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Links – Sunday May 18, 2014


Discussion piece - Long form narrative ballet (with ref. to The Winter’s TaleAcis and GalateaShostakovich Trilogy): Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - The Royal BalletSerenadeSweet VioletsDGV, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Reviews - National Symphony Orchestra: NEW MOVES season, Washington:

Keigwin + Company, EpisodesWaterfront: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

Jessica Lang DanceScapeWashington Post


Review - Yoshiko Chumaπ=3.14…HOW TO DELIVER AN AFGHAN HAT Endless Peripheral Border Cont…, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - English National Ballet at the National Portrait Gallery, London: Richard Moss, Culture24


Review - Whim W’Him#unprotected, Seattle: Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times


Review - Ballet PreljocajSnow White, Chicago: Janet Arvia, Examiner.com


Review - Grand Rapids BalletA Midsummer Night’s Dream (Wevers), Grand Rapids: Adrienne Warber, Examiner.com


Preview - Royal New Zealand BalletCoppélia, Takapuna: Bernadette Rae, New Zealand Herald


Review - Royal New Zealand BalletCoppélia, Napier: Kim Buckley, NZ Theatreview


Feature - Ballet-meets-Twister app (choreography by Ernst Meisner): Tracey Lien, Polygon


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Links – Monday, May 19, 2014


Feature- Two Russian Galas, St Petersburg and Moscow: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs


Review – New York City Ballet’s Youthful Debuts, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Alexander Whitley, The Measures Taken, All that Is Solid Melts Into Air, London: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Balanchine/Robbins Program, SF: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Reviews – Oakland Ballet, Redwood Park, Rocky Road, TIP, TurflandOakland:

Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

Carla EscodaHuffington Post


Preview – Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Orpheus’ Gaze, Transfigured Night, Montreal: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Preview – Festival TransAmériquesMontreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Feature – Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance Company: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Kyle Abraham, Live! The Realest MC, DC: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Emmanuelle Huynh, A Vida Enorme/episode 1, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – Tere O’Connor, Bleed, Rockville: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


News – Australian Ballet taking over Orchestra Victoria: Matthew Westwood, The Australian


Review – Vertical Shadows Dance Company, The White Prince, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Preview – Danspace Project ‘s Platform 2014/DD Dorvillier, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Book Review – Astonish Me, by Maggie Shipstead: Frances Perraudin, Observer

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Links – Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Eternal Question – New v Old, Osipova & Vasiliev etc etc: Judith Mackrell, Guardian


News – Bolshoi Theatre announces 2014-15 Ballet & Opera Season: Dmitriy Romdenik, RBTH


News – English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer Awards: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Gallery – Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review – Royal Ballet, Serenade, Sweet Violets, DGV, London: Lise Smith, Londondance


New York Academy Reviews:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Gelsey Kirkland Dance, The Sleeping Beauty

Ballet Academy East, La Source & other works


Review – Scottish Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Pastor), London: Gerald DowlerClassical Source


Review – Alexander Whitley, All that is solid melts into air, The Measures Taken, London: Judith MackrellGuardian


Review – Nice Méditerranée Opera Ballet, Marco Polo, HK: Natasha Rogai, SCMP


This Week – American Ballet Theatre, Gaîté Parisienne, NY: Lizzie Simon, WSJ


Review – Nuno Silva, A Darker Shade of Fado, London: Sanjoy Roy, Londondance


Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre & NVA, Ghost Pelotonwith dancers and bicycles, Leeds: Laura Thompson, Telegraph


Review – Morgan McEwen/MorDanceingress, Static Space, Jeu de Temps, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Reviews – Satellite Collective, Varied Program with some dance, NY:

Siobhan Burke, NY Times

Rachel RizzutoBachtrack


Preview – Hari Krishnan/inDance, SKIN, Quicksand, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review – New Zealand School of Dance, The Residents, Wellington: Ann Hunt, Dominion Post

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Links – Wednesday, May 21, 2014


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Review – Royal Ballet, Serenade, Sweet Violets, DGV, London: Gerald DowlerClassical Source


Review – Johann Kobborg, Alina Cojocaru & Friends, Sarasota: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Review – New Ballet Ensemble & National Symphony Orchestra, Harlem Suite, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – Ballet PreljocajSnow White, NY: Marianne Adams, Danceviewtimes


Review – English National Ballet, Emerging Dancer Competition, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – Oakland Ballet, Rocky Road, TIP, Redwood Park, TurflandOakland: Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian


Review – Ballet West, ‘Innovations’ Mixed Bill, SLC: Kathy Adams, SL Tribune


Feature – Jonathan Renna, NBC Soloist: Tony Lofaro, Ottawa Citizen


Gallery – RambertFour Elements, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Liz Santoro, Relative Collider, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Book Feature – Maggie Shipstead & “Astonish Me”: Helen Brown, Telegraph   Also Kylie Grant: The List


