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Links – Sunday, 10 January, 2016


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Mark Monahan, Telegraph


Review – Daniil Simkin & Others, IntensioNY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Documentary – Bolshoi Babylon: Mark Kermode, Observer


Interview – Sir Matthew Bourne: Sarah Freeman, Yorkshire Post


Review & Gallery – Miami City Ballet, La Source, Barber Violin Concerto, In The Upper Room, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Sydney Festival 2016:

Review – Anna Teresa De KeersmaekerFaseSydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Resolution 2016, The Place,London:

Reviews: William Bridgland, Alice Westoby, Donald Hutera, The Place

- Crystal ZillwoodEvolutio

- TraceworksJazz Scene

- Sarah Louise Kristiansen, An Apple A Day


Review – punkkiCoSalve Regina, SF: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Review – Donna UchizonoSticky Majesty, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – niv Acosta, DiscotropicNY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

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Links – Monday, 11 January, 2016


Interview – Tamara Rojo on performing Juliet: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review – Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London: Hanna WeibyeArts Desk


Review – Donna UchizonoSticky Majesty, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Reviews - Sydney Dance Festival: Anna Teresa De KeersmaekerFase:

Deborah Jones, Blog

Martin PortusDaily Review


Review – Daniil Simkin & Others, IntensioNY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review – Big Dance TheaterBig Dance: Short Form, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Resolution 2016, The Place, London:

Reviews – Amelia Forsbrook, Donald Hutera, The Place

- Leila Bakhtali & Keren Smail, When Wishes Shift

- Simone Damberg Wurtz, bravery

- #PPL Dance, Al-Col-Hol

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Thodos Dance Chicago, Sono’s Journey, Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – niv Acosta, DiscotropicNY: Nicole Serratore, Exeunt Magazine


1988 Archive – Dancewear leaps out of the studio: Sara Mitchell, Guardian

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Links – Tuesday, 12 January, 2016


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Graham Watts, Londondance

Neil Norman, The Stage

Philippa NewisBachtrack

Zoë Anderson, Independent


Review – Heather KravasDead, disappears; Panopticon, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Feature – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Open Evening: Caryn Cooper, BWW


Reviews - Resolution 2016, The Place, London:

8 January – Graham Watts, Londondance

9 January – Zoë Anderson, Independent


Preview – Company Wayne McGregor, AtomosSF: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Interview – Vidya Patel, BBC Young Dancer Finalist: David Jays, Guardian


Feature – Bridget Foster, wig maker for the Royal Ballet: Jessica Brown, Time Out London



- Dancers in the New York Subway: Aaron PeggDance Spirit

- Ockham’s Razor, Tipping Point, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

- Akram Khan, Mahabharata, London: Tristram Kenton, Guardian

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Links – Wednesday, 13 January, 2016


Review – Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London: Louise LeveneFinancial Times


News – Mats Ek’s Goodbye isn’t a Farewell: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


News  - Mark Morris plans a new full-length work: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Akram Khan Company, Until the Lions, London:

Neil Norman, The Stage

- Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Daniil Simkin & Others, IntensioNY: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Reviews - Resolution 2016, The Place, London:

8 January: Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


News – ABT names Kara Medoff Barnett as Executive Director: Jennifer Smith, WSJ


Review – Big Dance TheaterBig Dance: Short Form, NY: Robert Greskovic, WSJ


Review – American Realness Festival, Work by Jillian Pena, Keith Hennessy & Jassem Hindi, Yvonne Meier, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Exploited, Sarasota: Carrie SeidmanSarasota Herald-Tribune


News – Australian Ballet, Joiners & Leavers: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


News – Pamela Tatge, new Director for Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine


Feature – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Shakespeare Season, 2016: Staff, BWW

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Links - Thursday 14 January, 2016



Reviews - Akram Khan, Until the Lions, London:  

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Graham Watts, London Dance

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Lyndsey Winship, Standard


News - Dance this week in New York, including Tap History on Youtube:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Fase, Sydney:  Maxim Boon, Limelight


Gallery - English National Ballet, Le Corsaire, London:  Roy Tan, Broadway World


Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Theme and Variations, La Sylphide, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Review - American Dance Platform, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Resolution 2016, London:

Review - Catherine Love & Anna Cabre-Verdiell, The Place

Gallery - Lidia Chrisafulli, DanceTabs


Feature - Company pianists: finding the keys for the right ballet steps:  Marina Harss, NY Times


News - DV8 puts brake on new works as AD takes ‘time out’ after 30 years:  David Hutchison, Stage


Review - National Ballet of China, The Chinese New Year, Beijing:  Catherine Sutherland, Bachtrack


