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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Major dance and music artists perform at spaces throughout the cultural complex

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The top salsa dancing classes in NYC
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The top salsa dancing classes in NYC

Get fired up at the best salsa dancing classes in NYC—you’ll master shimmies and body rolls in no time

Dance classes for adults
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Dance classes for adults

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

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

Critics’ picks: Dance

Ballet Festival

Ballet Festival

The Joyce presents a festival devoted to contemporary ballet dancers and choreographers who work outside of the large-company model

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New Dance Theatre: Asylum

New Dance Theatre: Asylum

Ilan Ben-Yehuda and Shannon Stowe direct a dance-theater work devoted to questions of mental illness, stigma and compassion

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Victory Dance

Victory Dance

In an offshoot of its kids’ summer programming, the New Vic presents major dance companies in $10 smorgasbord performances

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Secrets and Seawalls

Secrets and Seawalls

Kinesis Project teams with the South Street Seaport Museum to stage a piece aboard the Wavertree, a restored 1885 cargo ship

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew

Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew

The glorious Russian company performs Jean-Christophe Maillot's take on Shakespeare's war-of-the-sexes comedy

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BalletX + YY Dance Company

BalletX + YY Dance Company

This SummerStage evening of free contemporary dance pairs BalletX's Big Ones with YYDC's Through the Fracture of Light

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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