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Links - Sunday, February 23 2014

 

 

Review – NYCB, Acheron, Afternoon of a Faun, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, La Valse, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Nine Songs, London: 

Reviews: 

Sarah Kent, Arts Desk

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Gallery:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Reviews – Boston Ballet, Resonance, Bella Figura, C to C reborn, Boston: 

Iris Fanger, Patriot Ledger

Lawrence Elizabeth Knox, wbur

 

Review – Australian Ballet, PDD from La Sylphide, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Nutcracker, Hamilton Island:  David Rood, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review – Protein, Border Tales, Ipswich; Drew McOnie Co, Drunk, London:  Luke Jennings, Guardian  

 

Review – Compagnie Kafig, Correria, Agwa, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Kyle Abrahams, The Radio Show, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Israel Galvan, La Curva, Perth:  Val Badham, Guardian

 

Feature – Where are the women?:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Review – Batsheva Dance Co, DecaDance, Wellington:  Deidre Tarrant, NZ Theatre View

 

Gallery – Cairo Opera Ballet Company, Spartacus, Cairo:  Sherif Sonbol, Ahram

 

Preview – New Jersey Ballet, New Jersey:  Robert Johnson, Star Ledger

 

Reviews – Louisville Ballet, La Sylphide,  Louisville: 

Elizabeth Kramer, Louisville Courier Journal

Kathi EB Ellis, WFPL

 

Review – Alabama Ballet, Romeo & Juliet, Birmingham:  Michael Huebner, Alabama.com

 

Feature - Ballet dancers tiptoe around Iran dancing ban:  Hnai and Sima, France 24

 

Interview – Jonathan Ollivier:  Uncredited, Irish Independent

 

News – South African International Ballet Competition Results:  Allison Foat, Diva PR, Artlink

 

Not quite ballet but sounds good review – Odysseo, Seattle:  Misha Berson, Seattle Times

 

 

 

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Links - Monday, February 24 2014

 

 

Review – NYCB, Acheron, Afternoon of a Faun, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, La Valse, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Royal Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, London: 

Reviews

Louise Levene, Telegraph

Hannah Weibye, ArtsDesk

Gallery – Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review – Blaze, London:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Reviews – Australian Ballet, Manon, Brisbane,

Deborah Jones, The Australian

Natalie Bochenski, Sydney Morning Herald

Rae Wilson, Fraser Coast Chronicle

 

Review – Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, Italian Concerto, A Wooden Tree, Jenn and Spencer, Crosswalk, Fairfax, Virginia:  George Jackson, Danceview Times

 

Review – TAO Dance Theatre, 4,5, New York, Apollinaire Scherr, FT

 

Review – Black Choreographers Festival, San Francisco:  Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Houston Ballet, Aladdin, Houston:  Theodore Bale, Culture Map Houston

 

Interview – Houston Ballet’s Sara Webb on preparing for Aladdin:  David Clarke, Broadway World

 

News – BRB’s Dominic Antonucci was attacked in Salford:  Paul Suart, Birmingham Mail

 

Preview – Matthew Bourne | New Adventures, Swan Lake, Dublin:  Tina Darb O’Sullivan, Irish Examiner

 

Review – Scottish Dance Theatre, Yama, Kingdom, Dundee:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review – Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Indigo Rose, Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue, Necessity Again, Berkeley:  Ann Murphy, San Jose Mercury News

 

Review – Vanessa Anspaugh, We were an island, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

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Review - Sasa Ascentic and Ana Vujanovic, On Trial Together, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – LeeSaar The Company, Princess Crocodile, Rockville:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review – Kansas City Ballet, Dracula, Kansas:  Steve Wilson, Broadway World

 

Reviews – Oregon Ballet Theatre, A Second Front, Almost Mozart, Liturgy, Bolero, Portland:

Catherine Thomas, The Oregonian

Aaron Spencer, Willamette Week

 

Review – Sydney Dance Co, Sydney Symphony, Elektra, Sydney:  Murray Black, The Australian

 

Review - Marie Hermo Jensen, Anew, Hamilton NZ:  Debbie Bright, NZ Theatre View

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Links – Tuesday February 25, 2014

 

Review - The Royal BalletThe Sleeping Beauty, London:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Gerald Dowler, Classical Source
Neil Norman, The Stage

