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Cedar Lake Ballet Triple Bill

A mischievous spectacle from New York's questing contemporary ballet company

By Neil Norman  

When it comes to patronage, some dance companies are more fortunate than others. New York’s thrilling contemporary ballet company, Cedar Lake, can afford to be adventurous, having mined a rich seam of private investment through Walmart heiress Nancy Laurie, who founded the company in 2003. But they take nothing for granted. The company is composed of 16 uniformly brilliant dancers, none of whom are risk averse. Whether they are required to roll around on the floor, interact with back projections or perform dizzying turns and gestures with mercurial speed, they are…

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