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Links – Sunday, May 5, 2013

 

Preview – Audrey Niffenegger on creating Raven Girl with Wayne McGregor: Guardian

 

Review – Boston Ballet, Serenade, Chroma, Symphony in C: Thea Singer, Boston Globe

 

Review – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella (Wheeldon): Aimee Tsao. DanceTabs

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Mayerling (Gartside, Galeazzi): Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday

 

Reviews – The Observer

Phoenix Dance Theatre, Particle Velocity Mixed Bill (Worthing)

Royal Ballet, La Bayadère (Lamb, Calvert, Soares)

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Ivesiana: Tobi Tobias, Arts Journal

 

Review – Eifman Ballet, Rodin: Lewis Segal, LA Times  (incl Slideshow)

 

Preview – Alberta Ballet, Balletlujah!: Marsha Lederman, Globe and Mail

 

Preview – Australian Dance Theatre, G (Giselle deconstructed?): Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature – Sarah Mearns on NYCB’s New Season: Huffington Post

 

Preview – Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion, Cheap Lecture, The Cow Piece: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Review – Australian Ballet, Four Temperaments, Bella Figura, Dyad 1929: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Review – RUBBERBANDance Group, Gravity of Center: Zoe Anderson, Independent

 

Interview – Choreographer Gillian Lynne: Matthew Hemley, The Stage

 

Book Review – Nijinsky, A Life, Lucy Moore: Peter Conrad, The Observer

 

Preview – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Touring Mixed Bill: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Review – Company C Contemporary Ballet, Mixed Bill: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle

 

Preview – NYCB Spring Season: Terry Trucco, Playbill Arts

 

Review – San Francisco Ballet, Criss Cross, Francesca da Rimini, Symphony in 3 Movements: Toba Singer, California Literary Review

 

London Exhibition – Golden Age of Russian Ballet & Theatre Design: Phoebe Taplin, Russia Beyond The Headlines

 

 

Different, but of real interest:

Theatre Preview – Nikolai and the Others, Richard Nelson – Balanchine, Stravinsky and the making of Orpheus: Claudia La Rocco, NY Times

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Links – Monday, May 6, 2013

 

Obituaries – Frederic Franklin – Dancer, Coach, Director:

Sarah Halzack, Washington Post

Jack Anderson, NY Times

Pia Catton, Wall St Journal

 

Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella (Wheeldon):

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle (+ 14 picture Gallery)

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Ann Murphy, San Jose Mercury News

 

Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Jewels, Symphony in C: Louise Levene, Telegraph

 

Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Giselle (Shirinkina, Shklyarov): Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Interplay, Fancy Free: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

New York Season of Cambodia Festival:

Preview: Valerie Gladstone, CityArts

Review – Royal Ballet of Cambodia, Legend of Apsara Mera: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Review – Amrita Performing Arts, Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

 

Review  - RUBBERBANDance, Gravity of Center: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Reviews – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Blak:

Chloe Smethurst, The Age

Eamonn Kelly, The Australian

 

Reviews – Stephen Petronio Company, Like Lazarus Did (LLD 4/30):

Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine

 

Interview with Sarah Crompton on her book, Sadler’s Wells – Dance House: DanceTabs

 

Gallery – ZooNation, Some Like It Hip-Hop: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review – Performing Lines, Reflect (Sue Peacock): Rita Clarke, The Australian

 

Review – Natalie Abbott, Digital Fractals: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

And to end with, as that centenary date draws near:

The Fight of Spring: Lucy Moore (Author of Nijinsky, A Life in yesterday’s Links), Daily Mail

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Links – Tuesday, May 7, 2013

 

Interview – Cathy Marston, Choreographer and Director: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Firebird, Afternoons of a Faun, Bolero: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Judith Mackrell weighs-in in support of Keynes and Lopokova: Guardian

 

Rupert Christiansen argues for adequate State funding of the Arts: Telegraph

 

Feature – Joseph Altuzarra’s costumes for NYCB Gala: Seunghee Suh, Wall St Journal

 

Reviews – Breakin’ Convention, 2013, Sadler’s Wells:

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Rachel Ward, Telegraph

Lise Smith, DanceTabs

Zoe Anderson, Independent

 

Review – Alberta Ballet, Balletlujah!: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

 

Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella (Wheeldon):

Becca Klarin, SF Appeal

Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

Sean Martinfield, Examiner.com

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Minus 16, Petit Mort, Revelations: Jean Lenihan, Arts Journal

 

Review – “Dance Taipei”, About Living, Fuel, Way Out, Present: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

News – Australian Ballet, Senior Changes Backstage: Tim Douglas, The Australian

 

Feature – Larissa Saveliev, founder of YAGP, looks at Schools worldwide: Dance Magazine

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Links – Wednesday, May 8, 2013

 

Further Obituaries – Frederic Franklin:

Judith Cruikshank, Guardian

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

 

Preview – Royal Ballet, Hansel and Gretel (Scarlett): Vincent Dowd, BBC News

 

Review – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella (Wheeldon): Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Reviews – English National Ballet, Choreographics:

Bruce Marriott, Dance Tabs

Maria Lu, Exeunt

Laura Dodge, Londondance

 

Review – Ballet Preljocaj, Les Nuits, Aix-en-Provence: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Preview – Ballet Chicago, Balanchine veterans coaching Act II, Swan Lake: Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune

 

Reviews – Breakin’ Convention, 2013, Sadler’s Wells:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

