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Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty © Alexander Iziliaev
Philadelphia

Classics and Clichés: Penn Ballet's Sleeping Beauty

By , 20 October 2017
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Aliya Tanykpayeva and Iurii Kekalo in Trois Gnossiennes © Attila Nagy | Hungarian State Opera
Budapest

Three shades of Hans van Manen by the Hungarian National Ballet

By , 20 October 2017
****1
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Trois Grandes Fugues (Lucinda Childs) © Bernard Stofleth
London

Lyon Opera Ballet - Trois Grandes Fugues

By , 19 October 2017
***11
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© jean Louis Fernandez
Los Angeles

Until the Lions: Gripping and Rich with Physicality

By , 18 October 2017
*****
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Artists of The Royal Ballet in Jeux © ROH, 2017
London

MacMillan Celebration: Programme One - Jeux, Concerto / Le Baiser de la Fée / Elite Syncopations

By , 18 October 2017
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Dancers of Dutch National Ballet in Mata Hari © Marc Haegeman
Amsterdam

Dutch National Ballet's reprise of Mata Hari is a well-timed success

By , 17 October 2017
*****
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Shobana Jeyasingh Dance in Bayadère - The Ninth Life © Jane Hobson
London

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance: Bayadère – The Ninth Life

By , 16 October 2017
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Yen Han, Matthew Knight (Clowns) and Willian Moore (Nutcracker) © Gregory Batardon
Zürich

A mix of soap and sweetmeats: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King in Zurich

By , 14 October 2017
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Jacqueline Straughan and Chase O'Connell in Nicole Fonte's Fox on the Doorstep © Beau Pearson, 2017
New York City

Ballet West Returns to the Joyce

By , 13 October 2017
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Sophie Martin and Constant Vigier in Christopher Hampson's The Rite of Spring © Andy Ross
Edinburgh

Scottish Ballet's Stravinsky Double Bill is a hit in Edinburgh

By , 11 October 2017
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Dancers of Les Grands Ballets in Clug's Stabat Matter © Sasha Onyshchenko
Montreal

New Artistic Director of Les Grands Ballets puts spirituality front and centre

By , 11 October 2017
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© Panayotis Sinnos
London

Hit and miss for Balletboyz's new touring programme

By , 10 October 2017
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Javier Torres and Antoinette Brooks Daw in MacMillan's Gloria © Lauren Godfrey
Bradford

A celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Master Choreographer at Northern Ballet

By , 07 October 2017
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Maria Kowroski and Jared Angle in Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy © Paul Kolnik
New York City

A Bushel and Some Pecks at NYC Ballet

By , 03 October 2017
***11
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Carlos Acosta and Marta Ortega in Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Mermaid © Johan Persson
London

Signed, sealed and delivered: Carlos Acosta debuts his new company.

By , 28 September 2017
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NDT in Leon and Lightfoot's Sisters © Rahi Rezvani
Amsterdam

Pure dance in Side A: Split into one by Nederlands Dans Theater I

By , 28 September 2017
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Laura Morera (The Red Queen) in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

The Royal Ballet: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

By , 27 September 2017
*****
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Berkeley

Finding freedom with the Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group

By , 23 September 2017
*****
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Andriana Chuchman (Eurydice) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

John Neumeier's Orphée et Eurydice a bold season opener for the Lyric Opera

By , 23 September 2017
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Jacqueline Burnett, Alicia Delgadillo and David Schultz © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

A Voyage of Discovery with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

By , 21 September 2017
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Tamara Rojo (Giselle) and James Streeter (Albrecht) © Laurent Liotardo
London

Pulsating and poetic: Akram Khan’s terrific Giselle returns to Sadler’s Wells

By , 20 September 2017
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Dancers Sara Rudner and Rose Marie Wright performing The Raggedy Dances at ANTA Theatre (1972) © William Pierce
New York City

Twyla Tharp is Still Twirling

By , 20 September 2017
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Ashley Shaw (Victoria Page) in The Red Shoes © Johan Persson
Los Angeles

Bourne's The Red Shoes tours to Los Angeles

By , 19 September 2017
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Maia Makhateli and Daniel Camargo in 5 Tangos © Hans Gerritsen
Amsterdam

Ode to the Master: van Manen bill in Amsterdam

By , 15 September 2017
*****
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Het Nationale Ballet in the Grand Defile © Michel Schnater
Amsterdam

Summer's over, and Ballet's back in Amsterdam

By , 12 September 2017
*****
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© Jaime Villanueva
Madrid

Victor Ullate’s Carmen seduces Madrid

By , 30 August 2017
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Rain © Anne Van Aerschot
Edinburgh

