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Links - Sunday, November 23, 2014

 

 

Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Flames of Paris, Le Halte de Cavalerie, Class Concert, Prelude, New York:  Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Preview – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Flames of Paris, Los Angeles:  Joseph Carman, LA Times

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Scenes de Ballet, Five Brahms Waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan, Symphonic Variations, A Month in the Country, London:  Judith Cruikshank, Danceview Times

 

Interview – Katerina Novikova, press spokeswoman of the Bolshoi:  Ismene Brown, Blog via 20 minutes

 

Review – Sarasota Ballet, Sergeant Early’s Dream, Lux Aeterna, Rubies, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

Review – Rambert, Triptych, London:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review – Baryshnikov & Dafoe, The Old Woman, Berkeley:  Robert Hurwitt, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Gloria, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Return, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Smuin Ballet, Christmas Ballet, Walnut Creek:  Allan Ulrich SF Chronicle

 

Review – Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Edward Scissorhands, Glasgow:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review – Northern Ballet, Cinderella, Manchester:  David Upton, Lancashire Evening Post

 

Preview – Sundays on Broadway:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review - Orlando Ballet & Bach Festival Society, Carmina Burana, Orlando:  Matthew J Palm, Orlando Sentinel

 

Feature – Mikhail Baryshnikov, on photography and his new exhibition:  Liz Hoggard, Observer

 

Preview - Cork City Ballet, Nutcracker, Cork:  Sophie Gorman, Irish Independent

 

 

 

 

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Links - Monday, November 24, 2014

 

 

Obituary – Helen Werner:  Ann Eatwell, Guardian

 

 

Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Don Quixote, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times

 

Reviews – National Ballet of Canada, Nijinsky, Toronto: 

Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

Paula Citron, Toronto Globe and Mail

Cate Kustanczy, Digital Journal

 

Feature – Little Dancer, Big roles for women:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Feature – Kate Prince, choreographer, The Mad-hatter’s Tea Party, London:  Lyndsey Winship, Standard

 

Gallery – AVA Dance Company, Provisional Landscapes, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Preview – The Best Festive Shows this Christmas (scroll down for various dance items):  Guardian critics, Guardian

 

Review – West Australian Ballet, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Perth:  Rita Clarke, Australian

 

Review – Jack Ferver and Ralph Lemon, The House is Open, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – Dance Wellington Festival, Embody, Wellington:  Sam Trubridge, NZ Theatreview

 

Feature – Recollections by a master carpenter backstage at PNB’s Nutcracker:  Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

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Links – Tuesday November 25, 2014

 

Obituaries - Harry Haythorne, dancer, director: 

Michelle Potter

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

 

Review - Mikhailovsky BalletClass ConcertCavalry HaltPreludeFlames of ParisDon Quixote, NY: Louise Levene, Financial Times

 

Review – Mikhailovsky BalletFlames of Paris, NY: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World

 

Interview - Sylvie Guillem (out-takes from the recent Spectator interview): Ismene Brown, blog

 

Review - National Ballet of CanadaNijinsky, Toronto: Pia Savoie, Bachtrack

 

Review - Australian BalletLa Bayadère, Sydney: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Review - Complexions Contemporary Ballet, mixed bill, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Feature - Has narrative ballet lost the plot?: Luke Jennings, blog

 

Review - Susan StromanLittle Dancer, Washington: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - RambertTriptych, London: 

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express

Sara Veale, Exeunt

Laura Dodge, Londonist

 

Photo gallery - The Royal BalletDon Quixote (opens today), London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - Ballet HispanicoCARMEN.maquia, NY: 

Brian Seibert, New York Times

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack

 

Reviews - James CousinsWithout StarsThere We Have Been, London: 

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Graham Watts, Londondance

 

Review - Baltic Dance TheatreNetherlands bills 1 & 2, Gdansk: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

Review - Cullberg BalletPlateau Effect, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review

 

Interview - Melissa Hamilton, The Royal Ballet: Una Brankin, Belfast Telegraph

 

Review - Brian Brooks Moving Company, mixed bill, Dallas: Margaret Putnam, TheaterJones

 

Review - TOES for danceknees and toes/NYs and TOs Edition 2014, Toronto: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review

 

Review - L-E-V (Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar), House, L.A.: Teresa Heiland, Bachtrack

 

Review - Post:BalletHi-5, San Francisco: Jaime Robles, Bachtrack

 

Review - HodworksDawn, NY: Tom Phillips, Danceviewtimes

 

Review - Peggy PiacenzaTouch Me Here, Seattle: Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times

 

Review - Ballet Frontier of TexasThe Nutcracker, Fort Worth: Katie Dravenstott, TheaterJones

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Links – Wednesday November 26, 2014

 

Review - Australian BalletLa Bayadère (with Gillian Murphy), Sydney: Michelle Potter, DanceTabs

 

Reviews - Susan StromanLittle Dancer, Washington: 

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Rebecca Ritzel, Washington City Paper

 

Feature - Little Dancer’s set designer Beowulf Boritt: Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post

 

