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Links – Sunday, January 18, 2015


Reviews – BalletBoyzYoung Men, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Feature – Ballet West Dance School: Kelly ApterScotsman


Review – Moscow City Ballet, Giselle, London: Sara Veale, DanceTabs


Review – Mira Calix/Sydney Dance Company, Inside There Falls, Sydney: Michelle Potter, DanceTabs


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

RedTape Dance Company, Pensar é Destruir

Hannah Buckley, Woman with Eggs

Rachel Burn, Happening


Feature – Choreographer Richard Alston’s Cultural Highlights: Observer


And, seemingly as glorious as ever:

Review – The Trocks in Calgary: Stephan Bonfield, Calgary Herald

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Links - Monday, January 19, 2015



Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, New York:  Marianne Adams, Danceview Times


Review – Royal Danish Ballet, Bournonville Celebration, New York:  Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, San Francisco:  Rita Felciano, Danceview Times


Interview – Sergei Filin, AD Bolshoi:  CBS News


Review – Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Concerto for Two Violins, Men’s Quintet, Writing Ground, Miami:  Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London:

Chloe Aliyanni/Inter Pares, Project/Wind-Up:  Lyndsey Winship & Claire Cohen, The Place


Review – Stuttgart Ballet, Taming of the Shrew, Muscat:  Sarah MacDonald, Times of Oman


Review – Compagnie Marie Chouinard, Gymnopedies, Henri Michaux: Movements, Ottawa:  Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Review – Chitrasena Dance Company, Dancing for the Gods, Canberra:  Michelle Potter, Sydney Morning Herald


Review – Whim W’Him, Threefold, Seattle:  Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times


Review – KanKouran West African Dance Company, Sounougal, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Preview – Tulsa Ballet, 2015/16 Season, Tulsa:  James D Watts Jr, Tulsa World


Preview – Diavolo, Cubicle, Des Moines:  Michael Morain, Des Moines Register


Feature - Christopher Mohnani, Executive Director Ballet Manila:  Marge C Enriquez, Philippines Daily Inquirer


Review – Illstyle and Peace, IMpossible IZZpossible, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times

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Links - Tuesday, January 20, 2015



Review – Elene Glurdjidze’s final ENB performance, London:  Louise Levene, FT


Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Cinderella, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Mariinsky Ballet, Swan Lake, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review – BalletBoyz, Young Men, London:  GJ Dowler, Classical Source


Review – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, San Francisco:  Carla Escoda, Bachtrack


Review – Miguel Gutierrez, Age and Beauty Parts 1 & 2, New York:  Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


News – Joiners and Leavers in Australia:  Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Feature – Laszlo Major, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo:  Rachel Bachman, Wall Street Journal


Featurette – Raffaele Morra, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on caring for his feet:  Rachel Bachman, Wall Street Journal


Review – Ballett Zurich, String triple bill, Zurich:  Sarah Batschelet, Bachtrack


Q&A – Lila York, choreographer on The Handmaid’s Tale for Royal Winnipeg Ballet:  Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


London International Mime Festival:

Review – Gecko, Institute:  Siobhan Murphy, London Dance

Review – Circus Ronaldo, Amortale:  Howard Loxton, British Ttheatre Guide


Review – Fidget Feet Aerial Dance & Hawk’s Well Theatre, The Second Coming, Glasgow:  Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Russian National Ballet, Giselle, Kansas:  Libby Hanssen, Kansas City Star


Review – Russian State Ballet of Siberia, Nutcracker, Southampton:  Jane Sullivan, Southern Daily Echo

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Links - Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Review – Mariinsky Ballet, Cinderella, New York:  Melia Kraus-Har, Broadway World
Review – BalletBoyz, Young Men, London:  Neil Norman, Express
Feature – Twenty years of dance highlights:  Judith Mackrell and Richard Alston, Guardian
COIL Festival, New York:
Review – Zoe/Juniper, BeginAgain:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times
Review – Faye Driscolle, Thank You for Coming – Attendance:  Martha Sherman, Danceview Times
Review – Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith, We Two Form a Multitude:  Danceview Times
London International Mime Festival:
Reviews – Gecko, Institute

Sarah Hemming, FT

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Featurette – Darcey Bussell meets young dancers at BRB’s new studios:  Fionnuala Bourke, Birmingham Mail

Slightly longer version (with more pics!) Birmingham Post

Interview - Jody Talbot talks about his score for The Winter’s Tale:  Gramophone
Feature - Gavriel Heine (from New Jersey) conducting the Mariinsky Ballet:  Ronni Reich, Star Ledger

