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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

Paul Taylor American Modern Dance

Paul Taylor American Modern Dance

The last living modern-dance legend of the 20th century is still going strong

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The Joffrey Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

The Joffrey Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

After dumping New York for Chicago in 1995, the Joffrey leaps back into our arms

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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

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

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Critics’ picks: Dance

Hamburg Ballet: Old Friends

Hamburg Ballet: Old Friends

John Neumeier presents a ballet collage for 25 dancers, on themes of changing relationships

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Jillian Peña: The Natural Order

Jillian Peña: The Natural Order

Peña gives classical ballet a modern twist of psychoanalysis, queer theory, spirituality and pop culture

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Comedy in Dance Festival

Comedy in Dance Festival

Triskelion Arts offers its eigth annual showcase of comedic works, featuring emerging and midcareer artists

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Stephen Petronio Company: Bloodlines

Stephen Petronio Company: Bloodlines

Petronio continues his third Bloodlines season with a program of avant-garde works

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Ailey II

Ailey II

Ailey's sprightly second company returns for its annual spring New York

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Doug Varone and Dancers

Doug Varone and Dancers

The company celebrates its 30th anniversary with three Varone works: Possession, ReComposed and Folded

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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