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Links – Sunday June 15, 2014


Reviews - English National BalletRomeo and Juliet, London:

Luke Jennings, The Observer (Rojo/Acosta)

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express (Cojocaru/Vogel)


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

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Tiffany Pritchard, Londonist


Preview - Les Nuits by Angelin Preljocaj hits L.A.: Victoria Looseleaf, Los Angeles Times


Preview - Kansas City Dance Festival (June 20-21): Patrick Neas, Kansas City Star


Preview - Venice International Contemporary Dance Festival (June 19-29): Debra Levine, South China Morning Post


News - 10th USA International Ballet Competition opens, Jackson, Miss.: Neil Luter Floyd, The Clarion-Ledger


News - Picasso's Le Tricorne curtain dispute resolved: Barbara Ross, New York Daily News


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Links – Monday June 16, 2014


Review - English National BalletRomeo and Juliet, London: Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk (updated to include Cojocaru/Vogel cast)


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletLa Fille mal gardée, Birmingham: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Interview - Guillaume Côté, National Ballet of Canada: Courtney Shea, Globe and Mail


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Pleasure of the LessonRevelationsChroma, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAwassa Astrige/Ostrich, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, SF: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - DD DorvillierDiary of an Image, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Michael RalphHollywood Honky Tonk, Sydney: Heather Bloom, Australian Stage


Film - The making of dance film The Enemy Within: Rebecca Milzoff, New York Times


Preview - River to River Festival, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


News - USA IBC day 1, Jackson: WAPT News


Feature - Jocquese Whitfield teaches voguing: Mike Kepka, San Francisco Chronicle

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Links – Tuesday June 17, 2014


Review - American Ballet TheatreCinderella (several casts), NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Program A: Chroma, The Pleasure of the Lesson, Revelations; Program B: Grace, Awassa Astrige/Ostrige, D-Man in the Waters (part I), Minus 16, NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - Pennsylvania BalletIn the NightPenumbraLa ChasseIn the middle, somewhat elevated, Philadelphia: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Book - John TusaPain in the Arts, discussed, with extensive extracts: Ismene Brown, The Arts Desk


Interview - Steven McRae: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Feature - Bangarra Dance TheatrePatyegarang, Sydney: The Guardian


Review - Bangarra Dance TheatrePatyegarang, Sydney:

Deborah Jones, blog

Sarah Navin, Bachtrack


Review - Sidi Larbi CherkaouiMilonga, Sydney:

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Pia Savoie, Bachtrack


Profile - Shen Wei, dancer, choreographer, painter: Danielle Georgiou, Dallas Observer


Review - Stephanie LakeDual, Glasgow: Lorna Irvine, Exeunt


Review - Claire CunninghamGuide Gods, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, The Herald


Review - Deborah LightHide, London: Samantha Whitaker, Londondance


News - Big Dance Weekend 2014 gets extra Arts Council funding: Carmel Smith, Londondance

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Links – Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Feature – Bolshoi Visits that Never Were: Alice LagnadoVoice of Russia UK


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Hans Van Manen Programme, St Petersburg: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Cinderella, NY: Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Company, Two Programmes, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Review – Akram Khan Company, iTMOiLondon: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, MilongaSydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Feature – David Parsons’ Caught for Alvin Ailey: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature – Roy Kaiser’s 35 Years at Pennsylvania Ballet: Julie Diana, Playbill Arts


Review – Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance, Rock The Ballet: Neil Norman, Express


News – Matthew Bourne’s Car Man to be revived in 2015: Vera LiberBTG


Review – San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, 2014: Rita FelcianoSF Bay Guardian


Review – Zendora Dance, From a Firefly’s Eye, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Ballet Ireland, Carmen, London: Nemesha Balasundaram, Irish Post


Preview – Keir Choreographic Award, Melbourne: John Bailey, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Bangarra Dance Theatre, PatyegarangSydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Carlota PraderaBare Bones, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Preview – Ensemble EspanolFlamenco Passion, Skokie, Il: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Franke Requardt & David Rosenberg, The Roof, London:  Lara Hayward, Londondance


Review – Ballet Tech School, Kids Dance Showcase, NY: Robert GreskovicWSJ


Preview – Fresh Meat Festival, San Francisco: Chloe Johnson, SF Examiner


Review – ExperimentusDispositivo Movel, Grey Color of Things, Vice and Virtue, Seattle: Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times

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Links – Thursday, June 19, 2014


Reviews – American Ballet Theatre, Giselle, NY:

Vishneva/Gomes:   Brian Seibert, NY Times

Semionova/Hallberg: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Cinderella, NY: Leigh WitchelDanceviewtimes


News – ABT confirms August/September Brisbane Season details: BWW


Review – Australian Ballet, Chroma, Art to Sky, Petite Mort, Sechs Tänze, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Review – Australian Ballet, “Bodytorque” Programme, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Q & A – Ethan Stiefel, Departing RNZB Director: Sarah Stuart, NZ Herald


News – NYCB to extend 2015 Saratoga Residency: Allan KozinnNY Times


Reviews – Dada Masilo Company, Swan Lake, London:

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Judith MackrellGuardian

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Vera LiberBTG

 - Gallery: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Feature – Dances for a Small Stage, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com


Review – PilobolusShadowlandSydney: Jill Sykes, The Age


News – Royal Ballet School & Dancers’ Career Development Partnership: Lucie Sheppard, Londondance


Feature – Jorge CrecisThrough & Out: Skipping Extravaganza, London: Londondance

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Links – Friday, June 20, 2014


Preview Video – Queensland Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan)Guardian


Feature – NBC Principal, McGee Maddox, as TybaltMichael Crabb, Toronto Star


Feature – Trey McIntyre, Leaping Away From Success: Marina HarssNY Times


Review – Dada Masilo Company, Swan Lake, London: Hanna Weibye, Arts Desk


Feature – New English Ballet Theatre: Symone Keisha, Londondance


News – Dance at Latitude Arts Festival: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Preview – Chunky Move, Fountain, Melbourne: Philippa Hawker, The Age


Review – Louise LecavalierSo Blue, Toronto: Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail


Preview – Cunningham & CrollFrom the Horse’s Mouth, Toronto: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail

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Links – Saturday, June 21, 2014


Preview – Royal Ballet, ManonMoscow: Rossia TV via Ismene Brown's Blog


Report – Dance in the Venice Biennale: Judith MackrellGuardian


Jacob’s Pillow Review – Hong Kong Ballet, A Room of Her Own, Castrati, In Light and Shadow, Becket, MA: Janine Parker, Boston Globe


Review – English National Ballet, Romeo and Juliet (Klimentová/Muntagirov), London: Vera Liber, BTG


Interview – Royal Ballet’s Eric Underwood: Tobi Oredein, Black Ballad


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Lift, Caught, Polish Pieces, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review - Bangarra Dance Theatre, Patyegarang, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Preview – River to River Festival, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Review – Rioult Dance New York, Two Mixed Bills, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times



And if you’re in Edinburgh this afternoon: The Bicycle Ballet Company: STV Edinburgh


Failing that, there appears to have been a smidgen of ballet in this cheery piece:

Review – Perm Opera Ballet Theatre, NosferatuPerm: Susan Moore, Financial Times

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