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Links – Sunday, May 4, 2014


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, The Bright Stream, Moscow: Margaret Willis, Bachtrack


Reviews – Sarasota Ballet, Ashton Festival, Sarasota:

Programmes 2 and 3: Judith Cruickshank, Danceviewtimes

Programme 3: Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune


Preview – Boston Ballet, Cacti (Ekman), Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Review – Australian Ballet, Suite en Blanc, Ballet Imperial, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Tour Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Lord of the Flies, Plymouth: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – Ballet PreljocajSnow White, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review – Shen Wei Dance Arts, Map, NY: Deborah JowittArts Journal/Dance Beat


Review – Mayuri Boonham, Ex Nihilo/The Human Edge, London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Preview – Freespace Dance, 40+, Montclair: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Gallery – Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterArthur Pollock, Boston Herald


Review – Seattle Dance Project, Project 7, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times


Preview – Alberta Ballet, Class Acts, Edmonton: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Preview – Lucie Grégoire, Ciel et Cendres, Montreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

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Links – Monday, May 5, 2014


Feature – What happens to retired ballerinas?  Rupert Christiansen, Telegraph


Reviews – Australian Ballet, Chroma, Art to Sky, Petite Mort, Sechs Tanze: Sydney:

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Clive Paget, Limelight


Feature – Sarasota Ballet’s Ashton Festival: Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune


Interview – Justin Peck & Sufjan Stevens at NYCB: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Smuin Ballet, Tutto Eccetto il Lavandino, But now I must rest, Dancin’ with Gershwin, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Breakin’ Convention as seen by Architecture Critic, Oliver Wainwright, Guardian


News – “Rambert Event” Celebrations, London: Nick Clark, Independent


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, CoppeliaInvercargill: Kasey Dewar, Theatreview


Review – Surupa Sen & Bijayini Satpathy, Songs of Love and Longing,NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Preview – La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, NY: Brian Schaefer, NY Times


Review – Danielle Agami/Ate9 Dance Company, Mouth to Mouth, LA: Victoria LooseleafFjord Review


Slide-Show – Hip-Hop’s New New York: Jessica Lehrman, NY Times


Feature – Hip-Hop Training at Millennium Dance Complex: Jevon Phillips, LA Times


Review – Next Wave Festival, Maximum, Melbourne: Jane Howard, Guardian


Review – Nat CursioThe Middle Room, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review

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Links – Tuesday, May 6, 2014


Features – Sarasota Celebrates Ashton:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal


Feature & Interview – Justin Peck, creating at NYCB:

Joan AcocellaNew Yorker

Terry TruccoPlaybill Arts


Review – Washington Ballet, Tour de Force: Balanchine!, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Agon, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Glass Pieces, SF:

Rita FelcianoDanceviewtimes

Janos GerebenSF Examiner


Slide Show – Backstage at Australian Ballet’s Imperial SuiteVogue Australia


Review – Darshan Singh Buller & Lindsey Butcher, Rites of War, London: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review – Mayuri Boonham, Ex Nihilo, The Human Edge, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Reviews – Breakin’ Convention, London:

Zoë Anderson, Independent

As seen by Film Critic, Ryan GilbeyGuardian


Preview – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Défilé, Four Seasons, Winnipeg: Jen Zorati, Winnipeg Free Press


Feature – Christian Rizzo, Choreographer: Roslyn SulcasNY Times


Preview – Aakash Odedra Company, Murmur, Inked, Birmingham: Aakash Odedra, Guardian


Review – Shian Law, Personal Mythologies, Melbourne: Chloe Smethurst, The Age


News – West Australian Ballet Wants Perth Waterfront Venue: Stephen Bevis, West Australian

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Links – Wednesday, May 7, 2014


Review – Sarasota Ballet, Ashton Festival, Sarasota: Gerald DowlerFinancial Times


Review – International Ballet Festival 2014, St Petersburg: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

Malandain Ballet Biarritz, Magifique

Dutch National Ballet, Tribute to Hans van Manen


Review – Stanislavsky Ballet, Jiři Kylián Programme, Moscow: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Review – Mark Morris Dance Group, Acis and Galatea, Berkeley: David Littlejohn, Wall St Journal


Feature/Preview – Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot, The Tempest Replica, Canadian Tour: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail


Review – Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot, The Tempest Replica, Birmingham: Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk


Reviews – Australian Ballet, Ballet Imperial, Suite en Blanc, Sydney:

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Pia SavoieBachtrack


Reviews – Breakin’ Convention, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith MackrellGuardian

Rachael NanyonjoLondondance

Lise Smith, DanceTabs

As seen by Comedy critic, Brian Logan, Guardian


Review – Smuin Ballet, Tutto Eccetto il Lavandino, But now I must rest, Dancin’ with Gershwin: SF: Rita FelcianoSF Bay Guardian


Preview – Lyon Opera Ballet, ni fleurs, ni ford-mustang, NY: Pia Catton, Wall St Journal


Review – Mayuri Boonham, Ex Nihilo/The Human Edge, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – Darshan Singh Buller & Lyndsey Butcher, Rites of War, London: Neil Norman, The Stage


Preview – Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Heart(s)pace, Beautiful Mistake, Last, Princeton:  Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Review – Nuno Silva, A Darker Shade of Fado, Bracknell: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Feature – Murley Dance Company, a new classical company: Katie Colombus, The Stage


