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Links – Sunday, August 11, 2013


Review – Bolshoi Ballet in London, Sleeping Beauty, Clifford Bishop, Independent


London Review – Frederik Rydman, Swan Lake Unloaded: Ruaridh Nicoll, Observer


Roundhouse Review – Random Dance Company, Azimuth (McGregor): Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Interview – Australian Ballet’s Lucinda Dunn: Elissa Blake, Canberra Times


Jacob’s Pillow Previews – Wendy Whelan & Choreographers, Restless Creature:

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

Elaine Stuart, Boston Globe

Staff, Broadway World


Jacob’s Pillow Review – Jessica Lang Dance, Mixed Bill: Janine Parker, Boston Globe


NY Fringe Festival Preview – Ramya Ramnarayan, Shyama: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger


Brooklyn Arts Festival Review – Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Closer, Night Box, Harry: Katharine Morales, Broadway World



Edinburgh Festival:


Review – Cambuyón: Kelly Apter, Edinburgh Festival


Review – Mirenka Cechova, S/He is Nancy Joe: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Crying Out Loud, Flown: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Interrupted: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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Links – Monday, August 12, 2013


Review – Bolshoi Ballet in London, Sleeping Beauty, Jeffrey Taylor, Express


NY Ballet v6.0 Season Reviews, Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, Swan Lake pdd, Afternoon of a Faun, Camille Claudel

Company C Contemporary Ballet, Railroad Joint, For Your Eyes Only, Polyglot, For Use in Subhuman Primates Only


LA Review – Lula Washington Dance Theatre & Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Mixed Bill: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times


Melbourne Review – Moses Pendleton/Momix, Botanica: Chloe Smethurst, The Age


Sydney Review – Dirty Feet & Chronology Arts, Morphic, Quest, shudder: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


SF Review – Casebolt and Smith, O(h): Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


West Australian Ballet – More questions than answers: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Feature – Troy Schumacher & Ashley Laracey: Leigh Witchel, NY Post


Edinburgh Festival:


Previews – Scottish Ballet & Scottish Dance Theatre, Dance Odysseys:

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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Links – Tuesday, August 13, 2013


Bolshoi Ballet, London 2013:


Review - Jewels:  Judith Flanders, Arts Desk


Rehearsal footage - Jewels: Telegraph


Feature - how the past shapes the present: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Sergei Filin in London: AFP via France 24


Reminder – Bolshoi Class being live streamed @ 11:00:  Telegraph


Review – West Side Story (London Production): Lise Smith, Londondance


Dance Umbrella 2013 Preview – Robyn Orlin, an unorthodox beauty: Donald Hutera, Londondance


Melbourne Review – Shaun Parker & Company, Happy As Larry: Jordan Beth Vincent, Sydney Morning Herald


New York Review – Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Closer, Night Box:  Katherine Morales, Broadway World


LA Review - Lula Washington Dance Theatre and New York’s Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Turn the page, We wore the mask, Ode to the 60s, Love is…., I wonder why, Moonlight, The Curve, On Holiday, Moonlight, Testament, Choke:  Laura Bleiberg, LA Times


New York Review - Gabriel Missé and Analía Centurión Dance Tango: Alistair Macauley, NY Times



Edinburgh Festival:


Review - Fleurs de Cimetiere/ Age Freckles and Other Tall Stories:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Fringe Dance Reviews – Fleurs de Cimetiere, Vertadance, 2faced Dance:  Mary Brennan, The Herald, Scotland


Review - Circa: Wunderkammer:  Dominic Cavendish, Telegraph



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Links – Wednesday, August 14, 2013



Obituary – David Howard:


Valerie Lawson, DanceLines

Bolshoi Ballet, London 2013:


Review – Jewels: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Review – Jewels: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Review – Jewels: Lindsey Winship, Evening Standard

Review – Jewels: Graham Watts, London Dance

Gallery – Emeralds (from Jewels): Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

Interview – Osipova/Vasiliev: Jessica Duchen, Independent

Review – Sleeping Beauty (Krysanova/Ovcharenko): Neil Norman, Express

Mini feature – Filin watches London Tour:

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Moscow (AFP), Fox News


New York Review – Downtown Festival: Alistair Macaulay, NY Times


New York Review - NY Ballet v6.0 Season Review: Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal


New York Review – Whim W’him Company, Flower Festival, The Sofa, Monster: Apollinaire Scherr, FT


San Francisco Report - Performing Diaspora Symposium: Robert Avila, SF Bay Guardian


Feature – Film maker Toa Fraser on his RNZB film Giselle: Tom Cardy, The Dominion


Feature – Ten tips for the novice dance reviewer: Kate Columbus, Stage En Pointe


Feature - Contemporary Choreographers Muse About Dance Muse Katie Dehler: Debra Levine, Huffington Post


Feature - The Visionary Russian Entrepreneur Who Hired Picasso, Stravinsky and Balanchine to Revolutionize the Ballet: Ellen Rolfes, PBS News Hour


