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Links - Sunday, December 07, 2014



Reviews – William Tuckett, Wind in the Willows, London: 

Howard Loxton, British Theatre Guide

Helen Babbs, Londonist


Video Interview – Liam Mower, Edward Scissorhands:  Tom Beal, Claudia Redmond, BBC


It’s that Nutcracker time of year!:


Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham:  Luke Jennings, Observer

Australian Ballet, Sydney: 

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

Unattributed, Daily Telegraph

Joffrey Ballet, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

Washington Ballet, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

Nebraska Ballet. Omaha:  Kim Carpenter, Omaha World-Herald

Feature – Tulsa Ballet, A trio of real characters return for The Nutcracker:  James D Watts Jr, Tulsa World

Preview – Ballet Theatre of Maryland, The Nutcracker, Annapolis:  Mary Johnson, Baltimore Sun


Review – Neil Greenberg, This, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Review – Jess Curtis, The Dance that Documents Itself, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Rashaun Mitchell, Performance, Los Angeles:  Lewis Segal, LA Times


Review - Fuzion Dance Artists, Voices of Fuzion, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

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Links - Monday, December 08, 2014



Royal Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, London: 


Laura Thompson, Telegraph

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

David Nice, Arts Desk

Gallery - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Chroma, D-man in the Waters (Part 1), Revelations, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Roundup - 2014's most exciting dance moments:  Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – William Tuckett, Wind in the Willows, London:  Louise Levene, FT


Gallery – ZooNation, The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, London:  Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


It’s that Nutcracker time of year!:


Kansas City Ballet, Kansas:  Libby Hanssen, Kansas City Star

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/Step Afrika, Washington:  Rebecca Ritzel, Washington Post

Feature – National Ballet of Canada, Cannon Dolls light up the stage, Toronto:  Trish Crawford, Toronto Star

Feature - Scottish Ballet's Christopher Harrison & Sophie Martin getting ready for Nutcracker, Edinburgh:  Barry Didcock, Sunday Herald Scotland


News – Clive Barnes Award nominees:  Lori Holcomb-Holland, NY Times


Review – Jessica Lang, The Wanderer, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Reviews – Doug Varone and Dancers, Castles, Dome, The Fabulist, New York:  

Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

Marianne Adams, Danceview Times


Review – Neil Greenberg, This, New York:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times

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Links - Tuesday, December 09, 2014


Obituary – Alla Sizova:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times



Reviews – Royal Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, London: 

Lyndsey Winship, Standard

Katie Columbus, Stage


Review – William Tuckett, Wind in the Willows, London:  Fiona Mountford, Standard


Feature – Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris, Paris:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


It’s that Nutcracker time of year!:


Ballet Austin, Austin:  Wendi Reichstein, Broadway World

Ballet West, Salt Lake City:  Heather Hayes, Deseret News

Preview – Washington Ballet, Washington:  Jason Fraley, WTOP


Review – National Ballet of China, The Little Mermaid, Beijing:  Catherine Sutherland, Bachtrack


News – Bolshoi Theatre hosts concert in aid of Ukraine, Moscow:  Roland Oliphant, Telegraph


News – Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Executive Director to stand down:  Allan Kozinn, NY Times


Feature – Misty Copeland at the Wall St Journal Café:  Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal


Interview – Misty Copeland:  Budd Mishkin, Warner Cable News


Review – Meredith Monk, On behalf of nature, New York:  Lauren Wingenroth, Broadway World


Feature - Five of the best dance shows based on films:  Lyndsey Winship, Guardian


Review - Tanzcompagnie Rubato, ACT, Beijing:  Catherine Sutherland, Bachtrack


Review – Peter Carpenter/The Seldoms, #12, RockCitizen, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

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Links – Wednesday December 10, 2014


Long feature - Balanchine’s Nutcracker: Laura Jacobs, Vanity Fair + slideshow


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAwassa Astrige/Ostrich, After the Rain, Bad Blood, Polish Pieces, Four Corners, The Pleasure of the Lesson, Revelations: NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterUprising, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterPolish Pieces, Awassa Astrige/Ostrich, The Pleasure of the Lesson, Revelations, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review - Royal Danish BalletLa Sylphide, Copenhagen: Alexander Meinertz, Danceviewtimes


Review – William TuckettWind in the Willows, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - ZooNationThe Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, London: Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Interview - Katy Arnander, Director of Artistic Programmes, Sadler’s Wells: Matthew Caines, The Guardian


Exhibition - Designs and photos of Shostakovich’s 1931 ballet The Bolt, London: The Guardian


Review – Phoenix Dance TheatreShiftShadowsDocumentMapping, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review - Houston BalletJubilee of Dance: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Review - Jessica LangThe Wanderer, New York: Melia Kraus-har, Broadway World


Interview - Dane Hurst, dancer & choreographer, Rambert: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Review - London Contemporary Dance School / Guildhall School of Music & Drama, mixed programme, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Review - Theatre/Dance Ensemble, Anna Sokolow collection, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Book review - Victoria TennantIrina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo: Katie Colombus, The Stage


