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Links – Wednesday 1 September


Q&A Session - James Whiteside thinks The Legend of Zelda would make a great ballet: Sarah Bahr, NY Times


Bay Area Diary – Dance events scheduled for the San Francisco area: Philip Mayard, Bay Area Reporter


Preview - Dancers in Split to perform for an audience of one: Emily Wilson, SF Classical Voice


News:  Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes to premiere on PBS in September: Andrew Gans, Playbill

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Links – Thursday 2 September


News Features:

Ailey II names a new Artistic Director, Francesca Harper: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


NYCB appoints Diana Taylor as its first female Board Chair: Julia Jacobs, NY Times




Sasha Waltz & Guests, remains, Berlin: Veronica Posth,  SeeingDance


Gary Clarke & Dancers, Chronicles, Huddersfield: Rich Jevons, Reviews Hub


Preview - Vancouver International Flamenco Festival: Charlie Smith, Straight.com



Stream Review – Joffrey Ballet, The Green Table: Robert Tanitch, BTG


Autumn Diary – Portland Area: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch


Books – Mark Morris, Out LoudMichael Meylac, Behind the scenes at the Ballets Russes:  Jennifer Shennan, ...  on dancing



Theatre Preview - Ida Rubinstein: The Final Act, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

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Links – Friday 3 September


Review - Ayden Brouwers & Lizzie Morris, Sound Cistem, London: Kate Wyver, Guardian


Film/Live/Touring – Frauke Requardt/David Rosenberg, Future Cargo: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review



National Ballet of Canada, Angels’ Atlas: Alicia Cox Thomson, Maclean's


National Ballet of China to revive Nureyev’s Don QuixoteStaff, China.org




World Ballet Day 2021 announced as 19 October:

Marianka Swain, BWW UK

Graham Spicer, Gramilano


English National Ballet’s new HQ voted London’s ‘Building of the year”: Alistair Lockhart, My London


NYCB’s Nutcracker to return with new rules for children: Javier C Hernandez, NY Times


Joan Myers Brown, a powerhouse of Black Dance Is retiring (mostly): Charmaine Patricia Warren, NY Times



Stream Review – Gauthier Dance, Swan Lakes Triple Bill: David Mead, SeeingDance



And if you have time:

A long cautionary tale around an “American National Ballet”: Alice Robb, Vanity Fair

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Links – Saturday 4 September



A Tribute to Margot Fonteyn, 23 May 1979 - the Programme: Alastair Macaulay, Blog


JoAnn M Hunter, choreographer: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times



Reviews – KVN Dance Company, Coppelia (Allen & different!), London:

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

David Mead, SeeingDance




Wayne McGregor to choreograph the Abba return: Ben Beaumont-Thomas & Mark Brown, Guardian


Houston Ballet choreographer Christopher Bruce steps down after 32 years: Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle


Hip Hop International to dance again in L.A., despite Delta, with its USA Championships: Jevon Phillips, LA Times



Preview – Herstory of the Universe@Governors IslandNicole Loeffler-Gladstone, Brooklyn Rail


Rumination - On an Edwin Denby NYC Traffic Sonnet: Kirby Olson, Brooklyn Rail

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Links – Sunday 5 September



The ending of Frederick Ashton’s Symphonic Variations: a 1946 photograph: Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Cunningham, Rauschenberg, Satie: Nocturnes, 1956-1968: Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Feature – Matthew Bourne on why The Midnight Bell might be one of his last pieces: Sarah Crompton, Sunday Times


Gallery – Lana Jones, ex-Australian Ballet: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


News - TorinoDanza Festival – Shechter, Papaioannou, Khan, Ferri: Graham Spicer, Gramilano


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Links - Monday 06 September, 2021



Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Come Fly Away, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Video News - Orlando Ballet get back to work:  Julie Gargotta, Spectrum News


Feature - The story of American National Ballet, the company that promised so much and failed within days of the dancers arriving:  Alice Robb, Vanity Fair


Feature - JoAnn M Hunter, choreographer of Lloyd-Webber’s Cinderella:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

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Links - Tuesday 07 September, 2021



Feature - David Nixon, AD Northern Ballet:  Kate Wyver, Stage


Feature - Daniel Riley, AD Australian Dance Theatre:  Claudia Lawson, Fjord Review


Streamed Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Firebird:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Preview - A Festival of Korean Dance 2021, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview - The Dan Daw Show, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Comment - The importance of culture in education:  Sharon Watson (Principal of NSCD), Yorkshire Evening Post


