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Stav Struz of the Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company impersonates German choreographer Pina Bausch in a familiar pose from her work “Café Müller,” an emotional blend of slumber and swoon.

Bausch, born in 1940, studied expressionist dance with Kurt Jooss in the city of Essen and went on to study modern dance in New York in the 1960s. In 1972 she became artistic director of the...