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Links – Sunday, 10 April, 2016


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Enigma Variations, Stars and Stripes, Sarasota: Carrie SeidmanSarasota Herald-Tribune


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Continuum, In the Countenance of Kings, Theme and Variations, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Preview – Ballet West, The Nijinsky Revolution, SL City: Heather Hayes, Deseret News


Review – MotionhouseBroken, London: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Review – Sharp & Fine, All Roads Are Lined With Teeth, SF: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Feature – Shen Yun Performing Arts and Falun Gong: Jessica Gelt, LA Times


Previews – Around Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

Sheva….my Precious Treasure: Radhika Pillai, Examiner.com


Feature – Lauren Fagone and life beyond dance: Zachary Reid, Richmond Times-Dispatch


News – New leadership sought for DC’s Dance Place: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post

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Links – Monday, 11 April, 2016


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Enigma Variations, Stars and Stripes, Sarasota: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Interview – Claire Calvert, Royal Ballet Soloist: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Programs 6 and 7 (Countenance of Kings etc), SF: Janos Gereben, Examiner.com


Reviews – National Youth Dance Company, In-NocentesLondon:

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Anna Winter, Exeunt Magazine


Reviews – Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Pattern Recognition, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

There is also a Financial Times review here to which I have no access – Sorry.


Preview – International Dance Festival Birmingham, 2016: Hanna WeibyeArts Desk


Preview – Twyla Tharp new work in New York: Joshua BaroneNY Times


Previews – Angelin Prelocaj Company, Blanche Neige, Brisbane:

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Nathanael Cooper, Brisbane Times


Review – Viktoria Danyi & Others, Skin Me, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Louise BédardLa Démarquise, Montreal: Mark Mann, Dance Current

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Links – Tuesday, 12 April, 2016


Review – Royal Ballet, Giselle (Takada, Soares, Muntagirov), London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Reviews – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Divertimento, When Love, Change, Coming Together, Return, NY:

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Continuum, In the Countenance of Kings, Theme and Variations, SF:

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Keep, The Accidental, Grace Action, NY: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Enigma Variations, Stars and Stripes, NY: Anna Dearing, YourObserver.com


Reviews – Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Pattern Recognition, London:

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Judith MackrellGuardian


Previews – Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wheeldon +++), Chicago:

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune


Review – Joffrey Ballet & Cleveland Orchestra, The Miraculous Mandarin, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, Cleveland: Timothy Robson, Bachtrack


Review – Ballet HispanicoFlabbergast, Bury Me Standing, Club Havana, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Reviews – Boy Blue Entertainment, A Night with Boy Blue, London:

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

Ruth Mattock, Londondance


Review – MotionhouseBroken, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – a canary torsi, Court/Garden, Boston: Marcia B. Siegel, Arts Fuse


Preview – Toronto Dance Theatre, Singular Bodies, Toronto: Michael CrabbThe Star


Festival Report – Cinedans, Amsterdam: Philip Szporer, Dance Current


Student Reporter Project 2015/16:

Hand in Hand, Emerging Artists Creating Together: Joshua Murphy, Dance Current

Perspectives & Possibilities in Dance at University: Isabelle Gagnon, Dance Current


..and a Press Release: Bolshoi London Season This Summer: DanceTabs

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Links – Wednesday April 13, 2016


Obituary - Fabian Barnes, Director of the Dance Institute of Washington: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - The Royal BalletThe Winter’s Tale, London: David Nice, The Arts Desk


Review - San Francisco BalletContinuumIn the Countenance of KingsTheme and Variations, SF: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


News - Johan Kobborg & Alina Cojocaru leave the Romanian National Ballet: Michael Cooper, New York Times


Review - Paris Opera BalletDuo ConcertantOther DancesSeven SonatasIn Creases, Paris: Alexandra Villarreal, Huffington Post


Review - Australian BalletSwan Lake, Sydney: Michelle Potter blog


Review - Dance Theatre of HarlemWomen Who Move Us, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review – National Youth Dance CompanyIn-Nocentes, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review - Juilliard Dances Repertory 2016RosesMovesSymphony of Psalms, NY: Carol Pardo, Danceviewtimes


Preview - Scottish BalletSwan Lake (David Dawson): Kelly Apter, The List


Review – Joffrey Ballet & Cleveland OrchestraThe Miraculous MandarinDuke Bluebeard’s Castle, Cleveland: Roy Berko, Broadway World


Review – Ballet HispanicoFlabbergastBury Me StandingClub Havana, NY: Juan Michael Porter II, Broadway World


Review - Kit HolderWolves are People Too, Birmingham: Emma Cann, Broadway World


Feature - Keenan Kampa, ballerina, now actor: Adrienne Warber, Examiner.com


Feature - Dimity Azoury, soloist, The Australian Ballet: Jane Albert, Sydney Broadsheet


Feature - The Barbs, a new dance sweeping the Middle East: Sudarsan Raghavan, Washington Post

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Links – Thursday April 14, 2016


Reviews - The Royal BalletThe Winter’s Tale, London: 

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Graham Watts, Londondance

Neil Norman, The Stage
Debra Craine, The Times (£)

Photo gallery - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Paris Opéra BalletRoméo et Juliette, Paris: Leigh Witchell, Danceviewtimes


