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V Unbeatable, the dance troup from Mumbia that won the top prize on America's Got Talent: The Champions this year, are pictured with (left to right) Alesha Dixon, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Terry Crews and Simon Cowell. Trae Patton/NBC hide caption

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers gave Americans a much-needed on-screen escape in the 1930s. Above, they dance in the 1938 comedy musical Carefree. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Fred And Ginger Cheered Us Up During The Depression. Might They Do It Again?

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The current production of Riverdance was updated for its 25th anniversary. But performances have been postponed for the rest of the month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Jack Hartin hide caption

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'Riverdance' Turns 25, But Has Put The Celebration On Hold — For Now

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Laura Benanti performs in Washington in 2015. She recently asked high school students to send her videos of their musical theater performances after many of them were canceled. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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A Broadway Star And #SunshineSongs Bring High School Musical Theater To Small Screens

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Jamar Roberts, the first resident choreographer of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is the creator of Ode. Andrew Eccles/Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater hide caption

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An 'Ode' To Victims Of Gun Violence — From Alvin Ailey Dancers

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Choreographer and director Mark Morris, pictured here at a rehearsal in 2017, will release a new memoir called Out Loud. Beowulf Sheehan/Courtesy of Mark Morris Dance Group hide caption

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'Everybody's Other Than Everybody Else': Choreographer Mark Morris

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María Fernanda Papa, 16, wanted to continue the dance education she'd begun back home in Venezuela. She's now enrolled at a school run by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida in North Miami Beach. Patricia Laine Romero/Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida hide caption

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The Next Stage: How Young Venezuelan Artists Continue Their Studies In The U.S.

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Elena Hinestrosa and her ensemble, Integración Pacífica, perform at one of Petronio Alvarez Music Festival's educational panels. Maria Paz Gutierrez hide caption

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Colombia's Big Summer Music Festival Is All About Blackness

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Anukul Ghosh (left), 63, and Rabin Kumar Majhi, 51, pose as a newly married couple. Ghosh used to play female characters in the 1970s and 1980s. He has now retired from Jatra. Soumya Sankar Bose hide caption

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Soumya Sankar Bose

L-R: Dancers Reid Bartelme, David Norsworthy and Sara Mearns perform in the Merce Cunningham centennial tribute Night of 100 Solos at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The staging of the event often saw multiple dancers performing independent solo routines simultaneously. Stephanie Berger/Courtesy of Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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100 Dances For 100 Years Of Merce Cunningham

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Wizdom dancers perform at the Capitol One Arena in Washington, D.C. Olivia Sun/NPR hide caption

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These NBA Dancers Spin, Shimmy And Twerk. And They're All 50 Or Older

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Lazarus Act 2. Choreographer: Rennie Harris, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Paul Kolnik hide caption

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Debuts 'Lazarus' To Celebrate 60th Anniversary

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Thanks in part to his original songwriting, singing and guitar-playing, Physics doctoral student Pramodh Senarath Yapa beat out the remaining entrants to win this year's "Dance Your Ph.D." contest. Courtesy of Matthias Le Dall hide caption

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Ph.D. Student Breaks Down Electron Physics Into A Swinging Musical

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Video of a school in Shanxi province, China, shows principal Zhang Pengfei leading the students in a major update of the standard calisthenics routine. Screenshot by NPR/China Xinhua News/Twitter hide caption

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