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Links – Sunday September 16, 2018


Review - Natalia Osipova, Pure Dance, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Reviews - The Trocks, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

David Dougill, The Sunday Times


Review - Wynton Marsalis & Damien Woetzel, Spaces, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature - Ballet and opera extend their reach to children: Rosie Millard, Sunday Times


News - NYCB fires Amar Ramasar & Zachary Catazaro: Michael Cooper & Robin Pogrebin, New York Times


Feature - Tamara Rojo describes 'mid-life crisis': Jamie Johnson, The Telegraph


Review - Boy Blue, Blak Whyte Gray, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs


Feature - Carrie Rae Cunningham, AD of Auckland’s Tempo Dance Festival: Dionne Christian, New Zealand Herald


Review - Jefta van Dinther, Dark Field Analysis, London: John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard


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Links - Monday 17 September, 2018



Obituary (letter) - Paul Taylor:  Bill Harpe, Guardian



Review - The Trocks, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


Review - La Scala Ballet Theatre, Giselle, Macau:  Kevin Ng, Asia Times


Feature - Begoña Cao (English National Ballet) in the closet:  Tricia Welch, Express


Review - Queensland Ballet, Cinderella, Brisbane:  Elise Lawrence, Limelight


Review - Merce Cunningham Residency, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Review - Jefta van Dinther, Dark Field Analysis, London:  Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub


Preview - Luminarium Dance, Hiveland, Cambridge:  Janine Parker, Arts Fuse


Feature - Ballet Philippines, Carmina Burana, Manila:  Pristine L de Leon, Philippines Star


Background reading:  Spartacus:  the rise and rise of an unlikely hero:  Alastair Blanchard, The Conversation

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Links - Tuesday 18 September, 2018



Reviews - Natalia Osipova, with partners, Pure Dance, London:

Debra Craine, Times

Jeffrey Taylor, Express

John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard International


Review - The Trocks, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Feature - Robert Fairchild:  Beryl Brunner, Forbes


Audio Preview - Fall (Autumn) Dance in New York:  Marina Harss, WNYC


Review - Hong Kong Ballet, Hong Kong Cool, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post


Feature - Amy Seiwert, new AD of Sacramento Ballet:  Marcus Crowder, Sactown Magazine


News - Seven new dancers at the Joffrey in Chicago:  Miriam di Nunzio, Chicago Sun Times


Review - Jefta van Dinther, Dark Field Analysis, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance


Review - National Ballet Company of Portugal, Fifteen dancers and changeable tempo, Luxembourg:  David Sousa Lopes, Broadway World


Audio Preview - Marcello Angelini and Tulsa Ballet’s new season:  Public Radio Tulsa


Opinions - New York City Ballet:

Toni Bentley, NY Times

Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post



And finally…


Feature/Review - The amazing drone ballet that took flight at Burning Man, Black Rock Desert:  Sarah Whittaker, Drone Below


Feature - Theatre reviews, decoded:  Staff, Exeunt

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Links - Wednesday 19 September, 2018



Reviews - Australian Ballet, Spartacus (Jervies), Melbourne:

Jordan Beth Vincent, Sydney Morning Herald

Stephanie Glickman, Herald Sun


Review - Natalia Osipova, with partners, Pure Dance, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source


Feature - Bill T Jones:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Fallen Angels Dance Theatre/Geese Theatre Co/Birmingham Royal Ballet, Acts of Recovery, Birmingham:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - Yvonne Rainer, Early Dances, 1961-1969, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Q&A - Seeta Patel:  Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Video Feature - Nureyev Documentary:  Nina Nannar, ITV News


Review - Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre, Make Believe, Washington:  Arielle Ostry, Danceview Times


Features - Jaques Helm, AD Diavolo:

Dean M Shapiro, New Orleans Advocate

Diane Mack, New Orleans Public Radio


Review - Sarah Blanc, My Feminist Boner, London:  Josephine Leask, DanceTabs


Preview - Dance France (part of Tel Aviv Dance), Tel Aviv:  Jessica Steinberg, Times of Israel


Features - Paris Opera Garnier:

Fund-raising helps pay the bills:  Farah Nayeri, NY Times

At the Paris Opera, a celebration 350 years in the making:  Alan Riding, NY Times


