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Links – Sunday February 21, 2016


Reviews - The Royal BalletAfter the Rain, StraplessWithin the Golden Hour, London: 

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Pam Tanowitz Dancethe story progresses as if in a dream of glittering surfacesHeaven on One’s Head, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Reviews - Silicon Valley Ballet (previously Ballet San Jose), Director's Choice, San Jose: 

Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle

Carla Escoda, KQED Arts


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterExodusPiazzolla CalderaAfter the Rain pdd, Revelations, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Review - Scottish Dance TheatreDreamersProcess Day, Edinburgh: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review


Feature - Breaking down ballet’s barriers: Rosemary Laryea, The Voice


Reviews - Colorado BalletAlice in Wonderland (Webre), Denver: 

Claudia Carbone, Denver Examiner

Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post


Reviews - Resolution 2016, London: Donald Hutera & Maya Pindar, The Place

Salah El Brogy, Company Glitch

Yukiko Masui, It Takes Two Too

Pro-Motion, Ideas in Motion


Review - Kansas City BalletSwan Lake, Kansas City: Libby Hansen, Kansas City Star


Review - Alabama BalletDon Quixote (van Fleteren), Birmingham: Rachel Hellwig, ArtsBham

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Links – Monday February 22, 2016


Review/feature - New York City Ballet’s Justin Peck and The Most Incredible Thing: Joan Acocella, New Yorker


Review - New York City BalletAshThis Bitter EarthThe Infernal MachineJeuxPaz de la Jolla, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - New York City BalletPolarisThe Blue of DistanceCommon GroundEstanciaThe Most Incredible Thing, NY: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes


Reviews - San Francisco BalletSwan Lake (Tomasson), SF: 

Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

Gilly Lloyd, SF Performing Arts Examiner

Janos Gereben, SF Performing Arts Examiner


Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletThe DreamA Month in the Country, Birmingham: 

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack


Review - Mark Morris Dance GroupResurrectionWhelmCargoThe, Fairfax VA: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Limón Dance CompanyDialogues (reconstructed), NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Reviews - Claire CunninghamGuide Gods, Perth: 

Jane Howard, The Guardian

Ben Neutze, Daily Review


Review - Tara D’ArquianQuests, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Review - Chunky MoveRule of Thirds, Sydney: Jordan Beth Vincent, Sydney Morning Herald


Interview - Alexander Ekman, choreographer: Ben Neutze, Daily Review


Preview - The Royal BalletGiselle in the cinema: Sam Smith, Londonist


Review - National Dance Company WalesFolkWalking MadTuplet, Cardiff: Othniel Smith, British Theatre Guide


Review - Aurélien BoryPlexus, Perth: Ben Neutze, Daily Review


Review - Aditi Mangaldas Dance CompanyKnottedUnwrapped, Perth: Deborah Jones blog


Review - Marie Hermo Jensen & othersFrolic, Hamilton NZ: Debbie Bright, NZ Theatreview


Review - Touch Compass Dance CompanyPortable dance series, Hamilton NZ: Debbie Bright, NZ Theatreview


Feature/video - Indoor Sky Dancing: Sofía Sávina, Russia Beyond the Headlines


Photo gallery - All Scotland Irish dancing championships: Danny Lawson/PA Wire, The Guardian

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Links – Tuesday, 23 February, 2016


Obituary – François Barbeau, Master of Costume Design: Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail



Review – New York City Ballet, Paz de la Jolla, Jeux, This Bitter Earth, Ash, Infernal Machine, Four Temperaments, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – New York City Ballet, All Balanchine 1 Program, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Preview/Interview – Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, Bruce Levingston, Trio Concert Dance, NY: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Dream, A Month in the Country, Birmingham:

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Mark PullingerBachtrack


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake (Tomasson), SF:

Rita FelcianoDanceviewtimes

J B Rosario, SF Examiner

Wiebke Schuster, Bachtrack


Review – Silicon Valley Ballet  (formerly Ballet San Jose), Director’s Choice, San Jose: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Review – Jessica Lang Dance, The Calling, Thousand Yard Stare, Solo Bach, Among the Stars, i.n.k., Irvine, CA: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times


Review – Los Angeles Ballet, Don Quixote, LA: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times


Review – Stephanie Lake, Double Blind, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Review – EikoPlatform 2016, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – For Claude Shannon, NY: Brian Seibert: NY Times


Review – John Scott & Valda Setterfield, Lear, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – Contemporary Korean Dance, Paris: Patricia BoccadoroCulturekiosque


Tour News – EDge, London Contemporary Dance School: Denise Drake, Londondance


Review – Boston Ballet II, BB@Home Mixed Bill, Boston: Marcia B Siegel, ArtsFuse


Feature – Dance styles that have caused public alarm: Luke Holland, Guardian


Festival Review – Aurélien Bory/Kaori Ito, Plexus, Perth, WA: Jane Howard, Guardian

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Links – Wednesday, 24 February, 2016


