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Links – Sunday, November 16, 2014


Review – Royal Ballet, Ceremony of Innocence, Age of Anxiety, AeternumLondon: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Flames of Paris, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature – Leon Bakst, The Ballet Artist: MIlad Doroudian, Jewish Journal


Exhibition – Jonah BokaerOctober 7, 1944, New York: Rebecca Milzoff, NY Times


News – Nikolai Tsiskaridze to be confirmed as Vaganova Academy Rector: Ismene Brown, Blog


Next Week:

– Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Season at the Joyce, NY: Brian Schaefer, NY TImes


Review – Dance Proms 2014, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Preview (May 2015) – Rambert Ballet & Tredegar Town Band, London4barsrest


Feature – Dancing Cheek to Cheek through British History: Lucy WorsleyTelegraph


Feature – Narrating Wind in the WillowsAlan TitchmarshSunday Express


Preview Q&A – SFB Dancers and DanceFAR: Claudia Bauer, SF Chronicle

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Links – Monday, November 17, 2014


Obituary – Nina TimofeyevaJudith Cruickshank, Guardian



Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Flames of Paris, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Reviews – Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Shostakovich, Rasa, SF:

Janice Berman, SF Classical Voice

Rita FelcianoDanceviewtimes

Ann Murphy, SJ Mercury News


Review – ABT Studio Company, Little Improvisations, Hush & excerpts, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature – Propagating a Balanchine legacy: Pia Catton, WSJ


Previews – An American in Paris (Wheeldon), Paris:

AFP, The Local

Henry Samuel, Telegraph


Feature – An Irish National Ballet Reunion: Mary Leland, Irish Times

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Links – Tuesday, November 18, 2014


Obituary – Nina TimofeyevaTelegraph



Review – Royal Ballet, Age of Anxiety, London: David Jays, Arts Journal/Performance Monkey


Review – Boston Ballet, Swan Lake (Nissinen), Boston: Alan Helms, DanceTabs


Review – Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Shostakovich, Rasa, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Feature – What’s next for Sarasota Ballet?  Carrie SeidmanHerald-Tribune


News – Bolshoi Ballet visiting Japan: Staff, ITAR-TASS


Video – Akram Khan on the art that moves him: Peter Aspden, Financial Times    Also, Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review – Batsheva Dance Company, Sadhe21, NY: Ivan Talijancic, Bachtrack


Review – Cullberg Ballet, Plateau Effect, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Reviews – Ivy Baldwin Dance, Oxbow & Hilary Easton, I Am With You, NY: Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – Sasha Waltz, L’après-midi d’un faune, Scène d’amour, Rite of Spring, Berlin: David Larkin, Bachtrack


Review – Jazz AntiquaSong in a Strange Land, LA: Teresa Heiland, Bachtrack


Review – Currency: Christ, Maszkiewicz & Others, London: Josephine Leask, Londondance


Tour Review – Mark Bruce Company, Dracula, Salisbury: Anne Hill, BTG


Review – Xing Liang & Dick Wong Tai-fai0/2, Hong Kong: Natasha Rogai, SCMP

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Links – Wednesday, November 19, 2014


Review – Lyon Opera Ballet, Workwithinwork, Sarabande, One Flat Thing, Reproduced, Paris: Laura Capelle, Financial Times


Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Flames of Paris, NY: Carol Pardo, Danceviewtimes


Preview – San Francisco Ballet, Nutcracker’s 70 Years: Janos GerebenSF Classical Voice


Review – Royal Ballet, Ceremony of Innocence, Age of Anxiety, AeternumLondon: Jeffery Taylor, Express


Preview – BalletXGran Partita (Elo), Philadelphia: Lew Whittington, Dance Journal


Review – Sydney Dance Company, 2 One Another, Auckland: Bernadette Rae, NZ Herald


Review – New Movement Collective, Please Be Seated, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


News – ABT and Segerstrom Center to open Ballet School:

Roslyn SulcasNY Times

Jessica GeltLA Times

America Hernandez, Orange County Register


Interview – Matthew Bourne on Angela Lansbury: Laura Barnett, Guardian


Gallery – Misty Copeland: Washington Post


Feature – Has Little Dancer opened, or not? Rebecca RitzelWashington Post


Review – Northern Ballet, Cinderella, Manchester: Rhiannon McDowall, Manchester Evening News


