ARTS & CULTURE
05/23/2014 05:40 pm ET Updated May 23, 2014

Drones Make The Best Modern Dance Partners (VIDEO)

These dancing drones steal the show.

In the video above, the Japanese troupe Eleven Play performs with flying robots at Spiral Hall in Tokyo.

The old show business adage warning people against working with children or animals could apply to machines, too. As you can see, at times the human dancers seem reduced to spectators.

But maybe that's the point.

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