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Thursday 1 April 2021

 

Features:

Between the Acts: Antony Tudor: Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

 

A Choreographer in Quarantine: Pam Tanowitz, NY TImes

 

Dancing into motherhood: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Pandemic downs and ups: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch

 

 

Streaming Reviews & Preview:

American Ballet Theatre, A Ratmansky Celebration: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs

 

William Forsythe’s The Barre ProjectBlake Works II: Sara Veale, Spectator

 

Royal Ballet, Symphonic Variations: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

 

Live Review – New National Theatre, Tokyo, Afternoon of Fauns and Nymphs: Naomi Mori, Bachtrack

 

 

News - Vail Festival to return this summer with live performances: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

 

Opinion - Pennsylvania Ballet dishonours women by erasing them from its new season: Liza Yntema, Philadelphia Inquirer

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Friday 2 April 2021

 

Feature - A year Into the pandemic, what Is the future of the Corps de Ballet? Here's why It matters: Laura Cappelle, Pointe Magazine

 

 

News:

The British Ballet Charity Gala, Royal Albert Hall: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Anna Pavlova ballet dress restored in Museum of London video series: Staff, BBC News

 

 

Streaming Reviews & Preview:

Pacific Northwest Ballet, Digital Prog 4 – Triple Bill: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Ffin Dance, Liam Riddick’s The Three Sections – streamed premiere: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Beyond FaceThe Elephant in the Room: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

 

And for the record, there has been a development in a case in Scotland:

Ballet teacher arrested and charged with sexual offences following ITV News investigationITV News and elsewhere

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Saturday 3 April 2021

 

Interview – Taylor Stanley, New York City Ballet: Marina Harss, Fjord Review

 

 

Streaming Reviews:

Pacific Northwest Ballet, Digital Prog 4 – Triple Bill: Brian Seibert, NY TImes

 

Stuttgart Ballet, 3 Beethoven Ballets:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Polish National Ballet, Creations 13 – Six new, short works: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM), 5- dance programme: Melissa Strong, Broad Street Review

 

 

Live Review – Ballet National de Marseille, Tempo Vicino, One of Four Periods in Time, Mood, Lazarus, Marseille: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

 

News - 80-plus freelancers hired for Dundee Rep’s new online season: Thom Dibdin, The Stage

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Links - Sunday 04 April, 2021

 

 

Live Review - New National Ballet of Japan, An afternoon of Fauns & Nymphs, Tokyo:  Paul McInnes, Fjord Review

 

Live Review - Savion Glover & Nathan Lane “re-open Broadway”, New York:  Michael Paulson, NY Times

 

Feature - Yijing Zhang, Birmingham Royal Ballet, remembers her debut as Odette_Odile:  Cynthia Wei, Phi Magazine

 

Streamed Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, All Digital Season, Programme 4:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World

 

Feature - Atlanta Ballet premieres Pleiades Dances (live & online):  Emma Ryan, Technique

 

Feature - Choreographer Netta Yerushalmy reflects on Distance Dance Demonstration, an experimental film:  Joel Oliphint, Columbus Alive

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Links - Monday 05 April, 2021

 

 

Streamed Review - San Francisco Ballet, Jewels:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

 

Feature - The week in dance:  Sarah Crompton, Guardian

 

Book Review - (Edited by) Jo Butterworth & Lorna Sanders, 50 Contemporary Choreographers (3rd Edition):  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Live Review - Savion Glover & Nathan Lane  “reopen Broadway”, New York:  Peter Marks, Washington Post

 

Feature - Performing Arts make a cautious return in New York:  Matt Stevens & Julia Jacobs, NY Times (scroll down for dance)

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Links - Tuesday 06 April, 2021

 

 

Streamed Review - San Francisco Ballet, Jewels:  Jim Munson, Broadway World

 

Gallery - Australian Ballet, Watermark, Sydney:  James Brickwood, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature - The best dance accounts to follow on Instagram:  Marianna Giusti, FT

 

Streaming News - Ballet Hispánico’s Winter Watch Parties continue with 50 year legacy experience:  News Desk, Broadway World

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Links - Wednesday 07 April, 2021

 

 

Live Review - Australian Ballet, Serenade, Watermark, The Four Temperaments, Sydney:    Jansson J Antmann, Limelight

 

