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Links – Sunday 1 December, 2019

 

Feature – Francesca Hayward, Royal Ballet Principal: Sarah Crompton, Sunday Times

--  Cats the movie: a stroke of genius? Jonathan Dean, Sunday Times

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Coppelia, London: Vera Liber, BTG

 

Film Preview – Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Today’s bag of Nuts:

Review – Houston Ballet, The Nutcracker (Welch), Houston: Natalie De La Garza, Houston Press

 

Preview – Boston Ballet, The Nutcracker (Nissinen), Boston: Jed Gottlieb, Boston Herald

-- Review - Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe

 

What’s On:

Nutcrackers around the Bay Area (23 of them)Leslie Katz, SF Examiner

And in/around LA (10 plus others): Matt Cooper, LA Times

 

And elsewhere:

 

Interview – David Nixon, Northern Ballet at 50: Grant Tucker, Sunday Times

 

Review – Richard Alston Dance Company, Alston At Home, London: Vera Liber, BTG

 

Feature – Australian Ballet Principal, Amber Scott: Genevieve Quigley, Sunday Age

 

News – Australian Ballet – Telstra Ballet Awards, 2019: Jo Litson, Limelight

 

Review – Sydney Dance Company, New Breed 2019 – New Work, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review – Myself UK, DecadeMadhavi Mudgal, Vistar, London: Bidisha, The Observer

 

Review – Kia LaBeija & Others, Untitled, The Black Act, new York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

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Links - Monday 02 December, 2019

 

 

’Tis the Season…

 

Review - Royal Danish Ballet, The Nutcracker, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times

 

Reviews - Australian Ballet, The Nutcracker, Sydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Sue Williams, Telegraph Australia

 

Review - Atlanta Ballet, The Nutcracker, Washington:  Elliott Lanes, Broadway World

 

Review - Vox Vanguard, The Nutcracker, London:  Ben Ross, London Theatre 1

 

 

 

And elsewhere…

 

Gallery - Royal Ballet, Coppelia, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Film Preview - Cunningham (a 3D film):  Wendy Perron, Blog

 

Preview - Sarasota Contemporary Dance, SCD + Reverend Barry & The Funk, Sarasota:  Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Review - Well Fare State Collective, Flying Down Sand Dunes, Wellington:  Anna Bate, NZ Theatreview

 

Review - Hilde Sandvold, Mother#2, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times

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Links - Tuesday 03 December, 2019

 

 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Coppelia, London:

Louise Levine, FT

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Feature - From cartoons to stage design: the genius of Osbert Lancaster:  Laura Freeman, Spectator

 

Feature - How a north-south funding gap makes it hard for Leeds' Northern Ballet to keep in step with its London rivals:  Rob Parsons, Yorkshire Post

 

Feature - Australian Ballet - Inside the 2019 Telstra Ballet Dancer Awards:  Ana Eksouzian-Cavadas, Vogue

 

Video Feature - Paris Conservatory of Music & Dance prepare to pay tribute to Merce Cunningham:  Julia Kim, France 24

 

If you are in New York tomorrow - Performing Arts Library Gala:  Leigh Witchel, Dancelog.nyc

 

Video Feature - Isabella Boylston (ABT) breaks down 11 iconic ballet scenes from pop culture:  Meredith Geaghan-Breiner, Insider

 

Review - China National Peking Opera, London:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

 

'Tis the season...

 

Review - Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker, Chicago:  Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun Times

 

Feature - Seven things you need to know about Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker:  Staff, Click 2 Houston

 

Preview Feature - Milwaukee Ballet, The Nutcracker, Milwaukee:  Elaine Schmidt, Millwaukee Journal-Sentinel

 

Background Feature - Moscow Ballet and other Nutcrackers in the Washington area:  Marylou Tousignant, Washington Post

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Links - Wednesday 04 December, 2019

 

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Coppelia, London:  Jenny Gilbert, The i

 

Preview Feature - Scottish Ballet, The Snow Queen, Edinburgh & on tour:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review - Richard Alston Dance Company, At Home, London:  Rachel Elderkin, Stage

 

Review - Guggenheim Works & Processes: Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration, New York:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times

 

Review - Sydney Dance Company, New Breed, Sydney:  Sarah Gavin, Bachtrack

 

Feature - Kyle Marshall, choreographer:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature - Paris Opera Ballet’s foreign legion reaches for the stars:  Staff via AFP, The Edition

 

Review - Abanico: 100 years of Flamenco in the Bay Area, San Francisco:  Andrew Gilbert, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

Feature - A choreographer works to bring dance to the disabled:  Avery JC Kleinman, Washington Post

 

 

'Tis the Season... 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  John Soltes, Hollywood Soapbox

 

Feature - The Australian Ballet’s Nutcracker tones down the yellowface:  Millie Roberts, Guardian

 

Review - Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker, Chicago:  Oliver Sava, Chicago Reader

 

Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Nutcracker, Seattle:  Philippa Kiraly, Bachtrack

 

Review - Atlanta Ballet, The Nutcracker, Washington:  Ashley McKean, Danceview Times

 

Review - Washington Ballet, The Nutcracker, Washington:  Christopher Henley, DC Theatre Scene

 

Review - Company XlV, Nutcracker Rouge, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT

 

