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Links - Sunday 01 March, 2020



Review - London:  David Dougill, Times

Alina Cojocaru & Friends, Alina at Sadler’s Wells

Viviana Durante Company, Isadora Now


Reviews - Viviana Durante Company, Isadora Now, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Polaris, Cloven Kingdom, Syzygy, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune


Review - Houston Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Houston:  Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Gallery - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, 13 Tongues, Dust, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - Grupo Corpo, Dança Sinfonica, Gira, Vancouver:  Mike Usinger, Straight


Review - Verve, mixed programme, Leeds:  Rich Jevons, Reviews Hub


Reviews - Romeo Castellucci, Requiem, Adelaide:

Jo Litson, Limelight

Peter Bleby, Australian Stage


Review - Ballet Philippines, 50th Anniversary Gala, Manila:  Tats Rejante Manahan, Philippines Inquirer


Feature - February’s Dance Diary, Australia:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Review - Nikki Rumer and Jean Daniel Broussé, Knot, Lancaster:  David Upton, British Theatre Guide


Feature - Taketeru Kudo, Butoh dancer:  James Hadfield, Japan Times

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Links - Monday 02 March, 2020



Review - New York City Ballet, Rotunda (Peck), New York:  Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review


Reviews - National Ballet of Canada, Chroma, Marguerite and Armand, Angels’ Atlas, Toronto:

Paula Citron, Ludwig Van Toronto

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Ballo dello Regina, August 2.0, Raymonda Act 3, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Review - London:  Sarah Crompton, Observer

Viviana Durante Company, Isadora Now

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, 13 Tongues, Dust


Review - Boston Ballet, Agon, Glass Pieces, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, Boston:  Molly Farrah, Daily Free Press


Diary - Dance in LA this week:  Matt Cooper, LA Times


Review - Compagnie Hervé Koubi, Les nuits barbares ou les premiers matins du monde, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance


Review - American Repertory Ballet, Giselle, New Brunswick:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance


Review - Portland Ballet & Dirigo Ensemble, Gallery: Composing Choreography, Portland:  Steve Feeney, Press Herald


Q&A - James B Whiteside, American Ballet Theatre:  Jerry Nun, Windy City Times

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Links – Tuesday 3 March, 2020


News – David Hallberg to be AD at Australian Ballet:

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Valerie Lawson & Nick Galvin, The Age

Deborah Jones, FollowSpot

Jo Litson, Limelight


Review – New York City Ballet, Classic NYCB II Triple Bill, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature/Q&A – Francesca Hayward, Cats and more: Neil Norman, The Stage


Feature – How Europe is luring America’s best dancers: Charlotte Barnett, NY Observer


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Angels’ Atlas, Chroma, Marguerite and Armand, Toronto: Penelope Ford, Globe and Mail


Review – Australian Ballet, The Happy Prince, Brisbane: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia


Review – Boston Ballet, rEVOLUTION (Agon, Glass Pieces, In the Middle ..), Boston: Andrew Child, BWW Boston


Tour Reviews – BalletBoyz, Deluxe (Bradley 4:18, Ripple), Glasgow:

Roisin O’Brien, SeeingDance

Lucy Ribchester, The List


Preview – Northern Ballet, Geisha, Touring UK: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview – Joffrey Ballet, Mixed Bill, Berkeley: Andrew Gilbert, Mercury News


Review – Nancy Karp + Dancers, piano, piano, Oakland: Heather Desaulniers, DanceTabs



Ballet costumiers and their secrets: Anna Winter, The Stage

For ballet shoes, a Russian company is on pointe: Andrea Palasciano, Moscow Times


News – Jessica Xuan & Semyon Velichko to Principal at Dutch National Ballet: Staff, BWW NL


Review – Step Afrika! Drumfolk, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


What’s On – New York & San Francisco, This Spring: Charlotte Barnett, NY Observer


Preview – PUSH Dance Company, The Motley Experiment, San Francisco: Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice


Feature – Dance at Disneyland: Todd Martens, LA Times


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Links – Wednesday 4 March, 2020


Obituary – Cecil Bates, Dancer, Choreographer, Notator: Michelle Potter, .... on dancing



Review – Béjart Ballet Lausanne & Diana Vishneva, Béjart Celebrates Maurice, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Review – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, 13 Tongues, Dust, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Interview – Choreographer Crystal Pite – beyond Betroffenheit: Anna Winter, The Stage


Feature – Three Australians with the Royal Ballet: Karen Van Ulzen, Dance Australia


