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Links - Sunday 31 January, 2016



Review - New York City Ballet, Barber Violin Concerto, Fancy Free, Who Cares?, New York:  Leigh Witchel, Danceview Times


Review - Royal Ballet, Rhapsody, Two Pigeons, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Express


Review - San Francisco Ballet, Fearful Symmetries, Drink to me only with thine eyes, Rubies, San Francisco:  Gilly Lloyd, Examiner


Review - Sarasota Ballet, Emeralds, The Rake’s Progress, In a state of weightlessness, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune


Review - Miami City Ballet, La Source, Barber Violin Concerto, In the Upper Room, West Palm Beach:  Demetrius Klein, Palm Beach Daily News


Review - Sadler’s Wells Sampled, London:  Laura Peatman, London Theatre 1


Feature - Alvin Ailey’s Revelations:  Celia Wren, Washington Post


Feature - Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Going Home Star, touring Canada:  Martha Schabas, Toronto Globe and Mail


Review - BalletBoyz, The Murmuring, Mesmerics, Boston:  Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Review - Ballet Lorent, Snow White, Edinburgh:  Mark Brown, Herald Scotland


Review - Jakop Ahlbom, Horror, London:  Luke Jennings, Observer


Review - Circa, The Return, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - La Compagnie Herve Koubi, What the day owes the night, Portland:  Nim Wunnan, Oregon Arts Watch


Feature - Magda Saleh, ballerina & founding director of the new Cairo Opera House:  Ati Metwaly, Ahram


Feature - One girl’s quest to become the first hijabi ballerina in the world:  Rachel Olding, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - Haleigh Pouesi, The Station, Auckland:  Camelle Pink, NZ Theatreview


Review - Corpus, Uropa, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Review - Meg Wolfe, New Faithful Disco. Los Angeles:  Christina Campodonico, LA Times

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Links - Monday 01 February, 2016



Review - LA Dance Project, Murder Ballades, Harbor Me, Hearts & Arrows, Los Angeles:  Laura Bleiberg, LA Times


News - Houston Ballet’s 2016 season:  Clifford Pugh, Houston Culturemap


News Feature - Noelani Pantastico rejoins Pacific Northwest Ballet:  Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times


Preview - Dutch National Ballet, Mata Hari, Amsterdam:  Jan Hennop, Citizen


Review - Dada Masilo, Swan Lake: 

Amherst:  Janine Parker, Arts Fuse

Pittsburgh:  Mark Kanny, Tribune Live


Review - Spectrum Dance Theater, Rambunctious, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Famille Floz, Infinita, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Robert Ashley / Steve Paxton, Quicksand, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Dance Place, 35th Year Reunion, Washington:  Lisa Traiger, DC Metro Theater Arts


Review - Natural Wings, She Dances, Northbridge:  Nerida Dickinson, Australian Stage


Review - Louisville Ballet, Studio Connections programme, Louisville:  Kathi EB Ellis, WFPL

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Links - Tuesday 02 February, 2016



Obituary - Murray Louis, Choreographer:  Jack Anderson, NY Times



Feature Preview - New York City Ballet / Justin Peck, The most incredible thing, New York:  Marina Harss, Guardian


Review - New York City Ballet, Barber Violin Concerto, Fancy Free, Who Cares?, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Review - New York City Ballet, Liebeslieder Waltzer, Glass Pieces, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review - San Francisco Ballet, Fearful Symmetries, Rubies, Drink to me only with thine eyes, San Francisco:  

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Jano Gereben, Examiner


Review - LA Dance Project, Murder Ballades, Harbor Me, Hearts & Arrows, Los Angeles: Jeff Slayton, Bachtrack


Review - Trisha Brown Dance Company, Set and Reset, Present Tense, Newark/Niweorce, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Sleeping Beauty, Washington:  Frances Steiner, Broadway World


Reviews - Sadler’s Wells Sampled, London:  

Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack

Rachel Elderkin, London Dance

Vikki Jane Vile, A Younger Theatre


Review - Dada Masilo, Swan Lake, New York:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Reviews - Resolution 2016, 29th January, London:  Mary Clipperton, Sanjay Roy, The Place

Exim Dance Company The Birth of Memory

LAM Dance Company Sisyphus’ Wife

Backspace Collective  Unbaptised Infants


Reviews - Resolution 2016, 30th January, London:  Maya Pindar, Lyndsey Winship, The Place

Sigh Kasa

Pauline Raineri Si / Si

Foskett-Piccolo Dance Company Woven


Interview - Sara Baras:  David Jays, Guardian


Review - Mark Foehringer Dance Project SF, Body of Work programme, San Francisco:  Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle


Reviews - Dance Place, 35th Year Reunion, Washington:  

Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post

George Jackson, Danceview Times


Interview - Tara D’Arquian:  Carmel Smith, London Dance


News - Mikhail Baryshnikov, Brodsky / Baryshnikov to premiere in New York this spring:  BWW News Desk, Broadway World

