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Links - Sunday 17 April, 2016



Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Five Tangoes, Infra, In the Night, Cardiff:  Barbara Michaels, The Reviews Hub


Reviews - English National Ballet, She Said, London:  

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffrey Taylor, Express

Vikki Jane Vile, London Theatre


Review - Miami City Ballet, Programmes A and B, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - Miami City Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, West Palm Beach:  Leigh Witchel, 

Danceview Times


Feature Preview - David Dawson on his new Swan Lake for Scottish Ballet:  Kelly Apter, 



Review - Royal Danish Ballet, The Hubbery, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Feature - Twyla Tharp returns to the Catskills:  Robert Burke-Warren, Watershed Post


Review - National Dance Company Wales, They Seek To Find The Happiness They Seem, Tuplet, Folk, London:  Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Featurette - Sean Bates, Northern Ballet:  Staff, Milton Keynes Citizen


Preview Feature - London Children’s Ballet, Little Lord Fauntleroy, London:  Lizzie Edmonds, 



Review - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Le Corsaire, Pittsburgh:  Sara Bauknecht, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Review - Los Angeles Dance Festival, Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Reviews - Complexions Contemporary Ballet, mixed programme, Los Angeles:  

Jeff Slayton, See Dance

Steven Woodruff, See Dance


Review - Footnote New Zealand Dance, New Original Dance, Auckland:  Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald


Review - Chamberlain Performing Arts & Bruce Wood Dance Project, Focal Pointe, Richardson:  Margaret Putnam, Theater Jones


Review - Steve Paxton, Bound, Rockville:  George Jackson, Danceview Times


Featuretter - Leanne Stojmenov returns to Australian Ballet after birth of first baby:  Elizabeth Fortescue, Daily Telegraph


Review - CubaCaribe Fest, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

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Links - Monday 18 April, 2016



Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Concerto DSCH, Sacre, Cardiff:  Nadine Meisner, Arts Desk


Review - Royal Ballet, The Winter’s Tale, London:  Vicki Jane Vile, A Younger Theatre


Reviews - English National Ballet, She Said, London:  

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Emily May, A Younger Theatre


Feature - Cathy Marston on creating Jane Eyre for Northern Ballet:  Sarah Freeman, Yorkshire Post


Feature - Bolshoi’s new director promises best of classical ballet:  Kate de Pury | AP via   

Washington Post


Feature - Evan McKie, National Ballet of Canada guests at Mariinsky:  Martha Schabas, Toronto Globe and Mail


Feature Review - Miami City Ballet, season roundup, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Knightlife, Third Wheels, Liberal, Murmuration, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Feature - Defining Dance Theatre:  Danielle Georgiou, Theater Jones


Feature - Peoria Ballet born from a chance conversation 50 years ago:  Leslie Renkin, Peoria Journal Star

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Links - Tuesday 19 April, 2016



Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Five Tangos, Infra, In the Night, Concerto DSCH, Rite, Cardiff:  Zoe Anderson, Independent


Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Concerto DSCH, Rite, Cardiff:  Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack


Feature - Aurelie Dupont, AD Designate Paris Opera Ballet:  Marina Harss, New Yorker


Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Iolanta / Nutcracker, Paris:  Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque


Review - Australian Ballet, Swan Lake, Sydney:  Deborah Jones, Blog


Report - San Francisco Ballet, valedictory performance for 3 retiring principals, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Reviews - NDT2, I New Then, mutual comfort, Solo, Cacti, Woking:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - Miami City Ballet, Serenade, Symphonic Dances, Heatscape, Viscera, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Review - Miami City Ballet, Heatscape, Viscera, Bourree Fantasque, New York:  Andrew Blackmore-Dobbin, Bachtrack


Review Miami City Ballet, season roundup, New York:  Nancy Dalva, NY Observer


Review - Zurich Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Zurich:  Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Reviews - Gary Clarke Company, Coal, London:  

