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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC


Critics’ picks: Dance

Xavier Le Roy

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The 2014 Crossing the Line Festival celebrates the career of the always-intriguing French choreographer in Retrospective.

  1. MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th Ave
  2. Thu Nov 27 - Mon Dec 1
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Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2014

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The holiday season is back, and with it, the Rockettes in the Christmas Spectacular, which features the transcendent "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers," choreographed by Russell Markert with costumes by

  1. Radio City Music Hall 1260 Sixth Ave, at 50th St
  2. Tue Nov 25 - Wed Dec 31
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"Dance & Fashion"

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  • Free

The Museum of FIT explores the reciprocal influence of dance and fashion in a new exhibition.

  1. The Museum at FIT Seventh Ave, at 27th St
  2. Thu Oct 9
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Movement Research at the Judson Church

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  • Free

Judson Mondays are here again. Pop by for a free evening of movement experimentation, curated by Neal Beasley, Bradley Ellis, devynn emory, Malcolm Low and Molly Poerstel.

  1. Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Sq South, at Thompson St, 10012
  2. Mon Dec 8 - Mon Feb 9
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Dance in pictures

Mikhailovsky Ballet [slide show]

The Mikhailovsky Ballet opened its season with Giselle, ou Les Wilis and continues with The Flames of Paris, a mixed Russian program and Don Quixote.

Batsheva Dance Company [slide show]

Batsheva Dance Company returns to the Brooklyn Academy of Music with Ohad Naharin's spellbinding Sadeh21.

Sally Silvers [slide show]

Sally Silvers presents Actual Size—inspired by the films of Alfred Hitchcock—at Roulette.

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch [slide show]

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch returns to the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House with the choreographer's stellar 1978 work Kontakthof.

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Top dance stories

The new Romeos

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NYCB introduces two new heartthrobs: Zachary Catazaro and Taylor Stanley.

Pam Tanowitz

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What do Ashley Tuttle, Morton Feldman and the FLUX Quartet add up to? The Blue Ballet.

Elizabeth Streb

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Before she conquers the Olympics, the hardware junkie takes over the Park Avenue Armory.

Christopher Wheeldon

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The choreographer is back at New York City Ballet for a triple bill.


New York's best: Dance

Joyce Theater

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

  1. 175 Eighth Ave, (at 19th St)
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Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery

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  • Critics choice

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

  1. 131 E 10th St, (at Second Ave)
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The Kitchen

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  • Free

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

  1. 512 W 19th St, (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves)
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New York City Center

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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).

  1. 131 W 55th St, (between Sixth and Seventh Aves)
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