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Links – Sunday 3 November, 2019


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Giselle (Bintley/Samsova), London:

John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet & Ballet Black, A Brief Nostalgia, The Suit, Nine Sinatra Songs, London:

Vikki Jane Vile, BWW UK

Bidisha, The Observer


Review – Royal Ballet, Concerto Triple Bill, London: David Dougill, Sunday Times  (Oddly, it’s there twice)


Review – Hong Kong Ballet, Swan Lake (amid the protests), Hong Kong: Kevin Ng, ejinsight


Streaming Review – Northern Ballet, Dracula, Leeds: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard (Scroll down)


Review – Akram Khan Company, Outwitting the Devil, Adelaide: Rhys Ryan, Limelight


Review – Sydney Dance Company, 6 Breaths, Us 50, Sydney: Martin Portus, Daily Review


Review – Ballet West, Le Chant du Rossignol, Apollo, Prodigal Son, Salt Lake City: Kate Mattingly, Utah Arts Review


Reviews – Dance Umbrella 2019, London:

Oona Doherty & Others: David Jays, Sunday Times

The Future Bursts InBidisha, The Observer


Sung Im Her & Colleagues, Nutcrusher, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs


Review – Swiss.Style Festival, Melbourne: Jana Perkovic, The Age

Rudi Van Der Merwe, Trophy

Cindy Van Acker, Solos

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Links – Monday 4 November, 2019


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Giselle (Bintley/Samsova), London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Vera Liber, BTG


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet & Ballet Black, Triple Bill, London: G J Dowler, Classical Source


Tour Reviews – Acosta Danza,  Evolution - Satori, Paysage, Faun, Rooster:

Edinburgh: Dominic Corr, Reviews Hub

Norwich: Eleanor Pringle, Eastern Daily Press


Review – Northern Ballet, Dracula, Leeds: Nick Ahad, Yorkshire Post


Review – Richard Alston Dance Compnay, Final Edition 4-Bill, Snape Maltings: Claire Seymour, Seen and Heard


Review – Washington Ballet, NEXTsteps: Reverence, Delusional Beauty, Racecar, Washington DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – BalletX, Mixed 5-Bill, Washington DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review – Fall for Dance, 2019, 3 Programmes, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance


Reviews – Sydney Dance Company, 6 Breaths, Us 50, Sydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Jo Litson, Limelight

Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Interview – Choreographer Jonathan Watkins & Kes Reimagined: Diane Parkes, DanceTabs


Review – Igor and Moreno, BEAT, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs


Feature – Anne Maher/Irish Ballet, Swan Lake: Helen O’Callaghan, Irish Examiner


Feature – Alan Foley/Cork City Ballet, Swan Lake: Amy Nolan, Echo Live


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Links - Tuesday 05 November, 2019



Reviews - Mariinsky Ballet, La Bayadere, Berkeley:

Rita Felciano, Danceview Times

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Toba Singer, Culture Vulture


Review - Paris Opera Ballet, At the Hawk’s Well, Blake Works 1, Paris:  Kirstin O’Brien, Lucire


Audio Interview - David McAllister, retiring AD Australian Ballet:  ABC


Reviews - Northern Ballet, Dracula, Leeds:

Susan Darlington, Morning Star

on screen:  Olivia Jannesson, London Theatre 1


Reviews - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Giselle, London:

Anna Winter, Stage

Gerard Davis, Dancing Review


Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet & Ballet Black, A Brief Nostalgia, The Suit, Nine Sinatra Songs, London:  Gerard Davis, Dancing Review (scroll down)


Review - William Forsythe, A Quiet Evening of Dance, New York:  Leigh Witchel, Dancelog.nyc


Review - LA Dance Project, Kinaesonata, 5 Live Calibrations, Split Step, Hearts & Arrows, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Reviews - Acosta Danza, Evolution (mixed programme), Edinburgh:

Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland

Dominic Corr, Reviews Hub


Book Reviews - Mark Morris & Wesley Stace, Out Loud: A Memoir:

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Preview - Queensland Ballet, Cinderella, Canberra:  Amy Martin, Canberra Times


Preview - Boston Ballet, mixed programme, Ottawa:  Lynn Saxberg, Ottawa Citizen


Feature - Tere O’Connor, choreographer:  Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice


Review - Rosie Kay, Fantasia, Musselburgh:  Claire Sawers, The List


Review - Sydney Dance Company, 6 Breaths, Us 50, Sydney:  Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack


Review - Ballet Preljocaj, La Fresque, Seoul:  Im Eun-Byel, Korea Herald


Featurette - Sophie O’Connor, Costume Performance Support Technician at ROH:  Zoe Paskett, Standard (scroll down)


Review - Lenora Lee, In the skin of her hands, San Francisco:  Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Review - Ballet Kelowna, Dawn (mixed programme), Kelowna:  JP Squire, Kelowna Daily Courier

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Links - Wednesday 06 November, 2019



Review - Mariinsky Ballet, La Bayadere, Berkeley:  Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Giselle, London:  Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet & Ballet Black, A Brief Nostalgia, The Suit, Nine Sinatra Songs, London:  Louise Levene, FT


