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Links - Wednesday 01 June, 2022

 

 

Feature - Marcelino Sambé, Royal Ballet:  Joseph Kocharian, Attitude

 

Roundup - New York City Ballet, Spring season, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Natalia Osipova & Colleagues, Carmen, London:  Louise Levene, FT

 

News - English National Ballet announces promotions, joiners and leavers:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Preview - Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview Feature - New English Ballet Theatre, Summer Tour 2022:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Diary - Best dance in London in June:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - Next Generation Festival 2022, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - Hungarian National Ballet, In Balance mixed programme, Budapest:  Alice Lange, Martin CID

 

Dance Diary - May 2022, Australia:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Feature - A Day in the Life of the Royal Ballet School:  Lucy Van Clef, Pointe Magazine

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Links - Thursday 02 June, 2022

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, The Four Seasons, Piano Pieces, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Amar Ramasar farewell performance, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Reviews - AIM by Kyle Abraham, Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth, London:

Louise Levene, FT

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Debra Craine, Times

 

Review - Sydney Choreographic Ensemble, Galileo, Sydney:  Jansson J Antmann, Limelight

 

Review - London Children’s Ballet, Anne of Green Gables, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - San Francisco Ballet School, Spring Festival 2022, San Francisco:  Jim Munson, Broadway World

 

Review Chunky Move & Restless Dance Theatre, Rewards for the Tribe, Melbourne:  Emma Sullivan, The Age

 

Feature - Matthew Bourne:  Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Video News - Washington Ballet in rehearsal:  Brian van de Graaff, wjla

 

News - Washington Ballet announces dancer promotions:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

News - Ballet Asteras 2022 (Japan) - dancers & programmes announced:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Coming Up in USA:  Kaatsbaan, Jacob’s Pillow & more:  Peter Aaron, Chronogram

 

Feature Ouro Collective (Vancouver):  Alyssa Hirose, Vancouver Magazine

 

Feature - Why did these ballet dancers pretend to be Russian?:  Staff, Big News Network

 

Feature - The Savannah Bananas - the dancing baseball team:  Margaret Fuhrer, NY Times

 

Feature - Best ballet music: the finest ballet scores of all time:  Freya Parr, Classical Music

 

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022 (Platinum Jubilee)

 

The Queen's Birthday Honours 2022 full list

 

CBE:  David Nixon, lately AD Northern Ballet

 

OBE:  Rosemary Lee, choreographer

Robert Noble, MD, New Adventures

 

MBE:  Michael Coleman, lately Royal Ballet

Jasmin Vardimon, choreographer

Jeanefer Jean-Charles, choreographer

Etta Murfitt (Bertschinger), dance artist (New Adventures)

Sanjeevini Dutta, Director Kadam Dance 

Zoe Golding, AD ZoieLogic Dance Theatre

Chithra Ramakrishnan, South Indian classical vocalist and dancer

Dolores Letitia Henry-Jenkins (Dollie Henry) - choreographer & jazz artist

 

BEM:  Angela Redgrave, dance teacher

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Links - Friday 03 June, 2022

 

 

Gallery - Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London:  Tristram Kenton, Gramilano

 

Review - Natalia Osipova and Colleagues, Carmen, London:  Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Reviews - AIM by Kyle Abraham, Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth, London: 

Marianka Swain, Telegraph

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Woke, Love Rocks, Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch

 

Review - ZooNation Youth Company, Everland, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - Trisha Brown Dance Company, 50th Anniversary Celebration: Foray Fôret, Astral Converted, New York:  Cecilia Whalen, Fjord Review

 

Review - Shechter ll, Contemporary Dance 2.0, Milton Keynes:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Chunky Move & Restless Dance Theatre, Rewards for the Tribe, Melbourne:  Rhys Ryan, Dance Australia

 

Review - Sooraj Subramaniam, Reflections of an Indian Dancer, Bradford:  Margaret Hooper, Reviews Hub

 

Feature - Matthew Bourne:  Louise Levene, FT

 

Feature- Alexei Ratmansky:  Amanda Dunn, The Age

 

Feature/Review - QDance, Middle Ground, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Feature - Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, choreographer:  Charmaine Patricia Warren, NY Times 

 

Coming Up:

Outdoor summer dance, USA:  Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

Summer Guide 2922, Chicago:  Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun Times

