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Links – Sunday, 29 May, 2016


Review – American Ballet Theatre, La Fille Mal GardéeNY: Marina HarssDanceTabs


Gallery – Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, The Invitation, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Reviews – The McOnie Company, Jekyll and Hyde, London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Interview – Miriam Miller, New York City Ballet: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Houston Ballet, Serenade, Gloria, Cacti, Houston: Joseph CampanaCultureMap


Review – Texas Ballet TheaterVoluntaries, Minus 16, Without Borders, Fort Worth: Cheryl Callon, TheaterJones


Review – Sydney Dance Company, Cacti, Lux Tenebris, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Review – Akram Khan Company, Chotto Desh, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


Review – Lost Dog/Ben Duke, Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me), London: Vera Liber, BTG


Review – Danspace Project/Lauren Bakst/Justin Cabrillo: Re: Nude in a Landscape, Holdings, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Timesh


Review – Audible Odyssey, Take Five, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune


Film Review – The Fits: Gia Kourlas, NY Times



And then there’s Online dance craze sweeps across police departments across US: SF Chronicle


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Links - Monday 30 May, 2016




Obituary -  Peggy Spencer, teacher and choreographer:  Veronica Horwell, Guardian



Reviews - Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, The Invitation, Within the Golden Hour, London:  

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Mark Ronan, Blog


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

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Shaken Mirror, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Mercuric Tidings, Polaris, Esplanade, Washington:  Alexandra Tomalonis, Danceview Times


Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Arden Court, Beloved Renegade, Promethean Fire, Washington:  George Jackson, Danceview Times


Review - The McOnie Company, Jekyll and Hyde, London:  Zoe Anderson, Independent


Review - Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Tristan & Isolde, Sceaux:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review - Queensland Ballet, Strictly Gershwin, Brisbane:  Kelli Rogers, Australian Stage


Review - Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Rouge, Mona Lisa, Kosmos, New York:  Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review - Sydney Dance Company, Cacti, Lux Tenebris, Melbourne:  Martin Portus, Daily Review


Reviews - Juliette Mapp, Luxury Rentals; Beth Gill, Catacomb, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Review - Ori Florin and Helena Franzen, Meeting You, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review - Dance Africa Festival, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Ate9 Dance Company, Going Solo, Los Angeles:  Jeff Slayton, See Dance

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Links - Tuesday 31 May, 2016



Review - New York City Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Reviews - Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, The Invitation, Within the Golden Hour, London: 

Louise Levene, FT

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

GJ Dowler, Classical Source

Siobhan Murphy, London Dance


Review - Queensland Ballet, Strictly Gershwin, Brisbane:  Elise Lawrence, Limelight


Reviews - Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, An Evening of Dance, New York:  

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs

Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Feature - Gary Avis:  Ellis Barker, Ipswich Star


Review - Tony Adigun, Fagin’s Twist, Glasgow:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Reviews - Chunky Move, Lucid, Melbourne:  

Jordan Beth Vincent, Brisbane Times

Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Review - Cape Town City Ballet, Coppelia, Cape Town:  Sheila Chisholm, Cape Times


Review - Jan Bolwell & Annie Ruth, Hakari: Dinner Party, Otaki:  Kahukura Kemp, NZ Theatreview


Review (featuring holograms of dancers) - Adam Donen, Symphony to a Lost Generation, London:  John Lewis, Guardian

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Links - Wednesday 01 Jun, 2016



Review - Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, The Invitation, Within the Golden Hour, London:  

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, Standard

Philippa Newis, Bachtrack

Neil Norman, Stage


Reviews - Royal Ballet, Frankenstein, London: 

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Cinema review:  Tessa Perkins, The Peak


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Shostakovich Trilogy, New York:  Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Preview - National Ballet of Canada, Le Petit Prince, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Zurich Ballet, Der Sandmann, Zurich:  Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Arden Court, Beloved Renegade, Promethean Fire, Washington:  Frances Steiner, Broadway World


Review - The McOnie Company, Jekyll and Hyde, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source


Review - Queensland Ballet, Strictly Gershwin, Brisbane:  Suzannah Conway, Arts Hub


Review - Chunky Move, Lucid, Melbourne:  Maxim Boon, Limelight 


Review - Robert Moses’ Kin, 21 Fully Realised Incomplete Thoughts, San Francisco:  Rita Felciano, Danceview Times


News - Septime Webre appointed AD of S&R Foundation:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - dotdotdot dance, Peteneras, Tarantos, Guajira, London:  Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Feature - Julian MacKay, American graduate of the Bolshoi Academy:  Noor Brara, Teen Vogue


