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Watching the established San Diego dance companies, and even many of those dancers who try their hand at choreography, one can’t help but seeing some similarities. There is definitely an SD dance aesthetic that, as dancer/choreographer Rebecca Bruno (formerly of SD, now based in LA) rightly calls “silky-smooth.” It’s pleasant and pretty, but not always provocative, exciting, and fresh. The Emerge Dance Festival seeks to find the next voices in San Diego Dance. Here’s hoping for something truly new and innovative…