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    Balanchine and Ashton Take Shakespeare's 'Midsummer' to the Dance

    NYCB and ABT perform different adaptations of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," one from George Balanchine and one from Frederick Ashton.

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    Ryan Kasprzak Brings His Many Talents to Bear in 'I Love Bob'

    Ryan Kasprzak, assistant choreographer on "Smash," performs in Parallel Exit's "I Love Bob" at Joyce SoHo and teaches at the company's intensive at DANY.

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    Dancing for Joy

    Despite the gloomy financial scene, dance lovers have plenty of reasons to celebrate. Here are a few.

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    Circus Dreams

    It's such a clichéd fantasy—running away and joining the circus. But if you're a highly expressive dancer with a creative bent and an interest in long-term employment, you may want to seriously consider it.

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    Jamie Scott's New, Free-Flowing Direction

    Dancer Jamie Scott makes her Trisha Brown Dance Company debut in John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg's "Astral Converted."

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    New Research in Dance Medicine

    Are you a professional or collegiate dancer between the ages of 18 and 40? Or a male ballet dancer aged 12 to 16? If so, you may want to participate in one of two new research studies in dance medicine being in New York City.

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    Chunky Move: Mortal Engine

    Be warned: This is not a performance for the fainthearted. The climactic 10 minutes of the hourlong sextet "Mortal Engine" are truly frightening.

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    Creating Character Through Dance

    In the latest of our informative videos, Back Stage talks with American Ballet Theatre's Principal Dancer David Hallberg about "Romeo and Juliet" and creating character through dance.

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    Clicks and Tricks

    If your interest in dance books tends toward the visual or the practical, you may want to check out the latest crop. It includes two artsy photography books, one about social dancing and the other featuring photos by Mikhail Baryshnikov (yes -- by, not of).

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    Performer, Heal Thyself

    Strains, sprains, breaks, aches, and pains are all-too-familiar results of the extreme movement work required of many professional performers.