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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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    Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

    All 15 members of the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet are such phenomenal dancers that, when watching the company perform, one is so awestruck by how good they are that it is difficult to focus on any other aspects of the show.

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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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    New York City Ballet

    Susan Stroman's new work for New York City Ballet fails to captivate, though it features a beguiling performance from Sara Mearns.

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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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    I Don't Have a Title Yet!

    This prosaically choreographed work by Regina Nejman is performed by four lackluster dancers and set to a forgettable hodgepodge of music interspersed with idiotic text.

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    Kate Weare Company and Monica Bill Barnes & Company

    Choreographers Kate Weare and Monica Bill Barnes electrified a standing-room-only crowd at the Joyce Theater with their shared evening of two superb contemporary dance works.

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    Tulsa Ballet

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

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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.