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Links – Sunday 13 May, 2018


Feature – Boston Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty (Petipa/Ashton), Boston: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Memoir – David Hallberg: “A Body of Work – Dancing to the Edge and Back.”  CBS News Staff, WDEF.Com


Review – Australian Ballet, The Merry Widow, Sydney: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Review – Limón Dance Company, The Unsung, The Body Is a House Without Walls, Querida Herida, Missa Brevis, New York: Elizabeth Zimmer, Village Voice


Review – Mark Morris Dance Company, PepperlandSanta Barbara: Mark Swed, LA Times


Review – Korea National Contemporary Dance Company, Immixture, London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – Scottish Dance Theatre, ACT Mixed Bill, Dundee: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Evolving/Revolving Mixed Bill, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune


Review – Chicago Moving Company, The TransPennine, Suns: She-Wisdom, Eyes, Approaching 9, Chicago: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune


Review – Carousel (Choreo: Peck), New York: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes


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Links – Monday 14 May, 2018


Review – New York City Ballet, Robbins Bill #2, Tribute to Robbins, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – National Dance Company of WalesFolk, Atalaÿ, Tundra, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – Ballet BC, Beginning After, when you left, Bill, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Interview – Alexander Ekman & T M Rives on dance and film: Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs


Feature – Carolina Ballet, preparing backstage for Sleeping Beauty: Linda Haac, News & Observer


Gallery – Hong Kong Ballet, Company Ad Campaign: Katy Cowan, Creative Boom  (and elsewhere)



- This week around LA: Matt CooperLA Times

Bay Area This Week: Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle


Review – Footnote Dance & Others: Search Engine, Invercargill: Alana Dixon-Calder, Theatreview


Exhibition Preview – Mao’s Last Dancer: A Portrait of Li Cunxin, Melbourne: Staff, Dance Australia


Review – MAYFEST/Caroline Bowditch, The Nature of Why, Bristol: Leah Tozer, Reviews Hub

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Links – Tuesday 15 May, 2018


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Unbound 2018 Series, San Francisco: Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk


Review – Boston Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty (Petipa/Ashton), Boston: Jenifer Sarver, Bachtrack


Review – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, Formosa, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Preview – Australian Ballet, Verve – a contemporary triple bill, Melbourne: Staff, BWW Sydney


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Jewels, Philadelphia: Hilary Stroh, Bachtrack


Reviews – Julie Cunningham & Company, Crave, London:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

Anna Winter, The Stage

Vera Liber, BTG

Maria Iu, Exeunt


Preview – West Australia Ballet, La Sylphide, Perth: Unattributed, West Australian


Preview – Ballet Hispánico, Línea Recta, Con Brazos Abiertos, 3. Catorce Dieciséis, Portland: Heather Wisner, Oregon Artswatch


Preview – Sydney Dance Company, ab{Intra}, Sydney: Neha Kale, Sydney Morning Herald


News – National Ballet of Cuba taking Giselle to Saratoga: Staff, Chronogram


Report - Not for the easily-shocked, a Rite with a very muddy difference:

Florence Peake & Dancers, RITE: on this pliant body we slip our WOW! Bexhill-on-Sea: Louisa Buck, The Art Newspaper


Self-explanatory: NY Times


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Links – Wednesday 16 May, 2018


Review – Royal Danish Ballet, The Queen of Spades (Scarlett), Copenhagen: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Feature – Alexei Ratmansky’s Firebird for American Ballet Theatre – and comparators: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – ABT’s Windfall for Women Choreographers: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Opinion – Tap “used as a sparkly outfit, and as a symbol of Broadway’s past”: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Boston Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Boston: Marcia B Siegel, Arts Fuse


Review – Julie Cunningham & Company, Crave, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Review – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, Formosa, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Jewels, Philadelphia: Eri Yoneda, Phindie


Reviews – Sydney Dance Company, ab[Intra], Sydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Martin Portus, Daily Review


News – Watch Sleeping Beauty with a conference call commentary, San Jose: Sal Pizarro, Mercury News


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Links – Thursday 17 May, 2018


Reviews – Northern Ballet, Jane Eyre (Marston), London:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

