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Links - Thursday 01 July, 2021

 

 

Live: 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Beauty mixed programme, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

 

Preview - Royal Ballet, The Dante Project, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - Aterballetto, Don Juan, Ravenna:  Valentina Bonelli, Fjord Review

 

Preview - Parsons Dance, mixed programme, Park City Utah:  Scott Iwasaki, Park Record

 

News:

Storm damages the roof and floods the stage of Stuttgart Opera House:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Features: 

David Hallberg, AD Australian Ballet, takes the lead on new Australian dance festival:

Nick Miller, The Age

Deborah Jones, Limelight

 

Lucinda Childs, choreographer:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Freed of London, pointe shoe makers:  Emilie Murphy, Business Insider

 

How Charlotte Ballet worked through Covid:  Page Leggett, Charlotte Observer

 

Dance Diary for June:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Freefall Dance Company (BRB):  Cerith Gardiner, Aleteia

 

Footwork, the Chicago-born music-and-dance form:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

The artist-led Chocolate Factory Theater moves home:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Streamed:

Preview - American Ballet Theatre, Summer Celebration 2021:  Alan Henry, Broadway World

 

P/review - Hofesh Shechter Company, Political Mother: The final cut:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Video Report - 11th Ballet Festival of Korea roundup, Seoul:  Reina, Arirang

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Links - Friday 02 July, 2021

 

 

Interview - Valentino Zucchetti, Royal Ballet:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Live Review - Royal Ballet, Beauty mixed programme, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source

 

Streamed Review - Stuttgart Ballet, New/Works:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Audio Interview - Karen Kain, retiring AD National Ballet of Canada:  Sheena Goodyear, CBC

 

Video Feature - Alonzo King, AD Alonzo King Lines Ballet:  PBS

 

News - Elmhurst Ballet School presents its first-ever streamed performance:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Feature - Ashton Edwards is breaking down gender barriers in ballet:  Staff, Pointe Magazine

 

Feature - Sonya Tayeh, choreographer:  Rosie Colosi, NBC News

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Links - Saturday 03 July, 2021

 

 

Live:

Review - English National Ballet, Solstice mixed programme, London:  Stuart Sweeney, Critical Dance

 

Review - Jacob’s Pillow Festival: Dorrance Dance, Jacob’s Pillow:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - Motionhouse, Wild, Northampton:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Manchester International Festival/Boris Charmatz, Sea Change, Manchester:  Alex Mistlin, Guardian

 

Review - Gifford’s Circus, The Hooley, London:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

 

Book Review - Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel & Jill Nunes Jensen, The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Ballet:  Heather Desaulniers, Critical Dance

 

News - Ballet Tech (New York) announces new Artistic Director:  Peter Libby, NY Times

 

Feature - Max Richter, composer:  Nicola Moulton, FT

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Links, Sunday 4 July

 

Obituary – June Finch, Teacher of Cunningham Technique: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

 

Features:

The Royal Ballet School reunites onstage: Ginanne Brownell, NY Times

 

A parent’s guide to breakdancing: Marianka Swain, Telegraph

 

 

Live Reviews:

Royal Ballet, Beauty Mixed Programme, London: David Jays, Sunday Times

 

Ballet Central, Extracts from Highland Fling & Le Corsaire, Jigsaw, Corby/Touring: David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Mudra Dance Company, NavarasaLower Hutt: Jennifer Shennan, ... on dancing

 

 

News - Dancing on the Edge festival, Vancouver: Staff, Straight.com

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Links, Monday 5 July

 

Analysis - Who’ll fill Karen Kain’s shoes at the National Ballet of Canada? We name a few hypothetical candidates: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

 

Live Reviews:

Breakin’ Convention, Sadler’s Wells, London:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Theatre-Rites, The Global Playground, Manchester: Kate Wyver, Guardian

 

Mudra Dance Company, NavarasaLower Hutt: Lyne Pringle, Theatreview

 

 

Interview - New John Neumeier work brings two Italian dancers back home: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

 

Photo Essay - Cheek to cheek: keeping the tango alive in Buenos Aires during Covid: Natalie Alcoba &

