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Links – Sunday, March 23, 2014


Review – Kings of the Dance, London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Preview – Paul Taylor Dance Company, 60th Anniversary, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Flamenco Festival USA/Rocio Molina, AfectosNY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – San Jose Ballet, Popular Music, Transcendent Dancing, San Jose: Rita FelcianoSan Jose Mercury News


Review – Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Songs of the Wanderers, Ottawa: Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Preview – Emery LeCrone/NYCB & ABT Dancers, Bach Interpreted, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Alberta Ballet, Giselle, Calgary: Jenna ShummoogumCalgary Herald


Review – Hong Kong Contemporary Dance Series, Progs 1 & 2, HK: Natasha Rogai, SCMP


Feature – Northern Ballet’s Martha Leebolt on dancing Cleopatra: Sheffield Telegraph


Review – Mary Jane O’Reilly, In Flagrante, Dunedin: Hannah Molloy, Theatreview

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Links – Monday, March 24, 2014


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Program B, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, Mixed Programs, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Preview – Mikhailovsky to recreate Ashton’s Fille as he intended: Izvestia via Ismene Brown Blog


Review – Sydney Dance Company, 2 in D Minor, Raw Models, To Life, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review – Northern Ballet, Cinderella, Edinburgh, Herald


Review – Ballet San Jose, Infinity, Evermore, Nuestros Valses, Piazzola Caldera, San Jose: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Review – Australian Ballet, ManonMelbourne: Grace Edwards, Limelight


Review/Video – Koresh Dance, Mixed Bill, DC: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post


Review – Asanga Domask’s Serendib Dance, An Evening in Sri Lanka, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Review – Live Art Dance Party, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age

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Links – Tuesday, March 25, 2014



Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, Perpetual Dawn, Fibers, Troilus and Cressida (reduced), Black Tuesday, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, To make crops grow, Marathon Cadenzas, Mercuric Tidings, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review – Hofesh Shechter, Sun, London:  Graham Watts, London Dance


Review – Miami City Ballet, Don Quixote, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Review – Juilliard Dance Division, Baker’s Dozen, Concerto Six Twenty-two, The Jig is Up: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


News – Tower of Royal Ballet Pointe Shoes to launch new competition:  DanceTabs


Feature – Li Cunxin:  Katie Beck, BBC News


Review - Rocío Molina and La Tremendita, Afectos, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Trey McIntyre Project, Berkeley:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – The Russian Imperial Ballet Company, Don Quixote, Wellington:  Ann Hunt, Dominion Post


News – New Dance Presenting Venue in London Docklands:  London Dance


Review – Footnote, Colt, Dunedin:  Jonathan W Marshall, New Zealand Theatreview


Feature - James Thiérrée: the years of a clown:  Chris Wiegand, Guardian


And finally,,,

Feature – Animatronic Dancer stares at you as “She” gyrates to Blurred Lines: Sarah Griffiths, Daily Mail

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Links – Wednesday, March 26, 2014



Review – Bolshoi Ballet, Lady of the Camellias, Moscow:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Lady of the Camellias, Tokyo:  Naomi Mori, Bachtrack


Review – Boston Ballet, Cinderella, Boston:  Alan Helms, DanceTabs


Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, From Sea to Shining Sea, Esplanade, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Appalachian Spring, Depak Ine, Rite of Spring, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Review – La Scala Ballet, Giselle; Scottish Ballet, Highland Fling, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, DanceTabs


Feature – Jonathan Watkins on choreographing Kes:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review – Emery LeCrone, Bach’s Partita No 2 in C Minor, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Kings of the Dance, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Northern Ballet, Cinderella, Edinburgh:  Kirsty Morgan, Bachtrack


Interview – Savion Glover:  Laura Barnett, Guardian


Interview - Misty Copeland:  Judith Ohikuare, The Atlantic


Review – ODC/Dance, boulders and bones, San Francisco:  Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian


Review – Lance Gries, If Immanent Field, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


News – Dominic North and Liam Mower to star in Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands:  Carmel Smith, London Dance


Preview – Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Rodin/Claudel, Ottawa:  Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Ccitizen


News 28th Annual Isadora Duncan Awards, San Francisco:  Laura Jaye Cramer, SF Weekly


Review - Israel Galván, La Edad de Oro, Vancouver:  Tony Montague, Straight.com


Not quite dance but relevant news:  BBC expands arts coverage with links to cultural organisations:  Henry Mance, FT


Exhibition Review – Lorna Simpson Retrospective, Gateshead:  Sean O’Hagen, Guardian

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Links – Thursday, March 27, 2014



Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, Byzantium, American Dreamer, Arden Court, New York:  Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Onegin, Toronto:  Denise Sum, Danceview Times


