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Links – Sunday October 16, 2016


Review - New York City BalletDances at a GatheringThe Firebird, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Tempest

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Book review - Bolshoi Confidential by Simon Morrison: David Jays, Sunday Times


Film review - Dancer, the Polunin documentary: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Feature - Pioneer WinterGrass Stains, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Feature - What Makes a Principal Dancer: Kristin Schwab, Dance Magazine


Review - Louisville BalletSwan Lake, Louisville: Elizabeth Kramer, Courier-Journal


Review - Taumata, four new works, Auckland: Sue Cheesman, NZ Theatreview


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Links – Monday October 17, 2016


Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Tempest

Debra Craine, The Times

Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Shakespeare triple bill, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review - Dance Theatre of HarlemDancing on the Front Porch of HeavenSystemReturn, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Reviews - Australian BalletNijinsky (Neumeier), Adelaide: 

Sarah Gates, InDaily

Claudia Lawson, ABC News


Discussion - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Vortex Temporum, NY: Corinna da Fonsesca-Wollheim & Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - 2 Faced Dance CompanyRUN, Birmingham: Emma Cann, Broadway World UK


Review - Dances for David, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra: Michelle Potter blog


News - Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2017: Deborah Jones blog


Review - Dance Territories: Border Lines, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review

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Links – Tuesday October 18, 2016


Review - Bolshoi BalletThe Golden Age (Grigorovich), Moscow: Janet Ward, Bachtrack


Review - New York City BalletSerenadeAmerican RhapsodyTschaikovsky Pas de DeuxWestern Symphony, NY: Juan Michael Porter II, Broadway World


Review - Australian BalletGiselle, Wagga Wagga: Sarah Navin, Bachtrack


Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Tempest, London: 

G.J. Dowler, ClassicalSource

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack


Interview - Gary Harris, notator, repetiteur, ballet master, designer: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review - Ballett ZürichPetrushka (Goecke), Le Sacre du printemps (Clug), Zürich: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Review - Tino Seghal at Paris Opera Ballet: Dorian Batycka, Hyperallergic


Review – Michael Clark Companyto a simple, rock n’ roll….song, London: Róisín O’Brien, SeeingDance


Review - Taylor 2 Dance CompanyAureoleDustPiazolla Caldera, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review - Chinese National Peking Opera CompanyThe General and the Prime MinisterThe Legend of the White Snake, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Profile - Alexandra Ansanelli, ballerina and after: Alice Robb, Elle


Reviews - Danish Dance TheatreBlack Diamond, NY:

Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

Christina Pandolfi, Broadway World

Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review - Nora ChipaumirePortrait of Myself as My Father, Miami: Catherine Annie Hollingsworth, Miami Herald


Review - Joffrey BalletRomeo and Juliet (Pastor), Chicago: Lela Jenkins, Chicago Maroon


Interview - Frances McElroy, director of Black Ballerina documentary: Janine Parker, The Arts Fuse


Review - Laura DannequinThe Secret Slowness of Movement, London (Dance Umbrella): Josephine Leask, Londondance


Review - Big Dance TheaterShort Form, Boston: Marcia B. Siegel, The Arts Fuse


Review - California BalletJump Jive, San Diego: E.H. Reiter, Broadway World


Review - Rodney BellMeremere, Auckland: Raewyn White, New Zealand Herald




NOWNESS (and Stephen Fry)I Hate Dancing: Courtney Escoyne, Dance Magazine

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Links – Wednesday October 19, 2016


Review - Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerVortex Temporum, NY: Apolllinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Interview - William Forsythe, prior to LA Music Center’s Celebrate Forsythe programme: Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times


Preview - Jérôme BelMoMA Dance Company, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - English National BalletGiselle (Khan), Bristol: Claire Hayes, The Reviews Hub


Reviews - Tempo Dance FestivalTaumata, Rangatira: 

Raewyn White, New Zealand Herald

Francesca Horsley, Danz Magazine


Review - Rodney BellMeremere, Auckland: Jenny Stevenson, Danz Magazine


Review - Jasmin VardimonPinocchio, Winchester: Donald Hutera, The Times


Review - Hope Mohr DanceTen Artists Respond to ‘Locus’, SF: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review - Witness RelocationThe Loon, NY: Laura Collins-Hughes, New York Times


Review - Out of Asia 2SoftMachine, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Exhibition - Rodin and Dance, Courtauld Gallery, London: 

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Matthew Collings, Evening Standard


Film reviews - Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature

Debra Levine, arts•meme

Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine


News - Alessandra Ferri to dance Juliet in Seoul: Julie Jackson, Korea Herald


Feature - Kevin Turner, founder of Company Chameleon, on dance and mental well-being: Rachel Pugh, The Guardian


Feature - Miami City Ballet and Giselle: Guillermo Perez, Miami New Times


Preview - Sydney Dance Company, Rafael Bonachela’s Anima, Sydney: Jane Albert, Broadsheet Sydney