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

Rachel Elderkin, London Dance

Neil Norman, Stage


Review - Queensland Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Brisbane:  Michelle Potter, Blog


News - Joffrey Ballet announces team for new Nutcracker:  Lauren Warnecke, Windy City Times


Review - Washington Ballet, Carmina Burana, Theme and Variations, Washington:  Hilary Stroh, 



Review - Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Re:Play, Silent Ghost, Huma Rojo, Los Angeles:  Christina Campodonico, LA Times


Review - City Contemporary Dance Company, Little Pieces, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post


Review - American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Knightlife, Third Wheels, Libera!, Danse Baroque, Murmuration, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Feature - Keir Choreographic Award:  Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - Gabriel Missé and Guillermina Quiroga, Four Tango Duets, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature - Native Earth Performing Arts:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


News - Milwaukee Ballet announces roster changes:  Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Review - Nora Chipaumire, Portrait of Myself as my Father, Montclair:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Q&A - Kwame Asafo-Adjei:  Carmel Smith, London Dance


Review - American Tap Dance Foundation, Rhythm in Motion, New York:  Melanie Votaw, 

Broadway World


Review - Arcane Collective, Return to Absence, Ebb, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


News - Court rules “Whistle blowing” Ballerina must be reinstated at La Scala:  Nick Squires, 

Telegraph  (and widely reported elsewhere)


Feature / Book Preview - Brown Girls do Ballet, The Ballerina’s Little Black Book:  Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post

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Links - Wednesday 20 April, 2016



Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Concerto DSCH, Rite, Cardiff:  David Jays, Guardian


Review - Royal Ballet, The Winter’s Tale, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source


Review - Martha Graham Dance Company, mixed programme, New York:  Alastair Macauley, NY Times


Q&A - Ludovic Ondiviela, on his new work Sliver of Sky:  Staff, DanceTabs


Review - Miami City Ballet, Symphony in 3 Movements, Sweet Fields, Symphonic Dances, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Coppelia, Seattle:  Maggie Larrick, Queen Anne News


Feature - How do we cut down on dance injuries:  Helen Laws, Stage


Feature - Bio-banding could cut risk of injury for ballet dancers, says study:  AP via Guardian


Review - Atlanta Ballet, The Princess and the Goblin, Atlanta:  Kathleen Wessel, Arts Atlanta


Review - Isabelle Schad & Laurent Goldring, Der Bau (The Burrow), Los Angeles:  Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Featurette - Danza Acosta in Havana:  Elio Delgado Valdes, Havana Times


Review - New York Theatre Ballet, Cinderella, New York:  Marsha Volgyi, Broadway World


Review - Los Angeles Dance Festival 2016, Los Angeles:  Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Review - Companhia Urbana de Dansa, ID:Entidades, Na Pista, Boston:  Marsha B Siegel, Arts Fuse


Review - Ballet West, Afternoon of a Faun, Games, Rite of Spring, Salt Lake City:  Heather Hayes, Deseret News


Review - Oregon Ballet Theatre, Beautiful Decay, Portland:  Martha Ullman West, Oregon Arts Watch


Feature - Melanie Hamrick (ABT) shares her diet, skincare and makeup regimen:  Gillian Sagansky, W Magazine

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Links – Thursday April 21, 2016


Review - New York City BalletJewels, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Reviews - Scottish Ballet, the premiere of David Dawson’s Swan Lake, Glasgow: 

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland

Vivienne Aitken, Daily Record


Review/feature - English National BalletShe Said / Mariinsky Ballet triple bill / The Royal BalletThe Winter’s Tale: Ismene Brown, The Spectator (Headlined ‘Does Tamara Rojo really think female choreographers are being stifled by sexism?’)


