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Links – Sunday May 12, 2013

 

Review - The Royal BalletHansel and Gretel:

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Jenny Gilbert, The Independent

 

Review - Royal Danish BalletLa VentanaKermesse in Bruges, Copenhagen: Jane Simpson, DanceTabs

 

Review - New York City BalletSpring Gala: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

 

Briony Brind complains about lack of British Principals at the Royal Ballet: Richard Eden, The Telegraph

 

…and with a marked dearth of reviews today how about this for a change?

 

The Royal Caledonian Ball, London: Peter Ross, The Scotsman

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Links – Monday, May 13, 2013

 

Interview - Kevin O'Hare, Royal Ballet artistic director, London: Farah Nayeri, Bloomberg

 

Reviews - Royal Ballet, Hansel and Gretel, London: Keith Watson, Metro

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Spring Gala, New York: Michael Popkin, Dance View Times

 

Preview - American Ballet Theatre, Spring season - Drama Seizes the Stage, Without a Word, American Ballet Theatre's Season Demands Acting Chops From Dancers (Bolle and Kent...), NY: Pia Catton, WSJ

 

Preview - American Ballet Theatre, Spring season - ABT's 2013 Spring Season Begins at the Met Opera House Tonight[/b], NY: Broadway World

 

Review - Washington Ballet, Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises, Washington: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Interview - Pam Tanowitz, Kicking Off Uncomfortable Toe Shoes, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Marie Chouinard, The Golden Mean (Live), Toronto: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

 

Preview - Shen Wei Dance Arts, Choreographer Shen Wei explores 'moving ideas', Houston: Theodore Bale, Houston Chronicle

 

Review - ZooNation Dance Company, Some Like It Hip Hop, London: Tamara Vos, Londonist

 

Review - Oakland Ballet, Diaghilev Imagery bill, San Francisco: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Review - Los Angeles Ballet, Rubies, Agon, La Valse, Los Angeles: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times

----> Associated Gallery, LA Times

 

Review - Jill Sigman/ThinkDance, Last Days/First Field, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Jonah Bokaer and Tsvi, The Ulysses Syndrome, New York: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Co-LAB 5 / Coriolis Dance Collective, Seattle: Sandra Kurtz, Seattle Weekly

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Links – Tuesday, May 14, 2013

 

News - Bryony Brind: foreign ballet dancers risk loss of British quirks + Kevin O'Hare thoughts. London: Andrew Hough, Telegraph

See also DanceTabs Discussion around all this.

Review - Alina Cojocaru Gala, An Evening for Hospices of Hope, London: Ismene Brown, ArtsDesk

 

Gallery - Alina Cojocaru Gala - Preparations and Rehearsals, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Western Symphony, N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz, Glass Pieces, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

News - Queensland Ballet’s star coup for 2014 - Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, DanceLines

 

Book Review - Nijinsky by Lucy Moore, London: Judith Flanders, Telegraph

 

Review - Jonah Bokaer, The Ulysses Syndrome, NY: Carol Pardo, Dance View Times

 

Review - Smuin Ballet, Jazzin, Petal, Chants d'Auvergne, San Francisco: Ann Murphy, Mercury News

 

Interview - Wilkie Branson, London: Carmel Smith, London Dance

 

Preview video - Arachne Aerial Arts and In-Flight Theater: ‘For That Which Returns’, Washington: Washington Post

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Links – Wednesday, May 15, 2013

 

Not often we start with a piece from the Hull Daily Mail...

 

Interview - Kevin O'Hare, Drector of Royal Ballet: Hull gave me love of dance, Hull: Hull Daily Mail

 

News - Dmitrichenko faces 12 years jail as Filin grievous bodily harm confirmed re Bolshoi, Ismene Brown, Ismene Brown Blog

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Spring Gala, Onegin (Act III Excerpt), Cortège, Le Corsaire (Act II Pas de Deux and Coda), Symphony #9, Sylvia (Hunt Scene), Apothéose, The Sleeping Beauty (Act III Pas de Deux and Coda), Symphony in C, NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Mary Cargill, Dance View Times

Review - Northern Ballet, The Great Gatsby, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Paul Arrowsmith, DanceTabs

News - Northern Ballet, Celebrities gripped by Great Gatsby-mania at premiere of new ballet, London: Alex Diaz, Independent

 

News - Northern Ballet, The other Gatsby premiere: Eddie Redmayne and Laura Carmichael attend ballet version of book… ahead of the film’s Cannes premiere, London: Fay Strang, Daily Mail

 

Review - City Center Encores!, On Your Toes, NY: Eric Taub, DanceTabs

 

Feature - Dance UK’s National Choreographers’ Conference, Talking Choreography & Collaboration, London: Lise Smith, LondonDance

 

News - Australian Ballet posts bumper birthday year figures, Melbourne: Sonia Harford, The Age

 