Interview – Kim Brandstrup, Choreographer: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Feature – Dutch National Ballet, Mata HariAmsterdam: Nina Siegal, NY Times


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake (Tomasson), SF: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Feature – Alexander EkmanCacti: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Interview – Francesco Gabriele Frola, NBC Soloist: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review


Preview/Interview – Germán Cornejo, Immortal Tango, London: Staff, Londondance


News – Nederlands Dans Theater, Auckland Programme (29 Jun – 2 Jul 2016): Staff, Scoop.co.nz


News – Mark Morris choreographing Persian opera: Janos GerebenSF Classical Voice


Review – Maria HassabiPlastic, MoMA, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Gallery – Mark Bruce Company, The Odyssey, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Festival Review - Aurélien Bory/Kaori Ito, Plexus, Perth, WA: Cicely BinfordAustralian Stage


Review – Jack Lister/Dance Dialogues, Fonder Heart, Brisbane: Deborah Jones, Blog


Preview – Farraquito + others, ImprovisaoSF: Jesse Hamlin, SF Chronicle

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Links – Thursday, 25 February, 2016


Obituary – Andris Toppe, Australian Dancer & Choreographer: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines



Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, RaymondaDC:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake (Tomasson), SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Reviews – Paris, Laura CappelleFinancial Times

Lyon Opera Ballet, Xylographie, Sunshine, Black Box, One Flat Thing, Reproduced

Compagnie Jean-Claude Gallotta, L’Etranger


Review – Los Angeles Ballet, Don Quixote, LA: Teresa HeilandBachtrack


Reviews – BalletBoyzThe Murmuring, Mesmerics, NY:

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal

Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Farraquito & Farruco, Buen Arate, London: Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


Review – Las Ballets de Monte Carlo, Cinderella (Maillot), NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


News – Madison Ballet, Wisconsin – Dancing through rough times: Jay RathIsthmus


Preview – Oregon Ballet Theatre, Romeo and Juliet (Canfield), Portland: Grant Butler, OregonLive


Preview – New choreographers in Dance Immersion, Toronto: Michael CrabbThe Star


Features – Mass Dance to open New Zealand Festival, Wellington: Laura Dooney, Dominion Post 1  Dominion Post 2

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Links – Friday, 26 February, 2016


Feature – The changing face of Dance in Australia: Jane Albert, Australian Financial Review


Feature - Steven McRae, Manga hero, RB Principal, OU graduate: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Gallery – Royal Ballet, Giselle, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review – BalletBoyzThe Murmuring, Mesmerics, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Square Dance, Prodigal Son, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Gallery Feature – Maya Plisetskaya’s appearances in Vogue: Lilah Ramzi, Vogue


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan), Birmingham:

Lucy MounfieldRedbrick

Roger Clarke, Behind the arras


Review – Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Cinderella (Maillot), NY: Rose Marija, BWW


Review – Silicon Valley Ballet (Ex-Ballet San Jose), Diana & Acteon, Glow-Stop, Prism, Minus 16, San Jose: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review – Dada MasiloSwan Lake, NY: Erica Getto, Fjord Review


Gallery – Farraquito & Farruco, Buen Arate, London: Lidia Crisafulli, DanceTabs


First Thoughts – Hubert EssakowTerra, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

- Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


News – Coming up in:

New York: NY Times

Boston: Boston Globe


News – Gennadi Nedvigin, next AD at Atlanta ballet: Cynthia Bond Perry, AJC.com


Preview – GOlive Dance/Performance Festival, London: Donald Hutera, Londondance


Review – Vicente Amigo, In Concert, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – Resolution 2016, 17 February, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review

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Links – Saturday, 27 February, 2016


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, A Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, RaymondaDC: Hilary Stroh, Bachtrack


Reviews – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Square Dance, Prodigal Son, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, NY:

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Reviews – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Selon désir, In the middle, somewhat elevated, Cacti, Wellington:

Jack Yan, Lucire

Ann Hunt, Taranaki Daily News


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMIllan), Birmingham:

Hedy MühleckBachtrack

John PhilpottWorcester News


Feature – Love and Defection: Mayara Piñeiro & Etienne Díaz with Pennsylvania Ballet: Ellen Dunkel, Philly.com


Review – Washington Ballet, In the middle, somewhat elevated, Prism, State of Wonder, DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – New York Theatre Ballet, Chemical Bond, Such Longing, Antique Epigraphs, Song before SpringNY: Carla Escoda, Huffington Post


Reviews – Farraquito & Farruco, Buen Arate, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Londondance


2nd Review – San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake (Tomasson), SF: Gilly Lloyd, Examiner.com


Reviews – Mark Bruce Company, The Odyssey, London:

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBTG


Review – Hubert EssakowTerra, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


Feature – Accessing the Martha Graham archive (+ live solos), NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Kidd Pivot & Electric Company Theatre, BetroffenheitVancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Preview – Dancing with an Xbox, Pattern Recognition, London: Robert Dex, Evening Standard


News – Next week in London: Judith MackrellGuardian

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