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Links – Sunday, June 9, 2013

 

News - Bolshoi Ballet dismisses world star Nikolai Tsiskaridze. Russia's most famous dancer is told to go, as disputes reach height, Ismene Brown, The Arts Desk

and Ismene Brown Blog

 

Review - London: Luke Jennings, Observer

Meryl Tankard, The Oracle,

ATMA Dance | Mayuri Boonham, Erhebung,

Royal Ballet Mayerling - Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg farewells

Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake in 3D, Jenny Gilbert, Sunday Independent

 

Feature - Perm Ballet: To Russia With Romeo - MacMillan's iconic English ballet Romeo and Juliet emigrates to Gulag country, Natalie Wheen, The Arts Desk

 

Preview/Interview - Jonzi D and Breakin’ Convention, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Preview/Interview - Daniel Riley McKinley, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Blak, Sydney: Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald

 

News/Interview - Shona McCullagh, New Zealand Dance Company ready for launch. Auckland: Tom Cardy, Stuff

 

Review - Ballet Across America season with North Carolina Dance Theatre, Ballet Austin, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Washington: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Interview - Cheryl Yeager, Isabella Boylston, and Yuriko Kajiya of American Ballet Theatre, NY: Marina Harss, Palybill (pdf)

 

News - Crystal Ballet - Digital organisation launches to film new dance commissions, London: Nicola Merrifield, Stage

 

Review - Rioult Dance New York, Iphigenia, Iphigenia in Aulis, On Distant Shores, Prelude to Night, Bolero, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

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Links – Monday, June 10, 2013

 

Brisbane Reviews – Bolshoi Ballet, The Bright Stream:

Deborah Jones, The Australian

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Brisbane Review – Bolshoi Ballet, Le Corsaire: Jill Sykes, The Age

 

Washington DC Reviews – Ballet Across America Festival:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Review – Mark Morris Group at Ojai Music Festival, CA: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Launch of New Zealand Dance Company this week: Tom Cardy, Dominion Post

 

Sydney Review – Bangarra Dance Theatre, Blak: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature – ABT’s Corps de Ballet: Joseph Carman, Playbill Arts

 

Film Preview – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Giselle: Tom Hunt, Dominion Post

 

Reviews – National Youth Dance & RIOT Companies, in between, RIOT Offspring: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

 

Video Preview – Akram Khan, DESH: Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Review – Lustig Dance Theatre, Jangala: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Review – Charya Burt, Blossoming Antiquities: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

NY Review – Lydia Johnson Dance, Quad Bill: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Glasgow Review – Royal Conservatoire, End of Year Show: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

Tsiskaridze/Bolshoi/Filin Latest:

He’s “hounded” and his fans plan to picket: Novosti (repeated variously)

(There’s also global catch-up coverage of the Bolshoi decision to sack him - see yesterday’s Links.)

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Links – Tuesday, June 11, 2013

 

English National Ballet 2013-14 Season Announced:

Press Release: DanceTabs

Mark Brown, Guardian

Louise Jury, Evening Standard

 

Brisbane Review – Bolshoi Ballet, The Bright Stream: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Coppélia: Zoë Anderson, Independent

 

2D/3D Live Stream Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Laura Dodge, LondonDance

 

Theatre Review – Nikolai and the Others, a Balanchine portrait: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Feature – NDT’s Danielle Rowe Comes Home: Steve Dow, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review – Lucy Guerin Inc., Untrained: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Mini-Gallery – ROH Chance To Dance, Rite of Spring: Sim Canetty-Clarke, DanceTabs

 

Review – Jen Abrams, Any Resemblance: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Oh dear - another rehash of last week’s Sarah Vine story: Laura Perrins, Telegraph

 

Never heard of Nikolai Tsiskaridze?  If so, start here: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Video – Dance Protest in Cairo: Rowan El Shimi, AhramOnline

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Links – Wednesday, June 12, 2013

 

Retrospectives – Peter Martins and the NYCB 2012-13 Season:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

 

Reviews – American Ballet Theater, Romeo and Juliet (Vishneva, Gomes):

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

 

DC Reviews – Ballet Across America:

North Carolina Ballet, Ballet Austin, Dance Theater of Harlem: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Sarasota, Washington and Pennsylvania Ballets: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

 

3D Live-Stream Review: Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake: Caroline Crampton, New Statesman

 

Paris Review – International Ballet Schools Gala: Patricia Boccadoro, CultureKiosque

