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Links - Sunday 23 December, 2018



Reviews - London:  David Dougill, Times

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Swan Lake,

English National Ballet, The Nutcracker


Review of 2018 - Best dance of the year:  Neil Norman, Stage


Featurette - Australian Ballet’s Storytime Ballet:  Nicole Elphick, Sydney Morning Herald


Book Review - Laura Jacobs, Celestial Bodies:  Joy Wang XY, Dance Journal HK



Nutcracker Corner:


Review - American Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, Los Angeles:  Qianqian Xing, Broadway World


Diary - Nutcracker listings in SoCal:  Matt Cooper, LA Times


Feature - Zane Pihlstrom, designer of Company XIV’s Nutcracker Rouge:  Darryn King, Forbes


Photo Feature - Ballet West, The Nutcracker, Salt Lake City:  Qiling Wang, Deseret News


Review - Goh Ballet, The Nutcracker, Vancouver:  Austin Taylor, Beatroute


Review - Festival Ballet Providence, The Nutcracker, Providence:  Erica Cataldi-Roberts, Broadway World


Review - The Bang Group, Nut/Cracked, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


Review - Fredrik Benke Rydman Nötknopparen, The Nutcracker, Stockholm:  Annette Stolt, Broadway World

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Links – Monday 24 December, 2018


Review – Royal Ballet, Les Patineurs, Winter Dreams, The Concert, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review – Memorable Performances of 2018, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Reviews – Natalia Osipova/Arthur Pita, The Mother, Edinburgh:

Thom Dibdin, The Stage

Lucy Ribchester, The List


Film Review – Polina: Simran Hans, Observer


Reviews– Queensland Ballet, The Nutcracker (Stevenson), Brisbane:

Denise Richardson, Dance Australia

Eden Bryant, Australian Stage



As Alistair Macaulay retires from the New York Times, his first article from 2007:  Confessions of a ‘Romeo’ Fiend: NY Times

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Links – Tuesday 25 December, 2018


Report – New York City Ballet, Nutcracker Cavalier Debuts: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Memorable Performances of 2018, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – With a final essay yet to come, Alastair Macaulay’s last filing for the New York Times:

Vicky Simegiatos Dance Company, The Nutcracker, New York: NY Times


Review – Miami City Ballet, The Nutcracker, Miami: Sean Erwin, Danceviewtimes


Review – Natalia Osipova/Arthur Pita, The Mother, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald


Feature – Tchaikovsky’s score for Swan LakeIvan Hewett, Telegraph

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Links – Wednesday 26 December, 2018



Elaine McDonald, Prima Ballerina with Scottish Ballet:  Mary Brennan, Herald

– Deborah Zall, Dancer & Choreographer: Marina Harss, NY Times


Recollections – Paul Taylor, Arthur Mitchell and other Artists lost in 2018Their Words: Sara Aridi & Peter Libbey, NY Times



Gallery – Tristram Kenton’s best Dance & Theatre shots of 2018: Guardian


Review – Sasha Waltz & Guests, KreaturBerlin: Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack


Review – City Ballet of Boston, Urban Nutcracker, Boston: Jessica Lockhart, Arts Fuse


Feature – AM Danza: Disabled Venezuelans reach new heights in Dance: Fabiola Sanchez, AP, via SF Chronicle

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Links – Thursday 27 December, 2018


Obituary – Sono Osato, Ballets Russes, Ballet Theater and Broadway: Richard Goldstein, NY Times



Feature – NYCB’s Maries and Nutcracker Princes for 2018: Terry Trucco, Playbill


Feature – Alvin Ailey Company – 6 Decades of Inspiration: Jen Peters, Playbill


Feature – How I fell in love with … Dance: Belinda Lopez, Guardian


News? – A Rolling Stones Ballet?  Ian Mohr, Page Six



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Links – Friday 28 December, 2018


Obituary: Elaine McDonald, Ballerina with Scottish Ballet: Kelly Apter, Scotsman



Review – Paris Opera Ballet, The Lady of the Camellias, Paris: Marisa Hayes, Culture Vulture


Previews – 2019: Best ballet and contemporary shows:

UK: Debra Craine, The Times  (Scroll down)

London: Zoe Paskett, Evening Standard

BBC Dance coverage: Staff, Seeing Dance


Essay – The Nutcracker, our new Father Christmas?: Jeffery Taylor, Express


Feature – Solomon Dumas, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


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



Alicia Alonso appointed Star of the Century: Staff, Prensa Latina

Jean Grand-Maitre, AD Alberta Ballet, appointed to Order of Canada: Staff, CBC News


Speaking in Dance – Long Zou of The Trocks: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Gallery – Dirty Dancing, the messiest stage shows: Guardian

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Links - Saturday 29 December, 2018



Obituary - Sono Osato, dancer:  Adam Hetrick, Playbill



Reviews - Edinburgh:  Louise Levene, FT

Natalia Osipova & Jonathan Goddard, The Mother

Scottish Ballet, Cinderella


Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, The Hard Nut, New York:  Cindy Sibilsky, Broadway World


Comment - Hail, Dance and Farewell to the critic’s life:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Reviews of 2018:

Favourite Dance Performances of 2018, Boston:  various, Arts Fuse

A year of looking back, Jacob’s Pillow & Saratoga:  Janine Parker, Berkshire Eagle



Three of the best dance shows, London:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian (scroll down)

Los Angeles:  Matt Cooper, LA Times


Review - ZviDance, Bear’s Ears, Detour, New York:  Joel Benjamin, Theater Scene


Featurette - Eric Underwood:  Stephanie Takyi, Standard

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