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Links – Sunday, 28 June, 2015


Tour Review – Royal Ballet, The Dream, Song of the Earth, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Feature – Wendy Whelan On Her Own Terms: Marina HarssPlaybill Arts


Gallery – Wendy Whelan & Edward Watson, Other Stories, London: Nadav Kander, Observer


Jacob’s Pillow Reviews – Ballet BC, workwithinwork, Consagracion, Twenty Eight Thousand Waves, Becket:

Janine Parker, Boston Globe

Ken Ross, Mass Live


News – Helpmann Awards Nominees, 2015: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Feature – Ageing Dancers, An Alternate Vision: Wendy PerronBlog


Review – Circumference, Shelter Me, London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, FlamencuraLondon: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Preview – Lemi Ponifasio, R Murray Schafer, Cast of 1000, ApocalypsisToronto: Shaun Pett, Guardian


Review – Stephen Pelton Dance Theatre, Lauda Adrianna, Glasgow: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Feature – Seattle International Dance Festival: Staff, Seattle Times


Preview – Dance at the Toronto Fringe: Michael CrabbToronto Star


Review – Kate Weare Company, Dark Lark, Unstruck, Tampa: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Links - Monday, June 29 2015



Reviews – Royal Ballet, Infra, Divertissements, The Age of Anxiety, The Dream, Song of the Earth, New York: 

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – Wendy Whelan and Edward Watson, The ballet dancers growing older gracefully:  Ruaridh Nicoll, Observer


Review – English National Ballet, Choreographics Evening 2015, London:  Zoe Anderson, Independent


Review – Emma McBeth/RCS, The Embers of Glencoe; max.IMEALLdance, Meitheal, Glasgow:  Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland


Review – Australian Dance Theatre, Be Your Self, Perth:  Nerida Dickinson, Australian Stage


Review – Chamber Dance Project, 4 Men in Suits, Wild Swans, Arranged, SI, Time Has Come, Washington:  George Jackson, Danceview Times


Review – Blanka Li and Dancers, ROBOT, New York:  Marianne Adams, Danceview Times


Review – Bruce Wood Dance Project, Whispers, Requiem, Polyester Dreams, Dallas:  Margaret Putnam, Theater Jones


Feature – Misty Copeland:  Jane Mulkerrins, Irish Independent


Review – David Byrne and Color Guard, Contemporary Color, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Q&A Feature – Tyler Peck and Robbie Fairchild:  Whitney Spaner, Playbill


Review - Ballet Revolucion, Sydney:  Martin Portus, Daily Review

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Links – Tuesday, 30 June, 2015


Tour Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Dream, Song of the Earth, NY:

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack

Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat


Tour Reviews – Royal Ballet, Infra, 6 Divertissements, Age of Anxiety, NY:

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack

Sondra Forsyth, BWW


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sylvia, Birmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


News – Promotions, Leavers & Starters, 2015:

Royal Ballet: Sim Dixon and others: Here

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review – Australian Ballet, Cinderella (Ratmansky), Melbourne: Gordana Andjelic-Davila, Australian Stage


Review – Eifman Ballet, Rodin, LA: Donna Perlmutter, LA Observed


Review – Los Angeles Ballet, Two Programs, LA: Donna PerlmutterLA Observed


Opinion – Discrimination against disabled Ballet students: Christopher Hope, Telegraph


Review – Christopher Williams, Spirits of the Air & Heroes, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Dai JianSILENT Dialogue, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

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Links – Wednesday, 1 July, 2015


Review – American Ballet TheaterCinderella (Ashton), NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Tour Reviews – Royal Ballet, Both Programs, NY:

Robert GreskovicWSJ

Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


US Company News (Very selective Coverage):

American Ballet Theater – Misty Copeland to Principal + other changes:

Michael Cooper, NY Times  (and internationally!)

