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The best dance performances and dance events in NYC

New York City Ballet Winter 2020

New York City Ballet Winter 2020

NYCB returns to Lincoln Center with new works by Alexei Ratmansky and Justin Peck and Peter Martins's Swan Lake

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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

Company XIV: Nutcracker Rouge

Company XIV: Nutcracker Rouge

Austin McCormick and his risqué troupe present a lavish erotic reimagining of the classic holiday tale

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Sonya Tayeh is on the move
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Sonya Tayeh is on the move

An interview with the dynamic dance-maker behind Moulin Rouge! and the upcoming Sing Street 

Beyond Babel

Beyond Babel

YouTube stars Keone and Mari Madrid play the lead roles in this immersive dance musical 

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Critics’ picks: Dance

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions hits the Joyce with three works by Dwight Rhoden: Bach 25, Woke and the new Lenny Kravitz ballet Love Rocks 

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Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow

Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow

This joyful annual pageant features traditional songs, dances and tell stories inspired by Native American cultures

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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Bourne's beloved rendition infuses traditional ballet with contemporary dance and a gaggle of aggressive male swans

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Melinda Ring: Strange Engagements

Melinda Ring: Strange Engagements

Ring offers an unrestrained piece built out of her five dancers' improvisations and performed mainly without music

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POP Performance: Women in Motion

POP Performance: Women in Motion

The Bang Group presents unconventional work by three commissioned artists in Women in Motion's annual showcase

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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
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4 out of 5 stars
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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