June DanceWatch, Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch

 

News - Alberta Ballet announces 2022/23 season:  Staff, Calgary Herald

 

Musical Review Feature - MJ, A Strange Loop, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Remembering - Royal Ballet, Silver Jubilee Ballets (1977), London:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog

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Links - Saturday 04 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London:

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Alastair Macauley, Slipped Disc

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

Debra Craine, Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Review - AIM by Kyle Abraham, Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Houston Ballet, A Joyous Trilogy (In Flight), Orange (excerpts), Floreciente, Houston:  Margaret Downing, Houston Press

 

Review - Joffrey Ballet, Don Quixote, Chicago:  Kyle MacMillan, Chicago Sun Times

 

Reviews - Sydney Dance Company, ab [intra], Sydney:

Deborah Jones, Limelight

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review - Doug Varone and Dancers, Somewhere, Short Story, Nocturne, Rise, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review - Jerron Herman, Vitruvian, New York:  Candice Thompson, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - Lee Mingwei, Our Labyrinth, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Jo Kreiter, Sorry/Please/No, New York:  Anna Jayne Kimmel, Brookly Rail

 

Review - Saburo Teshigawara, Tristan and Isolde, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, Nearly Stationary, New York:  Susan Yung, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - Machine de Cirque, London:  Scott Matthewman, Reviews Hub

 

Video Feature (starts at 19 minutes) - Alexei Ratmansky & Miami City Ballet rehearse Swan Lake:  Staff, PBS

 

Feature - Gaston Core, choreographer & more:  Veronica Posth, Fjord Review

 

Video Feature - (La)Horde/ National Ballet of Marseille:  Staff, France 24

 

Feature - Behind the Gender Gap in Ballet:  Audrey Nelson, Psychology Today

 

News Feature - RNZB: Fired ballet master was subject of complaints:  André Chumko, Stuff

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Links – Sunday 5 June

 

Feature - Pina Bausch’s son on her dance masterpiece reimagined at Sadler’s Wells: David Jays, Sunday Times

 

Reviews – Australian Ballet, KunstkamerMelbourne:

Tim Byrne, Guardian

Andrew Fuhrmann, The Age

 

Review – Houston Ballet, A Joyous Trilogy, Houston: Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle

 

Review – Joffrey Ballet, Don Quixote, Chicago: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Sydney Choreographic Ensemble, Galileo, Sydney: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Review – Doug Varone and Dancers, Somewhere, Rise, Short Story, Nocturne, New York: Karen Hildebrand, Fjord Review

 

Review – Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Liszt Mosaics, London: Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

 

Catchup Review – Ballet Hispánico, Doña Perón, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

News – Reality TV show blamed as young dancers are penalised for inappropriate costumes: Caitlin Fitzsimmmons, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Monday 6 June

 

Obituary – Martha Myers, Dance Teacher: Neil Genzlinger, NY Times

 

 

Feature - Karen Kain brings a ‘feminist take’ to beloved ballet classic Swan LakeMichael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Feature - Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Fluidity of Steel reckons with masculinity and gender: Zelia Hanson, OregonLive

 

Review – Natalia Osipova & Colleagues, Carmen (Veldman), London: Sarah Crompton, The Observer

 

Reviews – Saburo Teshigawara & Rihoko Sato, Tristan and Isolde, London:

Debra Craine, The Times

Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Review - Queensland Ballet Young ArtistsPerfect Strangers, The Appearance of Colour, Fallen, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – American Repertory Ballet, Moving to Bach, Circadia, Time Within a Time, New Brunswick, Critical Dance

 

Review – Guggenheim Works & Process, Third Bird, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Reviews – Sydney Dance Company, ab [intra], Sydney:

Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

Rebecca Whitton, Australian Stage

 

Review/Gallery - La Scala Theatre Ballet School’s end of term show 2022, Milan: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Reviews – Rising Festival, Various shows, Melbourne:

Nick Miller, The Age

Others, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Tuesday 7 June

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Isaac Ouro-Gnao, The Stage

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Review – Australian Ballet, KunstkamerMelbourne: Stephanie Glickman, Australian Stage

 

Review – A.I.M by Kyle Abraham, Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Review – Sydney Dance Company, ab [Intra], Sydney: Taylor Venter, Dance Australia

 