Marina HarssGuardian

Press Conference – NY Times

Pia Catton, WSJ  + Video clips


San Francisco Ballet & ABT – Maria Kochetkova to be with both: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Sarasota Ballet – Nancie Woods to be Conservatory Principal: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune



Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sylvia, Birmingham: Hedy Mühleck, Bachtrack


UK Company News:

Scottish Ballet – Chris Hampson gets busier: Here

Northern Ballet – Joiners, promotions, departuresHere


Review – Pam Tanowitz Dance, Heaven on One’s Head, Broken Story, Upstate NY: Apollianaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review – City Contemporary Dance Company, 365 Ways of Doing and Undoing OrientalismHK: Natasha Rogai, SCMP


Review – ZviDanceEscher/Bacon/Rothko, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Feature – Latitude Dance Lineup, 2015: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Reviews – River to River Festival 2015: Trisha Brown Company, Souleymane Badolo, Eiko, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Review – Australian Dance Theatre, Be Your Self, Perth: Nerida Dickinson, Australian Stage


News – Hofesh Shechter seeks guitarist (with GSOH?): Vera Liber, BTG

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Links – Thursday, 2 July, 2015


Reviews – Akram Khan & Israel Galvan, TorobakaLondon:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Sarah Kent, Londondance

Howard LoxtonBTG


Review – American Ballet TheaterCinderella (Ashton), NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review – American Ballet TheaterRomeo and Juliet (Copeland/Gorak), NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Review – American Ballet TheaterSleeping Beauty (Ratmansky), NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The King Dances, Birmingham: Ismene Brown, Spectator


Review – Hamburg Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Neumeier), Hamburg: Joy Wang Xin Yuan, Bachtrack


Review – Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, FlamencuraLondon: Ismene Brown, Spectator


Feature – How the Biennale got Venice dancing: Judith MackrellGuardian Blog


Review – Pam Tanowitz Dance, Solo, Broken Story, Heaven on One’s Head, Upstate NY:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


News – BirdGang to be Associate Company at the Young Vic: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Feature – Cuban dancers visiting Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Ballet Central, End of Year Show, Salford: Georgina Wells, BTG


Feature – The Prancing Elites Dance Their Way Up: Penelope Green, NY Times



Dance Magazine Online, July 2015: Contents Page

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Links - Friday, July 03 2015



Review - Akram Khan and Israel Galván, Torobaka, London:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Preview – New York City Ballet, Saratoga:  Jay Rogoff, Saratogian


Preview – American Ballet Theatre, Cinderella (Ashton) (plus comments on upcoming Apollo at Vail), New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (Copeland, Whiteside), New York:  Rose Marija, Broadway World


Preview – National Ballet of China, New York:  Marina Harss, NY Times


Review – Montpellier Danse 2015, Montpellier:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review – Hamburg Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Hamburg:  Joy Wang Xin Yuan, Bachtrack


Q&A – Maia Makhateli, Dutch National Ballet:  Graham Watts, London Dance


Featurette – Royal Ballet receives a warm, whooping reception for first US tour in a decade:  Tom Teodorczuk, Standard


Feature – Spot Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers as you have never seen them before:  Roz Laws, Birmingham Mail


Feature – Hofesh Shechter talks #HOFEST:  Lyndsey Winship, Standard


Review – Laura Peterson Choreography, The Futurist; ChrisMastersDance, Evergreen, New York:  Tom Phillips, Danceview Times


News – Stella Abrera is ABT’s first Filipino-American dancer:  News Desk, Philippines Inquirer


Misty Copeland news:


How the Star broke a ballet colour barrier:  Jessica Goldstein, Think Progress

Black ballerinas reflect on Misty Copeland’s Swan Lake debut:  Zita Allen, NY Amsterdam News

Entertaining Business:  Misty Copeland and the future of ballet:  Rian Bosse, Business Journalism

Video Report - The Banker and The Ballerina:  Bloomberg

What Misty Copeland teaches us about ambition:  Bonnie Marcus, Forbes

More:  Google Search Page


Feature – Pietra Mello-Pittman:  Lizzie Edmonds, Standard


Reviews – The Four Fridas, London: 

Lyn Gardner, Guardian

Catherine Usher, Stage


Book Preview – Matthew Brooks, Les Danseurs:  Miles Socha, WWD


Review – Imperial Ice Stars, Sleeping Beauty on Ice, Wellington:  Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

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Links - Saturday, July 04 2015



Review – American Ballet Theatre, Cinderella (Ashton), New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Season Review – American Ballet Theatre at the Met, New York:  Alastair Macauley, NY Times


Preview – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Lore, Canberra:  Michelle Potter, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Kader Attou, Un Break à Mozart; The Dash Ensemble, The Re-Up, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


News – This week’s new dance, London:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Feature – Stella Abrera, new ABT principal:  Claudia Palmer, Contra Costa Times


Review – James Batchelor, Metasystems, Melbourne:  Jordan Beth Vincent, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – The Four Fridas, London:  Sarah Kent, London Dance

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