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Dance links w/b Sunday June 10, 2018

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Links – Sunday May 10, 2018

 

Review - English National Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer

 

Reviews - American Ballet Theatre, Harlequinade, New York:

Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes

Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World

 

Review - School of American Ballet, La Source, In Creases, Circus Polka, Western Symphony, NY: Carol Pardo, Danceviewtimes

 

Review - Royal Danish Ballet, New Tones, Copenhagen: Eva Kistrup, Copenhagen Report

 

Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Festival Gala, Copenhagen: Eva Kistrup, Copenhagen Report

 

Review - Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, Melbourne: Melinda Oliver, Daily Review

 

Review - Boston Ballet, Obsidian Tear (amid a New York Philharmonic concert), NY: David Wright, New York Classical Review

 

Photo gallery – Akram Khan Company, Portraits in Otherness: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Cinderella, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The Scotsman

 

Review - A.I.M. (previously Kyle Abraham/Abraham in Motion), mixed bill, NY: Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat

 

Review - Hong Kong Ballet, A Day in the Life, Rush, Le Carnaval des Animaux, Hong Kong: Kevin Ng, Asia Times

 

Review - SFDanceworks, The Old Child, Homing, Snap, Jardí Tancat, SF: Mary Ellen Hunt, San Francisco Chronicle

 

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Links – Monday June 11, 2018

 

Reviews - English National Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Harlequinade, New York: Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat

 

Review - Boston Ballet, Obsidian Tear (amid a New York Philharmonic concert), NY: Seth Colter Wallis, New York Times

 

Review - Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, Melbourne: Jordan Vincent, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review - Ballet Preljocaj, Snow White, Sydney: Michelle Potter, …on dancing

 

Feature - Susan Grinder of Danish National Ballet retires: Eva Kistrup, Copenhagen Report

 

Feature & video - Justin Peck wins Tony Award (Best Choreography) for Carousel: Broadway World

 

Feature - Alice Topp, Australian Ballet, dancer and choreographer: Jane Albert, Vogue Australia

 

Review - Lydia Johnson Dance, What Counts, This, and My Heart Beside..., Trio Sonatas, Undercurrent, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

N.B. Some US sites remain blocked in Europe on GDPR grounds

 

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Links – Tuesday 12 June, 2018

 

Reviews – SFDanceworksSnap, Homing, The Old Child, Jardí Tancat, San Francisco:

Heather Desaulniers, DanceTabs

Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Northern Ballet, Jane Eyre, Salford: Aniqah Choudhri, Exeunt

 

Reviews – Akram Khan CompanyPortraits in Otherness, London:

Rachel Nouchi, Exeunt

David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Reviews – Ballet Black, The Suit, A Dream Within Midsummer Night’s Dream, Glasgow:

Mary Brennan, Herald

Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

 

Interview – Aran Bell on his debut as Romeo with ABT: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature – Where are today’s dynamite ballerina roles?  Joseph Carman, Dance Magazine

 

Books – And then we danced/Henry Alford; Celestial Bodies/Laura Jacobs: Misty Copeland, NY Times

 

Review – Whim W’Him, Stickers, Duck Sitting, Silent Scream, Seattle: Megan Burbank, Seattle Times

 

Review – Kevin and Karen Clifton, Kevin and Karen Dance, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

News – New temporary home for RNZB: Dani McDonald, Dominion Post

 

 

Still no apparent progress on GDPR at some US newspapers

 

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Links – Wednesday 13 June, 2018

 

Feature – All about Odette, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Queen: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review – English National Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

 

Review – Dancing with Bergman, Ek, Inger, Ekman Triple Bill, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, Frame by Frame, Toronto: Denise Sum, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Ballet Black, The Suit, A Dream Within Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dundee & Glasgow:

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Kirsty Morgan, Bachtrack

 

News/Reviews – English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer Competition:

Giverny Masso, The Stage

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Preview – BangarraDark Emu, Sydney & Touring: Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore, Guardian

 

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Cinderella, Glasgow: Lauren Humphreys, Reviews Hub

- Feature – Cordelia Braithwaite as Cinders: Brian Beacom, Herald

 

Review – Step Afrika! The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, Washington DC: Alexander C. Kafka, DC Theatre Scene

 

News – Fall for Dance North, 2018 Season, Toronto: Debra Yeo, Toronto Star

 

Gallery – Rhiannon Faith, Smack That, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review – Splayed Festival, Two Programmes, London: Alexandra Gray, SeeingDance

 

NB: The Independent has a re-run of Roslyn Sulcas’ NY Times piece last week on Chase Johnsey with ENB.

