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Links - Sunday 31 July, 2016



Reviews - Bolshoi Ballet, Swan Lake, London:  

Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk

Mark Monahan, Telegraph


Review - Bolshoi Ballet, Don Quixote, London:  Sarah Crompton, Guardian


Review - New York City Ballet, Jewels, Saratoga:  Jay Rogoff, Saratogian


Reviews - New York City Ballet, Serenade mixed programme, Saratoga:  

Jay Rogoff, Saratogian

Tresca Weinstein, Times Union


Review - New York City Ballet, Gold Gala, Saratoga:  Jay Rogoff, Saratogian


Feature - Cameron Grant, pianist NYCB:  Travis Clark, Saratogian


Reviews - National Ballet of Canada, The Winter’s Tale, New York:  

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Feature - Irina Kolesnikova:  Louise Gannon, Daily Mail


Reviews - Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks, Brooklyn Rider, Restless Creature, Jacob’s Pillow:  

Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

Ken Ross, Mass Live


Gallery - Ballet Rakatan, Vamos Cuba!, London:  Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Janice Garrett & Charles Moulton, Speak, Angels, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, 

SF Chronicle


Review - RAWdance, Double Exposure, San Francisco:  Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs


Review - Sarasota Contemporary Dance, In the Round, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, 

Sarasota Herald Tribune


Review - Jean Abreu Dance, Labirinto (A Thread), London:  Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Review - Shieldwall, The Family of Man, Los Angeles:  Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Review - Newsies, Chicago:  Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times

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Links – Monday August 1, 2016


Review - Queensland BalletLest We Forget, Brisbane: Michelle Potter, DanceTabs


Interview - Emio Greco, Director of Ballet National de Marseille, prior to London visit: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Photo gallery - Bolshoi BalletSwan Lake, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Reviews - Ballet RakatanVamos Cuba!, London: 

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Siobhan Murphy, TimeOut London  


Review - Mythili Prakash & Aditya PrakashMara, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Profile - Harrison James, Principal Dancer, National Ballet of Canada: Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail


Feature - Katherine Minor & Fabio Lo Giudice, Royal New Zealand Ballet: Hannah McKee, Stuff


Feature - Francisco Hernandez, from Sarasota Cuban Ballet School to Royal Ballet apprentice: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Feature - 70s dance troupe Second Generation get together again: Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian



The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is upon us. Here’s a selection of previews from The List:


Janis ClaxtonPOP-UP DuetsDonald Hutera

Holy Body Tattoo & Godspeed You! Black EmperormonumentalKelly Apter

Nue Dance CompanyBang to the HeartKelly Apter

Dansema Dance TheatrePuzzleKelly Apter

Interview with Morag Deyes (Dance Base), Kelly Apter



The 50 best shows at the Festival (scroll down for dance), The Telegraph

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Links – Tuesday August 2, 2016


Review - Bolshoi BalletSwan Lake, London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Reviews - National Ballet of CanadaThe Winter’s Tale, NY: 

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review - L.A. Dance ProjectHarbor MeMartha Graham DuetsHelixOn the Other Side, NY: Carol Pardo, Danceviewtimes


Profile - Hannah O’Neill, Paris Opera Ballet: Laura Cappelle, Pointe Magazine


Interview - Sergei Polunin: Nadia Beard, The Calvert Journal


Interview - Patrick de Bana, choreographer, working with Shanghai Ballet: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review - Jean Abreu DanceLabirinto, London: Róisín O’Brien, SeeingDance


Review - Central School of Ballet end of year performance, London: Naomi Cockshutt, British Theatre Guide


Interview - NYCB’s Georgina Pazcoguin, appearing in Cats: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

slideshow - Christa Schlueter, New York Times


Feature - Misty Copeland gets married: Adam S. Levy, Daily Mail


Feature - 2016 Stars of the CorpsPointe Magazine


Feature - Dancers getting personal on Instagram: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post

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Links – Wednesday August 3, 2016


Review - Bolshoi BalletSwan Lake, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review - National Ballet of CanadaThe Winter’s Tale, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Feature - 10 reasons Wheeldon’s Winter’s Tale will last: Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine


Review - Cloud Gate Dance TheatreRice, Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, Culturekiosque


Review - New Original Works Festival 2016 (Program Two - Rebecca Pappas, Laurel Jenkins, Chey Chankethya), LA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Photo gallery - New Movement CollectiveCollapse - a period drama, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Preview - Ballet National de MarseilleBody.Dance.Nation.City, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Feature - Dance Collection Danse, Toronto’s dance museum: Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail




Video - The future of the corps de ballet threatened when over 1000 robots perform a synchronised dance routine: The Telegraph





Preview - Taiwan Season 2016: Kelly Apter, The List


Preview - Julia CroftIf There's Not Dancing at the Revolution, I'm Not Coming: Yasmin Sulaiman, The List

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Links – Thursday August 4, 2016


Review/feature - Bolshoi BalletDon QuixoteSwan Lake, London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Photo gallery - Bolshoi BalletThe Taming of the Shrew: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - L.A. Dance Project, mixed programme / National Ballet of CanadaThe Winter’s Tale, NY: Robert Gottlieb, Observer


Review - National Ballet of CanadaThe Winter’s Tale, NY: Robert Grescovic, Wall Street Journal


Review - San Francisco Ballet out of doors, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review - Dorrance DanceSOUNDspace, Vail: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - American Dance Festival, Provincial Dances TheatreMaple GardenThe Woman in the Dunes, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - Queensland BalletLest We Forget, Brisbane: Deborah Jones, FollowSpot


Feature - The reinvention of Pennsylvania Ballet: Michael Cooper, New York Times


Feature - Pennsylvania Ballet, Angel Corella’s contract extended + joiners & promotions: Broadway World


Preview - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Kyle Abraham’s Untitled America part III, NY: Joshua Barone, New York Times


Preview - Sarasota BalletA Knight of the British Ballet (Ashton programme), NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

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Links – Friday August 5, 2016


Reviews - Bolshoi BalletThe Taming of the Shrew, London: 

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack


Review - New Movement CollectiveCollapse, London: Ruth Mattock, Londondance


Review - American Dance Festival, Provincial Dances TheatreMaple GardenThe Woman in the Dunes, NY: Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review - New York Theatre BalletDark ElegiesSong Before Spring, Jacob’s Pillow Festival: Janine Parker, Boston Globe


Feature - Natalia Osipova dissected by three choreographers: Kelly Apter, The List


Preview - Post BalletDo Be, SF: Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - Boston Ballet IIFirst Look, Boston: Mary Hierholzer, New Boston Post


Feature - Resolution 2017, applications invited: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News - NY dance listings, August 5-11: New York Times




Feature - Ed Balls and Strictly Come Dancing. Some advice from an old hand: Ann Widdecombe, The Guardian

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Links – Saturday 6 August, 2016


Preview – Sarasota Ballet, A Knight of the British Ballet, NY: Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune


Preview – Australian Ballet, Nijinsky (Neumeier), Melbourne, Sydney: Georgina Safe, Broadsheet


Interview – Irina Kolesnikova, St Petersburg Ballet, Her Name Was Carmen, LondonSamantha Katz, The Upcoming


Review – Boston Ballet II, Summer Dance Program, Boston: Marcia B Siegel, Arts Fuse


Feature – Behind the scenes at American Contemporary Ballet: Jeffrey Fleishman, LA Times


Review – Robert Dekkers/Post: Ballet, Do Be, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – New Movement Collective, Collapse – a period drama, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review – Tatiana Baganova & Rosie Herrera, Two Double Bills, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Timesh



In Edinburgh & London: Judith MackrellGuardian

Boston Area: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe



A Ballet teacher changes the rules: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

And a single Dad has problems over ballet kit: Adam GolightlyGuardian


Preview – 4th Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival: Lou FancherSF Classical Voice


Review – LA Philharmonic + Puppets, Firebird, Hollywood Bowl: Timothy Mangan, LA Times




Edinburgh Fringe:


5 Previews: Mary Brennan, Herald

Dance Base (Venue 22) previews: Mary Brennan, Herald

- Preview – Monumental: Kelly ApterScotsman



Finally, can anyone help here?  Atlas Obscura

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