Feature – Voguing back in vogue: Kenya Hunt, Guardian


Review – L-E-V/Sharon EyalHouse, Vancouver: Alexander Varty, Straight.com


BBC4 TV – Dancing Cheek to Cheek:

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Lucy WorsleyTelegraph

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Links - Thursday, November 20, 2014


Reviews – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Le Halte de Cavalerie, Class Concert, Prelude, New York: 

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Giselle, New York:  Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Reviews – Rambert, Triptych, London: 

Clement Crisp, FT

Sarah Crompton, Telegraph

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Lyndsey Winship, Standard

Samantha Whittaker, London Dance

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


News – Wayne McGregor ballet announced for Manchester International Festival 2015:  Matthew Hemley, Stage


News – Toronto will get Canadian version of New York (Fall for) Dance Festival:  Martin Knelman, Toronto Star


Preview – National Ballet of Canada, Nijinsky, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review – Batsheva Dance Company, Sadeh21, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Reviews – English National Ballet, Swan Lake, Liverpool: 

David Sedgwick, British Theatre Guide

Echo Reporter, Liverpool Echo


Feature – Polish Dance Platform 2014, Lublin:  Lucy Ribchester, DanceTabs


Reviews - Les Arts Florissants, Daphnis et Églé, La Naissance d'Osiris, London: 

Jenny Gilbert, Arts Desk

Tim Ashley, Guardian


Review – Company Chameleon, Beauty of the Beast, London:  Siobhan Murphy, London Dance

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Links - Friday, November 21, 2014




Reviews – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Le Halte de Cavalerie, Class Concert, Prelude, New York: 

Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Feature – The Rules and Hazards of Presenting Flowers in Ballet:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Rambert, Triptych, London:  Katie Columbus, Stage


Feature – Dance is just what the doctor ordered:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Reviews – The Little Dancer, Washington: 

Charles Isherwood, NY Times

Peter Marks, Washington Post


Review - Les Arts Florissants, Daphnis et Églé, La Naissance d'Osiris, London:  Sam Smith, Music OMH


Review – Royal New Zealand Ballet, A Christmas Carol, Christchurch:  Sheree and Angel Bright, NZ Theatreview


Review – Company Chameleon, Beauty of the Beast, London:  Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs


Feature/Preview – National Ballet of Canada’s Skylar Campbell, Nijinsky, Toronto:  Cate Kustanczy, Digital Journal


News - Dance and Performance at the Southbank Centre in Spring 2015:  Carmel Smith, London Dance


Feature – Vaganova Academy rewrites criteria to suit Tsiskaridze alone:  Ismene Brown, Blog via Izvestia


Review – Mau, Birds with Skymirrors, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Feature - Washington Ballet to premiere Swan Lake in April 2015:  Gary Tischler, Georgetowner


Review - Dohee Lee, Mago, San Francisco:  Rita Felciano, Danceview Times


Feature - How choreographer Jacob Niedzwiecki is subverting the traditional theatre experience:  Martha Schabas, Toronto Globe and Mail

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Links - Saturday, November 22, 2014



Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Don Quixote, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Preview – An American in Paris, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT


Review – Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Edward Scissorhands, Glasgow:  Vivienne Aitken, Daily Record


Preview – This week’s new dance in London and Lancaster:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Review – Northern Ballet, Cinderella, Manchester:  Elise Gallagher, What's on Stage


P/Review – American Repertory Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rahway New Jersey:  Robert Johnson, New Jersey Stage


Review – Luke George, Not about face, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Hawthorne Dance, ClockWork, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Post:Ballet, Hi-5 mixed programme, San Francisco:  David Weigand, SF Chronicle


Feature - Baghdad’s Ballet School, a tiny island of creativity amid inescapable violence:  Guardian via Associated Press


Review – Ballet Ireland, Swan Lake, Dublin:  Christie Seaver, Irish Times


Review – Joe Moran, Arrangement, London:  Jeffrey Gordon Baker, London Dance


Review – Steps Beyond, The Look of Feeling, New York:  Matt Hanson, Broadway World



And finally…

Original 1948 Film Review – The Red Shoes:  Anne Campbell Dixon, Telegraph

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