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Links - Sunday 06 August, 2017

Review - English National Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Nureyev), London: Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance


Review - Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, Dearest Home, Jacob’s Pillow: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe:

Review - Gandini Juggling, Sigma, Lucy Ribchester, The List
Review - AΦE, WHIST: Roisin O’Brien, Seeing Dance
Review - Djuki Mala: Anna Winter, Stage


Review - BalletNOW Festival (curated by Tiler Peck), Los Angeles: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Review - Andrew Pearson & Mollie Wolf, this is a blank page, a story in motion, this is chapter 4, Los Angeles: Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Preview Feature - Shaun Parker and Company, Blue Love, Canberra: Michelle Potter, Blog


Blog - The Pilot Dance Project, Requiem, Houston: Adam Castaneda, Broadway World


Features - Changes at Cincinnati Ballet:

New dancers new day: David Lyman, Cincinnati Enquirer

10 dancers who left and what they are up to: David Lyman, Cincinnati Enquirer
8 who are new at Cincinnati Ballet: David Lyman, Cincinnati Enquirer


And finally…

Featurette - France falls for tartan ballet army (or where to source your kilts for La Sylphide): Staff, Sunday Post

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Links - Monday 07 August, 2017


Review - Mariinsky BalletAnna Karenina, London:  Debra Craine, Times


Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake; English National Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:  David Dougill, Times


Review - English National Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:  Gerard Davis, Dancing Review


Review - Vail Dance Festival, 2 mixed programmes, Vail:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe:

Review - Gandini Juggling, Sigma:  Anna Winter, Stage

Review - Djuki Mala:  Claire Sawers, The List

Review - Lenka Vagnerova, Gossip:  Lucy Ribchester, The List

Review - Margaret McAuliffe, The Humours of Bandon:  Lucy Ribchester, The List

Review - Gecko & Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, The Dream:  Lucy Ribchester, The List

Review - Arab Arts Focus, dance double bill:  Donald Hutera, The List

Review - Vanessa Cook Dance, Creature:  Donald Hutera, The List


Review - Northern BalletCasanova, Manchester:  Staff, Arts Shelf


Review - Marie Chouinard, Soft virtuosity, still humid, on the edge; Emanuel Gat, TENWORKS (for Jean-Paul), Montpelier:  Pawit Mahasarinand, The Nation


Featurette - The dancer as brand ambassador, then and now:  Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Feature - Alice Reyes, AD Emerita Ballet Philippines:  Cathy Canares-Yamsuan,

Philippines Inquirer


Feature - Leadership lessons from a ballet teacher:  Shellie Karabell, Forbes


Posted with apologies - the formatting tools are still not working properly.  Links trawl completed by Janet McNulty.


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Links - Tuesday 08 August, 2017



Interview - Wayne McGregor:  Claudia Pritchard, The i


Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe:

Review - three companies:  Mary Brennan, Herald


News - Coming Up in Jacob’s Pillow & New York:  Martha Sherman & Leigh Witchel, Dancelog.nyc


News - Australian Ballet announces David Hallberg & Gillian Murphy as guests:  News Desk, Broadway World


Interview - Arlene Phillips:  Daphne Lockyer, Telegraph


Review - Mudra Dance Company, Kartikeya, Wellington:  Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


Interview - Hillary-Marie of Jersey Tap Fest:  Caryn Cooper, Broadway World


Feature - The Dominion Theatre and An American in Paris, London:  News Desk, Broadway World

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Links - Wednesday 09 August, 2017



Review - Bolshoi Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, New York:  Marianne Adams, Danceview Times


Review - Mariinsky Ballet,  Anna Karenina, London:  Zoe Anderson, Independent


Feature - Septime Webre, AD Hong Kong Ballet:  Natasha Rogai, SCMP


Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe:

Review - Amina Khayyam Dance Co, Slut:  Lucy Ribchester, The List

Review - Derevo, Last Clown on Earth:  Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review - Vail Dance Festival, NOW: Premieres, Vail:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


News - World Ballet Day Live 2017 announced:  News Desk, Broadway World


News - Fall for Dance Festival announces lineup:  Joshua Barone, NY Times


Review - Lisa Wahlander, The Impermanent Sky, Los Angeles:  Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Feature on Documentary - Step:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times