Anita Pouchard Serra, Guardian

 

Books - "Turning Pointe" examines the changes needed to carry Ballet Into the future: April Deocariza, Pointe Magazine

 

 

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Links, Tuesday 6 July

 

Feature - ‘You’re never comfortable as a dancer’: brilliant ballerina Beatriz Stix-Brunell’s next step: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

 

Live Reviews:

Royal Ballet, Beauty Mixed Programme, London: Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Christopher Matthews, My body’s an exhibition, London: Rachel Nouchi,  BTG

 

Live Preview - National Youth Dance CompanySpeak Volumes, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

 

Streaming Review – Semperoper Ballett, Mixed 6-Bill: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

 

 

Feature - Lee Christofis and 60 years watching dance: Dance Australia

 

Report – In Real Life: How Australian audiences engage with art in a digital space: Michael Kaufmann, Limelight

 

 

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Links, Wednesday 7 July

 

History - Nijinsky’s notation for “L’Après-midi d’un faune”: a conversation with Ann Hutchinson Guest and Claudia Jeschke: Alastair Macaulay, Blog

 

 

News & Features:

The Royal Ballet Announces Company Joiners for the 2021 / 22 Season: Chloe Rabinowitz, BWW UK

 

Dance lovers ask why the Pennsylvania Ballet is now the Philadelphia Ballet: Camille Bacon-Smith, Broad Street Review

 

5 foreigners who have become ballet stars in Russia: Anna Galayda, RBTH

 

Davide Dato in Italian premiere of Uwe Scholz's Rite of Spring: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

 

Interview – Daniel Camargo, now with Hong Kong Ballet: Zabrina Lo, Tatler HK  (Keep on scrolling!)

 

 

Live Reviews:

Manchester International Festival: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Breakin’ Convention, Sadler’s WellsLondon: Tejas Rawal, The Stage

 

Jacob’s Pillow Festival, Week 1 – Dorrance Dance and others: Robert Greskovic, Wall St Journal

 

Live Preview – Rachel Meyer, Mama, do we die when we sleep? Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

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Links, Thursday 8 July

 

News - ‘I wanted this next challenge,’ says Hope Muir, the new artistic director of the National Ballet of Canada:

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail

Nancy Webb, Charlotte Observer

 

 

Features:

American Ballet Theater Is going on a bus tour to unexpected destinations: Jordi Lippe-McGraw, Forbes Magazine

 

Funding Dance in New Zealand? Mark Amery, Dominion Post

 

 

Live Reviews:

Christopher Matthews / Formed View, My Body’s An Exhibition, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs

 

Chamber Made, System Error, Melbourne: Andrew Fuhrmann, The Age

 

 

Live Previews:

Royal Ballet, Giselle, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

CAMP, Pam, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

Coming up in Melbourne, Project Animo and moreValerie Lawson, dancelines

 

 

Streaming Preview – Rambert, Summer Livestream 2021: Eye Candy, Rouge: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

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Links, Friday 9 July

 

Live Review - Royal Ballet, Beauty Mixed Programme, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Live Preview – Wen Wei Dance, Two, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

 

Streaming Review - Paris Opera Ballet, Body and Soul: Jessica Lockhart, Arts Fuse

 

Streaming Preview – Royal Ballet, Agnus Dei: Alexa Criscitiello, BWW UK

 

 

Feature - Using the Wisdom of Dance to Find Our Way Back to Our Bodies: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

 

And, of course:

London designers reimagine pointe shoes for the Royal Opera House:  Samantha Conti, WWD

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Links, Saturday 10 July

 

Interview - Mats Ek on working with The Royal Ballet, Covid and Retirement: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Feature - As Karen Kain retires from the National Ballet, the dance community reflects on her legacy: Sarah Laing, Globe and Mail

 

Opinion - Philadelphia Ballet should go back to its roots, including hiring local dancers: Sharon Skeel, Philadelphia Inquirer

 

 

Live Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Cinderella (Bintley), Plymouth: Karen Bussell, BTG

 

Live Preview – Lauren Lovette/Festival Ballet  Ensemble, Gala with NYCB, ABT & SFB dancers, New York: Alexa Criscitiello, BWW

