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Links – Sunday, April 20, 2014


Feature – NYCB Choreos, Justin Peck & Troy Schumacher: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Eifman Ballet, Rodin, London:  Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, DC: Ashley McKean, Danceviewtimes


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, CoppeliaWellington: Deirdre Tarrant, Theatreview


Preview/Feature – Danielle Agami & Ate9 Dance Company, Mouth to Mouth, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times


Preview – Joshua Grant with Seattle Dance Project 7: Rosemary Jones, Examiner.com


Preview – Miguel Gutierrez, Age & Beauty Part 1, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Book Review – Astonish Me, by Maggie ShipsteadLouise Flynn, Boston Globe


Feature – Scottish Ballet’s Dancing Mums: Maria Croce, Daily Record



Not ballet, but:


Mikhail Baryshnikov takes on new Chekhov-based theatre role: Meredith Blake, LA Times

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Links – Monday, April 21, 2014


Reviews – Scottish Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Pastor), Glasgow:

Lucy RibchesterDanceTabs

Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Australian Ballet, Manon (Cojocaru & Kobborg), Sydney; Michelle Porter, DanceTabs


Interview/Feature – Crystal Pite & Kidd Pivot: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Preview – Sean Dorsey Dance, The Missing Generation, Lou, SF: Andrea PflaumerSF Examiner


Report – Bavarian State Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Cranko), Muscat; Sarah Macdonald, Times of Oman

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Links – Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Review – Australian Ballet, Manon (Cojocaru/Kobborg), Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review – Dutch National Ballet, “Dutch Doubles”, Amsterdam: Roslyn SulcasNY Times


Review – Eifman Ballet, Anna Karenina, London: Howard Luxton, BTG


Review – Festival of Classical Indian Dance, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance CompanyConfluence, DC: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


News – Chicago Dancing Festival LineupMiriam Di Nunzio, Chicago Sun-Times/Voices


Feature – Please take boys to ballet: Susan Elkin, The Stage


Interviews - How we made Bolero – Christopher Dean & Jayne TorvillNancy Groves, Guardian

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Links – Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Review – Stanislavsky Ballet, Giselle, La Sylphide, The Little Mermaid, Moscow: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Reviews – HeadSpace Dance, If Play Is Play, London:

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Judith MackrellGuardian

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Sarah FraterThe Stage

Lara Hayward, Londondance


Film Features – New York City Ballet, Ballet 422:

Marina HarssMarina Harss Blog

Sara Stewart, NY Post


Scottish Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Pastor):

Review – Thom DibdinThe Stage

Tour Preview - Kelly ApterThe List


Preview – 13th International Dance Festival, St Petersburg: Altima Listopad & Chris Gordon, SP Times


Preview – Queensland Ballet, Coppelia (Horsman), Brisbane: Ashleigh Wilson, The Australian


Review – Vicky ShickPathétique/Miniatures in Detail, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – 2014 Biennial Performances, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY: Robert GreskovicWSJ


Interview – Louise Lecavalier & La La La Human Steps: Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen


News – Bolshoi Ballet visit to USA in May: Elena BobrovaRBTH


News – San Francisco Ballet to visit Spoleto & Paris in July: Janos GerebenSF Classical Voice


And Valerie Lawson has found some different ‘Shades’!!: Dancelines

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Links – Thursday, April 24, 2014



Review – HeadSpace Dance, If Play Is Play, London:  Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review – Ballet Hispanico,

Mad’moiselle, El Beso, Hogar, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

Jardi Tancat, Sombrerisimo, Asuka, New York:  Frances Steiner, Broadway World


Review – New York City Ballet, Coppelia, New York:  Michael Popkin, Danceview Times


Preview – Dance Theatre of Harlem, mixed programme, New York:  Robert Johnson, Star Ledger


Review - Elizabeth Kendall and Troy Schumacher, Balanchine and the Lost Muse, New York:  Marjorie Liebert, Broadway World


Review – Trey McIntyre Dance Project, The Vinegar Works, Mercury Half-Life, Minneapolis:  Caroline Palmer, Star Tribune


