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Links – Sunday June 16, 2013

 

Leanne Benjamin retires from The Royal Ballet: Laura Thompson, The Telegraph

 

                  …and her career in pictures, The Telegraph

 

How We Met: Michael Nunn & Darcey Bussell: Nick Duerden, The Independent

 

Review - English National BalletSwan Lake in the round:

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Laura Thompson, The Telegraph

 

Preview - Yanira CastroThe People to Come, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Siobhan Davies Dance, Glasgow: Kelly Apter, The Scotsman

 

Review - Atamira Dance CompanyKaha, Hastings NZ: Peter Nee Harland, NZ Theatreview

 

Beauty from the depths of the pit: John Elder, The Age

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Links – Monday June 17, 2013

 

Review - The Royal BalletMayerling (Leanne Benjamin’s last): Judith Flanders, The Arts Desk

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance GroupSpring, Spring, SpringMosaic and United, Berkeley: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Interview - Kim Brandstrup, prior to the premiere of Ceremony of Innocence at the Aldeburgh Festival: Jane Simpson, DanceTabs

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheatreFour Corners, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

 

Review - Patricia Noworol Dance Theater?Culture, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

 

Review - English National BalletSwan Lake in the round: Siobhan Murphy, Metro

 

Review - Oregon Ballet TheatreThe Prodigal SonSquare DanceStravinsky Violin Concerto, Portland: Catherine Thomas, The Oregonian

 

Review - InNprogress CollectiveOceania, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Manhattan Youth BalletMade in America, NY: Jennifer Fried, Broadway World

 

Preview - River to River Festival, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

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Links – Tuesday, June 18, 2013

 

Review - Dutch National Ballet, Overture, Rite, Laura Cappelle, FT

 

Review - Royal Ballet, Mayerling (Leanne Benjamin’s last), London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, Spring, Spring, Spring; Mosaic and United, Berkeley:

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Rita Felciano, Dance View Times

Review - Breakin’ Convention, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Le Corsaire, NY: Eric Taub, DanceTabs

 

Review - English National Ballet, Swan Lake in the round, London, Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Coppelia and Mid-scale Tour, Birmingham/High Wycmobe: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - Houston Ballet, Peter Pan, Houston:

Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

Adam Castañeda, Houston Press

Review - SF Ethnic Dance Festival spans the globe, San Francisco: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Akram Khan, Desh, London: Lise Smith, Londonist

 

Review - Language of Living tour, work by Sarah Foster-Sproull, Michael Parmenter, Justin Haiu, Shona McCullagh, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, Wellington:

Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

Jillian Davey, NZ Theatreview

Preview - National Ballet of Canada, James Kudelka’s The Man in Black, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Review - Seattle International Dance Festival 2013 - A look at opening weekend. Seattle: Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times

 

Preview - Spectrum Dance Theater, Donald Byrd’s Autopsy of Love, Seattle: Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times

 

Review - Chris Yon and Taryn Griggs Dance, The Very Unlikeliness (I’m going to KILL you), NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - The Pirates of the Carabina, London: Louise Levene, Telegraph

 

Feature - Kate Champion/Force Majeure - Force of nature won't dance around (weight) issues, Sydney: Andrew Taylor, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Wednesday, June 19, 2013

 

Obituaries - David Wall, RIP

Matilda Battersby, Independent

BBC News

Tom Eames, Digital Spy

Jane Simpson, Balletco - not an obit but an appreciation in Balletco's Legends series.

Preview/Interview/Video - Savion Glover Keeps His Shoes On, NY: Pia Catton, WSJ

 

Interview - Mark Morris: The man who put heart back into dance, Toronto: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail

 

Feature - How the L’Allegro Movement Project has helped Parkinson’s patients through dance, Toronto: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

 

Review - American Ballet Theater, Swan Lake, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Coppelia, Birmingham: Richard Edmonds, Birmingham Post

 

News - Ty King Wall (Australian Ballet) guesting with RNZB, Wellington:

Scoop

+ TVNZ

Review - Rebecca Lazier, Coming Together/Attica, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Preview - River to River Festival, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Preview - "Five Choreographers at Baruch" - in honour of Bill T. Jones, NY: Valerie Gladstone, City Arts

 

Review - Bodytraffic and L.A. Dance Project bill, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times

 

Review - Zvi Gotheiner, Cherylyn Lavagnino, Dusan Tynek at the Musa! Festival, NY: Deborah Jowitt, AJ Blogs

 

Preview - Ballet Revolución, Sydney: Kerstin Kehren, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Preview - Summerdance in Fælledparken - Every guy grab a girl, Copenhagen: Lovisa Drofn, Copenhagen Post

 

Review - Avant Garde Dance/Tony Adigun, Monteverdi Ballets, London: Neil Norman, Stage

