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Links – Sunday, May 26, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Raven Girl, Symphony in C:

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review – Bern:Ballett, Witch Hunt: Luke Jennings, Observer


Reviews – Scottish Ballet, Highland Fling:

Lewis Porteous, Scotsman

Bill Coles, Huffington Post


Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, Month in the Country, Drink to me only, Symphony in C:

Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Feature – Shostakovich and Ballet (Ratmansky &ABT): Mario R. Mercado, Playbill Arts


Toronto Review – Eifman Ballet, Rodin: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Montreal Preview – Lemi Ponifasio & Mau, Birds with Skymirrors: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Summer Dance Festivals in/near Montreal: Staff, Montreal Gazette


Feature – English National Ballet’s Lauretta Summerscales: Clare Geraghty, Mail on Sunday


Feature – Darrell Jones, Hoo-Ha (for your eyes only): Claudia La Rocco, Performance Club


Feature – Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami welcomes defectors: Arianna Prothero, Miami Herald


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Links – Monday, May 27, 2013


Reviews – American Ballet Theater, Don Quixote (Osipova/Vasiliev), Symphony in C:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Marina Harss, WordPress Blog


RB Raven Girl - Audrey Niffeneger Q&A: Kevin Nance, Chicago Tribune


Canberra Review – Australian Ballet, Monument, Four Temperaments, After The Rain: Jill Sykes, The Age


Review – Orissa Dance Academy, Odissi Classical Program: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


London & Snape Maltings, Summer 2013 Programmes: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Exhibition – 1930s British Ballet Design, Saffron Walden: Paul Arrowsmith, DanceTabs


Review – Gallim Dance/Andrea Miller, Blush: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


NZ Review – Moscow Ballet La Classique, Nutcracker: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


NZ Review – Vivek Kinra/Mudra Dance Company, Satvika, Kartikeya: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


A wider national context to the Bolshoi issues: Kommersant via Ismene Brown Blog


Rite Centenary This Week!

Michael Roddy, Reuters

James Carroll, Boston Globe

James Bash, Oregon Music News

And, dissenting, Lev Bratishenko, Maclean's


Is it a Tutu?  No, it’s a Hip Disk:  Matthew Westwood, The Australian

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Links – Tuesday, May 28, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Raven Girl, Symphony in C:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Feature – Alexei Ratmansky in Australia: Valerie Lawson, The Age


Not News- Sergei Polunin finds freedom in Moscow theatre: Paul Carroll, Russia Beyond The Headlines


Reviews – American Ballet Theater, Don Quixote (Osipova/Vasiliev):

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine


Review – Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, Mixed Bill: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


News – Cuban National Ballet School Is Restored: Sarah Rainsford, BBC News


Feature – Bolshoi Ballet in Queensland: Natalie Bochenski, The Age


The Rite Centenary Tomorrow!

Kim Willsher, Guardian

Pia Catton, Wall St Journal

An animated score: Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR  (15 min video extract)

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Links – Wednesday, May 29, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Raven Girl, Symphony in C, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Neil Norman, Stage

Graham Watts, LondonDance

Keith Watson, Metro

Vera Liber, BTG


Interview - Sergei Polunin - general and about Midnight Express walkout, London:

Rosa Silverman 1, Telegraph

Rosa Silverman 2, Telegraph

Jill Lawless (AP), Boston Globe

Mark Brown, Guardian

Nick Clark, Independent


Interview/Preview - Christopher Wheeldon at Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Feature/Preview - Bolshoi principals in world of private grief - Maria Alexandrova, Brisbane: Bridget Cormack, Australian

---> Associated "Bolshoi Ballet hits Brisbane" Gallery: Australian


Feature - The Rite of Spring reimagined, 100 years on, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


News - Caroline Thomson steps into fresh role at English National Ballet, London, Guardian


Review - NZ Dance Company, Faune, Without Eve, Language of Living, Auckland:

Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald

Jenny Stevenson, NZTheatreview


Review - Lineage bill at Lennox Theatre, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Interview - Ursula Robb, Auckland: Sarah Lang, NZ Herald


Review - Short + Sweet Dance Week 1, 2013, Auckland: Dr Linda Ashley, NZTheatreview


