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Links - Monday 01 July, 2024

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Dances at a Gathering, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, New York:  Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - Kim Brandstrup, Echo and Narcissus, Bath:  Sarah Crompton, Observer

 

Reviews - Ballet Nights, New Futures, London:

Bruce Marriott, Lifted Leg

Chris Omaweng, London Theatre 1

 

Review - Paul Taylor Dance Company, Program 1: Private Domain, Duet, Big Bertha, Airs, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review - Tanz Luzern, Hemmige, Luzern:  Graham Watts, Gramilano

 

Review - Mudra Dance Company, Vismaya, Auckland:  Felicity Molloy, NZ Theatreview

 

 

Late Review - Carlos Acosta, On Before, Sarasota:  Dylan Campbell, SRQ Magazine

 

 

Roundup - Dance Diary June 2024, Australia:  Michelle Potter, ... on dancing

 

 

Preview - Elmhurst Ballet School, Summer Performances celebrating 20 years in Birmingham, Birmingham:  Rushana Miller, Birmingham World

 

Preview - State Ballet of Georgia, Swan Lake, Dublin:  Aishling Conway, Dublin Gazette

 

Preview - Joburg Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Johannesburg:  Karishma Dipa, MSN via Pretoria News

 

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Links - Tuesday 02 July, 2024

 

 

Review - Still I Rise Gala, Milan:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Reviews - Paul Taylor Dance Company, New York:

2 programmes:  Marina Harss, Dancing Around

Duet, Big Bertha, Private Domain, Airs: Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Reviews - Ballet Nights, New Futures, London:

Deborah Weiss, Bachtrack

Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Sasha Waltz & Guests, triple bill, Berlin:  Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack

 

Review - Contemporary Ballet Performance Ensemble, mixed programme, Jacob’s Pillow:  Alex Bloodstain, Berkshire Eagle

 

Review - Eiko Otake & Margaret Long Tan, Stone 1, New York:  Wendy Perron, Blog

 

 

Preview - New York City Ballet, mixed programme, Saratoga:  Staff, Saratoga Living

 

Preview - The eight best dance and ballet shows to see this summer, UK:  Mark Monahan, MSN via Telegraph

 

 

Feature - Ravi Cannonier-Watson a Bermudan on joining the Royal Ballet:  Heather Wood, Royal Gazette

 

Feature - Chris Marney on the return of London City Ballet:  WJ Quinn, The QR

 

 

News - Prestigious ballet competition The Fonteyn comes to London UK this September:  Staff, Theatre Weekly

 

Video News - A street has been named after Ballethnic Ballet Company in East Point, Georgia:  Staff, Fox 5 Atlanta

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Links - Wednesday 03 July, 2024

 

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Woolf Works, New York:  Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, A Night at the Museum, Birmingham:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Ballet Nights, New Futures, London:  John O’Dwyer, Seen and Heard International

 

Review - Next Generation Festival 2024: Rambert School, mixed programme, London:  Matthew Paluch, Broadway World

 

 

Preview - London Children’s Ballet, The Secret Garden, London:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Previews - Crazy Smooth, In My Body, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Preview - Yasutake Shimaji & Hana Sakai, Autrement Dit / In other words, Paris:  Staff, CN D

 

Preview Feature - Dance meets maths and physics in a special performance as part of the Aperiodic Festival, Bristol:  Sarski Anderson, Bristol 24/7

 

 

Feature - Chloe Misseldine, American Ballet Theatre:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times (share token)

 

Feature - Israel Ellis, Sarasota Ballet:  Kate Evans, Morgan Messenger

 

Long Read - There’s trouble right here at Tap City:  Brian Seibert, NY Times (share token)

 

Feature - Nastja Bremec Rynia, choreographer:  Vuk Lajović, Vijesti

 

Feature - Manizha Talash, Afghani breakdancer:  Stephen Burgen, Guardian (scroll down)

 

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Links - Thursday 04 July, 2024

 

 

Reviews - Acosta Danza, Carmen, London:

Deborah Weiss, Bachtrack

Lyndsey Winship, Guardian

Matthew Paluch, Gramilano

David Mead, Seeing Dance

David Jays, Standard

Louise Levene, FT

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Siobhan Murphy, Stage

Nilgün Yusuf, Reviews Hub

Mark Monahan, Telegraph (behind paywall)

 

Review with News - American Ballet Theater, Swan Lake (with Misseldine promotion on stage), New York:  Marina Harss, Dancing Around

 

Reviewlet - American Ballet Theater, Swan Lake (Boylston/Camargo), New York:  Marina Harss, Dancing Around

 

Review - Mudra Dance Company, Vismaya, Lower Hutt:  Namnita Kumar, NZ Theatreview

 

 

 

Preview - Stars Gala, Alicante:  Anna Ellis, Euro Weekly News

 

 

News - Chloe Misseldine promoted to principal on stage at American Ballet Theatre:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

 

Feature - The Sarasota Ballet returns from its first London tour in triumph:  Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

 

Interview - Victoria Jaiani, Joffrey Ballet:  Sharon Hoyer, New City Stage

 

News Feature - Dance Company Accuses the Louvre of Copying Its Museum Workout:  Sarah Cascone, artnet

 

 

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Links - Friday 05 July, 2024

 

 

Interviews - Christopher Marney, AD London City Ballet:

Simonetta Barzanti-Dixon, BalletCo Forum

David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

 

Review with News - American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (with Misseldine promotion on stage, New York:  Gia Kourlas, MSN via NY Times

 

Reviewlet - American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (Hurlin/Whiteside), New York:  Marina Harss, Dancing Around

 

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

 

Review - Acosta Danza, Carmen, London:  Jess Gonzalez, Everything Theatre

 

Review - Next Generation Festival: Rambert School, mixed programme, London:  Graham Watts, Bachtrack

 

Review - Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre, Swan Lake (Kaneko, Muntagirov), Tbilisi:  Ivan Nechaev, Georgia Today

 

