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Links - Saturday 01 January 2022



Feature - 6 of the best in dance 2021, London:  Graham Watts, Ballet Magazine


Feature - 2 things to look forward to in 2022, San Diego:  Marcia Luttrell, San Diego Union Tribune


News Feature - Peter Stark to head Philly’s Rock Schoo;:  Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer


Feature - Sophia Ortega of Alvin Ailey:  Angela Locascio, Fordham Observer


Feature - A Glasgow arts centre is installing a system that runs on heat from dancers’ bodies:  Margaret Fuhrer, NY Times


Essay - Notes on the tragedy of Liam Scarlett:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog



New Year’s Honours List 2022:  Gov.UK


Knight Bachelor:  

Sir Alistair Spalding CBE, CEO and Artistic Director of Sadler's Wells 

(Feature - Kerri-Ann Roper, Sunday World)



Norman Murray, lately Chair of Scottish Ballet



Let Brotherston, Theatre designer

Peter Wilson, for services to classical ballet



Mikey Assante, Co-founder Boy Blue

Ashley Banjo, for services to dance

Pawlet Brookes, Founder & AD Serendipity

Chris Nash, for services to dance and photography



Barbara Peters, dance teacher

(Feature - Steve Teale, Yorkshire Post )


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Links - Sunday 02 January, 2022



Feature - Martin del Amy, choreographer & dancer:  Neha Kale, Sydney Morning Herald


Suggestions - 2022 in the arts - scroll way down for dance, New York & London:  Jan Dalley, FT


Streaming Suggestions: 20 of the best dance films for kids, teens & families:  Alexia McKay, Romper

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Links - Monday 03 January, 2022



Review - San Francisco Ballet, The Nutcracker, San Francisco:  Rita Felciano, Danceview Times


Essay - Doug Fullington answers 31 questions about Marius Petipa’s Raymonda:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Feature - Mark Bruce, choreographer, talks about his new triple bill:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Feature - 4 Books in review:  Martha Ullman West, Oregon Arts Watch


Essay - Moira Goff answers questions about baroque dance and ballet:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog


Appreciation - Gene Kelly & An American in Paris:  Lilia Pavin-Franks, We Love Cinema


Feature - Jessi Lewis, choreographer:  Mikey Cahill, The Age

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Links – Tuesday 4 January


Feature – Stravinsky's ballets: a guide to all his masterpieces: Erik Levi, BBC Music Magazine


Stream Review – Scottish Ballet, The Secret Theatre: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


News – Dance Theatre of Harlem to perform new work, Higher Ground, using Stevie Wonder songs: Paul Sexton, udiscovermusic.com


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Links – Wednesday 5 January


Features - Raymonda reborn: Tamara Rojo on ditching the sexism, Arab stereotypes, and 32 one-legged jumps:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

April Deocariza, Pointe Magazine


Podcast - Ballet dancer injuries and how to fix them: Nathanael Cooper, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Compagnie Marie Chouinard, Le Sacre du Printemps, Montreal: Josephine Minhinnett, Fjord Review


Review – Mignolo Dance, Visitor Parking, Kearny, NJ: Sharon Rodden, Fjord Review


News - Royal Winnipeg Ballet settles $10M class action lawsuit over instructor’s alleged intimate photos of students: Bryce Hoye, CBC News

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Links – Thursday 6 January


Preview - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina BauschKontakthof, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Jamar Roberts’ Farewell Performance, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


Documentary – AileyPeter Bradshaw, Guardian


Review – The Little Prince, Sydney: Cassie Tongue, Guardian


Feature – Arielle Smith, Choreographer: Staff, The Stage


News - Ballet Hispánico announces World Premiere of Doña Perón : Chloe Rabinowitz, BWW


News - Italy's Jacopo Tissi promoted to Principal Dancer at Bolshoi: Graham Spicer, Gramilano


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Links – Friday 7 January


Preview – English National Ballet, RaymondaLondon: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper  (and Gramilano)


