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Links – Sunday 1 January 2023

 

A guid New Year tae ane an’ ‘a

An’ mony may ye see.

An’ during a’ the years tae come,

O happy may ye be.

 

Feature - Reliving memories of Rudolf Nureyev’s 1968 The Nutcracker production for The Royal Ballet: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

 

Feature – Portland, 2022: Dance in the rear view mirror: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch

 

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

 

In Memoriam 2022 - Singers, Dancers, Actors, Writers, Directors: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

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Links – Monday 2 January 2023

 

Feature - Ukraine war: Dancers fight culture war against Russia: Kate Vandy, BBC News

 

History - Tamara Geva: A ballet pioneer in the USA: Sebrena Williamson, The Collector

 

Streaming - Royal Opera House/Royal Ballet: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

News – National Ballet of Cuba appeared in gala revolution performance: Staff, Xinhua

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Links – Tuesday 3 January 2023

 

Obituary - Bruno Vescovo, former principal dancer with La Scala Ballet: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

 

Tour Review – Scottish Ballet, The Snow Queen, Glasgow: Allan Radcliffe, The Times

 

Preview – Ballet Folk, The Tears of Jenny Greenteeth, London: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Long Interviews – Adam Cooper, Sarah Wildor, Matz Skoog, Tory Dobrin: Ismene Brown/Vyne Theatre via YouTube

 

News – Joseph Toonga, breaking Royal Ballet stereotypes with hip-hop: Staff, BBC News

 

News - Meet Nobuhiro Terada, Ukrainian National Ballet's new Artistic Director: Theo Farrant, MSN Euronews

 

Diary - London Dance, Winter 2023: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

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Links – Wednesday 4 January 2023

 

Preview - Acosta DanzaSpectrum – Mixed Bill, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - New York City Ballet announces 2023 Winter Season featuring a World Premiere by Justin Peck: Chloe Rabinowitz, BWW

 

Tour Review – Varna International Ballet, The Nutcracker, Manchester: David Cunningham, BTG

 

Preview – Risa Jaroslow & Dancers, Talking Circle, Oakland: Lou Fancher, SF Classical Voice

 

Dance Watch – Portland Area in early 2023: Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Artswatch (Keep scrolling!)

 

Book Review – Cranko: The Man and his Choreography, by Ashley Killar: Jonathan Gray, Gramilano

 

Advice - How to prepare successfully for ballet auditions:  Cherilyn J Lee, Ballet Herald  (essentially US-oriented)

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Links – Thursday 5 January 2023

 

Obituary – Denis Vieira, Dancer: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

 

Review – National Ballet of Ukraine, Giselle, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Tour Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, Plymouth: Kate Maltby, The i

 

Preview – Royal Ballet, Everyone Keeps Me, New Tanowitz Work, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature - The Stage 100 of 2023: Opera and Dance: Staff, The Stage

 

Diary - 10 Chicago dance shows for winter 2023: Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune

 

News - Violinist steps in at last minute to conduct LA Ballet’s Nutcracker Laurie Niles, Violinist.com

 

Book Review - La Nijinska: Choreographer of the Modern, by Lynn Garafola: Alastair Macaulay, NY Review of Books

 

And,

Did you know about the ballet for House Speaker causing mayhem in Washington DC?  Sky News Australia

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Links – Friday 6 January 2023

 

News – Alexei Ratmansky to be Artist in Residence with New York City Ballet: Javier C Hernández, NY Times  (and elsewhere)

 

Preview - Scottish Ballet heads to London with Coppélia: Peter Ranscombe, Scottish Field

 

Feature – Dutch National Ballet Principal Maia Makhateli juggles motherhood and dance: Marissa DeSantis, Dance Magazine

 

Feature - Claudia Monja Is making her mark at Nashville Ballet: Lydia Murrray, Pointe Magazine

 

Feature - Dance eases the trauma for Peru’s Shining Path survivors: Dan Collyns, Guardian

 

Feature - Juilliard’s first black Dance Director Is making changes: Emily Leibert, Jezebel

 

