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Jan McNulty

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  1. Links - Thursday 06 May, 2021 Streamed Reviews: American Ballet Theatre, Bernstein in a Bubble programme: Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail Sarasota Ballet, Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, The Walk to the Paradise Garden, Façade: Bruce Mariott, DanceTabs Kim So Ra, dancers & musicians, Jangdan: Conversations of the Breath: Susanna Sloat, DanceTabs Stefanie Batten Bland, Colonial: Tom Phillips, Danceview Times Live Previews & News: Preview - Alexei Ratmansky/James Whiteside/Isabella Boylston, Neo, New
  2. Pennsylvania's second digital programme has been available for the last couple of days. Again you could watch the four pieces in any order. I started with Christopher Wheeldon's Polyphonia. I really didn't take to the music at all but I thought the choreography was terrific and that Wheeldon made the most of the music. Next up was a solo excerpt from And so it is... by Dwight Rhoden which had a confusingly similar costume to those worn in Polyphonia. I enjoyed this sinuous solo. What a difference a year makes. I watched another company's streaming of Bal
  3. Not the ROH but don't talk to me about discrimination towards single ticket bookers...
  4. And Northern Ballet are at Sadler's Wells in June. I really like Dangerous Liaisons but I know it has been tweaked. The mixed programme is fab!
  5. I've just had a look at the faculty out of interest. As a non-dancer I can't comment on teaching standards but 2 of my all time favourite dancers are on the faculty!
  6. Peanut it sounds as though it is a graduate programme run from the school: http://www.enbschool.org.uk/editorial.php?ref=enbs-professional-trainee-programme
  7. Hello 5678balletmom and welcome out of the long term lurking shadows!
  8. Hello Alice0702 and welcome out of the lurking shadows! I've added a couple of tags at the top of your thread. If you click on them you will be taken to links for older threads. One thing I do know our members suggest is looking at the list of graduate destinations. I can't comment on either school but living in Warrington would be cheaper than living in London, if costs are a consideration.
  9. Links - Wednesday 05 May, 2021 Obituaries - Jacques D’Amboise, NYCB Dance Legend: Gia Kourlas, NY Times Marina Harss, Dance Magazine Alastair Macaulay, Alastair Macaulay Jeffrey Brown, PBS Feature - Francesca Hayward, Royal Ballet: Kim Parker, Harper's Bazaar Feature - Sofia Coppola & Justin Peck talk about how they approached making a film for NYCB’s digital spring gala: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times 5 Questions - Nicholas Shoesmith, Scottish Ballet: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs Live Previews:
  10. From the Facebook page for The Hammond:
  11. Here's a link to the Renaissance Scholars website. It looks as though it is 11 upwards: http://thescholars.co.uk
  12. Links - Tuesday 04 May, 2021 Obituaries - Jacques d’Amboise, NYCB dance legend: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times Sarah Halzack, Washington Post Jocelyn Noveck, Chicago Sun Times via AP Mike Barnes, Hollywood Reporter Staff, Broadway World Suzanna Bowling, Times Square Chronicles Feature - Why blaming Liam Scarlett’s death on cancel culture is troubling: Laura Cappelle, Dance Magazine News - American Ballet Theatre announces summer tour in USA: Peter Libbey, NY Times Live Preview - Royal Ballet, 21st Century Ch
  13. Bruce, the link to the obituary isn't working for me so here is an alternative: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/03/arts/dance/jacques-damboise-dead.html
  14. It is being reported that Jacques d'Amboise, the celebrated NYCB dancer has passed away at the age of 86. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Dance-Legend-Jacque-dAmboise-Passes-Away-at-86-20210503
  15. Hello Dancerslife and welcome out of the lurking shadows!! Congratulations to your son.
  16. Press Release MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2021 PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS Manchester International Festival (MIF), the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events, today unveils its 2021 programme, which will take place across 18 days (1-18 July 2021). Events will take place safely in indoor and outdoor locations across Greater Manchester, and a rich online offer will provide a window into the Festival wherever audiences are, including livestreams and work created especially for the digital realm. With almost all the work created in th
  17. Not that it's got anything to do with dance but my Mum took me (dragged me???) into our local Woolies at the age of 12 to get me some makeup (well I was probably nearer 13)!! Are any of her friends taking the same exam? Are they going to be wearing makeup. As a makeup obsessive I would recommend something very light (nothing like full stage makeup), possibly a tinted moisturiser or a sheer foundation, mascara and a lip gloss with possibly the tiniest smudge of eyeshadow on her lid.
  18. Hello Juliet and welcome to the Forum! I’ve added a couple of tags you can use for searches. There have been earlier discussions about accommodation for Central that may give some useful information.
  19. Links - Monday 03 May, 2021 Feature - Advocacy group wants to see more Asian dancers & choreographers: Anying Guo, Washington Post Live Review - Australian Ballet, Raymonda Act lll. Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Artifact Suite, Sydney: Deborah Jones, Follow Spot Live Preview - West Australian Ballet, Giselle, Perth: Staff, Out in Perth Streamed Review - San Francisco Ballet, Digital Programme 05: 7 for Eight, Snowblind, Anima Animus: Jann Parry, DanceTabs Streamed Review - Scottish Ballet, Dive, Odyssey: Debra Craine, Time
  20. Links - Sunday 02 May, 2021 Feature - David Hallberg, AD Australian Ballet: Shona Martyn, Sydney Morning Herald Audio Feature - David McAllister, retired-AD Australian Ballet: Libbi Gorr, ABC Radio News - Houston Ballet announces live 2021/22 season: Margaret Downing, Houston Press Streamed Reviews: Scottish Ballet, Dive, Odyssey: Mark Brown, The National Scottish Dance Theatre, Thin H/as H/air: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review Let’s Dance International Festival 2021, Black British Dance Platform: David
  21. I've had an email from The Lowry this morning advertising Carlos Acosta appearing on 21-22 July with his show from 2010 "On Before". I'm not sure if the tickets are on general sale yet. It looks as though the Lowry seating plan is still showing socially distanced seating. https://thelowry.com/whats-on/carlos-acosta-on-before/?utm_campaign=352932_On-sale Fri 30 Apr 2021 - Paddy&utm_medium=email&utm_source=lowry_dotmailer&dm_i=5OV3,7KBO,11IZC5,VLKC,1 I assume more dates are to be announced.
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