Audio Feature:  Leymis Bolanis Wilmott, founder Sarasota Contemporary Dance:  Thomas Becnel, Sarasota Herald Tribune


Review - FJK Dance Company, mixed programme, New York:  Cindy Sibilsky, Broadway World

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Links – Thursday September 20, 2018


Obituaries - Arthur Mitchell:

Jennifer Dunning, New York Times

Associated Press via The Guardian

Sarah Halzack, Boston Globe



Review - New York City Ballet, Jewels, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Reviews - Australian Ballet, Spartacus (Lucas Gervies), Melbourne:

Jennifer Dunning, Sydney Morning Herald

Rhys Ryan, Limelight

Melinda Oliver, Daily Review

Maxim Boon, the music

Tim Byrne, TimeOut Melbourne


Review - Dutch National Ballet, Dances at a Gathering, Serenade After Plato’s Symposium (Ratmansky), Chroma, Amsterdam: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Review - Natalia Osipova, Pure Dance, London: Rosemary Waugh, Exeunt


News features - The Royal Opera House refurbishment:

Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian

Alex Marshall, New York Times

George Hall, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Robert Dex, Evening Standard

Gary Naylor, Broadway World discusses the changes with ROH’s Sarah Crabtree & Emma Southworth

…and details of the Linbury Studio Theatre’s programme: Broadway World


Preview - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Jerome Robbins Festival: Sandra Kurtz, Seattle Weekly


Interview - Michael Clark: Mark Holgate, Vogue


Review - Trajal Harrell, Caen Amour, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Atlanta Ballet, Return to Fall, Atlanta: Cynthia Bond Perry, ArtsATL


Feature - Agnes de Mille’s dance world mystery: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Feature - Precious Adams, English National Ballet: Emma Byrne, Evening Standard


Review - Satellite Collective, Echo & Narcissus, NY: Rick Perdian, Seen and Heard


Interview - Monica Mirabile, choreographer, movement director: Rachel Stone, Fjord Review


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Links – Friday September 21, 2018


Remembering Arthur Mitchell


The man who built Dance Theatre of Harlem: Dale Harris, The Guardian


A life in pictures: The Guardian


A compendium: Peter Libbey, New York Times



Review - The Royal Swedish Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Stockholm: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Review - The Trocks, second programme, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Exhibition - Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done, MoMA NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Feature - Ballet in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria: Marina Harss, Pointe Magazine


Film reviews - Nureyev:

Leslie Felperin, The Guardian

Kevin Maher, The Times


Interview - Christopher Wheeldon on An American in Paris: David Clarke, Broadway World


News - Natalia Osipova & Jonathan Goddard to star in Arthur Pita’s The Mother: Broadway World


Preview - Mark Morris’s Pepperland, and its look: Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle


#speakingindance - Indiana Woodward of NYCB on Symphony in C: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


TV preview - CBC’s In the Making looks at Crystal Pite’s Betroffenheit: Janet Smith, The Georgia Straight


Review - Circa, En Masse, Brisbane: Angus McPherson, Limelight


Diary - 9 dance performances in NYC: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


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Links – Saturday September 22, 2018


Obituaries - Arthur Mitchell:

Wendy Perron, The Guardian

Adam Hetrick, Playbill



Reviews - English National Ballet, Lest We Forget, London:

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

Catherine Sedgwick, The Upcoming


Review - New York City Ballet, Jewels, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Exhibition - Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done, MoMA NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


News - Alastair Macaulay retiring from the New York Times: NYT press release


Feature - The Royal Opera House opens up: George Kafka, Metropolis


Review - Natalia Osipova, Pure Dance, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Review - Dutch National Ballet, season opener, Amsterdam: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Feature - Akram Khan on his life: The Telegraph


Feature - Rudolph Nureyev, superstar: Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Review - Black Grace, Crying Men, Porirua NZ: Jennifer Shennan, …on dancing


Review - Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Dance Me, Calgary: Louis B. Hobson, National Post


Review - Richard Alston Dance Company, Mid Century Modern, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The Scotsman


Feature & video - Misty Copeland: Sean Gregory, Time


Feature - Kyle Abraham creating a piece for New York City Ballet: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Dancespace Project at Times Square, NY: Siobyan Burke, New York Times


Diary - 3 dance shows, UK: Lindsey Winship, The Guardian

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