Review - Mudra Dance Company, Vismaya, Lower Hutt:  Jennifer Shannon, ... on dancing

 

Review - Opera with Dance - William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, The Fairy Queen, Milan:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Streamed Review - Vienna State Opera Ballet & Guests, Nureyev Gala, Vienna:  Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International

 

 

Preview Feature - Australian Ballet, Jewels, Adelaide:  Gracie Wallace, Glam Adelaide

 

Preview - Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Gala and guest companies, Aspen:  Kimberly Nicoletti, Aspen Times

 

Preview - We Call It Ballet, Seattle:  Anna-Maya Pawlowski, Secret Seattle

 

 

News - The Royal Ballet School Appoints Patrick Harrison as New CEO:  Staff, London Post

 

 

Feature - Meet the 92 year old ballet student:  Claudia Lee, London News Online

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Links - Saturday 06 July, 2024

 

 

Obituary - Barbara Fewster, dancer, teacher & Associate Director of RBS:  Anna Meadmore, Royal Ballet School

 

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake (Misseldine, Bell), New York:  Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Woolf Works, New York:  Marianne Adams, Danceview Times

 

Reviews - London Children’s Ballet, The Secret Garden, London:

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Deborah Weiss, Bachtrack

 

Review - Twyla Tharp Dance, How Long Blues, New York:  Karen Hildebrande, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review (Inaugural performance) - AVID (Artistic Ventures in Dance), mixed programme, New York:  Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Review - Pathways to Performance Festival, Washington:  Emily Berger, Broadway World

 

Review - Festival de la Cité, Lausanne:  Chris Weigand, Guardian

 

Review - Acosta Danza, Carmen, London:  Francesca Lombardo, Italy News

 

 

Film Review - Éric Minh Cuong Castaing, Forme(s) de Vie:  Maximiliane Leuschner, Brooklyn Rail

 

 

Preview - City Ballet of San Diego, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, San Diego:  Jessica Mills, SD News

 

Preview - Peninsula International Dance Festival 2024, San Mateo:  Staff, Daily Californian

 

 

Feature - Grégory Milan: Success Eluded Him in Dance. Then Came Gymnastics and Simone Biles:  Laura Cappelle, NY Times, Share Token

 

Feature - Celebrating the centenary of Ludmilla Chiriaeff, dancer & dance educator:  Alice Courtright, Fjord Review

 

Feature - Retired professional ballet dancer, Emma Lister from Roydon, given chance to perform on world-famous Royal Opera House stage:  Kevin Hurst, Diss Express

 

Feature - Albert Kriemler designs costumes for John Neumeier’s ballet Epilogue:  Chloe Edstein, Crash

 

Feature - Breaking New Ground: For the First Time in History, Dancers Are Competing at the Olympics:  Emma Heimlich, Dance Magazine

 

Opinion - Imitation may be a form of flattery, but credit must be given where it’s due:  Howard Sherman, Stage

 

 

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Links - Sunday 7 July 2024

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Mixed Bill, Jacob’s Pillow: Alex Bloomstein, The Berkshire Edge

 

Preview - London City Ballet, Resurgence, China and UK tour: Doug Lambert, ATV Today

 

Preview - Peninsula International Dance Festival, San Mateo, California: Staff, Daily Californian

 

Preview - NYCB returns for SPAC season, Saratoga Performing Arts Center: Geraldine Freedman, Daily Gazette

 

Photo Feature - Rehearsal photos: Kenneth MacMillan’s L’Histoire de Manon at La Scala: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Interview - Prima ballerina Marta Petrova: Ballet is not a race but art connecting artists with audience: Dimitrina Solakova & Martina Hristova, BTA

 

News - Cuban National Ballet to celebrate 20 years of British collaboration: Staff, ACN

 

News - Ballet BC announces $2m donation to its dancer investment fund: Janet Smith, Stir

 

News - Ballet Dancers from South Korea Win Top Prizes at Sara-Nora Prima International Ballet Competition 2024 in Burgas: Dmitrina Solakova & Maya Stefanova, BTA

 

Feature - 'It's not art anymore, it's a show with a tape on - and it means I could lose my home': Paige Oldfield, Manchester Evening News

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Links - Monday 8th July 2024

 

It's unfortunately quite a slow day for links today.

 

 

Review – Royal Ballet School, Summer Performance, Royal Opera House: Jonathan Gray, Gramilano

 

Review – English National Ballet School, Summer Performance, Linbury Theatre: Bruce Marriott, Lifted Leg

 

Feature - Paris ballet school is in a class of its own: Victoria Gibson, The Connexion

 

News - Chloe Misseldine Promoted to Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre: Nicole Rosky, Broadway World

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Links - Tuesday 9 July 2024

 

Review – Royal Ballet School, Summer Performance, Royal Opera House: Deborah Weiss, Bachtrack

 

Review – London Children’s Ballet, The Secret Garden, Sadlers Wells: Graham Watts, Gramilano

 

Review – American Ballet Theatre, Onegin, New York: Leigh Witchell, Leigh Witchell

 

Review – Circa, Duck Pond, Sydney Coliseum Theatre: Peter Hackney, Arts Hub

 

 

Preview - Saratoga prepares for the New York City Ballet: Laura Taglianetti, News 10

 

Preview – National Ballet of Canada, Frontiers, Sadlers Wells: Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Preview - Ballet Kelowna, taqəš Chilliwack Cultural Centre: Staff, Chilliwack Progress

 

Preview – Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, and Another Cinderella: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week: Natan Zamansky, Playbill

 

Preview Feature - Acrobatic theatre troupe Fuerza Bruta on breaking barriers – and the fourth wall: Veronica Esposito, Guardian

 

 

Feature – Oonah Doherty: I asked 32 Gen Zers what they think about Britain today: Susannah Butter, The Times

 

Feature - A new start after 60: I started to dance at 63 – and was scouted to perform at Sadler’s Wells: Isabelle Aron, Guardian

 

Feature -  They Called It Macaroni: Loughlan Prior Showcases Queer History at BalletX: Kyra Laubacher, Pointe Magazine

