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Links - Sunday, December 21, 2014

 

 

Preview – The best (and worst) of ballet and dance over Christmas, London:  Ismene Brown, Spectator

 

Reviews – Sarasota Ballet, La Fille Mal Gardee, Sarasota: 

Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

Anna Dearing, Sarasota Observer

 

Review – Northern Ballet, Peter Pan, Leeds:  Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Feature – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, new ballet Odetta pays tribute to civil rights icon:  Jocelyn Noveck, Columbia Tribune

 

Review of the year:  Dance in 2014, Los Angeles:  Lewis Segal, LA Times

 

Book extract – Michaela DePrince, Hope in a ballet shoe:  Michaela DePrince, Mail

 

Review – Jennifer Weber, The Hip-hop Nutcracker, New York:  Samantha Bancroft, Broadway World

 

Review – Orlando Ballet, The Nutcracker, Orlando:  Matthew J Palm, Orlando Sentinel

 

Review – Festival Ballet Providence, The Nutcracker, Providence:  Veronica Bruscini, Broadway World

 

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

 

Feature – Dancing Twins escape Cuba:  Roxana Popescu, UT San Diego

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Links - Monday, December 22, 2014

 

 

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Uprising, Suspended Women, Odetta, New York:  Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs

 

Review – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, ChopEniana, Patterns in Space, Esmerelda, Dying Swan, Don Quixote, New York:  Marianne Adams, Danceview Times

 

Review – New York Theatre Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times

 

Review – Oakland Ballet, The Nutcracker, Oakland:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Review - Los Angeles Ballet, The Nutcracker, Los Angeles:  Helen Carefoot, Neon Tommy

 

Blog – Rumour of new Bolshoi Ballet chief denied:  Ismene Brown, Blog and Moskovsky Komsomolets

 

Feature – Benedicte Bemet (Australian Ballet), A day in the life of a ballerina:  unattributed, Harpers Bazaar Australia

 

Preview – Seoul Ballet Theatre, Rage, Seoul:  Julie Jackson, Korea Herald

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Links - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 

 

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, London:  Zoe Anderson, Independent

 

Review – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, ChopEniana, Patterns in Space, Esmerelda, Dying Swan, Don Quixote, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

 

Review – Paris Opera Ballet, The Nutcracker, Paris:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

 

Review – English National Ballet, The Nutcracker, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source

 

Review – Scottish Ballet, The Nutcracker, Edinburgh:  Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

 

Feature – Keeping Nutcracker running like clockwork (NYCB), New York:  Lizzie Simon, Wall Street Journal

 

Review – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The Nutcracker, Winnipeg:  Holly Harris, Winnipeg Free Press

 

Feature – If there’s mice and mirlitons… :  Valerie Lawson, Dancelines

 

Review – Oakland Ballet, The Nutcracker, Oakland:  Carla Escoda, Huffington Post

 

Feature – National Museum of Dance School of Arts, The Nutcracker Act 2, Saratoga:  Donna J Bell, The Saratogian

 

Feature – Kristina Chan:  Valerie Lawson, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Review – Neil Greenberg, THIS, New York:  Brendan Drake, Broadway World

 

Review – Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak, Virtuosity of Forgetting, Chicago:  Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

 

Review – Cape Town City Ballet, Cinderella, Cape Town:  Shirley-Anne Bezuidenhout, Artslink

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Links - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

 

 

 

Review – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, London:  Luke Jennings, Observer

 

Interview – Ulrik Birkkjaer, Royal Danish Ballet:  Laura Dodge, London Dance

 

Review – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Swan Lake, The Naiad and The Fisherman, Don Quixote, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT

 

Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Uprising, Odetta, After the Rain, Memoria, New York:  Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal

 

Review – National Ballet of Canada, The Nutcracker, Toronto:  Paula Citron, Toronto Globe and Mail

 

Review – Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, The Nutcracker, New York:  Rose Marija, Broadway World

 

Review – Los Angeles Ballet, The Nutcracker, Los Angeles:  Shari Barrett, Broadway World

 

Review – Austin McCormick, Nutcracker Rouge, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times

 

Preview - Cairo Opera Ballet, The Nutcracker, Cairo:  Unattributed, Ahram

 

Interview – Sergei Polunin explains his indecision:  Ismene Brown, Blog via Izvestia

 

Feature – Andrew Murphy (ex BRB) finds an answer to his hip pain:  Amber Hewitt, Houston Chronicle

 

Review - Astana Ballet, Zhusan, Astana, Kazakhstan:  Mlika Rustem, Astana Times

 

 

And finally...

 

Feature – Ballet:  Fashion’s new fixation:  Ellie Pithers, Telegraph

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Links – Thursday December 25, 2014

 

2014 in retrospect:

Dance memories, London: Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Dance highlights, Australia: Gracia Haby Fjord Review

Bay Area’s top 10: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Photo feature - 50 years of The Nutcracker in photos: Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post

 

Photos - Backstage at English National Ballet's NutcrackerThe Guardian

 

Gallery - Dance photos from the archiveVanity Fair

 

Review - American Ballet TheatreThe Nutcracker (Misty Copeland’s debut), NY: Rose Marija, Broadway World

 

Feature - The Nutcracker and racism: Alice Robb, New Republic

 

Review - Texas Ballet TheaterNutty Nutcracker, Fort Worth: Cheryl Callon, TheaterJones

 

Feature - The Nutcracker, a history: Ellen O’Connell, Salon

 

Review - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina BauschPalermo Palermo, Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, Culturekiosque

 

Feature - AAADT’s Glenn Allen Sims & Linda Celeste Sims: Wayne Lawson, Vanity Fair

 

Feature - The US/Cuban détente and danceWendy Perron

 

Preview - Ballet meets noh in A Feast of Beauty, Osaka: Ayako Takahashi, Japan Times

 

Review - Epiphany DanceArtsWinter’s Dance, Richardson TX: Cheryl Callon, TheaterJones

 

Preview - Best dance on Christmas TV (UK): Katie Colombus, The Stage

 

Feature - Dance and the digital: Kyle Vanhemert, Wired

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Links – Friday December 26, 2014

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterUprisingSuspended WomenOdetta, NY: Barry Bassis, Epoch Times

 

Feature - The pain and the gain: Maria Konnikova, New Yorker

 

DVD review - Bolshoi BalletMarco Spada: Christie Grimstad, ConcertoNet

 

Feature - Highlights of 2014: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

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Links – Saturday December 27, 2014

 

Review - Kathakali Dance, India: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

 

Review - Christopher WheeldonAn American in Paris, Paris: Jann Parry, DanceTabs

 

Audio feature - Christopher Wheeldon’s American in Paris: Eleanor Beardsley, NPR News

 

Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterEpisodesFour CornersCaughtMinus 16, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times

 

Feature - The Nutcracker retains its power to enthral: Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

 

Feature - Michael Nunn & William Trevitt, the BalletBoyz: Louise Levene, Financial Times

 

News - Belgium’s Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie to stop programming dance: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times

 

Review - Ellington at Christmas, NY: Aaron Fallon, Broadway World

 

Feature - Dance and computer gaming: Boris Willis, Dance USA

 

Feature - Tangoing in Tiblisi: Glen Johnson, The Guardian

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