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Dance links w/b Sunday April 15, 2018

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Links – Sunday 15 April, 2018

 

Reviews – English National Ballet, Voices of America Quad Bill, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Vikki Jane Vile, BWW UK

Stefan Kyriazis, Express

Lise Smith, Londonist

Maria Iu, Exeunt

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Manon – with Hayward, Osipova and Nuñez, London: Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Review – Dorrance Dance, Jungle Blues, Three to One, Myelination, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com

 

Review – Kristina Chan & Others, Mountain, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Gallery – Gandini Juggling & Alexander Whitley, SpringLondon: Lidia Crisafulli, DanceTabs

 

Style Feature – Roberto Bolle: Stephen Doig, Telegraph

 

News – Pittsburgh Dance Council 2018-19 Season: Staff, Tribune-Review

 

News – An interesting potential development for ‘teachers’ in New Zealand: Staff, NZ Herald

 

Opinion – Feminists don’t care about the gender gap in ballet. Why should we care about the one in tech?  Madison Breshears, Washington Examiner

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Links – Monday 16 April, 2018

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tears, Marguerite and Armand, Elite Syncopations, London:

Vanessa Keys, Telegraph

Gallery – Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Reviews – English National Ballet, Voices of America Quad Bill, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Jeffery Taylor, Express

 

Review – Carousel (Choreo, Justin Peck), New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – Holly Blakey & dancers, Cowpuncher, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Review – East London Dance/Tony Adigun, IDENTITY, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs

 

Review – DeNada Dance Theatre, Toro: Beauty and the Bull, Leeds: Dawn Smallwood, Reviews Hub

 

Review – Basil Twist, Symphonie Fantastique, New York: Martha Sherman, dancelog.nyc

 

Diary – Los Angeles, this week: Matt Cooper, LA Times

 

Preview – Ka-nei-see I Collective, Nevertheless, San Francisco: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner

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Links – Tuesday 17 April, 2018

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, Marguerite and Armand, Elite Syncopations, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Debra Craine, The Times

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vikki Jane Vile, BWW UK

 

Reviews– English National Ballet, Voices of America Quad Bill, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Sanjoy Roy, NY Times

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Erin Whitcroft, Bachtrack

Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

News – The Merce Cunningham Trust announces global Centennial plans, including the Royal Ballet: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Feature/News – Planning New York City Ballet’s Next Season:

Michael Cooper, NY Times

Ryan McPhee, Playbill

 

News – Reports of difficulties at Paris Opera Ballet: Henry Samuel, Telegraph

 

Review – Houston Ballet, Don Quixote (Stevenson), Houston: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

 

News – Maria Kochetkova to retire from San Francisco Ballet: Leba Hertz, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Little Mortal Jump, RAkU, Emergence, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Review – Gandini Juggling/Alexander Whitley, SpringLondon: Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

 

Review – Holly Blakey & dancers, Cowpuncher, London:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Anna Winter, The Stage

 

Preview – Ballet Revolución, Sydney: Steve Meacham, The Age

 

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Links – Wednesday April 18, 2018

 

Obituaries:

Ivor Guest, dance historian: The Telegraph

Scott Ambler, dancer and choreographer: The Telegraph

 

 

Feature/interview - Viviana Durante on her MacMillan showcase: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - The Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, Marguerite and Armand, Elite Syncopations, London: Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - English National Ballet, Voices of America, London: Cristiana Ferrauti, The Upcoming

 

Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Little Mortal Jump, RaKU, Emergence, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Murphy, Sydney: Michelle Potter, …on dancing

 

Review - Anna Sperber, Wealth from the Salt Seas, NY: Martha Sherman, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - Northern Ballet, The Little Mermaid, Milton Keynes: Maggie Constable, The Reviews Hub

 

Preview - Dancing Monks of Assam at the Dancing the Gods Festival, Philadelphia: Marina Harss, New York Times

 

Review - Oregon Ballet Theatre, Man/Woman, Portland: Heather Wisner, Oregon Artswatch