Selina Begum, The Upcoming


Feature – How Jerome Robbins shaped Ballet and Broadway: Deborah Jowitt, Playbill


Feature – Isabella Boylston, Principal, American Ballet Theatre: Charles Isherwood, NY Observer


Interview – Melissa Hamilton, First soloist, Royal Ballet: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Feature – Kim Brandstrup, making Life Is A Dream for Rambert: Debra Craine, The Times


Feature – New York City Center: 75th Anniversary Plans: Joshua Barone, NY Times


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Jewels, Philadelphia: Barney Serchuk, BWW


Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Cinderella, Sheffield:

Ruth Jepson, Reviews Hub

Velda Harris, BTG


Review – Sydney Dance Company, ab[Intra], Sydney: James Banham, The F


Review – Flamenco Viva Carlota Santana, Mujeres Valientes, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Feature – Beyond Firebird, Stravinsky changed the rules: Chris Gray, Houston Chronicle


Feature – Why the pregnant pause?  Women in performing arts face baby barriers: Erica Eisen, Guardian


To end, some pieces with a certain connection:


Review – VamosA Brave Face, Doncaster: Janet Jepson, Reviews Hub


A Preview, and more – Colin: Theresa Vargas, Washington Post


Moving Beyond the Battlefield: John Schneider, Shepherd Express

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Links - Friday 18 May, 2018



Review - New York City Ballet, Robbins 100: Antique Epigraphs, Afternoon of a Faun, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Giselle, New York:  Carol Pardo, Danceview Times


Reviews - Will Tuckett/Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London:

Louise Levene, FT

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Neil Norman, Stage

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Emma Byrne, Standard

Selina Begum, The Upcoming

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Reviews - Northern Ballet, Jane Eyre, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Gerard Davis, Dancing Review


Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Vertical Road, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Feature Preview - Wayne McGregor’s Afterite for American Ballet Theatre:  James Sutton, Playbill


Diaries - 9 dance performances to see in NYC this weekend:  Staff, NY Times

15 Summer Dance Festivals, Saratoga to Vail:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

Dance picks for 20th May, San Francisco:  Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle


Review - Scottish Dance Theatre, Velvet Petal, Bristol:  Leah Tozer, Reviews Hub


Review - Sydney Dance Company, ab(Intra), Sydney:  Jo Litson, Limelight


Feature - Lia Cirio, Boston Ballet:  Hayley Glatter, Boston Magazine


Review - Milka Djordjevich, Anthem, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature - How to convey dance to those without sight:  Serena Soloman, NY Times


Feature - Amy Leona Havin, choreographer:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch


Preview - Dan-su Series 3: on tour in Japan:  Nobuko Tanaka, Japan Times

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Links - Saturday 19 May, 2018



Reviews - Royal Ballet, Swan Lake, London:

Louise Levene, FT

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Debra Craine, Times

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

Neil Norman, Stage

Mark Ronan, Blog

Gallery - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - New York City Ballet, Robbins 100: In G Major, Afternoon of a Faun, Antique Epigraphs, The Concert, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Giselle, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Review - Will Tuckett/Royal Ballet, Elizabeth, London:  Debra Craine, Times


Feature/Preview - Wayne McGregor’s AfteRite for American Ballet Theatre:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Q&A - Natalia Osipova & David Hallberg:  Jane Gayduk, Interview Magazine


News - Paul Taylor chooses a successor:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature - Michelle Dorrance, Making a noise at the ballet:  Marina Harss, New Yorker


Preview - Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Don Quixote, Chicago:  Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun Times


Review - Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Star Dust, Seattle:  Alice Kaderlan, Seattle PI


Review - Ballet Arizona, Eroica, Phoenix:  Lynn Trimble, Phoenix New Times


Review - Footnote Dance Company, Search Engine, Dunedin:  Hannah Molloy, NZ Theatreview


Review - Carolina Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Raleigh:  Dawn Reno Langley, Triangle


Review - Dublin Dance Festival, Dublin:  Róisín O’Brien, Seeing Dance


News - New ballet conducting fellowship announced in London and Birmingham:  Sarah Kirkup, Gramophone

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