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Links – Sunday January 20, 2019


Review - Akram Khan, Until the Lions, London: Sarah Crompton, The Observer


Feature - 13 years as a dance critic: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Review - Arthur Pita, The Mother, Edinburgh: Mark Brown, Herald Scotland


Photo gallery - The Royal Family and the ballet: Caroline Halleman, Town & Country


Review - Matthew Bourne, Cinderella, Washington: Benjamin Tomchik, Broadway World


Review - Eleanor Perry & Daniel Hay-Gordon, A Night with Thick and Tight, London: Rachel Nouchi, British Theatre Guide


Review - The Bang Group, NY: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


Resolution 2019 review - Physical Language, She Holds Me Up / Amy Morvell Dance, Turtle Dove / Emily Robinson Dance, Leave me one, London: Wen Amanda Koh & Sanjoy Roy, The Place


Review - Australian Ballet, Coppélia (storytime version for children), Canberra: Michelle Potter, … on dancing


Review - Alexandra Dariescu, The Nutcracker and I, Sydney: Jade Kops, Broadway World


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Links – Monday January 21, 2018


Reviews - The Royal Ballet, Asphodel Meadows, The Two Pigeons, London:

Deborah Weiss, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

Vikki Jane Vile, Broadway World


Review - English National Ballet, Manon, London: Joy Wang X.Y., SeeingDance


Resolution 2019 review - Lizzie J Klotz, Fawn / E14 Dance Company, DANUBE / Matsena Performance Theatre, Lies To Be Truth, London: Donald Hutera & Stella Rousham, The Place


Review - Australian Ballet, Coppélia (storytime version for children), Canberra: Michelle Potter, Brisbane Times


Feature - The best dance and ballet holidays for 2019: Nick Trend, The Telegraph


Feature - Is Portland the newest dance destination?: Beth Whelan, Oregon ArtsWatch


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Links – Tuesday January 22, 2019


Reviews - The Royal Ballet, Asphodel Meadows, The Two Pigeons, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Debra Craine, The Times

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Neil Norman, The Stage

Siobhan Murphy, TimeOut


Review - English National Ballet, Manon, London: Emma Byrne, Evening Standard


Review - Trio ConcertDance, London: Debra Craine, The Times


Review - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Jardí Tancat, N.N.N.N., Lickety-Split, Grace Engine, SF: Heather Desaulniers, DanceTabs


Review - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, mixed bill, Berkeley: Janice Berman, San Francisco Classical Voice


Interviews - Tanztheater Wuppertal’s dancers talk about their new material: Chris Wiegand, The Guardian


Feature - Hugo Marchand (Paris Opera Ballet) on Onegin: Laura Cappelle, Pointe Magazine


Review - Nederlands Dans Theater 2, mutual comfort, Sad Case, Wir sagen uns Dunkles, Sh-Boom, NY: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene


Review - Ballett Zürich, Kylian programme, Zurich: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Interview - Yuan Yuan Tan, San Francisco Ballet: Kate Sweeney, Haute Living


Review - Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, RedWhiteBlueBlack&Orange -

the Art and Dance of Resistance, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


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Links – Wednesday 23 January, 2019


Review – Royal Ballet, Asphodel Meadows, Two Pigeons, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Ballet de Lorraine, Unknown Pleasures 5-Bill, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Cinderella, Washington DC:

Arielle Ostry, Danceviewtimes

Alexander C. Kafka, DC Theatre Scene


Review – Dorrance Dance, Jungle Blues, Three To One, Myelination, Boston: Marcia B. Siegel, Arts Fuse


Review – Hubbard Street Dance, Jardi Tancat, N.N.N.N., Lickety-Split, Grace Engine, Berkeley: David E. Moreno, Culture Vulture


Feature – Movement Research/Michelle Boulé, MoMA, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


News – Graeme Murphy: Illness forces Australian Ballet cancellation: Valerie Lawson & Nick Galvin, SMH


