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Links – Sunday 7 August, 2016


Reviews – Bolshoi Ballet, The Flames of Paris, London:

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Gallery – Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, London: Sarah Crompton, Observer


Reviews – Ballet National de Marseille, Body. Dance. Nation. City, London:

Vera LiberBTG

Anna Winter, Exeunt


Review – Vamos Cuba! , London: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Preview – Unlimited, Scottish performers with disabilities, Glasgow: Chris McCall, Scotsman


Jacob’s Pillow Reviews:

New York Theatre Ballet, Song Before Spring, Dark Elegies: Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat

Compagnie Hervé KOUBI, What the Day owes the Night: Janine Parker, Arts Fuse


Book Review – Beyond the Barre by François Klaus: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

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Links – Monday 8 August, 2016


Reviews – Bolshoi Ballet, The Flames of Paris, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


Interview – Deborah Colker and the Olympic Opening Ceremony: Marina Harss, NY Timesh


Review – Gauthier Dance, Nijinski (Goecke), Stuttgart: Lucy Van Cleef, DanceTabs


Review – Vail International Festival Gala: Brian Seibert, NY Timesh


Tour Preview – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Giselle (Stiefel): Carly Thomas, Dominion Post


Review – Hong Kong Dance Company, ‘Reveries of the Red Chamber’ Triple Bill, HK: Natasha RogaiSCMP


News – NY Chocolate Factory announces next season: Joshua BaroneNY Timesh


Review – Florida State Dancesport Championships: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune



Edinburgh 2016:


Festival Previews – Holy Body Tattoo, Monumental:

Kelly ApterScotsman

Mary Brennan, Herald


8 Fringe Reviews: Lucy Ribchester, Donald Hutera, Claire Sawers, The List, 7 Aug 2016



Sorry once again about the ‘h’ added to NY Times, I’ve no idea why it’s happening!

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Links – Tuesday 9 August, 2016


Reviews – Bolshoi Ballet, The Flames of Paris, London:

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Margaret Willis, Bachtrack

Neil Norman, The Stage


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Giselle, Paris: Patricia BoccadoroCulturekiosque


Review – Sarasota Ballet, ‘A Knight of the British Ballet’ Ashton Bill, NY: Marina HarssDanceTabs


News – Hong Kong Ballet seeking new AD: Kevin KwongSCMP


Review – New Movement Collective, Collapse, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Review – Ballet National de Marseille, Body. Dance. Nation. City., London: Rachel Elderkin, The Stage


Preview – Pacific Northwest dancers & others, ‘Sculptured Dance’ Outdoors Show, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


News – Sir Matthew Bourne taking Lord of the Flies to Melbourne: Hannah Francis, The Age


Report – Delou Africa Festival, Miami: Christian Portilla, Miami Herald


Video Feature – Sadler’s Wells Monday Portraits: Courtney EscoyneDance Magazine



Edinburgh 2016:


3 Fringe Reviews: Lucy Ribchester, Donald Hutera, The List, 8 Aug 2016


4 Fringe Reviews at Dance Base: Mary Brennan, Herald

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Links – Wednesday 10 August, 2016


Reviews – Sarasota Ballet, ‘A Knight of the British Ballet’ Ashton Bill, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Carrie SeidmanSarasota Herald-Tribune

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, The Flames of Paris, London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Review – Vail International Dance Festival, ‘Now: Premieres’ program: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Shanghai Ballet, Echoes of Eternity, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Feature – 52 Portraits, Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion, Hugo Glendinning: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review – ‘Moves after Dark’LA: Christina CampodonicoLA Times


Preview – ‘Dance for Life’Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune


News – Ballet Black & other dance companies to get diversity funding: Georgia Snow, The Stage


Documentary – ‘Ella,’ Ella Havelka, Australian Ballet’s first indigenous dancer: Bridget Brennan, ABC News



Edinburgh 2016:


Festival Reviews – Holy Body Tattoo, monumental:

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Lucy RibchesterThe List

Mary Brennan, Herald

Alice Bain, Guardian


2 Fringe Reviews: Lucy Ribchester, Donald Hutera, The List, 9 Aug 2016


11 Fringe Reviews: Kelly ApterScotsman

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Links - Thursday 11 August, 2016



Interview - Anthony Russell-Roberts:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune


Review – Sarasota Ballet, ‘A Knight of the British Ballet’ Ashton Bill, NY:  Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal


Interview - Irina Kolesnikova:  Emma Cann, Broadway World


Feature - Shanghai Ballet:  Lyndsey Winship, Standard


Reviews - Bolshoi Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, Flames of Paris, London:  Graham Watts, London Dance


Review - Queensland Ballet, Lest We Forget, Brisbane:  Elise Lawrence, Limelight Magazine


Review - Paris Quartier d’Été Festival, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review - Moves After Dark Festival, Los Angeles:  Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Feature - Ella Havelka, Australian Ballet:  Bridget Brennan, ABC


Feature - BalletMet’s video project “Becoming Violet”:  Amanda Etchison, Broadway World


Feature - Seeta Patel:  Michelle Potter, Blog


Preview - FamFest celebrates hip hop:  Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Edinburgh 2016:


Reviews - Holy Body Tattoo, monumental:  

Rosemary Waugh, Exeunt

Stewart Pringle, Stage


Review - Mauro Paccagnell & Alessandro Bernardeschi, Happy Hour:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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Links - Friday 12 August, 2016



Reviews - Sarasota Ballet, ‘A Knight of the British Ballet’ Ashton Prog, New York:  

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

Christina Pandolfi, Broadway World


Feature - Aurelie Dupont:  Madison Mainwaring, NY Times


Reviews - Ballet National de Marseille, Body.Dance.Nation.City., London:  

Siobhan Murphy, London Dance

Roisin O’Brien, Seeing Dance


News - New York Dance Listings 12-18 August:  Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review - Adam H Weinert, Monument, Jacob’s Pillow:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Rose Philpott & Jessie McCall, HEALR, Auckland:  Dione Joseph, NZ Herald


Review - Louisville Ballet, Shakespeare in Dance, Louisville:  Elizabeth Kramer, Louisville Courier-Journal


Gallery - Dancers on the streets of Cuba:  Omar Robles, Pulse



Edinburgh 2016:


Interviews - Natalia Osipova:  

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland


Review - Eowyn Emerald & Dancers, mixed programme:  Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review - After Freedom Productions, I Am Rhythm:  Donald Hutera, The List


Review - Sita Pieraccini, Bird:  Lucy Ribchester, The List




And finally…


Vermont ballet group dances down on the farm:  Lisa Rathke, Washington Post via AP

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Links - Saturday 13 August, 2016



Valedictory - Rosemary Butcher:  Ismene Brown, Spectator



Reviews - Bolshoi Ballet, Le Corsaire, London:  

Laura Thompson, Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, Standard


Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Giselle, Wellington:  Sam Trubridge, NZ Theatreview


Reviews from Hong Kong:  Kevin Ng, HK Economic Journal

Hong Kong Dance Company, Reveries of the Red Chamber

Hong Kong Ballet, Serenade, Sacred Thread, Shenren Chang, Over There


Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Entre Chien et Loup, Brahms-Schonberg Quartet, Paris:  Alessandra Tribotti, Fjord Review


Book Review - Joel Lobenthal, Wilde Times:  Judith Flanders, Wall Street Journal


Feature - Sergei & Gsia Danilian, Ardani Artists:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature - Australian Dance Party:  Michelle Potter, Brisbane Times


Video Feature - Dancing in Damascus: The man who stayed behind:  Ben Hennessy, BBC


Feature - Diana Movius and Dance Loft at 14:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Photo Feature - Isabella Boylston (ABT):  Gautam Balasundar, Guest of a Guest



Edinburgh 2016:


News - Three of the best dance performances this week in Edinburgh:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review - Natalia Osipova & Friends, Run Mary Run, Qutb, Silent Echo:  Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland


Review - Holy Body Tattoo, monumental:  Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review


Review - Tooth+Nail Theatre Company, Hummingbird:  Niki Boyle, Scotsman


Review - Janis Claxton, POP-UP Duets:  Claire Sawers, The List


Review - VOU, Are we stronger than Winston?:  Joyce McMillan, Scotsman


Review - Joli Vyann, Imbalance:  Nick Awde, Stage


Reviews - Thomas Monckton, Only Bones:  

Donald Hutera, The List

Acushia-Tara Sutton, NZ Theatreview


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