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Links – Sunday, July 28, 2013

 

Fernando Alonso, co-founder of Cuban National Ballet, has died: CBC News (and elsewhere)

 

Costly visa requirement for Bolshoi UK visit: Rupert Christiansen, Sunday Telegraph

 

Francia Russell – Preserving Balanchine’s Legacy: Marcie Sillman, KUAR Public Radio

 

US Summer Festival Previews:

POB 3e Etage at Jacob’s Pillow: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

SFB at Stern Grove: KTVU News

PNB at Vail International Dance Festival: Erica Sheftman, Vail Daily

 

Markova & Dolin saved Jacob’s Pillow site from development: Tina Sutton, Boston Globe

 

Pennsylvania Ballet’s 5-Year Financial Plan: Peter Dobrin, Philly.com

 

Feature – BodyTraffic, LA contemporary company: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times

 

Preview – Aterballetto visiting Canada: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Manchester Festival Review – Tino Sehgal, This Variation: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Expanded Review – Raewyn Hill/Dancenorth, Lindy Hume & James Crabb, Abandon: Deborah Jones, Blog

 

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Links – Monday, July 29, 2013

 

Interview – Sergei Filin, Artistic Director, Bolshoi Ballet: Tom Parfitt, Telegraph

 

Reviews– English National Ballet, Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith Cruickshank, Danceviewtimes

 

SPAC Review  – National Ballet of Canada, Giselle: Eric Taub, DanceTabs

 

NY Review – Mark Dendy, Ritual Cyclical: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

 

Documentary Feature – Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow: Never Stand Still: Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times

 

NY Review – New Choreographers, Festival TBD: Emergency Glitter: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

LA Review – Viver Brasil, Intersections/Ajê: Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times

 

Jennifer Nichols & Extension Method – Another Ballet-based Workout: Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail

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Links – Tuesday, July 30, 2013

 

Bolshoi Ballet’s London Visit, 2013, Swan Lake:

Overnight review: Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

Overnight review – Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Gallery: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

Rehearsal extracts video: Telegraph

Company class video: Telegraph

General preview: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Scandal-tainted video: Will Gompertz, BBC News

Lilian Hochhauser Interview: Alice Lagnado, Voice of Russia

 

Cinderella - a tale best told at a time of war: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Radio Interview – Biographer Julie Kavanagh on Rudolf Nureyev: Alice Lagnado, Voice of Russia

 

Review – Amy Seibert/Imagery, Sketch 3, Expectations: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

NY Joyce Theater to give US premiere of Arthur Pita’s The Metamorphosis: BWW

 

Not the Bolshoi – Alterum Dance Troupe: Alexander Bratersky, Moscow Times

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Links – Wednesday, July 31, 2013

 

Obituaries:

Cuban Dancer/Director Fernando Alonso: Telegraph

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens Dancer Nathalie Buisson: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Reviews - Bolshoi Ballet in London, 2013, Swan Lake:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Neil Norman, The Stage

Siobhan Murphy, Metro

 

Bolshoi Theatre Director warns ‘star’ dancers: Rosa Silverman, Telegraph

 

Review – Mariinsky Ballet, White Nights Festival Season: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Review – Carlos Acosta & Friends, Classical Selection: Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

 

Not Dance but – Mark Morris directs Britten’s Curlew River: Zachary Woolfe, NY Times

 

Review – English National Ballet, Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev: Hanna Weibye, One Stop Arts

 

Jacob’s Pillow Review – L-E-V & Dorrance Dance, House, The Blues Project: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

 

Feature – Open World Dance Foundation Intensive Course, St Petersburg: Laura Cappelle, SP Times

 

SF Reviews – Amy Seiwert/Imagery, Sketch 3 (Expectations):

Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian

Carla Escoda, Huffington Post

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Links – Thursday August 1, 2013

 

Reviews - Carlos AcostaClassical Selection, London:

Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Zoé Anderson, The Independent

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Katie Colombus, The Stage

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

photos - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review - Bolshoi BalletSwan Lake, London: Neil Norman, Daily Express

 

Video - Vladimir Urin, as the Bolshoi starts it’s London season: The Telegraph
 

Review - San Francisco Ballet outdoors at the Stern Grove Festival:

Dana Edwards, San Francisco Chronicle

Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter

 

Review - Royal New Zealand BalletSwan Lake, Wellington: Jennifer Shennan, NZ Theatreview

 

Review - Aspen Santa Fe BalletFold by FoldLastLike a Samba, Wolf Trap: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Works Unhinged, NY: Elisa Kimble, Broadway World

 

Review - Pilobolus, New York season: Christopher Atamian, Huffington Post

 

Review - Vail International Dance Festival opening night: Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post

 

Review - Festival des Arts de Saint-SauveurSpectacleGlobe and Mail

 

Review - Dusk Dances, outdoors at Withrow Park, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

 

An exploration of new trends - Festival TBD: Emergency Glitter; Aunts; Dance and Process: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

ArtsCross 2013, Donald Hutera sits in on this residency at The Place: Londondance

 

Interview - Hee Seo, ABT principal dancer: Claire Lee, Wall Street Journal

 

Elizabeth Kendall talks about her new book, Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut New York

 

Preview - Fredrik RydmanSwan Lake Reloaded, London: Metro

 

Polunin at the Stanislavsky: Raymond Stults, Moscow Times

 

BRB’s Jenna Roberts goes home: Tim Douglas, Australian

 

Liam Scarlett choreographs diamonds, New York:

Lauren Valenti, Styleite

Style.com

 

Preview - 3e étage (Paris Opéra Ballet), Jacob’s Pillow: Broadway World

 

Change at Rambert: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Dancers out of the studio - photos by Jim Markland: BBC news

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Links – Friday August 2, 2013

 

Review - Bolshoi BalletOnegin, Moscow: Raymond Stults, Moscow Times

 

Review - Bolshoi BalletSwan Lake, London: David Gillard, Daily Mail

 

Behind the scenes with the Bolshoi in London: Alice Lagnado, Voice of Russia

 

Review - Carlos AcostaClassical Selection, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Lise Smith, Londondance

 

Review - Mark MorrisCurlew RiverDido and Aeneas, Tanglewood: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Post:BalletFour Plays, San Francisco: Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs

 

Q&A - Christopher Hampson, choreographer and AD of Scottish Ballet: Laura Cappelle, Dance Magazine

 

Profile - Lil Buck, jookin’ sensation: Marina Harss, Dance Magazine

 

Video interview - Wendy Whelan talks about the four new works in her Restless Creature: Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine

 

American Dance Festival, Lyndsey Darst’s 6th essay: Huffington Post (the others are here)

 

MoveTube - Dancing in the Street, Jagger & Bowie v. Martha and the Vandellas: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

American Ballet Theatre to visit Australia for first time in 2014:

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Natalie Bochenski, Brisbane Times

 

Review - Ballet Revolucion, Perth: Jo Pickup, West Australian

 

Preview - Vail Dance Festival, International Evening of Dance: Caramie Schnell, Vail Daily

 

 

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Links – Saturday August 3, 2013

 

Obituary - Fernando Alonso: Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times

 

Behind the scenes with the Bolshoi Ballet - La Bayadère: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

 

Photo gallery - Bolshoi BalletLa Bayadère, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review - Carlos AcostaClassical Selection, London: Laura Dodge, Londonist

 

Review - Les Ballets Jazz de MontréalCloserNight BoxHarry, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Preview - Wendy WhelanRestless Creature, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Review - Marc Bamuthi Joseph / Kyle Abraham, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Asia Pacific Dance Festival / Prince Lot Hula Festival, Hawaii: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

 

Ethan Stiefel and Royal New Zealand Ballet: Joseph Carman, Pointe Magazine

 

Preview - Vail International Dance Festival, International Evenings of Dance II, Vail, Colorado: VailDaily

 

Preview - Vail International Dance FestivalNOW Premieres, Vail: VailDaily

 

ABT’s Fall Season casting announced: Broadway World

 

Interview - Jeanefer Jean-Charles, big dance choreographer: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Only the artists can save the arts critics: Ismene Brown, The Guardian

 

Preview - Dance at Edinburgh fringe festival: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

Preview - Ballet v6.0, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Preview - Australian Dance Theatre, Garry Stewart’s Proximity, Melbourne: Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald

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