Preview – Toronto Dance Theatre/Jeanine Durning, This Shape, We Are In, Toronto: Michael Crabb, The Star


From the archives:

The Balanchine/Stravinsky Partnership, Charles M. Joseph, Playbill

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Links – Thursday 24 January, 2019



Patricia Lousada: Dancer with Balanchine, Author and more: Catherine Shoard, Guardian

Elaine McDonald, Scottish Ballet Principal: The Times

Andy de Groat, Dancer & Choreographer: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times



Reviews – New York City Ballet, Apollo, Orpheus, Agon, New York:

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Brian Seibert, NY Times


News – Viengsay Valdés takes over at Cuban National Ballet: Jennifer Stahl, Dance Magazine


Reviews – Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, Bruce Levington, TRIO ConcertDance, London:

Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

Vera Liber, BTG


London Reviews – Laura Freeman, Spectator

ENB, Manon

FerriTRIO ConcertDance

RB, Asphodel Meadows, Two Pigeons


Review – Suresnes Cités Danse 2019, Various performances: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Propwatch – The suicide note in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake: David Jays, Arts Journal


Feature – New costumes for Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2 at NYCB: Misty White Sidell, WWD


Diary – Bay Area till April: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Review – Company 605, Loop, Lull, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Review – One Infinity, Sydney: Jill Sykes, SMH


Reviews – Resolution 2019, London:

22 January: Josephine Leask & Hannah Brierley, The Place

Bridget Lappin, Where We’ve Been, Little One

Thomas Page Dances, Aporia

Jay Yule, Viva La Vulva


And San Francisco Ballet had its annual Gala Opening Night on Wednesday:

-  Frock gallery etc here: SF Chronicle


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Links – Friday 25 January, 2019


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Gala – “This is Passion”, San Francisco: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Review – New York City Ballet, Apollo, Orpheus, Agon, New York: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Feature – Costumes for ABT/Ratmansky’s HarlequinadeSadie Dingfelder, Washington Post


Feature – Pacific Northwest dancers demonstrate The Rose AdagioMoira Macdonald, Seattle Times


News – Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2019-20 Season: SeeingDance


Video – Trailer for Nureyev film, The White Crow: Staff, Telegraph


Review – Hubbard Street Dance, Program B Mixed Bill, Berkeley: David E. Moreno, Culture Vulture


Review – Whim W’him, 3x3 Mixed Bill, Seattle: Megan Burbank, Seattle Times



Coming up in New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Around Boston, till March: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

Portland and around: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch


Feature – New artwork at NYCB’s home theatre: Michael Cooper, NY Times


Review – Jen Rosenblit, I’m gonna need another one, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Preview – National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, The Sleeping Beauty, Albany, NY: Indiana Nash, Daily Gazette


Preview – Kidd Pivot, Revisor – World Premiere, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Preview – Experimental Dance Week, Auckland: Dionne Christian, NZ Herald


Reviews – Resolution 2019, London:

23 January: Bryn Davis, & Neil Norman, The Place

Company Concentric, Play On

Sacred Motion, Mother Smith

AllouAqui Dance Theatre, Milan’s Game


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Links – Saturday 26 January, 2019


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Gala – “This is Passion”, San Francisco: Carla Escoda, Bachtrack


Feature – Daily Class – the place to challenge gender stereotypes: Madison Mainwaring, NY Times


Feature – Mikko Nissinen & William Forsythe at Boston Ballet: Jonathan Soroff, The Improper Bostonian



UK, Next Week: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian  (Scroll to end)

Around LA, Next Week: Matt Cooper, LA Times


Interview – Jeroboam Bozeman, Alvin Ailey Company: Nicole Decsey, Dance Current


News – Destiny Rising Charity Performance, New York: Nathan Skethway, Playbill


Reviews – Resolution 2019, London:

24 January: Bruce Marriott & Mark Aspen, The Place

NYK Dance Company, Dreamers

Christina Dionysopoulou, Catch 28

Amy Ollett, Milk

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