 

Video feature - Queensland Ballet presents ground-breaking dance with Bespoke: Ella Archibald Binge, ABC News

 

Feature - Rising Korean ballet talents shine at prestigious companies: Baek Byung-yeul, Korea Times

 

 

News - The American ‘Pope’ of German Ballet Steps Down After a Long Reign: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times (share token)

 

News – Royal Ballet School Graduation 2024: Katherine Trame, Royal Ballet School

 

News - Free performance opportunity with Birmingham Royal Ballet for young people in the Midlands: Staff, Phoenix News

 

News - Fired dancers win ‘vindicating’ settlement with Syracuse City Ballet: Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com

 

News - ‘Pathways to Performance’ spotlights Black ballet at The Kennedy Center: Staff, The Georgetowner

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Links – Wednesday 10 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

10,000 Dreams: A Celebration of Asian Choreography, Program B: Elapse (Zhang – Houston Ballet) / Somewhere in Time (Fang – Ballet West) / Fives (Goh – The Washington Ballet), Kennedy Center, Washington DC: Oksana Khadarina, The Ballet Herald

 

Acosta Danza, Carmen (Acosta), Sadler’s Wells, London:

Sarah Crompton, The Observer
Donald Hutera, The Times (+ share)

 

Australian Ballet Regional Tour, Gala Programme, Middleback Theatre, Whyalla SA: Jack O’Halloran, Port Pirie Recorder (paywalled)

 

Ballet am Rhein, Farewell to Demis Volpi, Opernhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany: Vikki Jane Vile, Bachtrack

 

FORM Dance Projects, Sixbythree: Lien (Major) / Cowboy (Smith) / Quartette: Two X Three (Maliphant), Mort Cygne (Major), Lament (Major), Epilogue (Major), Riverside Theatre, Parramatta NSW:

Peter Hackney, ArtsHub
Geraldine Higginson, Dance Australia

 

Martha Graham Dance Company, Appalachian Spring (Graham) / The Rite of Spring (Graham) / We the People (Roberts), New York City Center, New York NY: Eva S. Chou, Fjord Review

 

Jenni Large, Wet Hard Long, Dancehouse, Melbourne Vic: Jessi Ryan, ArtsHub

 

London Children’s Ballet, The Secret Garden (Montes), Peacock Theatre, London: Bruce Marriott, LiftedLeg

 

Mudra Dance Company, Vismaya, touring New Zealand: Dr Ian Lochhead, NZ Theatreview

 

Pōneke Festival of Contemporary Dance, Te Auaha, Tapere Nui, Te Aro, Wellington NZ:

Ballet Collective Aotearoa, Homemade Jam: Last Time We Spoke (Knox) / preference for reason (collective) / Subtle Dances (Prior) : Sebastian Sly, NZ Theatreview

 

The Royal Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Sarah L. Kaufman, The Boston Globe

 

 

Previews

 

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Gala Performances, Aspen District Theater, Aspen CO: Geoff Hanson, Aspen Daily News

 

Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández, Mixed Programme, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA: Victoria Looseleaf, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

Greek National Opera/Nicosia International Festival, Progression: Verge (Maliphant) / Exceedance (Tornaritou) / Giselle excerpts (Diamantopoulos), Nicosia Municipal Theatre, Cyprus: Eleni Philippou, Cyprus Mail

 

Julia Adam Dance, VISCERĀLIS, Tara Firma Farms, Petaluma CA: Aimée Ts’ao, San Francisco Classical Voice

 

 

News

 

Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Ballet partner to honor Chet Atkins’ 100th birthday: Marcus K. Dowling, The Tennessean

 

National Portrait Gallery Names Diana Movius Its Next Choreographer-in-Residence: News Release, The Smithsonian Institution

 

English Youth Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Theatre, Wycombe:

Lucy Mitchell of Bicester: Jacob Manuschka, Oxford Mail

25 young local dancers: Olivia Endellion Mowl, Bucks Free Press

St Albans dancers: Liam Fitzpatrick, The Herts Advertiser
 

 

Features

 

Dancing for Peace, Marta Kaliandruk and the Grand Kyiv Ballet’s Australian and New Zealand tour: Leila Lois, Fjord Review

 

Milda Luckute on Her “Exciting, Astonishing, and Fulfilling Years” at The Royal Ballet School: Staff, Business Matters Magazine

 

More middle-aged, elderly women taking ballet classes in Japan: Staff, The Straits Times

 

A Mission En Pointe, the Ballet Brigade in the Philippines: Luis Espiritu, Daily Tribune

Photo Album: The Royal Ballet School’s Summer Perforamnce 2024: Gramilano, no photographic credit provided

 

Reframing the Narrative, what is freedom? And how do you keep working to reclaim freedon with fresh energy and joy?: Rachel Howard, Fjord Review (paywalled)

 

Rising Korean ballet talents shine at prestigious companies: Baek Byung-yeul, The Korea Times

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Links – Thursday 11 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

Acosta Danza, Carmen (Acosta), Sadler’s Wells, London: Mary Beer, LondonTheatre1

 

Australian Dance Party, THE DATASET (Plevey/Black), The Vault, Canberra ACT: Bill Stephens OAM, Australian Arts Review

 

Teatro alla Scala Ballet, L’histoire de Manon (MacMillan), La Scala, Milan Italy: Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International

 

London Children’s Ballet, The Secret Garden, Peacock Theatre, London: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

New York City Ballet, NYCB On and Off Stage: Coppélia (excerpts) / Swan Lake pas de deux (Balanchine) / The Times Are Racing (J Peck) / Diamonds excerpt (Balanchine) / Emeralds pas de trois (Balanchine) / Rubies excerpt (Balanchine) / Underneath, There is Light excerpt (Garner) / Gustave Le Gray excerpt (Tanowitz) / Stars and Stripes excerpt (Balanchine), Saratoga PAC, Saratoga FL: Jay Rogoff, WAMC Northeast Public Radio

