Best of 2007 - Dance
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Best of 2007 - Dance

Best of 2007 - Dance
Lloyd Riggins, left, as Gustav von Aschenbach, and Edvin Revazov as Tadzio perform a duet in Hamburg Ballet’s presentation of John Neumeier’s daring, full-evening story ballet “Death in Venice” at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. (Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Dance
Sara Baras offered an irresistible taste of Spain’s new era of grand-scale, hyper-glamorous flamenco in a program titled “Sabores,” part of UCLA Live at Royce Hall. (Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Dance
The Joffrey Ballet performs a newly revised version of Twyla Tharp’s heady, Beach Boys-fueled 1973 pop suite “Deuce Coupe.” (Herbert Migdoll)
Best of 2007 - Dance
At UCLA’s Royce Hall, Akram Khan performs a kathak routine, which is danced barefoot. Khan also performed with classical dancer Sylvie Guillem, making for a starry experiment in person-to-person and culture-to-culture interplay. (Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Dance
Kyoto butoh master Katsura Kan joins Canadian dancer Gabriella Daris in a haunting duet, part of “Global Butoh” at Highways Performance Space. (Alex Gallardo/Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Dance
Angelin Preljocaj’s choreography is featured in the 2006 film “Pavillon Noir,” part of Dance Camera West’s film festival lineup this year. (Dance Camera West)
Best of 2007 - Dance
Dazzling, tireless tap dance star Savion Glover, performing at the Hollywood Bowl in July. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Dance
One of the year’s break-through events, “Foreign Bodies,” choreographed by Jacques Heim, had Diavolo Dance Theater members peforming to Esa-Pekka Salonen’s 2001 composition of the same name, accompanied by the L.A. Philharmonic. (Christine Cotter/Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Dance
Julie Shanahan moves past a whale hulk in the quirky, fascinating, overextended and rule-breaking extravaganza “Ten Chi” from Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal, receiving its North American premiere at Royce Hall. (Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times)
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