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Links – Sunday, 1 February, 2015


Review – Royal Ballet, Onegin (Osipova, Golding), London: Laura Thompson, Telegraph


Review – Royal Ballet, Onegin (Nuñez, Soares), London: Luke Jennings, Observer


Feature – Swan Lake turns 120 at the MariinskyNatalya Preblagina, TASS via RBTH


Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Chopin: Dances for Piano, NY:

Oksana KhadarinaFjord Review

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Giselle, SF: Claudia Bauer, DanceTabs


Feature – David Hallberg at The Bolshoi: Maggie Shipstead, CN Traveler


Preview – Boston Ballet, Lady of the Camellias (Caniparoli): Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Previews – Birmingham Royal Ballet, CoppeliaEdinburgh:

Kelly ApterScotsman

Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Dance Theatre of Harlem, Mixed Bill, Sarasota: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


News – Coming soon in Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe


Preview – NDT 2, Subject to Change, Shutters Shut, Sara, NY: Jack Anderson, NY Times


Feature – Something Sampled, Flexing as Street dancers tackle a Ballet project: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Lyndsey Winship & Philippa Newis, The Place

Anecdotal Evidence, Speak Up

Patricia ZafraUnderneath the Skin

The Company, Zion


Gallery – Tango Fire, Flames of Desire, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review – Guanxi Nanning Arts Theatre, Legend of the Sun, London: Vera Liber, BTG


Review – Scott Wells and Dancers, The why ask why we dance danceSF: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


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Links – Monday, 2 February, 2015


Review – New York City Ballet, Concerto Barocco, The Goldberg Variations, NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – Bolshoi boss Vladimir Urin says he’s become conservative: Kommersant via Ismene Brown's Blog


Feature – Young Carers  work with Matthew Bourne at Sadler’s Wells: Holly Williams, Independent


Reviews – Jasmin Vardimon, Park, Glasgow:

Kelly ApterScotsman

Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Daniel LéveilléSolitudes Solo, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Graham Watts & Miriam Garnett, The Place

Alyssandra Katherine Dance Project, Obstruct & Connect

The Long and Short of it Dance Company, atma-graha

Hannah K Vincent Dance, Cymatics


Review – Ballet West, Romeo and Juliet, Stirling: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Feature – Open Day at the Academy of Northern Ballet: Ben Barnett, Yorkshire Post



And should you wish to buy Ivy House, Anna Pavlova’s former home: Ham&High

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Links - Tuesday, February, 03 2015



Reviews – Mariinsky Ballet, Le Sacre du Printemps, La Spectre de la Rose, The Swan, Paquita Grand Pas, Washington: 

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – New York City Ballet, Donizetti Variations, La Valse, Chaconne, New York:  Mary Cargill, Danceview Times


Review – New York City Ballet, Symphonic Dances, The Cage, Andantino, Cortege Hongrois, New York:  Rose Marija, Broadway World


Review – Royal Ballet, Onegin (Golding/Osipova), London:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Reviews – San Francisco Ballet, Giselle, San Francisco: 

Rita Felciano, Danceview Times

Janos Gereben, SF Examiner


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet & Sinfonia, An Evening of Music and Dance, Birmingham:  Paul Marston, Birmingham Mail


Reviews – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Don Quixote, Seattle: 

Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

Kevin Kwong, The Daily

Alice Kaderlan, Seattle pi


Review – Pilobolus, mixed programme, Cleveland:  Roy Berko, Broadway World


Review – Daniel Leveille Danse, Solitudes Solo, New York:  Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Preview – Dance Immersion, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


Review – Ballet West, Romeo and Juliet, Stirling:  Mary Brennan, Herald


Review – Peeping Tom, 32 Rue Vandenbranden, London:  Jeffrey Gordon Baker, London Dance


Review – Scott Wells and Dancers, The why ask why we dance dance, Mutually Assured, Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Feature – The editor of the Sunday Express goes to the ballet and contemplates audience behaviour:  Martin Townsend, Express


Film Review – Ballet 422 (NYCB documentary):  Harvey Karten, Shockya

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Links - Wednesday, February, 04 2015



Review – New York City Ballet, All Bach, Hear the Dance: Russia, New York:  Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Giselle, San Francisco:  Carla Escoda, Bachtrack


Reviews – Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion, One Flute Note, Body Not Fit for Purpose, London:

Sanjoy Roy, Guardian

Hannah Weibye, Arts Desk


Film Reviews – Ballet 422: 

Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington Post

Zachary Wigon, Village Voice


Reviews – Pacific Northwest Ballet, Don Quixote, Seattle: 

Sandra Kurtz, Seattle Weekly

Maggie Larrick, Queen Anne News


Review – Cape Town City Ballet, La Sylphide, Cape Town:  Shirley-Anne Bezuidenhout, Artlink


Review – Gareth Okan & Oliver Connew, MAN MADE a new dance, Wellington:  Deidre Tarrant, NZ Theatreview