Review - Big Dance Theatre, mixed programme; Noche Flamenca, Antigona, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Preview - Lucy Rupert, Dead Reckoning, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Feature - Stephen Page, AD Bangarra Dance Theatre:  Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald


Film Review - Spear (Stephen Page):  Luke Buckmaster, Guardian


Feature - The Illegal, Underground Ballerinas of Iran:  Beulah Devaney, Broadly


Review - Le Patin Libre, Vertical, London:  Josephine Leask, London Dance


Review - Dada Masilo, Swan Lake, Ottawa:  Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Q&A - Maurice Hines on life and why he doesn’t tap in the morning:  Mark Kennedy, Federal News Radio


Preview - Bodiography Contemporary Ballet, Unseen, Pittsburgh:  Steve Sucato, Pittsburgh City Paper

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Links - Friday 15 January, 2016



Reviews - English National Ballet, Le Corsaire, London:  

Clement Crisp, FT

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, Standard

Mark Ronan, Blog

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Laura Dodge, Londonist

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

Mersa Auda, The Upcoming

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review/Feature - Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London; story ballets coming in 2016:  Ismene Brown, Spectator


Reviews - Scottish Ballet, Cinderella, Glasgow:  

Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland

Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

Vivienne Aitken, Daily Record


News - Scottish Ballet unveils ambitious 2016/17 programme:  

Staff, DanceTabs

Andrew Learmonth, The National


Reviews - Akram Khan, Until the Lions, London:  

Zoe Anderson, Independent

John O’Dwyer, Bachtrack


Review - Le Patin Libre, Vertical, London:  Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


News - Dance Listings New York 15-21 January:  Staff, NY Times


Review - Helen Herbertson and Ben Cobham, Morphia Series, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


News - Vail International Dance Festival announces 2016 programme:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


News - Northern Ballet take The Great Gatsby to China:  Staff, Global Times


Feature - The teen carers dancing for Matthew Bourne:  Mark Tran, Guardian


News - San Francisco Ballet Spring Season 2016:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Q&A - Dores Andre, newest principal at San Francisco Ballet:  Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Featurette - San Francisco Ballet’s retiring Borda & Molat on their career highlights:  Alan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Featurette - San Francisco Ballet Dancers channel a pair of Hepburns:  Carolyne Zinko, SF Chronicle


Feature - Celebrating Alvin Ailey on (what would have been) his 85th birthday:  Zita Allen, NY Amsterdam News


Preview - Alberta Ballet, Shaping Sound, Calgary:  Louis Hobson, Calgary Sun


Film Review - A Ballerina’s Tale (Misty Copeland):  Martha Schabas, Toronto Globe and Mail


Review - Findlay//Sandsmark, o’ death, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review - Cut the Sky, Sydney:  Martin Portus, Daily Review


Documentary Review - Michelle’s Story (by Meryl Tankard):  Deborah Jones, Blog

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Links – Saturday, 16 January, 2016


Features – Mats Ek, Legacies, and the desire for control:

Laura CappelleFinancial Times

David Jays, Arts Journal/Performance Monkey


Reviews – English National Ballet, Le CorsaireLondon:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – Akram Khan Company, Until the Lions, London: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Preview – National Ballet of Canada, A Winter’s Tale, DC: Rebecca RitzelWashington Post


Review – Company Wayne McGregor, AtomosSF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


News – Northern Ballet at Harrogate Art Gallery: Graham Chalmers, Yorkshire Post


Feature – Best Dance in Scotland, 2016: Kelly ApterThe List


Previews – Next week:

- in Edinburgh & London: Judith MackrellGuardian

- in London: Mark Monahan, Telegraph


Review – Dance Factory Johannesburg, Swan Lake (Masilo), Montreal: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail


Review – Q Dance, dead reckoning, Toronto: Martha SchabasGlobe and Mail


Review – Sydney Festival, Cut the Sky, Sydney: Brigid Delaney, Guardian


Resolution 2016, The Place, London:

Reviews: Donald Hutera & Anna Cabre-Nerdiell, The Place

- Yann Allsopp, The End of Dance

- Heather Walrond Company, The Rising

- Amma  Dance Theatre, I Think Therefore …. I Ham?

Reviews: Lyndsey Winship & Anna Cabre-Verdiell, The Place

- Aislinn Mulligan & Antonio Harris, Sonntag

- Deptford Collective, Break In News

- Edifice Dance, Blood Wedding


Book Feature – Like a bomb going off: Leonid Yakobson and ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia, Janice Ross: Hedy Weiss,Chicago Sun-Times

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