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Dance: At Jacob's Pillow
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Ludmila Pagliero and Takeru Coste of 3e Étage: Soloists and Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet in Samuel Murez’s “Processes of Intricacy” at Jacob’s Pillow. Photo by Cherylynn Tsushima

If they had not established at the outset their exquisite strength and technique in the bravura “La Valse Infernale,” one could have mistaken 3e Étage: Soloists and Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet for a circus. A circus imbued with tricks, high jinks and a head-spinning attraction to vaudeville.

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