Feature – What Dancers can learn from Parkour … :  Lara Hayward, London Dance


Review – Rambert, The Castaways, Oxford:  Emily Romain, Dancing Times


Feature – Oregon Ballet Theatre celebrates retiring ballerina Alison Roper:  Carla Escoda, Huffington Post


Feature – Loughlin Prior (RNZB):  Charmian Smith, Otago Daily Times


Preview – Cincinnati Ballet and Over the Rhine, Cincinnati:  Kathy Valin, City Beat


Shakespeare’s Birthday (yesterday) corner:


Blog – Which Shakespeare plays make the best ballets?:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Featurette – Northern Ballet perform in Southampton Street:  ITV News


Feature – Six of the best:  musical settings of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet:  BBC Music Magazine

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Links – Friday, April 25, 2014



Review – Ballet Preljocaj, Snow White, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – National Ballet of Japan, Faster, Carmina Burana, Tokyo:  Naomi Mori, Bachtrack


Interview – Yumiko Takeshima:  Laura Cappelle, Bella Figura


Review – Jiri Kylian Productions, East Shadow, Monte Carlo:  Christina Gallea Roy, Dance Tabs


Interview – Miguel Gutierrez:  Gia Kourlas, Time Out New York


Review – ICK Amsterdam, Rocco; Abraham.In.Motion, Pavement, Los Angeles:  Mark Swed, LA Times


Reviews – Kickstart, Six choreographers make new works, Toronto: 

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Paula Citron, Toronto Globe and Mail


Preview – Dance Open Festival, St Petersburg:  Altima Listopad and Chris Gordon, St Petersburg Times


Film Review – Afternoon of a Faun:  Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


News – Twyla Tharp to be distinguished guest artist at Barnard, Columbia this Autumn:  David Salazar, Columbia Spectator


Review – NC Dance Theatre, Forgotten Land, Othello, Charlotte:  Lawrence Toppman, Charlotte Observer


Preview - Esmerelda Enrique, De Idas y Vueltas, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

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Links – Saturday, April 26, 2014



Review – Royal Ballet, The Winter’s Tale; English National Ballet, Lest We Forget, London:  Judith Flanders, JF website


Review – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Gloria, Pas de Dix, past-carry-forward, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Moon over Jupiter, Recur, Innervisions, St Petersburg:  Margaret Willis[JM1] [JM2] [JM3] , Bachtrack


Review – Taylor 2 (Paul Taylor Junior Ensemble), Airs, The Uncommitted, Esplanade, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Preview – American Ballet Theatre, Gaîté Parisienne, New York:  Patrick Pacheco, Gotham Magazine


Review – Miguel Gutierrez, Age & Beauty Part 1: Mid-Career Artist/Suicide Note or &:-/., New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Feature – Seven Ways to Dance to a Tony Award, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – Die-Hard Ballet Fans, Passionate and Partisan, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Baltic Dance Theatre, Clash, Fun, Light, Gdansk:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Gallery – Kidd Pivot / Crystal Pite, The Tempest Replica, London:  Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review – Washington Ballet, Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Preview – Australian Ballet, Chroma, Sydney:  Andrew Taylor, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Scottish Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Glasgow:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Ballet BC, Twenty eight Thousand Waves, Aheym, Lost and Seek, Vancouver:  Janet Smith, Straight.com


Review – Abraham.In.Motion, Pavement, Santa Barbara:  Elizabeth Schwyzer, Santa Barbara Independent


Preview – Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, New York:  Robert Johnson, Star Ledger


Preview – Ballet Arizona, Western Symphony, Phoenix:  Kerry Lengel, The Republic


Feature - Why a production of Prince Igor was a missed opportunity to call a truce between opera and dance:  Marina Harss, The Nation


Feature – Michele Wiles (Ballet Next, ex-ABT):  Michael Wade Simpson, Santa Fe New Mexican


Edinburgh Festivals Corner:


Feature – More than 200 New Zealanders will take part in the Festivals this year, including 2 haka groups:  Dionne Christian, New Zealand Herald



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