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Critics’ picks: Dance

Savion Glover

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The king of tap returns to the Joyce with the new show OM, featuring Marshall Davis Jr., Mari Fujibayashi, Keitaro Hosokawa and Olivia Rosenkrantz.

  1. Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Ave, at 19th St
  2. Thu Jul 10 - Sat Jul 12
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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas

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As part of the Lincoln Center Festival, De Keersmaeker's Belgium-based company revisits four early, iconic works.

  1. Gerald W. Lynch Theater (at John Jay College) 899 Tenth Ave, between 58th and 59th Sts
  2. Fri Jul 11 - Wed Jul 16
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Bolshoi Ballet

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The glorious Bolshoi Ballet makes a six-day New York appearance as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.

  1. David H. Koch Theater (at Lincoln Center) 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 63rd St
  2. Tue Jul 15 - Sun Jul 27
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Pilobolus

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The company returns to the Joyce for its annual season.

  1. Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Ave, at 19th St
  2. Tue Jul 15 - Sun Aug 10
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Dance in pictures

Savion Glover [slide show]

Tap virtuoso Savion Glover takes the genre in a new direction in OM.

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet [slide show]

New artistic director Alexandra Damiani and associate choreographer Crystal Pite showcase the company in three programs.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater [slide show]

Artistic director Robert Battle continues to introduce works to the company repertoire.

Justin Peck [slide show]

As part of the Works & Process series, Justin Peck talks about his newest work for New York City Ballet, a second collaboration with composer Sufjan Stevens. 

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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. Of the 472 seats at the Joyce, there’s not a single bad one. Companies and choreographers who present work here, including Ballet

  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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This gorgeous, high-ceilinged sanctuary for downtown dance is at its most sublime when the music is live. The work of choreographers who take on the four-sided performance space ranges from pure

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

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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). City Center’s lavish decor is golden, as

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