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CHE MALAMBO With fiery footwork and thundering drums, this dazzling troupe of 14 Argentine gauchos reimagines and reinvigorates traditions of the South American cowboy that date back to competitive duels of agility, speed, and strength from the 17th century. June 29-July 3, $39-$69. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket. 413-243-0745, www.jacobspillow.org

BEREISHIT DANCE COMPANY This contemporary dance troupe from Seoul, making its Pillow debut, is known for work that pairs a sleekly muscular physicality with a cool urban edge. The program includes a singer and traditional Korean drummers. June 29-July 3, $25-$45. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket. 413-243-0745, www.jacobspillow.org

DORRANCE DANCE The remarkably talented, creative tapper Michelle Dorrance and her company take tap to a new level with “ETM: Redux,” which continues a multiyear collaboration involving the electronic tap “instruments” of Nicholas Van Young. These performances open The Yard’s “TapTheYard Week 1.” July 2, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., $5-$75. Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Chilmark. 508-645-9662, www.dancetheyard.org

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FANTASQUE Bard SummerScape 2016 opens with the world premiere of this multilayered dance-theater piece choreographed by John Heginbotham and featuring larger-than-life puppets and design by Amy Trompetter. The piece is a series of cautionary vignettes that evoke a world headed for extinction, but it offers a final tableau of hope and promise. July 1-3, $25-$60. Bard College’s Fisher Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. 845-758-7900, www.fishercenter.bard.edu KAREN CAMPBELL