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    The Year in Arts 2017

    Top 10 dance performances of 2017

    Dorrance Dance, presented by World Music/CRASHarts at the Cutler Majestic Theatre

    Alessandro Sciarroni in “FOLK-S_will you still love me
    tomorrow?” at the Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston Ballet in William Forsythe’s “Artifact” at the Boston Opera House

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    Maureen Fleming in “Axis Mundi,” presented by World Music/CRASHarts at the ICA

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    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, presented by Celebrity
    Series of Boston at the Boch Center Wang Theatre

    Boston Ballet in George Balanchine’s “Stravinsky Violin Concerto” at the Boston Opera House

    Miami City Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

    Jessica Lang Dance at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

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    The Washington Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

    Pam Tanowitz and Simone Dinnerstein in “New Work for
    Goldberg Variations” at the ICA

    Globe correspondents Karen Campbell and Janine Parker
    contributed.

    Jeffrey Gantz can be reached at jeffreymgantz@gmail.com.