Review - Colón Ballet, Gale, Piazzolla Itinerary, Buenos Aires:  Edison F Waters, Vegna News


Feature - The Russian Ballerina who danced to survive Stalin’s Gulag:  Harry Howard, Mail


Feature - Water Ballet: Guizhou Art of Bamboo Drifting:  Ewelina Lepionko, Albawaba



And finally…


Featurette - Health worker performs graceful ballet routine at Utah hospital:  Rosie Pentreath, Classic FM

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Links - Wednesday 08 September, 2021



News - Sonia Rodriguez to retire from National Ballet of Canada after 32 years:  Michael Vincent, Ludwig Van


News - Boston Ballet announces 2021-22 season:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


Cinema Preview - Northern Ballet, Dangerous Liaisons:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review - Co3, In House, Perth:  Isabelle Leclezio, Dance Australia


Preview - James Cousins Company, We Are As Gods, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - Miguel Gutierrez, choreographer:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Streamed Review:  Ben Kulvichit, Exeunt Magazine

Janine Harrington, Screensaver Series

Seeta Patel, The Rite of Spring


Essay - Julia Farron (1922-2019) and her place in ballet history:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Essay - The actor Jean-Paul Belmondo and the ballerina Fanny Cerrito: are they related?:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog

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Links - Thursday 09 September, 2021



Feature - Matthew Bourne talks about his new work The Midnight Bell:  Lindsey Winship, Guardian


Review - Ukrainian Ballet Gala, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News - Christopher Bruce steps down as Associate Choreographer at Houston Ballet after 32 years:  Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle


Preview - Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


Video Feature - Sanford Placide, Dance Theatre of Harlem, talks about his ACL injury:  Leonardo March, Haitian Times


Film Feature - Ema:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Amazon Trailer - Birds of Paradise:  Abigail Adams, People


Feature - This park dancer is literally an ad for New York. The NYPD keeps shutting her down:  Saki Knafo, Curbed

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Links - Friday 10 September, 2021



Reviews - Ukrainian Ballet Gala, London:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance


Review - Rosie Kay Dance Company, Romeo + Juliet, Birmingham:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


Suggestions = Autumn/Winter dance picks in Washington, NY & streamed:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Reviews – KVN Dance Company, Coppelia (Allen & different!), London:

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Mary Beer, London Theatre 1


Review - Amber Haines & Kyle Page, RED, Brisbane:  Olivia Stewart, Limelight


Feature - Katherine Dunham, the entrepreneur who inspired Alvin Ailey:  Ariel Shapiro, Forbes

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Links - Saturday 11 September, 2021



Reviews - Rosie Kay Dance Company, Romeo + Juliet, Birmingham:

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Rosemary Waugh, The i


Preview - An evening with Sergei Polunin, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview - Madeline Hollander with dancers from New York City Ballet, Review, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature - Lauren Lovette of NYCB & Jamar Roberts of Alvin Ailey are retiring from the stage to focus on making dances:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


News Feature - Royal Ballet to feature wheelchair dancer for first time at Paralympic event:  Staff, ITV


Preview - After 25 years Bowen McCauley Dance Company takes a final bow:  Robert Bettmann, Washington City Paper


Feature - Together and in person: everybody dance now:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Video Feature - Did a former ballerina accused of murder shoot her husband in self-defence?:  Jim Axelrod, CBS News

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Links - Sunday 12 September, 2021



Streamed Review - English National Ballet, Emerging Dancer: A Celebration:  Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International


Review - Rosie Kay Dance Company, Romeo + Juliet, Birmingham:  Johanna Dyer, Bromsgrove Standard


News - New dance initiatives for Australia:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


News - Monte Carlo Ballet announces two new high-profile dancers:  Simon Zwierniak, Monaco Tribune


Documentary Feature - Call me dancer: An Indian ballet dancer rises from the Mumbai slums:  Arun Kumar, American Bazaar

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Links – Monday 13 September


Roundup - A deep and joyful dive into the 2021 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Gay Morris, DanceTabs


Feature - Is Covent Garden more exposed than ever? Richard Morrison, The Times


Preview – Scottish Ballet, Starstruck: Patricia-Ann Young, Sunday Post


Review - Rosie Kay Dance Company, Romeo + Juliet, Birmingham: Sarah Crompton, Guardian