And finally…


Featurette (scroll down) - Queensland Ballet, La Fille Mal Gardee …with bikes, Brisbane:  Phil Brown, Courier Mail

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Links - Thursday 10 August, 2017



Reviews - Mariinsky Ballet, Contrasts (Carnen Suite, Infra, Paquita gpdd), London:  

Clement Crisp, FT

Lyndsey Winship, Standard

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Preview - Roundhouse Summer Project: Wayne McGregor curates Random International:  Staff, Artlyst

(and review of installation without the dancers - Jonathan Jones, Guardian)


News - English National Ballet takes Akram Khan’s Giselle to Auckland:  Staff, NZ Herald


Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe:

Review - David Geaney & Anne Marie Keaney, Velocity Rising:  Claire Sawers, The List

Review - Derevo, Last Clown on Earth:  Robin Strapp, British Theatre Guide


Review - Paco Pena, Flamencura, London:  Neil Norman, Stage


Reviews - Natalie Maria Clark, Old Tricks New Dogs, Auckland:

Raewyn Whyte, NZ Herald

Chloe Klein, NZ Theatreview

Brigitte Knight, NZ Theatre Scenes


Preview - Yukiyo Kawano & Meshi Chavez, Suspended Moment, Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, nOregon Arts Watch


Preview Feature - Louisville Ballet, Lady Lear:  Eli Keel, Leo Weekly

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Links – Friday August 11, 2017


Reviews - Mariinsky Ballet, Contrasts, London:

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Debra Craine, The Times

Neil Norman, The Stage


Photo gallery - Mariinsky Ballet, La Bayadère: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, Flamencura, London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Feature - Ballet’s inclusive future: Trina Mannino, Vice


Feature - Leeds, at the forefront of contemporary dance (in the UK): Claire Schofield, iNews


Feature - Lil Buck choreographs for Martha Graham Company at Vail: Tricia Swenson, Vail Today


Feature - Random International & Wayne McGregor, +/- Human, London: Alice French, TimeOut London


News - Pam Tanowitz wins Baryshnikov Arts Center prize: Joshua Barone, New York Times


Review - Loughborough Festival Opera, Orfeo ed Euridice, London: Sam Smith, MusicOMH


Feature - Matilda, film about Matilda Kshesinskaya and the last czar, cleared by Russian culture ministry: Shaun Walker, The Guardian


Interview - Joe Garbett about Doubles in which dance and ping pong meld: Londondance


Film review - Step: Kevin Maher, The Times


News - Miami City Ballet at NY’s Fall for Dance Festival (October): Broadway World


Preview - D Street Dance Bash, Boston: Brett Milano, Boston Herald



Edinburgh Festivals' reviews:


JSLN Dance Company, Mojo in Motion: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


James Wilton, Leviathan: Donald Hutera, The Times


Chicos Mambo, Tutu: Dance in All Its Glory: Lucy Ribchester, The List


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Links – Saturday August 12, 2017


Review - Mariinsky BalletLa Bayadère, London: Mark Monahan, The Telegraph


Review - Mariinsky BalletCarmen SuiteInfraPaquita Grand pas, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Reviews - Tero SaarinenMorphed, London: 

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Features - Random International & Wayne McGregor+/- Human, London: 

Caroline Roux, Financial Times

Rachel Lewis, Time


Profile - Misty Copeland: Jane Albert, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - Emily JohnsonThen a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing At Stars, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Queensland BalletLa Fille mal gardée (Marc Ribaud), Brisbane: Michelle Potter, … on dancing


Interview - Robert Binet, choreographer talks about gender roles: Katie O’Connor, TVO


Preview - Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Interview - Mikah Smillie, Artistic Director of National Youth Ballet: Samantha Whitaker, Londondance


News - Dance in NYC this week: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


News - Next week’s dance (UK): Judith Mackrell, The Guardian



Edinburgh Festival reviews:


Pangcah Dance Theatre038 / Joan ClevilléNorth / James WiltonLeviathan: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Pangcah Dance Theatre038: Claire Sawers, The List


Lenka Vagnerova, Gossip: Anna Winter, The Stage


Caroline BowditchSnigel and Friends: Thom Dibdin, The List


Sigma / Un Poyo Rojo / Djuki Mala: Mary Brennan, The Herald


AracaladanzaVuelos: Mary Brennan, The Herald


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