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Links – Sunday 4 December, 2016

 

Feature – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Red Shoes: David Jays, Sunday Times

 

Review – National Ballet of China, The Peony Pavilion, London: 

David DougillSunday Times

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express

Amelia ForsbrookExeunt

 

Reviews – Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teac DamsaSwan Lake/Loch na hEala, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

David DougillSunday Times

 

Review – Australian Ballet, CoppeliaSydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Reviews – Lucinda Childs Dance, Lucinda Childs: A Portrait, New York: 

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat

 

Feature – Best dance of 2016: Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Review – Impermanence Dance Theatre, SexboxLondon: Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Feature – Sergei PoluninDancer and more: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Review – Botis Seva, Women of Sun, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review – Pam TanowitzOnce with me, Once without me, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

 

Review – Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Voices – Young Choreographers Program, Sarasota: Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune

 

Review – Chicago Dance Crash, And now for the Dancing Pants, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune

 

Today’s Nuts:

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Nutcracker (Balanchine), Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Review – Washington Ballet, The Nutcracker (Webre), DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

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Links – Monday 5 December, 2016

 

Review – Zurich Ballet/Philharmonia/Soloists & Chorus, Verdi “Requiem”, Zurich: John Rhodes, Seen and Heard

 

Reviews – Australian Ballet, CoppeliaSydney: 

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Deborah Jones, FollowSpot

 

Review – Macedonian Ballet, Cleopatra … in rehearsal, Skopje: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

 

News – Joffrey Ballet to take Pastor’s Romeo & Juliet to New York: Joshua Barone, NY Times

 

Review – St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (Kolesnikova), Macau: Natasha Rogai, SCMP

 

Reviews – ZviDanceOn the Road; Caleb Teicher, Meet Ella; Dylan Crossman, [insert Title], New York:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat

 

Short Video – Alvin Ailey dancers in rehearsal: NY Times

 

Tour Reviews – Nederlands Dans Theater:

Sehnsucht, In the Event, Stop-Motion, Montreal: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail

Safe as Houses, The Statement, Stop-Motion, Woke Up Blind, New York: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Reviews – Measina Festival: Aumaga, Shel We? Etc, Wellington:

Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

Chris JannidesTheatreview

 

Review – Ate9 dANCE company, The Niners Mixed Bill, LA: Jeff Slayton, SeeDance

 

News – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui wins Harvard Leadership Prize: Lisa Bradshaw, Flanders Today

 

Feature – Learning ballet one step at a time: Bill Lynch, Charleston Gazette-Mail

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Links – Tuesday 6 December, 2016

 

Review – Lyon Opera Ballet, Trois Grandes Fugues, Créteil: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Review – Zurich Ballet & Philharmonia/Soloists & Chorus, Verdi “Requiem”, Zurich: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack

 

Previews – L.A. Dance Project/Benjamin MillepiedQuad Bill, Los Angeles: 

Sandra Barrera, Press-Telegram

Laura SchrefflerHaute Living

 

Reviews – Lucinda Childs Dance Company, Lucinda Childs: A Portrait, New York: 

Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal

 

Streaming Review – Australian Ballet, Cinderella (Ratmansky): Anna Winter, Exeunt

 

Review – Company of Elders, Fragments, Not Forgotten, Echoes, Glory Days, London: Philippa Newis, Bachtrack

 

Preview – Smuin Ballet, The Christmas Ballet, Bay Area: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner

 

Short Profile – Akane Takada, Royal Ballet Principal: James Tarmy, Bloomberg

 

Review – Ballet West, The Nutcracker (Sklute), Salt Lake City: Kathy Adams, Salt Lake Tribune

 

Review – Hexagon Dance Collective, Hexagon, Excerpt 1, ProxemicsLos Angeles: Jeff Slayton, SeeDance

 

Review – Same Planet Performance Project, Honey, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune

 

Review – Tentacle Tribe, Fractals of You, Montreal: Mark Mann, Dance Current

 

 

… and something your Links team often muse about: Alice Saville, Exeunt

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Links – Wednesday 7 December, 2016

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Jiří Kylián Trple Bill, paris: Jade Larine, Fjord Review

 

Review – National Ballet of China, The Peony Pavilion, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

 

Interview – Angelo Greco of San Francisco Ballet, 2016 Bruhn Prizewinner: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review

 

Review – Company of Elders, Fragments, Not Forgotten; Echoes, Glory Days, London: Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

 

Preview – Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, Icons – Graham, Cunningham, Taylor, New York: Joshua Barone, NY Times

 

Preview – GeraldCaselDanceTriple Bill, San Francisco: Leba Hertz, SF Chronicle

 

Film – Northwest Tap Connection, Hell You Talmbout: Corinne Chin, Seattle Times

 

Report – Mark Morris, Sounds of India, New York: Ryan WentzelBrooklyn Rail

 

