Wheeldon says the World's Fair was a natural fit for The Nutcracker's second act. Above, Christine Rocas and Fabrice Calmels. Cheryl Mann/Joffrey/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Taking A Crack At A New 'Nutcracker': This One's Set At The World's Fair

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'It's (Sexy) Asian Men!' Hallelujah!

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Debbie Allen's 'Weapons' To Stop Gun Violence Are Dance And Music

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Dance Like Animals In Wynton Marsalis' 'Spaces'

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Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism

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Chicago's Fine Arts Building Has 10 Floors But Innumerable Stories

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Notorious FDA? Feds Turn To Hip-Hop To Tamp Down Teen Smoking

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Stranger Than Fiction: Cuba, Spies, Bombs And Dance

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Six of Damine's 10 remaining children perform in the finale of the village's annual kabuki festival. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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As A Japanese Mountain Village Shrinks, So Do Its Prospects For Kabuki

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At 42, Matthew Rushing Might Just Be The Peyton Manning Of Dance

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From Streets To Stage, Two Dance Worlds See Harmonization And Chaos

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100 Years On, Cleveland Play House Stays True To Its Regional Mission

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HBO Documentary Explores Dark Underbelly Of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet

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