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Links – Friday 1 October

 

Features - Matthew Bourne: the lord of the dance bounces back:

Debra Craine, The Times

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Opus19, Amaria, Russian Seasons, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – Ragamala Dance Company, Fires of Varanasi, New York:   Karen Greenspan, DanceTabs

 

Review – Ayodele Casel & colleagues, Chasing Magic, Boston: Debra Cash, Arts Fuse

 

News – World Ballet Day 2021 Programme: A A Cristi, BWW UK

 

Feature – Esteban Cortázar’s costumes for the New York City Ballet Fall Gala: Claire Stern, Elle

 

News – City Ballet of San Diego – 21/22 Programme: Nina Garin, SD Union-Tribune

 

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Links – Saturday 2 October

 

Obituaries – Colin Jones, Dancer, Photographer:

Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

Peter Crookston, Guardian

 

 

Feature – Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and JulietJann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Feature – Kate Prince and a Sting in the tale: how the music of the Police inspired a dance show about refugees: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Reviews – Kate Prince/Zoo Nation, Message in a Bottle, London:

Vera Liber, BTG

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

David Guest, Reviews Hub

 

Interview - Carlos Acosta: ‘The classical repertory, for all its faults, deserves our respect’: Fergus Morgan, The Stage

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet, Fall Fashion Gala – Glass Pieces, Suspended Animation, Sky to Hold, New York:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

-- Frocks etc: Daily Front Row (and elsewhere!)

 

Preview – Liam Scarlett’s A Midsummer Night's Dream to close year for Royal New Zealand Ballet: Staff, Dominion Post

 

Review – Company SIGA, Zero, London: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Feature - Six of the best dance paintings: Laura Freeman, The Times

 

Feature - The pandemic and time away from performing led Ailey dancer Jessica Pinkett to quit and embark on new creative ventures: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

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Links - Sunday 03 October, 2021

 

 

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

David Jays, Times

Sarah Crompton, Observer

GJ Dowler, Classical Source

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, Starstruck, Inverness:  Scott Begbie, Press and Journal

 

Review - Kate Prince/Zoo Nation, Message in a Bottle, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Featurette - Fumi Kaneko & William Bracewell (Royal Ballet) talk Romeo and Juliet:  Staff, RTL Today via AP

 

Book Review - Georgina Pazcoguin, Swan Dive:  Daisy Goodwin, Times

 

Review - The 7 Fingers, Passager, Brighton:  Simon Topping, Reviews Hub

 

Preview - Arts Watch: Dance in Portland is back on stage!:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch

 

Review - Emily Johnson, Invitation to being a future being, Portland:  Lindsay Costello, Oregon Arts Watch

 

Preview - Chicago’s vibrant dance scene is back:  Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun Times

 

Feature/Review - jumatatu m poe & Jerome “Donte” Beacham, Let ‘im move you: Intervention, Portland:  Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Arts Watch

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Links - Monday 04 October, 2021

 

 

Obituary - Colin Jones, dancer, photographer:  Staff, Times

 

Obituary - Elaine Vallance, dancer & teacher:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

 

Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Neumeier), Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times

 

Review - English National Ballet, Creature (Khan), London:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, York:  James Ballands, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Denishawn, Dances by Ruth St Denis & Ted Shawn, New York:  Tom Phillips, Danceview Times

 

Review - The 7 Fingers, Passagers, Brighton:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Book Review - Martha Ullman West, Todd Bolender, Janet Reed, and the making of American ballet: George Jackson, Danceview Times

 

Ballet Related Review - Ida Rubinstein: The Final Act:  Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Audio Feature - The Interlochen Collection: Dances:  Staff, IPR

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Links - Tuesday 05 October, 2021

 

 

Reviews - Northern Ballet, Merlin, Nottingham:

Louise Levene, FT

Rachel Elderkin, Stage

 

Review - Zurich Ballet, Emergence, Almost Blue, Angels’ Atlas, Zurich:  Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack

 

