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Links – Sunday June 24, 2018


Review - Semperoper Ballett, All Forsythe, London: Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville programme, Jacob’s Pillow: Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes


Feature - Royal Danish Ballet, not spreading the message?: Eva Kistrup, Copenhagen Report


Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Kin, Embrace, In the Upper Room, London: David Dougill, Sunday Times (scroll right down)


Reviews - AϕE, Whist, a VR dance-theatre work, London:

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Ka Bradley, Exeunt


Feature - Australian Ballet, David McAllister's production of The Sleeping Beauty: Sunday Mail


Feature - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui writes about his Jagged Little Pill: Broadway World


Review - Clare Barron, Dance Nation, NY: Rachel Stone, Fjord Review


Review - Pacific Dance Festival / Rako Pasefika, Cloaks of Protection, Auckland: Enya Lowe, Theatreview



The Baltimore Sun, LA Times, Orlando Sentinel, NY Herald-Tribune remain inaccessible from Europe.

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Links – Monday June 25, 2018


Reviews - Semperoper Ballett, All Forsythe, London:

David Mead, SeeingDance

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express

John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard International


Review - Houston Ballet, Swan Lake, Houston: Natalie de la Garza, Houston Press


Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Divertimento no. 15, The Last Dance, Petit Mort, Sechs Tanze, Palmerston: Tania Kopytko, Theatreview


Feature/video - Wayne McGregor choreographs a fashion show for Cos, Florence: Sarah Maisey, The National


Review - Women/Create! A Festival of Dance, by Karole Armitage, Jennifer Muller, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Carolyn Dorfman, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Review - Sean Dorsey Dance, The Missing Generation, NY: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


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Links – Tuesday June 26, 2018


Reviews - Australian Ballet, Verve, Constant Variants, Filigree and Shadow, Melbourne:

Melinda Oliver, Daily Review

Andrew Fuhrmann, The Age


Reviews - Semperoper Ballett, All Forsythe, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Alexandra Desvignes, Bachtrack

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard


Review - Houston Ballet, Swan Lake, Houston: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Review - Leo Butler, Roxana Silbert & Rosie Kay, Woyzeck, Birmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Q & A - Paul Lightfoot, AD of Nederlands Dans Theater: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Video feature - Michaela DePrince, ballerina: Megan Decker, Refinery29


News - Deborah Bull, former Royal Ballet Principal, made a life peer: Georgia Snow, The Stage


Reviews - Paloma McGregor, Building a Better Fishtrap, NY:

Brian Seibert, New York Times

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Feature - Martha Graham Dance Company’s EVE Project: Peter Libbey, New York Times


Review - Ahil Ratnamohan, Mercenary, London: Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Review - Southpaw Dance Company, Icarus, London: Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian


Preview - Amy Seiwert’s Sketch 8, SF: Leslie Katz, San Francisco Examiner


Feature - Olivia Byers-Strauss, a dancer with Down’s syndrome: Guy Wathen, San Francisco Chronicle


And finally…


Marianela Nuñez and her 32 fouettés, Dance Spirit


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Links – Wednesday 27 June, 2018


Les Etés de la Danse, Tribute to Jerome Robbins, Paris:

Review - Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

New York City Ballet, Dances at a Gathering, A Suite of Dances

Joffrey Ballet, Interplay, Glass Pieces

Feature – Pacific Northwest Ballet prepares for the tour: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Reviews – Semperoper Ballett, All Forsythe, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub


Reviews – Pride Week for The Joyce, New York:

Sean Dorsey Dance, Madboots Dance, THEM: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Sean Dorsey Dance, The Missing Generation, New York: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Interview – Sarah Lane & Hee Seo, preparing for ABT’s Don QuixoteGia Kourlas, NY Times


News – American Ballet Theatre, Fall Season 2018: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Paz de la Jolla, The Man in Black, Cacti, Toronto: Denise Sum, Danceviewtimes

