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Links - Sunday 22, September 2013

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Cinderella, Melbourne:

Chloe Smethurst, The Age

Michelle Potter, Michelle Potter on Dancing

Feature - Australian Ballet, Cinderella, Melbourne: Amanda Dunn, Canberra Times

 

Feature - Dance Movers and Shapers in NY - List of 10, NY: Alastair Macaulay, Brian Seibert and Gia Kourlas: NY Times

 

News - London's Most Influential Dance Figures ( on Evening Standard's Power 1000 List), London: Sarah Kearney, London Dance

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Swan Lake, NY: Tobi Tobias, Seeing Things

 

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, Othello, Stuttgart: Ilona Landgraf, DanceView Times

 

News - Urin puts home talent first at the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow: Ismene Brown / Izvestia translation, Ismene Brown Blog

 

Interview - Christopher Hampson on his 'brutal' Rites of Spring, Glasgow: Kelly Apter, The List

 

Preview/Interview - Scottish Ballet to go on razzle by putting on its glad rags, Elite Syncopations, Rite of Spring, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

Interview - Crystal Pite: 'I'm trying to excavate the truth', part of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet bill, London: Luke Jennings, Observer

 

News - Chicago Tribune critic Sid Smith has retired, Chicago: Letter to Editor from Ashley Wheater (Joffey AD), Chicago Tribune

 

Preview - Boston Ballet goes big for 50th season, Boston: Katie Eastman, Boston

 

News - Boston Ballet Draws Crowd Of Thousands To Free Performance On Common, Boston: CBS Boston

 

Review – Arthur Pita, Metamorphosis: NY: Laura Marsh, NY Review of Books

 

Review - Jasmin Vardimon Company, Justitia, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Keith Watson, Metro

Tiffany Pritchard, Londonist

Sara Veale, Exeunt

Review - Northern Ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Newcastle: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express

 

Review - West Australian Ballet, Onegin, Perth: Cicely Binford, Australian Stage

 

Interview - Darcey Bussell: 'Mum sent me to ballet class to control my clumsiness', London: John Hind, Guardian

 

Review - firstthingsfirst productions, DanceWorks/NextSteps - choreography by Peggy Baker, Valerie Calam and Mélanie Demers, Toronto: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

 

Feature - Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Dance Project, Young dancers pick up creative baton, Auckland: Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald

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Links - Monday 23, September 2013

 

Interview - Tamara Rojo, English National Ballet, London: Louise Levene, Spectator

 

Interview - Dancing to the stars with Darcey Bussell - and Genée International Ballet Competition, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Interviews - Brenda Lee Grech and Victor Zarallo, Scottish Ballet's hot young talents tell how their mutual passion for dance fuelled their off-stage relationship, Glasgow: Maria Croce, Daily Record

 

Interview - Aakash Odedra, Dance warrior confronts new way of moving, London via Brisbane: Sharon Verghis, Australian

 

Review - Australian Ballet, Cinderella, Melbourne:

Deborah Jones, deborahjones.me

Heather Bloom, Australian Stage

Review - Lyon Opera Ballet, Limb’s Theorem, Lyon: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Review - Joffrey Ballet, Russian Masters: Adagio, Allegro Brillante, Rite of Spring, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Arthur Pita, Metamorphosis, NY: Robert Johnson, Star Ledger

 

Review - West Australian Ballet, Onegin, Perth: Narelle Towie, WA Today

 

Review - Leigh Warren and Dancers, Not According to Plan, Adelaide: Alan Brissenden, Australian

 

Review - Fall Festival of Indian Arts - Daniel Phoenix Singh, Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company and Madhavi Mudgal, Washington: Pamela Squires, Washington Post

 

Feature - Power of the corps: Important dancers form foundation of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh: Mark Kanny, TribLive

 

Review - Boston Ballet, Night of Stars Gala, Boston: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe

 

Review - Escape Artists, Director: Marian McDermott. Choreographers: Georgie Goater, Jessie McCall, Grace Woollett, Gemma Herbison, Monica Logan, Auckland: Briar Wilson, NZ TheatreView

 

Review - John J Zullo Dance/Raw Movement, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview - Fall for Dance Festival Turns 10 - The Difference a Decade Makes, NY: Lizzie Simon, WSJ

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Links - Tuesday 24, September 2013

 

Feature List - Top ten 20th century dancers, Glasgow: By staff, Glasgow Evening Times

Interesting list - no idea who compiled it and how you rank past dancers against new...