Siohhan Murphy, Metro

 

Review - Paris Opera BalletFall River LegendMademoiselle Julie, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

 

Review - New York City BalletBarber Violin ConcertoOpus 19/The DreamerStravinsky Violin Concerto, NY: Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World

 

Review - Boston BalletC. to C. (Close to Chuck) rebornResonanceBella Figura, Boston:

Alan Helms, DanceTabs

Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

 

Review - Cloud Gate Dance TheatreNine Songs, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Londondance

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Laura Dodge, Londonist

photos: Tristram Kenton, The Guardian

 

Review - Cedar Lake Contemporary BalletTen Duets on a Theme of RescueNecessity, AgainIndigo Rose, San Francisco: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Review - Australian BalletManon, Brisbane: Deborah Jones blog

 

Feature - Works and Process at the GuggenheimPetipa Exotique, Doug Fullington of PNB discusses and demonstrates Petipa choreography, (+ 80 min video): Marina Harss blog

…also reported by Brian Seibert, New York Times

and Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Preview - New York’s spring dances, Paul Taylor et al: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

News - Ratmansky production of The Sleeping Beauty for ABT’s 75th anniversary: Michael Cooper, New York Times

 

Review - Hubert EssakowIgnis, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - Colorado BalletCinderella, Denver: Michael Mulhern, Broadway World

 

Review - Vanessa Anspaughwe were an island, New York: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal

 

Review - Jessica Lang Dance, mixed bill, NY:

Tess Alfano, Broadway World

Jenny Thompson, eye on dance

 

Review - Cindy Claes Dancehall TakeoverDancehall SpiritIs My Whining Winding You Up?, London: Donald Hutera, Londondance

 

Review - Coleman Lemieux & CompagnieMalcolm (by James Kudelka), Toronto: Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail

 

Preview - Danse: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Feature - NYCB Principal Janie Taylor’s travel bag: Seunghee Suh, Wall Street Journal

 

Feature - Australian Ballet’s principal dancer Lucinda Dunn shares her health secrets: Polly Simons, The Telegraph

 

Feature - Strictly Ballroom the Musical, a spectacular promotion staged by Baz Luhrmann , Sydney: Maryann White, The Guardian; photo gallery by Anna Kucera

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Links – Wednesday February 26, 2014

 

Obituary - Ivan Nagy: Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times

 

Review - The Royal BalletThe Sleeping Beauty, London: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Paris Opera BalletFall River LegendMademoiselle Julie, Paris: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Review - New York City BalletCoppélia, NY: Marina Harss blog

 

Review - Ballet PreljocajLes Nuits, Cannes: Christina Gallea Roy, DanceTabs

 

Review - LA Dance ProjectReflectionsMurder BalladsPeripheral Stream, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

 

News - Jenifer Ringer to head Colbourn Dance Academy in LA: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

(Very early) preview - The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo: Andrew Taylor, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature - Ballerinas Are Taking Over Instagram: Kasia Mychajlowycz, Marie Claire

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Links – Thursday February 27, 2014

 

Review - The Royal BalletThe Sleeping Beauty, London: Jane Simpson, DanceTabs

 

Review - San Francisco BalletTearsFrom Foreign LandsBorderlands, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter

 

Review - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Prince of the Pagodas, Birmingham: Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

 

Review - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of TaiwanNine Songs, London: Lise Smith, DanceTabs

 

Photo gallery - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of TaiwanRice, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

News - French artist JR to choreograph for NYCB (!!): Michael Cooper, New York Times

…and more on the JR collaborationBroadway World

 

Review - Lyon Opera BalletTout AutourCritical MassGrosse Fugue, Lyon: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Appreciation - Ivan Nagy: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Gallery - Ballet Black, Arthur Pita’s A Dream Within a Midsummer Night’s Dream, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Review - Scottish BalletHighland Fling, Hong Kong: Ethan Bratton, TimeOut Hong Kong

 

Review - New Jersey BalletQuintessential DancesSo NaturallyHarlem SymphonyPrayer, Morristown: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Review – Scottish Dance TheatreYamaKingdom, Dundee: Mary Brennan, The Herald

 