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Links – Thursday 20 October, 2016


Obituary – Yvette ChauviréAnna Kisselgoff, NY Times



Feature – Frederick Ashton’s Symphonic Variations: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Royal Ballet, Le Pony Mal GardéLondon: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Tour Reviews – English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), Bristol:

Rosemary Waugh, Exeunt

Polly HemberOn The Beat

Aaron Sims, Gazette

Nicola YeelesBristol 24/7

Sheridan Robins, N Somerset Times


Tour Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterExodus, Four Corners, After The Rain, Revelations, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald


News – Expanded Jacob’s Pillow Season, 2016-17: Staff, Boston Globe


Review – Company Wayne McGregor, Entity, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Preview – Lauren Fadeley/Miami City Ballet, Giselle, Miami: Guillermo Perez, Miami New Times


Review – Ochre Dance, Kaya (Hello), Perth: Varnya Bromilow, West Australian


News – Addressing gender imbalance across the Arts: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Preview – Joffrey Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Pastor), Chicago: Eloise Valadez, 219.NWI.com


News – L.A. Dance Project, Acts for the Blind, After the Rain, Homecoming, On the Other Side, LA: Kate Wertheimer, Time Out LA


Exhibition – Rodin and Dance, Courtauld Gallery, London: Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Times


Review – Company XIV, Paris; Helen Simoneau Danse, Land Bridge, NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Reviews – Danish Dance Theatre, Black Diamond, DC:

Rebecca RitzelWashington Post

George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


News – San Francisco Dance Film Festival: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Reviews – Deborah Hay, Choreographer, LA:

Jeanine Durning & Ros Warby, As Holy Sites Go/duet, LA: Jeff Slayton, SeeDance

- Dancers from Cullberg Ballet, Figure a Sea: Jane Rosenberg, Seen and Heard

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Links – Friday 21 October, 2016


Obituaries – Yvette Chauviré:

Kim WillsherGuardian

Judith Cruickshank, Guardian



Feature – Wayne McGregor – Testing the limits: Debra CraineThe Times


Feature – Alban Lendorf’s debut with ABT: Marina Harss, NY Times


Reviews – China National Peking Opera Company, Legend of the White Snake, The General & The Prime Minister, London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Review – Jérôme Bel, Gala, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Tour Review – English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), Bristol: Sarah-Jane Howard, 365Bristol


Reviews – Sydney Dance Company, Wildebeest, Anima, Sydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Martin PortusDaily Review


Review – Melbourne Festival/Sara BarasVocesMelbourne: Stephanie Bunbury, The Age


Review – Ballet Nice MediteranéeGrand Pas Classique, Gnawa, L’Arlésienne, Nice: Christina Gallea Roy, DanceTabs


Book – The Art of Movement, Browar & Ory: Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post


Reviews – Footnote Dance, Lifeworld (in five parts), Wellington:

Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

Sam TrubridgeTheatreview


Video – London, “City of Dance”:

Rashid RazaqEvening Standard

Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Quarantine, Wallflower, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Reviews – Burn the Floor, Fire in the Ballroom, London:

Neil Norman, The Stage

Howard LoxtonBTG

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


Preview – Company ChordeliaLady Macbeth: unsex me here, Aberdeen: Mary Brennan, Herald



New York next week: NY Times

Boston area: Boston Globe


Mini Feature – Harrison James, NBC’s newest Principal: Brad Wheeler, Globe and Mail


Teen Feature – ABT’s Isabella Boylston: Lily Puckett, Teen Vogue

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Links – Saturday 22 October, 2016


Obituary – Yvette ChauviréThe Times



Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, New York:

-  Serenade after Plato’s Symposium, Symphonic Variations, Brahms-Haydn Variations

- Fall Gala: Rondo Capriccioso, Symphonic Variations, Daphnis and Chloe (Millepied)

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

(The Gala frocks, some on dancers – Vogue )


Feature – Mark Morris‘s Love Letter to India, in Music & Dance: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Reviews – Burn the Floor, Fire in the Ballroom, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – Sydney Dance Company, Wildebeest, Anima, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Interview – Sebastien Ramirez & Honji Wang: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


News – Will Tuckett’s Nutcracker  moves venue, London: Daisy Bowie-Sell, What's On Stage


News – No more Chicago Dancing Festivals:

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

Morgan Greene, Chicago Tribune


Reviews – Aditi Mangaldas, Inter_ruptedLondon:

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – Rosas and Ictus, Vortex TemporumNY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Book – Bolshoi Confidential, by Simon Morrison:

Debra CraineThe Times

Peter Shawn Taylor, Maclean's


Review – Hege Hagenrud & Others, Use My Body While It’s Still Young, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Next Week – London & Ipswich: Judith MackrellGuardian


Review – zoe|juniperClear & Sweet, Seattle: Brendan Kiley, Seattle Times


Review – Nora ChipaumirePortrait of Myself as My Father, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

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