Review - English National Ballet, Creature (Khan), London:  Deborah Weiss, Dance For You Magazine

 

Interview - Bill T Jones, choreographer:  Belinda Luscombe, Time

 

Reviews - San Francisco Symphony & Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Re-opening Night, San Francisco:

Harvey Steiman, Seen and Heard International

Janos Gereben, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

Preview - Ballet Black, Then or Now, The Waiting Game, London & on tour:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - Singapore Dance Theatre, Momentum, Swipe, Jabula, Singapore:  Joy Wang XY, Seeing Dance

 

Preview Feature - Caleb Teicher, Swing Out, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

News - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre to appear in World Ballet Day for first time:  Staff, Taipei Times

 

Featurette - Emma Southworth, creative producer at the Royal Ballet:  Kate Wyver, Stage

 

Feature - Ashely Wright, an Australian independent dance artist in Berlin:  Karen Van Ulzen, Dance Australia

 

Prime Review - Birds of Paradise:  Sara Komatsu, Harvard Crimson

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Links - Wednesday 06 October, 2021

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Serenade, Pulcinella Variations, Glass Pieces, New York:  Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Gallery - Royal Ballet, Romeo & Juliet (Hayward & Corrales), London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review - De Nada Dance Theatre, Mariposa, Birmingham:  Louise Levene, FT

 

Preview - Martha Graham Weekender, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Interview - Angel Corella, AD Philadelphia Ballet:  Andrew Kolba, Al Dia News

 

Streamed Review - Chloe Moir, Whispers down the lane:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Feature - And the ballerina wore Chanel:  Hayley Peppin, Harper's Bazaar

 

News - An Update on World Ballet Day 2021:  Valerie Lawson, Dance Lines

 

News from the USA:

 

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre returns with October season:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Cleveland’s dance scene springs back to life this autumn:  Zachary Lewis, Cleveland.com

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Links - Thursday 07 October, 2021

 

 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Romeo & Juliet ( Corrales, Hayward), London:

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Debra Craine, Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

Rosemary Waugh, Stage

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Emma Byrne, Standard

Gary Naylor, Broadway World

John Obrien, London Theatre 1

 

Reviews - New York City Ballet, sky to hold, Suspended Animation, Western Symphony, New York:

Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

Carla Escoda, Bachtrack

 

Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Aureole, A Field of Grass, Brandenburgs, Great Barrington:  Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, Waters, New York:  Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

 

Review - Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Deep Blue Sea, New York:  Cecilia Whalen, Fjord Review

 

Review - Rambert 2, Home, Killer Pig, Leicester:  Sally Jack, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Denishawn, mixed programme, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review - Caleb Teicher, Swing Out, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Colleen Thomas, Light and Desire, New York:  Jen C George, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - The 7 Fingers, Passagers, Nottingham:  Martin Hutton, Hucknall Dispatch

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Links – Friday 8 October

 

Feature – The Road Back: ‘How Am I Ever Going to Dance Again?’ – 3 NYCB dancers’ experience: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

David Jays,  Evening Standard

Rachel Elderkin, The Stage

Rosemary Waugh, The i

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Miriam Sallon, Reviews Hub

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet, Fall Fashion Gala, New York:

Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes

 

News - City Ballet promotes dancers amid veteran departures: Julia Jacobs, NY Times

 

Review – Queensland Ballet, 4-Bill, Brisbane: Olivia Stewart, Limelight

 

Review - Shobana Jeyasingh DanceTooMortal, London:   Josephine Leask, DanceTabs

 

Review - Caleb Teicher & CompanySW!NG OUT , New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – James Cousin & Dancers, We Are As Gods, London: Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian

 

Gallery - 25 unique photos of Soviet ballet: Alexander Steshanov, Russia Beyond

 

Interview – Madge Reves, Breaking the Fifth Wall: Claudia Lawson, Fjord Review

 

Stream Review – Mats Ek + Ana Laguna: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

 