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company, Private Domain / Haydn Duet / Airs / Big Bertha (all Taylor), The Joyce Theatre, New York NY: Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

The Royal Ballet, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, MA: Bess Hochstein, Splash Magazines

 

The Royal Ballet School, Summer Performance, Royal Opera House, London:

Rupert Christiansen, The Spectator
David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Sadler’s Wells, Making Moves, Sadler’s Wells, London: Maryam Philpott, The Reviews Hub

 

Smuin Contemporary Ballet, Renaissance (Seiwert) / Tutto Eccetto Il Lavandino (Everything But the Kitchen Sink) (Caniparoli) / Tupelo Tornado (Ochoa), Joyce Theater, New York NY: Brian Seibert, The New York Times (+share)

 

Twyla Tharp, How Long Blues, Little Island, New York NY: Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal via MSN (slightly belated)

 

 

Previews

 

6th Position, The Nutcracker in July, Canberra College PAC, Canberra ACT: Jessica Cordwell, Canberra Daily

 

BAAND Together Dance Festival, Ballet Hispánico/Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater/American Ballet Theatre/New York City Ballet/Dance Theatre of Harlem, David H Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York NY: Deb Miller, DC Theater Arts

 

Ballet Hispánico, Doña Perón (Ochoa), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles CA: Sheila Tepper, Larchmont Buzz

 

Ohio Contemporary Ballet, Summer Dance, Akron/Shaker Heights/Lakeside Chautauqua/Cleveland OH: Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World

 

Royal New Zealand Ballet, Dazzlehands (Guillemot-Rodgerson), Soundings Theatre, Te Papa and Due Drop Events Centre, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ: Joshua Guillemot-Rodgerson, The Press/Te Matatika

 

 

News

 

Belfast parents take to the stage with their young ballerinas to raise almost £2,000 for Marie Curie: Russell Keers, Northern Ireland World

 

Fundraiser for bringing ballet show to qathet finds success, Tla’amin Nation member and artist-in-residence for Ballet Kelowna wants to bring work to region: Tanya Hill, Powell River Peak

 

Bangarra announces David Page Music Fellowship Recipients for 2024: Staff, Australian Arts Reviwe

 

English Youth Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Theatre, Wycombe:

Witney dancers to perform in English Youth Ballet show: Jacob Manuschka, Oxford Mail

Benson 10-year-old to perform in English Youth Ballet show: Jacob Manuschka, Oxford Mail

 

The Joffrey Ballet Welcomes New Member To Its Board Of Directors, Ofelia Casillas has two decades of strategy and communications experience: A.A. Cristi, Broadway World

 

The National Ballet Of Canada (NBOC) Rebrands With Dynamic New Logo & Website: Anya Wassenberg, Ludwig Van

 

Musicians’ fury as Northern Ballet axes orchestra for recorded music: Barbara Jordan, Northwich and Winsford Guardian

 

KGW joins Oregon Ballet Theatre as official TV media partner: KGW Staff, KGW8

 

The Sarasota Ballet takes London by storm: Monica Roman Gagnier, Your Observer

 

Fired dancers win ‘vindicating’ settlement with Syracuse City Ballet: Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com via MSN

 

 

Features

 

Award-winning documentary ‘Call Me Dancer’ capturing Manish Chauhan’s inspirational ballet journey screens in Mumbai: Aditi Thube, The Indian Express

 

Q&A: Meet a local dancer who earned a spot with a prestigious ballet company: Justin Wickersham, NewsCenter1

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Links – Friday 12 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

American Ballet Theatre, Onegin (Cranko) and Woolf Works (McGregor), Metropolitan Opera House, New York NY: Jerry Hochman, CriticalDance

 

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, MA:

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève: Alex Bloomstein, The Berkshire Edge

 

Ballet MAR, Warp and Weft: Iago v Othello (Thao) / The Maids (Bermange) / By a Thread (Brussel), Marylebone Theatre, London: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

BalletX, Suite No. 46, Op. 1 (Hall Garner) / Everything InBetween (Quagebeur) / Macaroni (Prior) / Wilma Theater, Philadelphia PA: Ellen Dunkel, The Philadelphia Inquirer

 

Elmhurst Ballet School, Summer Performance, Edgbaston, England: Rushana Miller, Birmingham World (paywalled but click “I’ll do it later” to read for free)

 

New York City Ballet, Jewels (Balanchine) Saratoga PAC, Saratoga FL:

Geraldine Freedman, The Daily Gazette

Jay Rogoff, WAMC Northeast Public Radio

 

Pōneke Festival of Contemporary Dance, Te Auaha, Tapere Nui, Te Aro, Wellington NZ:

EKC, We’ll Be With You Shortly (Cocks):

Sarah George, Theatreview NZ
Tessa Martin, Theatreview NZ

 

Mark Swanhart and Company, Savor After Hours (Monnie), Broadway Playhouse, Chicago IL: Catey Sullivan, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company, Private Domain / Haydn Duet / Airs / Big Bertha (all Taylor), The Joyce Theatre, New York NY: Karen Hildebrand, Fjord Review (paywalled)

 

Staatsballett Berlin, Giselle (Bart), Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin: Veronica Posth, SeeingDance

 

 

Previews

 

Ballet Philippines, La Sylphide, The Theatre at Solaire, Manila, Philippines: Anna Price, Daily Tribune

 

Dances for a Small Stage, Please! Beverage Co and Lonsdale Plaza, Vancouver, BC: Janet Smith, Create a Stir

 

Kokoro Dance, Wreck Beach Butoh, Wreck Beach, Vancouver BC: Emily Lyth, Create a Stir

 

Singapore Ballet Festival, Linea Adora (Harbour) / Opus 25 (Liang) / Rite of Spring (Chan), and Gala Tribute to Goh Choo-San, Esplanade Theatre, Singapore: Sabrina Low, Tatler Asia

 

Venice Biennale International Festival of Contemporary Dance: Hannah Chang Foster, Dance Magazine

 

 

News

 

