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Links – Sunday January 11, 2015


Reviews - English National BalletSwan Lake (Cojocaru/Vasiliev), London: 

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Reviews - Royal Danish BalletBournonville Celebration, London: 

Jenny Gilbert, The Arts Desk

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph

photos - Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Miami City BalletSymphony in Three MovementsMercuric TidingsNine Sinatra Songs, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Review - Chitrasena Dance CompanyDancing for the Gods, Sydney: Madhvi Pankhania, The Guardian

…and a video, The Guardian


Preview - Nrityagram, NY: Joan Acocella, New Yorker


Reviews - Resolution! 2015, London: Keith Watson & Hailey McLeod, The Place


PINCH, Asking for It

Beautiful Confusion & Interregnum V, BackStories


Review - Molly Lieber & Eleanor SmithRude World, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Japan Society: 16th Contemporary Dance Showcase, NY: Tom Phillips, Danceviewtimes


Interview - Xander Parish, Mariinsky Ballet: Phil Penfold, Yorkshire Post


Review - The CambriansThe Nexus Project With Ben and Michel, Chicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Preview - Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, Pittsburgh: Alan W Petrucilli, Pittsburgh Examiner


Preview - American Realness Festival, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Preview - Australian BalletPas de Deux in Paradise, Hamilton Island: Peter Neville-Hadley, Toronto Sun


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Links – Monday January 12, 2015


Review - Royal Danish BalletBournonville Celebration, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Review - English National BalletSwan Lake (Cojocaru/Vasiliev), London: Franco Milazzo, Londonist


Review - American Realness Festival, Vincent Riebeek & Florentina Holzinger, Kein Applaus  / Tere O’Connor, Sister, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - American Realness Festival, Ivo Dimchev, Fest / Keith Hennessey, Bear/Skin, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Reviews - Resolution! 2015, London: Lilia Prier Tisdall & Graham Watts, The Place

The Ashes: Dance Collective, The Dancing Plague

Ella Mesma Company, Orixas

The House of Strays, After the Flood


TV interview - Michaela DePrince, Dutch National Ballet: Nick Higham, BBC News


Review - Youth America Grand Prix galaStars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow, Tampa: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Feature - Mari Frogner, economist turned choreographer (amongst others who’ve changed horses): Laura Barnett, The Guardian


Feature - Ones to watch in 2015 (dance comes last as usual): Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Preview - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Beauty and the Beast (Lew Christensen): Alan W. Petrucelli, Pittsburgh Examiner


Review - Capitol Tap’s 5th Anniversary Gala, Silver Spring, Maryland: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


History - Irish Ballet Company ‘embarrassingly bad’ (in the 1970s): TheJournal.ie

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Links – Tuesday January 13, 2015


Reviews - Royal Danish BalletBournonville Celebration, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Graham Watts, Londondance

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - English National BalletSwan Lake, London: GJ Dowler, ClassicalSource


Reviews - Nrityagram Dance EnsembleShyamala VandanaDhira SamiréVibhakta, NY:

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Alexandra Bachzetsis Dance TheaterA to B via C, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Preview - Dance in Scotland, 2015: Mary Brennan, The Herald


Preview - Alonzo King Lines Ballet in Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Preview - Dance Weekend, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Essay - ABT at 75: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


News - $5 million in grants to NY dance organisations from Harkness Foundation for Dance: Lori Holcomb-Holland, New York Times

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Links – Wednesday, January 14, 2015


Academic Paper – The Philosophy of Dance: Aili Bresnahan, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy



Review – Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville Celebration, London: Gerald Dowler, Classical Source


Preview – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, SF: Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle


Feature – Val Caniparoli, 20th Anniversary: Sean Martinfield, Huffington Post


Exhibition – Bolt, Gallery for Russian Arts and Design, London: Roslyn SulcasNY Times


Review – Indian Dance Festival, Chennai: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – Nobody’s Victims, Looking beyond ‘Victim Art’: David Jays, Arts Journal/Performance Monkey  (Expands on the 8 Jan Guardian link)


Preview – Birmingham Royal Ballet, CoppeliaEdinbirgh: Kelly Apter, The List


Reviews – American Realness Festival, NY:

Miguel Gutierrez & Tere O’Connor: Brian Seibert, NY Times

Michelle Ellsworth & Jeremy Wade: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Blog Feature – Animation dance – Hip Hop’s New Move: Judith MackrellGuardian


Review – Chitrasena Dance Company, Dancing for the Gods, Sydney: Deborah Jones, Blog


Review – Baila Brazil, Sydney: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald


TV series – Danser! Tracking Quebecois Ballet School Graduates: Kathryn Greenaway, Montreal Gazette

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Links – Thursday, January 15, 2015


Feature – Man to Man, transmitting experience at ABT: Marina Harss, New Yorker


Reviews – Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville Celebration, NY:

Robert GreskovicWall St Journal

Marina HarssBlog

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Preview – Mariinsky Theatre’s US Tour: Natalia Kurova, RIA Novosti/RBTH


London Reviews – Ismene Brown, Spectator

English National Ballet, Swan Lake (2 casts)

Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville Celebration


Feature – Dance in BBC’s Year of Song and Dance, 2015:

Details and Highlights: BBC Media Centre

Darcey Bussell and BBC Young Dancer 2015Anita Singh, Telegraph (and elsewhere!)


