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Links – Sunday January 20, 2013


Tamara Rojo on risks in UK visa rules: Jonathan Prynn, Lindsay Watling, Evening Standard


Reviews – Resolution! 2013:


Donald Hutera & Gail Shock, The Place

Jordan Massarella,
The #Visitors present a ‘# Visitorial’

Benjamin Ord & Paola Mangiola,
Take me home and make me like it

Does My …. Do I

Luke Jennings, Observer

Joseph Mercier,
Throb, A Cardiovascular Romance

Ji-Eun Lee,
Play. Back. Again. Then.

Brian Gillespie,
Independently Dependent

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express

Chris James Pavia,
Captured by the Dark

Tom Bowes,

Annarita Mazzilli,
For How Much?


Preview/Feature – Doug Varone and Dancers, Stripped/Dressed: Joseph Carman, LA Times


Reviews– Derevo, Harlekin:

Neil Norman,

Jenny Gilbert,
Circle of Eleven
at Mime Festival)


Review – Parsons Dance, Dawn to Dusk, Black Flowers, Caught: Leigh Witchel, NY Post


Preview – Marie Béland, Bleu-Vert-Rouge: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Q & A – Choreographer Olivier Wevers: Alice Kaderlan, Crosscut


Review – Catherine Cabeen, Fire: Alice Kaderlan, Crosscut


Film Review – Ballroom Dancer: Philip French, Observer



Sergei Filin:

I have not spotted anything materially new on this incident, but am adding this Sunday Telegraph piece as a summary of what has been published over the last 48-72 hours: Sunday Telegraph


And if all that wasn’t bad enough, Darcey has gone up to size 8! Mail on Sunday

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Links – Monday January 21, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Onegin:

Judith Flanders,

Vera Liber,


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Houston Ballet announces its 2013-14 Season: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Review – Joffrey Ballet, Rite of Spring, Age of Innocence, After the Rain (Dallas): Margaret Putnam, TheaterJones


Tour Review – BalletBoyz: The Talent, Serpent, Fallen: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Gallery – Dave Morgan,


Review – Limón Dance Company, Mazurkas, Moor’s Pavane, Come with Me: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review - Parsons Dance, Black Flowers, Dawn to Dusk, Wolfgang, Caught, In the End: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature – DanceQuest at work in Edinburgh schools: Alice Wyllie, Scotsman


Ballet and boredom for boys? Nicholas Lezard, New Statesman


Reviews – Resolution! 2013: Mil Vukovic, The Place

Georgia Tegou,
Yet Another Day

Anna Watkins,

Matthew Robinson,
Vacant Skin


Late Preview – Robert Moses’ Kin, NEVABAWARLDAPECE: Andrea Pflaumer, SF Examiner


Feature – Greek Dance, spreading the word: Larry Schwartz, Sydney Morning Herald


The Sergei Filin Assault:

News of an arrest for email hacking: The Australian

Some new nuances: Arts Desk

Another operation: Russia Beyond The Headlines


And now for Ballet in a pub: Alexi Duggins, Time Out London

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Links – Tuesday January 22, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Onegin:

Clement Crisp,

Mark Monahan,

Judith Mackrell,

Zoë Anderson,

Lyndsey Winship,

Graham Watts,


Review – Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, Flamenco Vivo (NY): Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Tour Reviews – BalletBoyz: The Talent 2013, Serpent, Fallen:

Zoë Anderson,

Katie Colombus,


Blog Review – National Ballet of Canada, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Wendy Perron. Dance Magazine


Preview – Kremlin Theatre Classical Ballet, Beauty and the Beast (Eagling/Vangelis): Olga Bugrova, Voice of Russia


Sergei Filin’s condition: Kirill Rudenko and others, Russia Beyond The Headlines


An interview extract worth considering: Sir Antonio Pappano: Jessica Duchen, JDCMB (with link to the main piece)

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Links – Wednesday January 23, 2013


Bolshoi London Season Confirmed: Ismene Brown, Arts Desk


Sergei Filin - Latest Bolshoi Sitrep and Interview:

Ismene Brown,

AP news item:


Review – NYCB’s Tchaikovsky/Balanchine Season: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Review – Dorrance Dance, SOUNDspace: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, Dlamenco Vivo (NY): Brian Seibert, NY Times