Feature – Carlos Pons Guerra/DeNada Dance Theatre, Mariposa: David Mead, SeeingDance


Review – Demo: Now 2020, Very mixed Bill, Washington DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review – Perth Festival: STRUT, Hofesh in the Yard; Teaċ Daṁsa, MÁM: Margaret Mercer, Dance Australia


Review – Projection Dance Company, Closer, Sydney: Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia


Review – Jess Evans & Lyra Butler-Denman, Delicate Fish/BARDO, Portland: Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Artswatch

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Links – Thursday 5 March, 2020


Reviews – Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young/Kidd Pivot, Revisor, London:

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian

Debra Craine, The Times

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Neil Norman, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Vera Liber, BTG

Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance


Feature – I was a teenage Riverdancer: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Ballett Zürich, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, Zürich: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Review – Ballet Vlaanderen, Kaash, Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue, Faun, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Reviews – Boston Ballet, rEVOLUTION (Agon, Glass Pieces, In the Middle …), Boston:

Mary Paula Hunter, Arts Fuse

Sara Komatsu, The Harvard Crimson


Reviews – BalletBoyz, Deluxe (Bradley 4:18, Ripple), Glasgow:

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review


Review – Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teaċ Daṁsa, MÁM, Perth: Deborah Jones, FollowSpot


Tour Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Red Shoes, Bristol: Claire Hayes, BTG


Late Review – Russell Maliphant Company, maliphantworks3, London: Stuart Sweeney, Critical Dance


Review – Kate Prince/Zoo Nation, Message in a Bottle, London: Rachel Nouchi, BTG


News – Queensland Ballet AD Li Cunxin explains his Scarlett decision: Broede Carmody, Brisbane Times


Tour Review – Transitions Dance Company, Irresponsible Gods, Un-sound, Firstly, my name, Sale: Georgina Wells, BTG


Preview – Bill Coleman, Dollhouse, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Miscellaneous – Brooklyn Rail, March Edition: West Side Story, Okwui Okpokwasili & a piece on CheerleadingRail, March


Coming Up – In London, till November: Zoe Paskett & Lizzie Thompson, Evening Standard


Video – Brooklyn Ballet’s multi-ethnic Pas de QuatreStaff, abc7 news



Oh dear, oh dear ......

Hun Sen slams Cambodian Royal Ballet performance in Singapore The Star



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Links – Friday 6 March, 2020


Preview – American Ballet Theatre, Of Love and Rage (Ratmansky World Premiere), Costa Mesa, CA: Jordan Riefe, LA Times


Preview – San Francisco Ballet/Cathy Marston, Mrs Robinson, San Francisco, SF Classical Voice


Preview – A revised La Bayadère for Pennsylvania Ballet: Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer


Review – Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young/Kidd Pivot, Revisor, London: G J Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Swan Lake (Wright), Salford: David Cunningham, BTG


Feature – McNicol Ballet Collective, a new neoclassical company: Ruth Comerford, The Stage


Reviews – Mark Bruce Company, Return to Heaven, London:

Anna Winter, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review – Ballet BC, Romeo + Juliet (Walerski), Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Reviews – Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teaċ Daṁsa, MÁM, Wellington:

Lyne Pringle, Stuff.co

Deirdre Tarrant, Theatreview


Review – Kimberly Bartosik/Daela, Through the Mirror, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


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


News – A prize-winning dance portrait: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing



Covid-19 Corner:

Inappropriate behaviour at Korean National Ballet: Im Eun-byel, Korea Herald

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Links – Saturday 7 March, 2020


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Swan Lake (Scarlett), London:

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Debra Craine, The Times

Louise Levene, Financial Times


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, The EVE Project, Washington DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Ballet Vlaanderen, Kaash, Faun, Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue, New York: Sheila Kogan, TheaterScene


Review – Ballet BC, Romeo + Juliet (Walerski), Northridge, CA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Chroma, Marguerite and Armand, Angels’ Atlas, Toronto: Josephine Minhinnett, Fjord Review


Review – DEMO 2020, Mixed Bill, Washington DC: Carmel Morgan, Critical Dance


Review – Michael Keegan-Dolan/Teaċ Daṁsa, MÁM, Wellington: Jennifer Shennan, ... on dancing


Preview – NZ Festival of the Arts 2020, Strasbourg 1518, Wellington: Kate Green, Dominion Post


What’s On – UK (London, Cardiff, Touring): Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian  (Scroll down)

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