Review - Passion Fruit Dance CompanyTrapped, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Report - National Ballet of China, Don Quixote, Beijing: Staff, Global Times


Interview - Garry Stewart on leaving Australian Dance Theatre: Maggie Tonkin, Dance Australia


News - Winners in the RAD Fonteyn Awards: Staff, Dance Australia

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Links – Tuesday 14 September


Dance History - Sybil Shearer (1912–2005): Wendy Perron, Blog


Report – National Ballet of Canada down on the farm: Staff, CBC News


Review – Brisbane Festival: Karul Projects, WeredingoDancenorth, Red: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia


Preview – Motionhouse, Nobody, London/Touring: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News - What to see as Seattle dancers return to stages (and screens) in fall 2021: Megan Burbank, Seattle Times


News - Tia Hassan & Kate Scanlan appointed to lead East London Dance: Giverny Masso, The Stage

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Links – Wednesday 15 September


Previews - Royal Ballet, The Dante Project, London:

Graham Spicer, Gramilano

Stephi Wild, BWW UK Regional


Feature - Akram Khan on Creature, climate change and updating ‘racist’ Rudyard Kipling: Mark Monahan, Telegraph


Festival Previews:

Fall for Dance, Sweet Gwen Suite: Gia Kourlas, NY Times 

Little Island Dance Festival/Ayodele Casel & Torya Beard: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature - La Meri and a Global Spectrum of Dance: Nancy Wozny, Dance Magazine


Preview - New Art ClubCupid's Revenge, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview – AMM & DCO, The Umbrella Dance, Philadelphia: Melissa Strong, Broad Street Review


Interview – Alice Topp, Choreographer, Australian Ballet: Claudia Lawson, Fjord Review


News - National Ballet of Canada 2021/22 roster announced: Alexa Criscitiello, BWW Toronto


Book Review – Being a Ballerina by Gavin Larsen: David Mead, SeeingDance

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Links – Thursday 16 September


Interview - English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo: ‘I loved playing these outrageous women – they liberated me’: Kate Wyver, The Stage


Opinion – Learned Behaviour: Liam Scarlett and related matters: Luke Jennings, London Review of Books


Updated Feature - Lauren Lovette and Jamar Roberts pivot from Dance to Choreography: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Essay - Dancing through New York in a summer of joy and grief: Carina del Valle Schorske, NY Times


Feature - Dance and AI: the future is here with ForgeryOlivia Stewart, Limelight


Preview – Alma de España Flamenco, FamiliaVancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com


News - Joffrey welcomes four new dancers from South Korea, Spain and the U.S: Alexa Criscitiello, BWW Chicago

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Links – Friday 17 September


Reviews - Hofesh Shechter CompanyDouble Murder, London:

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Debra Craine, The Times

David Mead, SeeingDance

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, The Stage


Documentary - In Balanchine’s Classroom: Teo Bugbee, NY Times


Review – Colleen Thomas & Dancers, Light and Desire, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Stream Review – Rambert 2, Note to Self: David Mead, SeeingDance


News - Finalists announced for Queensland Ballet’'s Suncorp Dream Big Challenge: Jo Litson, Limelight


News - Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes premieres on PBS: Andrew Gans, Playbill


News - Houston Ballet takes to the streets for innovative new digital show: Steven Devadanam, Culture Map


News - Woman stole $1.5 million from ballet school: Helena Wegner, Miami Herald

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Links – Saturday 18 September


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, Brighton/Touring: Simon Topping, Reviews Hub


Review - Hofesh Shechter CompanyDouble Murder, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub


Review - Breakin' Convention: The Ruggeds, Between Us, London: Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub


Feature - Divine intervention: Wayne McGregor on choreographing Dante: Sarah Kirkup, Bachtrack


Feature - Drew McOnie on creating Merlin for Northern Ballet: Debra Craine, The Times


Stream Review – Rambert 2, Note to Self: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Stream Review - English National Ballet, Emerging Dancer: A Celebration: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance


Review – BalletX, Sunset, 0639 hours, Philadelphia: Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review


Review – Julie Mayo & colleagues, Nerve Show, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Fall Preview - All the ways to Fall for Dance again, onstage and beyond: Margaret Fuhrer, NY Times


News/Gallery – RB and BRB dancers featured in London Fashion Week: Lizzie Edmonds & Chloe Street, Evening Standard


News - Sergei Polunin shoots The Road to Eternity video in Romania: Irina Marica, Romania-Insider


Feature - Behind Tai Hang’s fire dragon dance, a Hong Kong Mid-Autumn Festival tradition: Erika Na, SCMP



Book Review - Nouvelle Histoire de la danse en Occident: De la Préhistoire à nos jours, edited by Laura Cappelle: Ada Bronowski, Estetika  (Yes, the book is in French but this erudite review is not.)