News – Dance Umbrella 2014 Season: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Preview – ‘Dancing to Live’ Benefit Performance, Boston: Jim Palma, Boston Herald


Feature - BRB Dancer has ‘no feelings of revenge’ after savage mugging: James Edgar, Telegraph



‘Ballerina Clown’ dancing again in LA: Christopher Knight, LA Times

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Links – Thursday May 22, 2014


Reviews - Bolshoi BalletGiselle, Washington:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - The Royal Ballet triple bill / Scottish Ballet Romeo and Juliet, London: Giannandrea Poesio, The Spectator


Review - American Ballet TheaterGaîté ParisienneTheme and VariationsDuo Concertant, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Reviews - RambertFour ElementsRoosterDutiful DucksSounddance, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Sarah Wilkinson, The Stage

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Lise Smith, Londonist


Profile - Mathilde Froustey, Paris Opéra Ballet/San Francisco Ballet: Laura Cappelle, Pointe Magazine


Review - San Francisco Ballet farewells from Damian Smith & Ruben Martin Cintas / Oakland BalletOakland-esque, SF / Oakland: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review - Gelsey Kirkland BalletSleeping Beauty, NY: Robert Gottlieb, New York Observer


Reviews - English National BalletEmerging Dancer Competition, London:

Laura Dodge, Bachtrack

Maria Iu, Exeunt


Preview - Dance Umbrella reinvented, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Review - Dallas Black Dance, celebration for retiring AD Ann Williams, Dallas: Margaret Putnam, TheatreJones


Review - Oakland BalletOakland-esque, Oakland: Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian


Preview - Hofesh Shechter CompanyIn Good Company 2014, London: Katie Colombus, The Stage


Photo gallery - Hetain PatelAmerican Boy, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - The Ballet BoyzSerpentFallen, Sydney: Deborah Jones blog


Review - Zurich Meets New York, Simone Aughterlony’s In Disguise, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - iLuminate, NY: Jennifer Fried, Broadway World


Feature - Passinho, Brazil’s latest dance craze: Jez Smajda, The Guardian

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Links – Friday May 23, 2014


Obituary - Gailene Stock, Royal Ballet School Director: Antonia Douro, The Guardian


Review - American Ballet TheaterGaîté Parisienne, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - The Royal BalletSerenadeSweet VioletsDGV, London: David Jays, ArtsJournal


Review - New York City BalletA Place for UsTodo Buenos, AiresDavidsbündlertänze, NY: Jessica Abejar, Broadway World


Reviews - RambertFour ElementsRoosterDutiful DucksSounddance, London:

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Graham Watts, DanceTabs

Gerald Dowler, Classical Source

Lara Hayward, Londondance


Feature - Cynthia Harvey and the En Avant masterclass project, NY: Allan Kozinn, New York Times


Review - DD DorvillierA Catalogue of Steps: Hearts, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Hetain PatelAmerican Boy, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Photo gallery - English National Ballet Choreographics evening, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Coleman Lemieux & CompagnieMan in BlackLooking for Elvis, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - GoLive Extended festival, Thick and Tight / 70/30 Split, London: Josephine Leask, Londondance


Review - Nuno SilvaA Darker Shade of Fado, London: Sanjoy Roy blog


Preview - Houston BalletModern Masters, Houston: Broadway World


Preview - PilobolusShadowland, Sydney: Stephanie Bunbury, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Saturday May 24, 2014


Review - New York City BalletWalpurgisnacht BalletEverywhere We GoThe Four Temperaments, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - American Ballet TheaterGaîté ParisienneTheme and VariationsDuo Concertant, NY: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Review - Boston BalletJewels: Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Review - Paul Taylor Dance CompanyBlack TuesdaySunsetMercuric Tidings, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Reviews - English National BalletChoreographics, London:

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


News - William Forsythe to no longer run Forsythe Dance Company: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Review - Cédric Andrieux & Christophe IvesLes Communs, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Houston BalletThe Four TemperamentsSechs TänzePetite Mort: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Review - Alonzo King Lines BalletThe Steady HeartKlangA Radius of ConvergenceKoto, SF: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - Toronto Dance TheatreOn Display: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Feature - Lindy Hop festival, NY: James Barron, New York Times


Review - Nice Méditerranée Opera BalletMarco Polo, HK: Natasha Rogal, South China Morning Post


Profile - Myles Thatcher, dancer and choreographer San Francisco Ballet: Mary Ellen Hunt, San Francisco Chronicle


News - Next week’s new danceRosas, London; Dublin Dance Festival: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Preview - Understanding muscles at the Cheltenham Science Festival (June): Western Daily Press




Tamara Rojo’s Madrid: Neil Norman, The Guardian


Darcey’s beauty tips: Catrin Carrucan, Daily Express

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