Review - MaryJane O’ReillyIn Flagrante, Hamilton: Debbie Bright, NZ Theatreview

 

Preview - MOonhORsE dance theatreOlder & Reckless, Toronto: Michael Crabb, The Star

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Links – Friday February 28, 2014

 

Review - The Royal BalletThe Sleeping Beauty, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Neil Norman, Daily Express

 

Review - New York City BalletAcheronAfternoon of a FaunWalpurgisnacht BalletLa Valse, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Review - Royal Danish BalletNapoli, Copenhagen: Jane Simpson, DanceTabs

 

Review - National Ballet of CanadaWatch HerA Month in the Country, Toronto: Michael Crabb, The Star

 

Review - Ballet BlackDream Within a Midsummer Night's DreamLimboTwo of a Kind, London:

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Neil Norman, The Stage

 

Review - Australian BalletSuite en BlancBallet Imperial, Brisbane: Deborah Jones, The Australian

 

Review - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Prince of the Pagodas, Birmingham: Richard Edmonds, Birmingham Post

 

Preview - Pedro Machado (co-AD of Candoco Dance Company) discusses improvisation in their new piece NotturninoThe Guardian

 

Feature - Flamenco superstar Sara BarasMetro

 

Review - Nora Chipaumireportrait of myself as my father, NY: Eryn Goldstein, Broadway World

 

Preview - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Review - Israel GalvanLa Curva, Wellington NZ: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

 

Review - Kimberly BartosikYou are my heat and glare, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Preview - Wayne McGregor | Random DanceAtomos, Montclair NJ: Broadway World

 

Interview - Jenifer Ringer: Lauren Gallagher, San Francisco Examiner

 

…and finally

 

Photos - Vienna Opera Ball 2014Reuters

 

Elizabeth Taylor ballerinaRetronaut

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Links – Saturday 1 March, 2014

 

Interview - Natalia Osipova: ‘I have never lost the feeling of flying’, London: Mark Monahan, Telegraph

 

Interview/Preview - Eva Yerbabuena. A mother's cry: flamenco star Eva Yerbabuena brings two intimate creations to New York, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Preview - Flamenco Festival Enters Its 14th Year - Change Your Style, You’ll Survive, NY: Marina Harss, Marina Harss

 

Review - National Ballet of Canada, A Month in the Country, Watch Her, Toronto:

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

Feature - A Month in the Country: Multi-Layered Musicality and Meanings, London: Stephanie Jordan, Fjord Review

 

Book Review - "Literature, Modernism and Dance" by Susan Jones, Reviewed by Judith Flanders, Times Literary Supplement

 

Review – San Francisco Ballet, Programme 2 – Tears, Borderlands, From Foreign Lands, SF: Ann Murphy, San Jose Mercury News

 

Review - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, Rice, London:

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Review - Ballet Black, A Dream Within a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Limbo, Two of a Kind, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Graham Watts, LondonDance

Preview - Candoco: the dance company that’s challenging perceptions of disability, London: Emily Jupp, Independent

 

Thought - Women have played a bigger part in ballet than they have in any other art form, London: Darcey Bussell, Radio Times

 

News - Darcey Bussell: ballet is not the Queen's favourite thing, London: Anita Singh, Telegraph

 

News - Lisa Pavane: the next director of the Australian Ballet School, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, DanceLines

 

Review - Houston Ballet, Aladdin, Houston: Adam Castaneda, Houston Press

 

Preview - Washington Ballet gets ready to rock with the Beatles and Rolling Stones, Washington: Celia Wren, Washington Post

 

Review - Protein Dance, Border Tales, London: Neil Norman, The Stage

 

Review - Mimulus Cia de Dança, Dolores, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review - Israel Galvan, La Curva, Wellington: Jennifer Shennan, NZ TheatreView

 

Review - Ariel Middlemiss, Frame of Mind, Wellington: Raewyn Whyte, NZ TheatreView

 

Preview - Red Leap, Sea - Future of fragile ocean explored through dance, Auckland: Dionne Christian, NZ Herald

 

Preview - 'Heartbeat of Home' is a step beyond 'Riverdance', Chicago: Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

 

Review - John McColgan and Moya Doherty, Heartbeat of Home, Toronto: Dana Glassman, National Post

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