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Links – Sunday September 23, 2018


Review - New York City Ballet, Jewels, NY: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Review - English National Ballet, Lest We Forget, London: Stefan Kyriazis, Daily Express


Reviews - Sarah Blanc, My Feminist Boner, London / David & Jacqui Morris, Nureyev (documentary film): Luke Jennings, The Observer


Review - Akram Khan, Xenos, Leicester: Sally Jack, British Theatre Guide


Review - Natalia Osipova, Pure Dance, London: David Dougill, Sunday Times


TV review - Hofesh Shechter, Clowns, BBC: Mark Monahan, The Telegraph


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Links – Monday September 24, 2018


Review - New York City Ballet, Jewels / All Balanchine bill, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - Northern Ballet, The Kingdom of Back, Mamela…, The Shape of Sound, Leeds: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Memoir - Sharing the stage with Nureyev: Donald Hutera, The Times


Review - Adam Weinert, Ted Shawn’s The Death of Adonis & Dance of the Ages, Beckett: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


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

Debra Craine, The Times

David Mead, SeeingDance


Review - The Trocks, London: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Film review - Nureyev: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


Feature - Jan Fabre, director of Belgian dance company Troubleyn, accused of bullying and sexual harassment: Alex Marshall, New York Times


Feature - Queensland Ballet going to China: John Bailey, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - Rural Touring Dance Initiative, Point of Echoes (Ben Wright), London: Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian


Feature - Constantine’s hand and Jerome Kaplan’s designs for Australian Ballet’s Spartacus: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


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Links – Tuesday 25 September, 2018


Review – Smuin Contemporary Ballet, Dance Series 01, Walnut Creek; Heather Desaulniers, Dancetabs


Review – Lyon Dance Biennial, Various Contemporary Works: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Shobana Jeyasingh Company, Contagion, Winchester: Donald Hutera, The Times


Review – DANCEworks’ Tenth Anniversary, Santa Barbara: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review


News – Australian Ballet, a new Resident Choreographer and the 2019 Season: Valerie Lawson, Sydney Morning Herald


News – Could you be New York City Ballet’s next Artistic Director?  Staff, Hunt Scanlon Media


Review – Barrowland Ballet, Playful Tiger, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, Herald


Film Preview – The Nutcracker and The Four Realms:

Yohana Desta, Vanity Fair

Unattributed, WhatCulture


Review – Ben Wright/Dancers, The Point of Echoes, London: Josephine Balfour-Oatts, Exeunt



Sorry, for some reason I can’t establish working links to the Guardian this morning.  Users can try to access these articles directly:


Feature – Has English National Ballet become too predictable? : David Jays,



Feature – The triumph and tragedy of Rudolf Nureyev: Sarah Crompton,



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Links – Wednesday 26 September, 2018


Remembering Arthur Mitchell:

Allegra Kent and an Agon PDD in Moscow: Allegra Kent, NY Times



Preview – Cathy Marston/Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Montreal: Jim Burke, Montreal Gazette  (+ Dada Masilo, Giselle)



Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Carlos Acosta: Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Review – Australian Ballet, Spartacus (Jervies), Melbourne: Irina Kuzminsky, Dance Australia


News – Australian Ballet & Queensland Ballet, 2019 Programmes:

-  Deborah Jones, FollowSpot

- Valerie Lawson, dancelines    dancelines/2

- Tamara Medojevic, Vogue Australia


Reviews – Akram Khan Company, XENOS, Leicester:

David Mead, SeeingDance

Sally Jack, BTG


Review – The Trocks, Programme B, London: Vera Liber, BTG


Review - Rosie Kay Dance Company, MK Ultra, Birmingham: David Mead,



Feature – Marc Brew and AXIS Dance Company: Marc Brew, Miami Herald


Review – Brisbane Festival 2018, Denise Richardson, Dance Australia

Joel Bray, Biladurang

DancenorthDust (Page & Haines)