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Links - Sunday 19 September, 2021



Preview World Ballet Day 2021:  Valerie Lawson, Dance Lines


Review - Ukrainian Ballet Gala, London:  Deborah Weiss, Dance for You Magazine


Interview - Patricia Ward Kelly talks about Gene Kelly & his ballet Pas de Dieux:  Marianka Swain, Telegraph


Streamed Review - Rambert 2, Note to Self:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - Mikhail Baryshnikov’s photography:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Video Feature - Kamal Singh, from Delhi to English National Ballet School:  Staff, One India


News/Gallery – RB and BRB dancers featured in London Fashion Week: Isabelle Truman, Grazia

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Links - Monday 20 September, 2021



Reviews - Hofesh Shechter Company, Double Murder, London:

Sarah Crompton, Observer

Robert Tanitch, British Theatre Guide


Review - Rosie Kay Dance Company, Romeo + Juliet, Birmingham:  Staff, Today UK News


Reviews - West Australian Ballet, Coppelia, Perth:

Rita Clarke, Limelight

Graeme Watson, Out in Perth


Preview - De Nada Dance Theatre, Mariposa, Birmingham:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Feature - Ballet in the City: Jewish contributions to the performing arts in 1930s Shanghai:  Susan Blumberg-Kason, LA Review of Books

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Links - Tuesday 21 September, 2021



Feature - Edward Watson, Royal Ballet:  Laura Cappelle, Dance Magazine


Feature - Erina Takahashi, English National Ballet:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Podcast Interview - David Hallberg, AD Australian Ballet:  Claudia Lawson, Fjord Review


Review - Joffrey Ballet, mixed programme, Chicago:  Hedy Weiss, wttw


Reviews - West Australian Ballet, Coppelia, Perth:

Alana Kildea, Dance Australia

Lucinda Coleman, Arts Hub


Review - BalletX, Sunset, 0639 Hours, Philadelphia:  Lewis Whittington, Culture Vulture


Review - The Ruggeds, Between Us, London:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review - Sung Im Her, W.A.Y, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


Review - Charlotte Spencer Projects, Is this a waste of land, London:  Daisy Hayes, Seeing Dance


News - Dance Consortium announces 2022 tours for Acosta Danza & NDT2:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


Video Feature - Afghanistan: The Escape of the Whirling Dancer:  Kawoon Khamoosh, BBC


Video Feature - Ballet Hispanico:  Jenna DeAngelis, CBS Local NY

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Links - Wednesday 22 September, 2021



Obituary - Coralie Hinkley, dancer & choreographer:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing



Preview - Candoco, Set and Reset/Reset, Last Shelter, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview Feature - Dance Made in Canada Festival 2021, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Australian Dance Theatre, Objekt, Adelaide:  Maggie Tonkin, Dance Australian


Documentary Review - In Balanchine’s Classroom:  Neely Swanson, Easy Reader


Streamed Review - In Conversation with Merce (Cunningham):  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Film/DVD Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Red Shoes:  Helen Tope, Reviews Hub


News - West Australian Ballet increases roster by 7 new dancers:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


Feature - Michael Halpern on enlisting the Royal Ballet’s dancers as models for his London Fashion Week show:  Tamara Abraham, Telegraph


Prime Review - Birds of Paradise:  Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, AV Club

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Links - Thursday 23 September, 2021



Reviews - New York City Ballet, Serenade, Symphony in C, After the Rain duet, New York:

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance


Video Report - New York City Ballet returns with in-person performances:  Staff, Fox 5 NY


Documentary Review - In Balanchine’s Classroom:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Preview - English National Ballet, Creature (Akram Khan), London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review - London:  Sara Veale, Spectator

Ukrainian Ballet Gala

Hofesh Shechter Company, Double Murder


Preview Feature - Fall for Dance North, Toronto & Streamed:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Dance Review Flashback - Dorrance Dance, Untitled Waveforms, … Praise: The Inevitable Fruit of Gratitude (excerpts), Jacob’s Pillow:  Thea Singer, Arts Fuse