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Links - Thursday, January 22, 2015


Review – Mariinsky BalletCinderella, New York: Marina HarssDanceTabs


Review – Mariinsky BalletSwan Lake, Cinderella, New York: Robert GreskovicWall Street Journal


Reviews – New York City BalletSerenade, Agon, Symphony in C, New York: 

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Apollinaire ScherrFT


Reviews – Royal Danish BalletBournonville Celebration, New York:

Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

Wesley Doucette, Broadway World


Season Reviewlette – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, New York (scroll down beyond Danish review): Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Feature – Tory Dobrin (AD Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo): Janet Smith, Straight.com


Feature – Richard AlstonSeeing the music: Carmel Smith, London Dance


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London:

Exim Dance Company/Jack Stinton Dance Company/Lea TirabassoDesiderium, Theory, Love Me Tender: Francesca Mcloughlin & Graham Watts, The Place


Feature – Lil Buck: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Previews – Force MajeureNothing to lose, Sydney: 

Michael KoziolSydney Morning Herald

Video, Guardian


Review – Tanya ChianeseCookie Cutter, Berkeley: Nirmala Nataraj, SF Chronicle

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Links - Friday, January 23, 2015



Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Cinderella, New York: 

Michael Popkin, Danceview Times

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review – New York City Ballet, Symphonic Dances, Andantino, The Cage, Cortege Hongrois, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Interview – Thiago Soares, Royal Ballet on Onegin:  Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London:

Fuora Dance Project/CieMulator Dance/Konstantina Skalionta, The Last Maiden, Risk Forward, In the likeness of…: 

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Lyndsey Winship & Lilia Prier Tisdall, The Place


Review – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The Handmaid’s Tale, Ottawa:  Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Feature – Dam Van Huynh, choreographer:  Donald Hutera, London Dance


Feature – Melissa Hamilton (Royal Ballet):  Amanda Ferguson, Belfast Telegraph


Feature – Dance finds a home in museums:  Hilarie M Sheets, NY Times


Review – Intermezzo Dance Company, mixed programme, New York:  Elizabeth Portnoy, Broadway World


Preview – Louisville Ballet, Director’s Choice mixed programme, Louisville:  Elizabeth Kramer, Courier-Journal


News – Edgar Degas Scene de Ballet to be sold:  Artlyst

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Links – Saturday January 24, 2015


Obituary - Nesta Macdonald, writer: Jane Pritchard, The Guardian


Review - New York City BalletDonizetti VariationsLa ValseChaconne, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Reviews - New York City BalletSerenadeAgonSymphony in C, NY: 

Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Phil Chan, Huffington Post


Review - Mariinsky BalletSwan Lake, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Preview - Mariinsky BalletThe Rite of Spring, NY: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review - Wendy WhelanRestless Creature, SF: Molly Colin, San Francisco Classical Voice


Interview - Richard Alston: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Reviews - San Francisco Ballet, season opening gala, SF: 

Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle

Janos Gereben, San Francisco Examiner


Review - Orlando BalletSwan Lake, Orlando: Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel


Reviews - Compagnie 111Plexus, London: 

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph

Lynette Halewood, DanceTabs

Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard

Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Review - Louise LecavalierSo Blue, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Reviews - Resolution! 2015, London: Keith Watson & Miriam Garnett, The Place

Out of Order, Meeting Point

Snakebox, P.L.A.Y: Participating in a Living Atmosphere of Yourself

Sara Black, Value for Money


Review - Tanztage Berlin 2015: Lisa Paul Streitfeld, Huffington Post


Review - Dancemakers1976Recent Future, Toronto: Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review - Sydney Festival 2015PunctureDeborah Jones


Interview - Jaco Van Dormael & Michèle Anne De Mey talking about Kiss and Cry: Nancy Groves, The Guardian


Preview - Dance Theatre of Harlem, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review - Ronald K. Brown/EvidenceCome YeOn Earth Together, Dallas: Margaret Putnam, TheaterJones


Feature - Dustin Yellin’s Psychogeographies for New York City Ballet, NY: Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post


Review - Shen Yu 2015, Los Angeles: Gil Kaan, Broadway World


Feature - 5 ways of thinking like a ballerina: Julia Erickson, Huffington Post


The week’s new dance (UK) - Richard Alston Dance CompanyDance ’Til Dawn: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

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