Review – MoveMe Festival, 2018, Week 2, Perth: Margaret Mercer, Dance Australia

STRUT Dance, #thatwomanjulia, Love/Less

The Farm, Cockfight


Review – Trajal Harrell & Others, Caen Amour, Boston: Marcia B. Siegel, Arts Fuse


Review – Carlyn Hudson & Others, “Some Are Silver” Mixed Bill, Portland: Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Artswatch


Review – QL2 Dance, Strong and Brave, Canberra: Michelle Potter, .... on dancing


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Links – Thursday 27 September, 2018


Review – New York City Ballet, Jewels, New York: Gay Morris, danceviewtimes


Review – Australian Ballet, Spartacus (Jervies), Melbourne: Sarah Navin, Bachtrack


Review – Smuin Ballet, Schubert Scherzo, Eternal Idol, Echo, Sinfonietta, Merely Players, Walnut Creek: Jaime Robles, Bachtrack


Review – The Trocks, London: Louise Levene, Spectator


Review – Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review

Trajal Harrell & Others, Caen Amour

Meg Foley & Others, Undergird


Preview/Review – Kate Duhamel/Danielle Rowe & SFB and LINES Dancers, Fury, San Francisco: Toba Singer, Culture Vulture


Diary – Portland, Next Week and after: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch


News – Houston’s Wortham Theater Center re-opens: Olivia Pulsinelli, Houston Business Journal


Feature – Choreographing Conversations: Lee Su-Feh, Dance Current

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Links – Friday 28 September, 2018


Review – New York City Ballet, Concerto Barocco, Tchaikovsky PDD, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, New York: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, La Fille Mal Gardée, Birmingham: David Mead, SeeingDance


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Dances at a Gathering, The Concert, Seattle: Rich Smith, The Stranger


Review – John Jasperse Projects, Hinterland, New York: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Feature – Amy Seiwert, AD at Sacramento Ballet Company: Jim Carnes, Sacramento Press


Review – Tony Adigun/Dancers, Fagin’s Twist, London: Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub


Diary – Coming up in New York: Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review – Big Dance Theater, 17c, London: Donald Hutera, The Times


Review – Danspace Project/Will Rawls, What Remains, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Preview – FACT/SF, death, San Francisco: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


News – Gerard Charles, New AD at the Royal Academy of Dance: Staff, Londondance


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Links – Saturday 29 September, 2018


Obituaries – Arthur Mitchell:

Staff,  The Times

- Zita Allen, NY Amsterdam News



Gala Reviews:

-  New York City Ballet, Premieres – The Exchange, Judah, The Runaway:

---  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

---  Sondra Forsyth, BWW

-  Paris Opera Ballet, DecadanceParis: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Preview – Highlights of New York’s Fall for DanceGia Kourlas, Brian Seibert, Marina Harss, NY Times


News – Justin Peck to Choreograph a Spielberg West Side Story Remake: Andy Lefkowitz, Broadway Buzz


Review – Washington Ballet & Guests, “Exquisite and Exotic” Mixed Bill, Washington DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


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


News – Seven new dancers at Joffrey Ballet: Staff, BWW Chicago


Reviews – Big Dance Theater, 17c, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Vera Liber, BTG

- Gallery: Tristram Kenton, Guardian


Review – Avant Garde Dance, Fagin’s Twist, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


News – Scottish Ballet, Wee Hansel and Gretel, Glasgow: Gregor Kyle, GlasgowLive


Review – RoseAnne Spradlin, Y, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Beth Gill, Pitkin Grove, New York: Brain Seibert, NY Times


Diary – UK Highlights Next Week: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian  (Scroll down)


Interview – Carlos Acosta’s Cultural Fix: The Times


Preview – ODC Dance Company, ECHO/Riding the Rapids, San Francisco: Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice




And as it’s been Gala week!

-  Paris Opera Ballet, Vogue Paris

-  New York City Ballet, Refinery 29   Vogue

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