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Links – Sunday 16 February, 2020


Review – New York City Ballet, Polyphonia, Bright, Opus19/The Dreamer, Voices, New York: Carol Pardo, Danceviewtimes


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Giselle, Washington DC: Carmel Morgan, Critical Dance


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Classical (Re)Vision 5-bill, San Francisco: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Review – Acosta Danza, Up Close, London: Vera Liber, BTG


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Valentine’s Celebration of Music & Dance, Birmingham: James Garrington, Reviews Hub


Reviews:  Bidisha, The Observer

Russell Maliphant/Dana Fouras, maliphantworks3

Holly Blakey: Cowpuncher My Ass

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Bluebeard


Review – Scottish Dance Theatre, Antigone, Edinburgh/Touring: Mark Brown, Telegraph


Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Black Waters, Leeds: James Ballands, BTG


Report – Oregon Ballet Theatre, Sleeping Beauty in rehearsal: Dean Speer, Critical Dance


Documentary – CunninghamTeresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Interview – Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor, In Light and Shadow, Dracula: Jansson J Antmann, Limelight


Review – Ruri Mito, Matou, Melbourne: Kim Dunphy, SMH



Resolution 2020, A different programme each evening, London:

- Friday 14 February: Sanjoy Roy & Megan Hamer: The Place


And ..... Life On A Plate, with Carlos Acosta: John Hind, Guardian

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Links – Monday 17 February, 2020


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Classical (Re)Vision 5-bill, San Francisco: Heather Desaulniers, DanceTabs


Review – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Mitten Wir Im Leben Sind, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Reviews – Acosta Danza, Up Close, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review – Russell Maliphant & Dana Fouras, maliphantworks3, London: David Dougill, Sunday Times

- Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Bluebeard, London: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Review – Scottish Dance Theatre, Antigone, Perth: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review


Feature – The new West Side Story on Broadway (Choreo: De Keersmaeker): Alexis Soloski, Guardian


Preview – Paul Taylor Dance Company, The Celebration Tour, San Francisco: Georgia Rowe, SF Examiner


Review – Elmhurst Ballet Company, Synergy Mixed Bill, London: Vera Liber, BTG


What’s On – Los Angeles, This Week: Matt Cooper, LA Times


Gallery – Dickson Mbi, Enowate, Ipswich: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs



Resolution 2020, A different programme each evening, London:

- Saturday 15 February: Sanjoy Roy & Emma Hopley, The Place


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Links - Tuesday 18 February, 2020



Review - American Ballet Theatre, Giselle, Washington:  Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Reviews - San Francisco Ballet, The Big Hunger, The Infinite Ocean, Etudes, San Francisco Ballet:

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Terez Rose, Bachtrack


Preview Feature - Royal Ballet, The Cellist, London:  Julie Etchingham, ITV News


Gallery - Royal Ballet, Dances at a Gathering, The Cellist, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - Joffrey Ballet, Mixed 5-bill, Chicago:  Hedy Weiss, WTTW


Gallery - Acosta Danza, Up Close, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - Pam Tanowitz & collaborators, Four Quartets, Los Angeles:  Mark Swed, LA Times


Preview Featurette - Rambert, Rouge, Edinburgh:  Kelly Apter, The List


Preview - Phoenix Dance Theatre, Black Waters, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review - Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet Russe, Milwaukee:  John Schneider, Shepherd Express


Review - Kansas City Ballet, Swan Lake, Kansas City:  Hilary Stroh, Bachtrack


Feature - Melody Mennite (Houston Ballet) on performing Carabosse:  Margaret Downing, Houston Press


Review - Ballet Biarritz, Estro, Nocturnes, Bolero, Michigan:  Staff, Encore

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Links – Wednesday 19 February, 2020


Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Cellist, Dances at a Gathering, London:

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Debra Craine, The Times

Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Anna Winter, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Vera Liber, BTG


Feature – Alina Cojocaru: Debra Craine, The Times


Feature – Richard Alston: Closing a Chapter of Modern Dance: Marina Harss, NY Times


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Programs 2 & 3, San Francisco: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Feature – Michael Kovak/Paul Taylor Dance Company: Philip Mayard, Bay Area Reporter


Feature – Vail Dance Festival: A season of Premieres and Stars: Peter Libbey, NY Times


Review – Scottish Dance Theatre, Antigone, Perth: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Russell Maliphant & Dana Fouras, maliphantworks3, London: Rachel Elderkin, Fjord Review