Reviews - English National BalletShe Said, London: 

David Jays, ArtsJournal

Meghan Feeks, Huffington Post


News - Johan Kobborg & Alina Cojocaru rejoin Bucharest Opera Ballet: Michael Cooper, New York Times


Review - Martha Graham Dance Company / Miami City Ballet NY season: Robert Grescovic, Wall Street Journal


Review - Miami City Ballet, NY season: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Profile - Gennadi Nedvigin, new AD of Atlanta Ballet: Gillian Anne Renault, ArtsATL


Q&A - Jonathon Young on working with Crystal Pite on Betroffenheit: Katie Dravenscott, TheaterJones


Review - Nora Chipaumireportrait of myself as my father, Montclair NJ: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - ABT Studio CompanyKnightlifeThird WheelsLibera!Danse BaroqueMurmuration, New York: Marsha Volgyi, Broadway World


Feature - Katy Pyle and Ballez: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Feature/preview - Barely Methodical TroupeKin, London: Lyn Gardner, The Guardian


Feature - Viral dance moves: Carrie Battan, New Yorker


Review - Oakland Ballet CompanyBeautiful DreamerDiviningStone of Hope, Oakland CA: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

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Links – Friday April 22, 2016


Review - Martha Graham Dance Company, Gala + mixed bill, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Reviews - BalletBoyzRabbitFiction, London: 

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Vanessa Keys, The Telegraph

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Sylvia Baretta, Londonist


Photo galleries -BalletBoyz

Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

Tristram Kenton, The Guardian


Reviews - Scottish Ballet, David Dawson’s Swan Lake, Glasgow: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review - Ballet PreljocajEmpty Moves: Parts I, II & III, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - New York Theatre BalletCinderella, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review - Dublin Dance FestivalEmbodied, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


Preview - Boston BalletSwan Lake: Carla DeFord, Epoch Times


Preview - Pacific Northwest BalletCoppélia: Rosemary Jones, Examiner.com


Profile - Damian Woetzel: Gary Tischler, The Georgetowner


News - An American in Paris hits London in March 2017: LondonTheatre


News - Atlanta Ballet 2016-17 season: Scott Freeman, ArtsATL


Press release + photos - Northern Ballet, Cathy Marston’s Jane EyreBroadway World


Review - Footnote New Zealand DanceNOW 2016, Wellington: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


Review - Williamsburg Movement and Arts CenterThe Co-op, NY: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World

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Links – Saturday, 23 April, 2016


Review – New York City Ballet, Estancia, Pictures at an Exhibition, Everywhere We Go, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Scottish Ballet, Swan Lake (Dawson), Glasgow: Kelly ApterScotsman


Reviews – BalletBoyzRabbit, Fiction, London:

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

Josephine LeaskLondondance


Preview – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Songs of the Wanderers, London: Nicholas WroeGuardian


Feature – Prince loved ballet, and ballet loved him back: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Feature – Washington Ballet (& ENB) Soloist, Brooklyn Mack: Rebecca RitzelWashington Post


Preview – Conductor Barry Wordsworth & Sarasota Ballet, A Wedding Bouquet, Sarasota: Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune


Feature – The Royal Ballet’s Solomon Golding and his notable brothers: Eleanor SteafelTelegraph


Review – English National Ballet, She Said, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Feature – Irina Kolesnikova to set Carmen in refugee camp: Alistair Foster, Evening Standard


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Prism, Seven Sonatas, Rush, SF: Pamela FeinsilberExaminer.com


Preview – Rosie Kay, 5 Soldiers, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, Herald


Reviews – Protein Dance, May Contain Food, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Neil Norman, The Stage

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard


Preview – Choreographer/Dancer Santee Smith, Re-Quickening, Toronto: Martha SchabasGlobe and Mail


Review – Alonzo King/Lines Ballet, Shostakovich, Sand, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Coppelia (Balanchine), Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Review – Vicky Shick and Dancers, Another Spell, NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Review – The Dance Centre, 12 Minutes Max Quad Bill, Vancouver: Brittany Duggan, Straight.com


Next Week – Inverness & London: Judith MackrellGuardian

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