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Dance Links w/b Sunday 18 November, 2018

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Links - Sunday 18 November, 2018

 

 

Review - National Ballet of Canada, Anna Karenina, Toronto:  Denise Sum, Danceview Times

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Spartacus, Sydney:  Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Feature - Is Bournonville still alive?:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times

 

Reviews - Mark Morris Dance Group & Silk Road Ensemble, Layla and Majnun, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Sara Veale, Fjord Review

Paddy Briggs, London Theatre 1

 

Review - Sarasota Ballet, Rhapsody, There where she lived, The Concert, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Review - Boy Blue, Blak, Whyte, Gray, New York:  Tom Phillips, Danceview Times

 

Feature - Young ballerina adds colour to war-torn Syria:  Staff, New China

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Links – Monday November 19, 2018


Obituary - Douglas Wright, dancer, choreographer, writer, poet, visual artist: Jennifer Shennan, …on dancing

 

Obituary - Linda Tarnay, dancer and teacher: Neil Genzlinger, New York Times

 

 

Reviews - Mark Morris Dance Group, Layla and Majnun, London:

David Dougill, Sunday Times

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Review - La Scala Ballet, Giselle, Brisbane : Jill Sykes, Canberra Times

 

Feature - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (prior to a performance of Icon in London): Katie Glass, Sunday Times

 

Q & A - Tamara Rojo: Michael Hogan, The Guardian

 

Review - Ballet Black, The Suit, A Dream Within A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Leeds: Beverley Haigh, The Reviews Hub

 

Review - John Heginbotham, Fantasque, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Sarasota Ballet, Masters of Dance, Sarasota: Carolan Tribovich, Broadway World

 

Review - Boy Blue, Blak Whyte Gray, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Estonian National Ballet, Estonia Now, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, The Herald

 

Feature - Do we still need critics in this age of opinion?: Sarah Donaldson, The Observer

 

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Links – Tuesday November 20, 2018

 

Review - Rashaun Mitchell & Silas Riener, Switch, NY: Joan Acocella, The New Yorker

 

Review - Hamburg Ballet, Die Kameliendame, Hamburg: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Video interview - David Hallberg: Katia Novikova, Bolshoi Theatre Youtube (in English with Russian subtitles.)

 

Interview - Matthew Ball, The Royal Ballet: Neil Armstrong, The Telegraph

 

Review - Queensland Ballet, Bespoke, Brisbane: Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack

 

Feature - Don’t miss these ballet productions from round the world: Alice Ross, Vogue UK

 

Reviews - Estonian National Ballet, Estonia Now, Glasgow:

Andrew Edwards, Exeunt

Kelly Apter, The Scotsman

 

News - Jessica Lang Dance to disband: Michael Cooper, New York Times

 

Preview - Jessica Lang Dance, Philadelphia: Broadway World

 

Interview - Mette Bødtcher, Royal Danish Ballet: Eva Kistrup, Copenhagen Report

 

Review - David Geaney & James Devine, Velocity, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

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Links – Wednesday November 21, 2018

 

Review - Twyla Tharp Dance, Minimalism and Me, Eight Jelly Rolls, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

 

Review - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, retrospective programme, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Feature - ABT Incubator workshop for young choreographers: Marina Harss, New York Times

 

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

 

Review - La Scala Ballet, Don Quixote, Brisbane : Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack

 

Review - Jesper Just, Interpassivities, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

 

Review - Ballet Black, The Suit, A Dream Within A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Salford: Peter Jacobs, The Reviews Hub

 

Book review - Camille Laurens, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: Rumaan Alam, The New Yorker

 

Review - Royal Opera House Cinema Festival: Broadway World

 

Review - Atamira Dance Company, Pango, Auckland: Raewyn White, New Zealand Herald

 

News - English National Ballet partners with Cunard: eTN

 

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Links – Thursday November 22, 2018

 

Reviews - The Royal Ballet, The Unknown Soldier, Infra, Symphony in C, London:

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Joy Sable, The Jewish Chronicle
Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