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Blues Suite, Reflections in D, In/Side, Revelations, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


Documentary – Ailey:

Kevin Maher, The Times

John Anderson, Wall St Journal


Reviews – Sydney Dance Company, DecadanceSydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Jo Litson, Limelight


Review – The Little Prince, Sydney: Richard Cotter, Australian Stage


Preview – NDT2, Triple Bill, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News - Former Royal Ballet dancer helps to look after staff and volunteer wellbeing at Hospice: Josh Marsh, Chesterfield News


News - SF Ballet & Conservatory of Music partner on fellowship for Black musicians: Staff, RIFF

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Links – Saturday 8 January


Feature – Siphesihle November, National Ballet of Canada’s charismatic new Principal, has captured Toronto’s heart: Kathleen Smith, Pointe Magazine


Review – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Program A, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc



San Francisco Ballet postpones January Gala: Lisa Hix, SF Examiner


New York City Ballet delays start of Winter Season: Matt Stevens, NY Times


Covid cancellations for Roberto Bolle and Friends: Graham Spicer, Gramilano



General Interest:

Theatres are open again — but where’s the audience? Dominic Maxwell, The Times


Dance floors forever: a photography special: Matt Vella, Financial Times


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Links - Sunday 09 January, 2022



Obituary - Una Loughran, General Manager BodyVox Dance (Portland):  Bob Hicks, Oregon Arts Watch



Feature - Tamara Rojo, AD English National Ballet:  David Jays, Times


Feature - Why prima ballerinas are turning away from the tutu:  Vanessa Thorpe, Observer


Feature - Lourdes Lopez, AD Miami City Ballet:  Emilie Murphy, NY Observer


Documentary Review - Ailey:  Peter Bradshaw, Guardian


Feature - Shane Placentino, dancer turned opera director:  Tony Magnusson, 7 News

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Links - Monday 10 January, 2022



Feature - Alexander Campbell and Calvin Richardson talk about dancing Romeo:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - Costume change as dancers step gracefully away from the tutu:  David Brown, Times


Documentary Review - Ailey:  Simran Hans, Observer


Preview Feature - West Australian Ballet, Swan Lake, Perth:  Josephine Allison, Have A Go News


Review - Gravity & Other Myths, The Pulse, Sydney:  Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - St Petersburg Classical Ballet, The Nutcracker, Poole:  Nicola Baddeley, Bournemouth Echo

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Links - Tuesday 11 January, 2022



Review - Sydney Dance Company, Decadance, Sydney:  Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack


Feature - Oona Doherty, choreographer:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Film Preview - Ballet Black, The Waiting Game, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - Francesca Hayward, Royal Ballet, guesting in Australia:  Amy Harris, Mail


Feature - The Tatler pays tribute to the tutu:  Annabel Sampson, Tatler


Q&A -  Brad Jeffries, choreographer:  Markus Vögele, Dance for You Magazine


Retrospective Gallery - Gandini Juggling:  Tristram Kenton, Guardian

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Links - Wednesday 12 January, 2022



News - Tamara Rojo leaving ENB to take over at San Francisco Ballet:


Leaving ENB:

Nadia Khomami, Guardian

Alice Jones, Times

David Mead, Seeing Dance

Nick Duffy, The i

Georgia Snow, Stage

Imogen Horton, Mail


Joining SFB:

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Janos Gereben, SF Examiner

Emily Leibert, Jezebel

Stephi Wild, Broadway World


Reviews - Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, Stage


Audio Feature - Misty Copeland and the legacy of ‘The Black Ballerinas’:  Jane Clayson & Serena McMahon, WBUR


Historic Feature - Anna Pavlova in Seattle:  Jennifer Crooks, WhatCom Talks

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Links - Thursday 13 January, 2022



News Features - Tamara Rojo leaving ENB to take up reins at San Francisco Ballet:

Feature - A 10 year triumph:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Feature - Why every arts company needs a Tamara Rojo:  Ben Lawrence, Telegraph

News Items:

Andrew Gilbert, Mercury News

Staff, Dance for You Magazine

Stephanie Linning, Mail

Sophia Alexandra Hall, Classic FM


Feature - Reggie Wilson, choreographer, explores the power of moving together:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature - Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Dance Track celebrates 25 years:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


News - Joffrey Ballet reschedules Don Quixote to June:  Scott C Morgan, Daily Herald


Video Feature - Hiplet - a fusion of ballet and hip hop:  Shireen Sandoval & Kathy Paz, 7 News Miami


Film P/review - Yuli - Carlos Acosta’s biopic:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News - Chyrstyn Fentroy promoted to principal at Boston Ballet:  Celina Colby, Bay State Banner

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Links - Friday 14 January, 2022



Reviews - Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Vikki Jane Vile, Broadway World


Q&A - Shiori Kase, English National Ballet:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Feature - Lauren Lovette, recently retired from NYCB:  Marina Harss, Fjord Review


Gallery - Tamara Rojo at English National Ballet:  Tristram Kenton, Guardian


Feature - New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker in 2021:  Barbara Newman, Dancing Times


Reviews - Project Animo, And now we move on, Melbourne:

Lee Christofis, Limelight

Andrew Fuhrmann, The Age


Feature - Two ways of telling West Side Story:  Gay Morris, DanceTabs


London International Mime Festival 2022: 


Preview:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Reviews - Gandini Juggling, Life - A love letter to Merce Cunningham, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Bruce Dessau, Standard


Feature - How a group of performers with learning disabilities are transforming dance:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review - Russian State Ballet of Siberia, Swan Lake, Sheffield:  Velda Harris, British Theatre Guide


Feature - The resurgence of wassailing:  Jude Rogers, Guardian


Feature - Chyrstyn Fentroy, Boston Ballet’s new principal:Lily McIntyre, Boston.com


Preview - Smuin Contemporary Ballet, Dance Series 1, San Francisco & on tour:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


News - Nai-Ni Chen dance company announces new artistic team:  Staff, New Jersey Stage

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Links - Saturday 15 January, 2022



News Preview - San Francisco Ballet to present world premiere of Cathy Marston’s Mrs Robinson, San Francisco:  Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World


Review - Oona Doherty, Hard to be Soft - A Belfast Prayer, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


LIMF Reviews - Gandini Juggling, Life - A love letter to Merce Cunningham, London:

Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub


Preview - Van Cleef & Arpels Dance Reflections Festival, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Feature - Van Cleef & Arpels talk about the Dance Reflections Festival:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News - Noelani Pantastico to retire from Pacific Northwest Ballet after 25 years:  Rich Smith, The Stranger


Film Feature - Jeremy McQueen, Wild: Bird of Paradise:   Celina Fang, The Marshall Project


Video Feature - Retrospective look at Queen + Béjart ballet:  Tim Peacock, U Discover Music

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Links – Sunday 16 January


Feature – Oona Doherty - From Northern Ireland, Dance as a ‘Physical Prayer’: Siobhan Burke, NY TImes


Reviews – Gandini Juggling, Life – A Love Letter to Merce Cunningham, London:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Sarah Crompton, The Observer


Archive - Korea’s National Dance Company astonishes Sadler’s Wells, 1977: Chris Hall, The Observer


News - Choreographer Jorden Morris, Orlando Ballet’s New Artistic Director: Steve Sucato, Pointe Magazine


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Links – Monday 17 January


Obituaries – Lord Sainsbury of Preston CandoverRoyal Opera House Benefactor:

Staff, The Times

Staff, Telegraph

Stephen Bates, Guardian



Review – Vienna State Ballet, Liebeslieder Waltzes, Other Dances, Concerto (Childs): Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


Review – Project Animo, And So We Move On, Melbourne: Stephanie Glickman, Australian Stage