- News: Casting for Hamburg Visit: Staff, BWW Toronto


Review – Australian Ballet, Verve Triple Bill, Melbourne: Irina Kuzminsky, Dance Australia


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Dancing with Mozart, Auckland: Raewyn Whyte, NZ Herald

- News: RNZB – temporary HQ: Collette Devlin, Dominion Post


News - $5 million endowment for Joffrey Ballet: Yvonne Kim, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Platform 2018/De Quincey Co, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Legs on the Wall, Cat’s Cradle, Soft Prosthetics and Metal Gods, Sydney: Jill Sykes, SMH


Preview – Amy Seiwert/Imagery, Sketch 8, San Francisco: Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle


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Links – Thursday 28 June, 2018


Reviews – Nederlands Dans Theater 1, The Statement, Woke Up Blind, Shoot the Moon, Stop Motion, London:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Rachel Ward, Telegraph

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Donald Hutera, The Times

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (McKenzie), New York: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan), Birmingham:

David Mead, SeeingDance

Maria Cusine, Express & Star


Review – Houston Ballet, Swan Lake (Welch), Houston: Tarra Gaines, Culturemap Houston


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Paz de Jolla, Man in Black, Cacti, Toronto: Kallee Lins, Dance Current


Review – Australian Ballet, Verve Triple Bill, Melbourne: Nikki Spunde, Australian Stage


Report – Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Voices and Dancers, Music and Dance from the Court of Louis XIV, London: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


News – Two RNZB dancers to be compensated after complaints: Staff, Radio NZ


Review – Alexandra Bachzetsis & Others, Wear a Mask, Private Song, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Dalisa Pigram/Koen Augustijnen, Gudirr Gudirr, Sydney: Jill Sykes, SMH


Diary – Around Portland: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch


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Links – Friday 29 June, 2018


Review – Dutch National Ballet, Tristan + Isolde (Dawson), Amsterdam: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Reviews – Nederlands Dans Theater 1, The Statement, Woke Up Blind, Shoot the Moon, Stop Motion, London:

Anna Winter, The Stage

Vera Liber, BTG


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (McKenzie), New York: Barnett Serchuk, BWW


Review – Jacob’s Pillow 2018, Royal Danish Ballet & other Companies: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Blog Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan), Birmingham:

Julia, To the Pointe

Roger Clarke, Behind the arras


Diary – New York, This Week: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Interview – Jean Claude Billmaier and Nulla: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review


Review – Ishmael Houston-Jones, & Others, THEM, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc



A dance training device that imitates muscle memory: Gunseli Yalcinkaya, Dezeen

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Links – Saturday 30 June, 2018


Feature – Mark Morris on the relationship between Classical Music and Dance: Ben Finane, Playbill


News – Cathy Marston in Cuba, creating a Tempest-based ballet to honour Alicia Alonso: Staff, Prensa Latina


Review – Nederlands Dans Theater 1, The Statement, Woke Up Blind, Shoot the Moon, Stop Motion, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review – Ballet Festival at The Joyce, New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Dimensions Dance Theater of Miami, Light Rain, Stepping into Blue, Esferas, Juanita y Alicia

MovetheCompanyThe Masque of the Red Death


Feature – When rips, tears and falls kill a dancer’s career (or don’t): Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Feature – Ashley Bouder, Feminist Ballerina with a Mission: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Preview – Sharon Eyal & L-E-V Dance Company, Love Chapter 2, London: Peter Aspden, Financial Times


News – Promotions at American Ballet Theatre: Lauren Wingenroth, Dance Magazine


Gallery – Bolshoi Ballet Backstage: Alexandra Guzeva, RBTH


News – Marcelo Gomes to guest with Sarasota Ballet in New York: Marina Harss, NY Times


Video Interview – Li Cunxin, Mao’s Last Dancer: Jackson William, Herald Sun


Review – Amy Seiwert/Imagery, Sketch 8 Triple Bill, San Francisco: Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle



-  UK, This Week: Judith Mackrell, Guardian  (Scroll to end)

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We would not normally cover local dance schools …. but maybe just this once!

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