 

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Links - Sunday 11 July, 2021

 

 

Interview - Wayne McGregor:  Arifa Akbar, Guardian

 

Live:

Preview - New York City Ballet at SPAC, Saratoga Springs:  Geraldine Freedman, Daily Gazette

Featurette - Sara Adams, NYCB on returning to SPAC:  Geraldine Freedman, Daily Gazette

 

Preview - Lauren Lovette/Festival Ballet Ensemble, Gala with dancers from NYCB, ABT & SFB, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review (some dance included) - Circolombia, Coventry:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Streamed:

Review - Diablo Ballet, Love Stories 2021:  Dean Speer, Critical Dance

 

Feature - Van Cleef & Arpels ballerina clips:  Hannah Silver, Wallpaper

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Links - Monday 12 July, 2021

 

 

Obituary, Violetta Elvin, dancer:  Sally Jaine, Guardian

 

 

Live:

Review - Australian Ballet, Anna Karenina, Adelaide:  Alison Flett, In Daily

 

Review - Pam Tanowitz Dance, I was waiting for the echo of a better day, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - Manchester International Festival 2021:

Boris Charmatz, Sea Change

Akram Khan, Breathless Puppets (Animation)

 

Streamed

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Beauty mixed programme:

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International

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Links - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

 

 

Live:

Review - American Ballet Theatre, mixed programme, Chaska:  Sheila Regan, Star Tribune

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Anna Karenina, Adelaide:  Maggie Tonkin, Dance Australia

 

Review - Spitalfields Music Festival/Kim Brandstrup, Dancing with Apollo, London:    Tim Ashley, Guardian

 

Preview Feature - Alexis Fletcher & co, Tuning, Vancouver:  Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

Gallery - Rosie Kay Company, Romeo + Juliet (in the studio):  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Film Feature - Unpacking “In the Heights” choreographic film references:  Phoebe Macrossan, The Conversation

 

Netflix Review - Jiva! (About South African dance):  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

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Links - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

 

 

Feature - Does the arts need a Euro 2020 moment?:  Amanda Parker, The Voice

 

Live:

Review - American Ballet Theatre, mixed programme, Chaska:  Staff, The Pink Report News

 

Preview - Luca Silvestrini’s Protein, En Route, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - Suzy Piani and Bonnie Neate, Unveiled, Canberra:  Amy Martin, Canberra Times

 

Preview - Ballet Sun Valley’s 2021 Festivals, Sun Valley:  Dean Speer, Critical Dance

 

Gallery - ROH Unlocked: The pointe shoe display:  Felix Bischof, The Week

 

News:

New York City Center announces 2021/22 season:  Peter Libbey, NY Times

 

Dance/USA releases new study on the impact of Covid-19 on the dance field:  Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World

 

Ballet Arizona announces 2021/22 season:  Suelen Rivera, KTAR News

 

Documentary:

Preview - Australian Ballet, And we danced:  Kevin Perry, TV Black Box

 

Review - Ballet West, In the Balance:  India Brown, Daily Utah Chronicle

 

Book Review - JoAnna Mendi Shaw, Physical Listening: A dancer’s interspecies journey:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal / Dance Beat

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Links - Thursday 15 July, 2021

 

 

Obituary - Don Martin, choreographer and teacher:  Makeda Easter, LA Times

 

 

Interview - Osiel Gouneo, Bayerisches Staatsballett:  Lydia Murray, Pointe Magazine

 

Live:

Review - New York City Ballet, Short Stories mixed programme, Saratoga:  Geraldine Freedman, Daily Gazette

 

Audio Feature - New York City Ballet returns to SPAC:  Sarah LaDuke, WAMC

 

Preview - Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, Generations of Genius, Miami:  Sean Erwin, Miami New Times

 

Documentary Review/Feature - Can you bring it: Bill T Jones and D-Man in the Water:

John Paul King, Los Angeles Blade

Radheyan Simonpillai, Guardian

 

Book Feature - Georgina Pazcoguin, Swan Dive: The making of a rogue ballerina:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature - Christine Friday, Indigenous artist/dancer:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Exhibition - Tribute to the late Khmer dancer Em Theay, Phnom Penh:  Hong Raksmey, Phnom Penh Post

