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Links – Sunday November 8, 2015


Reviews - Australian BalletSymphony in Three MovementsFiligree and ShadowIn the Upper Room, Sydney: 

Jill Sykes, Brisbane Times

Deborah Jones blog


Review - RambertThe Three DancersTransfigured NightRooster, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Review - David MichalekHagoromo, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Alonzo King Lines BalletThe Propelled Heart, SF: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle


Interview - Sarah Hay, star of Flesh and Bone: Emma Brown, Interview Magazine


Feature - The Bolshoi costume workshop: Svetlana Samodelova, Russian Beyond the Headlines


Review - Alex Ketley & The FoundryDeep South, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune


Review - China National Peking Company, Vilnius: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express

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Links – Monday November 9, 2015


Review - Stanislavsky BalletRhapsodyLa ValseMarguerite and Armand, Moscow: Tatiana Kuznetsova, Kommersant via Ismene Brown blog


Review - RambertThe Three DancersTransfigured NightRooster, London: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Interview/profile - Eric Underwood, The Royal Ballet: Judith Woods, The Telegraph


Review - Ballet MemphisConfluenceDevil’s FruitDarting Eyes, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Fjord Review


Review - Olga PericetFlamenco Untitled, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Hubbard Street Dance & Second CityThe Art of Falling, LA: Lewis Segal, Los Angeles Times


Review - Neil Greenberg, Yvonne Meier & Jennifer Monson, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Preview - Nederlands Dans Theater, Melbourne: Phillippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - Ballet WestFancy FreeSymphony in COvergrown Path, Salt Lake: Katherine Pioli, Salt Lake City Weekly


Feature - Hannah Fischer of National Ballet of Canada talks about performing in The Winter’s Tale: Sienna Vittoria Lee-Coughlin, Style Magazine


Feature - Ballet and fashion, 10 collaborations: Janelle Okwodu, Vogue


Feature - Dancing makes you happier: Sarah Sloat, Inverse

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Links – Tuesday, 10 November, 2015


Feature – Real-life romance, the enemy of onstage ballet chemistry: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review – Royal Ballet, Viscera, Afternoon of a Faun, Tschaikovsky PDD, Carmen, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Australian Ballet, Symphony in Three Movements, Filigree & Shadow, In The Upper Room, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review – American Ballet Theatre, AfterEffect, Company B, The Green Table, NY: Marianne Adams, Danceviewtimes


Feature – Kim Brandstrup, creating Jeux for NYCB: David Jays, Playbill Arts


Reviews – Ballet BC, Twenty Eight Thousand Waves, Awe, Solo Echo, Vancouver:

Pia Lo, Bachtrack

Janet Smith, Straight.com


Review – Alonzo King, The Propelled Heart, SF: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Documentary Trailer – Bolshoi Babylon: Guardian


Video Feature – The Royal Ballet’s Francesca Hayward as Juliet: Vera AfdjeiReuters


News – Jonathan Ollivier Tribute, 18 January 2016: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Mirenka Cechova, The Voice of Anne Frank, DC:  George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Dancer’s Diary – Isabelle Van Den Bergh: David Jays, Guardian


Review – Jérôme Bel, Ballet (New York), NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Lizt Alfonso, Cuba Vibra!, Boston: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Preview – Arko Renz/Eko Supriyanto & Melanie Lane: solid.statesMelbourne: John Bailey, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Wednesday, 11 November, 2015


Review – Baltic Dance Theatre, The Tempest, Phaedra, Gdansk: Laura CappelleFinancial Times


Reviews – David Michalek et al, HagoromoNY:

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack

Michael PopkinDanceviewtimes


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Company B, Monotones I and II, The Green Table, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


News – Miami City Ballet to visit New York next April: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Feature – Scottish Ensemble/Dancing to the Bach-beat: Kate MollesonHerald


Review – RambertLove, Art & Rock’n’Roll, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Diary – Coming up in New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – Jayne Smeulders/West Australian Ballet, Cinderella, Perth: Stephen Bevis, West Australian


Preview – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Emergence Mixed Bill, Seattle: Sandra Kurtz, Seattle Weekly