Review – Trisha Brown Dance Company, Foray Forêt, Astral Converted, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – American Repertory Ballet, Movin’ & Groovin’ Bill, New Brunswick: Nadia Vostrikov, Ballet Herald

 

Review – Joffrey Ballet, Don Quixote, Chicago: Hugh Iglarsh, New City Stage

 

Stream Review - Three Asian choreographers, MOVEMENT: Performance Platform, New York: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

TV Preview – Tina Pereira, Principal, National Ballet of Canada, Swan Lake (Kain): Presenters, Global News

 

News - La Scala Ballet Season 2022-2023: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

News - New York City Ballet’s first Black female choreographer comes to Kennedy Center: Jason Fraley, WTOP News

 

Feature - How Siphesihle November is shaking up National Ballet of Canada: Katie Underwood, Maclean's

 

Feature - Why did these ballet dancers pretend to be Russian? Staff, RBTH

 

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Links – Wednesday 8 June

 

Feature - ‘Giselle’: Remaking and updating a classic, and finding a hit: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Feature - Ballet star Laura Fernandez on fleeing Russia and starting over: ‘I couldn’t discuss the war any more’: Kelly Burke, Guardian

 

Preview – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Car Man, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – Northern Ballet, The Great Gatsby, Cardiff: Rhys Gregory, Wales 247

 

Review – New Zealand Dance Company, The Fibonacci, Uku, Auckland: Francesca Horsley, Theatreview

 

Preview – Kiandanda Dance Theater, Religion Kitendi-Dress Code, San Francisco: James Salazar, SF Examiner

 

Feature - The Skytrain stations get groovy in Vancouver: A Dance Film: Stuart Derdeyn, Vancouver Sun

 

Feature - Lost ballet about the Gorbals has new role in Glasgow art exhibition: Ann Fotheringham, Glasgow Evening Times

 

News - Texas Ballet Theater’s Ben Stevenson Stepping into New Role: Staff, FortWorth

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Links – Thursday 9 June

 

Reviews – École des Sables, Rite of Spring (Bausch), London:

Vera Liber, BTG

Debra Craine, The Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

David Jays, Guardian

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Chris Lilly, Reviews Hub

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London: Rupert Christiansen, The Spectator

 

Feature - Is it finally twilight for the theatre’s Sacred Monsters (like Jerome Robbins)? Jesse Green, NY Times

 

Feature - Composer Joby Talbot on the rollercoaster ride of premiering his new ballet, Like Water For Chocolate: Joby Talbot, Gramophone

 

Feature - Dance companies hire intimacy coaches in the era of #metoo: Emma Sullivan, The Age

 

Feature - Tony nominees for Choreography put the past in motion: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review – A.I.M by Kyle Abraham, An Untitled Love, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Review – Trisha Brown Dance Company, Foray Forêt, Astral Converted, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – School of American Ballet, Workshop Program, New York: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Gecko Theatre, The Wedding, London: Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

 

Review - Koresh Dance CompanyMuse, Philadelphia: Camille Bacon-Smith, Broad Street Review

 

News - Amar Ramasar leaves City Ballet, but plans to keep Balanchine close: Julia Jacobs & Rachel Sherman, NY Times

 

News - Elmhurst Ballet School presents ASCENT, the School's Summer run of shows for 2022: Stephi Wild, BWW

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Links – Friday 10 June

 

Review – English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review – National Ballet of Japan, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Wheeldon), Tokyo: Naomi Mori, Bachtrack

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London:

Fátima Nollén, The Tablet

Mark Ronan, The Article

 

Feature - The Everyday Avant-Gardist: Paul Taylor’s First Principles: Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Preview – Philadelphia Dance Projects, softly, as I leave you: Melissa Strong, Broad Street Review

 

News - Stella Abrera to Run the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School for a Year: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

News - National Ballet Of Canada receives $10 million gift: Anya Wassenberg, Ludwig van

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Links – Saturday 11 June

 

Feature - Black ballet dancers are focus of Kennedy Center's 'Reframing the Narrative': Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet, Washington DC:

Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc (+ Amar Ramasar’s last show)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Balanchine)

Emanon – In Two Movements, Suspended Animation, Partita

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre Studio CompanyMixed Bill, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, The Car Man, London: Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Reviews – École des Sables + a Bat, Rite of Spring (Bausch), London: Chris Wiegand, Guardian