 

News - Matthew Golding to Join The Royal Ballet, London, Press release, DanceTabs

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Spectral Evidence, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, FT

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Fall Gala, NY:

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

Mary Cargill, DanceViewTimes

Book Review - Nijinsky by Lucy Moore, London: James Davidson, London review of Books

 

Review - Tanztheater Wuppertal - Pina Bausch, The Rite of Spring, Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, CultureKiosque

 

Review - Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Random Works, from 10 Choreographers - Robert Binet, Catarina Carvalho, Travis Clausen-Knight, Michael-John Harper, Nina Kov, Anna Nowak, Morgann Runacre-Temple, Fukiko Takase, Alexander Whitley, Jessica Wright. London: Lise Smith, DanceTabs

 

Review - Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Thinking with the Body exhibition, London: Katja Vaghi, One Stop Arts

 

Review - Fall for Dance Festival: wrk by Streb Extreme Action Company, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, New York City Ballet, Paul Taylor Company, NY: Martha Sherman, DanceViewTimes

 

Review - West Australian Ballet, Onegin, Perth: Deborah Jones, Australian

 

Review - Jessica Lang Dance, Lines Cubed, The Calling, Houston: Adam Castaneda, Houston Press

 

Preview - Beyonce dancer Ebony Williams on her work with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, The List

 

Review - Susan Marshall, Play/Pause, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review - Barrowland Ballet/Natasha Gilmore, Tiger Tale, Tiger, Musselburgh: Thom Dibdin, Stage

 

Review - Melissa Jones: Disquiet, Jonathan Homsey: Together As One, Melbourne: Chloe Smethurst, Age

 

Review - Jessica Chen, Never was Broken, NY: Jennifer Thompson, Examiner

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Links - Wednesday 25, September 2013

 

Review - Paris Opera Ballet, La Dame aux camélias, Paris: Laura Cappelle, FT

 

News/Feature - Saburo Teshigawara: Acclaimed dancer works with Paris Opera Ballet and opens studio, Tokyo: Hideki Sukenari, Japan News

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Fall Gala, Roberto Bolle and Friends, Gala, Arthur Pita, Metamorphosis, NY: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Fall Gala, NY: Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat

 

Review – Arthur Pita, Metamorphosis, NY:

Robert Greskovic, WSJ

Elizabeth Zimmer, Metro US

Review - Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Thinking with the Body exhibition, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Review - Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Random Works, from 10 Choreographers - Robert Binet, Catarina Carvalho, Travis Clausen-Knight, Michael-John Harper, Nina Kov, Anna Nowak, Morgann Runacre-Temple, Fukiko Takase, Alexander Whitley, Jessica Wright. London: Jaime Robles, One Stop Arts

 

Interview - Santo Loquasto has designs on Twyla Tharp premiere at Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Preview/Feature - Pacific Northwest Ballet debuts its talented new status symbol - a new Twyla Tharp ballet, Seattle: Alice Kaderlan, Crosscut

 

Feature - New York Theatre Ballet and Ballet School NY facing an uncertain future, NY: Marina Harss, New Yorker

 

Review - Dance Mission Theater: Choreographer showcase, Gregory Dawson/Zaccho Dance Theatre: fabbrica materasso d'argento, SF: Rita Felciano, SFBG

 

Preview - Gallim Dance / Andrea Miller, Fold Here, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

News - Culture Minister Medinsky meets Tsiskaridze about Bolshoi situation, Moscow: Ismene Brown / ITAR-TASS translation, Ismene Brown Blog

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Links – Thursday, September 26, 2013

 

Reviews – New York City Ballet, Four Temperaments, Episodes, Symphony in Three Movements:

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Edinburgh Festival:

A long Review & Reflection – Scottish Ballet & Others, 4 days of Dance Odysseys: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Bolshoi - Filin says he would accept Tsiskaridze’s return:  TASS, via Ismene Brown's Blog

 

Twin Cities Review – Hubbard Street Dance, Quad Bill: Caroline Palmer, Star Tribune

 

Review – Houston Ballet, The Merry Widow: Adam Castaneda, Houston Press

 

