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    Dance Review: 'Ballet Hispanico'

    Ballet Hispanico presents a smart work by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, an uninspired premiere by Ronald K. Brown, and a flop by artistic director Eduardo Vilaro.

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    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater always offers exquisitely danced performances, teeming with powerful athleticism and pungent passion. Its Dec. 16 performance was no exception.

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    Gallim Dance and Sidra Bell Dance New York

    Gallim Dance offered a stunning performance of its artistic director Andrea Miller’s intriguing "For Glenn Gould," while the talented performers of Sidra Bell Dance New York made all they could of Sidra Bell’s putrid "Pool."

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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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    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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    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: '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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    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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    American Ballet Theatre: From Classic to Premieres

    In an ambitious mixed bill, American Ballet Theatre is presenting an enlightening display of masterful choreography that demonstrates why the creators are considered great dance makers.

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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.