 

Feature - West Bank’s only ballet school offers refuge for Palestinian kids, PRI

 

News - Greg Cameron is Joffrey's new executive director, Chicago: Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune

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Links – Thursday, June 20, 2013

 

Obituaries and appreciations - David Wall, RIP

Judith Cruickshank, Guardian

Last August, Mark Monahan interviewed David Wall, Telegraph

Rupert Christiansen, Telegraph

David Wall - a life in (12) pictures, Guardian

Marcus Williamson, Independent

Rachel Ward, Telegraph

Company press releases, DanceTabs

Reuters, Chicago Tribune

Review - The Forsythe Company, N.N.N.N., Study #3, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Neil Norman, Stage

Vera Liber, BTG

Preview/Interview/Video - Kim Brandstrup and Mara Galeazzi & new work for Aldeburgh Festival, Telegrap

 

News - Ballet San Jose names new artistic director - José Manuel Carreño, SF:

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

Charlie McCollum, Mercury News

Review - Savion Glover, STePz, New York:

Robert Greskovic, WSJ

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake, NY:

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

Tom Phillips, Dance View Times

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, Spring, Spring, Spring; Mosaic and United, Berkeley: Paul Parish, BAR

 

Interview - Garry Stewart, Australian Dance Theatre, Perth: Nina Levy, The West Australian

 

Blog - Dancers and teeth, Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Review - Ballet Across America season with North Carolina Dance Theatre, Ballet Austin, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Washington: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

 

Review - SF Walking Distance Dance Festival – Kate Weare, Brian Brooks and others, San Francisco, Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs

 

Review - SF Ethnic Dance Festival - The Joy Is Contagious, San Francisco: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

 

Review - Siobhan Davies Dance, Every Day, Glasgow: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Preview/Interview - National Ballet of Canada Pays Tribute to Johnny Cash - McGee Maddox, Toronto: Madalina Hubert, Epoch Times

 

Review - ZviDance, Dabke, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - LEVYdance, pOrtal, That Four Letter Word, If this small space, Holding Pattern, SF: Rita Felciano, SFBG

 

Review - Avant Garde Dance/Tony Adigun, Monteverdi Ballets, London: Josephine Leask, LondonDance

 

Review - Atamira, Kaha Tour 2013, Hamilton: Liza Kire, NZTheatreView

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Links – Friday, June 21, 2013

 

Obituaries and appreciations - David Wall, RIP, Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

News - Sergei Filin's sight fading after acid hit + Bolshoi Ballet plans, Moscow:

Ismene Brown, Ismene Brown Blog

Ben Hoyle, Australian/The Times

Thomas Grove, Reuters, Chicago Tribune

Review - National Ballet of Canada, Pur ti Miro, Theme and Variations, No. 24, The Man in Black, Toronto:

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

John Coulbourn, Toronto Sun

Feature - Karen Kain and Frank Augustyn on winning at the Moscow International Ballet Competition in June 1973, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

Video - The National Ballet of Canada’s Dylan Tedaldi dances his way through Toronto, Emily Kassie, National Post

 

Reviews - The Forsythe Company, N.N.N.N., Study #3, London:

Josephine Leask, LondonDance

Laura Dodge, Londonist

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

 

Review - Savion Glover, STePz, New York: Leigh Witchel, NY Post

 

News - Fashion Brands Help Raise Funds for the Arts (incl NYCB), NY:

Pia Catton, WSJ

also in NY Times

News - Roberta Marquez and Nehemiah Kish, Royal Ballet stars in CTCB's Sleeping Beauty, Cape Town: ArtsLink

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Links – Saturday, June 22, 2013

 

100 Years On: Igor Stravinsky on The Rite of Spring: Robert Craft, The TLS

How Walt Disney got ‘Rite of Spring’ right: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet Dancers, Royal Ballet of Flanders, Britten Dances:

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Zoë Anderson, Independent

 

Feature – NYCB’s Newest Principals: Marina Harss, Playbill Arts

 

Review – Akram Khan Company, iTMOi: Judith Flanders, Blog

 

Preview Q&A – Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet: Graham Watts, LondonDance

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Hansel and Gretel; Raven Girl: Judith Flanders, Blog

 

Review – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Mixed Bill: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

 

Review – Savion Glover, STePz: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Sydney Review – Nederlands Dans Theater, Quad Bill: Valerie Lawson, Limelight

 

Preview – Mondial des cultures: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Review – Avant Garde Dance, Monteverdi Ballets: Cristina de Lucas, One Stop Arts

 

Q & A – Ambra Vallo, BRB’s Retiring Ballerina: Rebecca McKnight, Her.ie

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Giselle: Alan Poole, Coventry Telegraph

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