Feature - Hong Kong’s Siu Lung Fung Dance Theatre turns from social criticism to calmer contemplation: Enid Tsui, SCMP

 

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Links – Saturday 7 January 2023

 

Feature - At City Ballet, Alexei Ratmansky can let his imagination run wild: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature - M3GAN’ makes us ask (again): Who’s afraid of Dancing Robots?  Margaret Fuhrer, NY Times

 

Review – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, New Year, Old Ballets, New York: Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

 

Review – La Scala Ballet, The Nutcracker (Nureyev), Milan: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Preview - Theatre ReThe Nature of Forgetting: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview – American Contemporary Ballet, Astaire Dances, S Cal: Staff, Ballet Herald

 

Interview – Mindy Aloff & her book Why Dance Matters: Marina Harss, Fjord Review

 

Interview - Mariam Karapetyan, Prima Ballerina of Cairo Opera Ballet: Artsvi Bakhchinyan, Armenian Mirror-Spectator

 

Style Q&A - Dancer and choreographer Léo Walk talks taste: Ellie Pithers, Financial Times

 

Feature – A Dance critic’s Farewell: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Sunday 8 January 2023

 

Sorry folks – after carrying out a normal trawl of sources, and having applied customary editorial judgement, I conclude that there is nothing new worth listing this morning …. I suspect this may be a first.

 

Should you want to explore the 17,800,000 results hidden in this morning’s ‘Ballet’ page on Google, feel free.

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Links - Monday 09 January, 2023

 

 

Obituary - Denis Vieira, dancer:  Staff, Dance for You Magazine

 

 

Review - Northern Ballet, The Nutcracker, Leeds:  Viki Westall, Bachtrack

 

News - Patricia Barker is retiring as AD of Royal New Zealand Ballet:  Hanna McCallum, Stuff

 

News - Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet included in Sadler’s Wells Barclays Dance Pass scheme:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

News - Details of Les Étoiles galas in Rome at the end of January announced:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Featurette - The Dancing Times on when a dance critic is a critic no longer:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Feature - Keep Dancing? That’s easier said than done - until now…:  Linda Kelsey, Telegraph

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Links - Tuesday 10 January, 2023

 

 

Previews:

 

Tiler Peck and Friends, Turn It Out, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

San Francisco Ballet, Next@90 Festival, San Francisco:  Janos Gereben, SFCV

 

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Swan Lake, UK Tour:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Northern Ballet, The Great Gatsby, UK Tour:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

News - David McAllister joins Royal New Zealand Ballet as interim Artistic Director:  Jason Blake, Limelight

 

Review - Sim Lung Fung Dance Theater, Run, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post

 

Streamed Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Raymonda:  Robert Tanitch, British Theatre Guide

 

Feature - Vitoria Bueno, the Brazilian ballerina with no arms:  Ariti Paul, Meaww

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Links - Wednesday 11 January, 2023

 

 

Preview Feature - Alexandra Damiani, AD Les Ballets Jazz Montreal on Dance Me (Leonard Cohen ballet):  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Preview Feature - San Francisco Ballet, Next@90 Festival, San Francisco:  Philip Mayard, Bay Area Reporter

 

Preview - Scottish Ballet, Coppelia, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

News - The Australian Ballet will tour to the Royal Opera House in London in August 2023:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review - Suresnes Cités Danse, Hip Hop Festival, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT

 

Review - Daniel Riley, Tracker, Sydney:  Jannson J Antmann, Limelight

Feature - Steve Dow, Guardian

 

Review - Ballet Philippines, The Nutcracker, Manila:  Joseph L Garcia, Business World

 

Feature - The Alembic Parent Residency in Portland:  Jamuna Chiarini, Oregon Arts Watch

 

Feature - Xuan Feng on splitting her season between Hong Kong Ballet & Oregon Ballet Theater:  Gavin Larsen, Pointe Magazine

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Links - Thursday 12 January, 2023

 

 

Review - Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Curriculum ll, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature - Jules Cunningham, choreographer:  Jamie Body, Stage

 

Feature - Vangeline, founder and Director of the New York Butoh Institute:  Tom Phillips, Danceview Times

 