Review - 24th International Ballet Festival, Havana: Margaret Willis, DanceTabs

 

Review - National Ballet of CanadaNijinsky, Toronto: Madalina Hubert, Epoch Times

 

Review - James CousinsWithout StarsThere We Have Been, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs

 

Feature - Do choreographers need editors?: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

 

Review - Ballet HispanicoCARMEN.maquia, NY: Lauren Wigenroth, Broadway World

 

Exhibition - Russian avant-garde theatre: war, revolution & design, London: Michelle Potter, blog

 

News - Alvin Ailey to receive posthumous Presidential Medal of Honour: CBS News

 

Review - Lyne PringleJuliet ShelleyAnita HunzikerLucy MarinkovichEmbody, Welington NZ: Sam Trubridge, NZ Theatreview

 

Feature - Dancers to Watch in 2015: 7 authors, The Barre Flies

 

Feature (for those of you old enough to remember him) - John Curry, ice skater: Tom Embury-Dennis, Daily Mail

 

News - The Hugo Chavez balletBallet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator, Caracas: Reuters

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Links – Thursday November 27, 2014

 

Obituary - Bunny Briggs, tapdancing virtuoso: Bruce Weber, New York Times

 

 

Reviews - The Royal BalletDon Quixote, London: 

Clement Crisp, Financial Times
Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Jenny Gilbert, The Arts Desk
Margaret Willis, Bachtrack

Neil Norman, The Stage

 

Reviews - Sylvie Guillem & Akram KhanSacred Monsters, London: 

Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Louise Levene, Financial Times

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Katie Colombus, The Stage

photos by Tristram Kenton, The Guardian

 

Reviews - Phoenix Dance TheatreShiftShadowsDocumentMapping, London: 

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph

Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

Sarah Frater, The Stage

photos by Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs

 

Review - Gibney Danceg1br33lAziza, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

Review - HodworksDawn, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

 

News - Peter Boal to perform in New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Feature - Fuel TheatreMusic to Move project: Alice Frances, Londondance

 

Interview - Gloria McLean, dancer, choreographer, teacher: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World

 

Preview - The Hugo Chavez balletBallet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator, Caracas: Virginia López, The Guardian

 

Review - Fallen Angels Dance TheatreLetting GoUpon Awakening, London: Claire Cohen, Londondance

 

News - 11 (yes, that’s 11!) versions of The Nutcracker in Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review - American Repertory BalletThe Nutcracker, New Jersey: Marina Kennedy, Broadway World

 

Feature - Ana ‘Rokafella’ Garcia, female breakdancing pioneer: Kimberly Ruskan, examiner.com

 

Feature - Toronto leading the resurgence of narrative ballet: Sheena Lyonnais, Torontoist

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Links – Friday November 28, 2014

 

Reviews - The Royal BalletDon Quixote, London: 

G.J. Dowler, Classical Source
Graham Watts, Londondance

Robert Tanitch, British Theatre Guide

 

Review - Sylvie Guillem & Akram KhanSacred Monsters, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance

 

Review - Lyon Opera BalletworkwithinworkSarabandeOne Flat Thing, Reproduced, Paris: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Interview - Sergei Filin: Elena Karpenko, Hello! via Ismene Brown blog

 

Preview - Mikhail Baryshnikov & Robert WilsonLetter (based on Nijinsky’s diaries), July 2015, Spoleto: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Photo exhibition - Mikhail BaryshnikovDancing Away, London: Lauren Milligan, Vogue

 

News - Australian Ballet’s Dimity Azoury wins the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award 2014: The Australian

 

Preview - Ballet CreoleSoulful Messiah, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star

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Links – Saturday November 29, 2014

 

Obituary - Mary Hinkson, ‘a Star for Martha Graham’: Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times

 

 

Review - Sylvie Guillem & Akram KhanSacred Monsters, London: Lise Smith, DanceTabs

 

Feature - Mikhail Baryshnikov, photographer: Sarah Crompton, Daily Telegraph

 

Photo gallery - Mikhail Baryshnikov, from his exhibition in London: Daily Telegraph

 

Photo gallery - The Royal Ballet, backstage at Don Quixote, London: Alice Pennefather, The Ballet Bag

 

Profile - Linda Celeste Sims, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Review - Phoenix Dance TheatreShiftShadowsDocumentMapping, London: David Jays, The Guardian

 

Review - Avatâra Ayuso (Ava Dance Company), Provisional Landscapes, London: Graham Watts, Londondance

 

Profile - Shen Wei, choreographer, painter: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

 

Feature - James Davis (aka Banks-Artiste), krumper: Mark Brown, The Guardian

 

Review - Raimund HoghePas de Deux, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

 

Preview - Fuzión Dance ArtistsVoices of Fuzión (with account of the choreographers’ work in Palestine), Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

Review - Point of View Dance ProjectWireless Connection, Toronto: Penelope Ford, Fjord Review

 

Preview - Ballet WestThe Nutcracker, Salt Lake City: Kathy Adams, Salt Lake Tribune

 

Feature - Alberta Ballet, Backstage with The Nutcracker: Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen

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