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Links – Sunday November 22, 2015

 

Feature - The Nutcracker and its many mysteries: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - The Royal BalletMonotonesThe Two Pigeons, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer

 

Review - Sylvie GuillemLife in Progress, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

 

Review - Paco PeñaFlamencura, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review - Akram Khan CompanyKaash, SF: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Review - China National Peking Opera CompanyFarewell My Concubine, London: Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

 

Feature - Merce Cunningham on YouTube: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Review - Sarasota BalletMarguerite and ArmandSummertideConcerto: Barbara Leverone, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Preview - Darcey’s Ballet Heroes (BBC tv): Hannah Furness, The Telegraph

 

Review - Xavier Le RoySelf UnfinishedTemporary Title, Sydney: Deborah Jones blog

 

Review - Aakash Odedra CompanyMurmur 2.0, London: Zoë Anderson, The Independent

 

Photo exhibition - Jordan MattersDancers Among Us, NY: Susan Hodara, New York Times

 

Review - PalissimoCustodians of Beauty, Maryland: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

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Links – Monday November 23, 2015

 

Review - Thomas Adès: Concentric Paths — Movements in Music, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - China National Peking Opera CompanyThe Warrior Women of Yang, London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times

 

Review - The Royal BalletMonotonesThe Two Pigeons, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express

 

Review - Akram Khan CompanyKaash, SF: Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs

 

Review - Baltic Dance TheatrePhaedraThe Tempest, Gdansk: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review - BalletXBeasts, Philadelphia: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Aakash Odedra CompanyMurmur 2.0, London: Rachel Elderkin, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Dance Theatre of Harlem, New Orleans: Andrew Adler, The Times-Picayune

 

Review - Mayra BonardSelección Natural, SF: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

 

Review - Hong Kong BalletRomeo and Juliet (van Dantzig), HK: Natasha Rogal, South China Morning Post

 

Review - Andersson Dance & Scottish EnsembleThe Goldberg Variations, Newcastle: Alfred Hickling, The Guardian

 

Review - U-TheaterBeyond Time, NY: Siobhan Murphy, New York Times

 

Review - Imperial Russian Ballet CompanySwan Lake, Wellington: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

 

Review - West Australian BalletCinderella (Smeulders), Perth: Nina Levy, Yahoo News

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Links – Tuesday November 24, 2015

 

Review - Paris Opéra BalletLa Bayadère, Paris: Jade Larine, Bachtrack

 

Review - Paco PeñaFlamencura, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Thomas Adès: Concentric Paths - Movements in Music, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs

 

Review - Richard Alston CompanyEspresso VivaceMazurBurningBrisk Singing, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - Aakash Odedra CompanyMurmur 2.0, London: 

Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

 

Review - China National Peking Opera CompanyFarewell My Concubine, London: Louise Levene, Financial Times

 

Review - Twyla Tharp50th Anniversary Tour, New York: Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World

 

Review - PilobolusShadowland, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Review - Christian Rizzod’après une histoire vraie, London: Rachel Elderkin, Fjord Review

 

Feature - Misty Copeland and A Ballerina’s Tale: Jocelyn Noveck, AP/Chicago Sun-Times

 

Review - Smuin BalletThe Christmas Ballet, Walnut Creek CA: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Roundup - The best dance shows of 2015The Telegraph (Already?!)

 

Review - NordDance, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, The Herald

 

Feature - San Francisco Ballet in China: Janos Gereben, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

News - Akram Khan creates the moves for Big Dance 2016: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

News - Balanchine biopic planned: Broadway World

 

A day in the life - Mara Davi, Broadway star: David Jays, The Guardian

 

Review - Arco RenzSolid.States, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, Brisbane Times

 

Review - New Zealand School of Dance graduation programme, Wellington: Chris Jannides, NZ Theatreview

 

Review - Sarah Dowling & Kath DugganUs Then, London: Alice Westoby, Londondance

 

Feature - Leon Moran, dancer, and Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty: Sarah Walters, Manchester Evening News

 

Review - Luminarium Dance CompanySpektrel, Cambridge: Marjorie LaPrade, Boston Art Examiner

 

Feature - Royal Ballet dancers in The Sleeping Beauty for Malta dance school: Iggy Fenech, MaltaToday

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Links – Wednesday, 25 November, 2015

 

Reviews – Twyla Tharp, 50th Anniversary Program, NY:

Robert GreskovicWSJ

Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Reviews – Ballet HispanicoIf Walls Could Speak, NY:

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Lauren WingenrothDanceTabs

 

Feature – Dance This Week (Nut allergy sufferers beware)Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review – Aakash Odedra Company, Murmur 2.0, London: Sarah Kent, Londondance

 

Feature – Miyako Yoshida on Syivie Guillem: Ayako Takahashi, Japan Times

 

Feature – Pacific Northwest Ballet, A new Nutcracker (Balanchine & Falconer), Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Review – Devi Dance Theater, Somapa Thai Company & Others, Sita, Gentle Warrior, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

 

Feature – Sebastien Ramirez, Choreographing for Madonna: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Preview – RambertDark Arteries, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

Review – NordDance with various companies, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review – Dance Rites Competition, Sydney: Martin PortusDaily Review

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Links – Thursday, 26 November, 2015

 

It’s Thanksgiving, so ‘tis clearly the season:

 

Feature – New York goes Nuts – Take Your Pick!: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature – Boston Ballet’s MD Jonathan McPhee, the Nutcracker King: Jeffrey GantzBoston Globe

 

Review – Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker (Joffrey, last performances), DC: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Preview – José Mateo Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

 

Feature – The Bay Area goes Nuts too: Staff, SF Examiner

 

 

Meanwhile, elsewhere:

 

Feature – Dance for Parkinson’s & English National Ballet: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Feature – Miami City Ballet at 30: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

 

Feature – Sylvie Guillem’s Last Dance: Elizabeth Zimmer, Playbill Arts

 

Review – Twyla Tharp, 50th Anniversary Program, NY: Marcia B. Siegel, Arts Fuse

 

Preview – Scottish Ballet, Cinderella (Hampson), Edinburgh: Staff, Evening News

 

Feature – Harrison James, Soloist at NBC: Michael CrabbToronto Star

 

Review – China National Peking Opera Company, Warrior Women of Yang, London: Graham Watts, Londondance

 

Review – Basel Ballet, TewjaBasel: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack

 

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, Salford: Georgina Wells, BTG

 

Review – Gabriel Missé & Guillermina Quiroga, Tango Triple Bill, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Reviews – Complexions Contemporary Ballet, NY:

Chronicle: Gia Kourlas, NY TImes

Mixed Bill: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack

 

News – Dance London Inspires! Awards: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Feature – Misogyny, metaphor, or a cheeky nod to ballet’s carnal past? Brian Schaefer, Out

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Links – Friday, 27 November, 2015

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, Romeo and Juliet (Ratmansky), Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Interview – Javier De Frutos, his craft, and doing bonkers: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

 

Gallery – Russell Maliphant Company, Conceal/Reveal, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Preview – Robert Battle/Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAwakening, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Tour Review – English National Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Manchester: Charlotte Dobson, Manchester Evening News

 

Documentary – Bolshoi BabylonLaura Bleiberg, LA Times

 

Review – David Morales & Others, Lorca Madly in Love, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Preview – Kevin Ormsby & Chris Walker, FACING Home: Love & Redemption, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

News – 2016 Keir Choreographic Award Finalists: Staff, The Age

 

Plus, a Boston Ballet bonus:

Surviving “Nutcracker”: How two local Dance Dads get through the nuttiness: Jody Feinberg, Patriot Ledger

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Links – Saturday, 28 November, 2015

 

Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Sylvia, St Petersburg: Elena Kushtyseva via Ismene Brown

 

Feature – Behind the scenes at Scottish Ballet’s CinderellaAngela McManus, Herald

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, Romeo and Juliet (Ratmansky), Toronto: Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wright), Birmingham: Roz Laws, Birmingham Mail

 

Reviews – Russell Maliphant Company, Conceal/Reveal, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Vera LiberBTG

 

Tour Review – RambertTransfigured Night, Dark Arteries, The 3 Dancers, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Tour Reviews – English National Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Nureyev), Manchester:

Georgina Wells, BTG

Gill Potts, Oldham Chronicle

 

Webchat – Carlos Acosta, Tuesday 1 December: Post questions here, Guardian

 

Diary – Next week in New York: Staff, NY Times

 

Video – Learning ballet in a Rio favela: Frederick Bernas, Guardian

 

Interview – Leila McMillan on Flying Low technique: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

News – British Dance Edition, 2016, in Wales: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Review – Whitirea Dance Graduates, Behind Closed Doors, Wellington: Sam Trubridge, Theatreview

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