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Links - Sunday 27, October 2013


Interview/Feature - Alexei Ratmansky Tackles The Tempest, NY: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Interview - Angelin Preljocaj. Biblical apocalypse inspired French dance maker - In an evening-length ballet, choreographer Angelin Preljocaj ponders the apocalypse. StarTribune


Review - Rambert, Subterrain, The Castaways, Comedy of Change, London: Kate Kellaway, Observer


News - Gergiev attacks Vaganova school amid Kolpakova rumours, Ismene Brown based on Russian papers, Ismene Brown Blog


Feature - Edward Watson and The Feeling: when ballet meets pop, Britain's leading ballet dancer stars in the video for Boy Cried Wolf, the title track from the band's fourth album, London: Vanessa Thorpe, Guardian.

...and the actual Guardian Video


Review - Boston Ballet, La Bayadere, Boston: Iris Fanger, Times & Courier


Review - Eifman Ballet, Anna Karenina, Hong Kong: Natasha Rogai, DanceTabs


Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Tutus on Tour: Flower Festival at Genzano, Don Quixote Wedding pas de Deux, Little Improvisations, FrENzy, Through to you, Peter and the Wolf, Hamilton: Debbie Bright, NZTheatreView


Review - Giordano Dance Chicago, Exit 4, Moving Sidewalks, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review - Gobbledegook and Moko Dance, In A Deep Dark Wood, London: Katie Colombus, TheArtsDesk

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Links – Monday, October 28, 2013


Obituary – Australian dancer, Laurel MartynValerie Lawson, Dancelines



Feature – ABT & Bringing Twyla Tharp’s Bach Partita Back: Marina HarssDanceTabs


Review – Sylvie Guillem6000 Miles Away, Melbourne: Chloe Smethurst, The Age


Tour Preview – Made at Sadler’s Wells, Afterlight, Faun, UNDANCE, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Tour Preview – English National Ballet, Le Corsaire, Oxford: David Bellan, Oxford Times


Review - Royal New Zealand BalletTutus on Tour: Flower Festival at Genzano, Don Quixote Wedding pas de Deux, Little Improvisations, FrENzy, Through to you, Peter and the Wolf, Auckland: Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald


Review – Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Quad Bill, DC: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post


Review – Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Cesena, En Atendant, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Concerto for Two Violins, Writing Ground, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Boris CharmatzLevée des Conflits Extended, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


News – Dance & Ballet in Sydney, 2014: Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview – Hong Kong Ballet, Dream of the Red Chamber, HK: Ysabelle Chung, TimeOut HK

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Links – Tuesday, October 29, 2013


Nikolai Tsiskaridze to head Vaganova School, Ulyana Lopatkina to be AD:

Reports - Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog    Moscow Times

Interview with Tsiskaridze: Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog

“Vaganova Staff in tears ….”: Fontanka via Ismene Brown Blog


Bolshoi’s Plans for New York Remain Unclear: Michael Cooper, NY Times


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella, New York:

Marina HarssDanceTabs

Sondra Forsyth, BWW

Wendy Perron – Season Overview, Dance Magazine


Review – Houston Ballet, Pacific, Twilight, Solo, PlayNY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, NY: Meghan FeeksHuffington Post


Tour Preview – Made at Sadler’s Wells, Afterlight, Faun, UNDANCE, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Hong Kong Ballet, Dream of the Red Chamber, HK: Natasha RogaiSouth China Morning Post


Review – Janice Parker, Private Party, Glasgow: Kelly ApterScotsman


Review – Edward Villella/Ice Theater of New York, Reveries, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Chitresh Das Dance Company, Shiva, Bhakti, SF: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle

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Links – Wednesday, October 30, 2013


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella, NY:

Joan AcocellaNew Yorker

Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

Deborah JowittArtsJournal/DanceBeat


Reviews – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, NY:

Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat

Tobi Tobias, ArtsJournal/Seeing Things


More on the evolving Vaganova/Tsiskaridze situation:

Ksenia Sobchak via Ismene Brown Blog

Judith MackrellGuardian


News – John Neumeier extends a further 4 years in Hamburg: AFP Staff via Yahoo


Brief Q&A – David Hallberg, Bolshoi Principal: Marina Dzhashi, Voice of Russia


Preview – Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek), Calgary: Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald


Tour Review – Made at Sadler’s Wells, Afterlight, Faun, UNDANCE, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Giordano Dance Chicago, EXit 4, Moving Sidewalks, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, AIR TWYLA Triple Bill, Seattle: Helene Kaplan, Danceviewtimes


Review – Zahra Killeen-Chance, To Be Glorified, Auckland: Raewyn Whyte, DanceTabs


Tour Feature – Earthfall, Chelsea Hotel, UK: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review – Robin Becker, Into Sunlight, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Boris CharmatzFlip Book, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


What’s On in November & December, from Bogota to Toronto: Elizabeth FarhiNY Times