Preview – Back in San Diego, Alonzo King LINES Ballet showcases 40 years of dance: Marcia Luttrell, San Diego Union-Tribune


Review – Japan Society, Contemporary Dance Festival, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


News – Moves at West Australian Ballet & Sydney Dance Company:

Staff, Dance Australia

Hugh Robertson, Limelight


Feature - A new start after 60: ‘I took up ballet at 62 – and it felt like coming home’: Paula Cocozza, Guardian

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Links – Tuesday 18 January


Interview - Montreal-born Tamara Rojo on ‘opening the conversation’ as San Francisco Ballet’s new AD: Rebecca Ritzel, Globe and Mail


Gallery – English National BalletRaymonda: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Previews – Rambert, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, Birmingham & Tour:

Chris Wiegand, Guardian

Graham Young, Birmingham Live

David Mead, SeeingDance

Robert Dex, Evening Standard

Matthew Hemley, The Stage


Review - Project AnimoAnd Now We Move On, Melbourne: Susan Bendall, Dance Australia


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Links – Wednesday 19 January


Preview – Sarasota Ballet, The Rake’s Progress, Sarasota: Spencer Fordin, Your Observer


Review – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Wudjang: Not The Past, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

-- Related Feature - Stephen Page’s last dance: Linda Morris, SMH


Film Preview – Bangarra Dance Theatre: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Review - Ballett Zürich, Monteverdi, Zurich: Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Review – Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group, Power, New York: Cecilia Whalen, Fjord Review


Stream Review – AAPI Dance & Choreographers Showcase: David Mead, SeeingDance


Preview - Choreographer Idan Cohen, Four Solos, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com


News – Jodie Gates to be new AD at Cincinnati Ballet: Evan Millward, WCPO


Gallery - Scottish Ballet tours Nutcracker: Staff, BWW Dance


Feature - Blackhaine: the bleak, brilliant Lancashire rapper-dancer hired by Kanye West: Michael Lawson, Guardian

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Links – Thursday 20 January


Reviews – English National Ballet, Raymonda (Rojo), London:

Alastair Macaulay, SlippedDisc

David Jays, Evening Standard

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Donald Hutera, The Times

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Rosemary Waugh, The i

Laura Cappelle, New York Times

Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard


Reviews – London International Mime Festival (Gandini Juggling and others):

Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Review – Japan Society, Contemporary Dance Festival, New York: Karen Greenspan, DanceTabs

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Links – Friday 21 January


Reviews – English National Ballet, Raymonda (Rojo), London:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Vera Liber, BTG

David Mead, SeeingDance (Second Cast)

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle


Review – An American in Paris (Wheeldon – Cope, Fairchild, Australian Ballet dancers), Brisbane: Olivia Stewart, Limelight


Review – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Wudjang: Not the Past, Sydney: Jo Litson, Limelight


Review – Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group, Power, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc


News - Northern Ballet Announces Autumn 2022 Season: Alexis Wilson-Barrett, Yorkshire Press


News - The Trocks bring dance parody to Columbus, Ohio: Peter Tonguette, Columbus Dispatch


News - Washington Ballet, Swan Lake opens February 9: Staff, BWW


Preview - RambertPeaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, Touring: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview – Fertile Ground Festival of New Works, Portland: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch


Preview – Year of Chicago Dance, 2022: Miriam Di Nunzio, Chicago Sun-Times


Preview – The Biting School, Blue Space, Melon Piece, Vancouver: Steve Newton, Straight.com


And - Lawsuit says Faculty at a top Arts School preyed on students for decades: Matt Stephens, NY Times

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Links – Saturday 22 January


Reviews – English National Ballet, Raymonda (Rojo), London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Sarah Kirkup, Bachtrack (Alternate Cast)


Feature – Do Men Still Rule Ballet? Let Us Count the Ways – The Dance Data Project: Margaret Fuhrer, NY Times


Feature – Two local lads with The Trocks: Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer


Preview – Lyon Opera Ballet, Dance Reflections, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News – Covid changes at Sarasota Ballet: Susan L Rife, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


News – La Scala Cast Updates: Graham Spicer, Gramilano


And possibly a first for us:

Children’s Book - Lilly Nilly: Pardon My French - It's the Language of Ballet: David Mead, SeeingDance


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Links - Sunday 23 January, 2022



Obituary - Louis Solino, dancer & dance tutor:  Jennifer Shannon, Stuff



Reviews - English National Ballet, Raymonda (Rojo), London:

Sarah Crompton, Observer

Gary Naylor, Broadway World


Essay = Raymonda and Ballet Herstory:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog


TV Preview - BBC dance programmes 2022:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

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Links - Monday 24 January, 2022



Late Review - Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, London:  Clare Varney, The Spidy Editor


Review - Dance Theatre of Harlem, Higher Ground, Passage, Detroit:  Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press


Review - Project Animo, And now we move on, Melbourne:  Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


News - Saratoga Performing Arts Centre announces New York City Ballet season for 2022:  Shaniece Holmes-Brown, Times Union


News - Dancers expected to donate 72 hours unpaid work to Super Bowl half time show:  Jessica Gelt, LA Times

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Links - Tuesday 25 January, 2022



News - New York City Ballet promotes seven dancers:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - English National Ballet, Raymonda, London:  Deborah Weiss, Dance For You Magazine


Feature - Noelani Pantastico retiring from Pacific Northwest Ballet:  Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Review - Sydney:  Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

Sydney Dance Company, Decadence

Bangarra Dance Theatre, Wudjang: Not the Past


Video Report - Miami City Ballet rehearses Swan Lake:  Jeffrey Brown, PBS News Hour


News - Three black choreographers will inspire Charlotte Ballet’s 50th Anniversary performance:  Anders J Hare, City Metro


Streamed Review - Australian Ballet, Act V:  Leila Lois, Arts Hub


Video Report - Richmond Ballet presents Romeo & Juliet:  Staff, wvtr


Video Report - Ballet West brings Romeo & Juliet back after 25 years:  Staff, kutv


Preview Feature - Marrugeku, Jurrungu Ngan-ga, Sydney:  Steve Dow, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - Lost Dog, A Tale of Two Cities, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Preview - Company Chameleon, The Shadow, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


Feature - Graham Coles, choreographer:  Elizabeth Whelan, Oregon Arts Watch


News - Royal Ballet School unveils plans to transform young people’s dance training:

David Mead, Seeing Dance

Georgia Snow, Stage


Feature - Ballet: A secret weapon to keep Brazilian kids in school:  Cecilia Tornaghi, Americas Quarterly


News - Zara partners with New York City Ballet on collection:  Rachel Douglass, Fashion United

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Links - Wednesday 26 January, 2022



Preview Feature - New York City Ballet, Partita (Peck), New York:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review - Reggie Wilson / Fist and Heel Performance Group, Power, New York:  Karen Greenspan, DanceTabs


Feature - Joshua Thake, The Trocks:  Philip Mayard, Bay Area Reporter


Review - Akeim Toussaint Buck – Sadler’s Wells Wild Card series, Radical Visions, London:  Josephine Leask, DanceTabs


Review - La Veronal, Sonoma, Paris:  Laurine Mortha, Bachtrack


Review - Sydney:  Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

Charmene Yap & Cass Mortimer Eipper, Grey Rhino

Chunky Move, Yung Lung


Review - Moscow City Ballet, The Nutcracker, York:  Julia Pattison, Yorkshire Post


News - Joffrey Ballet announces a world premiere - Of Mice and Men:  Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World


Sad News - DanceTabs is closing:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

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Links - Thursday 27 January, 2022



Review - Royal Danish Ballet, A Folk Tale, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, DanceView Times


Feature - Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Royal Ballet:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano


News - Teresa Reichlen to retire from New York City Ballet:  Joshua Barone, NY Times


