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Clip du jour: Mikhail Baryshnikov dances 'Giselle'

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Thirty-five years ago today, Mikhail Baryshnikov made his U.S. debut in Giselle. The clip below, from a 1977 performance, reminds those of us whose knowledge of dance stems primarily from Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance and Center Stage that some performances do truly deserve a standing ovation and the “Deeley Chills.” (Doesn’t the roar of applause at the end make you wish you were there?)