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Presents Its First Full Season in 5 Years: Laura Jaye Cramer, Pointe Magazine

 

Gender no barre: India’s male ballet dancers are shaking up the stage: Reem Khokar, Hindustan Times

 

Isaac Hernández joins American Ballet Theatre: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Russian ballerina Natalia Osipova makes her debut in Shanghai:

Zhang Kun, China Daily

Ma Yue, Shine

 

Sarasota Ballet Wows London Audiences, Prepares 2024-25 Season: Philip Lederer, SRQ Magazine

 

The Dance Centre announces Company 605 co-artistic directors and Margaret Grenier as 2024 winners of Lola Award and Isadora Award: Emily Lyth, Create a Stir

 

Wayne McGregor appointed Artistic Director of the Dance Department 2025-26, Venice Biennale: Press Release, La Biennale di Venezia

 

Your July Roster Roundup: Dancers and Directors on the Move: Kyra Laubacher, Pointe Magazine

 

 

Features

 

‘Let Us Dance, Let Us Pray, Let Us Make Love’: Fashion Takeaways From an Exhibition on the Ballets Russes: Laird Borrelli-Persson, Vogue

 

Ballet and Bees: The Unique Hobby of Dairon Darias: Devdiscourse News Desk, Devdiscourse

 

Arif Malikov’s ballet “Legend of Love” shown in Italy [PHOTOS]: Laman Ismayilova, Azernews

 

In Conversation: Malik Nashad Sharpe with George Kan: George Kan, The Brooklyn Rail

 

‘I need money for a nanny’: Advice for parent dancers from Bangarra’s co-CEO: Benjamin Law, The Sydney Morning Herald (paywalled)

 

How British-Chinese lion dancer in documentary stops being shy wearing lion head, uniform: Mabel Lui, South China Morning Post

 

The inconsistencies of the dance critic Clement Crisp: Alastair Macaulay

 

Aakash Odedra on Cross-Cultural Collaborations and Entering Other Choreographers’ Worlds: Emily May, Dance Magazine

 

OBT’s Michael Linsmeier dances off the stage: Martha Ullman West, Oregon ArtsWatch

 

The Australian Ballet unveils the artistic journey behind George Balanchine’s masterpiece Jewels: Gracie Wallace, GlamAdelaide

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Links - Saturday 13 July, 2024

 

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, mixed programme, Saratoga:  Jay Rogoff, WAMC

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Romeo and Juliet (Boylston/Bell), New York:  Marina Harss, Dancing Around

 

Reviews - Fuerza Bruta, Aven, London:

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

Guillermo Nazara, First Night Magazine

Holly O’Mahony, Stage

 

Review - Royal Academy of Dance, Step Live Festival 2024, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

 

Preview - Summer for the City Festival 2024: India Week, New York:  Caedra Scott-Flaherty, NY Observer

 

Preview - Ballet Philippines, La Sylphide, Manila:  Melanie Uson, Life/The Philippine Star

 

 

Feature - Iain Webb, Sarasota Ballet director, reflects on a major dance award and the coming season:  Susan Giles Wantuck, WUSF

 

Feature - Lisa Nandy, Culture Secretary:  Philip Fisher, British Theatre Guide

 

Feature - Christopher Wheeldon and Wayne McGregor on Adapting Literary Works for Ballet:  Chava Pearl Lanky, Playbill

 

 

News - Wayne McGregor reappointed artistic director of dance at Venice Biennale:  Katie Chambers, Stage

 

News - Isaac Hernández to Join American Ballet Theatre as a Guest Artist During the 2024 Fall season:  Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World

 

News - Retired Singapore ballerina Cecilia Hon publishes 2 books:  Charmaine Lim, Straits Times

 

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Links - Sunday 14 July, 2024

 

 

Review - New York City Ballet, all Balanchine programme, Saratoga:  Jay Rogoff, WAMC

 

Review - Staatsballett Berlin, 20th Anniversary Gala, Berlin:  Veronica Posth, Seeing Dance

 

Review - English National Ballet School, Annual Performance, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Jewels, Adelaide:  Tracey Korsten, Glam Adelaide

 

Reviews - Fuerza Bruta, Aven, London:

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Richard Maguire, Reviews Hub

 

 

Featurette - Kaela Tapper, Royal Swedish Ballet:  Staff, Dance Australia

 

Feature - An increasing number of middle-aged, elderly women in Japan are taking Ballet classes:  Ayaka Kaji, The Star

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Links - Monday 15 July, 2024

 

 

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, Novitzky/Dawson double bill, Stuttgart:  David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Ravenna Festival: Les Étoiles Gala, Ravenna:  Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review - Smuin Contemporary Ballet, triple bill, New York:  Marina Harss, Dancing Around

 

Late Review - New York City Ballet, Scènes de Ballet, Pulcinella Variations, Symphony in Three Movements, New York:  Leigh Witchel, dancelog.nyc

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Jewels, Adelaide:  Katherine Tamiko Arguile, In Review

 

Review - Jakob Karr, Ain’t Done Bad, New York:  Zachary Stewart, Theater Mania

 

 

Preview - City Ballet of San Diego, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Summer Winds, San Diego:  Marcia Luttrell, San Diego Union Tribune

 

 

Feature - How K-pop dancing is taking off in the UK:  Jessica Murray, Guardian

 

Feature - A fresh way to handle dance:  Cheng Yuezhu, China Daily

 

Feature - Twin ballerinas danced together, retired together (from Alberta Ballet):  Fakiha Baig, MSN

 

Q&A - Lauren Post, incoming Director of Minnesota Dance Theatre & School:  Jared Kaufman, Pioneer Press

 

 

 

And finally… A ballet company's response to one football fan's sexist insult on Facebook was epic: Staff, Upworthy

 

 

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Links - Tuesday 14 July, 2024

 

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Romeo and Juliet, New York:  Ivy Lin, Bachtrack

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Woolf Works, New York:  Jennifer Homans, New Yorker

 

