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Links – Sunday April 2, 2017


Review - Paris Opera BalletA Midsummer Night’s Dream (Balanchine), Paris: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Review - English National BalletIn the Middle, Somewhat ElevatedAdagio HammerklavierThe Rite of Spring, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Rosie Kay Dance CompanyMK Ultra, Birmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Photo gallery - The Royal BalletJewels: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Anne Teresa de KeersmaekerWork/Travail/Arbeid, MoMA NY: Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat


Reviews - National Ballet of CanadaGenus (McGregor), Self and Soul (Binet), TarantellaThe Concert, Toronto: Stephan Bonfield, Musical Toronto


Review - Washington BalletIn Creases (Peck), Petite MortIn the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Feature - Meeting Joseph Brodsky: Mikhail Baryshnikov, The Guardian


Review - Christopher WheeldonAn American in Paris, London: Kate Kellaway, The Observer


Review - Malandain Ballet BiarritzLa Belle et la Bête, Minneapolis: Rebecca J. Ritzel, DanceTabs


Review - Bianca Li ProductionsGoddesses & Demonesses, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Film - Amartey GoldingChainmail, London Art Fair: Louisa Buck, The Art Newspaper


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Links - Monday 03 April, 2017



Reviews - Royal Ballet, Jewels, London:  

Debra Craine, Times

Mark Ronan, Blog


Reviews - San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake, San Francisco:  

Rita Felciano, Danceview Times

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review - English National Ballet, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Adagio Hammerklavier, Rite of Spring, London:  David Dougill, Times


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


Review - Joffrey Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Review - Australian Ballet, Faster, Squander & Glory, Infra, Melbourne:  Rhys Ryan, Limelight


Review - Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, Spring Season 2017, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


Review - Washington Ballet, Petite Mort, In Creases, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Washington:  Morgan Halvorsen, MD Theatre Guide


Preview - Northern Ballet, Casanova, Norwich:  Simon Parkin, Eastern Daily Press


Review - Gary Clarke Company, Coal, Blackpool:  David Upton, British Theatre Guide


Review - Doug Varone & Dancers, Possession, Folded, ReComposed, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


Feature - Five reasons to watch An American in Paris, London:  Stephanie Soteriou, Yahoo News


Review - City Contemporary Dance Company, Post-Perception/Transcendence, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post


Review - Sol Pico, Manchester:  Martin Thomasson, British Theatre Guide


Feature - Meets Piatkowska, last surviving member of The Red Shoes cast:  Mari Jones, Daily Post

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Links - Tuesday 04 April, 2017



Review - San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake, San Francisco:  Terez Rose, Bachtrack


Reviews - Royal Ballet, Jewels, London:  

Clement Crisp, FT

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk

GJ Dowler, Classical Source

Naomi Cockshutt, London Dance

Vikki Broad, Broadway World


Review - English National Ballet, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Adagio Hammerklavier, Rite of Spring, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source


Reviews - Joffrey Ballet, Body of Your Dreams, Fool’s Paradise, Bells, New York:  

Carol Pardo, Danceview Times

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review - Washington Ballet, Petite Mort, In Creases, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Washington:  Hilary Stroh, Bachtrack


Reviews - Stephen Petronio Company, Bloodlines Project, New York:  

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Matt Hanson, Broadway World


Review - Boston Ballet, Donizetti Variations, Wings of Wax, Cacti, Boston:  Alief Imam, U Mass Media


News - Put this on your radar (New York Recommendations):  Martha Sherman, Dancelog.nyc


News - Dance legend (Peter Schaufuss) behind plans for first Scots ballet theatre:  Gerry Braiden, Herald Scotland


Review - Joburg Ballet, La Traviata, Johannesburg:  Jennifer de Klerk, Artlink


Review - Kansas City Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Kansas City:  Sara Brown, Broadway World


Review - Malandain Ballet Biarritz, Cendrillon, Cleveland:  Steve Sucato, Cleveland.com


Preview - Eugene Ballet, Snow Queen, Eugene:  April Baer, Oregon Public Broadcasting


Review - Su Wei-Chia, Free Steps, Taipei:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - Donna Sternberg & Dancers, Awe and Wonder, Los Angeles:  Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Review - Aloalii Tapu and Christopher Ofanoa, Melting Pot, Auckland:  Carrie Rae Cunningham, NZ Theatreview

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Links - Wednesday 5 April, 2017


Feature – Balanchine: the choreographer who put music first: Sarah Kirkup, Gramophone


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Jewels, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

Vera Liber, BTG

Erin Whitcroft, Bachtrack


Review – English National Ballet, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, Adagio Hammerklavier, Rite of Spring, London: Rachel Elderkin, Fjord Review


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake, SF: Toba Singer, Culture Vulture


Review – Joffrey Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Pastor) & Gala Bill, New York: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


