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Links – Sunday October 12, 2014


Review - The Royal BalletManon, London: David Jays, ArtsJournal


Review - Fall For Dance Festival (Black Grace, SF Ballet, Russell Maliphant, Mark Morris), NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletShadows of War, Birmingham: Mark Ronan


Review - New AdventuresLord of the Flies, London: Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Theo ClinkardOrdinary Courage, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Feature - Los Angeles, the dance magnet: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Hedwig Dances / DanzAbiertaTrade Winds, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Reviews - Sydney Dance CompanyLouder than WordsParenthesis, Sydney: 

Deborah Jones

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review - Chunky MoveComplexity of Belonging, Melbourne: Jan Chandler, Australian Stage


Interview - Irina Chernomurova, new Director of the Department of Strategic Planning and Special Projects at the Bolshoi Theatre: Ismene Brown / Yaroslav Timofeev, Izvestia


Feature - Conrad ShawcrossThe Ada Project, London: Kate Kellaway, The Observer


DVD review - Mariinsky BalletRomeo and Juliet (Vishneva): Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe


Finally - Georgette Bowden (A night in the life of a belly dancer): Natalie O’Brien, Sydney Morning Herald


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Links – Monday October 13, 2014


Obituary - Joan Benesh, co-founder of the Benesh Institute: Royal Academy of Dance


Review - Fall for Dance program 2 (Lucinda Childs, Dresden Semperoper Ballett, Sébastien Ramirez & Honji Wang, Alvin Ailey), NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletLa Fin du jourMiracle in the GorbalsFlowers of the Forest, Birmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - New AdventuresLord of the Flies, London: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Reviews - Aspen Santa Fe BalletSquare NoneBeautiful MistakeThe Heart(s)pace, Pittsburgh: 

Jane Vranish, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mark Kanny, TribLIVE


Review - Chunky MoveComplexity of Belonging, Melbourne: Van Badham, The Guardian


Review - Opera Lafayette / New York Baroque Dance Company / Kalanidhi Dance / Sean Curran CompanyLes Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour, NY: James R. Oestreich, New York Times


Review - Ballet Revolución, London: Franco Milazzo, Londonist


Review - Tempo Dance Festival 2014, FRESH, Auckland: Raewyn White, New Zealand Herald


Review - Maija HirvanenFor those who have time, London: Sara Veale, Exeunt


Review - Oregon Ballet Theatre, 25th birthday party, Portland: Grant Butler, OregonLive


Preview - Nick Mauss & others1NVERSIONS, Frieze Art Fair, London: Agnieszka Gratza, Financial Times


Preview - Mark BruceDracula, Birmingham: Roz Laws, Birmingham Mail


Feature - The renaissance of the tea dance: Rhik Samadder, The Guardian

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Links – Tuesday October 14, 2014


Reviews - New York City BalletChaconneInterplayAfter the RainEverywhere We Go, NY: 

Siobhan Burke, New York Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Reviews - New York City Ballet, 21st Century choreographers Clearing DawnFunéraillesBelles-LettresMorgenPictures at an ExhibitionThis Bitter Earth: Joel Lobenthal, Leigh Witchel, Eliza Minden, Apollinaire Scherr, Sara Mearns, Robert Johnson, Laura Jacobs, The Barre Files


Review - Australian BalletSwan Lake, Los Angeles: Mark Hein, Bachtrack


Review – Pacific Northwest BalletTide HarmonicDebonairMemory Glow, NY: Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review - Chunky MoveComplexity of Belonging, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, DanceTabs


Feature - Christopher Wheeldon talks about his Swan Lake for Joffrey Ballet: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review - Martha ClarkeChéri, Washington: Oksana Kadarina, DanceTabs


Review - Lost DogLike Rabbits, London: Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Review - Maija HirvanenFor those who have time, London: Lise Smith, DanceTabs


Review - Best of BE Festival (Julia Schwatzbach, Milan Ujvari, Mokhallad Rasem), London: Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Londondance


Review - Opera Lafayette / New York Baroque Dance Company / Kalanidhi Dance / Sean Curran CompanyLes Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour, NY: Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal


Review - Errol White & Davina GivanBreathe, Edinburgh: Thom Dibdin, The Stage


Preview - Basil Twist’s “ballet without dancers”, The Rite of Spring, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

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Links – Wednesday October 15, 2014


Review - New York City BalletSquare DanceThe Steadfast Tin SoldierLe Tombeau de CouperinThe ConcertThis Bitter Earth, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Reviews - Fall for Dance program 2 (Lucinda Childs, Dresden Semperoper Ballett, Sébastien Ramirez & Honji Wang, Alvin Ailey), NY: 

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs

Ivan Talijancic, Bachtrack

Melia Kraus-har, Broadway World


Review - Dutch National BalletBack to Bach, Amsterdam: Sanne Thierens, Bachtrack


Preview - Paris Opéra Ballet returns to Montreal after 47 years: Paula Citron, Globe and Mail


Exhibition - Dance & Fashion, NY: Laura Jacobs, Wall Street Journal


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletShadows of War, Birmingham: Carla Escoda, Huffington Post


Feature - Robert Helpmann’s Miracle in the Gorbals: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review -  RoseAnne Spradling-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title), NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Profile - Wendy Whelan: Jocelyn Noveck, AP


Profile - Angel Corella, AD of Pennsylvania Ballet: Nancy G. Heller, Philadelphia Inquirer


Profile - Rocío Molina, flamenco dancer: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Review - Yanira CastroCourt/Garden, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Lost DogLike Rabbits, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Essay - On the Town, from Fancy Free to film: Will Friedwald, Wall Street Journal


Review - Invertigo Dance TheatreAfter It Happened, Los Angeles: Teresa Heiland, Bachtrack


Review - Mark DendyLabyrinth, NY: Rachel Rizzuto, Bachtrack


Exhibition - Framed Movements, art and choreography, Melbourne: Robert Nelson, Sydney Morning Herald


Preview - Basil TwistThe Rite of Spring, NY: Ronni Reich, The Star-Ledger


Preview - Ivan BlackstockA Harlem Dream, Dance Umbrella, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Preview - Hubbard Street DanceThe Art of Falling, Chicago: Tomi Obaro, Chicago Magazine


Review - Okareka Dance CompanyTama Ma, Auckland: Briar Wilson, NZ Theatreview

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Links – Thursday, October 16, 2014


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, London:

Gerald DowlerClassical Source

Louise LeveneFinancial Times


Reviews - Fall for Dance, Programs 2 and 3, New York:

--  Lucinda Childs, Dresden Semperoper Ballett, Sébastien Ramirez & Honji Wang, Alvin Ailey: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes

--  National Ballet of China, Vuyani Dance Theater, Sara Mearns & Co, Trisha Brown Dance Co: Alastair Macaulay,  NY Times


Feature – Mikhailovsky Theater Ballet ready for US visit: Pauline Naryshkina, RBTH


Reviews – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Tide Harmonic, Memory Glow, Debonair, NY:

Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat

Carol PardoDanceviewtimes


Feature – Akram Khan & Israel Galván, TorobakaLondon: BBC Arts


Reviews – Ismene Brown, Spectator

-- Matthew Bourne, Lord of the Flies, London

-- Scottish Ballet, The Crucible, Ten Poems, Glasgow

-- Boy Blue Entertainment, The Five & The Prophecy of PranaLondon


Exhibition – Dance & Fashion, NY: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Dance Umbrella, Disabled TheatreLondon: Sarah Crompton, Telegraph


Preview – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Swan Lake, Melbourne: Kylie NorthoverThe Age


Feature – Troy Schumacher’s first work for NYCB: Matt Blank, Playbill Arts


Review – Errol White & Davina Givan, Breathe, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Melbourne Festival Dance, Zero, Zero, The Coffee Drinkers, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age


Feature – People Dancing, International Event, Cardiff: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Tertiary Colours 2014, College Programmes, Auckland: Kerry-Ann Stanton, Theatreview


News – National Teaching Fellowship Award for Roehampton Lecturer: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Feature – Anthony Missen/Company Chameleon, The Beauty of the BeastLondondance


Preview – San Francisco Trolley Dances, 2014: Andrea PflaumerSF Examiner


And, in case you missed it:


Which is cheaper, ballet or football?  Glenn Moore, Independent

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Links – Friday, October 17, 2014


Feature – Frederick Ashton Remembered: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review – New York City Ballet, 6-Part Mixed Bill, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Interview – Natalia OsipovaLyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Feature – Tiler Peck becomes Degas’ Little Dancer: Peter Marks, Washington Post

-- Interview -  Susan Stroman, Directing Little Dancer: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Reviews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, London:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Vera LiberBTG


Review – Joffrey Ballet, Swan Lake (Wheeldon), Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Gallery – Boston Ballet – New Swan Lake Costumes: Rachel RaczkaBoston Globe


Review – Richard Alston Dance Company, Rejoice in the Lamb, Holderlin Fragments, Burning, Overdrive, High Wycombe: Neil Norman, The Stage


Feature – Can Ms Homans’ Think Tank Save Classical Ballet?: Mike Scutari, Inside Philanthropy


News – Osipova & Hallberg booked for ABT Spring Season: Michael Cooper, NY Times/Arts Beat


Gallery – Rocio Molina, Bosque ArdoraLondon: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Melbourne Festival Dance, Zero, Zero, The Coffee Drinkers, Melbourne: Gracia Haby, Fjord Review


Review – Basil Twist, Puppeteer, The Rite of SpringNY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – NZ School of Dance Choreographic Season, 2014, Auckland: Briar Wilson, Theatreview


Review – Arts Festival Dunedin, Kaha (2013-14), Dunedin: Hahna Briggs, Theatreview


Review – Keigwin + Co, Mattress Suite, Contact Sport, Love Songs, Triptych, Sarasota, FL: Carrie Seidman, Herald-Tribune


Review – Jodi MelnickMoment Marigold, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Interview – Gerald Casel, Choreographer: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle


Preview – The Flying Steps, Red Bull Flying Bach, Toronto: Michael CrabbToronto Star


Review – Apolonia Velasquez & Offilio Sinbadinho Portillo, UplicaToronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

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Links – Saturday, October 18, 2014


Wendy Whelan’s Farewell Performance with NYCB is tonight:

Career Gallery – Guardian


Review – Paris Opera Ballet, PaquitaMontreal: Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail


Review – Australian Ballet, Swan Lake (Murphy), Berkeley: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Reviews – L.A. Dance Project, Reflections, Murder Ballades, QuintettNY:

Alastair Macaulay, NY TImes

Ivan TalijancicBachtrack


Review – Joffrey Ballet, Swan Lake (Wheeldon), Chicago: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Tide Harmonic, Memory Glow, Debonair, NY: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Review – Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Artemis in Athens, The Black Rose, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, London: Rachel Ward, Telegraph


Tour Review – Scottish Ballet, Elite Syncopations + 4, Dunfermline: Mary Brennan, Herald


Feature – Money for nothing? Paying for Performance Art: Will GompertzBBC News


Reviews – Rocío Molina, Bosque Ardora, London:

Jenny GllbertArts Desk

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Graham Watts, Londondance

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Review – Basil Twist, Puppeteer, Fireworks, Pulcinella Suite, Rite of Spring, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Lord of the Flies, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Interview – Lloyd Newson of DV8: Matt Trueman, Financial Times


Review – Beijing Dance TheaterWild Grass, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Op-Ed – Hip Hop and martial arts are perfect bedfellows: Peter AspdenFinancial Times


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet, Allegro Brillante, Other Dances, Liturgy, Jeu de Cartes, Philadelphia: Ellen Dunkel, Philadelphia Inquirer


Preview – The Flying Steps, Red Bull Flying Bach, Montreal: Victor SwobodaMontreal Gazette


Review – Second City & Hubbard Street Dance, The Art of Falling, Chicago: Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune


Review – Ballet San Antonio, Dracula (Zertuche), San Antonio: Jasmina Wellinghoff, mySA


Reviews – Tempo Dance Festival/Alexa Wilson, The Status of Being, Auckland:

Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald

Val Smith, Theatreview


Next week in Dance – ROH London & Touring: Judith MackrellGuardian


News – Dance names in London’s Most Influential: Lucie Sheppard, Londondance

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