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Links – Sunday 9 December, 2018

 

Seasonal Nutcrackers:

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, London:

David Dougill, Sunday Times

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Vera Liber, BTG

 

Backstage Gallery – English National Ballet: Greg Funnell, Sunday Times

 

Review – Northern Ballet, Leeds: Dawn Smallwood, Reviews Hub

 

Review – Ballet West, Washington D C: Alexander C Kafka, DC Theatre Scene

 

Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Auckland: Felicity Molloy, Theatreview

 

Preview – Joffrey Ballet, Chicago: Tricia Despres, Chicago Sun-Times

 

 

 

And elsewhere:

 

Review - Goteborgsoperans Danskompani, Icon, Noetic, London: David Dougill, Sunday Times

 

Review – N W Dance Project, Wolf Tales, Snow White, Portland: Bob Hicks, Oregon Artswatch

 

Review – Boston Dance Theater, Today for Now, Deeper Inscription, Man of the Hour, Chameleon, Boston: Marcia B Siegel, Arts Fuse

 

News – State Censorship of the Arts in Cuba: Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald

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Links – Monday 10 December, 2018

 

Film Review – Dame Darcey Bussell remembers Sylvia from 2005: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

 

Interview – Stella Abrera, ABT Principal: Alisa Hayashida, South Pasadenan

 

Review – Company Wayne McGregor, Autobiography, Los Angeles: Qianqian Xing, BWW

 

Feature – Best of 2018 in Washington DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review – City Contemporary Dance Company, Nuts’Hell, Jangdan, Hong Kong: Natasha Rogai, SCMP

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Links – Tuesday 11 December, 2018

 

Feature – Celebrating the legacy of Arthur Mitchell: Alexandra Villareal, Guardian

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Call, Shelter, In/Side, Revelations, New York: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Hong Kong Ballet, Giselle, Hong Kong: Carla Escoda, Dance Journal HK

-- Interview - AD Septime Webre: Carla Escoda, Dance Journal HKh

 

Review – Stephen Petronio Company, Steve Paxton Choreography, New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review – Sasha Waltz & Guests, KörperBerlin: Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack

 

Review – Carlos Maria Romero, Steven Warwick & Others, HQ (I Feel So Mezzaniney), London: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Reviews – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Dubboo- Songman & Showman, Sydney:

Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

Michelle Potter, .... on dancing

 

Review – Australian Ballet School, La Sylphide & Selected Works, Melbourne: Susan Bendall, Dance Australia

 

 

‘Tis the season:

 

Reviews – Scottish Ballet, Cinderella (Hampson), Edinburgh:

Mary Brennan, Herald

Graeme Strachan, BTG

 

Especially over at the Stahlbaum’s:

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wright), London:

G J Dowler, Classical Source

Louise Levene, Financial Times

 

Review – Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wheeldon), Chicago: Irene Hsiao, Chicago Reader

 

Feature – Understanding Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Score: David Bernard, Gramophone

 

Review – Pennsylvania Ballet OrchestraThe Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky), Philadelphia: Peter Dobrin, The Inquirer

 

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Links – Wednesday 12 December, 2018

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Call, Kairos & Others, New York: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

 

Interview – Tory Dobrin, AD of The Trocks: Gia Kourlas, NY TImes

 

Interview – Benoit Swan Pouffer, next AD at Rambert: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review – Pavel Zustiak & Palissimo Company, Custodians of Beauty, Berkeley: David E Moreno, Culture Vulture

 

 

Today’s Seasonal Collection:

 

Reviews – Scottish Ballet, Cinderella (Hampson), Edinburgh:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Mark Brown, Telegraph

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Cendrillon/Cinderella (Nureyev), Paris: Marisa Hayes, Culture Vulture

 

Streaming Review – Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wright), London: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

 

Feature – Ghosts of Nutcracker Past, preserved on film: Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Feature – Five Dancers on Managing Nutcracker’s Props and Costumes: Hannah Foster, Pointe Magazine

 