Review - Les Ballet Afrik, New York is Burning, New York:  Laura Strum, Broadway World

 

Previews:  

 

Gandini Juggling, The Games We Play, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Pacific Northwest Ballet, Giselle, Seattle:  Staff, Queen Anne & Magnolia News

 

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, Spanish Classical Night, Miami:  Staff, Miami's Community News

 

News - Vadim Muntagirov & Tatiana Melnik to appear in Cape Town City Ballet’s Cinderella:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Photo Essay - David Teran creates beautiful photos of ballerinas:  Staff, The Phoblographer

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Links - Friday 13 January, 2023

 

 

News - Jared Angle to retire from New York City Ballet and will become Ballet Master at Royal Danish Ballet:  Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World

 

News - Nanine Linning appointed as Artistic Director of Scapino Ballet Rotterdam:  Staff, Dance For You Magazine

 

News - Ballet issued with trigger-warning over its on-stage death … of a puppet:  Craig Simpson, Telegraph

 

Late Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, London:  Camila Sayers, The Fan Carpet

 

Review - Estonian National Ballet, Swan Lake, Dublin:  Katy Hayes, Irish Independent

 

Review - American Dance Platform, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - The International Classic Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake, Bromley:  Graham Williams, Reviews Hub

 

Review - James Thiérrée/Compagnie du Hanneton, Room, Sydney:

Kate Prendergast, Limelight

Richard Cotter, Australian Stage

 

Feature - Inside the notebooks of the world’s leading choreographers:  Emily Dinsdale, AnOther Magazine

 

Feature - Ballet Beyond Borders: Palestinian dancer pursued his art from Syria to Europe:  Cory Walsh, Missoulian

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Links - Saturday 14 January, 2023

 

 

Reviews - English National Ballet, Swan Lake, London:

Jonathan Gray, Gramilano

Donald Hutera, Stage

Zoe Anderson, Independent

David Jays, Standard

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

Debra Craine, Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Review - Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Act 2 Swan Lake, Act 3 pdt Swan Lake, The Dying Swan, Majisimas, New York:  Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - Northern Ballet, The Nutcracker, Leeds:  Alanah Hammond, Nouse

 

Review - Vertigo Dance Company, Pardes, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - Nerubashenko Ballet, Swan Lake, Richmond:  Jane Darcy, Reviews Hub

 

Interview - Tamara Rojo, AD San Francisco Ballet:  Rachel Howard, Fjord Review

 

Feature - Corey Baker, choreographer:  Charlie Gates, Stuff

 

Interview - Andrew Litton, Music Director of NYCB, talks about conducting for ballet:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Feature - Heidi Duckler, choreographer of site-specific dance:  Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

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Links – Sunday 15 January 2023

 

Reviews – English National Ballet, Swan Lake (Deane), London:

Joy Wang X.Y., SeeingDance

Aliya Al-Hassan, BWW UK

Vera Liber, BTG

 

Review – Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Curriculum II, New York: Candice Thompson, Fjord Review

 

Review – Stephanie Lake Company, Manifesto, Sydney: Rebecca Whitton, Australian Stage

 

Catchup Review – ZviDance, Migrations, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Feature – Hong Kong Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet in the USA: Belinda Robinson, China Daily

 

Preview - San Francisco Ballet’s next@90 new works festival: Claudia Bauer, Pointe Magazine

 

News – Choreographer Miguel Gutierrez awarded New York Live Arts Residency: Rachel Sherman, NY Times

 

 

And as there’s always a newcomer out there:

‘The Sleeping Beauty’: A Guide To Tchaikovsky’s Fairy Tale Ballet: Jeremy Nicholas, Yahoo! Entertainment

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Links – Monday 16 January 2023

 

Reviews – Hong Kong Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Webre), New York:

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Nadia Vostrikov, Ballet Herald

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Memoria, Roy’s Joys, Revelations, New York: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review – Gibney Dance, J’ai pleuré avec les chiens, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – Sydney Festival: Australian Dance Theatre & Others: Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

 

Preview – Circa, Sacre (Rite of Spring), Vancouver: Shawn Conner, Vancouver Sun

 