Sergei Filin Attack – Trial opened yesterday: Natalya KrainovaMoscow Times  & elsewhere, everywhere

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Links – Thursday, October 31, 2013


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella, NY:

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal

Barnett SerchukBWW


Review – Boston Ballet, La BayadereBoston: Alan Helms, DanceTabs


Reviews– Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, NY:

Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal


Diana Vishneva criticises Tsiskaridze appointment: AFP, Telegraph


Review – Australian Ballet, Cinderella, Melbourne: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review – John HeginbothamDark Theater, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Hong Kong Ballet denies censorship allegations: Candy Chan/Danny MokSouth China Morning Post


Review – Hofesh Shechter, Sun, London: Judith Flanders, Arts Desk


Review – Susan Marshall & Company, Play/Pause, DC: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Made at Sadler’s Wells, Afterlight, Faun, UNDANCE, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan?, Herald


Preview – Shanghai Ballet, The Butterfly Lovers, Berkeley: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Review – Mora Godoy/Stephen Rayne, Chantecler Tango, Paris: Laura Cappelle, DanceTabs


Interview – Amina Khayyam on YermaUnattributed, Londondance


Review – Zhukov Dance Theatre, EnlightSF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Preview – Rosanna Gamson/World Wide, Layla Means Night, SF: Andrea Pflaumer, SF Examiner


Review – Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Writing Ground, SF: Rita FelcianoSF Bay Guardian


Review – 13th Floor Dance TheaterBeing Raymond Chandler, SF: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian

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Links – Friday, November 01 2013


Review – ABT, The Tempest, Theme and Variations, Aftereffect, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – John Heginbotham, Dark Theatre, New York: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Hofesh Schecter, Sun, London: 


Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Neil Norman, Stage

Keith Watson, Metro

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – American Repertory Ballet, Premieres, New Jersey:  Marina Kennedy, Broadway World


Feature – Dancing to the music of Benjamin Britten:  Richard Alston, Guardian


Feature – Quality marks Sadler’s Wells Dance, Home and on Road:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Neander, Blam, London:  Louise Levene, Telegraph


Review – Australian Ballet, Bodytorque. Technique., Sydney:  Deborah Jones, The Australian


Interview – Liam Mower, New Adventures:  Linda Ann Watt, Broadway World


Feature – Juliet Burnett on Injury and Rehabilitation Part 3DanceTabs


Comment – A is for Alternative:  Katie Columbus, Stage En Pointe


Review – Ballet, Inc., mixed programme, New York:  Kristen Dickerson, Broadway World


News – Bolshoi Acid Trial: 

Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

Ismene Brown, Blog

Ismene Brown, Blog


News – Tsiskaridze “too scandalous to run a school”:  Ismene Brown, Blog via Izvestia


Book Review – Carlos Acosta, Pig’s Foot:  Diana Evans, Guardian

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Links – Saturday, November 02 2013


Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, Opening Night Gala – Tempest, Theme and Variations, Aftereffect, New York: 

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Reviews – Hofesh Shecter, Sun, London: 

Clement Crisp, FT

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Donald Hutera, London Dance


Review – Keigwin and Company with NYCB Guests, Mattress Suite, Girls, Canvas, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – David Dorfman, Brian Brooks, Come, And Back Again, Run Don’t Run, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Review – Royal Danish Ballet & School, Come Fly Away, The Fable Maker, Copenhagen:  Jane Simpson, DanceTabs


Review – National Dance Company of Wales, Virtual Descent, Noces, Water Stories:  London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review – Anand Bhatt Dance, Cooperiere, London:  Laura Walsh, One Stop Arts


Review – Washington Ballet, Giselle, Washington:  Sarah Halzack, Washington Post


Feature – NYCB’s Tiler Peck pirouettes into a new Web series:  Leigh Witchel, NY Post


Review – Eifman Ballet, Anna Karenina, Hong Kong:  Kevin Ng, Timeout Hong Kong


Reviews – Milwaukee Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Milwaukee: 

Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Emily Carl, Milwaukee Examiner


Review – Momix, Botanica, Seattle:  Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times


Review – NY2Dance, Oasis, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review – Tatyana Tenenbaum, Private Country, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Room 100, Eisa Jocson, C8H11NO2, Macho Dancer, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature – Bokaer and Arsham, Occupant, Washington:  Celia Wren, Washington Post


Preview – Parsons Dance, mixed programme inc. Caught, Fairfax Virginia:  Nora FitzGerald:  Washington Post


Preview – 10 Hairy Legs, mixed programme, New Jersey:  Robert Johnson, Star Ledger


Interview – Avatara Ayuso:  Laura Dodge, London Dance


Feature – Harlem troupe cancellation reveals hole in Toronto dance scene:  Martin Knelman, Toronto Star


Review – Tulsa Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tulsa:  James D Watts Jr, Tulsa World


News – Gergiev’s Grand Plan is still on the cards:  Ismene Brown, Blog via Izvestia









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