The Dance: A Month of Now


New York is the dance capital of the world, and May was the month that proved it. During that time, the city played host to four of the world's major dance companies, plus half a dozen lesser ones. In one remarkable evening this week, all three of Lincoln Center's auditoriums were given over to ballet.

The New York City Ballet offered some of the most spectacular dancing—and it was strictly homegrown. During its spring season at the New York State Theater of Lincoln Center, it displayed a repertory of 41 dances, a...

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