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Dores André and Ulrik Birkkjaer in Peck's Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s dazzling “Bright Fast Cool Blue”

By , 13 February 2018
*****
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Cohen Aitchison-Dugas and Belle Beasley in Portugal's Behind the Mirror © Gregory Batardon
Zürich

Ballet in black to pointed parody: Zurich’s junior ensemble takes to the stage

By , 11 February 2018
***11
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Tiler Peck and Zachary Catazaro in Peter Walker’s dance odyssey © Paul Kolnik
New York City

New York City Ballet: Martins, Walker and Ratmansky

By , 09 February 2018
***11
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Teresa Reichlen and Company in Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit  © Paul Kolnik
New York City

Hits and Misses in NYCB's 21st Century Choreographers Program

By , 04 February 2018
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© Stephan van Hesteren
London

Jakop Ahlbom Company: Lebensraum

By , 01 February 2018
****1
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Momoko Hirata (Princess Aurora) and Mathias Dingman (Prince Florimund) © Bill Cooper
Southampton

All that glitters: an opulent Sleeping Beauty returns to Birmingham Royal Ballet

By , 31 January 2018
***11
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Daniel Corthon in Clarke's To a Simple Rock'n'Roll Song © Prudence Upton
Sydney

No sex, no drugs? Michael Clark's Simple Rock’n’roll Song has its Australian première

By , 30 January 2018
***11
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Dancers of NYCB in George Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15 © Paul Kolnik
New York City

All Balanchine program shows all's well at New York City Ballet

By , 27 January 2018
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Rosario Guerra and Luke Prunty in Goecke's Nijinsky © Regina Brocke Klein
Berlin

First time in Berlin: Gauthier Dance in Marco Goecke's Nijinsky at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

By , 25 January 2018
****1
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Sasha De Sola and Carlo Di Lanno in Tomasson's The Sleeping Beauty © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

A Dazzling Return of San Francisco Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty

By , 23 January 2018
****1
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© Bob Karman
Almere

Isabelle Beernaert's Tabula Rasa

By , 20 January 2018
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Marianela Nuñez as Giselle © Helen Maybanks | ROH, 2018
London

An indelible performance of Giselle by the Royal Ballet

By , 19 January 2018
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Ana Sophia Scheller and Vitor Luiz in Balanchine's Stars And Stripes (Ch: George Balanchine) © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

The Grit and Glamour of San Francisco Ballet's 85th Season Gala

By , 18 January 2018
***11
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Wei Chen in Leon and Lightfoot's Speak for Yourself © Gregory Batardon
Zürich

A stunning double-bill of ballets by León/Lightfoot and Crystal Pite in Zurich

By , 13 January 2018
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Fernando Carratala Coloma, Tamara Rojo and Joseph Caley in Song of the Earth © Laurent Liotardo
London

English National Ballet's latest double bill is an unusual pairing

By , 09 January 2018
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NDT2 in Ekman's Cacti © Joris Jan Bos
Alkmaar

Goecke, Inger, Ekman: A Triple Bill by NDT2

By , 22 December 2017
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Liam Mower (the Angel), Ashley Shaw (Cinderella) in Bourne's Cinderella © Johan Persson
London

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella: a dark masterpiece

By , 19 December 2017
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The Hague

Rapturous treat for dance and theatre lovers by NDT

By , 19 December 2017
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© Veronyc Vachon
Montreal

Three reasons to see a Sunday matinée of Casse Noisette

By , 17 December 2017
***11
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New York City

Kota Yamazaki and Fluid hug-hug at Baryshnikov Arts Center

By , 15 December 2017
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Rubén Martín Cintas in Tomasson's Nutcracker © Erik Tommason
San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker an oasis of delight

By , 13 December 2017
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Guilherme Menezes (the Nutcracker) and Shiori Kase (Clara) in ENB’s Nutcracker © Laurent Liotardo
London

English National Ballet: The Nutcracker

By , 13 December 2017
****1
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© Anne Van Aerschot
Berlin

De Keersmaeker, Queyras & Rosas in Mitten wir im Leben sind / Bach6Cellosuiten at HAU 1

By , 09 December 2017
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Sophie Martin (Sugar Plum Fairy) and Christopher Harrison (The Nutcracker) © Andy Ross
Edinburgh

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a festive delight at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre.