Preview - Ros Warby, double bill, Sydney: Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald


Feature - Ballet v. BMX: Emily Payne, Daily Mail

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Links – Thursday December 11, 2014


Obituary - Brian Macdonald, Canadian choreographer, director: Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail



Review - New York City BalletThe Nutcracker, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterNight CreaturePas de DukeThe RiverRevelations, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - The Royal BalletAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland, London: Claire Cohen, Londondance


Photo gallery - The Royal BalletAlice’s Adventures in WonderlandThe Guardian


Review - Alonzo King Lines BalletConcerto for Two ViolinsMen’s QuintetWriting Ground, Cannes: Christina Gallea Roy, DanceTabs


Reviews - ZooNationThe Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, London: 

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian
Louise Levene, Financial Times

Neil Norman, The Stage


Feature/review - Costume and performance art, Loie Fuller & Luisa Casati: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Review - Will TuckettThe Wind in the Willows, London: Rachel Nouchi, Londondance


Audio interview - David Hallberg on The Nutcracker and dancing with the Bolshoi: Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal


Blog entry - Jarkko Lehmus, AD of JoJo – Oulu Dance Centre, Finland: DanceTabs


Review - Jennifer WeberThe Hip Hop Nutcracker, Washington: Brian Seibert, New York Times


News - Resolution! 2015, Jan 8 to Feb 21, London: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News - More Bolshoi politics and the appointment of Mikhail Shvydkoi as head of their Board of Trustees: Ismene Brown / Yulia Bederova, IB blog / Kommersant


Review - Sokolow Theatre/Dance EnsembleAnna's Americana, NY: Melia Kraus-har, Broadway World


Feature - ABT’s Nutcracker: Mark Guiducci, Vogue


Preview - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2Eat + Drink to the Beat, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Feature - The Trocks and their toe shoes: Barbara Hoffman, New York Post

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Links – Friday December 12, 2014


Review - The Royal BalletAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland, London: Neil Norman, The Express


Feature - Behind the scenes of The Royal Ballet's Alice: Georgia Dehn, The Telegraph


Review - The Royal BalletDon Quixote, London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - Christopher WheeldonAn American in Paris, Paris: Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph


Reviews - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterOdetta (Matthew Rushing), NY: 

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Marina Harss, Random Thoughts


Reviews - New AdventuresEdward Scissorhands, London: 

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Graham Watts, Londondance

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard
Neil Norman, The Stage
Sam Smith, Londonist

TV preview - School of American BalletCurtain Up: SAB Annual Workshop Performance: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Feature - Top Male Dance Performances, 2014: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Feature - The Best of Dance, 2014: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Photo gallery - English National BalletThe Nutcracker: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Candoco Dance CompanyLet’s Talk About DisNotturnino, London: David Jays, The Guardian


Review - ZooNationThe Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, London: Laura Dodge, Londonist


Review - Russell Maliphant CompanyStill Current, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Review - Doug Varone and DancersThe FabulistDomeWaltz Suite Opus 110Castles, NY: Matt Hanson, Broadway World


Reviews - Ballet WestThe Nutcracker, Washington/Salt Lake City: 

Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

Kathy Adams, Salt Lake Tribune


Preview - National Ballet of CanadaThe Nutcracker, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Dallas Ballet CompanyThe Nutcracker, Garland TX: Katie Dravenstott, TheaterJones


News - ENB’s orchestra to be renamed English National Ballet Philharmonic: Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Photobook review - James KlostyJohn Cage WasWendy Perron


News - The week’s new danceThe Nutcracker (all over the place); The Little Match Girl (London): Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Feature - Beauty tips from ENB’s Alison McWhinney: Lisa Niven, Vogue

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Links – Saturday December 13, 2014


Reviews - English National BalletNutcracker, London: 

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Zoë Anderson, The Independent

Sarah Frater, The Stage

Silvia Baretta, Londonist

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide


Review - Matthew Bourne / New AdventuresEdward Scissorhands, London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Reviews - Russell Maliphant CompanyStill Current, NY: 

Brian Seibert, New York Times

Marina Kennedy, Broadway World


Review - ZooNationThe Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Feature - A Surprising Year for Female Choreographers: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Feature - Looking back at Savion Glover & Rocío Molina: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Feature - Sarasota Ballet, Margaret Barbieri & Ian Webb talk about La Fille mal gardée: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Reviews - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterOdetta, NY: Isa Freeling, Huffington Post


Feature - Behind Odetta: Jocelyn Noveck, AP / Boston Edge


Feature - Composing music for dance: Paul Hoskins, The Sampler Blog


News - Judges sought by the Society of London Theatre for the dance category of the Olivier Awards: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Review - London Russian Ballet School, mixed programme, London: Claire Cohen, Londondance


Interview - Philip Martin-Nielson of the Trocks: Gia Kourlas, TimeOut New York


News - ABT’s Nutcracker goes west: Brian Schaefer, New York Times


Feature - Darcey Bussell says children are not active enough: Telegraph

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