Review - Syracuse City Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  Natasha Ashley, Broadway World

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Links - Thursday 05 December, 2019

 

 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Coppelia, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

GJ Dowler, Classical Source

 

Reviews - Svetlana Zakharova & Friends, Gabrielle Chanel, Come un Respiro, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Gerard Davis, Dancing Review

 

Review - Richard Alston Dance Company, At Home, London:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Bangarra Dance Theatre, Knowledge Ground: 30 years of sixty-five thousand, Sydney:  Ella Archibald-Binge, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review - Dormeshia & others, And still you must swing, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview - Houston Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Gala, Houston:  Margaret Downing, Houston Press

 

News - Sara Mearns (NYCB) and Caleb Teicher to debut shows at the Joyce, New York:  Peter Libbey, NY Times

 

Review - Mavin Khoo & Temple of Fine Arts, unnamed dance inspired by the Ramayana, London:  Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

 

Review - Astana Ballet, mixed programme, Los Angeles:  Valerie-Jean Miller, Broadway World

 

Interview - Geoff Gonzalez, City Ballet of San Diego:  Nina Garin, Pacific San Diego

 

 

'Tis the Season...

 

Review - Australian Ballet, The Nutcracker, Sydney:  Deborah Jones, Follow Spot

 

Review - Houston Ballet, The Nutcracker, Houston:  Olivia Flores Alvarez, Houstonia

 

Reviews - Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker, Chicago:

Hedy Weiss, wttw

Joseph Houseal, Bachtrack

 

Feature - Pennsylvania Ballet’s Nutcracker tree gets a $100k makeover:  Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer

 

Preview Feature - Boston Ballet, The Nutcracker, Boston:  Celina Colby, Bay State Banner

 

Feature - Oklahoma City Ballet take their Nutcracker to Colorado Springs before home run:  Eddie Roach, The Oklahoman

 

Video Feature - Brooklyn Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  Stephanie Simon, NY1 Spectrum News

 

Listing - Nutcrackers around Chicago:Scott C Morgan, Daily Herald

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Links - Friday 06 December, 2019

 

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Coppelia, London:  Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - Svetlana Zakharova & Friends, Gabrielle Chanel, Come un Respiro, London:

Debra Craine, Times

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Vikki Jane Vile, Broadway World

Emma Byrne, Standard

 

Review - Herman Cornejo:  Celebrating 20 years, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

Listing - The best festive dance shows to see in London this Christmas:  Zoe Paskett, Standard

 

Reviews - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Hansel and Gretel,

Dunedin:  Hannah Molloy, NZ Theatreview

Auckland:  Chloe Klein, NZ Theatreview

 

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

 

Review - BalletX, Twelve Bells, The Moon, Philadelphia:  Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, Pepperland, Washington:  Ethan Knecht, The Hoya

 

Review - Cardiff Dance Festival, Cardiff:  Ben Culvichit, Exeunt

 

Review - Tjimur Dance Theatre, Ai~Sa sa, Taipei:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Feature - Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre:  Jocelyn Noveck, The Columbian via AFP

 

 

'Tis the season...

 

Feature - How the Nutcracker became a Christmas tradition:  Heather Hayes, Deseret News

 

Feature - The Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker has a new role for dancers with disabilities:  Rachel Caldwell, Dance Magazine

 

Feature - Alana Griffith, Milwaukee Ballet’s Sugar Plum:  Steven Potter, Milwaukee Magazine

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Links - Saturday 07 December, 2019

 

 

Obituary - Christine Du Boulay Ellis, dancer & teacher:  Staff, Times

 

 

Reviews - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Swan Lake, Los Angeles:

Lewis Segal, LA Times

Don Grigware, Broadway World

Staff, Luxury Feature

 

Video Feature - Francesca Hayward, Royal Ballet, appears on the Jimmy Kimmel show:  Broadway World

 

Interview - Angelin Preljoçaj, choreographer & artistic director:  Mark Rowlands, Time Out

 

Review - Bangarra Dance Theatre, Knowledge Ground, Sydney:  Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Diary - Three of the best dance shows in the UK:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review - Kyle Marshall & dancers, AD, Colored, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - Dormeshia and others, And still you must swing, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT

 

Feature - Best of dance 2019 (New York):  various, NY Times

 

Review - Performa 2019, New York:  Sophie Seita, TLS

 

Review - Tivoli Ballet Company, The Snow Queen, Copenhagen:  Sibylle de Valance, Copenhagen Post

 

Video Feature - Misty Copeland on the Today Show:  Broadway World

 

Feature - The ultimate guide to theatre-going etiquette:  Simon Mills, Standard

 

 

'Tis the season...

 

Feature - Nutcrackers in the Greater Toronto Area:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Feature - Alexandra Gibson of Alberta Ballet on Sugar Plum:  Roger Levesque, Calgary Herald

 

Feature - Donald Byrd and his Harlem Nutcracker:  Brendan Kiley, Seattle Times

 

Feature - Andre Silva of Texas Ballet Theatre on The Nutcracker:  Natalie Gempel, D Magazine

 

Review - Kansas City Ballet, The Nutcracker, Kansas City:  Alan Portner, Broadway World

 

Review - Ballet Frontier of Texas, The Nutcracker, Fort Worth:  Emily Sese, Theater Jones

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