James Thiérrée, Tabac Rouge, London: 

Reviews –

Lyn Gardner, Guardian

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Josephine Leask, London Dance

Gallery – Foteini Christophilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Northern Ballet, Cleopatra, Sheffield:  Velda Harris, British Theatre Guide


Review – Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Swan Lake, Paquita, Patterns in Space, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Geneva Ballet, Glory, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Compagnie Kafig, Boxe Boxe, Milton Keynes:  Neil Norman, Stage


Review – American Repertory Ballet, Signature Duets:  Dances of Daring and Devotion, New Jersey:  Patrick Kennedy, Broadway World


Review – David Dorfman Dance, Impending Joy, Lightbulb Theory, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Miami City Ballet, Don Quixote and the 2014/15 season:  Palm Beach Illustrated


Feature – Eryc Taylor Dance Company, Skeleton Tracking, New York:  Chuck Gomez, Huffington Post


Gallery - Universal Ballet 30th Anniversary Gala – Studio Rehearsal, Seoul:  Sunkyung Reina Jang, DanceTabs


News – Donald Hutera on Chelsea Arts Collective:  London Dance


News - British Dance Edition heads to Newcastle in 2020:  David Whetstone, The Journal


Blog – Jarkko Lehmus, Planes and Bums and Rock ‘n RollDanceTabs


Review – Casus, Knee Deep, New York:  NY Times


Review – REVERBDance Festival, New York:  Jessica Abejar, Broadway World


Book review – Kathryn Craft, The Art of Falling:  Merilyn Jackson, Philadelphia Dance


Not quite dance but relevant comment - Arts for everyone on the BBC? Not with opera, ballet and still more Shakespeare:  Stella Duffy, Guardian





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Links – Friday, March 28, 2014



Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Sleeping Beauty, Paris:  Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, various works, New York:  Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Clytemnestra, Echo, Maple Leaf Rag, New York:  Mary Callahan, Broadway World


Review – Kings of the Dance, London:  Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Prince of the Pagodas, London:

Clement Crisp, FT

Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk

Neil Norman, Express

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Review – Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Kontakthof, Saitama:  Naomi Mori, Bachtrack


Review – David Dorfman Dance, Impending Joy, Lightbulb Theory, New York:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times


Interview – Boris Eifman (AD Eifman Ballet):  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review – Geneva Ballet, Glory, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review – Compagnie Kafig, Boxe Boxe, Milton Keynes:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


News - Portrait of Dame Monica Mason unveiled at National Portrait Gallery:  BBC News


Film Review – Afternoon of a Faun (Tanaquil LeClerc):  Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times


Review – Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Saku, Theory of Mind, Blue, New York:  Marjorie Liebert, Broadway World


Preview – Colorado Ballet, The Last Beat, Denver:  Carrie Soldo, kunc

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Links – Saturday March 29, 2014


Reviews - The Royal BalletThe Sleeping Beauty (debuts):

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Prince of the Pagodas, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs - (Hirata/Caley cast)

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs (Roberts/Bracewell cast)

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Feature - Shakespeare and the ballet: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - San Francisco BalletThe Kingdom of the ShadesGhostsFirebird, SF: Sean Martinfield, Huffington Post


Interview - Helgi Tomasson, San Francisco Ballet’s AD: Janice Berman, San Francisco Classical Voice


Reviews - Martha Graham Dance CompanyAppalachian SpringDepak IneEcho / Beth GillNew Work for the Desert, New York: Robert Grescovic, Wall Street Journal


Interview - Tamara RojoBBC iPlayer


Feature - Antony Tudor - the ‘other’ British choreographer: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Small feature - Ballet in opera: Joan Acocella, The New Yorker


Feature - Australian Ballet’s Lucinda Dunn on the eve of retirement: Elissa Blake, The Age

…and her husband Danilo Radojevic is retiring too: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Feature - Justin Peck, NYCB: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

…and a Q&A too!: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Profile - Irina Tsikurishvili of Synetic Theatre: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post


Review - Suzanne BeahrsAmid, New York: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Interview - Savion Glover: Sara Veale, Exeunt


Interview - Boris EifmanLondondance


Review - James ThieréeTabac Rouge, London: Catherine Sutherland, Bachtrack


Preview - Israel Galván, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Russian National Ballet TheatreThe Sleeping Beauty, New York: Kristen Dickerson, Broadway World


Review - Shani DickinsDemigod Half-Human, Auckland: Hannah Stannard, NZ Theatreview


The week’s new dance (London) - Savion Glover; ENB’s Lest We Forget: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Feature - Katja Khaniukova, on leaving Kiev for English National Ballet: Louise Jury, Evening Standard

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