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Links – Sunday 7 April, 2019


Review – English National Ballet, She Persisted, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – Mark Brown, Herald

Scottish Ballet, Dextera, Elite Syncopations, Inverness

Quarantine, Wallflower, Findhorn  (It lasted 12 hours!)


Review – Scottish Ballet, Dextera, Elite Syncopations, Glasgow: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review


Review – Alleyne Dance, Testimonies, A Night’s Game, London: Sara Veale, The Observer


Previews – Rosie Kay Dance Company, 5 Soldiers, San Francisco:

Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice

Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Diary – Southern California: Matt Cooper, LA Times


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, The Eve Project, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Tour Review – BalletBoyz, Them/Us, Richmond: Aliya Al-Hassan, BWW UK


Review – Parsons Dance, Mixed Bill, Portland: Martha Ullman West, Oregon Artswatch 


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Links – Monday 8 April, 2019


Reviews – English National Ballet, She Persisted, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Debra Craine, The Times

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Alexandra Gray, SeeingDance


Review – Natalia Osipova, with Others, Pure Dance, New York: Sheila Kogan, TheaterScene


Review – Australian Ballet, ‘Verve’ Triple Bill, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Reviews – Sydney Dance Company, Bonachela/Nankivell/Lane, Sydney:

Deborah Jones, FollowSpot

Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Review – Washington Ballet, Wood Work, Shadow Lands, Teeming Waltzes, Washington DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Film Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Heart Dances – on making The Piano: Graeme Tuckett, Dominion Post


Feature – Hong Kong Ballet, Ballet in the City: Kylie Knott, SCMP


Tour Review – Mark Morris Dance Group, Pepperland, Edinburgh: Dominic Corr, Reviews Hub


Review – Batsheva Dance Company, Venezuela, Boston: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Review – Bare Feet Dance Theatre, An Eternity Before and After, Taipei: David Mead, SeeingDance


Preview – Leah Verier-Dunn/Moving Ethos, girlwoman, Sarasota: Thomas Becnel, Herald-Tribune


Review – Australian Dance Theatre, ‘Anthology’ Mixed Bill, Adelaide: Maggie Tonkin, Dance Australia


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Links – Tuesday 9 April, 2019


Reviews – Ivan Putrov & Others, Gala – Against the Stream, London:

Anna Winter, The Stage

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Reviews – English National Ballet, She Persisted, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Alexandra Gray, SeeingDance


Essay – “All Dance is a Discourse on Freedom” – a reflection on the Alvin Ailey Company: Zadie Smith, NY Times


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Whipped Cream, Iowa City: Diana Nollen, The Gazette


Tour Review – Scottish Ballet, Dextera, Elite Syncopations, Glasgow: David Pollock, The Stage


Review – Kyle Abraham & Others, Live! The Realest MC, New York: Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes


Review – Russell Maliphant & Others, Silent Lines, Ipswich: Cavelle Leigh, Reviews Hub

-- Interview: Anna Winter, The Stage


Preview – Damien Jalet, Kohei Nawa & Others, Vessel, London: Chris Wiegand, Guardian


Review – Ballet West, Onegin (Cranko), Salt Lake City: Alison Myers, Daily Utah Chronicle


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, All Stravinsky Bill – but what about the music?  Margaret Darby, Phindie


Tour Review – Mark Morris Dance Group, Pepperland, Edinburgh: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Tour Preview – Northern Ballet, Victoria, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The List


News – Amelia Drummond, Australian Ballet’s Emerging Choreographer: Staff, Dance Australia


Review – Miet Warlop & Others, Ghost Writer and the Broken Hand Break, Berlin: Veronica Posth, SeeingDance


Review – Su Wei-chia/Fang Yu-ting, Free Steps, Taipei: David Mead, SeeingDance


Tour Review – Melbourne City Ballet, Alice in Wonderland (Bradshaw), Wellington: Greer Robertson, Theatreview


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Links – Wednesday 10 April, 2019


Reviews - Ivan Putrov & Others, Gala – Against the Stream, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Vera Liber, BTG

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance


Interview – The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis: Mark Monahan, Telegraph


Feature – How West Side Story’s dance rumbles got reinvented: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Mixed Bill, Los Angeles: Gillian Ebersole, Bachtrack


Review – Australian Ballet, ‘Verve’ Triple Bill, Sydney: Sue Williams, Daily Telegraph


Preview – Stephen Petronio Company, Coverage Revisited, Tread, American Landscapes, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Batsheva Dance Company, Venezuela, Boston: Marcia B. Siegel, Arts Fuse


Film Preview/Gallery – Yuli, plus Carlos Acosta 25-pic Gallery: Zoe Paskett, Evening Standard


Preview – Nora, Where Home Is, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature – Dance as mating ritual: Romeo, Romeo, Romeo: Veronica Posth, SeeingDance

