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Links – Sunday 3 December, 2017

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Sylvia (Various Casts) London:

David Dougill, Sunday Times (+ Ivan Putrov, Men in Motion)

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express

 

Review – Teac Damsa, Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review – Vincent Dance Theatre, Shut Down, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer

 

Feature – Royal Ballet’s Yasmine Naghdi, Francesca Hayward, Melissa Hamilton: Emma Byrne, Spectator

 

Feature – Scottish Ballet's Barnaby Rook Bishop & Sophie Martin: Barry Didcock, Sunday Heraldh

 

Feature – Australian Ballet’s Sharni Spencer, Valerie Tereshchenko,  Isobelle Dashwood: Laura House, Daily Mail Australia

 

News – Dancer exodus puts spotlight on Royal New Zealand Ballet boss: Kelvin Texeira & Dani Macdonald, Dominion Post

 

Review – Sarasota Ballet, ‘Metropolitan’ Triple Bill, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune

 

Review – Liz Gerring Dance Company, Horizon, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Feature – The Rhythm of Colombia’s Salsa Capital: Monica Castillo & Rose Marie Cromwell, NY Times

 

Review – Charles Atlas, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Reiner, TesseractLos Angeles: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times

 

Review – Sydney Dance Company, ‘New Breed’ Mixed Bill, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

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Links – Monday December 4, 2017

 

Reviews - Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wheeldon), Chicago:

Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Review - Royal Danish Ballet, The Nutcracker, Copenhagen: Eva Kistrup, Danceviewtimes

 

Photo gallery - The Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review - Australian Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Sydney: Claudia Lawson, Fjord Review

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, Birmingham: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Reviews - Teaċ Daṁsa, Swan Lake, London:

David Mead, SeeingDance

John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard International

 

Feature - Carmen de Lavallade: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Feature - Dance on film, and Valérie Müller & Angelin Preljocaj’s Polina: Rachel Stone, Fjord Review

 

Review - Charles Atlas, Rashaun Mitchell & Silas Riener, Tesseract, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

Feature - Li Cunxin on returning to the stage for The Nutcracker: Natasha Patch, Broadsheet Brisbane

 

Review - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Formosa, Taipei: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Feture - Sophie Martin & Barnaby Rook Bishop of Scottish Ballet talk clothes and costumes: Barry Didcock, Herald Scotland

 

Preview - Takao Kawaguchi, About Kazuo Ohno: Reliving the Butoh Diva's Masterpieces, Saitama, Japan: Kris Kosaka, Japan Times

 

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Links – Tuesday December 5, 2017

 

Review - The Royal Ballet, Sylvia, London: Zoë Anderson, The Independent

 

Reviews - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 2017 season, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Tracy Hopkins, Broadway World

 

Interview - Sergei Polunin: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - Nederlands Dans Theater, mixed bill, Berlin: Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack

 

Review - Keely Garfield, Perfect Piranha, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Bolshoi Ballet, The Nutcracker, in cinemas: Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

 

Review - Ballet West, The Nutcracker, Salt Lake City: Heather Hayes, Deseret News

 

Review - Washington Ballet, The Nutcracker, Washington: Alexander C. Kafka, DC Theatre Scene

 

News features - Upheaval at RNZB:

Deborah Jones, FollowSpot

Corazon Miller & Kelly Dennett, New Zealand Herald

 

Profile - Kaidi Wu of Shen Yun Performing Arts: Annie Wu, Epoch Times

 

Review - Malpaso Dance Company, mixed bill, LA: Jane Rosenberg, Seen and Heard International

 

Review - Liz Lea & Katie Senior, That extra ’some, Canberra: Michelle Potter, … on dancing

 

News - Guggenheim’s Works and Process 2018 season: Joshua Barone, New York Times

 

And…

 

My childhood Christmas, by Carlos Acosta amongst others: Chris Wiegand, The Guardian

 

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Links – Wednesday December 6, 2017

 

Preview - Suzanne Farrell Ballet, farewell performances, Washington: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

 

Review - Wendy Whelan & Brian Brooks, Some of a Thousand Words, First Fall, SF: Jaime Robles, Bachtrack

 

Preview - Wayne McGregor’s Tree of Codes in Sydney: Jane Albert, Broadsheet

 

Preview - Twyla Tharp, Minimalism and Me: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Photos - Australian Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Francesca Wallace & Daniel Boud, Vogue Australia

 

Review - Sydney Dance Company, New Breed, Sydney: Deborah Jones, FollowSpot

 

Exhibition - Mao's Last Dancer the exhibition: A Portrait of Li Cunxin, Brisbane: Cushla Chauhan, Vogue Australia

 

Review - Mimi Garrard and Dancers, Lines, Untranslatable, A Single Hound, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Feature - Orlando Ballet’s plans for the future: Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel

 

Feature - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s winter series of Crystal Pite’s work: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Review - Helanius Wilkins, Triggered, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

 

 

Nutcracker corner:

 

Reviews - The Royal Ballet, London:

Laura Freeman, Evening Standard

Mark Ronan, blog (cinema relay)

 

Review - Boston Ballet, Boston: Jenifer Sarver, Bachtrack

 

Review - Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, Boston: Iris Fanger, MetroWest Daily News  

 

Feature - Isabel and Ruben Toledo redesigning The Nutcracker for Miami City Ballet: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Syracuse City Ballet, The Nutcracker, Syracuse: Natasha Ashley, Broadway World

 

Preview - Salt Creek Ballet, Skokie: Annie Alleman, Chicago Tribune

 

