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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

 

 

Reviews:

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

 

Previews:

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

 

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

 

 

News:

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

 

Features:

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

 

 

News:

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

 

Essays:

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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