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Dance links w/b Sunday February 24, 2019

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Links – Sunday 24 February, 2019

 

Obituary – Dame Margaret Scott, Australian Ballet: Valerie Lawson, dancelines

 

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote; Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Since She, London:

David Dougill, Sunday Times

Sarah Crompton, The Observer

 

Preview – Northern Ballet, Victoria (Marston), Leeds: Sally Clifford, Bradford Telegraph & Argus

 

Review – Hong Kong Ballet, The Great Gatsby (Webre), Hong Kong: Kevin Ng, Asia Times  

 

Reviews – Resolution 2019, London, 22 February: Neil Norman & Katie Hagan, The Place

Alice Bonazzi/Sara Marques, IRMĀ

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Kamavera Dance Theatre, Temporal Discord

 

Review – Risa Jaroslow & Dancers, At Your Service, San Francisco: J B Rosario, SF Examiner

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Links – Monday 25 February, 2019

 

Reviews - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Bon Voyage, Bob, London:

Vera Liber, BTG

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Donald Hutera, The Times

- Gallery: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Preview – Northern Ballet, Victoria (Marston), Leeds/Touring: Matthew Dennison, Telegraph

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, Birmingham: Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Review – FarruquitoFarruquito Flamenco Bill, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Swan Lake (2 Casts), Paris: Joy Wang, SeeingDance

 

Preview – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Choreographic Series, NZ – Touring: Carly Thomas, Dominion Post

 

Preview – Footnote New Zealand Dance & Guangdong Modern Dance Company, Hemispheres Triple Bill, NZ – Touring: Rebecca Fox, OtagoDaily Times

 

Preview – Ballet Victoria, Carmina Burana (Destrooper), Victoria: Don Descoteau, Monday Magazine

 

Final Reviews – Resolution 2019, London, 23 February: Donald Hutera & Sophie Chinner, The Place

AzaraJust Another Night

What Is Written Dance Company, Submerso

Anna Dighero, Costa Brava Sunset

 

Reviews – Cirque Eloize, London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Preview – Ballet B.C., Salant/Elo/Pite Triple Bill, Vancouver: Dana Gee, Vancouver Sun

 

Overview – Bourne Cinderella, Joffrey Various and lots more: Donna Perlmutter, LA Observed

 

Feature – Ballet meets Science: Emma Sandall, Dance Australia

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Links – Tuesday 26 February, 2019

 

Obituary – Dame Margaret Scott, Australian Ballet: Michelle Potter, Dance Australia

 

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet, New York

Sleeping Beauty: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes

Interplay, In the Night, NY Export: Opus Jazz: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Reviews- Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Bon Voyage, Bob, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times  (+ Since She)

 

Reviews – Michele Wiles/BalletNext, Birds of a Feather, La Folia, Bachground, Hey Wait, New York:

Rose Marija, BWW

Sheila Kogan, TheaterScene

 

Picture Feature – BalletBoyzThem/Us, Touring: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Review – Lucy Ribchester, The List

 

Interview/Preview – Ivan Putrov, Against the Stream, London: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Review – Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teac Damsa, Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, Perth: Humphrey Bower, Daily Review

 

Review – Elmhurst Ballet Company, “Origins” Mixed Bill, London: Naomi Cockshutt, BTG

 

Review – Minh Tran & Dancers, Anicca (Impermanence), Portland: Martha Ullman West, Oregon Artswatch

 

Review – Footnote Dance & Guangdong Modern Dance Companies, Hemispheres, Christchurch: Ian Lochhead, Theatreview

 

Review – Slap Festival, Various Groups, York: Catherine Love, Guardian

 

Letters to the Editor responding to the lead Link on 12 February: New Yorker

 

News - Dance teacher left shocked when four sets of twins joined her ballet class: The Metro

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Links – Wednesday 27 February, 2019

 

Feature – William Christie/Les Arts Florissants, Rameau, Maître à Danser, New York: Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Feature – Balanchine’s Dark Waltzes: Can Love Suffice? Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Feature – The Rite of Spring: what would music be without it? Gillian Moore, Guardian

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Dogs Sleep, Les Noces (Lidberg), Faun, Paris: Joy Wang, SeeingDance

 

Reviews- Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Bon Voyage, Bob, London:

Sarah Kent, Arts Desk

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

 

Review – BalletBoyzThem/Us, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The Scotsman

 

Interview – Choreographer Angie Pittman: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Feature – Choreographer Martin Lawrance: John Byrne, The Stage

 

News – Boston Ballet, 2019-20 Season:

Staff, BWW Boston

Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe

 

Review – Farah Saleh, What My Body Can/t Remember, Edinburgh: Claire Sawers, The List

 

Review – Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co, Mixed 6-Bill, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat

 

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Links – Thursday 28 February, 2019

 

Feature – Choreographer Cathy Marston and her brand of narrative ballet: Maggie Foyer, Dance International

 

Interview – Sir Richard Alston, looking to the future: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, London: G J Dowler, Classical Source

 

Tour Preview – Mark Morris Dance Company, PepperlandLondon+: Chris Wiegand, Guardian

 

Reviews - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Bon Voyage, Bob, London:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Laura Freeman, Spectator  (+ Since She)

 

Preview – Sarasota Ballet, Preparing Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes:    Niki Kottmann, YourObserver. com

 

Review – Vicky Shick & Dancers, next to the sink, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

5Q & A – Choreographer James Cousins on Epilogues: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Speaking in Dance – Melissa Toogood & Calvin Royal III: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review – ArtsEmerson/Raphaëlle Boitel, When Angels Fall, Boston: Don Aucoin, Boston Globe

 

Review – Jody Kuehner (aka Cherdonna Shinatra)/DONNA, DITCH, Seattle: Becs Richards, Seattle Times

 

Diary – Portland & Oregon: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch

 

Review – Bouge de lá, The 26 Letter Dance, Ottawa: Carly Maga, Toronto Star

 

Preview – Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Who We Are In The Dark, Montreal: T’cha Dunlevy, Montreal Gazette

 

Review – Footnote NZ Dance & Guangdong Modern Dance Companies, Hemispheres, Dunedin: Hannah Molloy, Theatreview

 

 

Something with potentially serious ramifications for ballet and dance:

Feature – Noise in the orchestra pit: ROH legal case: Tim Bano, The Stage

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Links – Friday 1 March, 2019

 

News – NYCB’s New Leaders: Jonathan Stafford & Wendy Whelan:

Michael Cooper, NY Times  (and elsewhere)

Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review – Washington Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Washington DC: Maria Di Mento, DC Theatre Scene

 

Features – William Forsythe at Boston Ballet:

Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Feature - The day I was bewitched by Rudolf NureyevRoderick Gilchrist, Telegraph

 

Feature – Northern Ballet’s George Liang: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Review – Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Program A: Bach 25, Star Dust, New York: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Review – Yorke Dance Project, Playground, Between and Within, Communion, Imprint, Winchester: Rachel Elderkin, Fjord Review

 

Review – Cie l’Oublié(e)/Raphaelle Boitel, When Angels Fall, New Jersey: Merli V Guerra, Fjord Review

 

Review – BODYTRAFFIC, Contemporary Mixed Bill, Scottsdale, AZ: Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review

 

Diaries:

New York, Next Week: Brian Schaefer, NY Times

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Shawn Conner, Vancouver Sun

 

Review – Waikato Contemporary Dance Trust, Sheltering Moves, Hamilton: Dr Debbie Bright, Theatreview

 

Review – Shaun Parker & Company, KING, Sydney: Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

 

Feature – Behind the cancellation of the Australian Dance Awards: Karen van Ulzen, Dance Australia

 

Review – Faith, Smack That (a conversation), London: Karl O’Doherty, Reviews Hub

 

 

And there's also this:

Picture Essay – Forget Tango: the Murga of Buenos Aires is a riot of sequins & salvation: Kate Stanworth, Guardian

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Links – Saturday 2 March, 2019

 

News – Legal action begun on financial management of Balanchine Trust: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review – English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), Chicago: Hedy Weiss, WTTW

 

Opinion – Progress but not equality at NYCB?  Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Feature – RNZB Principal Abigail Boyle faces retirement: Bess Manson, Dominion Post

 

Review – Polish National Ballet, Swan Lake, Montreal: Rebecca Galloway, Bachtrack

 

Review – Ballet B.C., Program 2 – 1st Flash, WHICH/ONE, Solo Echo, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com

 

Reviews – Charles Atlas, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Reiner & Others, TesseractLondon:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Anna Winter, The Stage

Rachel Nouchi, BTG

 

Tour Review – RambertLife Is A Dream, Leicester: Sally Jack, BTG

 

News – Special Award for Matthew Bourne at this year’s Oliviers: Playbill

 

Diaries:

London during March: Staff, Londondance

New York, This Spring: Marina Harss, New Yorker

UK, Next Week: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian  (As ever, scroll down)

Southern Cal, Next Week: Matt Cooper, LA Times

Montreal Area in March: Jim Burke, Montreal Gazette

Vancouver in March: Dana Gee, Vancouver Sun

 

Gallery – UK National Dance Awards for 2018: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review – Java Dance Company, Back of the Bus, Hamilton: Dr Debbie Bright, Theatreview

 

 

And you’ll have to check out The Price of Fun: James Tozer, Economist 1843 Magazine

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