Review - Mudra Dance Company, Satvika - Forms of the Formless, Wellington: Jennifer Shennan, NZTheatreview


Review - Ame Henderson, what we are saying, Toronto:

Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

Michael Crabb, Tonronto Star


Review - DanceAfrica at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Chicago Dance Crash, The Cotton Mouth Club, Chicago: Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune


Review - Gallim, Blush, NY: Martha Sherman, DanceViewTimes


Feature - Cuban Classical Ballet welcomes defectors with open arms, Miami: Arianna Prothero, Miami Herald


Feature - Subway Ballet video, NY: Joshua Z Weinstein, NY Times

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Links – Thursday, May 30, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Raven Girl, Symphony in C, London:

Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator

G. J. Dowler, Classical Source

Interview - Q & A with Ratmansky, Valerie Lawson, DanceLines


Review - New York City Ballet, The Cage, Andantino, Interplay, Western Symphony, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - American Ballet Theater, Don Quixote, NY: Mary Cargill, Dance View Times


Radio - Rite of Spring - 100 Years After The Riot, Michael Tilson Thomas and Robert Siegel, Utah Public Radio


News - Dance New Amsterdam Files for Bankruptcy, NY: Felicia R. Lee, NY Times


Review - Nikolai and the Others” - Balanchine on stage, NY: Leigh Witchel, Dance View Times

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Links – Friday May 31, 2013


Obituary - Frederic FranklinThe Telegraph


Review - Mariinsky BalletThe Rite of Spring (Nijinsky/Hodson), The Rite (Sasha Waltz), Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Reviews - New York City BalletIn Creases (Justin Peck) and other works:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Leigh Witchell, New York Post

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review - New York City BalletHallelujah JunctionA Place for UsFirebird: Patrick Kennedy, Broadway World


A Fresh Era of Wit and Innovation in Ballet: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Reviews - Akram Khan CompanyiTMOi, London:

Roslyn Sulcas, International Herald Tribune

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Ismene Brown, The Arts Desk

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, The Evening Standard

Neil Norman, The Stage


Photo gallery - iTMOi: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Reviews - Bolshoi BalletLe Corsaire, Brisbane:

Jill Sykes, The Age

Deborah Jones, The Australian


Review - American Ballet TheatreA Month in the CountryDrink to Me only with Thine EyesSymphony in C: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


New York City Ballet 2013-14 season: Playbill Arts


Chicago Dancing Festival schedule (Aug 20-24): Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Tribune


Preview - Pascal RioultIphigenia, NY: Johnny Nevin, Huffington Post


David Lloyd, arts philanthropist and BRB supporter: Roz Laws, Birmingham Post


Clara Miller & Isabella LaFreniere (students) talk about the School of American Ballet: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut New York


Gillian Lynne remembers Dudley Moore: Jessica Salter, The Telegraph


A fascinating musical note - The Rite of Spring reimagined: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

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Links – Saturday June 1, 2013


Review - Houston BalletBallet ImperialSinfoniettaThe Concert, Houston:

Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

Adam Castañeda, HoustonPress


Review - Akram Khan CompanyiTMOi, London:

Sanjoy Roy, Londondance

Keith Watson, Metro


Interview - Ross McGibbon on filming the Mariinsky’s Swan Lake in 3D: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Classical ballet losing the plot when it comes to narrative: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Open thread - What’s your fantasy story ballet?: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Review - Natalie GreenI’m building a shrine, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Katy PyleThe Firebird, NY: Jennifer Fried, Broadway World


Review - Alias Dance ProjectShifting Edges, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Faile (Patrick Miller & Patrick McNeil), artists embellish Lincoln Center, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Broadway World


Exhibition - 100 Years of Flamenco in New York City: Robert Johnson, The Star-Ledger


Benoit-Swan Pouffer resigns as AD of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet: Felicia R. Lee, New York Times


Sergei Filin latest: Ismene Brown/RIA Novosti


Preview - Bangarra Dance CompanyBlak, Sydney: Phillippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - Ballet Revolucion, New Zealand: Bernadette Rae, New Zealand Herald

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