Review - English National BalletShe Said, London: Neil Norman, The Stage

Photo gallery - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Feature - English National Ballet, the three choreographers of She Said: Charlotte Lytton, The Telegraph


Review - San Francisco Ballet, Programs 6 & 7 (In the Countenance of Kings etc), SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Preview - San Francisco Ballet Farewell Celebration for Joan Boada, Pascal Molat & Gennadi Nedvigin: Gilly Lloyd, Examiner.com


Preview - San Francisco Ballet, 2017 season: Bruce Manuel, The Mercury News


Feature - Acosta Danza opens in Havana: Michael Voss, CCTV America


Review - Eifman BalletRodin, Madrid: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review - Dance Theatre of HarlemDivertimentoWhen LoveComing TogetherReturn, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Review - MotionhouseBroken, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - National Dance Company of Wales, triple bill, London: Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian


Feature - Savion Glover choreographs the musical Shuffle Along Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, NY: Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal


Photo gallery - NDT III New Thenmutual comfortSoloCacti: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Preview - Les Arts Florissants / Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, opera-ballet Les Fêtes Vénitiennes, NY: Michael Cooper, New York Times


Review - Anni Pui LingMetaphors We Live By, London: Alice Westoby, Londondance


Review - Arts BrookfieldTranscendent Arts of Tibet and India, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Preview - Angelin PreljocajEmpty moves (Parts I, II & III), NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Preview - Ballet WestThe Nijinsky Revolution, Salt Lake City: Kathy Adams, The Salt Lake Tribune


Preview - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2016-17 season: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Feature - Ballerina beauty, with reference to Scottish Ballet’s Sophie Martin and Swan Lake: Lisa Niven, Vogue


Review - LakeCities Ballet TheatreCinderella, Lewsiville TX: Katie Dravenshott, TheaterJones


News - Sadler’s Wells & West Ham United football club’s collaboration: Londondance


News - Picturehouse to handle ROH live cinema screenings: Leo Barraclough, Variety




The pirouetting gorilla (actually more of a chainé): Jake Polden, Daily Mail

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Links – Friday April 15, 2016


Reviews - The Royal BalletThe Winter’s Tale, London: 

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Sam Smith, Londonist

Alexandra Desvignes, Bachtrack

Dom O’Hanlon, London Theatre Guide


Reviews - English National BalletShe Said, London: 

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Graham Watts, Londondance

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Reviews - Miami City BalletSerenadeSymphonic Dances, NY: 

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


News - Benois de la Danse 2016 nominations: Madeline Schrock, Dance Magazine


Review - Queensland BalletA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Brisbane: Elise Lawrence, Limelight


Interview - Liam Scarlett, choreographer: Neil Norman, The Stage


Feature/interview - Joan BoadaPascal Molat & Gennadi Nedvigin say farewell to San Francisco Ballet: Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle


Interview - Frances Chung, Principal Dancer with San Francisco Ballet: Sean Martinfield, Huffington Post


Preview - Dorrance DanceETM: Double Down, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Feature - The dance teacher who changed my life: Nouska Hanly, The Stage


Feature - Dancers are not born, but made: Nouska Hanly, The Stage


Review - New York Jazz Choreography Project, NY: Marsha Volgyi, Broadway World


Interview - Boston Ballet’s Seo Hye Han on dancing Swan Lake: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe

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Links - Saturday 16 April, 2016



Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Five Tangos, Infra, In the Night, Cardiff:  Jane Shilling, Telegraph


Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Seven Sonatas, Other Dances, Duo Concertant, In Creases, Paris:  Leigh Witchel, Danceview Times


Reviews - Martha Graham Company, Night Journey, Inner Resources, Axe, New York:  

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Brian Seibert, NY Times


Reviews - English National Ballet, She Said, London:  

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack


Reviews - Royal Ballet, The Winter’s Tale, London:  

Clement Crisp, FT

Anna Winter, Exeunt


Review - NDT ll, I New Then, mutual comfort, Solo, Cacti : Christopher Curtis, Bachtrack


News - Three of the best … new dance performances, London & Glasgow:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Feature/Preview - Australian Ballet, Symphony in C, Sydney:  Ellisa Blake, Brisbane Times


Review - Dance Theatre of Harlem, Divertimento, When Love, Change, Coming Together, New York:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times


Preview - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Peter Boal on Coppelia, Seattle:  Rosemary Jones, Examiner


Review - Pennsylvania Ballet, Keep, The Accidental, Grace Action, New York:  Tara Sheena, Fjord Review


Feature - Miami City Ballet in New York and its impact on the company:  Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Review - Washington Ballet, Carmina Burana, Theme and Variations, Washington:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Oakland Ballet, Divining, Beautiful Dreamer, Stone of Hope, Oakland:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review - Toronto Dance Theatre, Singular Bodies, Toronto:  Martha Schabas, Toronto Globe and Mail


Feature - Anja Ahcin and Ahmed Yehia, Cairo Opera Ballet:  Ati Metwaly, Al Ahram


Review - Vicky Shick, Another Spell, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Luis Garay, Maneries, Austin:  Jonelle Seitz, Fjord Review


Review - American Tap Dance Foundation, Rhythm in Motion, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

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