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Links – Sunday August 13, 2017


Reviews - Mariinsky Ballet, London

La Bayadère: Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

La Bayadère, Contrasts: Sarah Crompton, The Observer

Anna KareninaContrasts: David Dougill, Sunday Times


Review - Wayne McGregor & Random International+/- Human, London: Vanessa Keys, The Telegraph


Feature - Wayne McGregor & Random International+/- Human: Bryony Stone, It’s Nice That


Review - Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company, London: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Tero SaarinenMorphed, London: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Feature - El-Funoun, Palestinian dance company: Wendy Perron


Feature - Christine Dakin, dancer, teacher, choreographer: Marina Kennedy, Broadway World


Film Review - Step: Wendy Ide, The Observer



Edinburgh Festival reviews:


Maria PagésYo, Carmen

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Mary Brennan, The Herald


Kally Lloyd-Jones, Lady Macbeth: Unsex Me Here: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


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Links – Monday August 14, 2017


Review - Mariinsky BalletLa Bayadère, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


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

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Imogen Cooper, The Panoptic


Review - Queensland BalletLa Fille mal gardée (Marc Ribaud), Brisbane: Elise Lawrence, Limelight


Feature - Australian dance in the 1950s: Michelle Potter, … on dancing


News - The week in dance, LA: Matt Cooper, Los Angeles Times



Edinburgh Festival reviews:


201 Dance CompanySkin: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


AracaladanzaVuelos: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Marí PagésYo, Carmen: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Feathers of DaedalusCoppelia: Anna Winter, The Stage


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Links – Tuesday August 15, 2017


Review - Mariinsky Ballet, La Bayadère, London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


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

Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Erin Whitcroft, Bachtrack

Ka Bradley, Exeunt Magazine

Siobhan Murphy, TimeOut London

Neil Norman, The Stage


Review - Ballet Hispánico / denby/Donovan Projects, Jacob’s Pillow: Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes


Review - Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet, LA: Jeff Slayton, SeeDance


News - Boston Ballet’s new dancers, promotions: Broadway World


Feature - SLiDE Dance at U. Dance 2017: Gemma Coldicott, Croyden Citizen


Video - Ten thousand Indonesian men break national Saman dance record: The Telegraph



Edinburgh Festival reviews & more:


Marí Pagés, Yo, Carmen:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Kelly Apter, The Scotsman


201 Dance Company, Skin: Lucy Ribchester, The List


JSLN Dance Company, Virtuosity: Claire Sawyers, The List


420PEOPLE, Wind-Up:

Donald Hutera, The List

David Mead, SeeingDance


Un Poyo Rojo: Rosemary Waugh, Exeunt Magazine


Feathers of Daedalus, Coppélia: David Mead, SeeingDance


Preview - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Rain: Kelly Apter, The List


Preview - David Cazalet, Requiem for Aleppo: Amelia Gentleman, The Guardian


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Links – Wednesday 16 August, 2017


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, La Bayadère, London: Rachel Elderkin, The Stage


Gemma Bond & American Ballet Theatre Dancers:

- Review: Then and Again, The Giving, Impressions, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

- Preview: eight/twenty-one/seventeen, Sun Valley: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

--- Includes an interview with Isabella Boylston


Feature – Chicago’s Dance for Life seeks new directions: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune


Review – Wayne McGregor & Random International, +/- Human, London: Staff, Londondance


News – Boston Ballet’s 2017-18 Personnel: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Preview – Dance: Made in Canada, Ottawa: Michael Crabb, The Star


News – Misty Copeland to guest as Aurora with Australian Ballet: Staff, Dance Australia


Review – Victoria State Ballet, Cinderella, Melbourne: Susan Bendall, Dance Australia


Review – DanceBourneGodai Mixed Bill, Melbourne: Susan Bendall, Dance Australia



Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe:


Review – AracaladanzaVuelos: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Preview – Boy Blue Entertainment, Blak Whyte Gray: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Velocity, Rising: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Sun Son Theatre, Heart of Darkness: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review – Joan Cleville & Others, The North: Anna Winter, The Stage


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Links – Thursday 17 August, 2017


Reviews – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Ventriglia), Wellington:

Jack Yan, Lucire

Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

- Long Radio Feature - Deirdre Tarrant, Radio NZ


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, La Bayadère, Contrasts, London: Louise Levene, Spectator


Reviews – Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance, New York:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Q&A – Erna Ómarsdóttir, Iceland Dance Company Director: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Diary – Around New York: Martha Sherman, dancelog.nyc


Feature – Classical Indian dance connecting with a US-born generation: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Preview – Alyssandra Katherine Dance Project, Brace Forward, San Francisco: Brandon Yu, SF Chronicle



Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe:


Feature – What it’s like to be part of Nederlands Dans Theater: Kelly Apter, The List


Review – Maria Pagés, Yo, CarmenKirsty Morgan, Bachtrack


Review – Taiwan Season, 5 Shows: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Rachael Young & Dwayne Antony, Out: Anna Winter, The Stage


Review – Vanessa Cook Dance, Creature: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – 201 Dance Company, Skin:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Blue Boy Entertainment, Blak, Whyte, Gray: Mary Brennan, Herald

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Links – Friday 18 August, 2017


Reviews – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Ventriglia), Wellington:

Deirdre Tarrant, Theatreview

John Daly-Peoples, National Business Review


Review – Amy Seiwert/Imagery, Wandering, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


Feature – “Nureyev” and Russian Culture Wars: The Economist


Feature – Australian Ballet: Amber Scott prepares for Wheeldon’s Alice: Catherine Lambert, Herald Sun


News – Ballet Nacional de Cuba coming to Tampa: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review – Julie Cunningham and dancers, Brutal, Your Ten Thousand Eyes, London: Debra Craine, The Times


Preview – Ragnar Kjartansson/Iceland Dance Company, No Tomorrow, London: Ben Luke, Evening Standard


Diary – New York This Week: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Dropshift Dance, The Remains, Chicago: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune


Speaking in Dance – The Body, a Percussive Instrument: Gia Kourlas, NY Times



Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe:


Preview – Scottish Dance Theatre, TuTu Mucky: John Preece, Edinburgh Reporter


Review – Alfonso Baron& Luciano Rosso, Un Poyo Rojo: Domald Hutera, The List


Review – Protein Dance, Border Tales: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Boy Blue Entertainment, Blak Whyte Gray: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review – Oona Doherty, Hope Hunt and the Ascension into Lazarus: Donald Hutera, The Times



And if you have 7 minutes to spare, there’s this: Seattle Times



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Links – Saturday 19 August, 2017


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Ventriglia), Wellington: Deborah Jones, FollowSpot


Preview – Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teac Damsa, Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, Sydney: Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Mophato Dance Theatre, Pula (Rain), New York: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Feature – Will Adams and BuildaBEAST, Pomona, CA: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Preview – Maira Kalman/John Heginbotham, The Principles of Uncertainty, Jacob’s Pillow: Jack Anderson, NY Times


Preview – Royal Ballet of Cambodia, Les Etoiles du Ballet, Hong Kong: Kate Whitehead, SCMP


Feature – The Royal Ballet’s Emma Maguire & the next Leeds Gala: Margarette Driscoll, Mail Online



Edinburgh & London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Portland Area: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch


Feature –Tracks, Darwin’s Dance Company: Ben Neutze, Daily Review



Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe:


Review – Seeta Patel & Others, Sigma: Chloe St George, Reviews Hub


Review – Boy Blue Entertainment, Blak Whyte Gray: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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