Dance Review

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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.

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    Rasta Thomas' Rock the Ballet

    While it is undeniably thrilling to watch Thomas and his awesome sidekicks tear up the stage with their startling leaps, acrobatics, and sexy dance tricks, as a friend said to me at the intermission, "What a waste."

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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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    Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company: Program A

    Sharply attuned to the entertainment sensibilities of contemporary audiences, Wheeldon assembled a program that many young people today would be very comfortable attending.

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    Charlie's Angels

    The show has nothing to do with the popular television series; the Charlie in this case is revolutionary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker.

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    Groovaloo

    The Groovaloos, a fresh-faced, 14-member Los Angeles–based troupe of expert hip-hop artists, is presenting a spiffy 85-minute show of locking, popping, free-styling, and spoken-word poetry.

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    In-I

    "In-I" is a tedious experiment in which two mesmerizing performing artists venture into unfamiliar expressive territories with lackluster results.

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    Mark Morris Dance Group

    An evening of exceptionally musical choreography performed by a troupe of dancers who look like your next-door neighbors, accompanied by classical-music stars.

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    Tulsa Ballet

    The Oklahoma company bats two out of three in this mostly marvelous dance program.

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    Romeo and Juliet

    This "Romeo and Juliet" is the real deal. Even if you just saw New York City Ballet's hideous "Romeo + Juliet" this spring—or caught it on PBS in May—you'll want to revisit Shakespeare's tragic love story at American Ballet Theatre.