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Links - Friday 16 July, 2021

 

 

Obituary - Oleg Briansky, dancer & teacher:  Anna Kisselgoff, NY Times

 

 

Live:

 

Reviews - New York City Ballet, Short Stories mixed programme, Saratoga:

Tresca Weinstein, Times Union

Jay Rogoff, WAMC

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Anna Karenina, Adelaide:  Diana Carroll, Arts Hub

 

Review - Royal Ballet School, Summer Performance, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Dancers from the Royal Danish Ballet & Royal Ballet, mixed programme, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times

 

Live Previews - Nutcracker, London: 

Royal Ballet:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

English National Ballet:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - Theatre Rites, The Global Playground, Manchester:  James Varney, Exeunt

 

Review - Tupua Tigafua, Ciggie butts in the sand, Wellington:  Anton Carter, NZ Theatreview

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Links - Saturday 17 July, 2021

 

 

Live:

Review - Australian Ballet, Anna Karenina, Adelaide:  Jane Howard, The Saturday Paper

 

Review - Royal Ballet School, Summer Performance, London:  Viki Westall-Eyre, Dance for You Magazine

 

Review - River to River Festival 2021, New York:  Noa Weiss, Brooklyn Rail

 

 

Streamed:

Review - American Ballet Theatre, A Summer Celebration:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Rambert, Eye Candy, Rouge:  Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

 

Preview Feature - Aunts Goes Public!, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Theatre Rites, The Global Playground:  David Chadderton, British Theatre Guide

 

 

Feature - Blakeley White-McGuire & Daniel Fetecua Soto talk about their new duet The Tongue of the Flame:  Cecilia Whalen Fjord Review

 

Interview - Melanie George & Ali Rosas-Salas, curatorial team members at Jacob’s Pillow:  Thomas Ford, Brooklyn Rail

 

Feature - Tanz.Köln/Kolumba, The subtle interplay between the I and the me:  Maximiliane Leuschner, Brooklyn Rail

 

Feature - Dancing with Robots:  Catie Cuan, Scientific American

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Links, Sunday 18 July

 

Feature – Powerful Artists prove it’s time to end Ageism in Dance: Sarah Parker, Observer (NY)

 

 

Live Reviews:

Ballet Hispánico, Tiburones, Batucada Fantástica, 18+1, Jacob’s Pillow: Janine Parker, Berkshire Eagle

 

Pioneers Go East Collective, Lucky Star (0.3), New York: Adrienne Sowers, Reviews Hub

 

 

Stream Reviews:

Rambert, Eye Candy, Rouge: Vera Liber, BTG

 

Spring Festival, Three Preludes, Words; A Time There Was; Act III, Don Q: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat

 

 

Archive, 1981 - Australian Ballet strikes for its principals: Richard Coleman, Brisbane Times

 

Documentary Review – Joy Womack: The White SwanMichelle Potter, ... on dancing

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Links, Monday 19 July

 

Feature – The NYCB and Broadway dancer whose lockdown business bloomed: Lucy Ash, BBC News

 

 

Live Reviews:

Royal Ballet School, Annual Matinee Performance, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Preview – City Ballet of San Diego, On the Move Double Bill, San Diego: Marcia Manna, SD Union-Tribune

 

 

Stream Review - Royal BalletBeauty Mixed Programme: Sarah Crompton, The Observer

 

 

Documentary Review – Joy Womack: The White SwanDavid Mead, SeeingDance

 

Book Review - Rogue Ballerina by Georgina Pazcoguin: Laura Pullman, Sunday Times

 

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Links, Tuesday 20 July

 

Live Reviews:

Ballet Hispánico, Mixed Bill, Jacob’s Pillow: Janine Parker, Boston Globe

 

Nervi Festival, A captivating dance tribute to Stravinsky: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

 

Stream Reviews - Rambert, Eye Candy, Rouge, London:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Emily May, The Stage

 

Stream Preview – Co3 Contemporary Dance, Archives of Humanity: Staff, Dance Australia

 