 

Reviews – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Terrain, Sydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Dennis Clements, Australian Stage

 

Review – Queensland Ballet, Glass Concerto, We who are left, Elite Syncopations, Brisbane: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Review – School of American Ballet, Workshop Program, New York: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Nkeiruka Oruche & Gbedu Town Radio, Mixtape of the Dead & Gone #1, San Francisco: Rachel Howard, Fjord Review

 

Review – Gecko Theatre, The Wedding, London: Rachel Haliburton, Arts Desk

 

Podcast – NBC’s Siphe November on Swan Lake and the future of ballet: Globe and Mail

 

Podcast - Ahmad Joudeh: the dancer speaking out for stateless refugees: Robin Pomeroy, Radio Davos

 

Interview - Paul Michael Henry talks Shrimp Dance: Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

 

News - Kyiv City Ballet to visit York in first UK performance since attack on Ukraine: Giverny Masso, The Stage

 

News - MadeBy National Choreographic Competition winner announced: Michael Kaufmann, Limelight

 

Economics - Ballet Performance Market Size (2022-2028): Staff, GlobeNewswire

 

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Links - Sunday 12 June, 2022

 

 

Review - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Sweet Mambo, Wuppertal:  Veronica Posth, Fjord Review

 

Reviews - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Car Man, London:

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Mark Pullinger, Bachtrack

 

Review - Caspar Ilschner and Otto Kosok, The Professio(nah)ls, Wellington:  Nancy Catherine Fulford, NZ Theatreview

 

Feature - Joan Clevillé, Scottish Dance Theatre:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Feature - Ballet troupe brings joy to Senior Citizens:  Bill Holton, Woman's World

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Links - Monday 13 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), New York:

Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

Cindy Sibilisky, Broadway World

 

Review - New York City Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Washington:  Norah Dick, MD Theatre Guide

 

Review - École des Sables, The Rite of Spring (Bausch), London:  Sarah Crompton, Observer

 

Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Car Man, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Observer

 

Review - Ballet Dortmund,The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Cacti, The Rite of Spring, Tel Aviv:  Ora Brafman, Jerusalem Post

 

Review - Malpaso Dance Company, mixed programme, Charleston:  Ellen E Mintzer, Charleston City Paper

 

Review - Rising Festival, roundup (scroll through for dance), Melbourne:  Andrew Fuhrmann, Emma Sullivan (dance reviews), The Age

 

Feature - Chris Morocco marks 35 years of dance:  Paul Forsyth, Niagara Falls Review

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Links - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Car Man, London:

Neil Norman, Stage

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Katie Columbus, Arts Desk

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

Miriam Salmon, Reviews Hub

Franco Milazzo, Broadway World

Photo Essay:  Tristram Kenton, Guardian

 

Review - Queensland Ballet, Li’s Choice:  Glass Concerto, We who are left, Elite Syncopations, Brisbane:  Olivia Stewart, Limelight

 

Review - Hong Kong Dance Company, Nezha: Untold Solitude, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post

 

News - National Dance Awards for 2021 results:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Feature - National Ballet of Canada’s Swan Lake used Covid delays to add dazzle to costumes, sets:  Shawn Jeffords, Toronto Star

 

Preview Feature - Kyiv City Ballet, gala programme, York:  Laura Reid, Yorkshire Post

 

Preview Feature - Jack Lister talks about his work Still Life for Australasian Dance Collective:  Staff, Canberra City News

 

Feature - Tony Nominees for Choreography put the past in motion:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Essay - Balanchine the Dramatist:  Alastair Macaulay, Blog

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Links - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - National Ballet of Canada, Swan Lake, Toronto:

Isabella Perrone, Broadway World

Gary Smith, Hamilton Spectator

 

Review - English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), New York:  Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate, London:  Deborah Weiss, Dance for You Magazine

 

Review - Queensland Ballet, Li’s Choice:  Glass Concerto, We who are left, Elite Syncopations, Brisbane:  Denise Richardson, Dance Australia

 

Review - An Evening with the Next Generation, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Reviews - Bangarra Dance Theatre, Terrain, Sydney:

Jansson J Antman, Limelight

Taylor Venter, Dance Australia

 

