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery

This gorgeous, high-ceilinged sanctuary for downtown dance is at its most sublime when the music is live.

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The Kitchen

Best known as an avant-garde theater space, the Kitchen also offers experimental dance by inventive, often provocative artists.

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New York City Center

Before Lincoln Center changed the cultural geography of New York, this was the home of the New York City Ballet (originally known as the Ballet Society).

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Top dance stories

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Mikhail Messerer on the Mikhailovsky Ballet

The Mikhailovsky Ballet makes its New York debut

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Gisèle Vienne brings Kindertotenlieder to New York Live Arts

The French-Austrian choreographer brings the uncanny to life in her spooky Kindertotenlieder

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Joseph Gorak talks about his journey to American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre's sparkling new soloist speaks out

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Choreographer Dean Moss talks about his new work, johnbrown

Dean Moss explores radicalism in his latest dance, inspired by the legacy of a 19th-century white abolitionist

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Dance in pictures

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Miguel Gutierrez premieres a new work (slide show)

Miguel Gutierrez brightens up the American Realness festival with the second part of his series, subtitled Asian Beauty @ the Werq Meeting or the Choreographer & Her Muse or &:@&.

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Jack Ferver at Abrons (slide show)

Jack Ferver explores the life and art of Fred Herko in Night Light Bright Light, performed by Reid Bartelme and himself.

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Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc. [slide show]

The theatrical company shows off its comedic flair in the new work Hapless Bizarre, and blends Shakespeare, José Limón and motown in Elkins's Mo(or)town/Redux. 

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [slide show]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its female dancers—including Linda Celeste Sims—as part of its December season at New York City Center. 

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo [slide show]

The glorious all-male company performs its comic renditions of classical ballets and more. 

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Gelsey Kirkland Ballet [slide show]

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, which emphasizes dramatic interpretation, offers its opulent version of The Nutcracker.

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