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Links – Sunday 29 April, 2018


San Francisco Ballet, Unbound 2018, San Francisco:

Review – Programs C and D: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Interview – Annabelle Lopez Ochoa on creating Guernica: Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs

Series Background: Claudia Bauer, Dance Magazine


Review – Viviana Durante Company, Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back In Time, London: David Dougill, Sunday Times


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Tarantella, The Leaves Are Falling, Bugaku, Marguerite and Armand, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune


Review – DeNada Dance Theatre, Toro: Beauty and the Bull, London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Calyx, Shadows, Windrush: Movement of the People, London: Vera Liber, BTG


Review – Alleyne Dance, A Night’s GameJames Finnemore, TERRA, London: Ka Bradley, Exeunt


Rehearsal – Carolina Ballet, Serenade, Four Last Songs, In the Gray, Raleigh, NC: Dawn Reno Langley, Triangle A&E


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Links – Monday 30 April, 2018


Reviews – Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, Sydney:

Valerie Lawson, DanceTabs

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Deborah Jones, The Australian

Jade Kops, BWW Australia


Review – Acosta Danza, 5-part mixed bill, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – New York Theater Ballet, Alston/Robbins Quad Bill, New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Chunky Move, Common Ground, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Reviews – BalletBoyzFourteen Days Mixed Bill, London:

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack

Jessica Wilson, SeeingDance

John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard



Los Angeles Area, Next Week: Matt CooperLA Times

Looking back at April: Michelle Potter, .... on dancing

New York, Next Weekend: Staff, NYC City Guide


Feature – The Red Shoes – 70th Anniversary, with Misty Copeland, Isabella Boylston and Tiler PeckGia Kourlas, Harper's Bazaar


Feature – Remembering 1968 – Dance: Merce Cunningham Company, RainForest: Judith Mackrell, Guardian  (Scroll down)


Gallery – National Ballet of China, Swan Lake, Beijing: Staff, XinhuaNet



And, Maypole sales are up as May Day celebrations come back into fashion: James Tapper, Observer

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Links – Tuesday 1 May, 2018


Reviews – Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, Sydney:

Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack

Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia


Review – Ballett Zürich, Faust, Zürich: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Reviews – New York City Ballet, Balanchine Programs, New York:

Concerto Barocco, Agon, Four Temperaments: Barnett Serchuk, BWW

Apollo, Le Tombeau de Couperin, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Symphony in 3 Movements: Sondra Forsyth, BWW


Reviews – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Calyx, Shadows, Windrush: Movement of the People, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack

Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

Zoë Anderson, Independent


Review – Wayne Parsons Dance, Meeting, Vestige, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs


Review – BalletBoyzFourteen Days Mixed Bill, London: Anna Winter, Exeunt


Review – DeNada Dance Theatre, Toro: Beauty and the Bull, London: Ka Bradley, Exeunt


Review – English National Ballet & School, My First Ballet – Swan Lake, Manchester: Richard Hall, Reviews Hub


Review – Ballet Revolución, Mixed Bill, Brisbane: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia


Review – Nick Mauss & Dancers, Transmissions, New York: Brittney Feit, Village Voice


Review – Megan Williams & Others, One Woman Show, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Preview – Karen Peterson and Dancers, Warmamas: A Performance, Miami: Cameron Basden, Miami Herald


Review – Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater, UPRISE 6-part bill, Portland: Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Artswatch


Review – Stephanie Lake Company, Replica, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Interview – Jack Ferver on Everything is Imaginable: Ivan Talijancic, Brooklyn Rail


Report – Mariana Valencia, Covers, Singles, Shout Outs: Mike Stinavage, Brooklyn Rail


Review – Jane Comfort & Company, Mixed Bill, New York: Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail


Report – Reid & Harriett, New Approaches to Production Design, New York: Caroline Stinger, Brooklyn Rail

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Links – Wednesday 2 May, 2018


Features – New York City Ballet, Robbins 100 – Something to Dance About,  New York:

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Charles Isherwood, Playbill


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Unbound 2018, Progs C and D, San Francisco: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review – DeNada Dance Theatre, Toro: Beauty and the Bull, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Preview – San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, 2018: Janos Gereben, SF Classical Voice


Report – Sarah Michelson, May 2018 /\, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, Art in Response, Chicago: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune


Feature – Choreographer Stephen Shropshire: Dionne Christian, NZ Herald

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Links - Thursday 03 May, 2018



Review - San Francisco Ballet, Unbound Festival (Programmes C & D), San Francisco:  Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Feature - Jerome Robbins in 124 costumes & 30 minutes:  Joshua Barone, NY Times


Feature - Jerome Robbins’ Dybbuk:  Brian Schaeffer, Tablet


Review - Sarasota Ballet, Tarantella, The Leaves are Fading, Bugaku, Marguerite and Armand, Sarasota:  Anna Dearing, Sarasota Observer


