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Dance

Bolshoi TheaterGiselle: Vladimir Vasilyev's staging of Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Sunday, June 16, at 6 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday, June 13th

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty: Tchaikovsky's ballet as staged by director and choreographer Matthew Bourne. New Adventures Productions (London). Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: Competition of choreographers. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW Violin Concerto (Kontsert Dlya Skripki s Orkestrom): Paul Mejia's ballet to music by Tchaikovsky. Followed by a classical ballet concert. Moskva Ballet Production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Friday, June 14th

NEW 1.03. Surprised Body. Moscow (1.03. Udivlyonnoye Telo. Moskva): a dance performance choreographed by Francesco Scavetta. Platforma at Winzavod. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty: (See Thurs. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Don Quixote: a ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a country gentleman who sets out to right the world's wrongs. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: Second round. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 15th

NEW 1.03. Surprised Body. Moscow: (See Fri. listing.) Platforma at Winzavod. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty: (See Thurs. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 1 and 7 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: Second round. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on the fairy tale about an enchanted princess who is awakened by a prince's kiss. Choreography by Marius Petipa, editing by Andrei Petrov. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 16th

NEW 1.03. Surprised Body. Moscow: (See Fri. listing.) Platforma at Winzavod. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty: (See Thurs. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 1 and 7 p.m.

Giselle: Vladimir Vasilyev's staging of Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: Competition of choreographers. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 11 a.m.

The Nutcracker (Shchelkunchik): Andrei Petrov's staging of Tchaikovsky's ballet based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale about a girl's dream in which her nutcracker doll changes into a handsome prince. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 2 p.m.

Monday, June 17th

First Flash (Pervaya Vspyshka): Jorma Elo's ultra-modern dance piece to Sibelius' music, staged by Christophe Dozzi. "Sleepless" (Bessonnitsa): Jiri Kylian's work for six dancers with Dirk Haubrich's new music based on Mozart's Adagio in C minor. "Sechs Tanze. Petit Mort" (Shest Tantsev. Malenkaya Smert): two of Jiri Kylian's dance pieces to Mozart's music. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 18th

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Sho-bo-gen-zo (The Path of True Seeing): A modern dance performance inspired by the holy book of Japanese Buddhism about the search for inner freedom, happiness, universal peace and eternal truth. Choreography and set design by Josef Nadj.Centre Choreographique National d'Orleans production. Pushkin Theater. 7 p.m.

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: Third round. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19th

Blue Remix: a performance-installation by dancer Yann Marussich in which a mysterious blue liquid oozes through the layers of his skin. Accompanied by Sergei Kasich's live sound. Platforma at Winzavod. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: 6,000 Miles Away: One-act ballets by Jiri Kylian (27'52"), William Forsythe (Rearray) and Mats Ek (Bye). Sylvie Guillem Production. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Sho-bo-gen-zo: (See Tues. listing.) Pushkin Theater. 7 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: winners of the competition in concert. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 6 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. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: 6,000 Miles Away: (See Wed. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. June 20, 22, 23, 24 and 25, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Sho-bo-gen-zo: (See Tues. listing.) Pushkin Theater. June 20 and 21, 7 p.m.

Giselle: Yury Grigorovich's version of Adolphe Adam's ballet. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. June 20, 7 p.m.

Swan Lake: (See Wed. listing.) Novaya Opera. June 20, 7 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): Tchaikovsky's lyrical ballet. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. June 20 and 22, 7 p.m.

NEW Tristan+Isolde. Fragments: a dance piece to music by Wagner choreographed by Regis Obadia. Moskva Ballet Production. Meyerhold Center. June 20 and 21, 8 p.m.

Jewels (Dragotsennosti): George Balanchine's ballet set to music by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and Faure. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. June 21 at 7 p.m., June 22 at noon and 7 p.m., June 23 at 6 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: a staging of Prokofiev's ballet by Yury Grigorovich. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. June 26, 7 p.m.

NEW Vladimir Vasilyev's Class Concert (Klass-Kontsert Vladimira Vasilyeva): a classical ballet concert. Followed by "Violin Concerto" (Kontsert Dlya Skripki s Orkestrom): Paul Mejia's ballet to music by Tchaikovsky. Moskva Ballet Production. Novaya Opera. June 27, 7 p.m.

MT PICK Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company from Israel with the "If At All" show. Yermolova Theater. July 4, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Utopia: Maria Pages and seven Flamenco dancers in the latest show by the Maria Pages Company (Madrid). Mossoviet Theater. July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m.