Preview – Shaun Parker and Company, KING, Touring: Staff, Dance Australia

 

Book Review – Cranko, The Man and his Choreography by Ashley KIllar: Karen Van Ulzen, Dance Australia

 

Exhibition – Matisse designed a ballet, watch it at Philadelphia Museum of Art: Juan Michael Porter II, Philadelphia Inquirer

 

News - Lithuania bans Russian ballets: Norman Lebrecht, Slipped Disc

 

News - Miro Magloire to present new Chamber Ballet at Mark Morris Dance Center in February: Blair Ingenthron, BWW Dance

 

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Links – Tuesday 17 January 2023

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London: David Jays, Evening Standard

 

Reviews – English National Ballet, Swan Lake (Deane), London:

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Louise Levene, Financial Times

John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard

 

Review – Hong Kong Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Webre), New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review – Vertigo Dance Company, PardesNew York: Karen Hildebrand, Fjord Review

 

Preview - Seeta Patel DanceThe Rite of Spring, London: Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview – Sydney Festival: Meryl Tankard & Dancers, Kairos: Nick Galvin, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature – Farewell and thanks to Stomp: Alastair Macaulay, Blog

 

Feature - Spice Girl Mel C leaps into modern dance: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Feature - This Is Australia: First Nations dancers remake Childish Gambino’s This Is America: Sian Cain, Guardian

 

News – British dancer one of those killed in the Nepalese plane crash: Ian Begley, Daily Mail  (and elsewhere)

 

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Links – Wednesday 18 January 2023

 

Obituary - Lupe Serrano, former American Ballet Theater Principal: Claudia Bauer, NY Times

 

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London:

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Debra Craine, The Times

Siobhan Murphy, The Stage

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Alastair Macaulay, Slipped Disc

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

John Groves, LondonTheatre1

 

Reviews – Not Standing (Alexander Vanturnhout & Axel Guerin), Through the Grapevine, London:

Donald Hutera, The Times

Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub

Matthew Paluch, Gramilano

 

Feature - San Francisco Ballet offers a festival of brand-new dances: Janos Gereben, SF Examiner

 

Feature - Magical Snow Queen debut for Scottish Ballet’s Rishan Benjamin: Scott Begbie, Press and Journal

 

Feature - The story of a forbidden romance - Hanover State Opera Ballet in Israel: Neria Barr, Jerusalem Post

 

News - BalletMet's Dorothy and the Prince of Oz returns: Staff, Ballet Herald

 

News - Dutch National Opera and Dutch National Ballet present Messa Da RequiemStephi Wild, BWW NL

 

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Links – Thursday 19 January 2023

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Vikki Jane Vile, BWW UK

 

Reviews – English National Ballet, Swan Lake (Deane), London:

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Harriet, Official London Theatre

 

Review – Hong Kong Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Webre), New York: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Review – Ronald K Brown/Evidence, Open Door, The Equality of Night and Day, Grace, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview – UW Dance Presents, Mixed Bill, Seattle: Rachel Gallaher, Seattle Times

 

Preview – Push Festival/Moya Michael, Coloured Swan 3: Harriet’s Remix, Vancouver: Mike Usinger, Straight.com

 

Preview – BalletX, Contemporary Mixed Bill, Irvine, CA: Sarah Mosqueda, LA Times

 

News - Northern Ballet announces Autumn 2023 Tour of Beauty and the BeastStephi Wild, BWW UK Regional

 

News - Joffrey Ballet to revive Yuri Possokhov's Anna Karenina: Stephi Wild, BWW Dance

 

Q&A - Ballet teacher Joshua Barwick: 'From big revelations to small details – trust the process and the people around you': John Byrne, The Stage

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Links – Friday 20 January 2023

 

News - Birmingham Royal Ballet announces BRB2 Company and UK Tour:

Stephi Wild, BWW UK Regional

David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Feature - What makes Choreographer Justin Peck’s dances distinct: Genevieve Smith, NY Vulture

 

Feature - Plastic pirouettes: Japan's recycled bottle ballet: AFP via France 24

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London, ROH:

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Adrian York, London Unattached

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Donizetti Variations, Haieff Divertimento, Valse-Fantaisie, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, New York: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Out-FRONT! A new interdisciplinary Festival, New York: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – Sydney Festival: Meryl Tankard & Dancers, Kairos: Deborah Jones, Limelight

 

Catchup Review – Estonian National Ballet, Korsaar (Le Corsaire), Tallinn: Stuart Sweeney, Critical Dance

 

News - Prix de Lausanne 2023 – the full lineup: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

News – Kansa City Ballet’s new Cinderella takes the stage In February: Staff, Ballet Herald

 

News - Scottish Ballet launches a National Centre For Dance Health: Stephi Wild, BWW Scotland

 

Different News - Boston Conservatory partners with Radio City Rockettes to offer students precision dance training: Logan Culwell-Block, Playbill

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Links – Saturday 21 January 2023

 

Reviews – Jules Cunningham, Melanie Chisholm, Harry Alexander, How Did We Get Here? London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Donald Hutera, The Stage

Debra Craine, The Times

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Zoe Anderson, Independent

David Jays, Evening Standard

Marianka Swain, The i

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Matthew Paluch, Gramilano

 

Stream Review – Royal Ballet, Like Water for Chocolate: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard

 

Review – Joanna Kotze, “’lectric Eye”, New York: Karen Hildebrand, Fjord Review

 

Review – Waheedworks, Bodies as Sites of Faith and Protest, New York: Cecilia Whalen, Fjord Review

 

Feature - Sarasota Ballet steps into the new year with premieres of two dances: Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Feature - Miigis: Underwater Panther honours Indigenous origin story: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Feature - ‘I am where the birds live’: Rodney Bell on twirling in titanium: Billie Eder, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature - Dancing With the Stairs: From Vaudeville to TikTok: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

And for Lunar New Year: Lion dance training in Australia: Elizabeth Flux, The Age

 

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Links - Sunday 22 January, 2023

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Haieff Divertimento, Valse-Fantasie, Donizetti Variations, New York:  Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Review - English National Ballet, Swan Lake, London:  Guillermo Nazara, Fist Night Magazine

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London:  Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

 

Review – Jules Cunningham, Melanie Chisholm, Harry Alexander, How Did We Get Here? London:  Graham Williams, Reviews Hub

 

Review - ABT Incubator, mixed programme, New York:  Kasey Broekema, Ballet Herald

 

Review - Ronald K Brown/EVIDENCE, Open Door, The Equality of Night and Day, Grace, New York:  Marina Kennedy, Broadway World

 

Reviews - Gandini Juggling, The Games We Play, London:

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub

 

Review - Baye & Asa, Hot House, New York:  Cecilia Whalen, Fjord Review

 

Review Feature - SAMIT Event Group, A Thousand Tales, Dubai:  Staff, Times of Oman

 

Previews - Pam Tanowitz/Royal Ballet, Secret Things, London:

Graham Spicer, Gramilano

Blair Ingenthron, Broadway World

 

News - Carlos Acosta to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the Prix de Lausanne:  Staff, Dance for You Magazine

 

Video News - A pair of dancers from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet get engaged on stage:  Staff, CBC

 

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Links - Monday 23 January, 2023

 

 

Video Report - Ballet: A theatre of war in Ukraine:  Brit McCandless Farmer, CBS News

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London:  Sarah Crompton, Observer

 

Review - English National Ballet, Swan Lake, London:  Jonathan Gray, Gramilano

 

Review - Natalia Osipova and Friends, Force of Nature, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - Jules Cunningham, Melanie Chisholm, Harry Alexander, How did we get here?, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Sydney Festival: Meryl Tankard and Dancers, Kairos, Sydney:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

Reviews - Gandini Juggling, The Games We Play, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Photo feature - Roseanna Leney, Scottish Ballet, My week in 5 pictures:  Lauren Robertson, Press and Journal

 

Preview - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Tutus on Tour, Hamilton:  Staff, NZ Herald

 

Preview - The Royal Ballet Spring Period, London:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