 

Features:

Covers of ballet publications by celebrated artists: Alastair Macaulay, Blog

 

Park Sae-eun, Etoile at Paris Opera Ballet: Yonhap via Korea Herald

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Links, Wednesday 21 July

 

Interview – Hope Muir, next AD at National Ballet of Canada: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

 

Live Review - Lauren Lovette & Colleagues, Why It Matters – Mixed Bill, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

 

Stream Review - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina BauschSchlafende Frau: Veronica Posth, SeeingDance

 

 

News - Rome Opera Ballet announces 2021-2022 season: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

A new Podcast - Talking Pointes: Claudia Lawson, Fjord Review

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Links, Thursday 22 July

 

Live Reviews:

Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Dance at Dusk – Mixed Bill, Los Angeles: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

Immigrant Lessons, How do we co-exist?  CAMP, Pam, Vancouver: Alina Blackett, Straight.com

 

News – ABT to return to Lincoln Center in October: Peter Libbey, NY Times

  

Features:

Beatriz Stix-Brunell: From the Royal Ballet to undergrad at Stanford: Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford Today

 

Moving away from the family for a ballet career: Rachel Hellwig, Pointe Magazine

 

The enduring appeal of pointe shoes: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia

 

Digital Transformation of Dance: Sophie Bress, Fjord Review

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Links, Friday 23 July

 

Live Review - Dance struggles to maintain its footing at Avignon Festival: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Documentary – Ailey: A poetic look at the man behind the dances:

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Andrew Gans, Playbill

 

Feature - Samuel Hobbs' dance company push/Fold preps for Mexico City: Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Artswatch

 

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Links, Saturday 24 July

 

Features:

Adam Cooper: Singin’ in the rain once again: Debra Craine, The Times

 

Archie Burnett, a Vogue Legend: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Boston Ballet’s Dance in VR series breaks the wall between viewer and performer: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

 

 

Reviews:

Yuan Yuan Tan & Colleagues, Magical Night at the Art Museum, Shanghai: Ma Yue, Shanghai Daily

 

Mary-Jane O’Reilly & Others, Ballet Noir – Giselle with a difference, Auckland: Felicity Molloy, Theatreview

 

360 Allstars at London Wonderground:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, The Stage

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

 

 

Preview – Antalya State Opera & Ballet, Pandemic: Staff, Hurriyet Daily News

 

 

And now for something different:

Review: Coppelia – A Mystery, Newcastle-under-Lyme: Natalie Douglas, The Stage

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Links - Sunday 25 July, 2021

 

 

Feature - Carlos Acosta, ballet’s Renaissance man, dances towards his 50s:  David Jays, Sunday Times

 

Streamed Review - Rambert, Eye Candy, Rouge:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Feature - Tom Oakley, the boy with cystic fibrosis who dances for his life:  Liam Kelly, Sunday Times

 

Featurette - Anna Gallardo Lobaina, Royal New Zealand Ballet:  Emma Page, Stuff

 

Feature - The role of dance in African culture:  Mary Morajeyo Okewola, Global Sisters' Report

 

Feature - In post-Irving era, Oregon Ballet Theatre puts its trust in (Peter) Franc:  Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune

 

Video - Meet Philadelphia’s House dancers preserving the soul of the scene:  Kelly Whalen, KQED

 

Feature - The woman who dreamed of banking … and belly dancing:  Nadine Wojakovski, Jewish Chronicle

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Links - Monday 26 July, 2021

 

 

Documentary Feature - What made Mr Ailey Mr Ailey:  Linda Matchan, Washington Post

 

Feature - Dancing, hopes and the pandemic: four dancers talk:  Alessandro Bizzotto, Dance for You Magazine

 

Review - This week in dance:  Sarah Crompton, Observer

Live:  Carlos Acosta, On Before, Norwich

Streamed:  Rambert, Eye Candy, Rouge

 

Review - English National Ballet School, Summer Show, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Gallim, You are here, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Jeanefer Jean-Charles, Black Victorians, Milton Keynes:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

 

Streamed Review - Phoenix Dance Theatre, The Rite of Spring:  Robert Tanitch, British Theatre Guide