Interview – Ayodele Casel and Torya Beard, co-curators of NY’s Little Island Dance Festival:  Susanna Sloat, DanceTabs


Preview - Alessandra Ferri celebrates 40 years of association with the Royal Ballet, London:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


News - Royal New Zealand Ballet to end 2021 season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Scarlett):  Staff, Scoop


Preview - Houston Ballet, mixed programme, Houston:  Margaret Downing, Houston Press


News - Ballet BC announces live 2021/22 season:  Steve Newton, Straight


Preview - Dance Umbrella 2021, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - A new company - Dance Aspen:  Kyra Laubacher, Pointe Magazine


Review - 7 Fingers, Passagers, Birmingham:  John Kennedy, Reviews Hub


Feature - How did the 7 Fingers Passagers make it to the UK during the pandemic?:  Nick Awde, Stage

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Links - Friday 24 September, 2021



Review - New York City Ballet, Serenade, After the Rain duet, Symphony in C, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - New York City Ballet, Amaria, Opus 19/The Dreamer, Russian Seasons, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Feature - Christopher Hampson talks about mounting Gene Kelly’s ballet Pas de Dieux for Scottish Ballet:  Kelly Apter, The List


Documentary Review - In Balanchine’s Classroom:  Robert Abele, LA Times


Feature - Isaac Hernández, English National Ballet:  Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle


Preview Feature - Pacific Northwest Ballet returns to the stage, Seattle:  Darren Davis, Seattle Met


Feature - Laura and Jérôme Tisserand, Monte-Carlo Ballets:  Camille Esteve, Monaco Tribune


Reviews - Motionhouse, Nobody, London:

Kate Wyver, Guardian

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review - Sung Im Her, W.A.Y, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance


Review - Lost in Translation, Luminosa, London:  Christine Stanton, Reviews Hub

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Links - Saturday 25 September, 2021



Reviews - English National Ballet, Creature (Khan), London:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Emma Byrne, Standard

Neil Norman, Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

David Mead, Seeing Dance

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Scott Matthewman, Reviews Hub

Vikki Jane Vile, Broadway World

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - New York City Ballet, Opus 19/The Dreamer, Amaria, Russian Seasons, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - New York City Ballet, Serenade, After the Rain duet, Symphony in C, New York:  Carla Escoda, Backtrack


Video Interview - Angel Corella, AD Philadelphia Ballet:  Jess Kartalija, CBS Local


Feature - Pomp and Pirouettes: When ballet stars bid farewell (at Paris Opera Ballet):  Cecilia Delporte, World Crunch


Feature - After a choreographer’s suicide, ballet confronts tough questions:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Reviews - Motionhouse, Nobody, London:

David Mead, Seeing Dance

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Australasian Dance Collective, Forgery, Brisbane:  Olivia Stewart, Limelight


Review - A Festival of Korean Dance, London:  Miriam Sallon, Reviews Hub


Review - Ragamala Dance Company, Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Essay - A conversation with Moira Goff:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Q&A - Director Connie Hochman talks about making In Balanchine’s Classroom:  Staff, Moviefone


Video Feature - Pioneer Winter Collective creates in spite of Covid:  Carl Juste, Miami Herald


Prime Review - Birds of Paradise:  Adrian Horton, Guardian


Feature - Stephan Azulay, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, shares his super guacamole recipe:  Jennifer Stahl, Dance Magazine

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Links – Sunday 26 September


Review – English National Ballet, Creature (Khan), London: Debra Craine, The Times


Reviews – Scottish Ballet, StarstruckGlasgow:

Mark Brown, The National

Mark Brown, Telegraph  (Different text)


Review – MotionhouseNobody, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review - Charlotte Spencer ProjectsIs This a Waste Land?, London: Sarah Crompton, The Observer


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Singularly Cerrudo Triple Bill, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Preview - Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, Where is my B-O-D-Y, Philadelphia: Camille Bacon-Smith, Broad Street Review


Gallery - Russian ballet through the eyes of Nina Alovert: Alexandra Guzeva, Russia Beyond


DVD Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Red Shoes” Philip Fisher, BTG


Feature – Marisa Hamamoto, founder of Infinite Flow: Kavita Daswani, SCMP

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Links – Monday 27 September


Reviews – Northern Ballet, Merlin, Nottingham/Touring:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Mark Brown, Telegraph