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Links – Thursday 11 April, 2019


Obituary – Lawrence Rhodes, Dancer and Teacher: Anna Kisselgoff, NY Times



Reviews – English National Ballet, ‘She Persisted’ Triple Bill, London:

G J Dowler, Classical Source

Laura Freeman, Spectator


Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Le Corsaire, Washington DC:

George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

Maria Di Mento, DC Theatre Scene


Review – Boston Ballet, Pas/Parts, Wings of Wax, Playlist (EP), Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Review – Natalia Osipova & Colleagues, ‘Pure Dance’ Mixed Bill, New York: Rose Marija, BWW


Review – Royal Swedish Ballet, Escapist (Ekman), Stockholm: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Review – Australian Ballet, ‘Verve’ Triple Bill, Sydney: Deborah Jones, FollowSpot


Feature – Merce Cunningham’s work was magical, intangible, Einsteinian – revival is futile: Ismene Brown, Spectator


Feature – Hands! Hips! Hats!  The why and how of Fosse/Verdon dance moves: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Pam Tanowitz on choreographing T S Eliot’s Four QuartetsLyndsey Winship, Guardian


Preview – James Kudelka and Evelyn Hart team up for Four Old Legs, Toromto: Michael Crabb, The Star


Reviews – Albert Quesada & Zoltan Vakulya, OneTwoThreeOneTwo, London:

Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Swan Lake, Liverpool: John Roberts, Reviews Hub


Q&A – Australian Ballet’s Alice Topp: Lucie Clark, Vogue Australia


News – Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy hit by abuse scandal: Jon Henley, Guardian


And on one hand: Brooklyn Rail for April – 5 items, here

Whilst on the other: Darcey is leaving Strictly!  BBC News (and, of course, elsewhere)

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Links – Friday 12 April, 2019


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Le Corsaire, Washington DC: Rachael Goldberg, BWW DC


Reviews – New York City Ballet, Washington DC:

Easy, In the Night, The Runaway, Something to Dance About: Arielle Ostry, Danceviewtimes

Composer’s Holiday, Kammermusik No 2, Opus 19/The Dreamer, Symphony in C: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – English National Ballet, ‘She Persisted’ Triple Bill, London: Ka Bradley, Exeunt


Tour Reviews – Northern Ballet, Victoria, Edinburgh:

Roisin O’Brien, SeeingDance

Edie Ranvier, Reviews Hub

Tom King, Southside Advertiser


Review – Ivan Putrov & Others, Against the Stream, London: John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard


Alvin Ailey American Dance Company:

Review – Lazarus, Revelations, Berkeley: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Preview - Various Programs, Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Feature – Dance Theatre of Harlem at 50: Djassi Dacosta Johnson, Playbill


Film Reviews – Yuli, Carlos Acosta Biopic:

Cath Clarke, Guardian

Kevin Maher, The Times


Preview – Hubbard Street Dance, Pite, Cerrudo, Williams Triple Bill, Victoria BC: Mike Devlin, Times-Colonist


Review – Russell Maliphant & Others, Silent Lines, Birmingham: Donald Hutera, The Times


Diary – New York: Staff, NY Times


Review – Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance, Brisbane: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia


Preview – Festival of Korean Dance, London: Georgina Butler, Culture Whisper


Preview – Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, From the mind ….., Washington DC: Geraldine Freeman, Daily Gazette


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Links – Saturday 13 April, 2019


Feature – Perpetual Motion – Misty Copeland looks at the NY Times Dance Photography Archive: NY TImes


Feature - Learning to dance Merce Cunningham:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Le Corsaire, Washington DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, Whipped Cream, Chicago:

Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun-Times

Hedy Weiss, WTTW News


Review – Natalia Osipova & Colleagues, ‚Pure Dance’ Mixed Bill, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


Review – Northern Ballet, Victoria, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The List


Review - Scottish Ballet, Dextra, Elite Syncopations, Aberdeen:  Rebecca Buchan, Press and Journal


Review – Rosie Kay Dance Company, 5 Soldiers, San Francisco: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Film Review - Yuli, Carlos Acosta biopic:  Charlotte O’Sullivan, Evening Standard


News – More on abuse allegations at Vienna Ballet School:  Alex Marshall, NY Times


Review – Stephen Petronio Company, Tread, Coverage Revisited, American Landscapes, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Australian Ballet, ‘Verve’ Triple Bill, Sydney: Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack


Review – Albert Quesada & Zoltan Vakulya, OneTwoThreeOneTwo, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – International Draft Works, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

- Gallery:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – John Phillip Newell, Shane Shambhu & Colleagues, Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found, Edinburgh: Siddharthiya Pillay, The List



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

Southern California: Matt Cooper, LA Times


Reviews – West Side Story, new choreography by Aletta Collins, Manchester:

Mark Fisher, Guardian

David Chadderton, BTG

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