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Candice gives her Dd short short list picks for the week of Sept. 16, 2013.

1. The Metamorphosis, a Royal Ballet production choreographed by Arthur Pita.

A dance version of Kafka’s famous novella? Yes, please.

9/17-9/29
The Joyce Theater
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2.FREE Fall for Dance performances in Central Park featuring New York City Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence and STREB Extreme Action Company.

9/16 and 9/17 at 8p
The Delacorte Theater
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3. Megan V. Sprenger / MVworks – Flutter
Juxtaposing abstraction with storytelling, Flutter explores “themes of individuality, vulnerability and compassion.”

9/18-9/21
The Chocolate Factory
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Written by Candice Thompson

After more than a decade in Brooklyn, Candice Thompson is now an Atlanta-based artist and writer. Prior to dancing with the Milwaukee Ballet Company and ad hoc Ballet, she trained with Kee Juan Han at the School of Ballet Arizona and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She founded LOLAstretch Dancewear in 2000 and has designed costumes for a variety of theater and dance companies across the country. She recently received a masters degree in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University’s Creative Writing Program and more of her dance writing can be found in the pages of Dance Magazine, Pointe, and Dance Teacher.