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    Dance Review: 'Paris Opera Ballet: Giselle'

    Paris Opera Ballet's enchanting performance of "Giselle" features humor, eloquent footwork, realistic acting, and a definitive interpretation of the Wilis.

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    Untapped!

    A superbly entertaining show for all ages, this stimulating introduction to tap features five appealing male dancers backed by a three-piece rock band and a beat boxer.

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    Complexions Contemporary Ballet

    An entire evening of Dwight Rhoden's choreography is exhaustingly monotonous. The dances feel like chains of unmotivated tasks, which all become a wearisome waste of energy.

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    Dido and Aeneas

    Though the enthralling “Dido and Aeneas” features ingenious choreography by Mark Morris, the music, especially Stephanie Blythe’s singing, is the star in this Mostly Mozart entry.

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    Dance Troupe Kidd Pivott's 'The Tempest Replica' Reimagines Shakespeare

    Bursting with visual originality, passion, and mystery, Kidd Pivott’s “The Tempest Replica,” a choreographic retelling of Shakespeare’s play, at the Joyce Theater, is mesmerizing.

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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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    Playful Parsons Dance Troupe in Pleasing Program

    The perky Parsons Dance troupe offers an evening of David Parsons’ accessible, solidly crafted, scrumptiously entertaining contemporary-dance pieces at the Joyce Theater.

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    Dance Review: 'La Bayadere'

    You have to be a real nit-picker to find anything wrong with American Ballet Theatre's lavish production of "La Bayadere," choreography by Natalia Makarova.

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    Dance Review: 'Limón Dance Company'

    Celebrating its 65th anniversary, the Limón Dance Company is offering superb renditions of works by José Limón, Jiri Kylián, and Rodrigo Pederneiras.

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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.