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Links – Sunday, November 30, 2014

 

Obituary – Brian Macdonald, Director, Choreographer: Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail

 

 

Reviews – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express

 

Gallery – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The NutcrackerBirmingham: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs

 

Hardly News – Tsiskaridze elected as Vaganova Rector: Gazeta via Ismene Brown, Blog

 

Feature – Bangarra Dance Theatre at 25: Damien Murphy, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Preview – Royal New Zealand Ballet, A Christmas Carol, Wellington: Sharon Stephenson, NZ Herald

 

Preview – The Trocks in New York for Christmas: Matthew Wexler, The Broadway Blog

 

Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Shift, Shadows, Document, Mapping, London: Laura Dodge, Bachtrack

 

Review – RambertTerra Incognita, The Castaways, Rooster, Edinburgh: Kelly Apter, Scotsman

 

Review – Avatâra Ayuso/AVA, Provisional Landscapes, London:  Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Preview – Ziyian Kwan & Others, Things Near and Far, Vancouver: Alexander Varty, Straight.com

 

Feature – Shireen Ziyadeh and a Ballet School in Ramallah …: Hossam Ezzedine/AFP, SCMP

 

Feature - …. And another one in Sydney: Stephanie Wood, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Monday, December 1, 2014

 

Review – New York City Ballet, The Nutcracker (Balanchine), NY: GIa Kourlas, NY Times

 

Review – Australian Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wright), Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Flames of Paris, LA: Laura Bleiberg, LA Times

 

Review – Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan, Sacred Monsters, London: Zoë Anderson, Independent

 

Review – Lyon Opera Ballet, Workwithinwork, Sarabande, One Flat Thing, Reproduced, Paris: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Lecture Precis – Don’t let businessmen run Arts companies: Ralph Myers, The Australian  

(Full text here: The Australian and Guardian)

 

Reviews – Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Concert & Others, DC:

Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

 

Review – Constanza Macras, The Past, Berlin: Ian Shuttleworth, Financial Times

 

Review – Linda Luke, Still Point Turning, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Preview – Neil Greenberg, This, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

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Links – Tuesday, December 2, 2014

 

Review – Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Balanchine & Robbins Bill, DC: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker (Wright), Birmingham: Pat Ashworth, The Stage

 

Review – Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan, Sacred Monsters, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review

 

Feature – Australia going nuts over Nutcrackers: Michaela Boland, The Australian

 

Review – Moscow Ballet, Great Russian Nutcracker, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Interview – Ethan Stiefel, Freelance Director, Choreographer …: Marina Harss, DanceTabs

 

Interview – Will Tuckett & Andrew Motion on Wind in the WillowsImogen Tilden, Guardian

 

Review – Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Nutcracker, Seattle: Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

 

Review – Ballet San Antonio, The Nutcracker, San Antonio: Jasmina Wellinghoff, SA Express-News

 

Preview – Ballet in a window, Art of Being, London: Carmel Smith, Londondance

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Links – Wednesday, December 3, 2014

 

News – Second Sadler’s Wells theatre to be on London Olympics site: 

Joe Murphy, Evening Standard

Carmel Smith, Londondance

 

Review – Choreographers’ Showcase 2014, Hong Kong: Natasha RogaiSCMP

 

News – Patricia McBride, Kennedy Center Honoree: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Feature – Backstage at Alberta Ballet’s NutcrackerPeter Robb, Ottawa Citizen

 

Review – Boris CharmatzManger, Paris: Laura Capelle, Financial Times

 

Feature – Banks-Artiste (James Davis), ENO’s unlikely dance starMark Brown, Guardian

 

Preview – Kate Champion, Nothing to Lose, Sydney Festival: Clare Wiley, Independent

 

Preview – Ryan McNamara, ME3m 4 Miami – A Story Ballet about the Internet, Miami: Jessica GlenzaGuardian

 

Feature – A new slant on Rite of SpringHoward Reich, Chicago Tribune

 

Feature – Rachel Cossar, Boston Ballet dancer … and foodista(?): Andrea Pyenson, Boston Globe

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Links – Thursday, December 4, 2014

 

Obituaries – Brian Macdonald, Canadian Choreographer:

Bruce Weber, NY Times

Richard OuzounianToronto Star

 

 

Feature – The Balanchine Nutcracker: A Child’s Dream of Heaven: Clive Barnes (from 2004), Playbill Arts

 

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, Birmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review – Mark Bruce Company, Dracula, London: Graham Watts, Londondance

