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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

K'Arts Ballet: Song of the Mermaid

K'Arts Ballet: Song of the Mermaid

South Korea's SunHee Kim creates a new ballet from Hans Christian Andersen's cautionary fish-out-of-water tale, The Little Mermaid

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White Light Festival 2018

White Light Festival 2018

Lincoln Center's luminous multidisciplinary fall festival celebrates the spiritual power of dance, music and theater.

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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

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done

MoMA goes to church in a major exhibition about the postmodern pathbreakers

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Company XIV: Ferdinand—Boylesque Bullfight

Company XIV: Ferdinand—Boylesque Bullfight

Austin McCormick and his fancy-naughty troupe grind through The Story of Ferdinand

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Critics’ picks: Dance

Sankofa Danzafro: The City of Others

Sankofa Danzafro: The City of Others

The Colombian dance company combines Afro-Colombian and contemporary choreography with live singing and drumming.

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American Ballet Theatre Fall 2018

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2018

The venerable company returns to the Met with world premieres of dances by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang.

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Maureen Fleming: Wildflowers, a feminine genesis

Maureen Fleming: Wildflowers, a feminine genesis

The unique Fleming creates spiritual, meditative, butoh-inflected solo works that reflect her training in Japan.

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The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018

The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018

Vangeline curates this showcase for the avant-garde minimalist art form, with performances that highlight the work of female dancers.

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Sean Curran Company: Everywhere All the Time

Sean Curran Company: Everywhere All the Time

Curran and his company celebrate their 20th anniversary with two pieces from their early years and one New York premiere.

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Luca Veggetti: Watermill

Luca Veggetti: Watermill

Italian director-choreographer Veggetti re-creates Jerome Robbins's rarely seen 1972 dance-theater work, set on a lonely stretch of beach.

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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