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Valentine’s Celebration of Music & Dance, Birmingham: Phil Preece, SeeingDance


Preview – Crystal Pite/National Ballet of Canada, Angel’s Atlas: Penelope Ford, Globe and Mail


Review – Ballet Jorgen, Anne of Green Gables, Vancouver: Kaija Pepper, Globe and Mail


Feature – New York’s Complexions Contemporary Ballet: Alexandra Villareal, The Guardian


News – San Jose’s New Ballet moves to new premises: Paul Kotapish, SF Classical Voice


News – UK Arts bodies threatened with funding cuts over lack of diversity: Mark Brown, The Guardian



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Links – Thursday 20 February, 2020


Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Cellist, Dances at a Gathering, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Sarah Kirkup, Bachtrack

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

G J Dowler, Classical Source


Feature/Gallery – Russian Ballet before the Revolution: Alexandra Guzeva, Russia Beyond


Exhibition - Fashion’s Love Affair with Ballet, New YorkCaroline Shadle, Dance Magazine


Feature – Ballet Costumes Carry an Embodied History; Caroline Hamilton, Pointe Magazine



- Call for reinstatement of Lyon Opera Ballet Director: Tim Jonze, The Guardian  --- But later updated/denied here: The Guardian

West Side Story protests continue in New York: Julia Jacobs, NY Times


Review/Gallery – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Swan Lake, Bormingham: Maria Cusine, Express & Star


Review – Darvejon Jones Dance Ensemble, Mixed 8-bill, Portland, OR: Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Artswatch


Report – The 2020 Russell Kerr Lecture, Wellington: Jennifer Shennan, ... on dancing



Resolution 2020, A different programme each evening, London:

- Tuesday 18 February: Ka Bradley & Adam Moore: The Place

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Links – Friday 21 February, 2020


New York Feature – 3 Takes on Odette v Odile, NYCB, Shanghai, Bourne: Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review


Reviews – Kate Prince/Sting/Zoo Nation, Message in a Bottle, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Neil Norman, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Reviews – West Side Story (Van Hove, De Keersmaeker), New York:

Ben Brantley, NY TImes

Peter Marks, Washington Post

Charles McNulty, LA TImes

Diane Snyder, The Telegraph

Max McGuinness, Financial Times


Review – Pam Tanowitz, Four Quartets, Los Angeles: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Swan Lake, Birmingham: Tim Harding, Reviews Hub


Review – McNicol Ballet Collective, For Life 4-bill, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Mitten Wir Im Leben Sind, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


News – Joffrey Ballet, 2020-21 Season: Andrew Gans, Playbill


News – When a Director was fired, ballet stars rallied – or did they? Alex Marshall, NY Times


What’s On – New York, Next Week: Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review – Arts Academy, Sunderland College, Figures in a Floating Landscape: Peter Lathan, BTG



Resolution 2020, A different programme each evening, London:

- Wednesday 19 February: Jenny Gilbert & Hannah Barron: The Place

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Links – Saturday 22 February, 2020


Obituaries – Tobi Tobias, Dance Critic:

Neil Genzlinger, NY Times

Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal/DanceBeat



Reviews – Alina Cojocaru & Friends, Alina at Sadler’s Wells:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Rosemary Waugh, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Donald Hutera, The Times


Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Cellist, Dances at a Gathering, London:

Will Gompertz, BBC News

Siobhan Murphy, TimeOut, London


Review – Richard Alston Dance Company, Voices and Light Footsteps, Detour, Shine On, Brahms Hungarian, Montclair, NJ: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Washington Ballet, Balanchine + Ashton, Washington DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Preview – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, 13 Tongues, London: Peter Aspden, Financial Times


Reviews – Kate Prince/Sting/Zoo Nation, Message in a Bottle, London:

Scott Matthewman, Reviews Hub

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk


Review – Rambert, PreSentient, Rouge, In Your Rooms, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Reviews – Scottish Dance Theatre, Antigone, Interrupted, Edinburgh:

Lucy Ribchester, The List

Roisin O’Brien, SeeingDance


Review – West Side Story (Van Hove, De Keersmaeker), New York:

Jesse Oxfeld, The Times

Nicole Serratore, The Stage


What’s On – London & Ipswich: Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian (Scroll down)


Preview – Okwui Okpokwasili, Sitting on a Man’s Head, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Resolution 2020, A different programme each evening, London:

- Thursday 20 February, Josephine Leask & Hannah Barron, The Place



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