Review – Faye Driscoll, Thank You for Coming: Play, New York: Ivan TalijancicBrooklyn Rail

 

 

Some big global Nuts:

 

Feature – Chris Wheeldon, creating a Nutcracker  For Joffrey Ballet: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Feature – Princely duties at The Nutcracker: Marina HarssNew Yorker

 

Tour preview – Australian Ballet, The Nutcracker (Storytime production): Myke Bartlett, The Weekly Review

 

 

And for the couple who have everything – Hire dancers for your Anniversary: Theresa Avila, New York Magazine

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Links – Thursday 8 December, 2016

 

Best of 2016:

New York: Alastair Macaulay, Gia Kourlas, Siobhan Burke, Brian Seibert, NY Times

Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune

 

Preview – Sarasota Ballet, Jewels (Company premiere), Sarasota: Nick Friedman, Your Observer

 

Reviews – Eifman Ballet, Up and Down, London: 

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBTG

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review – Lucinda Childs Dance Company, Lucinda Childs: A Portrait, New York: Apollinaire ScherrFinancial Times

 

Feature – David Hallberg ready to dance again: Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Preview – The Trocks, soon in New York: Brian Schaefer, NY TImes

 

Review – National Ballet of China, The Peony Pavilion, London: Rachel Elderkin, Fjord Review

 

Feature – On the inside at American Ballet Theatre’s Holiday Gala: Ellen Olivier, LA Times

 

News – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures in 2017: Robin Johnson, Official London Theatre

 

Feature – Reggie Wilson/Yeman Brown, Citizen: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Diary – Next week in New York: Brian Schaefer, NY Times

 

Review – Sydney Dance Company, PPY16 – Revealed, Sydney: Jill Sykes, The Age

 

Preview – Atamira Dance Company, Pango/Black, Wellington: Sarah Catherall, Dominion Post

 

 

And, ever mindful of the major questions of the day, there is this: May to explain Brexit with interpretative dance: The Daily Mash

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Links - Friday 09 December, 2016

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

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

 

Reviews - Eifman Ballet, Up and Down, London:  

Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

Margaret Willis, Bachtrack

Gerard Davis, Dancing Review

 

Review - Akram Khan, Toro, Paris:  Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Walking Mad, Night Creature, After the Rain, Revelations, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

 

Feature - David Hallberg:  Deborah Jones, Follow Spot

 

Review - Protein Dance, May Contain Food, London:  Josephine Leask, London Dance

 

Review - Gibney Dance Company, Folding In, New York:  Erica Getto, Fjord Review

 

Review - Quang Kien Van, Lunar Shadows, London:  Ka Bradley, London Dance

 

Review - Jade Dance Theatre, Crescent Spring, Taiwan:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Featurette - Atlanta Ballet under new AD Gennadi Nedvigin:  Cynthia Bond Perry, Atlanta Magazine

 

Review - Juilliard Students, New Dances: Edition 2016, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Precious Metal, Night Wandering, Dublin:  Clara Mallon, Reviews Hub

 

Review - Yuri Ng, Boy Story, Taiwan:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Sau E Siva Company, Lalalei, Auckland:  Dione Joseph, NZ Theatreview

 

Review - Mystical Feet Company, The Mar Vista, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene

 

Reviews - Drew McOnie, Strictly Ballroom, Leeds:

Lyn Gardner, Guardian

Dawn Smallwood, Reviews Hub

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Links - Saturday 10 December, 2016

 

 

Obituary - Mika Kurosawa, choreographer and dancer:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

 

Preview Feature - Mark Morris Dance Group, The Hard Nut, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Mozartiana, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, tribute film to Violette Verdy, Paris:  Kevin Ng, HK Economic Journal

 

Feature - How Benjamin Millepied & Rufus Wainwright came to collaborate on LA Dance Project programme:  Tim Greiving, LA Times

 

Photo Feature - Backstage at Scottish Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel:  Laura Piper, STV

 

News - Rambert strikes up partnership with Dutch National Ballet:  Georgia Snow, Stage

 

News - The best (theatre and) dance shows this week (scroll down for dance):  Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Feature - How the Nutcracker went from failure to beloved holiday tradition:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Video Feature - The hidden hero in The Nutcracker - the bed boy (Pacific Northwest Ballet):  Diane Lewis, King5

 

News - Genee 2016 finalists:  Valerie Lawson, Dance Lines

 

Feature - Sarasota Ballet: artistry on the stage, musical chairs in the office:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Preview - Sarasota Ballet, Jewels, Sarasota:  Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

 

Review - Juilliard Students, New Dances: Edition 2016, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

Review - Singapore Dance Theatre, The Nutcracker, Singapore:  Tan Li Min, Straits Times

 

Feature - Montreal’s Nutcracker staged in Finland:  Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Book Review - M Virginia Wilmerding & Donna H Krasnow, Dance Wellness:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

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