 

Still no apparent progress on GDPR at some US newspapers

 

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Links – Thursday 14 June, 2018

 

Reviews– Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMIllan), London:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

- Gallery: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

- Gallery: Roy Tan, BWW

 

Archive – Globalisation or Culturalism. Is Ballet at the Crossroads? Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Review – San Francisco International Arts Festival: Various Companies: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Dance@TheGrangeCurated by Wayne McGregor & Edward Watson, Hampshire: Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

 

Review – Akram Khan Company, Portraits in Otherness, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review

 

Review – PhiladancoNew Fruit, A Movement for Five, Folded Prism, With(in) Verse, New York: Elizabeth Zimmer, Village Voice

 

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Cinderella, Glasgow: Adam Robinson, BWW UK

 

Reviews – ENB’s Emerging Dancer Competition:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Vera Liber, BTG

 

Review – Splayed Festival, Two Programmes, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs

 

Reviews – Rhiannon Faith, Smack That, London:

David Jays, Guardian

Anna Winter, The Stage

 

Feature – Francia Rissell on working with Balanchine: Rebecca Fox, Otago Daily Times

 

Feature – Katherine Minor & Fabio Lo Giudice, Royal New Zealand Ballet: Rebecca Fox, Otago Daily Times

 

News – Joffrey Ballet – best grossing season in 2017-18: Staff, BWW Chicago

 

School Performance Reviews & Feature:

School of American Ballet, New York: David Mead, SeeingDance

School of Alberta Ballet, Calgary: Stephan Bonfield, Calgary Herald

Dance Center of Columbia College, Chicago: Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Feature – More on Chase Johnsey at ENB: Courtney Escoyne, Dance Magazine

 

Report – Middle Eastern Mosaic Dance Conference, Miami: Gabriel Poblete, Miami Herald

 

 

And there’s still no apparent progress on GDPR at some US newspapers

 

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Links – Friday 15 June, 2018

 

Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, New York: Robert Gottlieb, Observer

Harlequinade (Ratmansky/Petipa)

AfteRite (McGregor)

 

Review– Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMIllan), London: Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

 

Livestream Reviews:

Royal Ballet, Swan Lake: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

Royal Ballet, Manon: Jaine Blackman, Oxford Mail

 

Review – New York City Ballet, CoppéliaNew York: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Celebrate Women Triple + Revelations, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Reviews – Rhiannon Faith, Smack That, London:

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Keith McKenna, BTG

 

Diary – Around New York, This Week: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview – Jacob’s Pillow, 2018 Season: Jeffrey Borak, Berkshire Eagle

 

Salsa Feature – Las Chicas Locas, New York: Monica Castillo, NY Times

 

Film Preview – Unstoppable Feat: The Dances of Ed Mock: Pam Grady, SF Chronicle

 

Feature – Dance Camp at Breitenbush: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch

 

And there’s still no apparent progress on GDPR at some US newspapers

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Links – Saturday 16 June, 2018

 

Reviews– Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMIllan), London:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

Vera Liber, BTG

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

 

Review – American Ballet Theater, Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan, Various Casts), New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Cinderella, Glasgow: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

 

Podcast – Interview with Akram Khan: Griselda Murray Brown, Financial Times  (from 17.25)

 

What’s On:

Around UK: Judith Mackrell, Guardian  (Scroll down!)

In New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature – Pride Week & The Missing Generation, New York: Brian Schaefer, NY Times

 

Review – Rhiannon Faith, Smack That, London: Keith McKenna, BTG

 

Review – NW Dance Project, This Time Tomorrow, MemoryHouse, If You Stay, Portland: Heather Wisner, Oregon Artswatch

 

Features:

Giving Swan Lake an Odissi Makeover: Divya Shekhar, Economic Times

Houston Ballet preparing Swan Lake in Jones Hall: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle  (with Archive Gallery)

 

I fear that the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and Sarasota Herald-Tribune look like becoming no-go zones outside the US since the EU GDPR regulations came into force.

 

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