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Links – Sunday 28 January, 2018


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Giselle, London:

David Dougill, Sunday Times

Luke Jennings, Observer


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco

Sleeping Beauty: Toba Singer, Culture Vulture

Gala Performance: Toba Singer, Culture Vulture


Review – Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, The Taming of the Shrew, Monte Carlo: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Interview – Delia Matthews, Birmingham Royal Ballet: Julia Dixon, To The Pointe


News – Allegations within English National Ballet: Boer Deng, David Sanderson: The Times   (and elsewhere)


News – Latest developments at Royal New Zealand Ballet: Ruby MacAndrew, Dominion Post


Review – LA Dance Project, Closer, Hearts & Arrows, Sarabande, San Francisco: David E. Moreno, Culture Vulture


Review – Chunky Move, Accumulation, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Review – Scottish Dance Theatre & Stellar Quines, The Lover, Edinburgh: Stephanie Green, Reviews Hub


Interview – Michael Clark: Richard Jinman, The Age


Preview – Colette Sadler/Scottish Dance Theatre, RITUALIA/TuTuMucky, Dundee & Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The List


Resolution 2018: Siobhan Murphy & Daisy Moorcroft, The Place

Malcolm Sutherland, Lost for Words

Elisabeth Schilling,  SIXFOLD

Edit Domoszlai, Angels


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Little Waltzes, Troy Game, Airs, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune


Review – Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Quad Bill, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune


Review – Grupo Corpo, Suite Branca, Danca Sinfonica, Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


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Links – Monday 29 January, 2018


Review – New York City Ballet, Balanchine 1 & 2, 21st Century Choreographers, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Kristin Damrow & Company, EAMES, San Francisco: Heather Desaulniers, DanceTabs


Interview – Danielle Rowe, Choreographer: Toba Singer, Culture Vulture


Diary – Los Angeles, This Week: Matt Cooper, LA Times


Review – Kei Takei’s Moving Earth Orient Sphere, Light, Part 44, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Resolution 2018: Carmel Smith & Emma Boxall, The Place

Watts Dance, Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

Grov Productions, Her past in their present now

Duwayne Taylor, It’s Time to Speak


News – Ailey II back in New York in March: Olivia Clement, Playbill Arts

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Links – Tuesday 30 January, 2018


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, San Francisco:

Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs

Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review – Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Bella Figura, Aleatorio, Saint-Quentin en Yvelines: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Feature – Mark Morris Dance Group: Nancy G. Heller, Philadelphia Inquirer


Review – Gauthier Dance, Nijinsky, Berlin: Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack


Review – LA Dance Project, Murder Ballades, Second Quartet, Hearts & Arrows, Stanford: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


News – Petronio Residency names its first choreographers: Joshua Barone, NY Times


Review – Malpaso Dance Company, Indomitable Waltz, Ocaso, Face the Torrent, New York: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


News – Arts Council asks ENB about recent allegations: David Sanderson, Boer Deng, The Times


Resolution 2018, London, 23 January: Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

Lydia Touliatou, Assemblies

Yanaëlle Thiran, Swapping Shadows

Hinged Dance Co, Flowers in December


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Links – Wednesday 31 January, 2018


Feature – George Balanchine’s Square DanceAlastair Macaulay, NY Times


News – Paris Opera & Opera Ballet 2018-19 Season: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Reviews – New York City Ballet, New York:

- Apollo, Mozartiana, Cortège Hongrois: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

Divertimento No 15, Four Temperaments, Chaconne: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Interview – Arcell Cabuag & Ronald K. Brown, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


News – SFB’s Yuan Yuan Tan to receive civic award: Leah Garchik, SF Chronicle


Diary – New York, This Week: Martha Sherman, dancelog.nyc


Theatre Previews – Mikhail Baryshnikov, Brodsky/Baryshnikov, Chicago:

Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune  (+ Diary items)

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Michael Clark Company, to a simple rock’n’roll ,,, song, Sydney: Jill Sykes, The Age

Michael Clark Feature: Jane Albert, Broadsheet Sydney


Video – Peter DiMuro, Boston Museum Choreographer-in-residence: Staff, Boston Herald


News – Kiwis in Antactica – a new slant on ice dance? Dionne Christian, NZ Herald



And the week’s big news – BBC drops Brendan from Strictly 2018Nadia Khomani, Guardian  (and elsewhere)


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Links – Thursday 1 February, 2018


Review – San Francisco Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, San Francisco: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review – New York City Ballet, 21st Century Choreographers Quad Bill, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Ratmansky, Robbins, Millepied, Wheeldon, Washington DC: Lisa Traiger, DC Metro


Preview – Joffrey Ballet, Modern Masters Quad Bill, Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Compagnie Hervé Koubi, What the day owes the night, New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


News – Arts Council England and ENB have met: Georgia Snow, The Stage


News – ABT dancers reach tentative contract agreement: Michael Cooper, NY Times


Review – Michael Clark Company, To a simple rock’n’roll … song, Sydney: Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack


Feature – Camille A. Brown, a storytelling choreographer who listens to her audience: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Miami City Ballet, Jerome Robbins Celebration, Palm Beach: Jan Sjostrom, PalmBeachPost


Preview – American Repertory Ballet, Pride and Prejudice, Philadelphia: Staff, New Jersey Stage


Feature – Pivot: Dance Development at The Place: Maddy Costa, Exeunt


Resolution 2018, London, 30 January: Natasha Tripney & Emma Iskowitz, The Place

Gareth Mitchell & Tara D’Arquian, Orphan Realms

Imbeciles Dance Theatre, One Eye Open

Local Tourist, Fragmenty


Review – Bond Creatives, Djuki Mala, Perth: Claire Condry, Australian Stage


Review – COIL Festival/ Dean Moss, Petra, New York: Martha Sherman, dancelog.nyc


Preview – Skinner/Kirk Dance Company, Triple Bill, Portland: Heather Wisner, Oregon Artswatch


Feature – Changes in technique and tutu development: Michelle Potter, .... on dancing

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Links - Friday 02 February, 2018



Review - New York City Ballet, Apollo, Mozartiana, Cortege Hongrois, New York:  Marsha Volgyi, Broadway World


Review - American Ballet Theatre, I feel the Earth move, Serenade after Plato's Symposium, Other Dances, Washington:  Hannah Landsberger, Broadway World


Reviews - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Southampton: 

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

Anna Winter, Stage


News - Sadler's Wells marks anniversary with 20 high-profile commissions:  James Pickford, FT


Review - Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Cinderella, Plymouth:  Joan Phillips, Reviews Hub


Review – Michael Clark Company, to a simple rock’n’roll ,,, song, Sydney:  Jo Litson, Limelight


Diary - Dance in NYC this week:  Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Preview - Joffrey Ballet, Modern Masters, Chicago:  Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review - Christian Lollike & Tim Matiakis, The Vampire Revolution, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Review - David Thomson, he his own mythical beast, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Video Feature - Corey Baker & Madeline Graham (RNZB) on dancing in Antarctica to highlight climate change:  Lisa Davies, tvnz


Preview - Colorado Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Deane), Denver:  Mark Jaffe, Denver Post


Preview - Ballet West, Cinderella, Salt Lake City:  Heather Hayes, Deseret News


Play Reviews - Terence McNally, Fire and Air (about Diaghilev), New York:

Michael Feingold, Village Voice

Jesse Green, NY Times

Tim Teeman, Daily Beast



Resolution 2018, The Place, London:


Review - 31 January:  Siobhan Murphy & Francesca Marotto, The Place

Ania Straczynska, Grains

Mapped Dance Theatre, Same sheet, different day

Amy Foskett Dance, To the Flame the Moth Said


Gallery - Watts Dance, Lather. Rinse. Repeat.:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Gallery - Ania Straczynska, Grains:  Lidia Crisafulli, DanceTabs


And finally…

Feature - Camilla shows off her ballet moves:  Staff, Express

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Links - Saturday 03 February, 2018



Reviews - New York City Ballet, dance odyssey, The Red Violin, Russian Seasons, New York:

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Whipped Cream, Washington:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Sadler's Wells Summer & Autumn Seasons 2018

Blog Feature - Sadler's Wells new season is investing in talent:  Sarah Crompton, What's On Stage

Featurette - Gormley dance show uses three tonnes of clay:  Guardian via AP


Feature - Jaques D'Amboise: Apollo at 83:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Cinderella, Plymouth:  Karen Bussell, British Theatre Guide


Review - Compagnie Herve Koubi, What the Day owes the Night, New York:  Marina Harss, New Yorker


Review – Michael Clark Company, To a simple rock’n’roll … song, Sydney:  Deborah Jones, Follow Spot


Review - Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Swan Lake Act 2, Paquita, The Dying Swan, Patterns in Space, Santa Fe:  Michael Wade Simpson, Santa Fe New Mexican


News - Vail Dance Fest to celebrate its 30th anniversary:  Roslyn Sulcasm NY Times


Review - David Thomson, he his own mythical beast, New York: Elizabeth Zimmer, Village Voice


Reviews - Jakop Ahlbom, Lebensraum, London:

Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

Neil Norman, Stage


Review - Toneelhuis/FC Bergman, 300 el x 50 el x 30 el, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance 


Preview - Scottish Dance Theatre, TuTu Mucky, RITUALIA, Dundee:  Gillian Lord, Courier


Review - Charlotte Ballet, Innovative Works, Charlotte:  Penny Tannenbaum, Broadway World


Review - Mina Nishimura, Bladder Inn (And X, Y, Z, W), New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Play Reviews - Terence McNally, Fire and Air (about Diaghilev), New York: 

Max McGuiness, FT

Joan Acocella, New Yorker



Resolution 2018, The Place, London:


Review - 01 February:  Natalie Russett & Teresa Guerreiro, The Place

180 degrees, Kinetic Being

Irene Cioni, Standing up

Simple Dance Company, Keep Digging

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