Feature/Preview – The Rite at 100/Compagnie Marie Chouinard: Spider Kedelsky, Crosscut


Review – American Realness Festival/Miguel Gutierrez et al: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Reviews – Myriam Gourfink, Breathing Monster: Eiko and Koma, The Caravan Project: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Mikhail Baryshnikov Photo Exhibition: Viktoria Koltsova, St Petersburg Times


Preview – Robert Moses’ Kin, Nevabawarldapece: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian

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Links – Thursday January 24, 2013


BREAKING NEWS - Benjamin Millepied to be next Director at Paris Opera Ballet: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Onegin:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Margaret Willis, One Stop Arts

Gallery - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs  (Different cast)


Interview – Liam Scarlett, the RB’s new Artist in Residence:  DanceTabs


Review – Merce Cunningham work at Philadelphia Museum: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – NYCB’s Tchaikovsky/Balanchine Season: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger


Review – Fomenko Studio, Sailors and Whores: John Freedman, Moscow Times


Reviews – Resolution! 2013: Esther Loxham & Josephine Leask, The Place

Charlie Dixon Company, Long Road

Elena Jacinta, Pieces of Mosaic

AlottaFagina, We are made of stories ….


Feature – Jirí Kylián & Australian Ballet: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Preview – Kota Yamazaki, (glowing): Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

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Links – Friday January 25, 2013


Announcement & Selected Comment – Benjamin Millepied to be Director at Paris Opera Ballet:

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Marina Harss, WordPress

Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

David Ng, LA Times (taking a LA Dance project angle)

And, perhaps inevitably: Chelsea White, Daily Mail


Sergei Filin Update: Reuters, NY Times


Review – Royal Ballet, Onegin: Neil Norman, Express


Interviews with – 5 of The Trocks: Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – NYCB’s Tchaikovsky/Balanchine Season: Leigh Witchel, NY Post


Review – BalletBoyz, The Talent 2013, Serpent, Fallen: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Reviews – Resolution! 2013: Graham Watts and Jessica Sabatini, The Place

Arc Dance, A Sense of Beauty

Tara D’Arquian, May our bodies become bodies again

Sounding Motion, Naturale


Reviews – Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

Dorrance Dance, SOUNDspace

New Ballet Ensemble & School, Memphis, El Rey de Harlem, The Swan


Feature – Stuart Shugg/Trisha Brown Dance Company: Alex Witchel, NY Times


Q and A Feature – SFB’s Sarah Van Patten: Sam Whiting, SF Chronicle


Feature – The Royal Ballet Sinfonia: Christopher Morley, Birmingham Post



And San Francisco Ballet had its Annual Gala last night.  As ever, pictures of very fancy frocks come first, with reviews of the onstage action to follow: SF Chronicle

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Links – Saturday January 26, 2013

Comment – Benjamin Millepied to be Director at POB: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Sergei Filin Update: Miriam Elder, Guardian

Interview – Mikhail Baryshnikov, Art Collector: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

“Critical Crossroads” – a Theatre Critic looks into the (his/our) future: Mark Shenton, The Stage

Overview – NYCB’s Tchaikovsky/Balanchine Season: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Gala Program:

Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle

Janos Gereben, SF Examiner

Review – Suresnes Cités Danse, Festival Programme: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

Review – Ballet B.C., Herman Schmerman, 1st Flash, Petite Cérémonie: Janet Smith, Straight.com Vancouver

Review – Yvonne Rainer & Group, Triple Bill: Brian Seibert, NY Times

Review – Arturo Vidich, The Daedalus Effect and other dilemmas: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Reviews – Resolution! 2013: James Morgan & Keith Watson, The Place

Fortu Angelini, Me-Dea

Hanna Wroblewski, My heart became this monster

Tamzen Moulding/Inverted, Last Dance


Reviews – London International Mime Festival:

Miguel Moreira & Romeu Runa, The Old King: Judith Mackrell, Guardian and Zoe Anderson, Independent

Gandini Juggling, Smashed: Zoe Anderson, Independent

Martin Zimmerman & Dimitri de Perrot, Hans was Heiri: Zoe Anderson, Independent

News – New East London Dance Development Programme: Sarah Kearney, LondonDance

Preview – Washington DC Area, Spring Dance Events: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

Preview – Aurélie Pedron, Corps caverneux: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

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