News - Australian Ballet moves to appoint new manager, Melbourne: Tim Douglas, The Australian

 

News - Chunky Move founder Gideon Obarzanek among Australia Council fellowship winners, Melbourne: Dewi Cooke, The Age

 

Review - Smuin Ballet, Jazzin, Petal, Chants d'Auvergne, San Francisco:

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs

Rita Felciano, SFBG

Interview - Paul Ghiselin, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

News - Luna Negra Dance Theater shutting down, Chicago:

Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune

Lewis Lazare, Chicago Business Journal

News - New design of pointe shoe, Ballet gets to grips with its inner sole, Melbourne: Jenna Clarke, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Thursday, May 16, 2013

 

Obituary - Robert Lindgren, 89, Ballet Dancer and College Dean, Is Dead, NY Times

 

Feature - The Royal Ballet: just how 'British' do we want it to be? London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

See also DanceTabs Discussion around all this.

Review - The Royal Ballet, Hansel and Gretel, London: Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator

 

News - Royal Ballet star Zenaida Yanowsky saves last dance for brother, London: Josh Pettitt, Evening Standard

 

Feature/Interview - Slava Samodurov: bringing Yekaterinburg Ballet in from the cold, London: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Calcium Light Night, Barber Violin Concerto, River of Light, Fearful Symmetries, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Onegin, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Northern Ballet, The Great Gatsby, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Hanna Weibye, One Stop Arts

Preview/Interview - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Sutra, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

Review - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Three to Max, Untouched, Blanco, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Grand Tour, Take Five, Bitesized Ballet, York: Martin Dreyer, The Press

 

Review - Jonah Bokaer and Tsvi, The Ulysses Syndrome, New York: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

 

Review - Ezra Dickinson, Mother for you I made this, Seattle: Sandra Kurtz, Seattle Weekly

 

News - National Dance Company Wales' Roy Campbell-Moore stands down, Cardiff: BBC

 

Preview - Nashville Ballet, Macbeth - shines a light on the sinister spirits stirring up toil and trouble, Nashville: Katie Mills, Nashville Scene

 

Review - mapdance, touring programme, Chichester: Donald Hutera, LondonDance

 

News - Australian Ballet School Funding - Labor's budget makes good on cultural policy pledges, Melbourne: Matthew Westwood, Australian

 

Review - New Zealand School of Dance, And Then It Moved, Wellington: Sam Trubridge, NZ Theatreview

 

Review - Knee Deep, Australian acrobatic circus troupe, Brighton: Thomas H Green, The Arts Desk

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Links – Friday, May 17, 2013

 

Reviews– Hubbard Street Dance, Multiple Bill:

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

As 29 May approaches:

The Rite of Spring – Why did it provoke a riot? Ivan Hewett, Telegraph

After the Rite – reactions and inspirations: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Reviews - Northern Ballet, The Great Gatsby:

Neil Norman, Express

Laura Dodge, Londonist

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Martins Quad Bill: Leigh Witchel, NY Post

 

Review – Pam Tanowitz, The Spectators: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review – City Center Encores, On Your Toes; Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

 

Review – Smuin Ballet, Bouquet Triple Bill: Lauren Gallagher, SF Examiner

 

Preview – Royal Ballet, McGregor’s Raven Girl: Sarah Frater, Wall St Journal

 

Review – Mapdance, A Very Mixed Bill: Donald Hutera, Londondance

 

Gallery – Rambert Dance Company, New Choreography: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Bolshoi, Filin, Tsiskaridze:

Tsiskaridze challenges a court ruling: Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog

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Links – Saturday, May 18, 2013

 

Previews – Australian Ballet:

Bella Figura (Kylian): Gabriel Wilder, Sydney Morning Herald

Monument (Garry Stewart): Jane Albert, The Australian

 

Feature – Los Angeles Ballet, Balanchine Festival: Victoria Looseleaf, NY Times

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet:

American Music Festival Bill: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

Martins/Robbins Program: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Report – Dance UK’s National Choreographers’ Conference, 2013: Laura Dodge, DanceTabs

 

Review – Katy Pyle, The Firebird, a Ballez: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review – Liss Fain Dance, The Water Is Clear and Still: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Milwaukee Ballet, Swan Lake: Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

 

Review – HomeLA, A very site-specific event!: Jean Lenihan, Arts Journal

 

Montreal Review – Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Rêve: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

 

Montreal Preview – Robyn Orlin, Beauty Remained: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Review – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Gloria, Agon: Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer

 

Next week in London:

Bern:Ballett, Witch Hunt: Time Out London

Bern:Ballett & RB Raven Girl Triple Bill: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Sylvie Guillem, 6000 Miles Away, 27’52”: Zoe Anderson, Independent

 

Bolshoi, Filin, Tsiskaridze:

'Queens to fore in Bolshoi chess game' aka Meet the Lawyers: Ismene Brown Blog

 

The latest in court: Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog

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