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Links – Sunday March 6, 2016


Review - The Royal BalletGiselle, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Audio interview - Wayne McGregorRadio Wolfgang


Review - Joaquín GriloDedicated to Paco de Lucía, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature - Akram Khan adapts Torobaka after Israel Galvan is injured: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Sydney Dance Company, CounterMove: CactiLux Tenebris, Sydney: Deborah Jones, blog


Review - New York Theatre BalletLegends & Visionaries 2016, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheatreScene


Preview - Sokolow Theater/Dance EnsembleRide the Culture LoopKurt WeillSteps of Silence, NY: Brian Schaefer, New York Times


Preview - David NeumannI Understand Everything Better, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Preview - Joffrey Ballet on tour: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Interview - Marc Brew, dancer and choreographer, prior to his solo For Now I Am…. , London: Carmel Smith, Londondance


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Links – Monday March 7, 2016


Review - New York City BalletAshAfter the Rain pdd, The Infernal MachineTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2The Most Incredible Thing, Washington: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review - The Royal BalletGiselle, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Interview - Christopher Wheeldon on The Winter’s Tale: Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian


Interview - William Forsythe: Philippa Hawker, Brisbane Times


Review - Alessandra Ferri & Herman CornejoTRIO ConcertDance, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - Akram KhanKaash, London: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Feature - Stephen Petronio and Trisha Brown’s Glacial Decoy: Sibhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Phoenix Dance Theatre, 35th anniversary triple bill, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland


Reviw - Elisa Monte Dance, mixed bill as founder steps down, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Gary Clarke CompanyCOAL, Doncaster UK: Mark Smith, British Theatre Guide


Profile - Pippa Moore, senior ballerina, Northern Ballet: Yorkshire Post


Feature - Virtual reality and the dance, Stuck in the Middle with You: Jana Perkovic: The Guardian


Review from the archive - Flamenco frenzy on the London stage, 7 March 1961: Philip Hope-Wallace, The Guardian

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Links – Tuesday March 8, 2016


Reviews - Ave Maya Gala 2016, London: 

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Matt Watts, Evening Standard


Review - Aakash OdedraRising, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - German CornejoImmortal Tango, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review - EikoA Body in Places, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


News - Julie Kent is Washington Ballet’s new artistic director:

Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post

Michael Cooper, New York Times


Review - Wild Card at Sadler’s Wells, Pepa Ubera, The Palest Light: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


News - Peter Schaufuss has plans for new theatre and arts centre in Edinburgh: Phil Miller, Herald Scotland


Interview - Liv Lorent talks about her Snow WhiteLondondance


Interview - Marc Brew, dancer and choreographer, prior to his solo For Now I Am…. , London: David Hutchison, The Stage


Reviews - Godspeed You! Black EmperorMonumental, Adelaide: 

Kate Hennessy, The Guardian

Barry Lenny, Broadway World

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Links – Wednesday, 9 March, 2016


Preview – Paris Opera, Iolanta/The Nutcracker (Lock, Cherkaoui, Pita), Paris: Roslyn SulcasNY Times


Review – Ave Maya Gala 2016, London: Vera LiberBTG

- Gallery: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Akram Khan Company, KaashLondon: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – National Ballet of Canada, La SylphideToronto: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review


News – Silicon Valley Ballet (ex-Ballet San Jose) has closed down: Karen D’SouzaSan Jose Mercury News


Gallery – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Golden Hours (As You Like It), London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – EikoA Body in Places/ PLATFORM 2016, Guest solos, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


News – Leanne Benjamin appointed Member of the Order of Australia: Staff, BWW


News – Dance (& more) for the Kennedy Center 2016-17 Season: Peggy McGlone, Washington Post


News – Australian Ballet Sydney Season, April – May 2016: Staff, BWW


News – Montreal Danse Danse 2016-17 Season: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Review – Avant Chamber Ballet, Raymonda excerpt, Who Cares?/Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Rite of Spring (Peugh), Dallas: Margaret Putnam, TheaterJones


Review – Compagnie Virginie Brunelle, FoutrementVancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


News – Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Truth & Reconciliation Forum: Amanda Siebert, Straight.com

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Links – Thursday, 10 March, 2016


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, CoppéliaSF:

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

Ann Murphy, Marin Independent Journal


Reviews – National Ballet of Canada, La SylphideToronto:

