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Links – Sunday, June 08, 2014

 

 

Interview – Daria Klimentova:  Vanessa Thorpe, Observer

 

Review – Royal Ballet, The Dream, Connectome, The Concert, London: 

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffrey Taylor, Express

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Les Rendezvous, Dante Sonata, Façade, Birmingham:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Interview – Andris Liepa & Georgy Isaakyan:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, Cinderella, Toronto:  Dana Glassman, National Post

 

Review – Hubbard Street Dance, The Impossible, Gnawa, Quintett and more: Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Featurettes – Tamara Rojo:

To insure a ballerina’s legs: £30,000 a week:  Hannah Furness, Telegraph

Ballet is more entertaining than football:  Jane Clinton, Express   

 

Preview - Lucy Guerin inc, Untrained, Glasgow:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review – Ballet Company of Teatro Colon, Le Corsaire, Buenos Aires:  Pablo Bardin, Buenos Aires Herald

 

Review - Artemis Danza, La Traviata, Cape Town:  Katy Scott, Artlink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Links – Monday, June 09, 2014

 

 

Obituary – Bruce Wood, Chorographer/Dancer/Director:  Margaret Putnam, Theater Jones

 

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Les Rendezvous, Dante Sonata, Façade, Birmingham:  Gerald Dowler, FT

 

Reviews – Russell Maliphant Company, Afterlight, Still Current, London: 

Louise Levene, FT

Shelley Pinto-Duschinsky, Bachtrack

 

Review – DD Dorvillier, Diary of an Image, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review – Ashani Dances, The leaves have fallen, Of Passage, Hush, Seattle:  Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times

 

Interview – Claire Cunningham:  Claire Black, Scotsman

 

Feature – Alice Topp (Australian Ballet):  Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Mini Interview – Xiomara Reyes (American Ballet Theatre):  Graciela Berger Wegsman, NY Daily News

 

Feature - Engagement Féminin: Women, Education and Contemporary Dance in West Africa:  Emily Coates, Huffington Post

 

Review – Royal Moscow Ballet, Cinderella, Abu Dhabi:  Jessica Hill, The National

 

And finally…

Review – Touch Truck Ballet, Washington:  Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post

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Links – Tuesday, June 10, 2014

 

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Les Rendezvous, Dante Sonata, Façade, Birmingham:  Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

 

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

 

Review – Hofesh Schecter Company, In Good Company, London:  Catherine Sutherland, Bachtrack

 

Review – School of American Ballet, Dances Balanchine – Serenade and excerpts, New York:  Marjorie Liebert, Broadway World

 

Review – Wendy Houstoun, Pact with Pointlessness, London:  Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

 

Review – Tao Dance Theatre, 4, 5, London:  Catherine Sutherland, Bachtrack

 

Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Washington:  Ashley McKean, Danceview Times

 

Review – Houston Ballet, Swan Lake, Houston:  David Clarke, Broadway World

 

Feature - Dominic Walsh says goodbye to Houston … for now:  Olivia Flores Alvarez, Houston Press

 

Review – Los Angeles Ballet, La Sylphide, Serenade, Los Angeles:  Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times

 

Review – Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theatre, Mil Clavos, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Ayako Kato, The Incidents, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Dallas Neo Classical Ballet, Scheherezade and more, Plano & Oak Cliff:  Cheryl Callon, Theater Jones

 

Preview – American Ballet Stars in Johannesburg, South Africa:  J Brooks Spector, Daily Maverick

 

Review – GASP! Dance Collective, Timescape, Dunedin:  Ann Bate, NZ Theatre View

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Links – Wednesday June 11, 2014

 

Review - New York City Ballet, the Spring season in retrospect, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Reviews - American Ballet TheatreCinderella, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes

 

Review - National Ballet of CanadaLe Spectre de la RoseOpus 19/The Dreamerthe second detail, Toronto: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review

 

Review - The Royal BalletThe DreamConnectome, London: Barbara Newman, Country Life (a first for us from that source we think!)

 

Review - Akram Khan CompanyiTMOi, London: Sanjoy Roy blog

 

Reviews - Australian BalletChromaArt to SkyPetite MorteSechs Tanze, Melbourne:

Jordan Beth Vincent, Brisbane Times

Heather Bloom, Australian Stage

Stephanie Glickman, Herald Sun

 

Review - Pacific Northwest BalletGiselle (Kaori Nakamura’s retirement), Seattle: Lance Dickie, Seattle Times

 

Review - Helen Simoneau DansePaper Wingsthe gentleness was in her handsamong the newly familiar, NY: Rachel Rizzuto, Bachtrack

 

Review - ADAD TrailblazersExposure, London: Carole Edrich, Londondance

 

Reviews - David Rosenberg & Frauke RequardtThe Roof, London:

Paul Taylor, The Independent

Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard

 

News - More Cuban ballet defectors:

Nora Gamez Torres, Miami Herald

Christine Armario, Charlotte Observer/AP

 

Reviews - Circus AutomaticIn the Tree of SmokeNol Simonse & Todd EckertShared Space, SF: Rita Felciano, San Francisco Bay Guardian

 

Review - Tao Dance Theatre45, London: Maria Iu, Exeunt

 

Feature - Dance on TV (with Tommy Franzen interview): Katie Colombus, The Stage

 