 

NY Preview – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Four Corners: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Review – Mark Morris Directed the 2013 Ojai Music Festival: Mark Swed, LA Times

 

Feature – Washington Ballet, The Sun Also Rises: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post via Guardian Weekly  (First published in May, Ms Kaufman’s later review was here: Washington Post )

 

Tribute – Laszlo Seregi, Choreographer & Director, Hungarian National Ballet: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

 

Review – National Youth Dance & RIOT Companies, in between, RIOT Offspring: Londondance

 

A lively riposte to Tsiskaridze!: Moskovsky Komsomolets, via Ismene Brown's Blog

…. But hey, He Doesn’t Recant One Word: Le Figaro, via Ismene Brown's Blog

 

Who knew?  Ballet keeps Mick Jagger young: Simon Cable, Daily Mail

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Links – Thursday, June 13, 2013

 

Review – English National Ballet, Swan Lake (In-the-Round): Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

 

Season Review – American Ballet Theatre, Month in the Country and others: Robert Greskovic, Wall St Journal

 

Reviews– Akram Khan, Desh:

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

YAGP Documentary – “First Position” and questions arising: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Feature – Svetlana Lunkina in Canada: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Arts Council England models worst-case funding scenarios: Charlotte Higgins, Guardian

 

Feature – Ballet Tech/NY City Public School for Dance: Gia Kourlas, NY TImes

 

Tour Reviews– Nederlands Dance Theater, Sweet Dreams, Sarabande, etc:

Deborah Jones, The Australian

Jill Sykes, The Age

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, Carmen: Denise Sum, Danceviewtimes

 

Tour Review – Ballet Revolución: Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald

 

Review – School of American Ballet, Workshop Performance: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes

 

Preview Q&A: Jean Abreu, Blood (Linbury Studio): Carmel Smith, LondonDance

 

SF Preview – Amara Tabor-Smith, He moved – an Ed Mock Tribute: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian

 

Outdoor Review – Freespace Dance, Home, Namaste, etc: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Street Dance Film Review – All Out War: Geoff Pevere, Globe and Mail

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Links – Friday June 14, 2013

 

Review - English National Ballet, Swan Lake in the round, London:

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Neil Norman, Daily Express

 

Interview - Leanne Benjamin, prior to retirement from the Royal Ballet: Ismene Brown, The Arts Desk

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance GroupSpring, Spring, Spring, Berkeley:

Mark Swed, LA Times

Ann Murphy, San Jose Mercury News

 

Mark Morris directs the Ojai Music Festival: David Mermelstein, Wall Street Journal

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterFour CornersPetite MortRevelations, NY:

Leigh Witchel, New York Post

Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Nederlands Dans TheaterSH-BOOMSweet DreamsSarabandeShoot the Moon, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Preview - Kids Dance (Ballet Tech school’s performing wing), NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Book review - Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet by Toba Singer: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

 

Preview - Amara Tabor-Smith, He Moved Swiftly But Gently Down the Not Too Crowded Street: Ed Mock and Other True Tales in a City That Once Was, SF: Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian

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Links – Saturday June 15, 2013

 

Review - American Ballet TheatreRomeo and Juliet, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Review - English National BalletSwan Lake in the round:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Sam Smith, Londonist

Photos: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review - Akram Khan CompanyDesh, London: Rachel Nouchi, Londondance

 

Review - Australian Dance TheatreG (for Giselle), Canberra: Michelle Potter, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterFour CornersPetite MortRevelations, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Review - Ballet Tech Kids Dance, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Levydance, 10th anniversary celebration, SF: Mary Ellen Hunt, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Review - Patricia Noworol & Renegade“?Culture”, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Dora FrankelThe Unfolding Sky, Tynemouth: Peter Mortimer, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Still HouseOurs Was The Fen Country, London: Donald Hutera, Londondance

 

Review - Atamira Dance CompanyKaha, Hastings NZ: Kathleen Mantel, NZ Theatreview

 

Review - Will TuckettIn the Night Garden Live, a toddler-drama, London: Katie Colombus, The Stage

 

Preview - Pacific Northwest Ballet School annual performance, Seattle: Roger Downey, Crosscut

 

Alternative content at cinemas draws in the masses: Robert Cookson, Financial Times

 

Next week’s new dance (UK) - Britten Dances, Snape; Forsythe Company, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

Tsiskaridze offered a jobIsmene Brown/Victoria Ivanova, Izvestia

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