By , 09 December 2017
****1
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A. Bull, S. Heathcote, A. Harris and A. Kondo in TAB's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland © Daniel Boud
Sydney

Wonderland Down Under: Australian Ballet sparkles in Alice’s Adventures


By , 08 December 2017
*****
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Natalia Osipova and Sergei Polunin in Satori © Tristram Kenton
London

Project Polunin: A Welcome Step Forward

By , 06 December 2017
****1
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Sarah Lamb (The Sugar Plum Fairy) in The Nutcracker © Karolina Kuras | ROH, 2017
London

A cloud of glitter: Sir Peter Wright's Nutcracker returns to The Royal Ballet

By , 05 December 2017
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Introdans in Angel Rodriguez's Nine Words © Hans Gerritsen
Amsterdam

A colourful ode to chairs by Introdans in So You Think You Can Stoelendans

By , 03 December 2017
***11
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© Rosalie O'Connor, Courtesy of Boston Ballet
Boston

The Nutcracker: Boston Ballet's elegant take on a Christmas classic

By , 03 December 2017
***11
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Gary W. Jeter II, Hellmut Gottschild © Bill Hebert
Philadelphia

Beautiful Decay: BalletX makes a truly profound choice

By , 29 November 2017
****1
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The Statement © Rahi Rezvani
Berlin

It was not a dream! Four aces of choreography in Berlin

By , 29 November 2017
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Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks © Nir Arieli
San Francisco

Some of a thousand ... steps (Wendy Whelan & Brian Brooks)

By , 29 November 2017
*****
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© Bosie Vincent
London

Vincent Dance Theatre: SHUT DOWN

By , 28 November 2017
***11
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Marianela Núñez (Sylvia) © ROH | Alice Pennefather
London

Marianela Núñez shines as Ashton's Sylvia makes a welcome return to The Royal Ballet

By , 23 November 2017
****1
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© Helen Maybanks
London

Alexander Whitley's Noemena premieres at the Clore

By , 23 November 2017
***11
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Anton Lukovkin © Elliot Franks
London

Men in Motion

By , 22 November 2017
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Denis Rodkin, Svetlana Zakharova and Mikhail Lobhukin in Francesca da Rimini © Roberto Ricci
London

Svetlana Zakharova: Dancer turned curator in the name of Love

By , 21 November 2017
***11
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ENB in Romeo and Juliet © Laurent Liotardo
Bristol

ENB's Romeo and Juliet opens in Bristol

By , 21 November 2017
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Maleek Washington, Jeremy Neal and dancers of Abraham. In. Motion. in Pavement © Carrie Schneider
London

Choreographer Kyle Abraham debuts at Sadler's Wells.

By , 17 November 2017
***11
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The Joffrey Ballet performs Alexander Ekman's Joy © Cheryl Mann
Berkeley

The bold and beautiful Joffrey Ballet

By , 17 November 2017
*****
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The Hungarian National Ballet in Etudes © Szilvia Csibi | Hungarian State Opera
Budapest

Classic 47˚N19˚E: Theme and Variations / Études opens in Budapest

By , 17 November 2017
***11
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© Jane Hobson
London

Luca Silvestrini’s Protein revives Border Tales

By , 15 November 2017
****1
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© Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Ballet Nacional de España’s Sorolla: a disapointing collage of Spanish dances

By , 12 November 2017
**111
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Dancers of AteNine in Calling Glenn © Reed Hutchinson
Los Angeles

AteNine and Glenn Kotche Collaborate with Stunning Results

By , 11 November 2017
*****
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Guy Thorne and Vitolio Jeune in Norwood Pennewell’s Wecoo Duende © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce, Program B

By , 10 November 2017
***11
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Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in Alexander Ekman’s Episode 31 © Erin Baiano
Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Ballet On Edge

By , 09 November 2017
****1
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Artists of The Royal Ballet in The Wind © Tristram Kenton | ROH, 2017
London

The Royal Ballet: The Illustrated 'Farewell'/ The Wind/ Untouchable

By , 06 November 2017
***11
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Staatsballett Berlin in Shechter's The Art of Not Looking Back © Fernando Marcos
Berlin

Moving emptiness: Duato | Shechter evening with the Staatsballett Berlin

By , 06 November 2017
***11
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© Sian Trenberth
London

Ballet Cymru: Shadow Aspect

By , 05 November 2017
***11
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Ruth Brill (The Great Auk) in Bintley's 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café © Andy Ross
London

There's still plenty of life in Bintley's Penguin Café

By , 03 November 2017
****1
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