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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ballet Nacional de Cuba: La Magia de la Danza

    Appearing in New York for the first time in nearly a decade, Ballet Nacional de Cuba is offering a rousingly entertaining sampler of excerpts from six famous ballets.

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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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    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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    Transcending Form

    Choreographer John Byrne's ambitious contemporary dance fable purports to express the idea of the transcending soul but doesn't find compelling ways to physically illustrate its weighty ideas.

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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.