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Links – Sunday November 24, 2013

 

Review - The Royal BalletRomeo and Juliet (Osipova/Acosta), London: Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance GroupL’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Michael Clark CompanyAll Three at Once, London:

Sarah Crompton, Daily Telegraph

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Michael Clark CompanyAll Three at Once / Cloud Dance FestivalWolfdanceChimeraPohadka: Luke Jennings, The Observer

 

Review - Diana VishnevaOn the Edge, Costa Mesa: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

Feature - Alina Cojocaru, ENB: Luke Jennings, The Observer

 

How We Met - Eirene Houston (script writer of Day of Flowers) & Carlos Acosta: Adam Jacques, The Independent

 

Review - Stuttgart BalletThe Taming of the Shrew, London: Laura Dodge, Londonist

 

Review - National Ballet of CanadaWatershedBeing and Nothingness (Part 1)Unearth…black night’s bright day…, Toronto: Michael Crabb, The Star

 

Interview - Kitty Lunn, dancer, AD of Infinity Dance Theater: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World

 

Review - Sarasota Ballet, Balanchine and Ashton: SerenadeWho Cares?Illuminations: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Bolshoi trial day 9: Dmitrichenko testifies: Ismene Brown / Olga Zavyalova, Izvestia

 

Dance and Doctor Who: Zoë Anderson, Dancing Times

 

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Links – Monday, November 25, 2013

Review - Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Osipova/Acosta), London, Clement Crisp, FT

Feature - The Bolshoi’s Spinning Dance of Power, Moscow via Princeton, Simon Morrison, NYTimes

News - Bolshoi's first US dancer Joy Womack quits over 'bribe', Moscow via London via Oz: Mark Franchetti, Australian

Feature - Tsiskaridze and Vaganova: Ballet Scandal Heads North. Intrigue continues a month after the Russian Minister of Culture announces shakeups at prestigious academy, St. Petersburg: Kevin O’Flynn, St. Petersburg Times

Review - Michael Clark Company, All Three at Once, London: Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, London:


Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk


Review – Stuttgart Ballet, Made in Germany programme, London: Graham Watts, LondonDance

Review - Chunky Move, Aorta, Melbourne:

Jordan Beth Vincent, Age

Eamonn Kelly, Australian


Review - Martha Graham Dance Company, Surreal Graham, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

Feature - CBS Panel Discussion Focuses On Black Women In Classical Ballet - Misty Copeland and Virginia Johnson, NY: CBS New York

Review - Bangarra Dance Theatre, Dance Clan 3, Sydney: Anca Frankenhaeuser, SMH

Review - West Australian Ballet, Peter Pan, Perth, Rita Clarke, Australian

Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty, Washington: DanceTabs

Review - Diana Vishneva, On the Edge, Costa Mesa: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, Tutus on Tour (2013), Christchurch: Elizabeth O’Connor, NZ TheatreView

Feature - An Evening With Crystal Pite at Cineplex theatres, Totronto and Canada: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

News - Olivia Bell performs with Australian Ballet for the last time, Sydney, ABC

Feature - Ballet Manila’s Lisa Macuja to dance her final ‘Nutcracker, Manila: Lester G. Babiera, Philippine Daily Inquirer

Interview: Daniel Davidson, Scottish Ballet star of Christopher Hampson’s Hansel & Gretel, Glasgow: Kelly Apter, List

Review - Smuin Ballet, Christmas Ballet, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

Interview - Allison Miller, Soo Youn Cho and Nozomi Iijima of Houston Ballet - Ballerinas on the 'Nutcracker' role, Houston: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chron

Preview - UK Christmas crackers: the best shows (plus top ways to escape the tinsel), London: Guardian Critics, Guardian

News - Pennsylvania Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker Market’, Pennsylvania: Lauren Lipton, CBS Philly

Preview - Salt Creek Ballet, Nutcracker, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

Review - Lyne Pringle, Dance Wellington 2013: Lung Tree, Wellington: Jillian Davey, NZ TheatreView

Preview - Scott Wells and Sheldon B. Smith, Father On, San Jose: Andrew Gilbert, San Jose Mercury News

View - Fiona Fullerton: Strictly Come Dancing is over for me - but I want Sophie to win. As she reaches the end of her time on Strictly Come Dancing, our columnist Fiona Fullerton says farewell and reveals what she really thinks about the contestants, London: Fiona Fullerton, Telegraph

Demonstration - How to dance like Michael Jackson in his song 'Beat It', Robert Taylor, AOL

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Links – Tuesday, November 26, 2013

 

Review - Michael Clark Company, All Three at Once, London:

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Graham Watts, LondonDance

Siobhan Murphy, Metro

Review - National Ballet of Canada, Innovation bill: …black night’s bright day…, Watershed, Being and Nothingness (Part 1), Unearth, Toronto:

Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

John Coulbourn, Toronto Sun

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, London:

Jane Simpson, DanceTabs

Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

Review – Stuttgart Ballet, Made in Germany programme, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

 

Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Nutcracker, Birmingham: Pat Ashworth, Stage

 

Review - Rosas, En Atendant, Cesena | Susan Marshall & Company, Play/Pause, NY: Robert Greskovic, WSJ

 

News/Feature - Olivia Bell retiring from Austrlian Ballet, Sydney:

Valerie Lawson, DanceLines

Michaela Boland, Australian

News - Australian Ballet queen, Rachel Rawlins, to pass on skills to younger generation in Malvern, Melbourne: Julie Hedjes, Herald Sun

 

Review - BalletBoyz – the Talent 2013, Serpent, Fallen, London: Howard Loxton, BTG

 

Review - Ballet Hispanico, Umbral, Sombrerísimo, Hogar, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - David Neumann/Little Orchestra, Firebird, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, FT

 

 

Bolshoi Corner...

 

News/Coment - Bolshoi Trial day 10: Dmitrichenko questioned, Tsiskaridze, Vorontsova testify, Ismene Brown and others

 

News - Ex-Bolshoi star, Nikolai Tsiskaridze, says jealousy led to acid attack, AFP, 9NewsWorld

 

News - Acid attack suspect ‘was denied roles’, Thomas Grove, iolNews

 

News/Feature/interview - U.S. ballerina, Joy Womack, tells of bribery at Bolshoi, quits, Moscow via SF: Sergei L. Loiko, SF Chronicle

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Links – Wednesday, November 27, 2013

 

Bolshoi Corner...

 

Bolshoi dancers, teachers demand to rebut Tsiskaridze in court, Moscow: Ismene Brown and others

 

 

Less Mad Corner...

 

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, Made in Germany bill, London: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, London: Graham Watts, LondonDance

 

Review - National Ballet of Canada, Innovation bill: …black night’s bright day…, Watershed, Being and Nothingness (Part 1), Unearth, Toronto:

Dana Glassman, National Post

Denise Sum, DanceViewTimes

Review/News - Olivia Bell Retirement and promotion at the Australian Ballet, Melbourne: Deborah Jones, Deborah Jones Blog

 

Review - BalletBoyz – the Talent 2013, Serpent, Fallen, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

 

Interview - Shobana Jeyasingh - Celebrating With Flowers, London: Carmel Smith, LondonDance

 

Review - Michael Clark Company, All Three at Once, London: Tiffany Pritchard, Londonist

 

Review - Houston Ballet, The Nutcracker, Houston: Adam Castaneda, Houston Post

 

Review - Russian State Ballet of Astrakhan, The Nutcracker, Dorking: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

 

Review - City Rhythms Festival - Dance Place: Coyaba Dance Theater, Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble, Culture Shock, Joseph Webb, Chris Scott, Baakari Wilder, Step Afrika! Washington: Sarah Halzack, Washington Post

 

Review – Festival Jerome Bel, Stanford: Rita Felciano, SFBG

 

Feature List - 7 Things The Ballet Can Teach Us About Work, NY: Donna Sapolin, Forbes

 

Gallery - Miss Pole Dance South America competition in Buenos Aires, Victor R. Caivano, Telegraph

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Links – Thursday, November 28, 2013

 

Bolshoi Corner...

 

News - Trial day 10: Pronin: 'Grigorovich protected Dmitrichenko', Moscow: Ismene Brown and others

 

News - Trial day 11: Filin ‘is not pretending about his eyes’, Moscow: Ismene Brown and others

 

News - Trial day 11: Filin is no lout, say stars, Moscow: Ismene Brown and others

 

News - In Acid-Attack Trial, Dancers Trade Stage for Stand, Moscow: Patrick Reevell, NY Times

 

 

Less Mad Corner...

 

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, Programme A: The Muir, Socrates, Crosswalk, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

 

Review - Michael Clark Company, All Three at Once, London: Clement Crisp, FT

 

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, Made in Germany bill, London: Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator

 

Review - Stuttgart Ballet, The Taming of the Shrew, London: Louise Levene, Telegraph

 

View/Feature - Choreography is dead. Long live dance. Questions are being asked by dancers and dance-makers about the boundaries of the art form. Which is cause for excitement. London, Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Interview - Baryshnikov, still making artistic leaps, Washington: Peter Marks, Washington Post

 

News - Twyla Tharp to Receive Capezio Award, NY: Karyn Monget, WWD

 

Review - Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker and Boris Charmatz, Partita 2, Paris: Laura Capelle, FT