News - Boston Ballet presents choreograpHER in March:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


Gallery - London International Mime Festival: Thick & Tight, Short & Sweet, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Feature - Turkey’s Whirling Dervishes strive to keep the practice sacred:  Durrie Bouscaren, The World


News - Fallen Angels Dance Theatre among organisations celebrated with night of musicals:  Eleanor Barlow, Standard

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Links - Friday 28 January, 2022



Review - London:  Sara Veale, Spectator

English National Ballet, Raymonda (Rojo)

Gandini Juggling, LIFE


Review - Ballet International Gala (BIG), Brisbane:  Olivia Stewart, Limelight


Feature - Jamar Roberts talks about his new ballet for New York City Ballet:  Marina Harss, NY Times


News - National Ballet of Canada announces return to regularly scheduled programming:  Michael Vincent, Ludwig Van


London International Mime Festival:


Reviews - Thick & Tight, Short & Sweet, London:

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, Stage

Eve Newstead, Reviews Hub


Gallery - Compagnie 111, aSH, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Feature - Paul Bayes-Kitcher, AD Fallen Angels Dance Theatre:  Staff, Business Up North


News - Alonzo King LINES Ballet celebrates its 40th anniversary:  AA Cristi, Broadway World


Preview Feature - BalletMet to present reimagined rendition of Giselle, Columbus:  Alexis Shupbach, The Lantern

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Links - Saturday 29 January, 2022



Review - New York City Ballet, Partita, Summerspace, DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Gallery - Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet in the studio with Anna Rose O’Sullivan & Marcelino Sambé, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Interview - Lynn Garafola, author of new biography La Nijinska:  Marina Harss, Fjord Review


Preview Feature - Cathy Marston’s Remembering Mrs Robinson for San Francisco Ballet:  Rachel Straus, SF Examiner


Feature - How 4 Washington Ballet dancers are diving back into Swan Lake:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


London International Mime Festival:


Reviews - Compagnie 111, aSH, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Jane Darcy, Reviews Hub

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, Stage


Reviews - Marrugeku, Jurrungu Ngan-Ga, Sydney:

Jo Litson, Limelight

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - Bangarra Dance Theatre & Sydney Theatre Company, Wudjang: Not the Past, Sydney:  Nicholas Routley, Australian Stage


Review - Dance at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia:  Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review


News - Dutch National ballet announces Made in Amsterdam mixed programme:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World


News - Nashville Ballet to transition all dancers to flesh-tone tights:  AA Cristi, Broadway World


Featurette - Sara Garbowski, Royal New Zealand Ballet:  Staff, Stuff

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Links – Sunday 30 January


Review – New York City BalletPartita, Summerspace, DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Rake’s Progress, Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review – English National Ballet, RaymondaLondon: Barbara Newman, Dancing Times


Feature – Robert Battle and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post


Feature – What Do Dancers Bring to a Halftime Show? They Complete the Picture: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Thick & Tight, Short & Sweet, London: Sarah Crompton, Observer


Review – Whim W’him, Triple Bill, Seattle: Dean Speer, Critical Dance


Preview – Ola Maciejewska, The Serpentine Dances, Bombyx Mori, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper


News - Dutch National Ballet announces Made in AmsterdamStephi Wild, BWW NL


Book Review – The Martha Graham Dance Company by Blakeley White-McGuire: Vera Liber, BTG

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Links – Monday 31 January


Feature – West Australian Ballet pivots around COVID-19 lockdowns: Pamela Medlen, ABC News


Review – Thick & TightShort & Sweet, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Preview – Gauthier Dance, The Seven Sins, Stuttgart: Graham Spicer, Gramilano


Dance Diary – January 2022: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing



And, with notable dance content, including Clemmie Sveaas:

Theatre – Bristol Old Vic, Dr Semmelweiss:

Mark Kidel, Arts Desk

Arifa Akbar, Guardian

Quentin Letts, Sunday Times

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