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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.

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    Dance Review: 'Shantala Shivalingappa: Namasya'

    Shantala Shivalingappa is a beguiling dancer, and though her evening of four solos includes a work by Pina Bausch, the modest program leaves one wanting.

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    Lady of the Camellias

    The American Ballet Theatre presents the splendid 1978 story ballet 'Lady of the Camellias,' based on the Alexandre Dumas novel that inspired both Verdi's opera 'La Traviata' and the Greta Garbo film 'Camille.'

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    Peter and the Wolf

    For the first time ever, the Prokofiev estate has allowed the composer's "Peter and the Wolf" to be performed in conjunction with a new work.

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    Ailey II

    Except in Kyle Abraham's fine "The Corner," the dancers far outshine their material in this latest offering from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's junior company.

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    New York City Ballet

    Lynne Taylor-Corbett's "The Seven Deadly Sins," featuring Patti LuPone, is musically and visually stunning, but choreographically it's less eventful than expected.

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    ODC/Dance

    This top-notch San Francisco–based contemporary dance troupe is presenting a stimulating program that shows the opposite choreographic strengths of its artistic directors, Brenda Way and K.T. Nelson.

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    Richmond Ballet: Program A

    A versatile 17-member company, Virginia's Richmond Ballet opened its one-week season at the Joyce Theater with a vibrantly danced evening (Program A) of three fine contemporary ballets.

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    Pacific Northwest Ballet

    While certainly not a disappointment, the Joyce Theater debut of Pacific Northwest Ballet, one of America's finest ballet troupes, was less enchanting than expected.