Preview – Nina Haft & Company, King Tide, Oakland: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle




Misty Copeland’s name given to a road intersection: Daily Breeze

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Links – Thursday, 12 November, 2015


Feature – Reviving Marguerite and Armand for Sarasota Ballet: Nick Reichert, YourObserver.com


News – Sarasota Ballet for New York next August: Carrie SeidmanSarasota Herald-Tribune


News Update – English National Ballet, Giselle (Akram Khan): Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Kyle Abraham, The Quiet Dance, Absent Matter, The Gettin’, NY:

Apollinaire ScherrFinancial Times

Gia KourlasNY Times


Feature – Joffrey Ballet’s final Joffrey Nutcracker (Wheeldon in 2016), Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Anne Teresa de KeersmaekerFase, four movements to music of Steve Reich, LA: Mark Swed, LA Times


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Emergence, Signature, The Calling, Sum Stravinsky, Seattle: Pia Lo, Bachtrack


Feature – Choreographer Aakash Odera on Murmur and dyslexia: Playbill Arts


Review – Expressions Dance Company, Carmen Sweet, Brisbane: Jill Sykes, Brisbane Times


Feature – Israel Ballet’s New Season: Ori J. Lenkinski, Jerusalem Post


Interview – Yu-Hsien Wu, Russell Maliphant Company: Staff, Londondance


Preview – Xavier Le Roy/Kaldor Public Art Project, Temporary Title, Sydney: Andrew Taylor, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Michael Flatley’s Final Show, Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times



Speculation - Is Matthew Bourne considering a Red Shoes project for 2016?? RTE

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Links – Friday, 13 November, 2015


Feature/Review – Twyla Tharp, 50th Anniversary Tour, DC: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Reviews – Sasha Waltz & Guests, Sacre, L’Après-midi d’un faune, Scène d’Amour, London:

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Rachel ElderkinThe Stage

Vera LiberBTG

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Northern Ballet, The Nutcracker (Nixon), Woking: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Reviews – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Bloom, Until.With/Out.Enough, TearFall, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Sarah FraterThe Stage

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Feature – Lauren Cuthbertson & hazards with pigeons: Miranda Bryant, Evening Standard


Feature – Peter Wright restoring Summertide at Sarasota Ballet: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Feature – Sergei Polunin/Stanislavsky Theatre, MayerlingMoscow: Kevin O’Flynn, Moscow Times


Review – Riccardo Buscarini, No Lander, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Preview – City Ballet of San Diego, Requiem in D Minor and others: Marcia Manna, San Diego Union-Tribune


News – Benjamin Millepied returns to LA For Dance Project performance: Jessica Gelt, LA Times


Review – Ralph Lemon, Scaffold Room, NY: Deborah JowittArts Journal


Feature – How to attract the Silicon Valley crowd? Mike Scutari, Inside Philanthropy


Feature/Review – José NavasRites, Montreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Preview – Hanna Kiel, Armband, Toronto: Michael CrabbToronto Star


Tour Review – Ugo Dehaes, DMNT, Antwerp: Ian Mundell, Flanders Today

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Links – Saturday, 14 November, 2015


Preview Features - National Ballet of Canada, The Winter’s Tale, Toronto:

– Jealousy that can ‘seep into you like a poison’: Martha SchabasGlobe and Mail

– Chris Wheeldon on NBC, Winter’s Tale Toronto diningStaff, CBC News

– Jurgita Dronina, National Ballet of Canada’s new Principal: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


News – Carlos Acosta bows out from the Royal Ballet:

Miranda Bryant, Evening Standard

Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Sylvie GuillemLife in Progress, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Until.With/Out.Enough, Tearfall, Bloom, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – Kyle Abraham, The Quiet Dance, Absent Matter, The Gettin’, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review – Akram Khan Company, KaashSeattle: Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times


Diary – Next week in London: Judith MackrellGuardian


Tour Review – Russian State Ballet of Astrakhan, Don Quixote, Guildford: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs


News – Richard Alston to receive honorary degree: Georgia Snow, The Stage


Video Extracts – Scottish Ensemble & Andersson Dance, Goldberg VariationsGuardian

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