Review - Dance Africa Senegal Festival, New York:  Melanie Votaw, Broadway World


Report - Society of Dance History Scholars, Contemporary Ballet: Exchanges, Connections, and Directions, New York:  Melia Kraus-har, Broadway World

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Links – Thursday June 2, 2016


Preview - American Ballet TheaterThe Golden Cockerel (Ratmansky), NY: Marina Harss, New York Times


Reviews - Kidd Pivot / Electric Company TheatreBetroffenheit (Crystal Pite), London: 

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Neil Norman, The Stage

Photo gallery: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Reviews - Northern BalletJane Eyre (Cathy Marston), London: 

Ismene Brown, The Spectator

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph

Photo gallery: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review – American Ballet TheatreLa Fille mal gardée, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Feature - Christopher Wheeldon, and the dearth of female choreographers: Chloe Angyal, Huffington Post


Review - Scottish BalletSwan Lake, Liverpool: Catherine Jones, Liverpool Echo


Review - Queensland BalletStrictly Gershwin, Brisbane: Alison Cotes, Daily Review


Reviews - Jacob Boehme & Ilbijerri Theatre CompanyBlood on the Dance Floor, Melbourne: 

Maxim Boon, Limelight

Cameron Woodhead, Brisbane Times


Review - Elina PirinenPersonal Symphonic Movement, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Preview - National Ballet of CanadaThe Little Prince (Guillaume Côté), Toronto: Madalina Hubert, Epoch Times


Review - San Francisco Ballet School showcase, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Interview - Fearghus Ó Conchúir on The Casement Project: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News - Ballet Theatre of Maryland gives Baltimore first professional ballet troupe in 23 years: Mary Carole McCauley, Baltimore Sun


News - Oakland Ballet on the up again: Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - little seismic dance companyDeep FieldCoat of ArmsDon’t Worry Baby, SF: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

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Links – Friday June 3, 2016


Review - English National BalletSwan Lake (in the round), London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Review - New York City BalletA Midsummer Night’s Dream, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review - Royal Swedish BalletJuliet and Romeo (Mats Ek), Washington: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Kidd Pivot / Electric Company TheatreBetroffenheit (Crystal Pite), London / Ballet BCSolo Echo16+ a roomBill, Birmingham: Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk


Reviews - Kidd Pivot / Electric Company TheatreBetroffenheit (Crystal Pite), London: 

G.J. Dowler, ClassicalSource

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Sarah Crompton, What’s On Stage


Review - Scottish BalletSwan Lake, Liverpool: Peter Jacobs, The Reviews Hub


Review - Ballet BCSolo Echo16+ a roomBill, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Reviews - Northern BalletJane Eyre (Cathy Marston), London: Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Review - Louise LecavalierMille batailles, Montreal: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail


Preview - National Ballet of CanadaThe Little Prince: Brian Bethune, Maclean’s


Feature - Cassandra Trenary, American Ballet Theatre: Marina Harss, Pointe Magazine


Feature - Alexei Ratmansky’s The Golden Cockerell: Caroline Hamilton, Pointe Magazine


Feature - Dancers and their Summer breaks: Candice Thompson, Pointe Magazine


Feature - Ballet and branding: Joseph Carman, Pointe Magazine


Feature - Nitin Sawhney, writing music for dance and not: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


News - Bolshoi Ballet cinema relays, Autumn/Winter: Mark Monahan, The Telegraph


Review - Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, mixed bill, NY: Rose Marija, Broadway World

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Links – Saturday June 4, 2016


Reviews - American Ballet TheatreLe Corsaire, NY: 

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

Christina Pandolfi, Broadway World


Reviews - English National BalletSwan Lake in the round, London: 

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Reviews - Royal Swedish BalletJuliet and Romeo (Mats Ek), Washington: 

Hilary Stroh, Bachtrack

Kathleen Luppi, Los Angeles Times

Robert Bettman, DC Theatre Scene


Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, New York season: Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail


Review - Ballet ArizonaRound, Phoenix: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Kidd Pivot / Electric Company TheatreBetroffenheit (Crystal Pite), London: Sarah Kent, Londondance


Review - Northern BalletJane Eyre / The Royal BalletThe InvitationObsidian Tear: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - Yvonne RainerThe Concept of Dust: Continuous Project - Altered Annually, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Feath3r TheoryAndy Warhol’s Tropico, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


News - Marie Chouinard to receive lifetime achievement award: Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen


Preview - Houston BalletGiselle (Stanton Welch): Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Preview - National Ballet of CanadaThe Little Prince: Nigel Hunt, CBC News


Q&A - Lucy Carter, lighting designer of No BodyDanceTabs


And finally…


Police dancing videos have it all: Christopher Mele, New York Times

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