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Links – Sunday 10 July, 2016


Reviews – Hofesh Shechter Company, barbarians trilogy, London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Feature – Dada, and Anarchy in Pointe Shoes: Alastair Macaulay (scroll down), NY Times


Tour Review – Houston Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Welch), Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Feature – Character Dancers: Dance isn’t only for the young: Deborah Jones, FollowSpot Blog


Review – Amy Seiwert/Imagery, Use Your Words Quad Bill, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Chicago Dance Crash, Evil & Good, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune


Preview – Monstah Black, HYPERBOLIC!, NY: Melanie Brown, DanceTabs


Review – MarrugekuCut the Sky, Melbourne: Liza Dezfouli, Australian Stage


Review – DELIRIOUS/Edisa Weeks, To Begin the World Over Again, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene



Did you know?  Wayne Sleep’s hair is a problem: Rosanna GreenstreetGuardian

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Links – Monday 11 July, 2016


Review – Alexei Ratmansky’s Firebird and his years at ABT: Lewis Segal, LA Times


Review – E-Side Dance Company, Outshine Quad Bill, HK: Natasha RogaiSCMP


Arachnids – A new species of spider named after Li CunxinAmy Mitchell-Whittington, Brisbane Times

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Links - Tuesday 12 July, 2016



Review - Paris Opera Ballet & New York City Ballet, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review - Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, Work/Travail/Arbeid, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


Reviews - American Ballet Theatre, Ratmansky programme, Los Angeles:  

Jane Rosenberg, Seen and Heard

Steven Woodruff, See Dance


Review - American Ballet Theatre, The Golden Cockerel, New York:  Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail


News - Balletboyz launches online dance teaching resource:  Georgia Snow, Stage


Preview - Latitude Dance Festival, Blythburgh:  Rachel Elderkin, London Dance


Review - Royal Ballet, Obsidian Tear, The Invitation, Within the Golden Hour, Frankenstein, London:  Kevin Ng, HK Economic Journal


Review - English National Ballet:  My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, London:  Naomi Cockshutt, British Theatre Guide


Review - Ignition Dance Festival, Kingston:  Graham Watts, London Dance


Review - U.Dance Festival 2016, Salford:  Georgina Wells, British Theatre Guide


Review - Adam Donen, Symphony to a Lost Generation (holographic theatre), London:  Lindsay Winship, Standard


Radio feature - Graham Kotowich, (Canadian Metis dancer, ex-NB & Matthew Bourne):  CBC Radio


Summary Review - Misty Copeland is a principal ballerina of great worth:  Rose Marija, Broadway World


Video Interview - Misty Copeland reflects on first year as principal at ABT:  Willie Geist, NBC Chicago


Preview - Robert Binet, The Dreamers Ever Leave You, Toronto:  Nick Patch, Our Windsor


Interview - Marie Chouinard:  Stephanie del Rosso, Brooklyn Rail


Review - Anna Sperber, Prize, New York:  Lori Degolyer, Brooklyn Rail


Review - Diana Movius, GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet, Washington:  Robin Eberhardt, Washington City Paper


Review - Antonio Ramos & The Gang Bangers, Thirsty Mind, New York:  Jaime Shearn Coan, Brooklyn Rail

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Links - Wednesday 13 July, 2016



Reviews - Twyla Tharp Dance, Country Dances, Beethoven Opus 130, Brahms Paganini, New York:  

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, With Alacrity, Cigarettes, Instructions, 4 In the Morning (An Entertainment), San Francisco:  Rita Felciano, Danceview Times


News - Australian Ballet to be broadcast in over 200 cinemas in the UK:  Staff, London Theatre 1


Review - Ballet X, Identity Without Attribute, Bonzi, Philadelphia:  Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Featurette - Misty Copeland explains how to reach your full potential:  Rachel Mosely, Cosmopolitan


Preview - BalletBoyz, Life, Valletta:  Teodor Reljic, Malta Today


Preview - Taikoz and Lingalayam Dance Company, Chi Udaka, Canberra:  Nick Fuller, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview Feature - Julia Adam takes dance (and dinner for the audience) outdoors:  Aimee Ts’ao, Mercury News


