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Links – Sunday August 4, 2013


Obituary - Richard S. Thomas, NYCB Soloist and teacher, dies at 87: Jennifer Dunning, New York Times


Review - Bolshoi BalletLa Bayadère, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


David Hallberg talks about the Bolshoi and Sleeping BeautyTelegraph video


Review - Carlos AcostaClassical Selection, London: Nadine Meisner, The Independent


Review - 3e EtageLe Pillow Thirteen, Jacob’s Pillow:

Janine Parker, Boston Globe

Ken Ross, The Republican


Interview - Darcey Bussell: Judith Woods, Daily Mail


Review - Dance Heginbotham, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Interview - John Heginbotham: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut New York


Boston Ballet & Northeastern University partnership: Akilah Johnson, Boston Globe


Review - Fuzión Dance ArtistsIn the Round, Sarasota Bay: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review - The Tap Pack, Melbourne: Heather Bloom, Australian Stage


Hitchcock’s restored first film shows roots of fascination with dance: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

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Links - Monday 5, August 2013


Review - Bolshoi Ballet, La Bayadere (Smirnova), London:

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Ismene Brown, TheArtsDesk

News - "Sergei Filin Returning to Bolshoi Ballet After Acid Attack", Gabriela Baczynska, Classicalite


Interview: Alexei Ratmansky – Balletic Musings, a Continuing Conversation, London: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - Vail International Dance Festival featuring Tiler Peck, Lil Buck, Tip Toe, Ringmaster Nugget, Sergei Polunin, Herman Cornejo, Lauren Lovette, Misa Kuranaga, Daniel Ulbricht, Isabella Boylston, Zachary Catazaro, Gabriel Missé, Analía Centurión, Fang-Yi Sheu, Tyler Angle, Teresa Reichlen, Robert Fairchild, Chase Finlay, Vail: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Queensland Ballet, Elegance: Three Preludes, Ershter Vals, Sweet Beginnings, Verdi Variations, Brisbane:

Valerie Lawson, DanceLines

Deborah Jones, The Australian

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, Dido and Aeneas, Tanglewood: Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat


Review - Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur - Spectacle International Gala, starred dancers from the American Ballet Theatre, National Ballet of Canada, Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Montreal: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Review - Nat Cursio Co, Blizzard, Melbourne: Reviewed By Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Swan Lake, Christchurch: Toby Behan, NZ TheatReview


Review – English National Ballet, Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev: Petrushka, Songs of a Wayfarer, Raymonda act3, London: Maria Iu, Exeunt Magazine


Review - Punchdrunk, The Drowned Man, London: Donald Hutera, LondonDance


Preview - Water ballet with a sense of humor at SynchroSwim 2013 in D.C., Washington: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post


Preview - Dominic Walsh Dance Theater goes to NY, Houston: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle



Edinburgh Festival


Feature - Scottish Ballet heads to the Festival on a voyage of discovery, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald


Preview - Circa, Wunderkammer, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald


Review - Ballet Central, Be Captivated bill, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The List


Review - MurleyDance, Double Bill, Edinburgh: Donald Hutera, The List


Review - CollettivO CineticO, XD, Edinburgh: Donald Hutera, The List


Review - Volcano Theatre/Nigel Charnock, L.O.V.E, Edinburgh: Gareth K Vile, The List


Review - Stefan Sing & Cristiana Casadio, Tangram, Edinburgh: Lucy Ribchester, The List

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Links - Tuesday 6, August 2013


Obituary - Paul Szilard, Dance Impresario, Dies at 100, NY: Anna Kisselgoff, NY Times


Feature - Bolshoi stardom 'is not an entitlement', London: Jack Malvern, The Australian


Review - Bolshoi Ballet, La Bayadere (Smirnova), London:

Smirnova cast, Clement Crisp, FT

Smirnova cast, Zoe Anderson, Independent

Obraztsova/Tikhomirova cast, Margaret Willis, One Stop Arts

Review - Bolshoi Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, London: Ismene Brown, TheArtsDesk


News - Daniel Dolan to join Bolshoi Ballet? ("Cronton dancer graduates from Bolshoi Ballet Academy"), Moscow via Runcorn: Staff, Runcorn and Widnes World


News - Results of 2013 Australian Dance Awards, Canberra:

Michelle Potter, Sydney Morning Herald

also Sydney Morning Herald

Review - Paris Opera Ballet/Carolyn Carlson, Signes, Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque


Review – Carlos Acosta & Friends, Classical Selection, London: G. J. Dowler, Classical Source


Preview - Ballet v6.0 festival in New York, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review - Aterballetto, Mauro Bigonzetti bill, Montreal: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Feature/Interview - Tracie Stanfield’s contemporary jazz style continues to inspire, educate, NY: Joyce Hyde, Examiner



Edinburgh Festival


Interview - Benjamin Millepied, from Black Swan to the Paris Opera Ballet, Edinburgh: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Review - LCP Dance Theatre, Am I, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - Theatre Re, The Little Soldiers, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - A Point Theatre Company, Transit, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - Diego y Ulises, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The List


Review - Cambuyón, Edinburgh: Lucy Ribchester, The List

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Links - Wednesday 7, August 2013


Review - Bolshoi Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, London:

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Neil Norman, Stage

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

Review - Bolshoi Ballet, La Bayadere, London: Graham Watts, LondonDance


Review - Vail Dance Festival 2nd International Evening of Dance, Vail: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Pierre Rigal, Standards, London: Lise Smith, LondonDance


Review - Melinda Sullivan, Gone, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review - ODC/Dance's 2013 Summer Sampler: work by Kimi Okada, Kate Weare, Brenda Way and KT Nelson, SF:

Rita Felciano, SFBG

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

Review - The S(e)oul of Korea, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


News - Marilyn Rowe To Retire As Director Of The Australian Ballet School, Melbourne: Cory Zanoni, Arts Hub



Edinburgh Festival


Review - Rosie Kay, Avatara Ayuso, Tony Mills, CollettivO CineticO, Jackin’ the Box, Douglas Thorpe, Ramona Nagabczynski, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scostman


Review - Jen McArthur, Echolalia, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - NoFit State, Noodles, Edninburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - Siyaya, ThaTha, Edinburgh: Lucy Ribchester, The List

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Links - Thursday 8, August 2013


Review - Bolshoi Ballet, La Bayadère, Sleeping Beauty, London:

Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Review - Bolshoi Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Graham Watts, London Dance

News - Bolshoi injuries on London tour - Maria Alexandrova and Vladislav Lantratov, London: Ismene Brown, Ismene Brown Blog


News - Discovered Bolshoi Ballet recordings to be screened on Sky Arts, London: Matthew Hemley, Stage


Review - Fredrik Rydman, Swan Lake Reloaded, London:

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Katie Colombus, Stage

Stu Black, Londonist

Maria Iu, Exeunt

Feature - Making the leap: should the classics of dance be reinvented? As London Coliseum plays host to a Swan Lake complete with electronic beats and a hip-hop court, where is the line between tasteful and tacky modernisation?, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Interview - Wendy Whelan talks about restlessness and dance, Jacob's Pillow: Tresca Weinstein, Times Union


Review - Now: Premieres with Paul Taylor, Larry Keigwin, Brian Brooks, Prime Tyme, Lil Buck and others, Vail: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Mikhailovsky Ballet, The Flames of Paris, St. Petersburg: Laura Cappelle, DanceTabs


Review - Stomp, Auckland: Paul Simei-Barton, NZ Herald


Preview - Liz Casebolt & Joel Smith, O(h), SF: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle



Edinburgh Festival


Review - Impulse Collective, Exposed, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - NoFit State Circus, Bianco, Edinburgh: Andrew Eaton-Lewis, Scotsman


Review - RemoteControl, La Donna è Mobile, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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Links – Friday, August 9, 2013


Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, The Flames of Paris (Messerer): Laura Cappelle, DanceTabs


Review – Bolshoi Ballet in London, Sleeping Beauty: Zoë Anderson, Independent


What’s missing from Pre-Professional Training?  Laura Cappelle & Joseph Carman, Pointe Magazine


London Reviews – Fredrik Rydman, Swan Lake Reloaded:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Laura Thompson, Telegraph

Neil Norman, Express

Video/Interview clip – Wendy Hurrell, BBC News


NY Reviews – BalletX, Still@Life, Silt, Last Glass:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Vail Festival Review – Lil Buck; Tiler Peck & Robert Fairchild; Paul Taylor & Larry Keigwin Companies: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Sydney Festival Preview –Sasha Waltz & Guests, Dido and Aeneas: Jane Albert, The Australian


Tanglewood Review – Mark Morris Dance Group, Dido and Aeneas: George Loomis, Financial Times


Interviews – ABT: Then and Now - Cheryl Yeager, Yuriko Kajiya, Isabella Boylston: Marina Harss, Playbill Arts


Interview – POB’s Dorothée Gilbert: Laura Cappelle, Pointe Magazine


LA Preview – Complexions Contemporary Ballet & Lula Washington Dance Theatre: Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times


Changes at the Royal Ballet and Australian Ballet Schools: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Acquaintance of Dmitrichenko admits guilt in court: Stuart Williams, AFP


Feature – Russell Maliphant’s Lexus car ads (Rojo, Staton, Kirkham): Carmel Smith, Londondance


Edinburgh Festival:


Review – Water Reflection Dance Ensemble, East, A woman shifting on Time Axis: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Reviews – Little Bulb, Boneyard Theatre Co, Marketa Vacovska: Mary Brennan, Herald

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Links – Saturday, August 10, 2013

Obituary – Cuban Director and Dancer, Fernando Alonso: Judith Cruickshank, Guardian


London Reviews – Frederik Rydman, Swan Lake Reloaded:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Londondance


Reviews – West Side Story (London production):

Paul Taylor, Independent

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

William Moore, Evening Standard

Simon Edge, Express


Live internet streaming of Bolshoi company class, 13 August: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Feature – RNZB Dancers on dancing Swan Lake: Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald


Next week in London & Edinburgh: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review – Dance Heginbotham, Manhattan Research, throwaway, Twin: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Montreal Preview – 11th International Tango Festival: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette



Edinburgh Festival:


Review – MurleyDance, Double Bill: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Marketa Vacovska, One Step Before the Fall: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – VerTeDance, What is the weight of your desire: Donald Hutera, The List

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