News - The Paris Opera to stage its first auction:  Milena Lazazzera, NY Times

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Links - Tuesday 24 January, 2023

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Haieff Divertimento, Valse-Fantaisie, Donizetti Variations, New York:  Candice Thompson, Fjord Review

 

Reviews - San Francisco Ballet, Opening Gala 2023, San Francisco:

Toba Singer, Culture Vulture

Saul Sugarman, The Bold Italic

 

Review - San Francisco Ballet, Next@90: programme 1, San Francisco:  Jim Munson, Broadway World

 

Review - Ronald K Brown/EVIDENCE, Open Door, The Equality of Night and Day, Grace, New York:  Candice Thompson, Fjord Review

 

Review - Whim W’Him, Winter 23 (mixed programme), Seattle:  Marcie Sillman, Seattle Times

 

Interview - Rachel Linsky, choreographer, on taking Holocaust education outside of the Jewish community:  Thea Singer, Arts Fuse

 

Feature - Holly Blakey, choreographer:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Preview - Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Dance Makers (mixed programme), Sarasota:  Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Preview - Kansas City Ballet, Cinderella (Carney), Kansas City:  Libby Hannsen, KC Studio

 

Preview - Visceral Dance Chicago, Winter Season:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Feature - K-Ballet, Plastic, Yokohama:  Katie Forster, Japan Times

Gallery:  Richard A Brooks, Guardian via AFP

 

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Links - Wednesday 25 January, 2023

 

 

Reviews - Acosta Danza, Spectrum, London:

Matthew Paluch, Gramilano

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Donald Hutera, Stage

David Jays, Standard

Joy Sable, Jewish Chronicle

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Review - San Francisco Ballet, Next@90: programme 2, San Francisco:  Jim Munson, Broadway World

 

Review - Jules Cunningham, Melanie Chisholm, Harry Alexander, How did we get here?, London:  Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

 

Review - Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, ChopEniana, Russian Dance from Swan Lake, The Dying Swan, Paquita, New York:  Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - Israel Galván, Solo, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - Gandini Juggling, The Games We Play, London:  Louise Levene, FT

 

Review - Sydney Dance Festival, Sydney:  Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

Meryl Tankard & Dancers, Kairos

James Thieree/La Compagnie du Hanneton, Room

 

Preview Feature - New York City Ballet, Copland Dance Episodes (Justin Peck WP), New York:  Joshua Barone, NY Times

 

News Feature - The International Association of Blacks in Dance to hold annual conference in Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Feature - At Rennie Harris’s Hip-Hop University, teaching the teachers:  Sophie Bress, NY Times

 

News - Sydney Dance Company announces new dancers joining the company:  Staff, Aussie Theatre

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Links - Thursday 26 January, 2023

 

 

Reviews - Natalia Osipova and Friends, Force of Nature, New York:

Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

Faye Arthurs, Fjord Review

 

Review - London:  Rupert Christiansen, Spectator

Jules Cunningham, Melanie Chisholm, Harry Alexander, How did we get here?

Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty

 

Review - Acosta Danza, Spectrum, London:  Louise Levene, FT

 

Review - Rambert, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, Norwich:  Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Review - Scottish Ballet, The Snow Queen, Inverness:  Scott Begbie, Press and Journal

 

Review - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, Nottingham:  Marta Tavares, Newark Advertiser

 

Review - David Glass Ensemble, The Brides, London:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Preview Feature - United Ukrainian Ballet, Giselle, Washington:  Avichai Scher, Pointe Magazine

 

News - BP sponsorship of Royal Opera House ends after 33 years:  Esther Addley, Guardian

 

Feature - Joaquin de Luz, AD National Dance Company of Spain:  Staff, La Prensa Latina

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Links - Friday 27 January, 2023

 

 

Interview - Jules Cunningham and Melanie Chisholm:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Feature - Ukraine Ballet Benefit raises funds to support Ukrainian children:  Keely Teslik, Forbes

 

Feature - 5 of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Black dancers on changes in the ballet world:  Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Review - Acosta Danza, Spectrum, London:  Graham Watt, Bachtrack

 

Review - Rambert, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, Bradford:  Graham Clark, Yorkshire Bylines

