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Links – Sunday June 29, 2014


Reviews - American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake, NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Reviews - Eastman / Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui4D, London:

Luke Jennings, The Observer (with thoughts about neo-classical choreography)

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Russell MaliphantStill Current, Moscow: Pavel Yashchenkov, via Ismene Brown’s blog


Feature - Dance on film: Michael Newton, The Guardian


News - Sergei Filin in intensive care: Ismene Brown, blog and Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Review - Unreal Hip-Hop, Jacob’s Pillow: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Reviews - Ballet PreljocajLes NuitsBarak Ballet, mixed bill; Los Angeles BalletSerenadeLa Sylphide, Los Angeles: Donna Perlemutter, LA Observed


Review - 10 Hairy LegsPianoThe Blind Man and the ElephantIt Only Happens Once … Yesterday and TomorrowClosing the Glass DoorTrouble Will Find Me, NY: GiaKourlas, New York Times


Review - Deeply Rooted DanceEmerging Choreographers Showcase, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Feature - The stars over Australia: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Preview - Okareka Dance CompanyMana Wahine, New Zealand: Bernadette Rae, New Zealand Herald


Review - Okareka Dance CompanyMana Wahine, Rotorua: Amy Chakif, NZ Theatreview


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Links – Monday June 30, 2014


Review - American Ballet TheatreSwan Lake, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Boston BalletSymphony in Three MovementsL’Apres-Midi d’un FaunePlan to BBella Figura, New York: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature - English National Ballet at Glastonbury:

Mark Beaumont, The Guardian

Photos - Ian Gavan/Getty Images, The Guardian

Video - BBC iPlayer (starts 12.20 mins in)


Review - The World Jookin Federation launch event, Memphis: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletLes RendezvousKin., Elite Syncopations, High Wycombe: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Reviews - Queensland BalletRomeo and Juliet (with Tamara Rojo), Brisbane:

Deborah Jones, The Australian

Valerie Lawon, Dancelines


Review - Rambert, Rambert Cunningham Event, London: Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Feature - Sascha Radetsky on retiring from ABT: Vogue


Interview - Mikhail Baryshnikov on appearing in The Old Woman: Elizabeth Inglese, Vogue


News - Sergei Filin out of hospital, crisis exaggerated?: Ismene Brown, blog


Preview - Urban Bush WomenChalabati, NY: Brain Schaefer, New York Times


Preview - Rosemary LeeUnder the Vaulted Sky, Milton Keynes: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Book review - Maggie ShipsteadAstonish Me (a ballet-themed novel):

Catherine Taylor, The Guardian

Frances Perraudin, The Observer


Hankies to the ready


Romance - Tiler Peck & Robert Fairchild’s wedding: Marianne Rohrlich, New York Times

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Links – Tuesday July 1, 2014


Review - Boston BalletSymphony in Three MovementsL’Apres-Midi d’un FaunePlan to BBella Figura, New York:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review - Dutch National BalletTempest (Krzystof Pastor), Amsterdam: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Queensland BalletRomeo and Juliet, Brisbane: Deborah Jones

(this review appeared yesterday via The Australian site but may have been difficult to access)


Review - Arthur PitaThe World’s Greatest Show, Greenwich: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Think piece - Arts funding in the UK: John Tusa, The Guardian


Profile - Xander Parish, Mariinsky Ballet: Sarah Crompton, Daily Telegraph (plus video)


Review - RambertRambert Cunningham Event, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


It’s that time of year - Promotions at ABT: Marina Harss

Isabella Boylston made Principal at ABT: Michael Cooper, New York Times

…and changes at Birmingham Royal Ballet: DanceTabs


Preview & casting - Christopher WheeldonAn American in Paris:

Andrew Gans, Playbill

Ryan McPhee, Broadway.com


Photos - English National Ballet at Glastonbury 2014: Getty Images, Classic FM

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Links – Wednesday July 2, 2014


Reviews - American Ballet TheatreThe DreamThe Tempest, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Reviews - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina BauschPalermo Palermo / Paris Opéra BalletPsyché, Paris: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Reviews - Boston Ballet, New York season; Savion GloverOm: an unhappy Robert Gottlieb, New York Observer


Review – Boston BalletThe Second DetailResonanceCacti, New York: Melia Kraus-har, Broadway World


