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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet

NYCB returns to Lincoln Center with collections of dances by George Balanchine and much more

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The best dance shows in NYC this month
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The best dance shows in NYC this month

Your best bets for current and upcoming shows

The 15 best dance movies of all time
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The 15 best dance movies of all time

You don’t need to leave your couch to kick up your heels, check out our list of the best dance movies

What it’s like to be a late-night dancer in NYC
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What it’s like to be a late-night dancer in NYC

Burn the midnight oil with four of the hardest-working (and twerking) after-hours dancers

Tap-dance star Michelle Dorrance tells us what makes her click
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Tap-dance star Michelle Dorrance tells us what makes her click

The innovative dancer-choreographer taps into the power of blues music

Critics’ picks: Dance

BalletNext

BalletNext

Michele Wiles and her classical-fusion troupe return

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions hits the Joyce with dances set to Bach and Bowie

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Gibney Dance Company: Work Up 5.0

Gibney Dance Company: Work Up 5.0

Gibney Dance presents the fifth annual edition of its performance series dedicated to emerging artists

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Harkness Dance Festival

Harkness Dance Festival

92Y marks the centenary of dance innovator Merce Cunningham with a month of performances and exhibits

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Sleep No More

Sleep No More

A multitude of searing sights await at this dazzling and uncanny dance-theater installation

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
4 out of 5 stars
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New York City Ballet Winter 2019

New York City Ballet Winter 2019

NYCB returns to Lincoln Center with collections of dances by George Balanchine and much more

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Dance classes and studios

The best dance classes NYC has to offer
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The best dance classes NYC has to offer

Get moving and grooving whatever your skill level with these dance classes

The best hip-hop dance classes in NYC
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The best hip-hop dance classes in NYC

Transform into a backup dancer at these hip-hop dance classes in NYC

The best swing dancing classes in NYC
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The best swing dancing classes in NYC

Lindy Hop your way to these swing dancing classes, and you’ll be a pro at the jitterbug

The best salsa dancing classes in NYC
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The best salsa dancing classes in NYC

Master shimmies and body rolls in no time

The best ballroom dancing classes in NYC
Things to do

The best ballroom dancing classes in NYC

Ballroom dancing isn’t just for period pieces or grandmas!

The best dance studios in NYC
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The best dance studios in NYC

Every New Yorker—man or woman, old or young—should visit dance studios in NYC at least once in their lives

Dance stories and pictures

Take a look at Jaamil Olawale Kosoko's daring #negrophobia
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Take a look at Jaamil Olawale Kosoko's daring #negrophobia

The Detroit native and performance art explorer makes a poetic foray into identity and erotic anxiety

Stunning sunset images from the Battery Dance Festival
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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

Let your heart leap at these images of Batsheva's Young Ensemble in Decadance
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Let your heart leap at these images of Batsheva's Young Ensemble in Decadance

Ohad Naharin's legendary company sends in an impressive team with a work that reveals the joy of generational change

See photos from Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's latest image-rich work
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See photos from Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's latest image-rich work

Take a look as the Taiwanese company visits BAM with the video-saturated Rice