Anyone else remember ‘Sugarplumgate’?  Alastair Macaulay, Essay

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Links - Saturday 09 October, 2021

 

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Birmingham:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Corrales, Hayward), London:  Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Company B, Esplanade, Washington:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington

 

Reviews - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, Starstruck, Aberdeen:  David Porter, Grampian Online

 

Review - James Cousins Company, We Are As Gods, London:  Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Feature - Georgina Pazcoguin, New York City Ballet:  Fiona Sturges, Guardian

 

Preview - Les Grands Ballets & Ballets Jazz Montréal both back to live performance, Montreal:  Jim Burke, Montreal Gazette

 

Book Review - Nancy Reynolds & Malcolm McCormick, No Fixed Points. Dance in the 20th Century:  George Jackson, Danceview Times

 

Video Previews:

 

Colorado Ballet, Giselle, Denver:  Staff, wfmz

 

Ballet Hispánico coming to Milwaukee:  Alexis Dominguez, CBS 58

 

Preview - Kansas City Ballet, Serenade, Wunderland, Celts, Kansas City:  Patrick Neas, Kansas City Star

 

Streamed Review - Natalia Osipova, Moments Uncut:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Feature - Andile Ndlovu, Washington Ballet:  Emily Monaco, Inside Hook

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Links – Sunday 10 October

 

Feature – Edward Watson, Wayne McGregor and The Dante ProjectSarah Crompton, Sunday Times

 

Feature – Rocket science? Try conducting a ballet: Nick Miller, The Age

 

Feature - Drew McOnie on creating Northern Ballet’s Merlin: Chris Bond, Yorkshire Post

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Corrales/Hayward), London: David Jays, Sunday Times

 

Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, London:

Sarah Crompton, The Observer

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Review – Didy Veldman & Dancers, @Home, Touring: Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian

 

Preview – London Contemporary Dance School, Giving Voice, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature - Accessibility in Dance in Salt Lake City: Sophie Bress, Fjord Review

 

Feature – Chamber Dance Company celebrates 30 years of preserving and performing modern dance masterpieces: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Book Review – Swan Dive by Georgina Pazcoguin: Marianka Swain, Telegraph

 

Book Review – No Fixed Points. Dance in the 20th century by Nancy Reynolds & Malcolm McCormick: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

 

Finally, a very extensive conversation:

Annals of The Sleeping Beauty: a 2015 questionnaire: Alastair Macaulay, Essay

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Links – Monday 11 October

 

Feature - Wayne McGregor on Hell, the human body — and Abba: Peter Aspden, Financial Times

 

Feature - Thomas Adès: My journey to Hell and back for The Dante Project: Debra Craine, The Times

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (New partners), London: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review – New York City Ballet, 2 Shows – 7 Dances, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Lauren Lovette's Farewell: Opus 19/The Dreamer, Amaria, Serenad, New YorkMarina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Birmingham: Sofia Salazar Studer, Redbrick  (Enjoy the cocktail!)

 

Preview – Ballet Black, Then or Now, The Waiting Game, London/Touring: Staff, London Post

 

Preview – Hong Kong Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Hong Kong: Enid Tsui, SCMP

 

Review – Richard Move & Dancers, Herstory of the Universe, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Reluctant Review? – Silvia Gribaudi & colleagues, Graces, Milan: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review - Poussin and the Dance – the greatest frozen ballet in all art: Laura Cumming, The Guardian

 

An unexpected book review in 2021? – Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild: Sarah Schutte, National Review

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Links – Tuesday 12 October

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Lauren Lovette Farewell: Opus 19/The Dreamer, Amaria, Serenad, New YorkIlena Peng, Fjord Review

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Monumentum Pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano & Orchestra, Rotunda, Chaconne, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – New York City Ballet, 2 Shows, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, London: Louise Levene, Financial Times

 

Review - Queensland BalletBespoke – New Work, Brisbane: Denise Richardson, Dance Australia

 