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Links – Wednesday February 3, 2016


Review - The Royal BalletRhapsodyThe Two Pigeons, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review - American Ballet TheatreThe Sleeping Beauty (Ratmansky), Washington: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review - New York City BalletLiebeslieder WaltzerGlass Pieces, NY: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes


Reviews - L.A. Dance ProjectMurder BalladsHarbor MeHearts and Arrows, LA: 

Jeff Slayton, Bachtrack

Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Review - Sadler’s Wells Sampled, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Review - CircaThe Return, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


News - Mauro Bigonzetti to direct La Scala Ballet: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


News - Adolphe Binder to direct Tanztheater Wuppertal: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Preview - Joffrey Ballet in Ashley Page’s Tipping Point: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review - Step Afrika!, NY: Shanti Crawford, DanceTabs


Feature - FilinTsiskaridze and Bolshoi Babylon in St Petersburg: Ismene Brown blog

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Links – Thursday February 4, 2016


News - Benjamin Millepied to leave Paris Opéra Ballet: France 24


Review - New York City BalletThe Most Incredible Thing (Justin Peck), and others, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Akram KhanUntil the Lions / The Royal BalletRhapsody, London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - San Francisco BalletFearful SymmetriesPas/Parts 2016Seven for EightMagrittomaniaRubiesDrink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review - San Francisco BalletFearful SymmetriesRubiesDrink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, SF: Leslie Katz, San Francisco Examiner


Review - Dada MasiloSwan Lake, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Hungarian National Ballet, Sarabande, Falling Angels, Etudes, Budapest: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Interview - Mark Bruce, choreographer, talking about The OdysseyLondondance


Profile - David Dawson, choreographer: Nina Levy, The West Australian


Photo gallery – Compagnie Yoann BourgeoisHe Who Falls, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Video feature - Donald Byrd, AD of Spectrum Dance Theater, A conversation about race, inspired by dance: Leslie Holleran, Crosscut


News - Michael Nunn becomes ambassador for RAD autism dance programme: Georgia Snow, Stage


Review - Kamea Dance Company & Israel Opera, Man of the Hour (Galili), Amsterdam: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Feature - Barre fitness piques interest in ballet: Nick Patch, Toronto Star


Fashion news - NYCB’s Troy Schumacher on his fashion favourites: Bee Shapiro, NY Times


Feature - Miami City Ballet filled with couples…: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

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Links – Friday February 5, 2016


News - Benjamin Millepied leaving Paris Opéra Ballet: 

Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian

Ismene Brown blog, the French press translated and also…


Review - New York City BalletThe Most Incredible ThingPolarisThe Blue of the DistanceCommon GroundEstancia, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review - New York City BalletThe Most Incredible Thing, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterOpen DoorExodusRevelations, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Reviews - Company XIVSnow White, NY: 

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Brian Seibert, New York Times


Feature - Pina Bausch and other mature choreographers: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Preview - Camille A. Brown, a revival of the 1940s Cabin in the Sky, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - robbinschildsHex, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Preview - Royal Winnipeg BalletGoing Home Star: Truth and Reconciliation, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Forthcoming in Washington - Mats Ek’s Juliet and Romeo and other delights: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Compagnie Yoann BourgeoisHe Who Falls, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Review - Chris ParkerWhat: No More Dancing in the Good Room, Auckland: Paul Simei-Barton, New Zealand Herald

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Links – Saturday February 6, 2016


Review - New York City BalletThe Most Incredible Thing, NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Feature - Behind the scenes of The Most Incredible Thing: Wayne Northcross, NY Observer


News - Benjamin Millepied leaving Paris Opéra Ballet: 

Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post

Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal


News - Septime Webre stepping down as AD of Washington Ballet: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Nederlands Dans Theater 2Sad Case, Sara, Mutual ComfortI new then, Baden: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Review - Dada MasiloSwan Lake, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Feature - American Realness Festival, NY: Ivan Talijanic, Brooklyn Rail


Dance installation - Excavation Site: Martha Graham U.S.A., NY: Erica Getto, Brooklyn Rail


Profile - Kabuki star Ebizō Ichikawa: Leo Lewis, Financial Times


Review - Ligia LewisSorrow Swag, NY: Jaime Shearn Coan, Brooklyn Rail


Review - West Australian Ballet5To the PointeOn the Nature of DaylightIntervalIn Black, Perth: Amy Martin, PerthNow


Review - Java Dance TheatreThe Wine Project, Wellington: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


Review - AyikodansM’AngajePhases, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


News - Big Dance & Channel 4 short film commissions announced: Carmel Smith, Londondance


The week’s new dance (London) - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina BauschComo El Musguito / The Royal Ballet, Wheeldon triple bill: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

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