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Links – Sunday May 22, 2016


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Spring gala, NY: Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review - Mark Morris Dance GroupCargoFoursomeThe, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Northern BalletJane Eyre (Cathy Marston), Doncaster: Mark Smith, British Theatre Guide


Reviews - Nederlands Dans Theater 2, mixed bill, London: 

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express

Shelley Pinto-Duschinsky, Bachtrack


Review - New Zealand Dance CompanyLumina, Wellington: Tania Kopytko, NZ Theatreview


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Links – Monday, 23 May, 2016


Review – Northern Ballet, Jane Eyre (Marston), Doncaster: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review – Mark Morris Dance Group, Cargo, A Forest, Foursome, The, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Review – Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Mixed Bill, London: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Review – Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Shostakovich, Rasa, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


Feature – Alessandra Ferri on playing Juliet: Jane Mulkerrins, Mail Online


Q and A – Drew McOnie, choreographer: Luke Jennings, Observer


News – Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, 2016: Ken Ross, MassLive


Review – Portland Ballet Company, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Portland: Jennifer Brewer, Press Herald


Review – Limitless Dance Company, Both Sides, Sydney: Jill Sykes, The Age


News – Australian funding cuts affect dance companies: Van BadhamGuardian


Video Feature – Learning to Riverdance – a lesson in humility: Debra Yeo, Toronto Star

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Links – Tuesday, 24 May, 2016


New York Previews – Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

- American Ballet TheaterLa Fille Mal Gardée

- New York City Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Review – New York City Ballet, Soloist Craig Hall’s last NY Performance: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – New York City Ballet, Serenade, Hallelujah Junction, Duo Concertant, Western Symphony, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review – American Ballet TheaterShostakovich Trilogy, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Review – American Ballet TheaterSerenade after Plato’s Symposium, Seven Sonatas, Firebird, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, Sleeping Beauty (Grigorovich), Moscow: Janet Ward, DanceTabs


Streaming Review – Royal Ballet, Frankenstein: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Preview – Northern Ballet, 1984 (Watkins), London: Staff, BBC Arts


Q&A – Kennath Tindall on a new Casanova for Northern Ballet, 2017: Staff, DanceTabs


Tour Review – BalletBoyzLife, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Robert Moses’ Kin, 21 Fully Realised Incomplete Thoughts, SF: Rita FelcianoDanceviewtimes


Tour – New Zealand Dance Company, Lumina Triple Bill, Wellington:

- Preview : Hannah McKee, Dominion Post

- Review : Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

- Review: Tania KopytkoTheatreview


Report – What Remains … Anatomy of an Artist: 10 New Works, London: Judith MackrellGuardian


News – Savion Glover to join Shuffle Along cast: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Robyn Mineko Williams, UNDER(cover), Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Preview – Anouk van Dijk, Lucid, Melbourne: Philippa Hawker, The Age


News – Australian Ballet Director defends federal funding decision: Michaela Boland, The Australian


Q & A – David Waring, Transitions Dance Company: Staff, Londondance


Review – Ballet Arizona, Round, Phoenix: Lynn Trimble, Phoenix New Times


Review – Siamsa Tíre/National Folk Theatre of Ireland, AnamDublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


Review – New Zealand School of Dance, Choreographic Season, 2016, Wellington: Chris JannidesTheatreview


News – Chicago Dance Center, 2016-17 Season announced: Morgan Greene, Chicago Tribune


Review – Christine Suarez, Mother/Father, Santa Monica: Jeff Slayton, SeeDance



And, no matter what it says here (and all over the net), Cats Don’t Do Ballet: Telegraph

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Links – Wednesday, 25 May, 2016


Review – American Ballet TheaterSpring Gala, NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Interview – Kevin O’Hare & Royal Ballet tour in Japan: Kris KosakaJapan Times


Review – Northern Ballet, Jane Eyre (Marston), Doncaster: Louise LeveneFinancial Times


Review – Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, Harlequinade, Wedding Procession, Walpurgis Night, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


News – Julie Kent’s plans for Washington Ballet 2016-17 Season: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, On the Mountain a Cry was Heard, Paris: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Timesh


Feature – Jiri Kylian – Love, death, and the forgotten lands of our dreams: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review – Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Mixed Bill, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


News – BAM Next Wave Festival, New York: Joshua BaroneNY Times


Review – Ballet Kelowna, Renaissance Mixed Bill, Vancouver: Brittany Duggan, Dance Current


Review – Ivy Baldwin Dance, Keen (Part 1), New Canaan: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Review – Kidd Pivot & Electric Company Theatre, BetroffenheitDublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


Preview – Adam DonenSymphony to a Lost Generation (with Osipova, Polunin in hologram), London: Stephen Moss, Guardian


Q & A – Wayne Sleep – the perils of speaking out: Caroline Frost, Huffington Post

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Links – Thursday, 26 May, 2016


Review – American Ballet TheaterLa Fille Mal Gardée, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – New York City Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Balanchine), NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times    (Short video clip: here)


Review – New York City Ballet, Spring Gala, NY: Leigh WitchelDanceviewtimes


Reviews – Northern Ballet, 1984 (Watkins), London:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Vera LiberBTG


