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Links – Sunday, 24 April, 2016


Review – Royal Ballet, The Winter’s Tale (Calvert, Soares), London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Feature – Limitations affecting Sarasota Ballet’s success: Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Cave of the Heart, Rust, Inner Resources, Chronicle, NY: Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat


Tour Preview – Rosie Kay Dance Company, 5 Soldiers: Kelly ApterScotsman


Review – D A Hoskins, Jackie Burroughs Is Dead.., Toronto: Emma Doran, Dance Current


Review – Australian Ballet, Storytime Ballet – The Sleeping Beauty, Sydney: Emily Shaddick, Australian Stage


News – Hong Kong Dance Awards: Kevin KwongSCMP


Review – James Sewell Ballet, Band It, Seasons, Chopin Studies, Minneapolis: Sheila Regan, Star Tribune

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Links – Monday, 25 April, 2016


Reviews – New York City Ballet, 21st Century & Other Bills, NY:

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Scottish Ballet, Swan Lake (Dawson), Glasgow: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


News – Johann Kobborg and the continuing saga in Bucharest: Staff, Romania-Insider


Interview – Antoinette Sibley on dancing The DreamLyndsey Winship, Guardian


Reviews – Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Some Other Time, Sad Case, Mutual Comfort, Solo, Cacti, Edinburgh:

Kelly ApterScotsman

Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Dresden Semperoper Ballett, Tanzsuite, Im anderen Raum, Cacti, St Petersburg, Financial Times


Review – BalletBoyzRabbit, Fiction, London: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Review – L.A. Dance Project, Changeling, Suite for Five, Springweather Duet, LA: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Night Journey, AXE, Inner Resources, Cave of the Heart, NY: Leigh WitchelDanceviewtimes


Feature – Lindsay Kemp, Dancer Mime Artist and more: Tim Lewis, Guardian


Reviews – Hubbard Street Dance, Out of Keeping, N.N.N.N., A Picture of You Falling, Solo Echo, Boston:

Kristen Giddings, Boston Herald

Merli V. Guerra, Arts Fuse


Review – An Evening with Deborah Kay: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Petr Zuska & Jen Shyu, Prague – New York Effects, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review – Jen RosenblitClap Hands, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

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Links – Tuesday, 26 April, 2016


Review – Scottish Ballet, Swan Lake (Dawson), Glasgow: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review


Review – Miami City Ballet, Symphony in 3 Movements, Sweet Fields, Symphonic Dances, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


News – Cojocaru & Kobborg now banned from Bucharest stage: Staff, Romania Insider


News – ABT Spring Season Casting Announced: Staff, BWW


News – Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis & Friends, Dance for Suffolk Gala, Ipswich: 

Staff, DanceTabs

Andrew Clarke, Ipswich Star


Review – Ballet PreljocajEmpty Moves (Parts I, II & III), NY: Rose Marija, BWW


Feature – Sono Osato, the last survivor from the De Basil Troupe? Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Gallery/Feature – A Day in the Life of Tiler Peck: Seunghee Suh & Nils Ericson, WSJ  (Scroll Down to move laterally!)


Reviews – Protein Dance, May Contain Food, London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Rachel ElderkinExeunt

Sarah Kent, Londondance


Reviews – Mythili Prakash & Sanjukta Wagh, Dancing the Gods Festival, NY:

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Keep, The Accidental, Grace Action, NY: Marianne Adams, Danceviewtimes


News – Near 40% churn in Penn Ballet dancers for next season: Ellen DunkelPhilly.com


Review – Pablo Bronstein, Historical Dances in an Antique Setting, London (Tate Britain): Adrian Searle, Guardian

- also – Mark Brown, Guardian


Feature – How to teach …. Dance: Zofa Niemtus, Guardian


News – Christopher Marney to be AD at Ballet Central: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Feature – School students practice with Alvin Ailey dancers: Brittany BrittoBaltimore Sun

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Links – Wednesday, 27 April, 2016


Preview – Alexander EkmanCacti, and Sydney Dance Company: Michelle Potter, Brisbane Times


Review – Miami City Ballet, Symphony in 3 Movements, Sweet Fields, Symphonic Dances, NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Preview – Miami City Ballet, Two Programs, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune


Features – Pablo Bronstein, Historical Dances in an Antique Setting, London, Tate Britain:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Malcolm CossonsFinancial Times

Staff, Artlyst

Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Australian Ballet, In the Middle.., Forgotten Land, DGV, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Brisbane Times


Review – Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Shostakovich, Sand, SF: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review – BalletBoyzRabbit, Fiction, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Ballet PreljocajEmpty Moves, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Slideshow – New York City Ballet dancers offstage: Rebecca Milzoff/Peter Lindbergh, New York Magazine


Interview – Dusty Button’s Swan Lake debut: Mary HierholzerNew Boston Post


Feature – Misty Copeland … and Prince: Jessica SchladebeckNY Daily News


Feature – Eiko: Mourning becomes exhilarating: Wendy Perron, Blog


Feature – Sarasota Ballet 2016-17 Season: Kay Kipling, Sarasota


Review – The Kirov Collaborative, Introspection, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Interview – Duwane Taylor, Back Into The Hoods: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Preview – Sao Paulo Companhia de Danca, The Seasons, Ottawa, Montreal: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail


Interview – Heather Thomson, Ballet Kelowna: Grace Smith, Dance Current


Feature – Graham  Technique, Learning to Learn: Mikaela Orford, Dance Current

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Links - Thursday 28 April, 2016



News - Royal Danish Ballet 2016-17 season announced:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


News - English National Ballet announces new Executive Director:  Staff, BBC


Review - BalletBoyz, Life: Rabbit & Fiction, London:  Sarah Veale, Fjord Review


News - McGregor’s Obsidian Tear is a co-production between Royal and Boston Ballets:  Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Review - Protein Dance, May Contain Food, London:  Louise Levene, FT


Review - Alexander Whitley, Pattern Recognition, London:  Graham Watts, London Dance


Review - Northern Ballet, Swan Lake, Milton Keynes:  Bev Creagh & Stewart Carr, Biggleswade Today


Reviews - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, Cardiff:  

Katie Sands, Wales Online

Beth Steer, The Reviews Hub


Interview - In Conversation with Deborah Jowitt:  Deborah Jones, Blog


Preview - Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Wizard of Oz, Wellington:  Hannah McKee, Dominion Post


Review - Ballet Preljocaj, Empty Moves, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


News - Romania’s Culture Minister stands down as ballet dispute continues:

Rachel Donadio & Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Kit Gillet, Guardian


Review - Metta Theatre, Jungle Book, Windsor:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


News Feature - Philadelphia Ballet roster changes and reaction:  Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer


Opera with Ballet Review - Royal Opera, Tannhauser, London:  George Hall, Stage


Review - London Children’s Ballet, Little Lord Fauntleroy, London:  Lottie Eustace, The Upcoming


Review - Dorrance Dance, ETM: Double Down, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Feature - Arcadian Broad of Orlando Ballet:  Matthew J Palm, Orlando Sentinel


Review - BalletX, 10th Anniversary Retrospective, Philadelphia:  Nicole DelRossi, Broadway World


News - Mentorship Scheme launched for Women in the Arts, Tamara Rojo speaks:  Jennifer Tuckett, Guardian


Preview - Ballet Kelowna, Vancouver:  Deborah Meyers, Vancouver Sun


Preview - Festival Ballet Providence, Swan Lake, Providence:  Channing Gray, Providence Journal


Feature - Sonia Rodriguez (NBoC) performs for Ballet in the City (Cleveland):  Staff, Oakland Press


Feature - Jock Soto (ex-NYCB) retires to Eagle’s Nest:  Johanne DeBiase, Taos News



And finally …


Video feature - Pony “dances” outside the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow:  RT

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Links - Friday 29 April, 2016



Review - New York City Ballet, Estancia, Pictures at an Exhibition, Everywhere We Go, New York:  Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Preview - San Francisco Ballet, Onegin, San Francisco:  Gilly Lloyd, Examiner


Review - Australian Ballet, Forgotten Land, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, DGV, Sydney:  Valerie Lawson, DanceTabs


Feature - Robert Fairchild (NYCB):  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review - Kid Pivot & Electric Theatre Company, Betroffenheit, Dallas:  Margaret Putnam, Theater Jones


Review - Ockham’s Razor, Tipping Point, London:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review - Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin and Stephen Petronio, Ally, Philadelphia:  Kathryn Tully, 



Review - Northern Ballet, Swan Lake, Milton Keynes:  Hannah Richardson, Buckingham Today


Feature - Sexism in dance:  where are all the female choreographers in dance?:  Rachel Moss, Huffington Post


Review - BalletX, 10th Anniversary Retrospective, Philadelphia:  Kat Richter, Dance Journal


Feature - Savion Glover:  Adam Green, Vogue


Featurette - Australian Ballet’s show-stopping red tutu:  Amanda Hoh & Karai Amall, ABC


Review - Kimberley Bartosik, Étroits Sont les Vaisseaux, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review - Heather Kravas, play, things, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Q&A - Kloe Dean:  Carmel Smith, London Dance

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Links - Saturday 30 April, 2016



Obituary - David Page, Music Director of Bangarra Dance Theatre:  Linda Morris, Sydney Morning Herald



Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Les applaudissements ne se mangent pas, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Paris:  Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque


Review - Northern Ballet, Swan Lake, Milton Keynes:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Preview Feature - National Ballet of Canada, Le Petit Prince, Toronto:  Penelope Ford, Fjord Review


Review - Miami City Ballet, Serenade, Heatscape, Viscera, Bouree Fantasque, New York:  Michael Popkin, Danceview Times


Review - Pablo Bronstein, Historical Dances in an Antique Setting, London:  Josephine Leask, London Dance


Review - Dorrance Dance, ETM: Double Down, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature - Wendy Whelan returns to Louisville to create new work:  Elizabeth Kramer, Louisville Courier-Journal


News - Latitude Dance Festival announces dance and theatre lineup:  Dance News Desk, Broadway World


News - Three of the best new dance performances:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review - Orlando Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, Orlando:  Matthew J Palm, Orlando Sentinel


Review - Errol White & Davina Givan, Breathe, Glasgow:  Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland


Preview - West Australian Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, Perth:  Tanya MacNaughton, Community News


Q&A - Cecilia Lisa Eliceche on her first London performances:  Staff, London Dance


Review - Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Rite of Spring, Fort Worth:  Mark Lowry, Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Review - Bountiful: A Teacher’s Experience, New York:  Maria Peyramaure, Broadway World


Video Featurette - Ballet in Nigeria:  BBC

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