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Dance

baletmoskva.ruEgopoint: Nadja Saidakova's contemporary dance staging to music by Luke Slater. Joint production of Staatsballett Berlin and Moskva Ballet. National Youth Theater.

Dance Addresses

Thursday The 26th

Still Current: Russell Maliphant's contemporary dance staging to music by Arman Amar, Andy Cowron, Mukul and Satie. Sadler Wells (London) production. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW The Death of Tarelkin (Smert Tarelkina): multimedia dance performance on the themes of Sukhovo-Kobylin's grotesque farce about a clerk who fakes death in vain to escape his miserable life and his voracious boss. Music by Roman Kutnov, choreography by Artyom Ignatyev. Moskva Ballet production. ZIL Cultural Center. 8 p.m.

Friday The 27th

Egopoint: Nadja Saidakova's contemporary dance staging to music by Luke Slater. Joint production of Staatsballett Berlin and Moskva Ballet. National Youth Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW The Death of Tarelkin (see Thurs. listing). ZIL Cultural Center. 8 p.m.

Saturday The 28th

NEW The Architecture of Sound: Two new avant-garde ballets — Konstantin Semyonov's "Labyrinth" to music by Boris Tchaikovsky and Kirill Radeyev's "Three Poems" to music by Yury Abdokov. Moskva Ballet production. National Youth Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 1st

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on a fairy tale about an enchanted princess, staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. The Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): La Classique Moscow Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's ballet. National Youth Theater. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 2nd

Don Quixote: (Lebedinoye Ozero): Russian Classical Ballet production of Minkus' ballet based on Cervantes' novel. National Youth Theater. 7 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: Prokofiev's ballet based on Shakespeare's tragedy as staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

NEW Antigone: Konstantin Mishin's contemporary dance staging based on Sophocles' tragedy. School of Dramatic Art. July 3 and 4, 7 p.m.

Beryozka Dance Ensemble in concert. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. July 3, 7 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): Tchaikovsky's ballet about a princess who is turned into a swan but regains her human form every night for a few hours. Features a collation of all the classic choreographical versions. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. July 3, 7 p.m.

The Nutcracker (Lebedinoye Ozero): La Classique Moscow Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's ballet based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale. National Youth Theater. July 3 and 4, 7 p.m.

NEW Manon: Kenneth MacMillan's ballet set to Massenet's music and based on the novel "Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut" by Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. July 4, 5 and 6, 7 p.m.

NEW The Taming of the Shrew (Ukroshcheniye Stroptivoi): Jean-Christophe Maillot's ballet based on Shakespeare's comedy to music by Shostakovich. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. July 4, 8 and 9 at 7 p.m., July 5 at noon and 7 p.m., July 6 at 6 p.m.

NEW The Little Prince (Malenky Prints): Nikita Dmitriyevsky's ballet based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery's story. Meyerhold Center. July 7 and 8 at 8 p.m.