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Links – Sunday, September 1 2013



Obituary – Anna Volkova Barnes:  Valerie Lawson, DanceLines



London Review – ZooNation, Groove on Down the Road:  Luke Jennings, Guardian


Preview – This week’s new dance, UK:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


New Jersey Review – New Jersey Tap Fest, Tap ‘n’ Time:  Marina Kennedy, Broadway World


Jacob’s Pillow Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, The Rite of Spring, Rust:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Feature – Jacob’s Pillow, Artists with Pittsburgh ties…. :  Sara Bauknecht, Pittsburgh Gazette


New Zealand Review – New Zealand Dance Company, Rotunda:

 Raewyn Whyte, NZ Theatreview

Felicity Molloy, NZ Theatreview



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Seattle Review – Seattle Shakespeare Company, Othello the Remix:  Sharon Cohen, Seattle Times


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Links – Monday September 2, 2013


Review - Australian BalletLa SylphidePaquita, Melbourne:

Eamonn Kelly, The Australian

Mark Pearce, Crikey


Review - Scottish BalletPierrot Lunaire, Edinburgh: Kathy Elgin, DanceTabs


Review - Emmanuel GatThe Goldlandbergs, Berlin: J. Kelly Nestruck, Globe and Mail


Review - Hong Kong Dance CompanyMasquerade, Hong Kong: Natasha Rogai, DanceTabs


Review - Bricolage Dance Movement and Friends, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Anna Buonomo/Bricolage Dance MovementStory of a Night Pianist

Exzeb Dance CompanyArtism

Company QuirkEcho

David WakerRising Pheasant


Review - Akram KhaniTMOi, Sydney: Valerie Lawon, Dancelines


Review - Ballet on TVBunheadsBreaking Pointe etc: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


The best dance of autumn 2013 (London): Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Carlos Acosta movie actor: Alice Jones, The Independent


Review - KanKouran West African Dance CompanyDjinafoliMandiani,Washington: Sarah Halzack, Washington Post


It’s a small world, the dance world: Michael Kaiser, Huffington Post


Preview - The Jump Off, ten years of the hip hop competition: Lyndsey Winship, TimeOut London


Preview - FringeArts festival, Philadelphia: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


West Side Story & Leap Confronting Conflict charity in partnership: Carmel Smith, Londondance


The Stepmother wears Schiaparelli - designs for Australian Ballet’s Cinderella: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review - Viva Eclectika, Auckland: Linda Ashley, NZ Theatreview


Commercial alert


The secret smell of ballet: Kay Young, Telegraph Beauty supplement

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Links – Tuesday September 3, 2013


Review - Hong Kong BalletSwan Lake, Hong Kong: Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post


Profile - Sarah van Patten, San Francisco Ballet: Allan Ulrich, Dance Magazine


Q&A - Edward Watson and Arthur Pita's Metamorphosis: Laura Cappelle, Dance Magazine


Review - Sydney Dance CompanyLes IlluminationsSimple Symphony, Sydney: Clive Paget, Limelight


Preview - Australian Ballet’s 2014 season (includes La Bayadère with live snakes):

Catherine Lambert, Herald Sun

Charlotte Moore, Limelight


Review - Ballet PhilippinesGiselle, Manila: Rina Angela Corpus, GMA News


Tanztheater Wuppertal Evolves without Bausch: Laura Cappelle, Dance Magazine


Rumors and departures continue to shake the Bolshoi Theatre: D. Garrison Golubock, Moscow Times


If ballet shoes could kill…: Hazel Chua, OhGizmo!

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Links – Wednesday September 4, 2013


Review - Australian BalletLa Sylphide, Melbourne: Heather Bloom, Australian Stage


Review - Hong Kong BalletSwan Lake: Kevin Ng, TimeOut Hong Kong


Angelin Preljocaj returns to NYCB: Terry Trucco, Playbill Arts


New York Baroque Dance Company workshop: Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, New York Times


Preserving and changing steps in ballet: Stephen Campanella, Broadway World


Interview - Dusan Tynek, choreographer: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut New York


Preview - Australian Ballet, 2014 season: Phillipa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - Laguna Ballet Festival, Laguna Beach: Michael Miller, LA Times


