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Links – Sunday June 30, 2013

 

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

 

Review - New York PhilharmonicA Dancer’s Dream: Le Baiser de la Fee, Excerpts from Neige, Petrushka, NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

Review - American Ballet Theatre's spring season is a showcase for dancing actors - Onegin, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Interview - Sarah Lane: All American Ballerina, American Ballet Theatre, NY: Andrew & Ellen Blackmore-Dobbyn, Huffington Post

 

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

 

Review - Riccardo Buscarini and Runa Kaiser, Friends, London: Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Review - Daniel Brière/Tobias Wegner, LEO, Jacob’s Pillow: Janine Parker, Boston Globe

 

Review - Donald Byrd/Spectrum Dance Theater, Autopsy of Love, Seattle: Sandra Kurtz, Seattle Weekly

 

News - Ex-Minister helps Bolshoi tackle its woes, Ismene Brown/Izvestia, Ismene Brown Blog

 

News - Royal Ballet stars Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares support new adult eating disorders centre: Leicester: Leicester Mercury

 

News/Feature - Sydney Dance Company auditions, Fighting for first position, Sydney: Steve Dow, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review - Jean Abreu, Blood, London: Keith Watson, Metro

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Links – Monday July 1, 2013

 

News - Bolshoi turmoil - Angelina Vorontsova, last day at Bolshoi, Moscow: Ismene Brown/7 Days/Moskovsky Komsomolets, Ismene Brown Blog and Ismene Brown Blog

 

News - Small demo in Moscow raps Bolshoi move to part company with ballet star Tsiskaridze,

Russia Beyond The Headlines

 

News - Amid Turmoil, An American 'Prince' David Hallberg Returns To Russia, New York: Mike Fritz, PBS

 

News/Feature/Review - International Competition for Artists of the Ballet', held at the Bolshoi, Moscow: Raymond Stults, Moscow Times

 

Review - New York PhilharmonicA Dancer’s Dream: Le Baiser de la Fee, Excerpts from Neige, Petrushka, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Martin Bernheimer, FT

Interview - Hofesh Shechter, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

 

Review - Jean Abreu, BLOOD, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Feature - The Australian Ballet's world premiere of Ratmansky's Cinderella, Voxy

 

Review - Baltic Dance Theatre, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gdansk: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Feature - NINETTE'S homecoming (Birmingham Royal Ballet retains to this day the philosophy instilled in it by its Irish founder), Dublin: Julia Molony, Irish Independent

 

Review - Pennsylvania Ballet, Forgotten Land, At Various Points, Artifact Suite, Philadelphia: Leigh Witchel, DanceViewTimes

 

Review - Third Rail Projects, Roadside Attraction, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Photo Feature - Dancing Downtown: a city photo shoot with Simonne Smiles, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, DanceLines

 

Review - Myriam Gourfink, Breathing Monster, Melbourne: Chloe Smethurst, The Age

 

Review - Okareka Dance Theatre, K' Rd Strip, Dunedin: Jonathan W. Marshall, NZTheatreView

 

Review - Pearlann Porter, The Green Swan, Pittsburgh: Jane Vranish, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Feature - Couples sparkle in bid to take on the world's best. National Capital DanceSport Championships in Canberra: Jenna Clarke, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Tuesday July 2, 2013

 

Review - Paris Opera Ballet, La Sylphide, Paris: Laura Cappelle, FT

 

News - Bolshoi Troubles and more from Ismene Brown on her blog:

Tsiskaridze tells all

Ratmansky rebuts Tsiskaridze

Feature - Where should the Arts Council make its cuts?, London: Rupert Christiansen, Telegraph

 

Review - Sadler's Sampled, National Youth Dance Company, Stuttgart Ballet, Storyboard P, Vagabond Crew, Alexander Whitley, Facundo de la Cruz and Paola Sanz, London: Lise Smith, DanceTabs

 

Review - Estonian National Ballet, Time, Swan Lake pdd, Othello, SF: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle

 

Review - DanceFest India! Festival, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - Queensland Ballet, Giselle, Brisbane: Aurengzebe, Same Same

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Links – Wednesday July 3, 2013

 

Interview (video and transcipt) - David Hallberg, A Giant Leap to the Russian Stage for American Ballet Dancer Hallberg, NY: Jeffrey Brown, PBS

 

Interview - Mikhail Baryshnikov: ‘Everything in Russia is a damn soap opera’, London: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

 

Review - American Ballet Theater, The Sleeping Beauty, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - American Ballet Theatre, Sylvia, NY: Carol Pardo, Dance View Times

 

Review - New York PhilharmonicA Dancer’s Dream: Le Baiser de la Fee, Excerpts from Neige, Petrushka, NY: Robert Greskovic, WSJ

 

Feature/Interview - Irina Kruzhilina, Designing Costumes for 'A Dancer’s Dream', New York: Rosemary Feitelberg, Women's Wear Daily