 

Film preview - Ingmar Bergman Through the Choreographer’s Eye, SF: Janos Gereben, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

Review - ClancyWorks Dance Company, The Resilience Project, Washington: Arielle Ostry, Danceviewtimes

 

News - BBC 4 dance season: ATV Today

 

 

Ballet, but not quite as you know it…

Elizabeth Saint-Jalmes & Cyril Leclerc, Slow Pixel: Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian

 

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Links – Thursday April 19, 2018

 

Insight event - Alexei Ratmansky and the choreographic process, NY: Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes

 

Interview - Akram Khan: Daisy Bowie-Sell, WhatsOnStage

 

Review - Dada Masilo/The Dance Factory, Giselle, Beverley Hills: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

News - Paris Opera Ballet dancers complain of harassment: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Review - Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, 50th anniversary season opener, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Atlanta Ballet, Tu Tu & More, Atlanta: Kathleen Wessel, ArtsATL

 

Photo gallery - Viviana Durante Company, Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Preview feature - Ballet Tech, summer show, NY: Helene Stapinski, New York Times

 

Review - Mark Bruce Company, Macbeth, Blackpool: David Upton, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Little Mortal Jump, RaKU, Emergence, Seattle: Maggie Larrick, Queen Anne & Magnolia News

 

Q & A - Karole Armitage to choreograph for Trinity Laban’s Transitions Dance Company: Erica Bush, InYourArea

 

Review - Oregon Ballet Theatre, Man/Woman, Portland: Shannon Gormley, Willamette Week

 

Review - Cloud Gate 2, Spring Riot, Taiwan: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Preview - Sarasota Ballet, Great Masters of Dance: Niki Kottman, YourObserver

 

Film preview - Corey Baker, Antarctica: The First Dance: Dionne Christian, New Zealand Herald

 

Review - MaryGrace Phillips, W E A T H E R, Atlanta: Candice Thompson, ArtsATL

 

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Links – Friday April 20, 2018

 

Reviews - Viviana Durante Company, Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time, London:

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Debra Craine, The Times
Anna Winter, The Stage

 

Review - The Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, Marguerite and Armand, Elite Syncopations, London: Michelle Potter, …on dancing

 

Review - English National Ballet, Giselle (Akram Khan), cinema release: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review - Justin Peck & Jack O’Brien, Carousel, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Royal Swedish Ballet, Artifact Suite, The Grey Area, Stockhom: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Review - Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, 50th anniversary season opener, NY: Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat

 

Review - Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, 5th Anniversary celebration, Amsterdam: Isabella Zijp, Bachtrack

 

Interview - Peter Boal, AD of Pacific Northwest Ballet: Brangien Davis, Crosscut

 

Interview - Céline Gittens, Birmingham Royal Ballet: Rashod Ollison, The Virginian-Pilot

 

Review - Ballet Hispánico, mixed bill, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Review - Ballet West, Return to a Strange Land, Summerspace, Shakespeare Suite, Salt Lake City: Lynette Randall, Daily Utah Chronicle

 

Review - FJK Dance, UnTold, NY: Cindy Sibilsky, Broadway World

 

Film review - Mathilda (the film about Tsar Nicholas II and Mathilda Kshesinskaya): Viv Groskop, The Guardian

 

Diary - 8 dance performances to see this next week in NYC: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

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Links – Saturday April 21, 2018

 

Review - The Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, Marguerite and Armand, Elite Syncopations, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Review - Viviana Durante Company, Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time, London: Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

 

Review - Washington Ballet, Serenade, Symphonic Variations, The Concert, Washington: Oksansa Khadarina, Fjord Review

 

Interview/feature - Carlos Acosta and Acosta Danza: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

News - Possokhov/Serebrennikov’s Nureyev nominated for Benois de la Danse: TASS

 

Diary - 6 to see in New York: Elizabeth Zimmer, Village Voice

 

Diary - 3 of the best UK dance shows: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

Feature - Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Sean Erwin, Miami New Times

 

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