Review - School of American Ballet’s Workshop, New York:  Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

 

Review - Stephanie Lake Company, Manifesto, Melbourne:  Rhys Ryan, Limelight

 

Review - Lord of the Dance, Sheffield:  Jacob Bush, Reviews Hub

 

Feature - Alexei Ratmansky talks about his ballet Of Love and Rage:  Marina Harss, NY Times

 

Feature - Daniil Simon to dance in Melbourne:  Nick Miller, The Age

 

News - National Ballet of Canada to perform triple bill in New York:  Anya Wassenberg, Ludwig Van

 

News - In New York, City Center’s season to feature an International Fall for Dance:  Rachel Sherman, NY Times

 

News - Stella Abrera becomes Acting AD of The American Ballet Theatre School:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

News - David Hallberg and Lil Buck discuss the transformation of dance for Chanel Connects podcast:  Dani Maher, Harper's Bazaar Australia

 

Kyiv City Ballet:

News - Kyiv City Ballet to make its first tour of the United States in the autumn:  Kalia Richardson, NY Times

Video Feature - York welcomes Kyiv City Ballet:  Frazer Maude, ITV

Video Feature - Refuged in Paris, Kyiv City Ballet dances on:  Lisa Bryant, VOA News

 

Video Feature - Harper Watters, Houston Ballet:  Staff, ABC 11

 

News - Edinburgh Fringe: Ian McKellen's Hamlet beanies auction in aid of dancing bursary at Edinburgh’s Festival Ballet School:  Liam Rudden, Scotsman

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Links - Thursday 16 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - Scottish Ballet, The Crucible, London:

Laura Cappelle, FT

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Chris Lilly, Reviews Hub

Marian Kennedy, London Theatre 1

 

Review - New York City Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Washington:  Elizabeth Seablom, Broadway World

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - École des Sables, The Rite of Spring (Bausch), London:  Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Car Man, London:  Rupert Christiansen, Spectator

 

Review - Kyiv City Ballet, Gala mixed programme, York:  Stephen Lewis, York Press

 

Preview Feature - Australian Ballet, Anna Karenina, Melbourne:  Amanda Dunn, The Age

 

Feature - Xander Parish:  Joe Tweedy, Mail

 

Feature - Margaret Jenkins, choreographer:  Rachel Howard, Fjord Review

 

News - The Trocks return to the UK for Autumn Tour:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

News - Sarasota Ballet updates 2022/23 season plans:  Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

News - Washington Ballet announces 2022/23 season:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Preview Feature - Week 4 of Jacob’s Pillow Festival:  Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World

 

Preview Feature - Queer Mvmt Fest, San Diego:  Heather Cassell, Bay Area Reporter

 

Feature - Dana Gingras, choreographer:  Paula Citron, Ludwig Van

 

Audio Feature - What makes Swan Lake a favourite of the Kremlin and protestors?:  Robin Young, NPR

 

Documentary Review - LIFT:  Ricardo Gallegos, But why tho podcast

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Links - Friday 17 June, 2022

 

 

News - Aurelie Dupont resigns as Director of Dance at Paris Opera Ballet:

Alex Marshall, NY Times

Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, three programmes, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Reviews - American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, New York:

Marina Harss, Fjord Review

Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, mixed programme A, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Various Companies, Reframing the Narrative, Washington:  Carolyn Keleman, MD Theatre Guide

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, The Crucible, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Queensland Ballet Jette Parker Young Artists, mixed bill, London:  Stuart Sweeney, Critical Dance

 

Review - Gibney Company, Up Close (mixed programme), New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - The Holding Project, precious cargo (days of old), Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch

 

Feature - Alexei Ratmansky Uncovers New Inspiration in an Ancient World:  Alastair Macaulay, Playbill

 

Feature - Calvin Royal lll, American Ballet Theatre:  Zoe Dubno, GQ

 

Feature - Constance Stamatiou, Alvin Ailey:  Naya Samuel:  SI

 

Feature - Denise Parungao, New Jersey Ballet:  Pablo A Tariman, Vera Files

 

Feature - Bronetz Purnell, choreographer, writer, dancer:  Juan A Ramirez, NY Times

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Links - Saturday 18 June, 2022

 

 

Obituaries:

Bob Lockyer, BBC TV dance producer:  Staff, Telegraph

Elizabeth Richie, dancer & theatre administrator:  Robert Owen, Guardian

 

 

Feature - Wayne McGregor talks about his new dance work at La Scala:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Reviews - American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, New York:

Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

Review - English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), New York:  Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, The Crucible, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Houston Ballet, Sparrow, La Sulphide, Houston:  Margaret Downing, Houston Press

 

Review - Stephanie Lake Company, Manifesto, Melbourne:  Philipa Rothfield, The Saturday Paper

 

Review - Elixir Extracts, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

 

Review - The Australian Ballet School, Butterfly, Sydney:  Jansson J Antman, Limelight

 

Preview Feature - Pacific Northwest Ballet, mixed programme, New York:  Amy Brandt, Playbill

 

Birmingham Royal Ballet: 

Preview Feature - Interlinked, Birmingham:  James Mukvirovic, Express and Star

Preview Feature - Don Quixote, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Feature - Dominic Antonucci, Assistant Director at BRB:  Eleanor Lawson, Shropshire Star

 

News - Jozef Varga & Remi Wörtmeyer are retiring from Dutch National Ballet:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

News - Magda Papa, former ballerina, is retiring as National Ballet of Canada’s artistic coach after 40 years:  Debra Yeo, Toronto Star

 

News - Joffrey Ballet/Action Lines releases new short film for Pride Month:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Video Feature - Mubashshira Kamal Era brings ballet fusion to Bangladesh’s streets:  Staff, DW

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Links - Sunday 19 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - Australian Ballet, Harlequinade, Melbourne:

Rhys Ryan, Limelight

Andrew Furhmann, The Age

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, New York:  Kasey Broekema, Ballet Herald

 

Review - New English Ballet Theatre, mixed  programme, London:  John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard International

 

Review - Soles of Duende, Can We Dance Here?: New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - Elixir Extracts, London:  Matthew Paluch, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Bora Kim/Jinwoo Kim, MUAK, London:  Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

 

Feature - Black ballet companies converge in historic, ‘Electric’ programme:  Emily Leibert, Jezebel

 

Preview - Jacob’s Pillow 2022:  Gillian Jones, Berkshire Eagle

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Links - Monday 20 June, 2022

 

 

Review - London:  Sarah Crompton, Observer

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Car Man

Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate

 

Review - New English Ballet Theatre, mixed programme, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - LA Dance Project, Be here now, Los Angeles:  Chris Wiegand, Guardian

 

Review - Anton du Beke & Giovanni Pernice, Him & Me!, London:  Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Martha Clarke, God’s Fool, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

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Links - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - Australian Ballet, Harlequinade, Melbourne:

Chantal Nguyen, Bachtrack

Susan Bendall, Dance Australia

Isabelle Oderberg, Arts Hub

Alex First, J-wire

 

Review - New English Ballet Theatre, mixed programme, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

 

Review - NW Dance Project, triple bill, Portland:  Amy Leona Havin, Oregon Arts Watch

 

Review - Transcendence Theatre, Let’s Dance, Glen Ellen:  Christina Mancuso, Broadway World

 

Review - The Australian Ballet School, Butterfly, Sydney:  Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

 

Preview - Two International Ballet Galas, Sydney & Brisbane:  Staff, Dance Australia

 

Feature - Caitlin Marks, an Australian dancer in New York:  Nick Miller, The Age

 

News - Odesa Opera re-opens:  Ugo Poletti, Kyiv Post

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Links - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

 

 

Reviews - American Ballet Theatre, New York:

Of Love and Rage:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Don Quixote:  Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - National Ballet of Canada, Swan Lake, Toronto:  Denise Sum, Danceview Times

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Harlequinade, Melbourne:  Stephanie Glickman, Australian Stage

 

Review - Houston Ballet, Sparrow, La Sylphide, Houston:  Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

 

Review Paul Taylor Dance Company, programmes A & B, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

Review - Gibney Dance, Up Close, New York:  Cecilia Whalen, Fjord Review

 

Review - Rambert School, mixed programme, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, mixed programme, New York:  Marina Kennedy, Broadway World

 

Featurette - Francesca Hayward (Royal Ballet) talks Swan Lake:Mail

 

News - Joffrey Ballet & Miami City Ballet collaborate on Rita Finds Home:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Video Feature - Lindy Hop dancers bring back the roots of this Black American Dance:  Selena Burks-Rentschier, KQED