 

Interview - Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter's freedom of movement, London via Tel Aviv: Shir Hacham, Haaretz

 

Interview - Greg Cameron, Joffrey Ballet, new executive director - bringing his contacts to new Joffrey job, Chicago: Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune

 

Review - Jean Abreu, Blood, London: Sanjoy Roy, LondonDance

 

Review - Savion Glover, STePz, New York: Valerie Gladstone, City Arts

 

Review - Pavel Zustiak, Painted Bird, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - Anna and Miriam Noonan, Piccolo Cor (2013), Dunedin: Hannah Molloy, NZTheatreView

 

Review - Strictly Come Dancing, Strictly Confidential, London, Scott Matthewman, Stage

 

News - Nobody's Baby Dance Marathon - 100 Hours On..., London: Ambra Vernuccio, LondonDance

 

Review - National Ballet of Cuba, South African Mzansi Ballet and others, Dirk Badenhorst’s International Ballet Gala, Johannesburg: Pinto Ferreira, ToNight

 

Feature - Why more older people should give dancing a whirl, London: Hannah Fearn, Guardian

 

Gallery - NYC Ballet is In the House: Photo Essay, Saratoga: Dale Willman, Saratoga Wire

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Links – Thursday, July 4, 2013

 

Review – American Ballet Theatre, Sleeping Beauty (Seo/Muntagirov): Leigh Witchel, NY Post

 

Gallery – Boston Ballet in London, Programme 1 (Serenade etc): Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review – Venice Dance Biennale: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Review – Pavel Zuštiak & Palissimo, The Painted Bird: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

 

Feature – St Petersburg Open Look Festival & Ballet Days: Allison Geller, St Petersburg Times

 

News- Director to leave Saarbrucken company two years early: Derek Scally, Irish Times

 

Feature – San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, 2013: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian

 

Feature – Shantala Shivalingappa, Akasha: Marina Harss, Blog

 

Review – Afua Hall, Red: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

 

NY Preview – Savion Glover, STePz: Valerie Gladstone, CityArts

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Links – Friday, July 5, 2013

 

Reviews – Boston Ballet in London, Programme 1 (Serenade etc):

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Laura Dodge, Londonist

Katie Columbus, The Stage

Keith Watson, Metro

…. and a little photo op, City A.M.

 

Preview – Royal Ballet in Tokyo: Kris Kosaka, Japan Times

 

RB Promotions, Joiners, Leavers for 2013-14: Carmel Smith, LondonDance

 

Video Preview – Cairo Opera Ballet Company, Zorba: Staff, AhramOnline

 

Stage or Screen? - Is digital ballet as good as the real thing? Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

NY Art Exhibition – Swing Time: Reginald Marsh & Thirties New York: Ken Johnson, NY Times

 

Outdoor Review – Silas Reiner & Colleagues, Reveal: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

London - Dance Umbrella 2013 Programme announced: Carmel Smith, LondonDance

 

London – Cloud Dance Festival 2013 Opens Tonight: Staff, Broadway World

 

Dance in LA this week – LA Ballet, ABT, Flamenco: Ann Haskins, LA Weekly

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Links – Saturday, July 6, 2013

 

Behold the Bolshoi and its current controversies: Clement Crisp, Financial Times

… and Evgenia Obraztsova on the politics of Russian dance: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

… with Confirmation that Zakharova cannot dictate Onegin casting: Izvestia, via Ismene Brown Blog

 

All-American Goddesses – whither the US Ballerina? Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Reviews – Boston Ballet in London, Programme 1 (Serenade etc):

Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe

Graham Watts, Londondance

Jane Simpson, DanceTabs

Cristina de Lucas, One Stop Arts

…. And the Company in class – Audio Slideshow: Sarah Lee, Ranjit Dhaliwal, Guardian

 

Interview – Edward Villela, Founding AD of Miami City Ballet: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Previews – NYCB’s Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) Season:

Jay Rogoff, Saratogian

Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet in Dublin, Giselle: Sarah Keating, Irish Times

 

‘Sampled’ Reviews – Hofesh Shechter, Political Mother: the Choreographer’s Cut:

Josephine Leask, Londondance

Katja Vaghi, One Stop Arts

 

Jacob’s Pillow Reviews – Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Triple Bill:

Janine Parker, Boston Globe

Tresca Weinstein, Times Union

 

NY Preview – Tap City Festival: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

DC Preview – Fringe Festival, Brynn Tucker, Emma Jane Jaster: Nelson Pressley, Washington Post

 

Next Week in London & Newcastle: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Further to yesterday’s upbeat link, regrettably ……

Cairo Opera House cancels Zorba ballet: AhramOnline

 

And, for the weekend, something(s) different courtesy of  The Guardian:

Twerking   Footwork   Charleston   Voguing   The Dutty Wine

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