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


Review - Acosta Danza, Evolution (mixed programme), Edinburgh:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Reviews - Shobana Jeyasingh, Staging Schiele, London:

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, Dance Tabs


Review - Rambert 2, Terms and Conditions, Sin, Sama, London:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Preview - Viviana Durante Company, Isadora Now, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theatre:  Emily Abbate, Women's Health


Looking ahead - Christmas Dance Shows in London:  Lise Smith, Londonist


Review - Northern Ballet, Dracula, Leeds:  Newsdesk, Wharfedale Observer


Letter - Let us have more classical ballet (in Scotland):  Dr Brian Mucci, Herald Scotland


Feature - RNZB partnering with food banks in time for Christmas:  Kate Green, Stuff


Feature - Ephrat Asherie, choreographer:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Farruquito, mixed programme, Berkeley:  Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Classical Voice


Featurette - Visual Art Projections on buildings launch Scottish Ballet’s 20/21 season:  Polly Bartlett, STV


Interview - Annie-B Parson on choreographing David Byrne’s American Utopia:  Devon Ivie, New York Vulture



It’s that time of year again…


Roundup - Nutcrackers coming up in San Diego:  Marcia Manna, Pacific San Diego

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Links - Thursday 07 November, 2019



Review - William Forsythe, A Quiet Evening of Dance, New York:  Jen C George, Brooklyn Rail


Review - Queensland Ballet, Cinderella, Canberra:  Michelle Potter, Canberra Times


Reviews - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Hansel & Gretel, Wellington:

Jack Yan, Lucire

Lyne Pringle, Stuff


News - Scottish Ballet launches 20/21 Season:  Kelly Apter, The List


Reviews - Rambert 2, Terms and Conditions, Sin, Sama, London:

Debra Craine, Times

Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Susie Browning, Stage


Review - Sydney Dance Company, 6 Breaths, Us 50, Sydney:  Deborah Jones, Follow Spot


Feature - What it’s like to perform ballet while black:  Felicia Fitzpatrick, Zora


Review - Grupo de Rua, Inoah, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Preview - San Diego Ballet, The Jungle Book, San Diego:  Marcia Manna, San Diego Union Tribune


4 more from Brooklyn Rail

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Links - Friday 08 November, 2019



Review - Royal Ballet, Concerto, Enigma Variations, Raymonda Act 3, London:  Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International


Reviews - National Ballet of Canada, Giselle, Toronto:

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Paula Citron, Ludwig van Toronto


Review - Paul Taylor Modern American Dance, Aureole, Troilus and Cressida (Reduced), Last Look, Beloved Renegade, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Reviews - Northern Ballet, The Kingdom of Back, Mamela, The Shape of Sound, London:

Debra Craine, Times

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet , Hansel & Gretel, Wellington:  Deidre Tarrant, NZ Theatreview


Feature Review - LA Dance Project, LA Dances programmes A and B, Los Angeles:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Diary - 8 dance performances to see in NYC this weekend:  Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Feature - Misty Copeland (ahead of her performance with Australian Ballet):  Jen Nurick, Vogue Australia


Feature - Devon Teuscher, American Ballet Theatre:  Caroline Shannon-Karasik, Huffington Post


News - Brett Conway and Laura O’Malley to succeed James Sofranko as Co-Artistic Directors of SFDanceworks:  Staff, DanceLand


Preview - BodyVox, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch


Preview - Kia LaBeija reinvents a Bauhaus classic for Performa Biennial New York:  Maximiliano Durón, ARTnews


Feature - Johanna Rodrigues, b-girl:  Staff, South China Morning Post

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Links - Saturday 09 November, 2019



Reviews - Royal Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, London:

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Anna Winter, Stage


Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Jewels, Los Angeles:  Valerie-Jean Miller, Broadway World


Review - Royal Ballet, Manon (Hayward/Campbell), London:  Julia Dixon, To the Pointe


Review - Northern Ballet, The Kingdom of Back, Mamela, The Shape of Sound, London:  Anna Winter, Stage


Preview - National Ballet of Canada, Orpheus Alive, Toronto:  John Terauds, Toronto Star


Interview - Camille A Brown, choreographer:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Review - Hong Kong Ballet, International Gala of Stars 2019, Hong Kong:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - Pennsylvania Ballet, Connection, Reverberance, A Trace of Inevitability, Philadelphia:  Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer


Review - Diana Vishneva, Sleeping Beauty Dreams, New York:  Rose Marija, Broadway World


News - Edward Watson performing in new Wayne McGregor work on a triple bill at the London Coliseum:  News Desk, Broadway World


Review - Ben Duke/Lost Dog, Juliet & Romeo, London:  Rachel Nouchi, British Theatre Guide


Review - Expressions Dance Company & Beijing Dance/LDTX, Auto Cannibal, Encircling Voyage, Queanbeyan:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Feature - Colin Dunne, Irish Dancer:  Marina Harss, NY Times



Please note that I have removed the interview with Melissa Hamilton that had been published in Moose Gazette.  A member got messages about reloading Windows 10 that concerned her so I decided to be better safe than sorry.  JMcN

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