Background – San Francisco Ballet’s NutcrackerJanos Gereben, SF Classical Voice

 

Preview – Celebrating Diversity - The Brooklyn NutcrackerCindy Sibilsky, BWW

 

Preview – Mixed Nuts in Vancouver: Shawn Conner, Vancouver Sun

 

Preview – Washington Ballet, the NutcrackerJason Fraley, WTOP

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Links – Thursday 13 December, 2018

 

Review – Ballet Nacional de España, 40th Anniversary Gala Programme, Madrid: Cristina de Lucas, Bachtrack

 

News – Wendy Whelan, Sara Mearns amongst names for Jacob’s Pillow, 2019: Joshua Barone, NY Times

 

Review – Catherine Galasso, Of Iron and Diamonds V3: Alone Together, San Francisco: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

 

News – NBC’s Guillaume Côté to guest with the Bolshoi: Debra Yeo, Toronto Star

 

Review – Motionhouse Dance Theatre, Happy Hour, Knot & Others, Rugby: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Preview – LunarFestThe New Butterfly Lovers, Vancouver: Staff, Straight.com

 

 

Today’s Seasonal Collection:

 

Review – Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wright), London: Laura Freeman, Spectator

 

Review – Ballet West, The Nutcracker (Christensen), Washington DC: Ashley McKean, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Oregon Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, Portland: Martha Ullman West, Oregon Artswatch

 

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Links – Friday 14 December, 2018

 

Tributes – Elaine McDonald, former Scottish Ballet Principal Dancer: Brian Ferguson, Scotsman

 

Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Swan Lake, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Siobhan Murphy, Time Out London

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Debra Craine, The Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Anna Winter, The Stage

Jessica Wilson, SeeingDance

Keith Watson, Metro

 

Film Review – Darcey Bussell remembers Sylvia from 2005: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Two 60th Anniversary Programs, New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

News – Sergei Polunin Programme, London Palladium, May 2019: Staff, BWW UK

 

Book/Gallery – Darcey Bussell “Evolved”Zoe Paskett, Evening Standard

 

Diary – Coming up in New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review – Sydney Dance Company, Pre-Professional Year Show, Sydney:  Jill Sykes, SMH

 

Review – Odissi Dance Festival, Portland: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch

 

 

Today’s Seasonal Collection:

 

Review – Ballett Zürich, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, Zürich: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack

 

Review – Scottish Ballet, Cinderella (Hampson), Edinburgh: Thom Dibdin, The Stage

 

Gallery – English National Ballet, The Nutcracker, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review – San Francisco Ballet, The Nutcracker (Tomasson), San Francisco: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner

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Links – Saturday December 15, 2018

 

Reviews - English National Ballet, The Nutcracker, London:

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph

Stefan Kyriazis, Daily Express

Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

Aliya Al-Hassan, Broadway World

 

Reviews - Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Swan Lake, London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

G.J. Dowler, Classical Source

Marian Kennedy, LondonTheatre1

 

Interview - Alina Cojocaru: Louise Levene, Financial Times

 

Interview - Natalia Osipova, and Arthur Pita’s forthcoming The Mother: Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland

 

Review - Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done, MoMA NY: Benedict Nguyen, Brooklyn Rail

 

Interview - Cory Olinghouse, on MoMA’s Judson exhibition: Gillian Jakab, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - Lucinda Childs: Early Works (part of The Work Is Never Done): Madison Mainwaring, Brooklyn Rail

 

Feature - I Love Judson: Trajal Harrell, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - Gandini Juggling, Smashed, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

(P)review - Sarasota Ballet, Victorian Winters, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Feature - How does dance tell stories?: Jeffery Gantz, Boston Globe

 

Review - Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, We Choose to Go to the Moon, Washington: Arielle Ostry, Danceviewtimes

 

Feature - Cats the movie: Stacey Williams, Daily Mirror

 

Review - Cincinatti Ballet, The Nutcracker, Cincinnati: David Lyman, Cincinnati Enquirer

 

Diary - Soon in the UK: Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

 

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