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Dance review: Dancers display energy in an array of music

“Pitt” and other members of Compagnie Käfig perform “Agwa” at Jacob’s Pillow.
Photographer: Jacob's Pillow
“Pitt” and other members of Compagnie Käfig perform “Agwa” at Jacob’s Pillow.
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Hip-hop collides with contemporary choreography in a most striking way in Compagnie Käfig. The all-male Brazilian ensemble, now on the main stage at Jacob’s Pillow, is thrilling audiences with its energy, humor and attack that is proving that hip-hop, sprinkled with capoeira and samba, speaks a universal language. French choreographer Mourad Merzouki harnesses the street-savvy talents of this group of 11 dancers in two works — “Correria” and “Agwa.” He takes their flash, which is ...

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