 

Video Feature - American Ballet Theatre’s executive director on the company’s return to the stage:  Anjali Sundaram, CNBC

 

Review - Tokyo Olympics, Opening Ceremony:  Arifa Akbar, Observer

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Links - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

 

 

Review - Rosie Kay, Absolute Solo ll: Artemis Clown, Adult Female Dancer, Edinburgh:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Reviews - National Youth Dance Company, Speak Volumes, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Jane Darcy, Reviews Hub

 

Preview - Vail Dance Festival 2021, Vail:  Roy Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post

 

Documentary Review - And we danced (Australian Ballet):  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Feature - JoAnn M Hunter, choreographer:  Liz Hoggard, Stage

 

News Feature - Jumaane Taylor appointed AD of Chicago’s Rhythm World 2021:  Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun Times

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Links - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

 

 

Feature - Hope Muir, AD Designate of National Ballet of Canada:  Steve Sucato, Pointe Magazine

 

Feature - Dance is finally back (New York):  Siobhan Burke, Harper's Bazaar

 

Feature - Drew McOnie, choreographer:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review - Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, mixed programme, Los Angeles:  Valerie-Jean Miller, Broadway World

 

Review - Gallim, You are here, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

News - The Joyce Theatre New York announces Autumn 2021 season:  Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Feature - Clara Miller, New York City Ballet’s Songbird:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview Feature - Footnote New Zealand Dance, Dance Danced Dancing, Wellington:  Mandy Te, Stuff

 

Documentary Feature - Twin documentaries spotlight dance legends Alvin Ailey & Bill T Jones:  Lyndsey Bahr, Chicago Sun Times via AP

 

Feature - Deaf Indigenous Dance Group (DIDG) sees music, feels rhythm, dances in silence:  Carli Willis, ABC

 

Featurette - Yorkshire Ballet Seminars 2021 in Harrogate:  Graham Chalmers, Harrogate Advertiser

 

Book Excerpt - Swan Dive:  Georgina Pazcoguin, Elle

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Links - Thursday 29 July, 2021

 

 

Obituary - Vanessa Leyonhjelm, costume & fashion designer:  Iris Papathanasiou, Neos Kosmos

 

 

Review - London:  Sara Veale, Spectator

Royal Ballet, Beauty mixed programme

National Youth Dance Company, Speak Volumes

 

Gallery - National Youth Dance Company, Speak Volumes, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Book Review/Feature - James Whiteside, Center Center:  Marina Harss, Fjord Review

 

Preview - Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Firebird, Dunedin & on tour:  Staff, Otago Daily Times

 

News:  BAAND Festival announces 5 leading ballet companies performing together in New York:  Adam Feldman, Time Out NY

 

Feature - Tom Oakley, the boy with cystic fibrosis who dances for his life:  Hayley Richardson, Mail

 

News - Amar Ramasar to retire from New York City Ballet in May 2022:  Javier C Hernández, NY Times

 

Feature - Wellington Inclusive Dance (WIDance):  Kezia Bennett, Stuff

 

Feature - What my ballet instructor taught me about mentorship:  Sarah Bird, Forbes

 

Feature - 12 of the best ballet scores:  Rosie Pentreath, Classic FM

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Links - Friday 30 July, 2021

 

 

Feature - On the road with (American) Ballet Theater. Who needs red velvet seats:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - Venice Dance Biennale, Venice:  Laura Cappelle, FT

 

Reviews - Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Firebird, Paquita, Wellington:

Jack Lan, Lucire

Lyne Pringle, Stuff

 

News - Martha Graham Dance Company announces 2021/22 season:  Peter Libbey, NY Times

 

News - Sarasota Ballet announces promotions, arrivals & departures for 2021/22:  Staff, SRQ Magazine

 

News - Andrew McNicol becomes Artistic Associate of English National Ballet School:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Feature - Watching the dance world returning, without me:  Bradford Chin, Dance Magazine

 

Feature - There’s a long history of dances being pilfered for profit…:  Jill Vasbinder, The Conversation

 

Feature - 5 Pro dancers share their skin care regimes:  Haley Hilton, Dance Magazine

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