 

Reviews - Thick and Tight, Tits and Teeth, London:

Matthew Paluch, Gramilano

Adam Stevenson, Reviews Hub

 

Review - International Classic Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker, Bath:  Petra Schofield, Bath Echo

 

Review - Mzansi Ballet, The Abba Show: A Cinderella Story, Cape Town:  Claire Keeton, Times Live

 

Preview Feature - Compagnie Hervé Koubi, Ce que le jour doit à la nuit, Aspen:  Sarah Grigris, Aspen Times

 

Preview - New York City Ballet, Copland Dance Episodes, New York:  Jenna Adrian-Diaz, Surface

 

Feature - Simone Forti, artist, dancer, choreographer & writer:  Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

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Links - Saturday 28 January, 2023

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Copland Dance Episodes, New York, Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Allegro Brillante, Liturgy, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Firebird, New York:  Leigh. Witchel dancelog.nyc

 

Review - San Francisco Ballet, Next@90: programme 3, San Francisco:  Jim Munson, Broadway World

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London:  Jonathan Gray, Gramilano

 

Review - Natalia Osipova and Friends, Force of Nature, New York:  Kasey Broekema, Ballet Herald

 

Review - tanzmainz, Soul Chain (Eyal), New York:  Karen Greenspan, Fjord Review

 

Review - Double Arc Dance, Grown men keep breaking my heart, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Thomas Hauert & Zoo, Efeu, Barcelona:  Veronica Posth, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Thick and Tight, Tits and Teeth, London:  Donald Hutera, Stage

 

Review - Still Life, Flesh, London:  Natasha Triply, Stage

 

News - Miami City Ballet announces Spring 2023 season:  Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Preview - United Ukrainian Ballet, Giselle (Ratmansky), Washington:  Elizabeth Blair, WHQR

 

Preview - American Repertory Ballet, Giselle (Stiefel, Kobborg), New Brunswick:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Feature - Jennifer Archibald, choreographer:  Herbert L White, Charlotte Post

 

News - South African International Ballet Competition celebrates its 10th anniversary in July:  Siviwe Melapi, IOL

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Links – Sunday 29 January 2023

 

Reviews – London, Sarah Crompton, The Observer

Acosta Danza, Spectrum

Julie Cunningham, Melanie Chisholm, Harry Alexander, How did we get here?

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet, New York: Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

Donizetti Variations, Haieff Divertimento, Valse-Fantasie, Stravinsky Violin Concerto

Allegro Brillante, Liturgy, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Firebird

 

Review – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Allegro Brillante, When Love, Higher Ground, Blake Works IV, Philadelphia: Melissa Strong, Broad Street Review

 

Review – Sarasota Ballet, Frequency Hurtz, Shades of Spring, Façade, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Review – tanzmainz, Soul Chain, New York: Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene

 

Review – VAULT Festival, An Ice Thing To Say, London: Karl O’Doherty, Reviews Hub

 

Feature - Dancer Hannah Alissa Richardson returns to Toronto with Alvin Ailey to live out her childhood dreams: Robyn Grant-Moran, Globe and Mail

 

Feature – Pacific Northwest dancers on changes in Ballet: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

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Links – Monday 30 January 2023

 

Feature – Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal: Dance Me, the Leonard Cohen dance show the singer never lived to see: Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

 

Feature - Critics round-up and photo album of English National Ballet’s Swan Lake: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Feature - Former Principal Kyra Nichols bringing Old-School wisdom to City Ballet: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Feature - Seeking relevance and new audiences, New York ballet companies embrace diversity: Precious Fondren, Gothamist

 

Review – Philippe Saire & colleagues, Hocus Pocus, Vacuum, Salle des Fêtes, Barcelona: Veronica Posth, SeeingDance

 

News - Romeo Et Juliet kicks off San Diego Ballet 2023-24 season: Staff, There SanDiego

 

News - New York City Ballet to display Visual Art Installation resembling ballerinas: Terry Trucco, Playbill

 

Opinion – The ROH and BP issue:

Richard Morrison, The Times

Zoe Strimpel, Telegraph

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