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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

River to River Festival
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River to River Festival

The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's wide-flung free celebration has many exciting offerings in 2017

Lumberyard in the City

Lumberyard in the City

Lumberyard Contemporary Performing Arts presents its second annual festival

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Midsummer Night Swing in NYC guide
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Midsummer Night Swing in NYC guide

Dance your heart out at Lincoln Center's three-week festival

Bryant Park Presents Contemporary Dance

Bryant Park Presents Contemporary Dance

Welcome the weekend in style at this series of free Friday-evening shows in Bryant Park

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Critics’ picks: Dance

American Ballet Theatre Spring 2017

American Ballet Theatre Spring 2017

The venerable company returns to the Met for eight weeks with multiple full-length ballets

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L.A. Dance Project

L.A. Dance Project

Benjamin Millepied's ambitious West Coast dance collective offers a pair of mix bills in rep, including two Millepied premieres

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Sean Donovan and Sebastián Calderón Bentin: The Reception

Sean Donovan and Sebastián Calderón Bentin: The Reception

Donovan and Bentin's dance-theater work invites audiences to a strange party inspired by European surrealist cinema

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TANGOmenaje: La Cumparsita 100 Years

TANGOmenaje: La Cumparsita 100 Years

Thalia Hispanic Theatre celebrates the centennial of the most famous tango of all time

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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company: CrossCurrent

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company: CrossCurrent

Chen presents a suite of works that touch on her Chinese-American identity

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SoloDuo Dance Festival

SoloDuo Dance Festival

White Wave proffers its second annual festival of solos and duets, featuring two dozen companies in three programs

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Top dance stories

Twyla Tharp tells us about her 50th Anniversary Tour
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Twyla Tharp tells us about her 50th Anniversary Tour

The superstar choreographers who make the leap into the pop culture

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

Leanne Cope trades in the Royal Ballet for Broadway
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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

Ralph Lemon reflects on his multiplatform work Scaffold Room
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Ralph Lemon reflects on his multiplatform work Scaffold Room

There’s something infinitely puckish about Ralph Lemon

Dance in pictures

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

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

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

Check out pictures of the Evening of Colombian Dance in Battery Park
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Check out pictures of the Evening of Colombian Dance in Battery Park

The Battery Dance Festival took viewers on a dance-filled vacation to South America, all without leaving New York harbor

Try to keep from dancing while looking at DanceBrazil’s 2015 season
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Try to keep from dancing while looking at DanceBrazil’s 2015 season

The 30-year-old company returns to the Joyce Theater for a program about brotherhood

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