Interview - James Thierree:  Chris Wiegand, Guardian


Review - Underground Dance Theatre, Pulp, Johannesburg:  Debbie Hathaway, Cape Times

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Links - Thursday 14 July, 2016



Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Entre Chien et Loup, Paris:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Feature - New York City Ballet savours the City of Light, Paris:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


News - American Ballet Theatre Announces New (Autumn) Season:  Michael Cooper, NY Times


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Ratmansky Programme, Los Angeles:  Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Reviews - Twyla Tharp Dance, Country Dances, Beethoven Opus 130, Brahms Paganini, New York:  

Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack

Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


Review - Royal Ballet School, Annual MainStage Performance, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - Hofesh Shechter, Barbarians, London:  Anna Winter, Exeunt


Reviews - Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company, Patrias, London:  

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Neil Norman, Stage

Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance


Review - Michelle Dorrance, Show and Tell Event, Portland:  Jennifer Brewer, Portland Press Herald


Review - Singapore Dance Theatre, Ballet Under the Stars, Singapore:  Joy Wany XY, Seeing Dance


Gallery - Photos of famous Russian ballet dancers now in colour:  Ksenia Isaeva, Russia Beyond the Headlines


News - Won Lee joins Washington Ballet from Korean National Ballet:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


News - Misty Copeland joins Disney’s Nutcracker film:  Andrew Chow, NY Times


Review - K Arts Ballet, Rising Stars of Korea Gala, New York:  Juan Michael Porter ll, Broadway World


Preview Cape Town City Ballet, The Vortex, Cape Town:  Theresa Smith, Independent SA


News:  Dance Ink Magazine relaunches:  Mark Sinclair, Creative Review

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Links - Friday 15 July, 2016



Reviews - Australian Ballet, Swan Lake, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Neil Norman, Stage

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Blake Works l, Paris:  Jade Larine, Fjord Review


Preview - New York City Ballet’s Saratoga Season:  Lloyd Schwartz, The ARTery


Review - Twyla Tharp Dance, Country Dances, Beethoven Opus 130, Brahms Paganini, New York:  Jennifer Fried, Broadway World


Feature - Sean Aaron Carmon (Alvin Ailey):  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company, Patrias, London:  Graham Watts, London Dance


Interview - Darcey Bussell:  Hannah Furness, Telegraph


Preview - Chicago Dancing Festival 2016:  Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Feature - Leanne Cope:  Griffin Miller, City Guide NY


Feature - Miranda Weese (ex-NYCB):  Tresca Weinstein, Times Union


Interview - Olivia Paine (Melbourne City Ballet):  Staff, Byron Echo



And finally…


Featurette - Army Boots for Patrolling, Ballet Shoes for Relaxing: Straits Times via Reuters

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Links - Saturday 16 July, 2016



Australian Ballet, Swan Lake, London:  


Anna Winter, Exeunt

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack


Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

Roy Tan, Broadway World


Feature - Benjamin Millepied:  Marina Harss, NY Times


Review - Hofesh Shechter, Barbarians, London:  Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle


Review - Rambert & Garsington Opera, The Creation, Stokenchurch:  Ivan Hewett, Telegraph

Gallery - Tristram Kenton, Guardian


News - Dance Listings 15-21 July, New York:  Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, mixed programme, Jacob’s Pillow:  Ken Ross, Mass Live


Review - Encounter, I Heart Catherine Pistachio, London:  David Jays, Arts Journal


Review - Alessandro Bigonzetti, Dance Gala, Fiesole:  Alessandra Tribotti, Fjord Review


Feature - Mbulelo Ndabeni:  Denise Williams, Citizen SA


Preview - Columbus Moving Company, Mixtape, Columbus:  Hannah Herner, Broadway World


Feature - Ballet Romeo and Juliet in Kathak, Houston:  Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Review - Tap Treasures Showcase, New York:  Melanie Votaw, Broadway World

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