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker brings Rain to the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 25 August 2017
***11
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Jacob Jonas The Company © Timothy Norris, courtesy of the Ford Theatres
Los Angeles

Jacob Jonas The Company shares an evening with composer Tim Hecker

By , 19 August 2017
****1
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Aszure Barton & Artists © Timothy Norris, courtesy of the Ford Theatres
Los Angeles

Aszure Barton’s AWÁA has its local première in Los Angeles

By , 18 August 2017
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© Beth Chalmers
Edinburgh

María Pagés Company presents Yo, Carmen at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 12 August 2017
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Dancers from Company Wayne McGregor and The Royal Ballet in McGregor’s +/-  Human © Ravi Deepres | Alicia Clarke
London

Wayne McGregor, +/- Human

By , 11 August 2017
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Viktoria Tereshkina and Vladimir Shklyarov in Paquita © Jennie Walton
London

An evening of Contrasts from the Mariinsky Ballet

By , 08 August 2017
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Diana Vishneva (Anna Karenina) © Alex Gouliaev
London

Tolstoy speed read: Ratmansky’s Anna Karenina with the Mariinsky Ballet

By , 03 August 2017
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Erina Takahashi (Juliet) and Isaac Hernandez (Romeo) in Romeo and Juliet © Laurent Liotardo | English National Ballet
London

English National Ballet's Romeo and Juliet opens on the Southbank

By , 01 August 2017
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Rome Opera Ballet in Parade © Luciano Romano
Pompeii

Ballets Russes' Gesamtkunstwerk for the centenary of Picasso's visit to Italy

By , 29 July 2017
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Tiler Peck and Marcello Gomes perform George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante © courtesy of The Music Center
Los Angeles

BalletNOW suffers from miscasting and a quality of je ne sais quoi.

By , 28 July 2017
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Xander Parish (Siegfried) © Natasha Razina
London

From Hull to St Petersburg: Xander Parish makes Mariinsky History

By , 27 July 2017
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A. Belyakov, A. Tikhomirova, D. Bochkova and D. Khokhlova in The Taming of the Shrew © Mikhail Logvinov
New York City

The Bolshoi’s Un-Shakespearean Shrew

By , 27 July 2017
***11
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© Rob Brayman
New York City

On the Cusp: Gemma Bond Dance at The Joyce

By , 26 July 2017
***11
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Viktoria Tereshkina (Kitri) and Kimin Kim (Basilio) © Jennie Walton
London

Tereshkina and Kim add fire to the Mariinsky Ballet’s dusty Don Quixote

By , 24 July 2017
***11
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Laetitia Pujol et Mathieu Ganio of POB in George Balanchine's Emeralds © Agathe Poupenyy | Opéra national de Paris
New York City

All’s right in the world of ballet: Jewels 50th anniversary

By , 22 July 2017
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Paris Opera Ballet in George Balanchine's Emeralds © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra national de Paris
New York City

Rare Jewels at Lincoln Center Festival as Paris Opera, Bolshoi and NYCB dancers join forces on stage

By , 21 July 2017
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© Hayim Heron
London

Dorrance Dance ETM: Double Down comes to Sadler's Wells

By , 12 July 2017
***11
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Daniil Simkin (The Boy) in Whipped Cream © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Trenary and Simkin Perfectly Sweet in ABT’s Whipped Cream

By , 01 July 2017
***11
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Ballets C de la B in Nicht Schlafen © Chris van der Burght
London

Alain Platel brings Ballets C de la B to Sadler's Wells

By , 30 June 2017
***11
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Oregon Ballet Theater in Simoneau's Departures © Yi Yin
Portland

Thrilling New Work by Women for Oregon Ballet Theater

By , 29 June 2017
****1
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Alexander Whitley's 8 Minutes © Johan Persson
London

Alexander Whitley/ Daniel Wohl/ Tal Rosner: 8 Minutes

By , 27 June 2017
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Eifman Ballet in Tchaikovsky Pro et Contra © Evgeny Matveev
Los Angeles

Eifman's Tchaikovsky, Pro et Contra Opens in Los Angeles

By , 23 June 2017
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A Scene from A Streetcar Named Desire © Szilvia Csibi
Budapest

A brilliant end to the season: Marianna Venekei’s A Streetcar Named Desire premieres in Budapest

By , 17 June 2017
*****
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Oihana Vesga Bujan and Liam Riddic, Tangent © Chris Nash
London

Richard Alston Dance Company draws inspiration from around the world in diverse triple bill.

By , 16 June 2017
****1
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