Debra Craine, The Times
Anna Winter, The Stage

Jenny Gilbert, The Arts Desk
Siobhan Murphy, TimeOut

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Vikki Jane Vile, Broadway World

…and photos - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review - La Scala Ballet, Giselle, Don Quixote, Brisbane : Valerie Lawson, DanceTabs

 

Review - The Royal Ballet, La Bayadère / Mark Morris Dance Group, Layla and Majnun, London: Laura Freeman, The Spectator

 

Review - Royal Ballet of Flanders, Aki Saito’s retirement performance in Giselle (Khan), Antwerp: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Review - Mathew Bourne, Swan Lake, Salford: Daisy Jackson, Manchester Evening News

 

Video interview - Isaac Hernández, English National Ballet: Iman Amrani, The Guardian

 

Interview - Francesca Velicu, English National Ballet: Katie Berrington, Vogue

 

Feature - Dance horror films: Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian

 

Video feature - #SpeakingInDance, Ron Myles & Anthony Roth Costanzo: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Photo gallery - Didy Veldman, The Knot: Tristram Kenton, The Guardian

 

Feature - James Whiteside’s favourite books: James Whiteside, Vulture

 

Film review - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: James Croot, Stuff

 

Previews - The best Nutcrackers around Atlanta - a lot of them: Cynthia Bond Perry, ArtsATL

 

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Links – Friday November 23, 2018

 

Illustrated essay - Balanchine’s Waltz of the Flowers: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - English National Ballet, Swan Lake, Liverpool: John Roberts, The Reviews Hub

 

Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Nutcracker (Val Caniparoli), Christchurch: Ian Lochhead, Theatreview

 

Review - Didy Veldman’s Umanoove, The Knot, London: David Mead, SeeingDance

… and photos - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Exhibition - William Forsythe: Choreographic Objects, Boston: Iris Fanger, The Patriot Ledger

 

Feature - The RB’s Lauren Cuthbertson takes an emergency trip to the Mariinsky: David Sanderson, The Times

 

Feature - Li Cunxin returns to China with Queensland Ballet: Katrina Yu, SBS NEWS

 

Review - Ballet Frontier of Texas, The Nutcracker, Fort Worth: Cheryl Callon, TheaterJones

 

Review - New York Pops & New York Theatre Ballet, Song and Dance: The Best of Broadway, NY: Joel Benjamin TheaterScene

 

Diary - 6 dance performances in NYC this weekend: Brian Schaefer, New York Times

…and 3 of the best shows in the UK: Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian (scroll to the bottom)

 

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Links – Saturday 24 November, 2018

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Unknown Soldier, Infra, Symphony in C, London:

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

 

Features – New York City Ballet, The Nutcracker

MD Andrew Litton & the Sugar Plum score: Joshua Barone, NY Times

This year’s young Princes: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review – Ballet Black, The Suit, Dream within a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Salford: Aniqah Choudhri, Exeunt

 

Reviews – RambertLife is a Dream, Edinburgh:

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Claire Sawers, The List

 

Feature – Houston Ballet’s all-female choreographic workshop: Staff, Houston Chronicle

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, The Dream, Being and Nothingness,  Toronto: Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail

NBC’s links with Russian ballet: Monika Warzecha, Ottawa Citizen

 

Feature – Bethany Kingsley-Garner: A dancer and her pointe shoes: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review – Akram Khan Company, Chotto Desh, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com

 

Review – KYL/Dancers, Seed, Mask, FAN, Arrival 2018, Philadelphia: Lewis Whittington, Culture Vulture

 

Reviews – New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season, Two Programmes, Wellington: Jennifer Shennan, ... on dancing (keep scrolling)

 

 

Criticism and the Critics:

 

Opinion – Why they still matter, even if you don’t agree with them: Andrew Billen, The Times

 

Survey – Theatre and Performance Criticism in the UK: Margherita Laera & Diana Damian Martin, Exeunt    (This may be of interest to bloggers and regular contributors on the Forum.)

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