 

Interview/Preview - Shobana Jeyasingh’s dance double bill is a real grower, London: Keith Watson, Metro

 

Feature – Juliet Burnett (Australian Ballet) on Injury and Rehabilitation: Part 4 and back on stage, Melbourne: Juliet Burnett, DanceTabs

 

Review - Cloud Dance Festival, Showtime bill, London: Donald Hutera, LondonDance

 

Feature/Critic’s Notebook - Broadway Can Hear the Echoes of Jazz Tap. ‘After Midnight’ Harks Back to the Cotton Club Days, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review - American Repertory Ballet, The Nutcracker, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Review - Zhukov Dance Theatre, Enlight, Spider on a Mirror, San Francisco: Aimee Tsao, DanceTabs

 

Review - Black Grace, Xmas Verses, Auckland: Tia Reihana-Morunga, NZTheatreView

 

Review - Boyzie Cekwana and Panaibra Canda, The Inkomati (dis)cord, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Fjord Review

 

Review - Patricia Hoffbauer, Para-Dice (Stage 2), NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times

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Links – Friday, November 29, 2013

 

Feature – Sarasota Ballet, Iain Webb & an Ashton Legacy: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Reviews – Mark Morris Dance Group, Programme A, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Gerald DowlerClassical Source

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBTG

 

Review – Ballet San Jose, 2013 Benefit Gala, San Jose: Aimee TsaoDanceTabs

 

Reviews – Michael Clark Company, All Three at Once, London:

Gerald DowlerClassical Source

Neil Norman, Express

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review – Joffrey Ballet, The Nutcracker, DC: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post

 

Feature – Colorado & Moscow Ballets, Nutcrackers, Denver: John Wenzel, Denver Post

 

Blog Feature – How to be a black ballet dancer in a white world: Judith MackrellGuardian

 

Research Report – Vitamin D deficiency putting dancers at risk: Haroon Siddique, Guardian

 

News – UK’s 2nd specialist dance injury clinic opens in Birmingham: Nicola Merrifield, The Stage

 

Still doing what arguably any National Ballet company should be doing:

 

Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Tutus On Tour, on its 47 venue progress, reaches Timaru: Melanie Wheeler, Timaru Herald plus Comedian takes to ballet: Nigel Benson, Otago Daily Times

 

Review – Hagley Dance Company, Save It For Me, Christchurch: Kate Sullivan, NZ Theatreview

 

Finally, something to savour on a Bolshoi-free day:

 

Winner of the 2013 Ballet Memories contest: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

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Links – Saturday, November 30, 2013

 

Feature – Shannon Harkins, a face of African American ballet dancers’ struggle: Lonnae O’Neal Parker, Washington Post

 

Reviews – Mark Morris Dance Group, Programme A, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Neil Norman, Express

Graham Watts, Londondance

 

Reviews – Mark Morris Dance Group, Programme B, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Sarah FraterThe Stage

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Vera LiberBTG

 

Review – Mark Morris Dance Group, Both Programmes, London: Zoë Anderson, Independent

 

Feature – Scottish Ballet, Hansel and Gretel: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

News – Scottish Ballet to revive Peter Darrell’s Nutcracker in 2014: Mary Brennan, Herald

 

News – Christopher Rodgers-Wilson, Australian Ballet, wins Telstra Dancer Award: Elissa Blake, The Age

 

News – Rosemary Lee wins the Bonnie Bird New Choreography Award: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Those tutus are almost done touring:

 

Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Tutus on Tour, Dunedin: Hannah Molloy, NZ Theatreview

 

Review – Stuttgart Ballet, Taming of the Shrew, London: RosamariaOne Stop Arts

 

Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Particle Velocity, London: Jaime Robles, One Stop Arts

 

Review – BalletBoyz – The Talent, Serpent, Fallen, London: Catherine Sutherland, One Stop Arts

 

Review – Rhythmic Circus & Root City, Feet Don’t Fail Me Now, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Next week in London, New Adventures Swan Lake, Shobana Jeyasingh: Judith MackrellGuardian

 

 

Bolshoi Corner:

 

Trial - Final prosecution submissions: RBTH  Guardian  and elsewhere

---- Very detailed report on the day: RAPSI via Ismene Brown Blog

---- Verdict due on Tuesday

 

BBC to film fly-on-wall documentary inside Bolshoi: Realscreen

 

 

And tis the season to visit the Kingdom of Sweets:

 

3 Productions around Montreal: Victor SwobodaMontreal Gazette (+video)

 

Training the mice for Joffrey’s production: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

A pretty substantial looking local production: Cheryl Guerrero, LA Times  (+ 24 shot Gallery)

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