NY Preview – Andrea Miller/Gallim Dance, Fold Here: Susan Reiter, NY Times

 

SF Preview – Bodytraffic, Kollide: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle

 

Feature – Alberta Ballet, Madame Butterfly: Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald

 

London Reviews – Zoo Nation, Unplugged:

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Vera Liber, BTG

 

LA Reviews – David Roussève/Reality, Stardust:

Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times

Jean Lenihan, Arts Journal (Fresh Pencil)

 

Rehearsal Video – Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Sleeping Beauty (Eks): Allen McInnis, Montreal Gazette

 

Miami’s Top 5 Dance Events, 2013-14: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

 

MacArthur Fellowships for Abraham & Ratmansky: Marina Harss, Random Thoughts blog

 

News – RAD Genée Competition: Pauline McLean, BBC Scotland

 

Book Preview – Misty Copeland, Life in Motion: Rhonesha Byng, Huffington Post

 

 

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Links – Friday, September 27, 2013

 

Review – New York City Ballet, Balanchine Black & White Bill: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Glasgow Reviews – Scottish Ballet, Rite of Spring, Elite Syncopations:

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Mary Brennan presumably, Herald

 

Salford Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty: James Stanley, What's On Stage

 

NY Fall for Dance Reviews:

Richard Alston Co, Devil in the Detail; Gabriel Missé & Analia Centurion, Esencia de Tango: Justin Peck, The Bright Motion; Jelon Vieira, Fé do Sertão

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Leigh Witchel, NY Post

Tobi Tobias on Sara Mearns, Arts Journal (Seeing Things)

 

Brisbane Review – Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, Rite of Spring, Petrushka: Deborah Jones, The Australian

 

Interview – Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s Ebony Williams: Londondance

 

Reviews - Megan Springer, Flutter; John J Zullo Dance/Raw Movement, ALL what THIS do etc: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal (DanceBeat)

 

Book Review – The Royal New Zealand Ballet at 60: Lynne Lancaster, Performing Arts Hub

 

Feature/Interview – Ballet Black/Cassa Pancho: Ruth McKee, North London Newspapers

 

Pirouettes Study – A ballerina’s brain holds the secret: Science 2.0

…. And with less detail but more Darcey: Sam Webb, Daily Mail

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Links – Saturday, September 28, 2013

 

Feature – Sir Peter Wright & Birmingham Royal Ballet: Roz Laws, Birmingham Post

 

Interview – David Bintley, BRB & Still Life at the Penguin Café: Birmingham Post

 

Video Feature – Carlos Acosta tackles Don Quixote: BBC News

 

Interview – POB’s Mathias Heymann: Laura Cappelle, Novosti via Bella Figura

 

Reviews– New York City Ballet:

Fall Gala & Balanchine Bill: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

Fall Gala: Tobi Tobias, Arts Journal (Seeing Things)

Fall Gala: Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine

 

NJ Review – Andrea Miller/Gallim Dance, Fold Here: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

NY Radio Feature – Ballet Startups - New Directions in Ballet?: Pia Catton, Wall St Journal

 

NY Fall for Dance Festival:

Feature – Susan Reiter, Playbill Arts

Review – Program 1: Anna Rogovoy, Dance Pulp

 

Review – Cairo Opera Ballet Company, Zorba: Nihad Allam, AhramOnline

 

London Review – Zoo Nation, Unplugged: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Who are the world’s greatest ballet partners?  Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Tour Review – Russell Maliphant Company, Still Current: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

 

Tour Review – Mark Bruce Company, Dracula: Mark Kidel, Arts Desk

 

DC Exhibition – Dancing the Dream, National Portrait Gallery: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Feature – Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s Ebony Williams: Lyndsey Winship, Time Out London

 

SF Review – Bodytraffic, And at midnight…, o2Joy, Kollide: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Melbourne Review – Megan Beckwith, Parallax: Chloe Smethurst, The Age

 

UK - Next week’s dance choices: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

 

Bolshoi Latest:

Tsiskaridze may get a last dance: Novosti via Ismene Brown blog

Theatre Director says that Sergei Filin still on sick leave: Russiskiya Gazeta via Ismene Brown blog

 

 

Not Charles Ives’ Unanswered Question but apparently William Forsythe’s, on a bill with other unidentified things - National Ballet of Uruguay: Maurice Gent, Oman Daily Observer

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