Preview – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, SF: Janos GerebenSF Examiner


Review – Lucy Guerin Inc, Weather, Paris: Laura CappelleFinancial Times


Review – International Mime Festival: Gandini Juggling/Ludovic Ondiviela, 4x4, London:

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

Lyn Gardner, Guardian

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBTG


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Josephine Leask & Miriam Garnett, The Place

Lo-GiudiceThe Teeth Behind the Kisses

Salah El Brogy Company, The Race

#PPL Dance, A Kid That Grows Up


Preview – Christopher House/Deborah Hay, I’ll Crane for You, Toronto: Michael CrabbToronto Star

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Links – Friday, January 16, 2015


Feature – Alice, and Questions about Live Streaming: Liz Schafer, Times Higher Education


Review – Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville Celebration, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Reviews – BalletBoyzYoung Men, London:

Clement Crisp, Financial Times

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

Mark Monahan, Telegraph

Judith MackrellGuardian

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Neil Norman, The Stage

James Fitzgerald, Londonist

Vera LiberBTG

Gallery – Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


News – Ballet-themed drama film, Polina, for next year: Elsa Keslassy, Variety


Preview – Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Concerto for Two Violins, Writing Ground, Miami: Guillermo Perez, Miami New Times


News – Royal Ballet adding New York visit to its 2015 summer tour: Roslyn SulcasNY Times


News – BRB to hold Open Day at refurbished HQ: Vera LiberBTG


Review – Sydney Festival, Vicki Van HoutLong Grass, Sydney: Julia Cotton, Sydney Morning Herald


Gallery – Korean National Ballet, Seventh Symphony, Rite of Spring: Sunkyung Reina Jang, DanceTabs


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Philippa Newis & Josephine Leask, The Place

AniCoOur Physical Intentions

Zosia Jo, Herstory

Urban Interface Dance Co, Crossing the Line


Review – Jack FerverNight Light Bright Light, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – The TrocksVancouver: Marsha Lederman, Globe and Mail


Feature – Infinite Romance and offstage weddings at SF Ballet: Carolyne Zinko, SF Chronicle


And for anyone wondering what Deborah Bull has been doing:

Feature – Young People and The Arts, Lessons from 50 Years of Arts Policy: Deborah Bull, Guardian

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Links – Saturday, January 17, 2015


Obituary – Elaine Summers, Dancer, Choreographer, Artist: Margalit Fox, NY Times



Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Long Feature – Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake in LA: Stephanie Wood, Sydney Morning Herald


Feature – NYCB’s Fab Five Ballerinas: Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


Review – Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville Celebration, NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal/DanceBeat


Review – BalletBoyzYoung Men, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Interview – Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares: Miranda Bryant, Evening Standard


News – Suzanne Farrell Ballet & Theater Ballet Moscow Partnership: Staff, BWW


Review – New York Theater Ballet, Short Memory, R&J extract, A Rugged Flourish, Game Two, NY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Feature – Ballet BC resurgent: Victor SwobodaMontreal Gazette


Reviews – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, SF:

Ann Murphy, San Jose Mercury News

Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs


Documentary – Ballet 422, Justin Peck and NYCB: Terry TruccoPlaybill Arts


Reviews – Alison Chase/Performance, Drowned, Red Weather, Devil Got My Woman, Tsu-Ku-TsuNY:

Brian Seibert, NY Times

Carol PardoDanceviewtimes


Feature – Dancemakers, the Toronto Incubation Production House: Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Lyndsey Winship & Marianne Tuckman, The Place

Justyna SochajSonámbulas

Elise NudingShift, Spin, Warp, Twine

Yann AllsoppVote for Me!


Review – International Mime Festival: Gandini Juggling/Ludovico Ondiviela, 4x4, London: Lise Smith, Londondance


Feature – Eliza Ladd/Fuzion Dance Artists: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Feature – Voguing steps back into fashion: Andrew Taylor, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – STRUT Dance, InBetween, Sous Vide, Perth: Nerida Dickinson, Australian Stage


Feature – Moscow City Ballet backstage on-tour: Arminta Wallace, Irish Times


Next week – In London: Judith MackrellGuardian


Feature – Jan Martens, Choreographer: Débora Votquenne, Flanders Today

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