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Links – Sunday 16 February, 2014


Review - The Royal Ballet, Rhapsody, Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, Gloria, London: Observer


Interview/Preview - Jorma Elo, Meeting of artistic minds draws Boston Ballet close to Chuck, (C. to C.), Boston: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Review - Hamburg Ballet, A Midsummer's Night Dream, SF:

Rita Felciano, DanceViewTimes

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Review - Mark Morris Dance Group, New Love Song Waltzes, Love Song Waltzes, Socrates, Seattle: Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times


View - On the Move: 10 to Watch in Dance, SF: Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice


Review - Miami City Ballet, West Side Story Suite, Episodes, Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Review – Sarah Michelson, 4, NY: Claudia La Rocco, Artforum


Review - Nora Chipaumire, Miriam, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Preview - Kiev Ballet, (Natalia Makarova) La Bayadere, The 137-year wait is over for La Bayadère, Montreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Gallery – Cindy Claes, Dancehall Takeover bill, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Reviews - Resolution! 2014, London: Samantha Whitaker & Graham Watts, The Place

Naomi Reynolds, The Sob in the Spine

Mansoor Ali and Ellen Johansson, You wave your dusty hands hello

B-Hybrid Dance, Pace

Reviews - Resolution! 2014, London: Lyndsey Winship & Nicolas Kyprianou, The Place

Eric Nyira/Exzeb Dance, Artism Act II Multiple Variations

Julie Schmidt Andreasen and Ehud Freedman Hula, Hoops

Arc Dance, Conversations with Dystonia

Reviews - Resolution! 2014, London: Donald Hutera & Symone Keisha, The Place

Molly Wright, Regardless

CoCoDanse, Looping under a Tree

Justyna Janiszewska, Flux

Reviews - Resolution! 2014, London: Sanjoy Roy & Lara Hayward, The Place

Jenni Wren’s Slanjayvah Danza, Minor Tears

Holasz, Why Fronts; a contemporary lap dance

LCP Dance Theatre, Am I

Reviews - Resolution! 2014, London: Keith Watson & Lauren Fried, The Place

Maisie Whitehead, Strung Out

Cai Tomos, Describing Piece

Michael Kitchin and Eve Stainton (from the Uncollective), Third Person Optional

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Links – Monday, February 17, 2014


Review – Royal Ballet, Rhapsody, Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, Gloria, London: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Ballet San Jose, Serenade, Glow Stop, Minus 16, San Jose: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Reviews – Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, 1980, London:

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Neil Norman, Express


Review – Washington Ballet, The Jazz/Blues Project, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – Trisha Brown Dance Company, Blue Room, Déjà Vu, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Hamburg Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, SF: Lauren Gallagher, SF Examiner


Interview/Preview – Matthew Bourne/Scottish Ballet, Highland FlingHK: Victoria Finlay, SCMP


Preview – Kiev Ballet, La BayadèreMontreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Feature – Backstage at San Francisco Ballet: Sam Whiting, SF Chronicle


Review – Cindy ClaesWild Card Dancehall Takeover, London: Lise Smith, DanceTabs


Review – Rioult Dance New York, Martha, May and Me, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance, LA: Lewis Segal, LA Times


Reviews – Resolution! 2014, London: Liza Weber & Alice RobothamThe Place

Akiko Dance Project, Okuni

Moxie Brawl, It Started With Jason Donovan

Just Us Dance Theatre, I know I’m a woman, a woman with Inner Strength


Review – MoventDances for a Small Stage, Vancouver: Alexander Varty, Straight.com

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Links – Tuesday, February 18, 2014


Reviews – New York City Ballet, CoppeliaNY:

Apollinaire ScherrFinancial Times

Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – New York City Ballet, Jewels, NY: Michael PopkinDanceviewtimes


Review – Royal Ballet, Rhapsody, Tetractys – The Art of Fugue, Gloria, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, 1980, London: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Prince of the Pagodas, Salford: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, 28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Of Days, BanderilleroNY: Robert Greskovic, Wall St Journal


Feature – Val Caniparoli, Choreographer & SFB Tears: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle


Review – Miami City Ballet, Episodes, West Side Story Suite, Tchaikovsky Pas De DeuxMiami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


News – Joffrey Ballet announces 2014-15 Season: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Reviews – Souleymane Badolo, Benon & The Bang Group, Head over Heels, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Quick Q & A – Sara Baras, La Pepa, Flamenco Festival: Carolyn Everitt, Londondance


Preview – Damien Jalet/Scottish Dance Theatre, YamaDundee: Mary Brennan, Herald


Preview – Donald Byrd/Spectrum Dance TheaterThe Minstrel Show Revisited, Seattle: Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times


Preview – Next Wave Choreographers Showcase, SF: Andrea PflaumerSF Examiner


Review – Flamenco Passion, HK: Sam OlluverSCMP

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Links – Wednesday, February 19, 2014


Feature – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Nine Songs and Rice, London: Lin Hwai-min, Guardian


Review – National Ballet of Japan, Swan Lake, Tokyo: Naomi Mori, Bachtrack


Review – Colorado Ballet, Cinderella (Stevenson), Denver: Ray Mark RinaldiDenver Post


Galleries – Blaze, London:

Foteini ChristofilopoulouDanceTabs

Various photographers, Guardian


Preview – Scottish Dance Theatre, Kingdom, YamaTouring: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Preview – Vanessa Anspaughwe were an island, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Feature – RAWdanceCONCEPT, SF: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian


BBC TV – Ballet History Month: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Repeat News – Joffrey Ballet 2014-15 Season: Johnny Oleksinski, Chicago Tribune


Meanwhile, in Sochi:

Amid blunders on ice, a few signs of grace: Gia KourlasNY Times


North American skating stars dance like Ginger and Fred: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

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Links – Thursday, February 20, 2014


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Programme 2 – Tears, Borderlands, From Foreign Lands, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Richard Alston Dance Company, Rejoice in the Lamb, Illuminations, Ceremony of Carols, Canterbury: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Compagnie Philippe Genty, Ne M’oublie Pas (Forget me not), Grasse: Christina Gallea Roy, DanceTabs


A recurring Debate – If it doesn’t have swans, it won’t get an audience: Rupert Christiansen, Telegraph


And another – Dance needs to stop fetishising thin: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Feature – Alexandra Damiani/Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle


Reviews – Hamburg Ballet, Midsummer Night’s Dream: Dance LoversSF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Tour Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Swan Lake, Glasgow: Seth Ewin, BTG


Reviews - Circa & Debussy String Quartet, Opus, London:

Matt TruemanTelegraph

Vera LiberBTG

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Gala Review – Fernando Montano & Others, London: Laura Dodge, Londondance


Preview – Harkness Dance Festival, NY: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger


News – Electrical Fire Forced Hamburg Ballet Cancellations: Chicago Tribune

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Links - Friday, February 21 2014



Review – Jessica Lang Dance, Lines Cubed, Aria, The Calling, i.n.k, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Hamburg Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, San Francisco:  Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Film Review – Bolshoi, Jewels, Australia:  Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Reviews – Blaze, London: 

Louise Levene, Telegraph

Katie Columbus, Stage


Reviews – Resolution! 2014:

Lise Smith, London Dance

Akiko Dance Project, Okuni

Moxie Brawl, It Stated With Jason Donovan

Just Us Dance Theatre, I know I’m a woman, a woman with Inner Strength

Blog – Resolution! 2014, Are these the names to watch:   Sorcha, The Place


Review – West Australian Ballet, Radio and Juliet, Perth, Australia:  Katharine Viner, Guardian


Review – James Kudelka, Malcolm, A Puppet Duet, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Feature – Candoco’s Annie Hanaur, Miniatures, London:  Carmel Smith, London Dance


Review - Souleymane Badolo, Benon, New York:  Martha Sherman,  Danceview Times


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Chicago:  Chicago Tribune


Feature – Dancing ballerina skeleton pinpoints injury hotspots:  Aviva Rutkin, New Scientist


Preview – Batsheva Dance Company, Decadance, Wellington:  Tessa Johnstone, Dominion Post


Featurette – Flavia Cacace on Five Great Dance Films:  George Berridge, Telegraph


Feature – Scottish Ballet, How We Made the Hansel & Gretel Newsstand App for iPad:  Guardian Professional

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Links - Saturday, February 22 2014



Review – Blaze, London: 

Clement Crisp, FT

Lara Hayward, London Dance


Review – TAO Dance Theatre, 4,5, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Card Game, Slaughter on 10th Avenue, Elite Syncopations, Birmingham:  Richard Edmonds, Birmingham Post


Review – San Francisco Ballet, La Bayadere Kingdom of the Shades, Ghosts, Firebird, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Matthew Bourne |  New Adventures, Swan Lake, Glasgow:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Preview – National Ballet of Canada, A Month in the Country, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review – Alarm Will Sound, Twinned, Fly by Wire, Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Reviews – Houston Ballet, Aladdin, Houston: 

Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

David Clarke, Broadway World


Review – Circa and Debussy String Quartet, Opera, London:  Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk


Review – Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Chroma, Four Corners, Revelations, Miami:  Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Interview – Ethan Stiefel:  Linda Herrick, NZ Herald


Review – Batsheva Dance Co, DecaDance, Wellington:  Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


Interview – Rachel S Moore, CEO ABT:  Manuela Hoelterhoff, Bloomberg


Review – Hofesh Shecter, Sun, Paris:  Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque


UK News – This week’s Dance:  Judith Mackrell,  Guardian


Interview – Misty Copeland (ABT):  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Feature – Janie Taylor (NYCB), Travel Shoes and Beauty Secrets:  Mimi Ritzen Crawford, Wall Street Journal


Review – Toronto Dance Theatre, Voyager, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Film Review – The Monuments Men:  Trudy Ring, Advocate


Feature – Seven Balletic Beasts and Where To Find Them:  Irene Hsiao, SF Weekly


Review – Grand Rapids Ballet, Moors Pavane, Bolero, Rubies, Grand Rapids:  Adrienne Warber, Grand Rapids Examiner


Film Review – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Moulin Rouge, Canada:  Katherine Monk, Calgary Herald


And finally…

Get more women back into sport through cheerleading and ballet!

Radhika Sanghani, Telegraph

Pete May, Pink News

Natasha Moriarty, Voice of Russia

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