 

Review – Eifman Ballet, Rodin, Cannes: Christina Gallea Roy, DanceTabs

 

Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Shift, Shadows, Document, Mapping, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Review – Doug Varone and Company, Dome, The Fabulist, Castles, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Reviews – Sacred Monsters/Rameau/Mark Bruce/Rambert/Len & Lucy: Ismene Brown, Spectator

 

News – UK’s first Industry-wide Dance Conference: Claire Evans, Londondance

 

News – Ballet films emerging from Russian archives: John NaughtonRBTH

 

Preview – Zoo Nation, The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, London: Jessica DuchenIndependent

 

Review – Ryan McNamara, ME3m, Miami: Alex Needham, Guardian

 

Preview – LA Dance Project, Hearts & Arrows (from Gems, or Jewels II): Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post

 

Preview – Smuin Ballet, The Christmas Ballet, Uncorked!, Carmel: Walter Ryce, Monterey County Weekly

 

Feature – Gregory Dawson/Elizabeth Streb, Dawson Dance SF: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle

 

Preview Q&A – Jess Curtis, The Dance That Documents Itself, SF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

News – Meg Stuart wins Montreal Grand Prix de la DanseVictor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

 

And as its Nutcracker season:

 

News – Nominees for 8th Annual ‘Nutty’ Award: Jessica GeltLA Times

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Links - Friday, December 05, 2014

 

 

It’s that Nutcracker time of year!:

Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Nutcracker, Birmingham:  Richard Edmonds, Birmingham Post

Preview – You won’t believe these sexy twists on The Nutcracker, New York:  Leigh Witchel, NY Post

Interview – Allison Miller (Houston Ballet) talks Nutcracker:  Katricia Lang, Broadway World

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Uprising, Unfold, A Grateful Gathering, Revelations:  New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Feature – Arthur Pita, The Little Match Girl, London:  Lyndsey Winship, Standard

 

Q&A – Patrick Howell (Milwaukee Ballet):  John Schneider, Milwaukee Express

 

Reviews – Neil Greenberg, This, New York: 

Apollinaire Scherr, FT

Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview – Cas Public, Suites Curieuses, Montreal:  Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Review – Meredith Monk, On behalf of nature, New York:  David Allen, NY Times

 

Preview – Ryan Heffington, Wading Games (a punk rock water ballet), Los Angeles:  Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post

 

Feature - Ballet Philippines, A day in the life of a dance company:  Jasmine Agnes T Cruz, Business World Weekender

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Links – Saturday, December 6, 2014

 

Feature – Christopher WheeldonAn American in Paris: Rachel Rizzuto, Dance Magazine

 

Review – An American in Paris, Paris Opening Night: Unattributed, Figaro Si

 

Feature – Alice Renavand, Paris Opera Ballet: Patricia Boccadoro, Culturekiosque

 

Review – Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Balanchine & Robbins, DC: Oksana Khadarina. DanceTabs

 

Review – Jessica Lang Dance, The Wanderer, NY: Marina HarssDanceTabs

 

Interview – Tamara Rojo on Dance in schools, her future , etc: Keith Perry, Telegraph

 

Feature – Backstage at Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker: Molly GlentzerHouston Chronicle

 

Feature – James Davis (‘Banks’), ENO’s star dancer: Richard Godwin, Evening Standard

 

Review – The Snowman, London: Louise LeveneFinancial Times

 

Gallery – Matthew Bourne/New Adventures, Edward ScissorhandsLondon: Foteini  ChristofilopoulouDanceTabs

 

Review – Meredith Monk, On Behalf of Nature, NY: Deborah JowittArts Journal/DanceBeat

 

News – Ballet West new Salt Lake City home: Ellen Fagg Weist, SL Tribune

-  Dancers’ Reactions: Kathy Adams, SL Tribune

 

Exhibition – Shostakovich’s 1931 ballet, The Bolt: London: Staff, Dancing Times

 

Review – Nat Cursio, Shannon Bott, Simon Ellis, Recovery, Melbourne: Jordan Beth Vincent, The Age

 

Review – John Butterfield, Your Body Is A Battleground, Wellington: Lyne Pringle, NZ Theatreview

 

Review – Ziyian Kwan, Anne Cooper, Ron Stewart, Things Near and Far, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com

 

In London next week – Mad Hatters Various: Judith MackrellGuardian

 

Party Season Special:

News – Scientists discover how men can dance better: Clare Evans, Londondance

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