 

Play Review - Arlekin Players Theatre and Zero Gravity Virtual Theater Lab, The Orchard (with Mikhail Baryshnikov), New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

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Links – Thursday 23 June

 

Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, Of Love and Rage, New York:

Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

Nadia Vostrikov, Ballet Herald

 

Review – English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – Dutch National Ballet, Grosse Fuge, Frank Bridge Variations, Sarcasmen, Metaforen, Amsterdam: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Reviews – Flamenco Festival/Compañia Manuel Liñán, ¡Viva! London:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review – Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, FronterasNew York: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Mixed Bill, London: Maggie Foyer, SeeingDance

 

Review – Soo Hyun Hwang & Yun Jung Lee + Dancers, Sense of Darkness, Tongue GymnasticsLondon: Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

 

Report – Australian Ballet School, Butterfly, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, dancelines

 

Interview - Peter Boal, Full Steam Ahead: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

Streaming News - YAGP Galas to be Live Streamed This Weekend: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

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Links – Friday 24 June

 

Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, Of Love and Rage, New York:

Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review – Washington Ballet, Where Do We Go Now, Moonlight, Beethoven Serenade, Home-coming, Washington DC: Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Diamonds, Waiting at the Station, New York: Lora Strum, BWW

 

Reviews – Flamenco Festival/Compañia Manuel Liñán, ¡Viva! London:

Charlotte Kasner, SeeingDance

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Global Moves, San Francisco: David E Moreno, Culture Vulture

 

Review – Keir Choreographic Award, Sydney: Jill Sykes, SMH

 

Preview - Finnish dancers Maria Nurmela and Ville OinonenThe Days, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

News - Paris Opera Ballet at the Hollywood Bowl - complete programme: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

News - Australian Ballet to livestream Alexei Ratmansky's Harlequinade this Friday: Chloe Rabinowitz, BWW

 

Feature - Summer Delight – Jacob’s Pillow Re-visited: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/Dancebeat

 

Feature - Lydia Lopokova’s Portraits: Richard Shone, London Review of Books

 

Feature - Reframing the Narrative at KenCen demonstrated Black excellence in ballet: Lisa Traiger, DC Theater Arts

 

Feature - How Primera Generación Dance Collective brought Nepantla from screen to stage: Steven Vargas, LA TImes

 

Feature - Performing and creating as equals across the age gap: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Feature - Velcro or Snaps? The ABC’s of stripping for a cause: Brian Schaefer, NY Times

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Links – Saturday 25 June

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet & Acosta Danza, Interlinked, 24, Lazuli Sky, Birmingham: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Review – American Ballet Theatre, Of Love and Rage, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Plot Point, Waiting at the Station, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – Flamenco Festival/Compañia Ana Morales, Without Permission: Songs for Silence, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review – Marta Carrasco, Perra de Nadie, Los Angeles: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

Catchup Review – Kyle Marshall Choreography, Stellar, I & I, Rise, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – Takahiro Yamamoto, Opacity of Performance, Portland: Lucy Cotter, Oregon Artswatch

 

Preview - Alexander WhitleyDancing in Augmented Realities, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - Indigenous choreography in this year’s Dancing on the Edge, Vancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

Interview - Jacob’s Pillow honours Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Karen Greenspan, Fjord Review

 

News - UK Debut For Varna International Ballet and Orchestra: Stephi Wild, BWW

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Links – Sunday 26 June

 

Review – American Ballet Theatre, Of Love and Rage, New York:

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes  (Second viewing)

Eleni Sakellis, The National Herald

 

Review – West Australian Ballet, Galatea & Pygmalion, With/In/Sight, Before Nightfall, Perth: Rita Clarke, Limelight

 

Stream Review – The New Zealand Dance Company, The Fibonacci, Uku: Lyne Pringle, Theatreview

 

Review – Humanhood, Infinite, Newcastle: Dora Frankel, BTG

 

Preview – Zab Maboungou, WamunzoVancouver: Charlie Smith, Straight.com

 

Feature - Cherokee ‘maker’ brings attire ideas to life for Joffrey Ballet: Chad Hunter, Cherokee Phoenix

 

