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    Dance Review: 'Brazil! Brazil!'

    This flashy, upbeat celebration of Brazilian music and dance is distinguished by its inclusion of freestyle footballers who delight us with soccer-ball juggling tricks.

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    Martha@...The 1963 Interview

    Famed Martha Graham impersonator Richard Move is stupendous in this re-creation of a 1963 interview with the modern-dance genius, with Lisa Kron masterful as Graham's interviewer.

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    Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

    Masterfully crafted, ingeniously musical, naturally lyrical, and bubbling with pleasing body shapes and effervescent motion, Lar Lubovitch's choreography is the pink champagne of modern dance.

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    Anikai Dance/Wendy Jehlen: Forest

    As long as she is introducing new material, Wendy Jehlen is a captivating choreographer, but when it comes time to develop her thematic vocabulary into compelling choreography, she is at a complete loss.

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    Elisa Monte Dance

    Elisa Monte Dance launched a weeklong season at the Joyce Theater with an opening-night gala featuring four works choreographed by Monte over a span of 32 years.

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    Ron De Jesús Dance

    If only Ron De Jesús had an editor. It could have turned the wearisome evening of his meandering choreography into a show of spectacular dancing.

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    David Dorfman Dance: Prophets of Funk

    Set to Sly & the Family Stone recordings, this work pays tribute to the music and contains only hints of the political choreography for which David Dorfman is best known.

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    Dance Review: 'Last Touch First'

    Choreographed by Jirí Kylián and Michael Schumacher and performed by former members of Nederlands Dans Theater, “Last Touch First” is a triumph.

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    Batsheva Dance Company: Project 5

    Artistic director of Israel's Batsheva Dance Company, Ohad Naharin is the most consistently enthralling choreographer on today's contemporary dance scene.

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    Anna Karenina

    This ravishing ballet, based on the Tolstoy novel, is ingeniously choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky and tells its tragic tale through efficient choreography, colorful music, and stunning sets and video projections.