Donald Hutera, The Times


Review – Scottish Ballet, StarstruckGlasgow: Róisín O’Brien, Guardian


Reviews - Mark Morris Dance Group, Words, Quad, Water: Outdoors New York:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Brian Seibert, NY Times


Feature – Alessandra Ferri/AF Dance, L’Heure Exquise: Graham Spicer, Gramilano


Feature – Beatriz Stix-Brunell arrives at Stanford: Kirsten Mettler, Stanford Daily


Review - Ragamala Dance CompanyFires of Varanasi, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance


Preview – Côté Danse, +(dix): Susan Krashinsky Robertson, Globe and Mail


If you’ve got 3 hours to spare:

Baroque ballets, music for Rameau's birthday and moreABC Classic

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Links – Tuesday 28 September


Essay - Silent screams, Akram Khan’s Creature and bad trends in British ballet choreography: Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Feature - Gaza artist mixes beauty with pain in her ballet paintings: Staff, The Star (Asia)


Reviews – Scottish Ballet, StarstruckGlasgow:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Mary Brennan, Herald

Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Reviews – English National Ballet, Creature, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Rosemary Waugh, The i

Anna Selby, The Arbuturian

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle


Review – Northern Ballet, Merlin, Nottingham/Touring: David Mead, SeeingDance


Review – MotionhouseNobody, London: Natasha Tripney, The Stage


Review - Australasian Dance Collective, Forgery, Brisbane: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia


News - Farewells at New York City Ballet: Terry Trucco, Playbill


News – West Australian Ballet expands: Staff, Dance Australia


Feature – Queensland Ballet in 2022: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


News - Milan unveils a plaque for Carla Fracci: Graham Spicer, Gramilano


News - American Repertory Ballet returns to live performances: A A Cristi, BWW Dance

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Links – Wednesday 29 September


Obituary – Colin Jones: Dancer, Photographer: Staff, Telegraph



Reviews – Scottish Ballet, StarstruckGlasgow:

Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

Thom Dibdin, The Stage


Review – Northern Ballet, Merlin, Nottingham: Ian Douglas, LeftLion


Review – New York City Ballet, Opus 19, Amaria, Russian Seasons, New York: Ivy Lin, Bachtrack


Studio Gallery – Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet with Fumi Kaneko and William Bracewell: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Feature - ‘I Feel an Abundance’: A composer dips Into the dance world: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Feature - Inside the Paris Opera Ballet’s Opening Gala with Chanel: Liam Freeman, Vogue


Review - Philly Fringe 2021/Kyle Marshall Choreography, Stellar, Rise: Melissa Strong, Broad Street Review


News - National Ballet of Canada confirms Nutcracker Is a Go:

Michael Vincent, Ludwig van Toronto

Staff, Globe and Mail


Podcast – Stephen Petronio, Choreographer: Elizabeth Howard, Arts Fuse


Documentary - In Balanchine’s ClassroomJanice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Preview – Funsch Dance Experience, EPOCH: Michael Zwiebach, SF Classical Voice


Ballet-related Reviews - Ida Rubinstein - The Final Act, London:

Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


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Links – Thursday 30 September


Review – New York City Ballet, Serenade, After the Rain, Symphony in C, New York: Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review


Reviews – New York City Ballet, 2 shows – 7 dances, New York:

Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes


Review – Scottish Ballet, StarstruckGlasgow: Brett Herriot, ScotsGay Arts


Review - Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, TooMortal, London: Daisy Hayes, SeeingDance


Review - Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Deep Blue Sea, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Reviews – Alejandro Cerrudo & colleagues, It Starts Now, New York:

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance


Review - Pacific Northwest BalletSingularly Cerrudo – Triple Bill, Seattle: Dean Speer, Critical Dance


Review – Elizabeth Streb & Colleagues, From Ringside to Extreme Action, Jacob’s Pillow: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Feature - Choreographers Sidra Bell and Andrea Miller on their Fall 2021 premieres: Madelyn Sutton, Playbill


Book Review – Swan Dive by Georgina Pazcoguin: Joy Wang X.Y, SeeingDance


Interview/Preview – The Dan Daw Show, London: Lyndsey WinshipGuardian


Preview – Aeriosa Dance Society, Home/Domicile, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com


Dance Diary – September 2021: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing


Ballet-related Review - Ida Rubinstein - The Final Act, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


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