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Adrian Danchig-Waring and Sterling Hyltin in George Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements © Paul Kolnik
New York City

A hit and a miss from Justin Peck and epic Balanchine

By , 10 May 2019
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New York City Ballet in Pam Tanowitz’s Bartók Ballet © Erin Baiano
New York City

Order and disorder: Balanchine and Tanowitz square off at New York City Ballet

By , 09 May 2019
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Natalia Osipova (Medusa) © ROH | Tristram Kenton
London

A bad hair day for Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Medusa at The Royal Ballet

By , 08 May 2019
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San Francisco Ballet in Ratmansky's Chamber Symphony © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s Shostakovich Trilogy brings a strong close to the season

By , 07 May 2019
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Sara Mearns in Balanchine's Slaughter on Tenth Avenue © Paul Kolnik
New York City

Barber, Broadway and Balanchine bring a buzz to New York City Ballet

By , 05 May 2019
****1
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New York City Ballet in the premiere of Justin Peck’s Bright © Erin Baiano
New York City

NYCB's Spring Gala mixes uneven new works with classic Balanchine

By , 02 May 2019
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Ako Kondo (Giselle) and Chengwu Guo (Albrecht) © Daniel Boud
Sydney

A beloved Australian Ballet classic: Maina Gielgud's Giselle returns

By , 01 May 2019
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La Fiesta © Aliaksandra Kanonchenka
London

Flipping the norms: Israel Galván's La Fiesta at Sadler's Wells

By , 27 April 2019
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Marie Goudot and Jean-Guihen Queyras © Anne Van Aerschot
London

A translation of Bach's music into movement by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Rosas

By , 24 April 2019
****1
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New York City Ballet in Alexei Ratmansky's Pictures at an Exhibition © Paul Kolnik
New York City

New York City Ballet kicks off its spring season with a 21st-century triple bill

By , 23 April 2019
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Joshua Whitehead of Ballet West in Merce Cunningham's Summerspace © Beau Pearson
New York City

Merce Cunningham's centennial kicks off at The Joyce

By , 17 April 2019
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Joseph Sissens © Stephen Wright
London

Merce Cunningham Trust: Night of 100 Solos at the Barbican's centennial event

By , 16 April 2019
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Ben Duke and Solène Weinachter in Juliet and Romeo © Jane Hobson
London

Lost Dog's Juliet & Romeo puts the star-crossed lovers through couples therapy

By , 13 April 2019
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Ezra Thomson (Bottom) and Laura Tisserand (Titania) in Balanchine's Dream © Angela Sterling
Seattle

Pure eye-candy: a dream of a Dream in Seattle

By , 12 April 2019
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Maya Harr, Babatunji and Madeline DeVries in Pole Star © Manny Crisostomo
San Francisco

Alonzo King's LINES Ballet takes a walk on the wild side

By , 12 April 2019
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Yen Han (Giselle) © Carlos Quezada
Zürich

Masterwork of the Romantic: Patrice Bart’s Giselle returns to Zurich

By , 11 April 2019
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for:jake © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

International Draft Works 2019 at the ROH suggests a bright future for ballet

By , 11 April 2019
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Callum Linnane and Dana Stephensen in Filigree and Shadow © Daniel Boud
Sydney

Verve: The Australian Ballet’s resident choreographers

By , 09 April 2019
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations © Paul Kolnik
Los Angeles

Celebrating 60 Years of Alvin Ailey: still bringing revelations

By , 07 April 2019
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Dmitry Zagrebin dances The Flames of Paris © Andrej Uspenski
London

Ivan Putrov's Against the Stream gala unearths some gems at the Coliseum

By , 07 April 2019
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Alessandra Ferri in I now/ I then © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Fluctuating around Virginia's tissues of the mind: Woolf Works at La Scala

By , 07 April 2019
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Irek Mukhamedov and Katja Khaniukova in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Broken Wings © Laurent Liotardo
London

Persistent: ENB's outstanding new triple bill celebrating female choreographers

By , 04 April 2019
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Romeo and Juliet © Pete Checchia | Philadelphia Orchestra
Philadelphia

Philadelphia Orchestra takes Romeo and Juliet to the circus

By , 04 April 2019
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Solo Echo © Rahi Rezvani
Amsterdam

Timeless and uplifting: NDT1 dances Crystal Pite

By , 02 April 2019
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PeiJu Chien-Pott in Herodiade © Melissa Sherwood
New York City

Graham after Graham: an uneven Program A from Martha Graham Dance Company at The Joyce

By , 02 April 2019
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Pippa Moore (Beatrice) and Abigail Prudames (Victoria) © Emma Kauldhar
London