News - Arts Council England, dance funding from 2015: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian and Lyn Gardner, also in The Guardian considers implications for the theatre


Review - Trey McIntyre Project’s last hurrah, The Vinegar WorksMercury Half-Life, Jacob’s Pillow: Robert Grescovic, Wall Street Journal


Review - Nederlands Dans Theater 1SehnsuchtSchmetterling, London: Katie Colombus, The Arts Desk


Review - 10 Hairy LegsPianoThe Blind Man and the ElephantIt Only Happens Once … Yesterday and TomorrowClosing the Glass DoorTrouble Will Find Me, NY: Robert Johnson, The Star-Ledger


Interview - Louise Lecavalier on So Blue, her first choreography, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


News - New York police to crack down on subway acrobatic dancers: Jennifer Peltz & Tom Hays, Yahoo! News

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Links – Thursday July 3, 2014


Review - Trisha Brown Dance CompanySet and ResetIf couldn’t see meI’m going to toss my arms – if you catch them they’re yours, NY:

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Nederlands Dans Theater 1SehnsuchtSchmetterling, London:

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Sarah Frater, The Stage

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Maria Iu, Exeunt

Lise Smith, Londonist


Feature - Working with Wayne McGregor: Julie Burnett (Australian Ballet), DanceTabs


Feature - The Bolshoi (and David Hallberg) goes to New York: Patrick Pacheco, Gotham Magazine


News - The Bolshoi’s new deal for performers: Ismene Brown / Yaroslav Timofeev, IB blog/Izvestia


Review - RambertRambert Cunningham Event, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Review - PilobolusOn the Nature of ThingsAll Is Not Lost[esc], Wolf Trap: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Feature - Life in the cheap seats: Katie Colombus, The Stage


Photo gallery - Korean National Ballet at the 2014 Korean Ballet Festival, Seoul: Sunkyung Reina Jang, DanceTabs


Photo gallery - New English Ballet TheatreTryst: Devotion and Betrayal, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Interview - Allison Brzezinski, choreographer and founder of ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival: Andrew & Ellen Dobbyn-Blackmore, Huffington Post


Review - Okareka Dance CompanyMana Wahine, Auckland: Raewyn White, NZ Theatreview

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Links – Friday, July 4, 2014


Review – American Ballet Theatre, The Dream, The Tempest, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Reviews – Nederlands Dans Theater, Sehnsucht, Schmetterling, London:

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Londondance

Gerald DowlerClassical Source

Gallery - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Reviews – Louise LecavalierSo Blue, London, QEH:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Zoë Anderson, Independent


Film Feature – “Enemy Within” with Tiler Peck, Matthew Rushing, Marquese Scott et al: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


New York Dance Listings, 4 – 10 July: NY Times


Review – New English Ballet Theatre, Tryst – Devotion and Betrayal, London: Sarah FraterThe Stage


Review – High Heart Dance Company, Footprints, Glasgow: Kelly ApterScotsman


Review – Okareka Dance Company, Mana Wahine, Auckland: Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald


Preview – Toronto Fringe Festival: Michael CrabbToronto Star


Review – Big Show Co., The People Go Where the Chairs Are, present tense, SF: Rita FelcianoSF Bay Guardian

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Links – Saturday, July 5, 2014


Review – American Ballet Theatre’s Season at The Met, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – Mathilde Froustey at San Francisco Ballet: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Tour Preview – Bolshoi Ballet/Maria AlexandrovaMontreal: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette


Reviews – New English Ballet Theatre, Tryst – Devotion and Betrayal, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Vera LiberBTG


Review – Nederlands Dans Theater, Sehnsucht, Schmetterling, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Reviews – Louise LecavalierSo Blue, London, QEH:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Emily Brown, Bachtrack


Review – River to River Festival, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Feature – Gene Kelly: The Legacy, at Tap City Festival, NY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Preview – Central Park SummerstageNY: Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Preview – Afro-Latin@ Summer Dance Intensive, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune


Review – Keir Choreographic Award, Semi-Final 1, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Review – MascallDanceThe Three Cornered Hat, Vancouver: Alexander Varty, Straight.com


Book Review – Constant Lambert: Beyond The Rio Grande: Hilary SpurlingGuardian


Feature – What dance stars groove to in their downtime: Sanjoy Roy, Guardian


And Northern Ballet does its bit for Le Grand DépartYorkshire Post

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