Rehearsal Gallery – La Scala Ballet, LORE, AfteRite (McGregor), Milan: Brescia e Amisano, Gramilano  (Linked to: This from Links, 18 June)

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Links – Monday 27 June

 

Reviews – Flamenco Festival/Compañia Maria del Mar Moreno, Gala Fiesta de la Buleria de Jerez, London:

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Matthew Paluch, SeeingDance

 

Review – Trajal Harrell & Dancers, Porca Miseria, Amsterdam: Sarah Crompton, The Observer

 

Reviews – Cha Jinyeob/Collective A, Miin: Body to Body, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

News - Sadler’s Wells sets up new dance home in east London: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

News/Gallery - National Ballet of Canada - Karen Kain Gala, Toronto: Staff, Toronto Star

 

News - La Traviata Ballet returns to the Joburg Theatre: Staff, SABC News

 

Preview – Natalie Allen/HotHouse Company, In Crimson, Perth: Staff, Dance Australia

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Links – Tuesday 28 June

 

Review – Teatro alla Scala Ballet, AfterRite, LORE (New McGregor), Milan:  Silvia Poletti, Bachtrack

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Diamonds, Waiting at the Station, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Stream Review – Australian Ballet, Harlequinade, Melbourne: Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Review – West Australian Ballet, Galatea & Pygmalion, With/In/Sight, Before Nightfall, Perth: Alana Kildea, Dance Australia

 

Review – Impact Dance & Others, Chapters Mixed Bill, London: Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub

 

Preview - English National Ballet School's Summer Performance: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview – San Francisco Arts Festival, Religion Kitendi: Dress Code: Jonathan Curiel, SF Classical Voice

 

Preview – Alan Lucien Ǿyen/Winter Guests, Story, story, die, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

News - Scottish Ballet scheme aims to help care home residents: Lucy Scarlett, The National

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Links – Wednesday 29 June

 

Obituary – Marina Keet, Spanish dancer, teacher, choreographer: Vicky Grut, Guardian

 

 

Feature - Pam Tanowitz’s next act: ‘I need to make a Jewish Dance’: Brian Schaefer, NY Times

 

Tribute - A Fond Farewell to ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie: Joseph Carman, Playbill

 

Review – Australian Ballet, Harlequinade (Daniil Simkin guests), Melbourne: Karen Van Ulzen, Dance Australia

 

Review – Washington Ballet, NEXTsteps Mixed Bill, Washington DC: Carolyn Kelemen, MD Theatre Guide

 

Review – Flamenco Festival/Compañia Jesus Carmona, The Jump, London: Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

 

Review – Ballet Cymru, Dream, Newport: Nicole Garnon, South Wales Argus

 

Review - Maria CarusoMetamorphosis, London: Scott Matthewman, Reviews Hub

 

Review - Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers CompanyBeautiful Chaos, Philadelphia: Melissa Strong, Broad Street Review

 

Preview – Beyond Dance Theatre, The Wind of Empty, Hong Kong: Sarah Vega, SCMP

 

News - Appeal launched to help Ukrainian ballet dancers perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Brian Ferguson, Scotsman

 

And:

Can a bear dance ballet?   It’s all Greek to me!

 

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Links - Thursday 30 June, 2022

 

 

Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Plot Point, Waiting at the Station, New York:  Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

 

Review - Christopher Williams Dances, Les Sylphides, Afternoon of a Faun, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Alexander Whitley, Dancing in Augmented Realities, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Reviews - Compañía Jesús Carmona, London:

El Salto:  Charlotte Kasner, Seeing Dance

The Jump:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview Feature - Week 6 programme, Jacob’s Pillow:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Preview - Australian Ballet, Counterpointe (mixed programme), Adelaide:  Lisa Keller, Glam Adelaide

 

Preview - July Dance Watch, Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch

 

News - National Youth Dance Company appoints Wayne McGregor as its next Artistic Director:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Feature - Hingston Studio designs “kinetic” identity for Rambert:  Henry Wong, Design Week

 

Feature - Diana Byer, lately AD New York Theatre Ballet:  Anne Levin, Town Topics

 

Feature - Can New York’s underground ballroom scene survive the hype?:  Michael Cuby, Guardian

 

Feature - Sugar-coating the sinister: ETA Hoffmann at the ballet:  Jenifer Sarver, Bachtrack

 

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