Victoria: Northern Ballet delivers intriguing history lesson at Sadler's Wells

By , 29 March 2019
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James Kirby Rogers in Men in Red © Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios
Kansas City

New – and sombre – moves in Kansas City Ballet's contemporary showcase

By , 28 March 2019
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Jennifer Stahl and Dores André in Bound To © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

The solace of love in San Francisco Ballet’s Program 5: Lyric Voices

By , 27 March 2019
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Saburo Teshigawara in The Idiot © Elliott Franks
London

Teshigawara takes on Dostoevsky: The Idiot at the Print Room

By , 27 March 2019
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Cinco © Pedro Greig
Sydney

Sydney Dance Company launches its 50th year: Bonachela / Nankivell / Lane

By , 26 March 2019
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Matthew Ball (Romeo) and Lauren Cuthbertson (Juliet) © ROH | Helen Maybanks
London

Sweet sorrow: Matthew Ball and Lauren Cuthbertson dance a heart-rending Romeo and Juliet

By , 26 March 2019
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Ephrat Asherie's Odeon © Ian Douglas
New York City

New York Dance-makers Party as CUNY Dance Initiative Turns 5

By , 20 March 2019
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Maia Makhateli, Daniel Camargo and ensemble in Swan Lake © Marc Haegeman
Amsterdam

A Swan Lake of awe inspiring beauty in Amsterdam

By , 16 March 2019
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Marie Astrid Mence, Sayaka Ichikawa and artists of Ballet Black in Ingoma © Bill Cooper
London

Ballet Black: Pendulum / CLICK! / INGOMA at the Barbican

By , 16 March 2019
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Introdans in Polish Pieces © Hans Gerritsen
London

Dutch Masters: The welcome return of Introdans to London

By , 15 March 2019
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Céline Cassone and Alexander Hille © Thierry Du Bois - Cosmos Image
Montreal

In Montreal, BJM pay tribute to Leonard Cohen

By , 14 March 2019
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Maria Kochetkova  in Staatsballett Berlin's La Sylphide © Yan Revazov
Berlin

A Romantic looking back: the Staatsballett in La Sylphide at the Deutsche Oper

By , 12 March 2019
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Marcelo Gomes and Diana Vishneva in Bigonzetti's Vertigo © Daniil Golovkin
London

Context: Diana Vishneva's tour de force at Sadler's Wells

By , 12 March 2019
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WanTing Zhao (Lilac Fairy) in Tomasson's The Sleeping Beauty © Erik Tomasson | Courtesy of San Francisco Ballet
San Francisco

The Sleeping Beauty Reawakens in San Francisco

By , 10 March 2019
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Yuka Iseda, Aleksey Babayev and Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in Giselle © Arian Molina Soca
Philadelphia

Soloists and corps step up in Angel Corella's Giselle for Pennsylvania Ballet

By , 09 March 2019
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Jan Casier (Nijinsky), W. Chen and R Mambelli (Two Petrushka Dancers) in Nijinsky © Carlos Quezada
Zürich

Zurich: Marco Goecke’s new age Nijinsky

By , 09 March 2019
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NDCW in Fernando Melo's Afterimage © Rhys Cozens
London

Refreshing perspectives from National Dance Company of Wales

By , 08 March 2019
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Sasha Waltz & Guests in Rauschen © Julian Roeder
Berlin

Of Digital and Archaic Murmurings: Sasha Waltz & Guests’ Rauschen at the Volksbühne

By , 07 March 2019
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Balletboyz in Them/Us © George Piper
London

BalletBoyz presents striking new choreography in London

By , 06 March 2019
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Artists of the Royal Ballet in Frankenstein © ROH, 2019 | Andrej Uspenski
London

Liam Scarlett's Frankenstein is back at The Royal Ballet

By , 05 March 2019
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Akram Khan in Xenos © Nicol Vizioli
Berkeley

Xenos: The generous sorrow of Akram Khan

By , 02 March 2019
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Bern Ballet in Jo Strømgren’s Salve Regina © Gregory Batardon
Bern

Ballet in Bern: Kontraste takes a mixed reception

By , 01 March 2019
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London

Hell is other people – Wim Vandekeybus’ Mockumentary of a Contemporary Saviour

By , 01 March 2019
***11
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Ely Braund and Nicholas Shikkis in Lawrance's Detour © Chris Nash
London

Richard Alston Dance Company shines in Sadler's Wells mixed bill

By , 01 March 2019
*****
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New York City

NYCB's Winter Season: New Leaders, Classic Ballets

By , 01 March 2019
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