Feature - Kathy Balngayngu Marika and Bangarra Dance Theatre: Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Feature – Joffrey Ballet School celebrates 60th anniversary: Broadway World


South Africa Review – Cape Town City Ballet, Sleeping Beauty: Theresa Smith, Independent Online


Melbourne Review – Momix, Botanica: Lee Bemrose, Australian Stage



Edinburgh Festival:


Review – Contemporary Legend Theatre, Metamorphosis: Mark Monahan, Telegraph

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Links – Thursday, August 15, 2013



Bolshoi Ballet, London 2013:


Review – Jewels:  Clement Crisp, FT

Review - Jewels:  Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Rehearsal video – Smirmova and Chudin in Swan Lake:  Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


New York Review – Whim W’him Company, Flower Festival, The Sofa, Monster:  Alistair Macaulay, New York Times


San Francisco News – Damian Smith retiring from SFB at end of 2014 season:  Leba Hertz, San Francisco Chronicle


Interview -  Xin Lili - Artistic Director, Shanghai Ballet:  David Mead, London Dance


Feature – Shanghai Ballet, Jane Eyre, London:  Broadway World


Toronto Feature – Dance Made in Canada Festival:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


 Guest blog – Stephen Campanella of American Repertory Ballet, On varied repertoryBroadway World


South Africa Review – Cape Town City Ballet, Sleeping Beauty:  Jessica Taylor, Biz Community


Feature – Ballet Philippines upcoming season:  Nico Erle Ciriaco, Business Mirror


Video feature – Mexican Boys defy macho society to learn ballet:  BBC News


Interview – Philip Glass:  Laura Barnett, Guardian



Edinburgh Festival:

Review – Modi Theatre, A Romance:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Review - Circa: Wunderkammer:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Review – Tangram:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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Links – Friday, August 16, 2013


Bolshoi Ballet, London 2013:

Review – Jewels:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Feature – The Miracle that is Olga Smirnova: Leo Schofield, Dancelines


Shanghai Ballet, Jane Eyre, London 2013:

Review - Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Review - Rosamund Urwin, Evening Standard

Review - Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk

Review – Neil Norman, Stage

Review – Siobhan Murphy, Metro

Review – Neil Norman, Express

Gallery – Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


New York Review – Ballet Collective, The Impulse wants company, Epistastis:  Mary Cargill, DanceView Times


Jacob’s Pillow Review – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature:  Ken Ross, The Republican


Feature – Wendy Whelan:  Tobi Tobias, Arts Journal


San Francisco Review – Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, Awkward Beauty, Triptych, The Devil Ties My Tongue:  Aimee Ts’ao, DanceTabs


London Review – Zoo Nation, Groove on down the road:  Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Feature – Wild Applause, Secretly Choreographed at the Bolshoi Theatre:  Ellen Barry, NY Times


Feature – Modern Boys want to be dancers rather than firemen:  Steve Hawkes, Telegraph


Q&A – Daniel Ulbricht (ABT):  Katie Dravenstott, Theatre Jones


Edinburgh Festival:


Review – Death and Gardening:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Review – Seckford Theatre, Rosemary:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

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Links – Saturday August 17, 2013


Review - Bolshoi BalletThe Flames of Paris, London: Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph


Ivan Vasiliev speaks ahead of dancing in Flames of Paris: Ju Zhang, Telegraph video


Review - Wendy Whelan et alRestless Creature, Jacob’s Pillow: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Shanghai BalletJane Eyre, London:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Sara Veale, Exeunt


Review - West Side Story, London: William Moore, Evening Standard


Review - ZooNationGroove on Down the Road, London:

Sarah Frater, The Stage

Rachel Nouchi, Londondance

Laura Dodge, Londonist


Review - Downtown Dance Festival, classical Indian dance, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - dance: made in canada/fait au canada (d:mic/fac) Festival, Toronto: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Review - O Vertigo DanseLa Vie Qui Bat, Jacob’s Pillow: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Interview - Siobhan Davies, talking about Rotor and the Roundhouse: Fiona Campbell, Run Riot


Interview - Elizabeth Kendall talks about her book Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut NY


Preview - Drive East Indian dance festival, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Preview - Akram KhaniTMOi, Sydney: Stephanie Bunbury, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - GOlive, a new dance festival, London: TimeOut London


Preview - Bangarra Dance TheatreKinship: Phillippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Interview - Gene Schiavone, dance photographer: Andrew and Ellen Dobbyn-Blackmore, Huffington Post


Interview - Jordan Matter, photographer of Dancers Among Us: Kira M. Newman, Tech Cocktail


Macho Mexico's ballet boys grow by leaps and bounds: Will Grant, BBC News


Do reality TV shows really influence girls' career choices?: Louisa Peacock, The Telegraph





Review - Oxygen - Colours: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review - Demon BarbersThe Lock In: Kelly Apter, The List


Review - Claire CunninghamMénage à Trois: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review - 2Faced Dance CompanyOut of His Skin: Kelly Apter, The List


Preview - Dance at the Edinburgh Festival(s): Carmel Smith, Londondance


This week’s new dance (Edinburgh) Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

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