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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

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Get swept away by Daniel Ezralow's dance spectacle Pearl at Lincoln Center

Daniel Ezralow's dance-theater extravaganza about the great writer Pearl S. Buck is literally awash in images

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The best dance shows this fall in NYC

A glut of wonderful shows forces us to make tough choices for this fall season’s best dance picks in New York

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Stunning sunset images from the Battery Dance Festival

Five companies danced the night away in front of the Statue of Liberty

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Noche Flamenca: Antigona

Martín Santangelo and Soledad Barrio give an Ancient Greek tragedy sensational new moves

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Critics’ picks: Dance

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Satellite Collective

The interdisciplinary collective presents seven premieres, including Esme Boyce and Lora Robertson's cinema-infused dance work A Pair of Ideal Landscapes and a multimedia dance piece Walls Are Here To Fall.

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Open Performance

One of New York's crucial R&D dance events, Movement Research's series of work-in-progress and experimental showings is centered around audience discussion and creating new models of feedback and support. Alex Escalante moderates September 8 for an evening including work by Li Cata, Talli Jackson and Hiram Pines; Ursula Eagly moderates September 15 for a program with Krissy and the Works, Lone King and LoudHoundMovement; Lily Gold hosts September 22 with performers Rachel Germond, Hazuki Homma and Suzan Polat; and Hadar Ahuvia moderates September 29 when the bill includes Ashley Robicheaux, Shelby Brage and Sally Rhoades.

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koosil-ja: I am capitalism

The avant-garde choreographer koosil-ja works with sound and video artist Geoff Matters to examine (and root out) the ways capitalist systems are embedded in the body itself.

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Things to do

Harlem Meer Performance Festival

Fill the dog days of summer with jazz, blues and Latin jams at this weekly lakeside performance series. Bring a blanket and picnic lunch to enjoy while you listen to Cuban charanga and salsa band Típica 73.

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Exclusive: Watch a behind-the-scenes video from Broadway's An American in Paris

The most exciting new offering for dance fans has been An American in Paris

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Leanne Cope trades in the Royal Ballet for Broadway

The ballerina stars in An American in Paris, directed by Christopher Wheeldon

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Rashaun Mitchell goes the distance in his new dance

The choreographer and former Merce Cunningham dancer unveils Light Years at New York Live Arts

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Eran Bugge weighs in on the new season of Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance

Paul Taylor calls her “my bug.” For the rest of us, Eran Bugge is a strong, sumptuous dancer who has transformed from an ingenue into a performer of radiant depth during her time as a member of Taylor’s company.

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Dance in pictures

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See the spectacle that is David Byrne’s Contemporary Color

David Byrne assembled color guard teams for this epic spectacular

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Check out our photos of contemporary performance Exodus at Alvin Ailey

Hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris premieres his new work at Alvin Ailey Dance Company

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Get swept away with our sneak peek of Judith Jamison's A Case of You

Take a look at Jamison's ecstatically sensual duet, now on stage in the Alvin Ailey Dance Company season

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See photos of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s new lineup

The renowned company brings its signature style back to Lincoln Center with their new season

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Check out shots of the Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris presents his company in a spectacular season at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

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Check out shots of Dance Cartel at NYLA

Ani Taj and the Dance Cartel present an in-progress showing of Wet Clutch

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