Review - James Cousins CompanyWe Are As Gods, London: Josephine Leask, DanceTabs

 

Preview - Birmingham Royal BalletTriple Bill, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - Rambert2Home/Killer Pig, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

News – Royal Swedish Ballet – Calum Lowden promoted to Principal: Staff, BBC Scotland

 

News - AXIS Dance Company announces new Artistic Director: Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice

 

News – Philadelphia (formerly Pennsylvania) Ballet: 21/22 Season: Karen Rogers, 6ABC News

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Links – Wednesday 13 October

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet & Birmingham Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet:

Louise Levene, Financial Times  (Both)

Graham Watts, Bachtrack  (BRB)

 

Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Midnight BellTouring:

David Benedict, The Stage

Sally Jack, BTG

Daisy Hayes, SeeingDance

 

Review – Arnie Zane/Bill T Jones Company, Deep Blue Sea, New York: Gay Morris, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – FJK Dance, Reset – Triple Bill, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review – Caleb Teicher & friends, SWING OUT, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Report - At Bessie Awards, dancers gather to celebrate Pandemic Art: Javier C. Hernandez, NY Times

 

Film – San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

 

News - RNZB cancels performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream except in Wellington: Staff, Dominion Post

 

News - Trolley and aerial dance to hit SF streets this weekend: Garth Grimball, SF Examiner

 

Feature - AXIS Dance premieres new works; Marc Brew wraps up directorship: Jim Provenzano, Bay Area Reporter

 

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Links – Thursday 14 October

 

Features - An ‘Allegory for Our Times’: The Royal Ballet’s Dante Project:

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet & Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet: Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Review - Ballet BlackThen Or Now, The Waiting Game, Salford: David Cunningham, BTG

 

Preview - Yorke Dance ProjectPast PresentConnecting to Cohan, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Film Preview – Lucinda Childs, DANCE: Candice Thompson, Fjord Review

 

Report - Dance for young people: Children & their Grown-Ups Showcase: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Review – Zappalà Danza, Rifare Bach (Redoing Bach), Milan: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review – Club Fugazi, Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story:

David E Moreno, Culture Vulture

Leslie Katz, SF Examiner

 

News – Oregon Ballet Theatre back on stage: Martha Ullman West, Oregon Artswatch

 

Film – Fall for Dance North, Signature Program: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Review - The frisky side of a classical master: The National Gallery's Poussin and the Dance: Laura Gascoigne, Spectator

 

 

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Links – Friday 15 October

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Muntagirov/Naghdi), London: Vera Liber, BTG

 

Gallery – Royal Ballet, The Dante Project (McGregor + Watson et al), London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Reviews – Joffrey Ballet, Birthday Variations, Swing Low, Under the Trees’ Voices, Bolero, Chicago:

Hedy Weiss, WTTW News

Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Fall for Dance Festival, New York:

Reviews - First Night – Streb Extreme Action, Kyle Abraham, Verdon Fosse Legacy:

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 Interview – Ephrat Asherie and ODEON: Redux: Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs

 Programme – Susan Yung, Playbill

 

Preview - McNicol Ballet Collective, Awakenings, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature – The Albert conducting fellowship at Australian Ballet: Jo Litson, Limelight

 

News - The Dance Centre announces Dance in Vancouver, November 24 to 28: Steve Newton, Straight.com

 

Film - Director X’s dance film New Monuments reckons with Canada’s colonial past: Joshua Chong, Toronto Star

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Links – Saturday 16 October

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, The Dante Project (McGregor + Watson et al), London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Debra Craine, The Times

Emma Byrne, Evening Standard

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Sarah Kirkup, Bachtrack

 

Feature - Steven McRae: I didn’t think I would walk again. We’ve achieved the impossible: Debra Craine, The Times

 

Feature - Farewell to NYCB’s Maria Kowroski: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Reviews – Rosie Kay Company, Romeo + Juliet; Birmingham Royal Ballet,  Radio and Juliet, Birmingham:

David Mead, SeeingDance

Donald Hutera, The Times

Leon Burakowski, Express & Star

 

Review – Scottish Ballet, StarstruckEdinburgh: Lucy Ribchester, The List

 

Review Roundup & Gallery – English National Ballet, Creature: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Singularly Cerrudo, Seattle: Rachel Howard, Fjord Review

 

Fall for Dance Festival, New York:

Review - First Night – Streb Extreme Action, Kyle Abraham, Verdon Fosse Legacy: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Feature – Dancing cheek to cheek again: New York’s Tango scene rebounds: Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Review - Hannah Krafcik & Emily Jones, apogee, Portland: Lindsay Costello, Oregon Artswatch

 

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Links – Sunday 17 October

 

Review – Royal Ballet, The Dante Project (McGregor + Watson et al), London: Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Preview – Sarasota Ballet, Sonatina (Graziano), Appalachian Spring (Graham), Sarasota: Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Feature – Sae Eun Park, Paris Opera Ballet's first Asian étoile ballerina: AFP via France 24

 

Preview – Alberta Ballet, Swan Lake, Calgary: Roger Levesque, Calgary Herald

 

Review – Candoco, Set and Reset/Reset, Last Shelter, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – New Art Club, Cupid’s Revenge, London: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Review – Fertile Ground Dance Company, Labyrinth, Plubel, Somnium, Newcastle: Peter Lathan, BTG

 

News - With MacArthur grant, choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar has big plans for the future: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Film Reviews - The Presence of the Past, in three Ballet Films: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

 

News - San Francisco Ballet returns with Tomasson’s Nutcracker: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

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Links - Monday 18 October, 2021

 

 

Reviews - Alessandra Ferri, L’Heure Exquise, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - Royal Ballet, The Dante Project, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, Starstruck, Edinburgh:  Natalie O’Donoghue, Broadway World

 

Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Midnight Bell, London:  Deborah Weiss, Dance For You Magazine

 

Review - Dance Umbrella, London:  Sarah Crompton, Guardian

Ahilan Ratnamohan, Extra Time

Dimitris Papaioannou, Nowhere (streamed)

 

Review - Opera North/Phoenix Dance Theatre, Bernstein Double Bill, Leeds:  Richard Morrison, Times

 

Feature - Steven McRae (Royal Ballet) on returning to the stage 2 years after his injury:  Tristan Balagtas, People

 

Review - Kansas City Ballet, Serenade, Wunderland, Celts, Kansas City:  Kelly Luck, Broadway World

 

News Featurette - Marianela Nuñez (Royal Ballet) says that ‘watching ballet costs less than going to a football match’:  Jeremy Armstrong, Mirror

 

News - Dancer pushes for UNESCO to recognise Egyptian belly dancing:  Maryam Raafat, Al-Monitor

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Links - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

 

 

Reviews - Paris Opera Ballet, The Red and The Black, Paris:

Laura Cappelle, FT

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Review - New York City Ballet, La Valse, Other Dances, After the Rain pdd, Agon, New York:  Leigh Wtichel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - Royal Ballet, The Dante Project, London:  Louise Levene, FT

 

Feature - Alessandra Ferri, I’ve learnt not to compete with myself:  Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Reviews - Alessandra Ferri, L’Heure Exquise, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Staff, Stage

 

Gallery - Royal Ballet, Romeo & Juliet (Bracewell/Kaneko), London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, Starstruck, Edinburgh:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source

 

Review - Candoco Dance Company, Set and Reset/Reset, Last Shelter, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

 

Review - Opera North/Phoenix Dance Theatre, Bernstein double bill, Leeds:  Graham Rickson, Arts Desk

 

Review - Kansas City Ballet, Serenade, Wunderland, Celts, Kansas City:  Hilary Stroh, Bachtrack

 

Review - Java Dance Theatre, Home of the Gods, Wellington:  Lyne Pringle, NZ Theatreview

 