Denise Sum, Danceviewtimes

Marissa TrarbackThe Dance Current


Preview – National Ballet of Canada, Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Reviews – Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker/Rosas, Golden Hours (As You Like It), London:

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Judith MackrellGuardian

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Lise Smith, Londondance


Review – Ave Maya Gala, London: Margaret Willis, Bachtrack


Reviews – Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAwakening, Open Door, Love Songs, Revelations, Chicago:

Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Stephen Petronio Company, Glacial Decoy, MiddleSexGorge, Big Daddy (Deluxe), NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Alessandra Ferri & Herman Cornejo, Trio Concertdance/Aakash Odedra Company, Quad Solo Bill, NY: Robert Greskovic,Wall St Journal


Preview – Kelley Donovan & Dancers, The Body Becomes the Messenger, Boston: Merli V Guerra, Arts Fuse


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


Review – Martha Clarke/Alfred UhryAngel Reapers, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Interview – Marc Brew – “the dancer was still within me,” For Now, I Am, London: David Hutchison, The Stage


News – Contemporary Dance in Pittsburgh this spring: Adrienne TotinoExaminer.com


Film – Spear, featuring Bangarra Dance Theatre: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Blog – Jarkko Lehmus’ latest piece “Worlds and oysters and all that jazz” at DanceTabs


Feature – Nando Messias on The Sissy’s Progress, London: Londondance

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Links – Friday, 11 March, 2016


Review – San Francisco Ballet, CoppéliaSF: Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs


Reviews – National Ballet of Canada, The Four Temperaments, Rubies, Cacti, Toronto:

Martha SchabasGlobe and Mail

Michael CrabbToronto Star


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, RaymondaDC: Alexandra Tomalonis, Danceviewtimes


Reviews – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Golden Hours (As You Like It), London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBTG


Review – Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, NelkenAdelaide: Deborah Jones, Blog


Reviews – Northern Ballet, Swan Lake (Nixon), Leeds:

Lauren Ballinger, Huddersfield Examiner

Ali Turner, Leeds List


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Selon Desir, In the middle, somewhat elevated, Cacti, Christchurch: Sheree Bright, Theatreview


Review – Stephen Petronio Company, Glacial Decoy, Big Daddy (Deluxe(, MiddleSexGorge, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Features – What dancers can teach about dealing with an office romance: Chloe AngyalHuff Post 1 & Huff Post 2


Gallery – Richard Alston Dance Company: Rick Guest, Guardian


Review – Claire Cunningham, Give me a reason to live, Melbourne: Chloe SmethurstSydney Morning Herald


Review – Molly PoerstelAre We a Fossil, and of Facings, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Jo Stromgren Kompani, The Hospital, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Diary – New York listings for March 11-17: Staff, NY Times


Feature – Why don’t they make shoes for black ballet dancers? Kirstie Brewer, BBC News

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Links – Saturday, 12 March, 2016


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, CoppéliaSF:

Rita FelcianoDanceviewtimes

J B Rosario, SF Examiner

Gilly Lloyd, Examiner.com


Review – New York City Ballet, La Sylphide, Bournonville Divertissements, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Preview – Boston Ballet, Pas de Quatre (Yakobson), Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Review – Boston Ballet, OneginBoston: Tiffany Chen, Wellesley News


Review – Joffrey Ballet, In Creases, Passengers, Rendez-vous, Fool’s Paradise, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review – Stephen Petronio Company, Glacial Decoy, Big Daddy (Deluxe), MiddleSexGorge, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review – FarruquitoImprovisaoNY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Basel Ballet, Sleeping Beauty (Cerrudo), Basel: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack  


Reviews – Marc Brew Company, For Now, I Am, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Josephine LeaskLondondance

- Gallery: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, SF: Steven Winn, SF Chronicle


Review – Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble, Ride the Culture Loop, We Remember, Steps of Silence, Kurt Weill, NY: Mary Cargill,Danceviewtimes


Diary – Next Week in Cardiff, Newport & London: Judith MackrellGuardian


Interview – Luca Silvestrini on May Contain Food, on tour: Staff, Londondance


Gallery – Behind the scenes at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy: Staff, Moscow Times


Report – Reconciliation & Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star, Vancouver: Amanda Siebert, Straight.com


Feature – Flesh-colored tights: empowering my daughter through dance: Garlia Cornelia Jones-Ly, Washington Post



And remember, not everyone likes dancers: Tom Phillips, Guardian

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