Will Self muses about Gangnam Style and the zombie economy: New Statesman


Review - Hagley Dance CompanyPersonae, Christchurch NZ: Kate Sullivan, NZ Theatreview

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Links – Thursday September 5, 2013


Review - Alain PlatelC(h)oeurs, Brussels: Shirley Apthorp, Financial Times


Live screening of opera and ballet - everybody’s doing it: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Interview - Sara Mearns, NYCB Principal: Ryan Wenzel, Brooklyn Rail


Review - Anna BuonomoStory Of a Night Pianist, London: Katie Colombus, The Stage


Interview - Liz Gerring, choreographer: Nancy Dalva, Brooklyn Rail


Review - The Place, Touch Wood season, London: Vikki Vile, One Stop Arts


Choreographer Ben Wright, the Russians, and homophobia: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


$2 million grant to bolster ABT’s JKO School training programs: Felicia R. Lee, New York Times


Preview - Matthew BourneSleeping Beauty, Australia (cinema release): Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Australian Ballet 2014 seasonDeborah Jones


Houston Ballet’s new seasonBroadway World


Would you let your little girl pole dance?: Antonia Hoyle, Daily Mail

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Links - Friday 6, September 2013


Review - Australian Ballet, La Sylphide, Paquita, Melbourne:

Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age

Michelle Potter, Michelle Potter on Dancing

Preview - Australian Ballet’s 2014 season, Melbourne: Matthew Westwood, Australian


Review – Akram Khan, iTMOi, Sydney:

Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

Michelle Potter, Michelle Potter on Dancing

Review - Scottish Ballet, Cesc Gelabert, Dance Odysseys, Edinburgh: Lucy Ribchester, The List


Review - Dusan Tynek, Romanesco Suite, NY:

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Preview - Sydney Dance Company/Australian Chamber Orchestra, Project Rameau, Canberra: Michelle Potter, Canberra Times


Interview - Tiler Peck, New York City Ballet dancer, wins title role in ‘Little Dancer’ at Kennedy Center, Washington: Peter Marks, Washington post


Feature - Ellen Price, ballet's first film star, The 1903 black-and-white film may be jerky, but the Danish ballerina's technique still impresses a century after its recording, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review - Nat Cursio Co, Private Dances, Melbourne: Chloe Smethurst, The Age


Feature - Arts and music groups use small events to bring audiences closer, NY: Peggy McGlone, Star-Ledger


Review - Stomp, Canberra: Michelle Potter, Canberra Times


News - New York Theater Ballet Is Seeking New Home After Building Is Sold, NY: Felicia R. Lee, NY Times


Vague Dance Related Film Review - Brian De Palma's 'Passion': More dancing in the dark, a la Jerome Robbins, LA: David Ng, LA Times

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Links - Saturday 7, September 2013


Interview - Bill T. Jones, Houston: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chron


Blog - Jarkko Lehmus Blog: Agitator Borealis, Helsinki: Jarkko Lehmus, DanceTabs


Book Review - Nijinsky: A Life by Lucy Moore, Sydney: Jordan Beth Vincent, Sydney Review of Books


Book Review - The Making of Markova by Tina Sutton, Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Preview - Washington Dance - Innovation — and staples — abound in fall 2013 dance schedule, Washington: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Video Feature - Boy Don't Break: meet the world-class breakdancing contestants, London: Red Bull, Guardian


Review - Diavolo, Fluid Infinities (Philip Glass' Third Symphony), LA: Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

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Interview/Preview - Josh Beamish: Pleasure and pain - Choreographer explores love's challenges with stellar collective of ballet artists, Vancouver: Deborah Meyers, Vancouver Sun


Review - Newton Moraes, Brazil: the Land of Tears and Soul, Totonto, Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


News - Manga exhibition reveals ballet’s beauty, struggles, Kyoto: Tomoko Nishida, Japan News


News - Boulder Ballet appoints new executive director - Wrenn Combs, Boulder: Aimee Heckel, Daily Camera


News - New Latin-themed ballet troupe forming in San Antonio, San Antonio: Jasmina Wellinghoff, Express News


View - How Can we Find Peace in a Troubled World?, USA: Alan E. Hall, Meridian Magazine

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