Feature - In rehearsal with DD Dorvillier: Stormy Budwig, Brooklyn Rail

 

Concert preview - Benjamin Britten’s Prince of the Pagodas, SF: David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Interview - Thierry Thieû Niang, choreographer: Ivan Talijancic, Brooklyn Rail

 

Review - Jen Rosenblita Natural dance, NY: Jaime Shearn Coan, Brooklyn Rail

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Links – Thursday June 12, 2014

 

Review - New York City Ballet, Spring season retrospective, NY: Robert Gottlieb, New York Observer

 

Review - American Ballet TheatreCinderella, NY: Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal

 

Reviews - English National BalletRomeo and Juliet, London:

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Sarah Frater, The Stage

 

Photos - English National BalletRomeo and Juliet, London:

Dave Morgan, DanceTabs (Rojo/Acosta)

Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs (Klimentová/Muntagirov)

 

Interview - Daria Klimentová on Juliet (extract): Zoë Anderson, Dancing Times

 

Review - Pacific Northwest BalletGiselle, Seattle: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Akram Khan CompanyiTMOi, London: Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

 

Essay - Pina Bausch: Martha Schabas, Hazlitt

 

Essay - Mark Morris’s Acis and GalateaMarina Harss

 

Review - Wendy HoustounPact With Pointlessness, London: Lise Smith, Londondance

 

Review - Hong Kong BalletLes Sylphides (and more), HK: Kevin Ng, TimeOut Hong Kong

 

Interview - Misty Copeland: Jevon Phillips, Los Angeles Times

 

Review - MalpasoWhy You Follow, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

 

Review - Matthew BourneSwan Lake, Jerusalem: Ora Brafman, Jerusalem Post

 

Feature - Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Christopher Duggan (photographer), Huffington Post

 

Review - James BatchelorDance Island, Melbourne: Chloe Smethurst, Sydney Morning Herald

 

News - Big Dance 2014, UK: Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Preview - Lustig Dance Theatre in New Brunswick: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

And finally (and inescapably)

 

The World Cup is upon us: Rio Ferdinand, ballet’s own footballer, profiled by Matthew Stadlen: Radio Times

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Links – Friday June 23, 2014

 

Reviews - English National BalletRomeo and Juliet, London:

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Graham Watts, Londondance

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

photos - Jane Hobson, The Guardian

 

Review - Pacific Northwest BalletGiselleRose adagio (Kaori Nakamura’s farewell), Seattle: Rosie Gaynor, Financial Times

 

Feature - Can ballet make you laugh? Mark Monahan finds that The Concert at the Royal Ballet works for him: The Telegraph

 

Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletLa Fille mal gardée, Birmingham:

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Richard Edmonds, Birmingham Post

 

Review - American Realness Festival, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Russell Maliphant CompanyStill Current, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Spirit Gala, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Trey McIntyre ProjectThe Vinegar WorksMercury Half-Life and farewell to the company: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Review - Bangarra Dance TheatrePatyegarang, Sydney: Clive Paget, Limelight

 

Preview - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Moses’ The Pleasure of the Lesson: Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal

 

Preview - Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Richard Houdek, Berkshire Eagle

 

Review - Michael RalphHollywood Honky Tonk, Sydney: Chloe Smethurst, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Feature - Melati Suryodarmo and the butter dance: Rachel Will, New York Times

 

Feature - Dances with iPhones: Katia Bachko, New Yorker

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Links – Saturday June 14, 2014

 

Reviews - American Ballet TheatreCinderella, NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger

 

Reviews - American Ballet TheatreCinderella, six views: Robert Johnson, Apollinaire Scherr, Alexandra Ansanelli, Laura Jacobs, Leigh Witchel, Joel Lobenthal, The BarreFlies

 

Reviews - English National BalletRomeo and Juliet, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Cristina de Lucas, Bachtrack

Laura Dodge, Londonist

 

Reviews - Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of DanceRock the Ballet, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Graham Watts, Londondance

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Sarah Frater, The Stage

Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - ZviDanceSurveillance, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - The Royal BalletDraft Works, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review - Cedar Lake Contemporary BalletOrbo NovoGrace Engine, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times

 

Review - Pennsylvania BalletIn the NightPenumbraLa ChasseIn the middle, somewhat elevated, Philadelphia: Ellen Dunkel, The Inquirer

 

Review - Akram Khan CompanyiTMOi, London: Sara Veale, Exeunt

 

Feature - Politicians exposing their ignorance of the arts?: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

Feature - Li Cunxin and Queensland Ballet: Sharon Verghis, The Australian

 

Review - Eliot Feld’s Kids Dance, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Liz Lerman, Healing Wars, Washington: Peter Marks, Washington Post

 

Preview - Mikhail Baryshnikov in Robert Wilson’s The Old Woman, NY: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

News - Svetlana Lunkina joins the National Ballet of Canada: Ismene Brown/Olga Zvyalova, blog/Izvestia

 

Feature - National Ballet of CanadaMad Hot Ballet gala: Randi Bergman, Fashion Magazine

 

News - The week’s new dance (UK), BRB’s La Fille mal gardée, Birmingham; a South African Swan Lake, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

Photo feature - Aspen Santa Fe Ballet gets colourful: Jana Cruder, Huffington Post

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