Review - Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Faun Noetic, Strong, Jacob’s Pillow:  Bess Hochstein, Splash Magazine

 

Review - Sofia National Ballet, Swan Lake, Sofia:  Vikki Jane Vile, Bachtrack

 

Reviews - Fuerza Bruta, Aven, London:

Simonetta Dixon, BalletCo Forum

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Matthew Paluch, Gramilano

 

Review - BalletCollective Aotearoa & Tawa College Dance Group, Homemade Jam, Wellington:  Jennifer Shennan, ... on dancing

 

Reviews - National Youth Dance Company, Wall, London:

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Maryam Philpott, Reviews Hub

Nicola Claire, Seeing Dance

 

Review - Making Moves National Platform, London:  Maggie Foyer, Seeing Dance

 

Reviews - Boston Symphony Orchestra with Boston Ballet, Apollo, Tanglewood:

Julie Ingelfinger, Boston Musical Intelligencer

Edward Sava-Segal, Bachtrack

 

 

Preview - Joffrey Ballet, Atonement (Marston), Chicago:  Candace Jordan, Chicago Star Media

 

Preview - Ballet Project OC, Eras of Dance lll, Thousand Oaks:  AA Cristi, Broadway World

 

Preview - Durban Dance Movement Festival 2024:  Staff, The Citizen

 

 

Interview - Christopher Marney, AD London City Ballet:  Teresa Guerreiro, Culture Whisper

 

Feature - Gene Medley: the Yoda-like mentor of the masters of tap dance:  Brian Seibert, NY Times + share token

 

Feature - You think, so you can dance? Science is on it:  Margaret Fuhrer, NY Times + share token

 

News - International ballet dancers gather in Cape Town for the South African International Ballet Competition:  Bonginkosi Tiwane, The Citizen

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Links – Wednesday 17 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

American Ballet Theatre, Woolf Works (McGregor), Metropolitan Opera House, New York NY: Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone, The Brooklyn Rail

 

Ballet Hispánico, Doña Perón (Ochoa), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles CA: Jane Rosenberg, Seen and Heard International

 

Nationaltheater Mannheim Dance Ensemble, Kosmos (Foniadakis) / SCHWERE los (Thoss), Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart Germany: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Polish National Ballet, Pinocchio (Hop), streaming free on OperaVision: Robert Tanitch, British Theatre Guide

 

 

Previews

 

Ballet Philippines, La Sylphide, The Theatre at Solaire, Philippines: Ganiel Krishnan, ABS-CBN News

 

Beirut Contemporary Ballet, Aswad, Metro Al Madina, Beirut Lebanon: Magjie Ghali, The National News

 

Joburg Ballet, La Traviata – The Ballet (Paeper), Teatro at Montecasino, South Africa: Di Sparks, Artslink.co.za

 

Nashville Ballet, Nashville Dance Festival: Heather Mathis, News Channel 5 Nashville (video)

 

Sierra Nevada Ballet, Sleeping Beauty – A Fairy’s Tale (Bena/Bena-Weber), Lake Tahoe and Carson City NV: KOLO-TV (video)

 

 

2024-25 Season Programming

 

Ballet RI (Rhode Island): Audrey McClelland, The Rhode Show

 

Orlando Ballet: Brendan O’Connor, Bungalower

 

Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre: Robin Wharton, ArtsATL

 

 

News

 

Harriet’s dreams come true in professional production of Sleeping Beauty: Ben Garner, Northampton Chronicle

 

The rebirth of London City Ballet, Princess Diana’s favourite company: Debra Craine, The Times

 

Chronic pain, injuries and volunteering are part of the journey for dance graduates: Staff, Actual News Magazine

 

 

Features

 

PHOTOS: Renowned dancer Lauren Anderson teaches at Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive: Matt Stone, Courier-Journal

 

July’s Photo of the Month Showcases Elegant Motion, a choreographer and principal dancer with the Texas Ballet Theater gets swept up in her new dance piece: FWTX Staff, Fort Worth

 

Neil Sean Chats with SWAN LAKE’s Irina Kolesnikova & Konstatin Tachkin!: BroadwayWorld via YouTube (video)

 

In Conversation with Gretchen Ward Warren – what makes a good ballet teacher?: Katherine Trarne, The Royal Ballet School

 

Mira Nadon answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… dancers’ edition: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

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Links – Thursday 18 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

Badisches Staatsballett, International Benefit Gala, Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe Germany: David Mead, SeeingDance

 

Ballet Gala at Paax/GNP Festival of Music and Dance, Mixed Bill, including choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and Paul McGill, Hotel Xcaret Arte, Cancún Mexico: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review (paywalled)

 

Ballet X, Summer Series, The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia PA: Lewis Whittington, CultureVulture

 

Central School of Ballet, Summer Showcase, Britten Theatre, London England: Amanda Jennings, Bachtrack

 

Fuerza Bruta, Aven, The Roundhouse, London:

Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

Donald Hutera, The Times (+ Share)

 

Michelle Dorrance, Shift, The Joyce Theater, New York NY: Marina Harss, Dancing Around

 

Jakob Karr, Ain’t Done Bad, Pershing Square Signature Theater, New York NY:

Joel Benjamin, TheaterScene.net

Brian Seibert, The New York Times + share token

 

National Youth Dance Company, Wall (Doherty), Sadler’s Wells, London: Matthew Paluch, Broadway World

 

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Jenufa and Puur (Vandekeybus), Ghent and Antwerp, Belgium: Dana Rufolo, Plays International

 

Paris Cultural Olympiad:

Rachid Ouramdane, Outsider / Möbius Morphosis, La Villette and the Pantheon, Paris France: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Ragamala Dance Company, Avimukta: Where the Seeker Meets the Sacred, Lincoln Center, New York NY: Karen Greenspan, Fjord Review (paywalled)

 

Smuin Contemporary Ballet, Tutto Eccetto Il Lavandino (everything but the kitchen sink) (Caniparoli) / Renaissance (Seiwert) / Tupelo Tornado (Ochoa), The Joyce Theater, New York NY: Nadia Vostrikov, The Ballet Herald

