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An artist's costume designs can often have a life all their own, a verve that dancers may be challenged to equal. A case in point is this Desmond Heeley costume design for the Three Ivans in Houston Ballet's 1990 Sleeping Beauty, in which the very sketchiness calls up energy.

Bart Roth

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The lavishly illustrated publications of Harry N. Abrams have regularly featured dance and dancers, in one form or another. Below, a photo from Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire, a survey of Taymor's career. (Her Tony-winning The Lion King is shown.)

Harris Green

Spirit - A Journey in Dance, Drums and Song, the multicultural rock and dance spectacular created by Peter Buffett, in collaboration with Chief Hawk Pope, was long on energy, thanks to Wayne Cilento' s choreography. The photo above catches the show's blend of mod and ethnic style.

Bart Roth
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