Review - Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, Sydney:  Jo Litson, Limelight


News - Royal Danish Ballet, 2018/19 season:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Review - Northern Ballet, The Little Mermaid, Leicester:  Sally Jack, British Theatre Guide


Feature - Myles Thatcher, San Francisco Ballet:  David Grant, Queerty


Review - DeNada Dance Theatre, TORO: Beauty and the Bull, London:  Rachel Elderkin, Stage


Review - Charlotte Edmonds/Royal Ballet, Piggy in the Middle/Sink or Swim, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Sutra, Boston:  Merli V Guerra, Fjord Review


Feature - Emily Molnar, AD Ballet BC:  Janet Smith, Straight


Review - Stephanie Lake Company, Replica, Melbourne:  Gracia Harby, Fjord Review


Feature - Jean Grand-Maître (AD Alberta Ballet) discusses his music selections for All of Us:  Jon Roe, Calgary Herald

Video Feature:  CBC


Review - Chunky Move, Common Ground, Melbourne:  Stephanie Glickman, Herald Sun


Review - National Dance Institute’s 42nd Gala, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Preview - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, West Side Story Suite, In the Night, Fancy Free, Pittsburgh:  Steve Sucato, PG City Paper

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Links - Friday 04 May, 2018



Reviews - San Francisco Ballet, Unbound Festival, San Francisco,

Works by Pita, Marston Wheeldon & Dawson:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Programmes B, C, D:  Rachel Howard, Fjord Review


Feature - Liam Scarlett on remaking Swan Lake for The Royal Ballet:  Debra Craine, Times


Review - English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), Dublin:  Christie Seaver, Irish Times


Review - Scottish Ballet, Highland Fling, Lerwick:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - Phoenix Dance Theatre, Windrush, Calyx, Shadow, London:  Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Interview - Matthew Bourne:  Freya Parr, Classical Music


News Feature - BBC celebrates UK dance in season of new programmes on BBC4:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Gallery - Amazing Grace: 45 Years of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre:  Various photographers, Guardian


Feature - Celebrating the life of Johaar Mosaval at 90:  Leila Dougan, Daily Maverick



10 dance performances to see in NYC this weekend:  Staff, NY Times

Weekly London Dance Guide: Staff, London Dance


Review - A.I.M (Kyle Abraham), mixed programme, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Company Chameleon, Imprint, Trip, Rites, London:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance


Review - New York Theatre Ballet, The Alice-In-Wonderland Follies, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


Q&A - Jack Ferver:  Ivan Talijancic, Brooklyn Rail


Feature - Charles Atlas: The ‘guy with the camera’ who loves dance:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Jane Comfort and Company, 40th Anniversary Retrospective, New York:  Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail


Review - American Repertory Ballet, Generations: Influences from the Modern Age, Princeton:  Staff, New Jersey Stage


Feature - Nancy Davis, AD Portland Ballet (and Portland what’s on):  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch


Review - Maria Valencia, Covers, Singles, Shout Outs, New York:  Michael Stinavage, Brooklyn Rail


Preview Feature - Artifact Dance Project, New Moves, Tuscon:  Margaret Began, Tuscon Weekly


Review - Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung, This is White Dresses, Two Duets, Something About Night, New York:  Caroline Stinger, Brooklyn Rail


Review - Boston Children’s Chorus & Movement Art, Have You Seen Me, Boston:  Mary Paula Hunter, Arts Fuse


Reviews - The Tap Pack, London:

Donald Hutera, Times

Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub

Anna Winter, Stage


Review - Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris, Washington:  John Harding, DC Metro Theater Arts

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Links - Saturday 05 May, 2018



Reviews - New York City Ballet, Robbins 100 Celebration Spring Gala, New York:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Lieba Nesis, Jewish Voice


Feature - Royal Ballet, how Swan Lake got its tutus back:  Louise Levene, FT


Feature - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Life after Pina includes new works:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Screening Review - Royal Ballet, Manon, worldwide:  Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International


News - Andreas Kaas promoted to principal dancer at Royal Danish Ballet:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Feature - Misty Copeland:  Cory Stieg, Refinery29


Alberta Ballet, All of Us,

Review - Calgary;  Stephan Bonfield, Calgary Herald

Preview - Edmonton:  Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal


Feature - Five literary ballets to book ahead for:  Staff, Spectator


Preview - Dublin Dance Festival, Dublin:  Michael Seaver, Irish Times



Three of the best dance shows:, London & Brighton:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian (scroll down)

Dance Picks, San Francisco:  Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle


Review - Tulsa Ballet, Glass Pieces, Rassamblement, The Green Table, Tulsa:  James D Watts Jr, Tulsa World


Review - A Prelude to The Shed:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Review - The Tap Pack:  Jessica Wilson, Seeing Dance

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