Review – Queensland Ballet, Coppelia, Brisbane: Elise Lawrence, Limelight


Review – Danse: A French-American Festival of Performance, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Alain BuffardBaron Samedi, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – imperial Russian Ballet Company, Don Quixote, Canberra: Michelle Potter, Canberra Times


Feature – SFB Dancer Damian Smith paints with his feet: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


News – Ballet in Cleveland’s oenological fundraising venture! Marc Bona, The Plain Dealer

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Links – Thursday, May 8, 2014


News- Osipova and Vasiliev to present Solo for Two show in London: BWW


News – NYCB announces 2014-15 Season: Michael Cooper, NY Times


Review – New York City Ballet, Raymonda Variations, Symphony in C, Steadfast Tin Soldier, Le Tombeau de Couperin, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Sarasota Ballet Ashton Festival: Marina HarssDanceTabs


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Hummingbird, Fifth Season, Suite en Blanc, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review – Cincinatti Ballet, Hummingbird in a Box, Caprice, Chasing Squirrel, NY: David Lyman, Cincinatti.com


Preview – Alexander Whitley, The Measures Taken, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


News – William Forsythe to be Professor at University of Southern California: Deborah VankinLA Times


Review – Cecilia Bengolea & François Chaignaud, altered natives, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Books – The Essence of Ballet by Ingrid BuggeJudith Mackrell, Guardian

Gallery: Guardian


Review – Havana RakatanLondon: Sarah Frater, The Stage


Interview – David Toole/Stopgap Dance Company: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News – Thomas Adès world première at Sadler’s Wells: Vera Liber, BTG


Reaction – 396 Words on Trisha Brown: Siobhan Burke, Brooklyn Rail


Reaction – Taisha Paggett’s Geography of WeJaime Shearn Coan, Brooklyn Rail


Question – Can ballet teach the world to love dancing horses? CNN

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Links – Friday, May 09, 2014



Review – New York City Ballet, Les Bosquets, This Bitter Earth, Barber Violin Concerto, Herman Schmerman Pas de Deux, Namouna, A Grand Divertissement, New York:  Michael Popkin, Danceview Times


Review – New York City Ballet, Sonatas and Interludes, Vespro, Two Hearts, Acheron, Les Bosquets, New York:  Jessica Abejar, Broadway World


Review – Limon Dance Company, Mazurkas, She Who Carries the Sky, Nocturne for Ancestors, Psalm, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Orpheus and Eurydice, Paris:  Laurine Mortha, Bachtrack


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Hummingbird, The Fifth Season, Suite en Blanc, San Francisco:  Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review – Sylvie Guillem, 6000 Miles Away, Birmingham:  Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk


Feature – Agnes Letestu bids “au revoir” to the Paris Opera Ballet:  Patricia Boccadoro, Culture Kiosque


Preview – Sadler’s Wells Autumn Season 2014:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Reviews – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Coppelia,

Dunedin:  Hannah Molloy, NZ Theatre View

Otago:  Penny Neilson, Otago Daily News


Review – Cincinnati Ballet, Hummingbird in a Box, Caprice, Chasing Squirrel, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Lyon Opera Ballet, sakinan goze coop batar, ni fleurs ni ford-mustang, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Luca Veggetti, Project IX: Pléïades, New York:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times


Review – James Welsby, Hex, Melbourne:  Jane Howard, Guardian


Review – Carly Sheppard, White Face, Melbourne:  Jane Howard, Guardian


Review – Matthew Bourne | New Adventures, Swan Lake, Canterbury:  Mike Shaw, The Void


Review – Vera Tussing, T-Dance, London:  Samantha Whittaker, London Dance


Feature – TU Dance Theatre, Minneapolis:  Rohan Preston, Star Tribune

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Links – Saturday May 10, 2014


Reviews - New York City Ballet Spring Gala, Allegro BrillanteEverywhere We Go (new Justin Peck), NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - San Francisco BalletThe Fifth SeasonSuite en BlancHummingbird, SF: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review - Sarasota Ballet, Ashton Festival, Florida: Judith Cruickshank, The Guardian


Feature - Standouts of American Ballet Theater’s Corps de Ballet: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Reviews - Olivier Dubois Ballet du NordTragédie, London:

Clement Crisp, The Financial Times

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

G.J. Dowler, Classical Source

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Neil Norman, The Stage


Review - DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Maud Le PladecDemocracy, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Preview - Boston BalletPricked triple bill, Boston: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Review - Lyon Opera Balletni fleurs, ni ford-mustang, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review – Crystal Pite/Kidd PivotThe Tempest Replica, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Cas Public & Ex Cathedra, Durufle’s Requiem, IDF Birmingham: Michael White, The Telegraph


Review - Alberta BalletClass Acts - A Tribute to Hollywood Musicals, Edmonton: Salena Kitteringham, Edmonton Journal


Review - Aakash OdedraMurmurInked, IDF Birmingham: Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk


Review - Lucky Plush ProductionsQueue, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Preview - Brighton Festival, William Forsythe, Wim Vandekeybus, Les Slovaks: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Preview - Matthew BourneLord of the Flies, IDF Birmingham: Diane Parkes, Birmingham Post


Preview - Ballet WestInnovations, Salt Lake City: Kathy Adams, Salt Lake Tribune


Review - tiger princess dance projectsSoloDuet, Toronto: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review


Feature - The NYCB Spring Gala with everyone who’s anyone but nary a dancer in sight: Vogue

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