Interview - Kyle Abrahams, choreographer, on his new film “When We Fell” for NYCB:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Interview - Rosie Kay, choreographer/dancer, on her upcoming show at Birmingham Rep:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

News - Nathan Brook, soloist Australian Ballet, wins 2 Telstra Ballet Dancer Awards:  Staff, Mail via AAP

 

Streaming: 

 

Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Digital Programme 4:  Rachel Howard, Fjord Review

 

P/Review - Dutch National Ballet, Spring Special Gala:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - English National Ballet, My First Ballet - Swan Lake:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature - Billy Bell, choreographer:  Sarah Parker, Dance Magazine

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Links - Thursday 08 April, 2021

 

 

Feature - Ballet directors talk about ‘fitness’:  Chloe Angyal, Washington Post

 

Live Review - Australian Ballet, Serenade, Watermark, The Four Temperaments, Sydney:  Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature - Nathan Brook, Australian Ballet Telstra Award Winner:  Kerrie O’Brien, The Age

 

Video News - Australian Ballet returns to the stage and interview with Telstra winner Nathan Brook:  Chestnut Post via 9 News

 

News - Monte Carlo Ballet - the show will go on this spring:  Alizée Mosconi, Monaco Tribune

 

Preview Feature - Dance coming to the Dunedin Arts Festival:  Rebecca Fox, Otago Daily Times

 

Streaming Reviews/News/Features:

 

Pacific Northwest Ballet, Digital Programme 4:  Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Joffrey Ballet, Under the trees’ voices (world premiere):  News Desk, Broadway World

 

Ballet BC, Reaching U:  Claudia Kwan, Vancouver Sun

 

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, Social Justice Leaders Series:  Celia Wren, Washington Post

 

Prime/Christine Devaney, Captured Soft:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Live Review - Le Patin Libre, contemporary skating group, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

In Conversation - J Bouey & Jacqueline Green, dance artists:  Thomas Ford, Brooklyn Rail

 

In Conversation - Audre Wirtanen, choreographer/dancer:  Nora Raine Thompson, Brooklyn Rail

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Links - Friday 09 April, 2021

 

 

Audio Interview - Twyla Tharp on choreographing through lockdown:  Terry Gross, NPR

 

Live Review - Queensland Ballet, 60th Anniversary Gala, Brisbane:  Madelyn Coupe, Fjord Review

 

Streamed Reviews:

 

Rambert, Rooms:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Rupert Christiansen, Telegraph

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

San Francisco Ballet, Jewels:  Janice Berman, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

William Forsythe, The Barre Project:  Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

News Feature - Peggy Baker to retire & close her company:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Feature - Tiler Peck, New York City Ballet:  Rosemary Feitelberg, WWD

 

Video Report - The Chocolate Ballerina Company:  Aunyea Lachelle, Chestnut Post via NBC10

 

Gallery - Kurdish Ballet Dancer brings life to empty market in Syria:  Staff, The National via AFP

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Links - Saturday 10 April, 2021

 

 

Streamed Reviews:

 

New York City Ballet, When We Fell (Abrahams):

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Dutch National Ballet, Spring Special Gala:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Ayodele Casel, Chasing Magic:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

News - Rambert announces return to stage:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature - Septime Webre, AD Hong Kong Ballet:  Kate Whitehead, South China Morning Post

 

Review - Ballet Collective Aotearoa, Subtle  Dances, Auckland:  Jenny Stevenson, NZ Theatreview

 

Feature - Stephen Mills, AD Ballet Austin:  Staff, Sightlines Magazine

 

Feature - Georgie Rose, Norwegian National Ballet:  Deborah Weiss, Dance For You Magazine

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Sunday 11 April 2021

 

Live Reviews:

Ballet West, Precious Gems – Mixed Bill, Salt Lake City: Kate Mattingly, Utah Arts Review

 

Ballet Collective Aotearoa, Subtle Dances, Auckland: Jennifer Shennan, ... on dancing

 

Victorian State Ballet, The Little Mermaid, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

 

Feature - The Year of Living Cautiously, Pt. 2, Dance on Screen: Martha Ullman West, Oregon Artswatch

 

 

Streaming News – Vancouver Dance Centre, International Dance Day, April 29: Steve Newton, Straight.com

 

 

News - Dancers stranded in New Zealand put on second set of showsStuff.co

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