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Links – Sunday November 10, 2013


Review - American Ballet TheatreTheme and VariationsThe Moor’s PavaneA Month in the CountryPiano Concerto #1, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Preview - Mark MorrisAllegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Australian BalletLa SylphidePaquita, Sydney:

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Deborah Jones


Review - Richard Alston Dance CompanyPhaedraLachrymaeHölderlin FragmentsIlluminations, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Review - Sidi Larbi CherkaouiM¡longa, London: Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Ballet West at 50The FirebirdPetite MortWho Cares?, Salt Lake City: Melissa Hurst, Broadway World


Review - Paige CaldarellaOff-Center, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review - Compagnie Marie ChouinardHenri Michaux: MouvementsGymnopédies, NY: Marina Kennedy, Broadway World


Preview - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Crystal Pite’s Emergence, Seattle: Florangela Davila, Crosscut


Tsiskaridze may unite Petersburg and Moscow ballet ‘schools’, says Minister: Ismene Brown/Newsru.com


Interview - Larry Keigwin: Scott Alexander Hess, Huffington Post


Hurricane Sandy and dance in New York, 1 year on: Lane Harwell, Huffington Post


New dance in London - Liang/Maliphant/Wheeldon, RB mixed bill: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Preview - Miami City Ballet learns Ballo della Regina from Merrill Ashley: Jan Sjostrom, Palm Beach Daily News


Preview - Hofesh Schechter CompanySun, NY: Jack Anderson, New York Times


Music video - Susan MarshallStop: Debra Levine, artsmeme


Film review - Love Tomorrow: Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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Links – Monday November 11, 2013


Review - The Royal BalletChromaThe Human SeasonsThe Rite of Spring, London:

Sarah Kent, The Arts Desk

Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

photo gallery by Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Suzanne Farrell BalletPas de DixDuo ConcertantTempo di ValseAgon, Washington:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review - Australian BalletLa SylphidePaquita, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - National Ballet of CanadaSwan Lake (Kudelka), Toronto: Michael Crabb, The Star


Review - New Zealand BalletTutus on Tour, Hamilton: Holly Shanahan, NZ Theatreview


Review - Jonah BokaerOccupant, Washington: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post


Review - Nexus Project, new company, unnamed show, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review - Kunst-StoffThose Golden Years98-13Solo for Yannis, SF: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - Fuego Flamenco IX festival, Washington: Paula Durbin, Washington Post


Review - Sidi Larbi CherkaouiMilonga, London: Stu Black, Londonist


Preview - Reggie WilsonMoses(es), NY: Marina Harss blog


Review - Diablo BalletA Swingin’ HolidayCompulsiveOur Waltz Trilogy, Walnut Creek: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - Wild CardGlasshouses (Lewis Major); Portland (Marcos Morau); Appel (Michael Riviere), London: William Drew, Exeunt


Review - Pacific Northwest BalletEmergence (Crystal Pite); Petite MorteSechs TänzeForgotten Land (Kylian), Seattle: Rosemary Jones, Seattle Dance Examiner


Review - Kowhiti Dance 2013, Wellington NZ: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


Review - Sixth International Body Music Festival, SF: Molly Colin, San Francisco Classical Voice


Russia - Ministry ‘may try to obstruct’ Tsiskaridze rivalsIsmene Brown/ Izvestia

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Links – Tuesday, November 12, 2013


Review - The Royal Ballet, Chroma, The Human Seasons, The Rite of Spring, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Graham Watts, LondonDance

Sarah Frater, Stage

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Keith Watson, Metro

Interview - Choreographer Mark Morris: 'I can be very scary'. He may be nearing 60 but Mark Morris has no time for looking back. The great choreographer is too busy swearing, feuding – and creating dazzling dance. Judith Mackrell sees him in action. London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Season Review - American Ballet Theater. Critic’s Notebook - Two Weeks That Kindle Hope. A Fall Season of Grand Revival for American Ballet Theater. NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - American Ballet Theatre, Gong, A Month in the Country, Piano Concerto #1,

NY: Mary Cargill, DanceViewTimes


Interview/Preview - Akram Khan, Desh, Ottawa: Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Review - Akram Khan, Desh, NY: Martha Sherman, DanceViewTimes


Review - National Ballet of Canada, Swan Lake, Toronto:

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

Interview/Feature - José Manuel Carreño Lands at Ballet San Jose, San Jose: Janice Berman, SFCV


Review - Pacific Northwest Ballet, Kylian + Pite: Emergence, Forgotten Land, Petite Mort, Sechs Tänze, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Review - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, milonga, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Cristina de Lucas, One Stop Arts

Review - Maria Hassabi, Premiere, NY:

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Deborah Jowitt, DanceBeat

Siobhan Burke, NY Times

Review - David Hughes Dance, Something Old, Something New: Adagietto, Spitfire, Walking Shadow, Edinburgh:

Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Thom Dibdin, Stage

Review - San Francisco Ballet, Cinderella, NY: Michael Popkin, DanceViewTimes


Review - Richard Alston Dance Company, Phaedra, Lachrymae, Hölderlin Fragments, Illuminations, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Review - Earthfall, Chelsea Hotel, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review - Martha Graham Dance Company, Chronicle, The Incense, Gnossienne, Maple Leaf Rag, Lamentation and others, LA: Mark Swed, LA Times


Preview - National Dance Company Wales, Company offers triple bill on first visit to Glasgow, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, Herald

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Links – Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Chroma, The Human Seasons, Rite of SpringLondon:

Gerald DowlerClassical Source

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Neil Norman, Express


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Piano Concerto #1, The Tempest, New York: Barnett SerchukBWW