 

Isadora Duncan, My Life to be republished: Joan Acocella, NY Review of Books

 

10 Questions for the Royal Ballet’s ballerina Alina Cojocaru: Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

 

Book Extract - Sadler’s Wells: Dance House: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

 

Review – Diablo Ballet, Balanchine and Beyond: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle

 

Preview – Reviving Balanchine’s Slaughter on 10th Avenue: Susan Reiter, Playbill Arts

 

Review – RUBBERBANDance Group, Gravity of Center: Donald Hutera, Londondance

 

Review – Arch 8 Dance Group, My True North, No Man is an Island: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

 

NY Theatre Review – Nikolai and the Others, Richard Nelson: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

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Links – Thursday May 9, 2013

 

Review - The Royal BalletHansel and Gretel: Zoë Anderson, The Independent

 

Photo gallery - The Royal BalletHansel and Gretel: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review - San Francisco BalletCinderella: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter

 

Review - Paris Opera BalletBoléro (Abramovic/Cherkaoui version): Céline Piettre, Huffington Post

 

Review - The Royal BalletAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland (cinema relay):

Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

Jennifer Fried, Broadway World

 

Alina Cojocaru: dancing for cancer patients: Alice Lagnado, The Voice of Russia

 

Review - Cedar Lake Contemporary BalletHorizonsIndigo RoseTen Duets on a Theme of Rescue, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - ZooNation Dance CompanySome Like It Hip Hop, London:

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Neil Norman, The Stage

 

Interview - Irina Dvorovenko, ABT: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut NY

 

Review - Tamar RogoffSummer’s Different, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

 

Review - Arch 8 Dance GroupMy True NorthNo Man is an Island, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review - Mathilde MonnierTwin Paradox, Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, Culturekiosque

 

Review - Company C Contemporary BalletNatomaA Modest ProposalOntogeny, SF: Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian

 

Preview - Jonah BokaerThe Ulysses Syndrome, NY: Rebecca Milzoff, New York Times

 

Audio/slideshow - Andrej Uspenski’s Royal Ballet photos: The Guardian

 

Exhibition preview - Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes, 1909-1929, Washington: George Jackson, DanceviewTimes

 

Photographing Wendy Whelan: Christopher Duggan, Huffington Post

 

Preview - Kyle AbrahamAnother Night for AAADT: Robert Johnson, The Star-Ledger

 

Preview - Rite of Spring collaborations: Kate Molleson, Herald Scotland

 

Learning to dance the Charleston with The Bees Knees: Hannah Betts, The Telegraph

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Links – Friday May 10, 2013

 

Obituary - Merrrill Brockway, producer of Dance in America: Julie Bloom, New York Times

 

Reviews - The Royal BalletHansel and Gretel:

Clement Crisp, The Financial Times
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Graham Watts, Londondance

Katie Colombus, The Stage

Neil Norman, Daily Express

 

Photos - The Royal BalletHansel and Gretel: Tristram Kenton, ROH

 

Reviews - New York City BalletSpring Gala:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Leigh Witchell, New York Post

 

Review - New York City BalletRichard Rogers showcase: Patrick Kennedy, Broadway World

 

Review - Boston BalletSerenadeChroma, Symphony in C: Alan Helms, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - San Francisco BalletCinderella:

Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs

Auren Gallagher, San Francisco Examiner

 

Review - Breakin’ Convention 2013 (all three days’ worth), London: Donald Hutera, Londondance

 

Review - ZooNation Dance CompanySome Like It Hip Hop, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - On Your Toes (with added Dvorovenko), New York:

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News

Mark Kennedy, Huffington Post/AP

Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Post

 

Review - Monica Bill Barnes & Companymostly fanfareEverything is getting better all the timeLuster, Washington: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review - Compagnie Marie ChouinardThe Golden Mean (Live), Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Review - Rifco ArtsBreak the Floorboards, Watford:

Abigail Webber, The Stage

Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

 

Preview - New York’s 10th Fall for Dance Festival (September): Allan Kozinn, New York Times

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Links – Saturday May 11, 2013

 

In Memoriam - Frederic Franklin: Sascha Radetsky, Dance Magazine

…with slideshow

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Christopher Wheeldon’s Soirée Musicale and A Place for Us: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

 

When Ballets Russes Changed Art, thoughts provoked by the Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes exhibition: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Sylvie Guillem speaks out: David Lister, The Independent

 

Review - Washington BalletHemingway: The Sun Also Rises, Washington:

Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

George Jackson, DanceviewTimes

 

Review - ZooNation Dance CompanySome Like It Hip Hop, London: Sanjoy Roy, Londondance

 

Review - Cedar Lake Contemporary BalletHorizonsIndigo RoseTen Duets on a Theme of Rescue, NY: Robert Johnson, The Star-Ledger

 

Review - Balletlujah!Alberta Ballet’s tribute to k.d. lang: Chris Purdy, The Star

 

Review - Pennsylvania BalletCarnival of the Animals, Philadelphia: Ellen Dunkel, The Inquirer

 

Exhibition - Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, Washington:

Philip Kennicott, Washington Post

Julia Langley, DCist

 

Kylián calls time out at NDT: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Interview - Roberto Bolle: Adria Rolnik, Huffington Post

 

Sarah Mearns’ week - videoblog: Huffington Post

 

The week’s new dance - Dublin Dance Festival; Varmints, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

…and finally

 

More than you ever wanted to know about TwerkingHuffington Post

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