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Links – Thursday December 7, 2017

 

Reviews - The Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Debra Craine, The Times

Jenny Gilbert, The Arts Desk

Neil Norman, The Stage

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph

G.J. Dowler, Classical Source

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International

 

Feature - The Best Dance of 2017 (US): Alastair Macaulay, Gia Kourlas, Brian Seibert, Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Feature - Princely Duties at The Nutcracker: Marina Harss, New Yorker

 

Reviews - Australian Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Sydney:

Michelle Potter, … on dancing

Michael Bailey, Financial Review

 

Feature - Johan Kobborg, Don Quixote in St Petersburg, and choreographing The White Crow: Galina Stolyarova, Moscow Times

 

Video feature - Chilling Out with Trisha Brown: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Interview - Thomas Lund & Charlotte Falkentoft, The Royal Danish Ballet School: Eva Kistrup, Danceviewtimes

 

Feature - ABT’s Studio Company looks to the future: Amy Brandt, Playbill

 

Preview - Alberta Ballet, The Nutcracker, touring: Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal

 

Feature - Smuin Ballet’s The Christmas Ballet: San Francisco Bay Times

 

Feature - Isabel and Ruben Toledo on redesigning The Nutcracker for Miami City Ballet: Leilah Bernstein, Los Angeles Magazine

 

Feature - Nutcrackers galore in Tucson: Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly

 

Feature - Sarasota Ballet goes back to NY in 2018: Thomas Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Review - LiveVibe, Samples & Interpolations, London: Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

 

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Links – Friday December 8, 2017

 

Review - New York City Ballet, The Nutcracker, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Reviews - The Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, London:

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Sam Smith, Londonist

 

Reviews - Project Polunin, Satori, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Neil Norman, The Stage

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph
Debra Craine, The Times
Laura Freeman, Evening Standard

Gary Naylor, Broadway World

Teresa Guerreiro, CultureWhisper

 

Review - Keely Garfield, Perfect Piranha, NY: Leigh Witchell, dancelog.nyc

 

Feature - Suzanne Farrell Ballet disbanding: Marina Harss, Dance Magazine

 

Reviews - Australian Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Sydney:

Jack Teiwes, Australian Stage

Jade Kops, Broadway World

 

Review - Ballet Hispanico, Bury Me Standing, Espiritu Vivo, Con Brazos Abiertos, NY: Caryn Cooper, Broadway World

 

Film review - Stéphanie di Giusto, The Dancer (Loïe Fuller biopic): Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times

 

Review - BalletX, Beautiful Decay, Philadelphia: Nicole DelRossi, Broadway World

 

Feature - Anita Paciotti rehearsing San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker in her 50th season: Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Review - Introdans, So You Think You Can Stoelendans, Amsterdam: Isabella Zip, Bachtrack

 

News - Resolution Festival 2018 at The Place, London: Londondance

 

News - This week in NYC: Brian Schaefer, New York Times

 

Feature - Two versions of The Nutcracker: Sharon Kilarski, Epoch Times

 

Feature - Santa Clara Ballet’s 44th Nutcracker, behind the scenes: Diane Andrews, Santa Clara Weekly

 

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Links - Saturday 09 December 2017

 

 

Reviews - Project Polunin, Satori, London: 

David Jays, Guardian

Rachel Nouchi, London Dance

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Nederlands Dans Theater, In the Event, Shutters Shut, Woke Up Blind, Safe As Houses, Hong Kong:  Kevin Ng, HK Economic Journal

 

Reviews - Northern Ballet, The Little Mermaid, Leeds:

Holly Spanner, Reviews Hub

Sarah Freeman, Yorkshire Post

Paul Szabo, The Gay UK

 

Reviews - Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Forever Balanchine Farewell, Washington: 

Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

Carolyn Kelemen, DC Metro Theater Arts

Alexander C Kafka, DC Theatre Scene

 

Nutcracker Corner:

 

Review - New York City Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, London: 

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, Costa Mesa:  Paul Hodgins, Press Telegram

 

Featurette - Laura Day of BRB on dancing Clara in The Nutcracker:  Staff, Redditch Standard

 

Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Nutcracker, Seattle:  Morgan McMurray, kcts9

 

Review - Brooklyn Ballet, The Brooklyn Nutcracker, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Preview - Southern California Ballet, The Nutcracker, San Diego:  Emily Sorenson, San Digeo Union Tribune

 

Preview - Northern California Ballet, The Nutcracker, Paradise:  Verda Mackay, ChicoER

 

Featurette - What is the right age to introduce a child to The Nutcracker?:  Ellen Fagg Weist, Salt Lake Tribune

 

Feature - Candace Bouchard, Oregon Ballet Theatre, retires after Nutcracker:  Heather Wisner, Oregon Arts Watch

 

News - Quakes and Tremors at RNZB:  Deborah Jones, Follow Spot

 

Review - Vincent Dance Theatre, Shut Down, London:  Rachel Elderkin, Fjord Review

 

Review - Ballet X, Beautiful Decay, Philadelphia:  Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review

 

Feature - The Year in Dance:  New York:  Elizabeth Zimmer, Village Voice

 

News - New York City Ballet season in Saratoga cut to one week:  Wendy Liberatore, Albany Times Union

 

Feature - Performers on learning their parts - including Sarah Lamb:  David Jays, Guardian

 

News - More Nureyev the Ballet performances scheduled for May 2018:  Staff, TASS

 

Review - Hagley Dance Company, VEINS, Christchurch:  Dr Ian Lochhead, NZ Theatreview

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