Review – Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Rouge, Mono Lisa, KosmosNY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Interview – Charlotte Edmonds, choreographer: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Review – Sydney Dance Company, Lux Tenebris, Cacti, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, Sydney Morning Herald


Feature – Alafia Dance Ensemble: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Review – Fertile Ground, Elephant Dances, Eight Steps, Era, Newcastle: Peter LathanBTG


Preview – Mary Sano Studio/Dionysian Festival, Duncan Dancing, SF: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Review – Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre, Fulcrum, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


News – Royal New Zealand Ballet’s surprise funding boost: Eleanor Black, Stuff.co


Feature – Charlie Prince: Lebanese Refugee, Dancer with Crystal Pite: Yvette Brend, CBC News



And you might like:

All you need to know about the Lindy Hop: Helena Horton, Telegraph


Entertainment in Soviet Russia, 1926: Guardian Archives

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Links – Friday, 27 May, 2016


Preview – National Ballet of Canada, The Little Prince (Côté), Toronto: Sabrina MaddeauxNational Post   (video etc here NBC Site)


Preview – American Ballet Theatre, The Golden Cockerel (Ratmansky), NY: Joan Acocella, New Yorker


Review – American Ballet Theatre, La Fille Mal Gardée, NY: Juan Michael Porter II, BWW


Reviews – Northern Ballet, 1984 (Watkins), London:

Sara Veale, DanceTabs

Vikki Jane Vile, London Theatre 1


Reviews – The McOnie Company, Jekyll and Hyde, London:

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Vera LiberBTG

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard


Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, Mercuric Tidings, Polaris, Esplanade, DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Australian Ballet, Swan Lake (Baynes), Adelaide: Diana Carroll, In Daily


Diary – New York Listings, 27 May – 2 June: Staff, NY Times


Feature – American Dance Institute, a place for choreographers to grow: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Transitions Dance Company, 12, My Dance, Your Touch, Fieldwork, London: Alice WestobyLondondance


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Serenade, Asphodel Meadows, ArchivaPhiladelphia: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Review – San Francisco Ballet School, Showcase, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Preview – Raja Feather Kelly, Andy Warhol’s TropicoNY: Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review – Katya Montaignac/Danse-Cité, Nous (ne) sommes (pas) tous les danseurs, Montreal: Philip Szporer, Dance Current


Review – Dancers of DamelahamidFlicker, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Review – Hubei Opera Company, The Imperial Bells of China, Sydney: Jill Sykes, The Age


Review – Euripides Laskaridis & Osmosis Performing Arts Company: Relic, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com

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Links – Saturday, 28 May, 2016


Features – Designing for National Ballet of Canada’s Little Prince:

Matt Bobkin & Brice Hall, National Post  (Hover over the circled images)

Simon LewsenThe Walrus


Feature – Mats Ek & Royal Swedish Ballet, Juliet and Romeo, DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Previews – Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear (McGregor), London:

Robert DexEvening Standard

Video interview, London live


Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, La Fille Mal Gardée (2 casts), NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes 1  Danceviewtimes 2


Video – Diana Vishneva – Tribute to a Teacher: Ballet Insider via RBTH


Review – New York City Ballet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review – New York City Ballet, Classics II Bill, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Reviews – The McOnie Company, Jekyll and Hyde, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Siobhan Murphy, Londondance

Rachel ElderkinExeunt

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk


Review – Northern Ballet, 1984, London: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Review – Australian Ballet, Swan Lake (Baynes), Adelaide: Peter Burdon, Daily Telegraph


IDFB Review – International Dance Festival Birmingham: Ballet BC, Shun Ito, Motionhouse etc: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Reviews – Houston Ballet, Serenade, Gloria, Cacti, Houston:

Adam Castaneda, Houston Press

Molly GlentzerHouston Chronicle


Review – BalletBoyzLife, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Boston Ballet, Mirrors, Boston: Merli V Guerra, Fjord Review


Interview – Choreographer Struan Leslie, Illuminations, AldeburghSarah Hemming, Financial Times


Review – Lost Dog/Ben Duke, Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me), London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


News – Dance companies to benefit from B. C. provincial funding: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Feature – Napu Boychuk, a paralyzed dancer vowing to rise again: Eric Andrew-Gee, Globe and Mail


Diary – Next Week, London & Touring: Judith MackrellGuardian


Review – Dotdotdot Dance, Wild Card, London: Josephine Leask, Londondance


Review – Philippe Blanchard, There are no such things as silly things, London: Sarah Kent, Londondance


Reviews – Toronto Dance Theatre, MarienbadToronto:

Martha SchabasGlobe and Mail

Michael CrabbToronto Star


Preview – Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Evolving/Revolving, Sarasota: Carrie SeidmanSarasota Herald-Tribune


Review – Little Seismic Dance Company, Coat of Arms, Deep Field, Don’t Worry Baby, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Feature – Dancer, painter, soldier – Tottenham brothers on their way to the top: Jessica Elgot, Guardian




And then, The Roubles to be earned in culture: Rossiskaya Gazeta via Ismene Brown

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