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    Pilobolus

    The company, known for its imaginatively gymnastic, codependent group body configurations, is in top form, offering a sparkling array of physically wowing and theatrically tickling works.

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    Tere O'Connor Dance: Wrought Iron Fog

    Choreographer Tere O'Connor's "Wrought Iron Fog" is chock full of peculiar physical actions and interactions, organized into well-shaped episodes that often include strange, static displays of emotion.

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    John Jasperse Company: Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies

    Experimental choreographer John Jasperse's "Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies," consists of about 30 minutes of captivating choreographic material prolonged into a sluggish 80-minute work.

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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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    New York City Ballet

    The world premiere of Wayne McGregor's "Outlier" features squirmy squiggles and tight partner work. The women discharge leg extensions and stretches, but the ballet belongs to the men.

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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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    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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    Keigwin + Company

    Well known as one of the most fun-loving choreographers on the downtown dance scene, Larry Keigwin shows off his talent to amuse during the opening half of the program.

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    Lyon Opera Ballet

    Despite its name, France's Lyon Opera Ballet is proffering a full evening of choreography that abounds in modern-dance sensibilities, with nary a pointe shoe in sight.

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    Richard Alston Dance Company

    One of the U.K.'s most revered contemporary choreographers, Richard Alston makes dances that feel proper and well-organized, exuding a stereotypically British sense of reserve and formality.