News – Joffrey Ballet Archive donated to New York Library for Performing Arts: Joshua Barone, NY Times


News – 2016-17 a record Box Office year for Northern Ballet: Clare Burnett, Business Desk


Opera/Ballet Preview – Royal College of Music, Les Fêtes D’Hébé, London: Stephen Johns, Guardian


Review – New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times

- American Tap Dance Foundation, Rhythm In Motion

- Doug Varone & Dancers, Possession, ReComposed, Folded


Reviews – Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Work/Travail/Arbeid, MoMA, New York:

Siobhan Burke, NY Times

Robert Greskovic, Wall St Journal


Review – Stephen Petronio Company, Mixed Bill, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – Orange County Dance Festival: Jeff Slayton, SeeDance


News – Get Creative Weekend 2017 – Dance Workshops: Staff, Londondance

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Links – Thursday 6 April, 2017


News/Comment – Royal Ballet, 2017-18 Programme:

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Zoë Anderson, Dancing Times

Robin Johnson, Official London Theatre

Georgia Snow, The Stage

- Dressing the Bernstein ‘New McGregor’: Robert Dex, Evening Standard


Review – Royal Ballet, Jewels, London: Louise Levene, Spectator


Reviews – Compagnie CNDC Angers, Inlets 2, How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run, Place, New York:

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Early Adventures Triple Bill, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Howard Loxton, BTG


Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Lord of the Flies, Melbourne:

Jane Howard, Guardian

Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age

Charlie Gill, Daily Review


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Swan Lake, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review – Hamburg Ballet, The Little Mermaid, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – Joffrey Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Pastor), New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


Review – Doug Varone and Dancers, Possession, Folded, ReComposed, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – DEMO: Song and Dance, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


News – National Ballet of Canada, MAD HOT BALLET Fundraising Gala, Toronto: Staff, BWW


News – Los Angeles Ballet, Season 11 Gala, Beverly Hills: Staff, BWW LA


Feature – Chicago Dance Month: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune


Preview – Elizabeth Streb, SEA – Singular Extreme Actions, New York: Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review – Auckland Festival Dance: Joan & Mike Street, NZ Herald


Feature – Uniting drones and dance: Tom Peeters, Flanders Today


Video - Speaking in Dance, The Percussive Spectacle of Stepping: NY Times


Gallery – 2Faced Dance Company, From Above, London: Stephen Wright, DanceTabs


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Links – Friday 7 April, 2017


News – Royal Ballet 2017-18 Season: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Compagnie CNDC Angers, Inlets 2, Place, How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Early Adventures Triple Bill, London: Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack


Preview – Australian Ballet, Faster, Infra, Squander and Glory, Sydney: Annabel Ross, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – ODC/Dance Downtown 2017, 2 Programs, San Francisco: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes



- Next week in New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

- Next week around Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Review – Paul Taylor American Modern Dance & Lyon Opera Ballet, Sacre du Printemps, Summerspace, Esplanade, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


News – Turmoil and big changes ahead at Atlanta Ballet: Scott Freeman, Arts ATL


Documentary – The Trocks, “Rebels on Pointe”:

T’cha Dunlevy, Montreal Gazette

Annabelle Olivier, Global News


Preview – Eifman Ballet of St Petersburg, Red Giselle, Chicago: Staff, BWW Chicago


Feature – AXIS Dance Company aims for the sky: Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice


Video – The Very Tiny Dancers: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Dan Daw, Wild Card, London: Rachel Nouchi, Londondance


Interview – Choreographer Malik Nashad Sharpe: Rachel Nouchi, Londondance

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Links – Saturday 8 April, 2017


Feature/Interview – Kevin O’Hare talks about the Royal Ballet’s 2017-18 Season: Debra Craine, The Times


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Prog 7: Trio, Ghost in the Machine, Within the Golden Hour, SF: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Tour Review – Northern Ballet, Casanova, Norwich: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Reviews – Compagnie CNDC Angers, Inlets 2, Place, How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run, New York:

Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

Robert Greskovic, Wall St Journal


Review – Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Work/Travail/Arbeid, MoMA, New York: Wendy Perron, Blog


Feature – “Doggie Hamlet” – Is it Art? Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Early Adventures Triple Bill, London: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Opera/Ballet Review – Royal College of Music & Others, Les Fêtes d’Hébé, London: George Hall, Guardian


Feature – Carolyn Carlson, Choreographer: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


News – The night the lights went out in Philly: Peter Dobrin, Philly.com


Gallery – Vanessa Fenton, Methuselah, Face of Forgiveness, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs



Need a weekend workout?

-  Lauren Hibbert – My Workout: Ballet has given me strength: Daniel Masoliver, Guardian


- Dance Workshop – Carmel and Rene Köster: Rachel Nouchi, Londondance

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