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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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