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Links – Sunday, August 3, 2014


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, London: Laura Thompson, Telegraph


Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Feature – The Art of the Ballet Conductor: Marina HarssNY Times


Six Reviews – Pilobolus Dance Theatre, New York: Barre Flies

Laura Jacobs, Robert Johnson, Joel Lobenthal,

Eliza Minden, Apollinaire Scherr, Leigh Witchel


Feature – English Youth Ballet: James Murray, Sunday Express


News – Sydney Eisteddfod Finalists: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Feature – Sergei Kirov, whose name replaced MariinskyGus Peters, St Petersburg Times


Edinburgh Festival Fringe:


Review – Barely Methodical Troupe, Bromance: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Review – Made in Macao, Playing Landscape: Kelly ApterScotsman

Preview – Fleur Darkin/Scottish Dance Theatre, Miann: Kelly Apter, The List

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Links – Monday, August 4, 2014


Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, London:

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk


Preview – Osipova and Vasiliev, Solo for Two: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

-- Gallery: Barry J Holmes, Guardian


Feature – ABT Soloist Sascha Radetsky ‘s last performance: Sascha Radetsky, Vogue


Review – Vail International Dance Festival, Colorado: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


News – NYCB Gala to present three World Premieres: Michael Cooper, NY Times/ArtsBeat


Review – Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – John Heginbotham, Chalk and Soot, Jacob’s Pillow: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Feature – Backstage with Royal New Zealand Ballet: Carly Thomas, Stuff.co


Edinburgh Festival Fringe:


Review – Vendetta MatheaHomme/Animal: Lucy Ribchester, The List

Review – Brazouka/Arlene Phillips: Claire Sawyers, The List

Review – This is Brazil – The Show: Claire Sawyers, The List



Seen previously? – The Ballerina Project, Dane ShitagiHuffington Post


And for your Autumnal delectation: History Come Dancing!! Evening Times

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Links – Tuesday, August 5, 2014


Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Judith MackrellGuardian

Zoë Anderson, Independent

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Rosamaria Kostic Cisneros, Bachtrack


Live Stream – Mariinsky Ballet in class, tomorrow: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


2nd Review – Vail International Dance Festival, Colorado: Alastair Macaulay, NY TImes


Feature – Nina Ananiashvili staging Don Quixote for HK Ballet: Natasha Rogai, SCMP


Review – English National Ballet, Coppélia, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Preview – Post:BalletFive High, SF: Andrea Pflaumer, SF Examiner


Review – Camille A. Brown, Mr TOL E. RAncENY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


News – McDonald Ballet Scholarship Winners, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Edinburgh Festival Fringe:


Review – Theatre With Teeth, Dirty Decadence: Donald HuteraThe List

Review – Eowyn Emerald and Dancers, 50-minute programme: Donald Hutera, The List

Review – Barely Methodical Troupe, Bromance: Donald Hutera, The List

Review – VTDance & Scottish Ballet Dance Artists, iWitness, Special Edition: Lucy Ribchester, The List

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Links – Wednesday, August 6, 2014


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, London: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Previews – Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Mark Morris Dance Group, Acis and Galatea, NY:

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, NY Times

Robert Johnson, Star-Ledger


Lincoln Center Out Of Doors, New York:


Review – Turko-Persian Diaspora: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Review – Paul Taylor Dance Company, Triple Bill: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Outdoors Review – Dusk Dances, Toronto: Michael CrabbToronto Star


Edinburgh Festival Fringe:


Review – Lenka Vagnerová & Company, Riders: Kirsty Morgan, Bachtrack

Review – Keneish Dance, Tabula Rasa: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

Review – Dance Base Roundup: Kelly ApterScotsman


Feature – A San Francisco therapeutic Dance project: Meredith May, SF Chronicle


Scroll down here to find Mesdames Rojo and Cojocaru in fancy frocks: Daily Mail




And after years of daily Links here and at ballet.co, what does this say about us … or you:

Two Thirds of Theatregoers do not read reviews: Nicola Merrifield, The Stage

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Links - Thursday, August 07 2014



Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Romeo and Juliet, London:  Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, Swan Lake, New York:  Leigh Witchel, Danceview Times


Preview – Osipova and Vasiliev, Solo for Two, London:  BWW News Desk, Broadway World


News – American Ballet Theatre donating Trove of Materials to Library of Congress:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Vail International Dance Festival, Seven New Works, Vail:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Allegro, Hamilton:  Debbie Bright, NZ Theatre View


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, A Million Kisses to My Skin, Take Five … More or Less, Before After, Rassemblement, Jacob’s Pillow:  Tresca Weinstein, Times Union


Feature:  Leap of Faith: How Ladysmith Black Mambazo turned into ballet dancers:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review – Jacob Jonas The Company, In a Room on Broad St, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature – 17 Ballet Icons who are changing the face of dance today:  Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post


Feature - Vincent and Flavia:  Lyndsey Winship, Standard


Feature - Valda Setterfield, The Lear Project, Kilkenny:  Michael Seaver, Irish Times

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Links - Friday, August 08 2014



Osipova/Vasiliev, Solo for Two, London:

Reviews -

Clement Crisp, FT

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

Lyndsey Winship, Standard

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Neil Norman, Stage

Meghan Feeks, Huffington Post

Gallery – Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

Feature – Louise Jury, Standard


Review – Bolshoi Ballet, Spartacus, New York:  Carol Pardo, Danceview Times


Interview – Helgi Tomasson, AD San Francisco Ballet:  Laurine Mortha, Bachtrack


News – Library of Congress Acquires American Ballet Theatre Archive:  Donna Urschel, EIN News


Review – Daniel Jaber, Too far again, not far enough, Agile, Adelaide:  Alan Brissenden, Australian


Preview – Vail International Dance Festival, Dance TV, Vail:  Brian Schaefer, Out


Picture Feature:  Australian Ballet, Ballet in Bondi, Sydney:  Dan Boud & Jason Reed/Reuters, Guardian


Featurette – Misty Copeland (ABT):  Fred Pawle, Australian


Edinburgh Fringe Festival:

Review – Feng Dance Theatre, Kid Box:  Helen I Hwang, Huffington Post

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Links - Saturday, August 09 2014



Reviews – Osipova and Vasiliev, Solo for Two, London: 

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Neil Norman, Express

Graham Watts, London Dance

Laura Dodge, Bachtrack


Reviews – Mark Morris Dance Group, Acis and Galatea, New York: 

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Vale International Festival, Tiler Peck, Ballet X programme, Vale:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Preview – This Week’s Dance:

Clement Crisp, FT

Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Feature – Tiler Peck on Little Dancer:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Zoonation, Groove on down the road, London:  Samantha Whittaker, London Dance


Review – Heginbotham Dance, Twin, Closing Bell, The Picture Image Solos, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Features - Misty Copeland: 

Sharon Verghis, Australian

Tiffany Crawford, Huffington Post


Feature – Jose Manuel Carreno:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune


Preview – Drive East Festival, New York:  Robert Johnson, Star Ledger


Review – Ragamala Dance, Song of the Jasmine, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Feature – Christian Sekhanan:  Jevon Phillips, LA Times


Edinburgh Festival 2014:

Preview - Guardian


Java Dance Company, Back on the Bus:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman/wow247

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers, mixed programme:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman/wow247

Thom Monckton, The Pianist:  Fiona Shepherd, Scotsman/wow247

Tokyo Tapdo, Sushi Tap Show:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman/wow247

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