Gallery - World Ballet Day 2021:  Tristram Kenton, Guardian

 

Feature - Calum Lowden, Scottish Principal at the Royal Swedish Ballet:  Iona Young, Edinburgh Live

 

News - NDT2 to tour UK in 2022:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Preview - Alonzo King Lines Ballet, mixed programme, San Francisco:  Claudia Bauer, 7x7

 

Preview - Agudo Dance Company, Carmen, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Q&A - Camille A Brown, choreographer & co-director of the opera Fire shut up in my bones:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature - Jenelle Manzi, New York City Ballet:  Daise Bedolla, The Cut

 

Feature - How Northern Ballet scours state schools across Yorkshire to discover dance talent from all backgrounds:  Rob Waugh, Yorkshire Post

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Links – Wednesday 20 October

 

Feature - Rising out of the pandemic, New York City Ballet ushers in a New Era: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

- Review- Final Triple Bill: Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Reviews – Fall for Dance, New York:

First Night: Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

Program 2: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – Royal Ballet, The Dante Project (McGregor + Watson et al), London: Rosemary Waugh, The i

 

Review – Alessandra Ferri, L’Heure Exquise, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Radio+JulietBirmingham: Rosemary Waugh, The i

 

Digital Review - Dance Umbrella Digital, London: Emily May, The Stage

 

Preview - Dimitris Papaioannou, Transverse Orientation, and the art of painting with bodies: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Review - Philadelphia BalletThe Spark, Philadelphia: Camille Bacon-Smith, Broad Street Review

 

Preview – Washington Ballet, Mixed Bill, Washington DC: Thomas Floyd, Washington Post

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Links – Thursday 21 October

 

Reviews – Alessandra Ferri, L’Heure Exquise, London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Louise Levene, Financial Times  (+ BRB R&J Reimagined)

 

Feature – Thomas Forster, An unassuming Prince dons the velvet cloak at Ballet Theater: Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Maria Kowroski’s Farewell show, New York: Ilena Peng, Fjord Review

 

Tour Review – Northern Ballet, Merlin, Norwich: Sarah Hardy, Lynn News

 

Feature - Tales of Bangarra's quarantine tour: Karen Van Ulzen, Dance Australia

 

Preview - Botis SevaBLKDOG, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview – Fevered Sleep, We Are Not Alone, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – Oregon Ballet, Four Temperaments, Three Preludes, Sculpted Clouds, Portland: Martha Ullman West, Oregon Artswatch

 

Preview – Rubberband, Ever So Slightly, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

Feature - Deep in the Groove With Keith Terry: Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice

 

News - Ex-principal dancer at English National Ballet jailed for abusing students: Ben Quinn, Guardian  (and elsewhere)

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Links – Friday 22 October

 

Review - American Ballet TheatreGiselle, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Maria Kowroski’s Farewell – A long, leggy Goodbye, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – Philadelphia Ballet, Landscaping the Mist, Connection, Other Half, Philadelphia: Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Radio and Juliet; Rosie Kay Dance Company, Romeo+JulietBirmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Preview – AXIS Dance Company, re:surge –Triple Bill, San Francisco: Garth Grimball, SF Examiner

 

Report - Portland Dance Film Fest and the experimental nature of dance on film: Amy Leona Havin, Oregon Artswatch

 

News - West Australian Ballet announces its 2022 season: Jansson J   Antmann, Limelight

 

Book Review - Designed for Dancing: How Midcentury Records Taught America to Dance by Janet Borgerson & Jonathan Schroeder:  Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs

 

News - Carla Fracci is buried in Milan’s Famedio: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review – Heather Agyepong, The Body Remembers, London: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Children’s Preview – Let’s All Dance, Sleeping Beauty, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature – Caleb Teicher, Conrad Tao and More ForeverMichael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Feature – Lanre Malaolu and SamskaraSanjoy Roy, Guardian

 

Feature - For This Artist, the Medium Is the Body: Josie Thaddeus-Johns, NY Times

 

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