Review – Stanislavsky Ballet, La Bayadere, Moscow: Raymond Stults, Moscow Times


Review – Ballet PreljocajAnd then, one thousand years of peace, New York: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Reviews – National Ballet of Canada, Swan Lake, Toronto:

Dana Glassman, National Post

Andrew Moran, Examiner.com


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Kylian + Pite Bill, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Review – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, milongaLondon: Sanjoy Roy, Londondance


Review – National Dance Company of Wales, Water Stories, Noces, British Dream, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Yat-Sen Chang Dance Company, Mixed Bill, London:  Laura Dodge, Londondance


Review – Kunst-Stoff Dance Company, Solo for Yannis, 98-13, Those Golden Years, SF: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian


Interview – Margie Gillis, 40 years dancing & still blazing strong: Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail


News – New Contemporary Dance Performance Lab in London: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Bolshoi Trial Latest:

Shaun Walker: Guardian

Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog


Rehearsal Diary: Claudia La Rocco, The Brooklyn Rail at its esoteric best.


News – Young American dancer accuses Bolshoi of extortion: RAPSI, Moscow News

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Links – Thursday, November 14, 2013


Review – Warsaw Dance Days: Laura CappelleFinancial Times

Baltic Dance Theatre, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rite of Spring (both Weiss)

Opera Nova, First Flash

Kielce Dance Theatre, Rite of Spring (Preljocaj)

Lithuanian National Ballet, Čiurlionis


Review – Royal Ballet, Chroma, The Human Seasons, The Rite of SpringLondon: Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator


Review – Houston Ballet & Lang LangSons de l’âme, Paris: D L Groover, Houston Press


Interview – Sylvie Guillem in Tokyo: Ayako Takahashi, Japan Times


Reviews – Garth Fagan Dance, No Evidence of Failure, Gin, NY:

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Apollinaire ScherrFinancial Times


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, DC: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Richard Alston Dance Company, Phaedra, Lachrymae, Hölderlin Fragments, Les Illuminations, London: Jaime Robles, One Stop Arts


Tour Review – EarthfallChelsea Hotel, London: Louise Levene, Telegraph


Review – Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, booty Looting, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Video Feature – Batsheva Dance Company: Mat Heywood, Guardian


Reviews – De OscuroMac//Beth, London:

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Catherine Sutherland, One Stop Arts


News – Royal Winnipeg Ballet building gets $1m facelift: Kevin RollasonWinnipeg Free Press


Review – Shanghai Ballet, The Butterfly Lovers, Minneapolis: Caroline Palmer, Star Tribune


Review – Allegra Kent’s Ballerina Swan, NY: Claudia La Rocco, NY Times


Review – Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, New Jersey: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger


Review – Kunst-StoffMixed Bills, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Preview – San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFestLauren Gallagher, SF Examiner


Bay Area Holiday Dance – Mainly ‘Nuts’ of course: SF Examiner


Bolshoi extortion allegation – Director Urin says “Go to Police”: Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog

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Links – Friday, November 15, 2013


Are bold revisions of the classics less contentious in ballet than opera? Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail


Review – Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Mozartiana, Episodes, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Bach Partita, Gong, The Tempest, NY: Carol PardoDanceviewtimes


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review – Akram Khan, DESH, Ottawa: Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Reviews – Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, booty Looting, London:

Lise Smith, DanceTabs

Vera LiberBritish Theatre Guide


Review – Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Concerto for Two Violins, Writing Ground, SF: Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs


Review – Nederlands Dans Theater, Sehnsucht, Schmetterling, Berleley: Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs


Review – De OscuroMac//Beth, London: Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide


Nikolai Tsiskaridze & the Vaganova – Where power lies in Russia? Tatyana Stanovaya, SLON via Ismene Brown Blog


Mao’s Last Dancer, Li Cunxin, is Australian of the Year finalist: Natalie BochenskiBrisbane Times


Review – Will Rawls, The Planet Eaters, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Ryan McNamara, Meem: A Story Ballet About The Internet, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

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Links – Saturday, November 16, 2013


Feature – The Nureyev Collection at CNCS, MoulinsPaul ArrowsmithDanceTabs


Feature/Interview – Michael Clark, Choreographer/Director: Liz JobeyFT Magazine

---  A perfect pas de deux between ballet and fashion: Charlie Porter, Financial Times


Reviews – Liang/Maliphant/Wheeldon with Fang-Li Sheu & Yuan Yuan Tan, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBritish Theatre Guide


Review – Hofesh Shechter Company, Sun, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, “Kylian + Pite” Mixed Bill, Seattle: Helene Kaplan, Danceviewtimes


Film Preview – Siobhan Davies, All This Can Happen: Emma Crichton-Miller, Financial Times


Review – Richard Alston Dance Company, Mixed Bill, Edinburgh: Kelly ApterScotsman


Reviews – Garth Fagan Dance, Lighthouse, No Evidence of Failure, Prelude, Gin, NY:

Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

Deborah JowittArts Journal, DanceBeat


Feature/Preview – Rubberdandance, Quotient Empirique, Montreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Preview – Currency at The Place, London: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Cédric Andrieux, Cédric Andrieux, Seattle: Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times


This week in London – Stuttgart Ballet, Phoenix Dance: Judith MackrellGuardian


Bolshoi Trial, Day 6 – Vorontsova & Iksanov no-shows: Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog


And well worth seeing:


Nutcracker TV ad to watch for tonight (Channel 4)  Marketing Magazine

…. With a Behind the Scenes feature: YouTube

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