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Dance Links w/b Sunday 23 December, 2018

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Links - Sunday 23 December, 2018

 

 

Reviews - London:  David Dougill, Times

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Swan Lake,

English National Ballet, The Nutcracker

 

Review of 2018 - Best dance of the year:  Neil Norman, Stage

 

Featurette - Australian Ballet’s Storytime Ballet:  Nicole Elphick, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Book Review - Laura Jacobs, Celestial Bodies:  Joy Wang XY, Dance Journal HK

 

 

Nutcracker Corner:

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, Los Angeles:  Qianqian Xing, Broadway World

 

Diary - Nutcracker listings in SoCal:  Matt Cooper, LA Times

 

Feature - Zane Pihlstrom, designer of Company XIV’s Nutcracker Rouge:  Darryn King, Forbes

 

Photo Feature - Ballet West, The Nutcracker, Salt Lake City:  Qiling Wang, Deseret News

 

Review - Goh Ballet, The Nutcracker, Vancouver:  Austin Taylor, Beatroute

 

Review - Festival Ballet Providence, The Nutcracker, Providence:  Erica Cataldi-Roberts, Broadway World

 

Review - The Bang Group, Nut/Cracked, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene

 

Review - Fredrik Benke Rydman Nötknopparen, The Nutcracker, Stockholm:  Annette Stolt, Broadway World

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Links – Monday 24 December, 2018

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Les Patineurs, Winter Dreams, The Concert, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Review – Memorable Performances of 2018, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

 

Reviews – Natalia Osipova/Arthur Pita, The Mother, Edinburgh:

Thom Dibdin, The Stage

Lucy Ribchester, The List

 

Film Review – Polina: Simran Hans, Observer

 

Reviews– Queensland Ballet, The Nutcracker (Stevenson), Brisbane:

Denise Richardson, Dance Australia

Eden Bryant, Australian Stage

 

 

As Alistair Macaulay retires from the New York Times, his first article from 2007:  Confessions of a ‘Romeo’ Fiend: NY Times

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Links – Tuesday 25 December, 2018

 

Report – New York City Ballet, Nutcracker Cavalier Debuts: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review – Memorable Performances of 2018, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – With a final essay yet to come, Alastair Macaulay’s last filing for the New York Times:

Vicky Simegiatos Dance Company, The Nutcracker, New York: NY Times

 

Review – Miami City Ballet, The Nutcracker, Miami: Sean Erwin, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Natalia Osipova/Arthur Pita, The Mother, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

Feature – Tchaikovsky’s score for Swan LakeIvan Hewett, Telegraph

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Links – Wednesday 26 December, 2018

 

Obituaries:

Elaine McDonald, Prima Ballerina with Scottish Ballet:  Mary Brennan, Herald

– Deborah Zall, Dancer & Choreographer: Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Recollections – Paul Taylor, Arthur Mitchell and other Artists lost in 2018Their Words: Sara Aridi & Peter Libbey, NY Times

 

 

Gallery – Tristram Kenton’s best Dance & Theatre shots of 2018: Guardian

 

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

 

Review – City Ballet of Boston, Urban Nutcracker, Boston: Jessica Lockhart, Arts Fuse

 

Feature – AM Danza: Disabled Venezuelans reach new heights in Dance: Fabiola Sanchez, AP, via SF Chronicle

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Links – Thursday 27 December, 2018

 

Obituary – Sono Osato, Ballets Russes, Ballet Theater and Broadway: Richard Goldstein, NY Times

 

 

Feature – NYCB’s Maries and Nutcracker Princes for 2018: Terry Trucco, Playbill

 

Feature – Alvin Ailey Company – 6 Decades of Inspiration: Jen Peters, Playbill

 

Feature – How I fell in love with … Dance: Belinda Lopez, Guardian

 

News? – A Rolling Stones Ballet?  Ian Mohr, Page Six

 

 

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Links – Friday 28 December, 2018

 

Obituary: Elaine McDonald, Ballerina with Scottish Ballet: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, The Lady of the Camellias, Paris: Marisa Hayes, Culture Vulture

 

Previews – 2019: Best ballet and contemporary shows:

UK: Debra Craine, The Times  (Scroll down)

London: Zoe Paskett, Evening Standard

BBC Dance coverage: Staff, Seeing Dance

 

Essay – The Nutcracker, our new Father Christmas?: Jeffery Taylor, Express

 

Feature – Solomon Dumas, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

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

 

Awards:

Alicia Alonso appointed Star of the Century: Staff, Prensa Latina

Jean Grand-Maitre, AD Alberta Ballet, appointed to Order of Canada: Staff, CBC News

 

Speaking in Dance – Long Zou of The Trocks: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Gallery – Dirty Dancing, the messiest stage shows: Guardian

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Links - Saturday 29 December, 2018

 

 

Obituary - Sono Osato, dancer:  Adam Hetrick, Playbill

 

 

Reviews - Edinburgh:  Louise Levene, FT

Natalia Osipova & Jonathan Goddard, The Mother

Scottish Ballet, Cinderella

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, The Hard Nut, New York:  Cindy Sibilsky, Broadway World

 

Comment - Hail, Dance and Farewell to the critic’s life:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Reviews of 2018:

Favourite Dance Performances of 2018, Boston:  various, Arts Fuse

A year of looking back, Jacob’s Pillow & Saratoga:  Janine Parker, Berkshire Eagle

 

Diaries:

Three of the best dance shows, London:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian (scroll down)

Los Angeles:  Matt Cooper, LA Times

 

Review - ZviDance, Bear’s Ears, Detour, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene

 

Featurette - Eric Underwood:  Stephanie Takyi, Standard

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