 

 

Previews

 

Ballet Philippines, La Sylphide, The Theatre at Solaire, Philippines: Angela Nicole Guiral, Tatler Asia

 

Paris Opera Ballet, Ballet Gala of Étoiles in Paris, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul Korea: Song Yoo-jin Arirang News (video)

 

Polish National Ballet, Giselle (Gielgud after Coralli/Perrot), Dubai Opera, Dubai UAE: Time Out Editors, TimeOut Dubai

 

We Call It Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Brava Theater Center, San Francisco CA: Anna-Maya Pawlowski, Secret San Francisco

 

 

News

 

Ballet Dancers Perform to Spread Hope Amid Climate Crisis: Alyson Le Grange, Firstpost via MSN (video)

 

Bruce Mau Design unveils new identity for The National Ballet of Canada: NewsDesk, Media Brief

 

Carlos Acosta Highlights “Mass Exodus of Artists and Cultural Heritage from Cuba”: Grace Ramos, CubaHeadlines

 

National Ballet of Canada Reveals 2024/25 Season Dancer Roster: Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

The Royal Ballet School announces special project in collaboration with The Australian Ballet School: Hannah Cook, The Royal Ballet School

 

San Francisco Ballet reveals Inaugural ‘Raising Leaders’ Fellows: Stephi Wild, Broadway World

 

Ukraine Ballet’s Artistic Director Terada Vows to “Fight on Stage”: Jiji Press, Nippon.com

 

 

Features

 

Etoile Park Sae-eun says childbirth was turning point: Hwang Dong-hee, The Korea Herald

 

Pittsburgh Ballerina Indira Cunningham Wonders If Ballet Will Ever Defy The Status Quo: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell, NewsOne

 

A New Season Begins with a Celebration of a Master - four Balanchine ballets, April 2007: Alastair Macaulay

 

Confessions of a “Romeo” Fiend: Alastair Macaulay

 

Democracy in Action, That’s Cunningham: Alastair Macaulay

 

Dancing Laser Beams, George Balanchine’s Rubies represents New York City Ballet’s centrality to American dance, and American dance’s centrality to the art form: Dilara O’Neil, The New York Review of Books (paywalled)

 

New York City Ballet principal dancer got her start in the Hudson Valley: Emani Payne, CBS6 Albany

 

Operaliya International Music Festival ended at Astana Opera: Staff, El.kz

 

 

The Ministry of Silly Walks

 

Igor Moiseyev Ballet, approved by Ministry civil servant John Cleese: Jennifer Sandlin, BoingBoing

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Links – Friday 19 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

Tobi King Bakare, Before I Go, Brixton House, London: Matthew Paluch, Broadway World

 

Crazy Smooth, In My Body, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: Nicola Claire, SeeingDance

 

Noé Soulier, Close Up, Opéra Grand, Avignon France and touring: Chris Wiegand, The Guardian

 

Tanztheater Wuppertal, Forever (Immersion dans Café Müller de Pina Bausch), La FabricA, Avignon France: Chris Wiegand, The Guardian

 

Think Big Festival, various companies and venues, Munich Germany: Jeannette Andersen, SeeingDance

 

 

Preview/Feature

 

‘We let Russians over if they behave themselves’: on the road with the State Ballet of Georgia, ahead of its first visit to England, the company’s artistic director and star dancers talk about post-Soviet Tbilisi and pruning Swan Lake: Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

 

 

Previews

 

American Repertory Ballet, The Nutcracker, State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick NJ: Staff, New Jersey Stage

 

The Australian Ballet, Oscar (Wheeldon), Regent Theatre Melbourne and Sydney Opera House: Staff, Australian Arts Review

 

Fire Island Dance Festival, Fire Island Pines, NY: Justine Re and Roberto Araujo, Spectrum News 1

 

 

News

 

70 years of dance: Elsa Posey to receive Northport Icon Award: Joanne Kountourakis, Northport Journal

 

Dior Heads to the Dance Studio for Fall Menswear Campaign inspired by Rudolf Nureyev and Colin Jones: Joelle Diderich, Women’s Wear Daily

 

How Florida Dance Organizations Are Responding to the Slashing of State Arts Funding: Guillermo Perez, Dance Magazine

 

Professional dancer new leader of Skipton’s Craven Arts: Lesley Tate, Craven Herald & Pioneer

 

The Royal Ballet School and The Australian Ballet School come together in Melbourne: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

 

2024-25 Company Seasons

 

American Ballet Theatre: Natan Zamansky, Playbill

 

 

Features

 

American Ballet Theatre’s Herman Cornejo celebrates 25 years with the company: Joe Fryer, NBC News (video)

 

Grimsby school stages Billy Elliot musical and is visited by Royal Ballet professional: Mark Page, Grimsby Telegraph

 

Manni overjoyed to be La Scala’s Etoile principal dancer: The Canadian Press (video)

 

Nicoletta Manni shines as La Scala’s 1st company Etoile principal dancer in nearly 40 years: Colleen Barry, The Canadian Press via Yahoo!News

 

Noosa ALIVE arrives with ballet: Margie Maccoll, Noosa Today (with photo gallery)

 

Olga de Soto’s research documents a revolutionary dance choreography: Manu Sharma, Stir World

 

‘We make so many sacrifices so our girls can dance’, dance education is in decline, with financial barriers deterring prospective students and families, finds new report: Celina Lei, ArtsHub

 

‘White supremacy’ to blame for ballet body expectations: UMinnesota teacher: Micaiah Bilger, The College Fix

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Links – Saturday 20 July, 2024

 

Reviews

 

Ballet X, Summer Series, The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia PA: Merilyn Jackson, Fjord Review (paywalled)

 

Bangarra Dance Theatre, Horizon, Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra ACT: Bill Stephens OAM, Australian Arts Review

 

Crazy Smooth, In My Body, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London:

Tamsin Flower, British Theatre Guide

Dulcie Godfrey, The Reviews Hub

Donald Hutera, The Times (+ share)

 

Dance Life Festival, Nairobi Kenya: Vanessa Akinyi, TNX Africa

 

Jacs Entertainment/Woodward Productions, Circus Bon Bon, Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne Vic and touring (Darwin, Canberra, Brisbane) : Stephanie Glickman, Australian Stage

 

Paris Opéra Ballet, Spring/Summer Collection, Paris France: Fenella, Les Balletonautes (in English)

Don Quichotte (Nureyev – O’Neill & Louvet) – Opéra Bastille

Giselle (Coralli/Perrot – O’Neill & Louvet, Park & Louvet) – Palais Garnier

Le Lac des Cygnes (Nureyev – O’Neill & Louvet, Park & Marque, Bourdon & Quer) – Opéra Bastille

 

Paris Opéra Ballet, Barbe-Bleue (Bausch), Palais Garnier, Paris France: Fenella, Les Balletonautes (in English)

 

Smuin Contemporary Ballet, Tutto Eccetto Il Lavandino (everything but the kitchen sink) (Caniparoli) / Renaissance (Seiwert) / Tupelo Tornado (Ochoa), The Joyce Theater, New York NY:

Karen Hildebrand, Fjord Review (paywalled)

Jerry Hochman, Critical Dance

 

Pam Tanowitz, Day for Night, Little Island, New York NY: Siobhan Burke, The New York Times +share token

 

 

Previews

 

Biennale Danza 2024, Venice, Italy: Caedra Scott-Flaherty, NY Observer

 

Calvin Royal III (curator), UNITE ballet festival, The Joyce Theater, New York NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Airmail News

 

 

News

 

Ballet & Boldness: Dior Fall Winter 2024.25 Menswear Collection: Staff, Design Scene with photos by Alasdair McLellan

 

Connecticut Ballet launches free outdoor summer tour, with performances in Danbury, Westport, Stamford: Kaitlin Lyle, The Middletown Press

 

Free show by top dancers as thanks for local support, Bermuda: Heather Wood, The Royal Gazette

 

Dancers Call for Fair Wages During Joan Jonas Performance at Getty, performers say they received a $1,000 flat rate for a week of work including rehearsals and performances in 80-degree weather: Angella d’Avignon, Hyperallergic

 

Major donors are giving more to Chicago’s non-white arts groups — but progress may be slipping, a new study from Enrich Chicago shows a shifting landscape for arts groups that were buoyed by COVID-19 relief dollars: Courtney Kueppers, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Sadler’s Wells East Will Be Home to a Choreographic Development Program, Hip-Hop Academy, and More: Lyndsey Winship, Dance Magazine

 

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA has a new album out – A Ballet Through Mud  with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra:

Oumou Fofana, Bet

Sarah Kearns, Hypebeast

Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone

Jazz Monroe, Pitchfork via MSN

Will Schube, HipHopDX

 

 

Features

 

American Ballet Theatre’s Corps de Ballet Is the Backbone of Every Production: Sam Aaronson, Playbill

 

Call Me Dancer, the story of a Mumbai street dancer, who makes it to world ballet stage, comes to India: Anasuya Menon, The Hindu

 

Dancer Abbie Rogers has a wardrobe full of memories and a freezer full of choc-covered fruit: Your Weekend, The New Zealand Post

 

‘It’s mind-blowing for me’: Boris Charmatz on leading Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal: Chris Wiegand, The Guardian

 

Lisa Macuja Elizalde opens her doors to aspiring ballet dancers of all ages: Staff, Bilyonaryo

 

National Choreographers Initiative Celebrates 20 Years with Performance at Irvine Barclay Theatre July 27: Christopher Trela, Newport Beach Independent

 

Stuttgart Ballet’s Elisa Badenes: “You Can Be Yourself and Break the Rules”: Amy Brandt, Pointe Magazine (paywalled)

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Links - Sunday, 21 July 2024

 

 

Review - London City Ballet, Resurgence: John Baler, Wiltshire Times

 

Review - La Scala Ballet , Manon: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Review - National Ballet of Cuba, Lucile: Yuris Norido, Cuba Si

 

Preview - Flamenco de Formosa will add Taiwanese choreographic twist to passionate Spanish artform at Vancouver TAIWANfest: Charlie Smith, Pancouver

 

Feature - Matthew Bourne: ‘I don’t understand why there aren’t more gay love stories in ballet’: Sarah Crompton, Independent 

 

Photo feature - A new ballet star is born: Anahit Aharonyan, Photobook Magazine

 

Article - Then and now: Akron celebrates 50-year legacy of the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival: Kerry Clawson, Akron Beacon Journal

 

News - High at 55 (Ballet Phillipines opening event): Lulu Espiritu, Daily Tribune

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Links - Monday 22 July, 2024

 

Review – London City Ballet, Resurgence, Theatre Royal, Bath: Donald Hutera, The Times

 

Review – Bullyache, Who Hurt You, Bold Tendencies, London: Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian

 

Review – National Youth Dance Company x Oona Doherty, Mixed Bill, Sadlers Wells, London: Sarah Crompton, The Guardian

 

Review – John Cranko School, Summer Performance, Stuttgart: David Mead, Seeing Dance

 

Archive review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Mixed Bill 2007: Alastair McCauley, Alastair McCauley.com from NY Times

 

Archive feature - The Dance of the Final Bow: Alastair McCauley, Alastair McCauley.com from NY Times

 

Photo feature – The Royal Ballet’s Anna Rose O’Sullivan up close: Graham Spicer, Gramilano

 

Video feature - American Ballet Theatre’s Herman Cornejo celebrates 25 years with the company: NBC reporter, NBC via YouTube

 

Feature - Ballerina’s pointed pathway led to San Francisco: Staff, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Interview – Annabel Lopez Ochoa, Deborah Joens, Limelight (paywall)

 

News - Royal New Zealand Ballet And New Zealand School Of Dance Partnership Expands: Staff, The Scoop

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