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Links – Sunday, 27 December, 2015

 

Preview – A month to embrace unpredictability in Dance: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature – Houston Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty (Stevenson): Nancy WoznyPlaybill Arts

 

TV Feature – Can ballet ease Parkinson’s symptoms?  Jayne McCubbinBBC News

 

This Week – Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterRevelations, Exodus & Others, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

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Links – Monday, 28 December, 2015

 

Interview – Karen Kain, AD National Ballet of Canada: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

 

Interview – Jurgita Dronina, National Ballet of Canada: Courtney Shea, Globe and Mail

 

Feature – The making of Bolshoi BabylonCarmen Gray (The Calvert Journal) via Guardian

 

Review – Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker (Final performance of Joffrey’s production), Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Feature – Children of The Nutcracker (Houston Ballet): Marene Gustin, Playbill Arts

 

Book + Exhibition – Rick Guest, What Lies BeneathUnity BlottDaily Mail

 

2015 – In CincinattiDavid Lyman, The Enquirer

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Links – Tuesday, 29 December, 2015

 

Feature – New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker Debuts: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Feature – What to look for in 2016: Clement Crisp & Apollinaire ScherrFinancial Times  (keep scrolling down)

 

2015 Review – Across Australia: Deborah Jones, Blog

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Links - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

 

 

Review - Blanca Li and Maria Alexandrova, Déesses et Démones, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Exodus, Awakening, Untitled America: First Movement, Open Door, New York:  Rose Marija, Broadway World

 

Interview - Rachael Gillespie, Northern Ballet:  Marion Sauvebois, Swindon Advertiser

 

Review - Shanghai Ballet, Swan Lake, Amsterdam:  Isabella Zijp, Bachtrack

 

List - The Five Best Dance Performances in Sydney in 2015:  Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature - Atlanta Dance Review 2015:  Staff, Arts Atlanta

 

Interview - Jennifer Weber talks the Hip Hop Nutcracker:  Linda Ann Watt, Broadway World

 

Reviews - The Imperial Ice Stars, The Nutcracker on Ice, London:  

Louise Levene, FT

Michael Coveney, What's On Stage

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Links - Thursday 31 December, 2015

 

 

Obituary - Gloria Contreras, dancer and choreographer:  Peter Dickinson, Guardian

 

 

Feature - Sylvie Guillem bows out in Japan:  Richard Smart, Guardian

 

Review - San Francisco Ballet, The Nutcracker, San Francisco:  Miyako Singer, Daily Californian

 

Preview - Big Dance Theatre, 25th Anniversary programme, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Feature & Interviews:  In the studio with Jerome Robbins:  Apollinaire Scherr, Fjord Review

 

Book Review - Megan Pugh, America Dancing:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Film Review - Bolshoi Babylon:  Emma Jacobs, FT

 

Preview - Daniil Simkin’s Intensio, New York:  Jack Anderson, NY Times

 

List - Best of dance in 2015 in Vancouver:  Deborah Meyers, Vancouver Sun

 

Review - Imperial Ice Stars, The Nutcracker on Ice, London:  Stephen Bates, Reviews Hub

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Links - Friday 01 January, 2016

 

 

Wishing all our members and readers a happy new year for 2016 filled with lots of wonderful  ballet and dance,

 

 

 

New Year’s Honours List 2016:  Guardian

 

Congratulations to all the honourees and especially:

 

Sir Matthew Bourne

Tamara Rojo CBE

Jill Tookey CBE

Christopher Wheeldon OBE

 

Feature - Best ballet and dance of 2015:  Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

 

Feature - Dance in review 2015:  Neil Norman, Stage

 

Feature - Dance coming to Edinburgh in 2016:  Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland

 

Feature - Dance this week in New York and Boston:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 4 mixed programmes, New York:  Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal

 

Video - Interview with Kathy Brown, executive director of NYCB, about Nutcracker:  NY Busniess Journal

 

Review - Noche Flamenca, Antigona, New York:  Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal

 

Feature - Houston Ballet to have a new Nutcracker for Christmas 2016:  Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

 

Review - Teatro Colon Ballet Company, The Nutcracker, Buenos Aires:  Pablo Bardin, BA Herald

 

Review - Mike Fitelson, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Charlotte:  Perry Tannenbaum, Creative Loafing

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Links - Saturday 02 January, 2016

 

 

 

Feature - The Dance must-sees of 2016:  Zoe Anderson, Independent

 

Feature - Daniil Simkin:  Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal

 

Sketchbook - New York City Ballet, Backstage at the Nutcracker:  Elisha Cooper, NY Times

 

Feature - Is The Nutcracker part of the fabric of Christmas:  Alva Noe, WVAS

 

Feature - Fusion music and dance as cross-cultural bridges:  Lekha Keister, Examiner

 

Preview - Reza Mirabi and Jozefien Beckers, Irrational_Studies, Portland:  Staff,  Oregon Arts Watch

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