Review – Natural Wings, Elements, Northbridge:  Nerida Dickinson, Australian Stage


Preview – Misako Ballet Company, Columbia:  Carolyn Keleman, Baltimore Sun


Blog – Sadler’s Wells could teach the RSC a thing or two about future audiences:  Lyn Gardner, Guardian


And finally…


Comparing Super Bowl break out stars’ performance with the Mariinsky Paquita!:  Rebecca Ritzel, Slate

In defence of the Super Bowl’s Left Shark:  SE Cupp, CNN

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Links - Thursday, February, 05 2015



Review – New York City Ballet, Symphonic Dances, The Cage, Andantino, Cortege Hongrois, New York:  Marianne Adams, Danceview Times


Review – Paris Opera Ballet, Repliques, salut, Together Alone, AndreAurea, Paris:  Laura Cappelle, FT


News – Paris Opera Ballet 2015/16 season:  Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times


News – Paris Opera Ballet 2015/16 season and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui new AD at Royal Ballet of Flanders:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


News - New AD, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, at Royal Ballet of Flanders: 

Roslyn Sulcas, NY Times

London Dance

Short video, Flanders News


Review – San Francisco Ballet, Serenade, Lambarena, Raku, Giselle, San Francisco:  Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review – Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, I Knew Then, Sara, Shutters Shut, Subject to Change, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Odetta, After the Rain, Caught, Revelations, Washington:  Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Gnawa, Cloudless, Sarabande, Falling Angels, Austin:  Jonelle Seitz, Austin Chronicle


Review - Raja Feather Kelly and Tzveta Kassabova, Super We, New York:  Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Feature including video:  Siobhan Davies:  Ruth Amelung for Crane TV, Huffington Post


Feature – The Wonderful Life of Sir Peter Wright:  Valerie Lawson, Dancelines from an Australian Ballet programme


Feature – Vladimir Malakhov:  Ayako Takahashi, Japan Times


Feature – Joseph Gatti returns to Orlando Ballet:  Matthew J Palm, Orlando Sentinel


Preview – Diablo Ballet, premiere of Sonya Delwaide’s new work, Walnut Creek:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Preview – Vincent Mantsoe, NTU, Ottawa:  Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen


Preview – Ten Tiny Dances series, Seattle:  Alice Kaderlan, Seattle Times


Review – Cape Town City Ballet, La Sylphide, Cape Town:  Beverley Brommert, Tonight


Feature – Five of the best tap dancing scenes in the movies:  Virginia Cerezo, Guardian


Preview – Les 7 Doigts de la Main, Sequence 8, Northridge CA:  Ellen Dostal, Broadway World


And finally…

Hitchin dancing dads take a dip into Swan Lake:  Helen Wright, The Comet

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Links - Friday, February, 06 2015



Review – New York City Ballet, Rōdē,ō, New York: 

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Apollinaire Scherr, FT


Review – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Swan Lake Act 2, Le Corsaire pdd, Esmerelda pds, Paquita, Sarasota:  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune


Review – Nederlands Dans Theater 2, I New Then, Shutters Shut, Sara, Subject to Change, New York:  Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Uprising, Grace, Revelations, New York:  Shanti Crawford, DanceTabs


Preview/Feature – Carmen de Lavallade, New York:  Charmaine Patricia Warren, NY Amsterdam News


Interview – Ben Mitchell, Phoenix Dance Theatre:  Yvette Huddleston, Yorkshire Evening Post


Interview – Michele Wiles and Jay Don, Ballet Next:  Gia Kourlas, Timeout New York


Preview – Matthew Bourne | New Adventures, Edward Scissorhands, Birmingham:  Kyle Pedley, Stourbridge News


Film Review – Ballet 422:  A O Scott, NY Times


Book excerpt – Leonid Yakobson, Like a Bomb Going Off:  Janice Ross, Daily Beast courtesy of Yale Press


News – Wayne Sleep becomes patron of Fertile Ground Dance Group:  David Whetstone, The Journal


Preview – Ballet San Antonio, Romeo and Juliet, San Antonio:  Jasmina Wellinghoff, San Antonio Express News


Preview – Maxine Heppner, Old Stories, Toronto:  Michael Crabb, Toronto Star


And finally…

Video feature – Mikhail Baryshnikov and Lil Buck in video campaign for Rag & Bone: 

Stage Tube, Broadway World

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Links - Saturday, February, 07 2015



Review – New York City Ballet, Pictures at an Exhibition, Rōdē, ō: Four Dance Episodes, Mercurial Manoeuvres, New York:  Michael Popkin, Danceview Times


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Coppelia, Edinburgh:  Lucy Ribchester, The List


Preview – This week’s new dance:  Judith Mackrell, Guardian


Preview – Houston Ballet, 2015-16 season, Houston:  Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Preview – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, Long Beach:  Christina Campodonico, Neon Tommy


Review – West Australian Ballet, Hold the Fourth, Steptext, Zip Zap Zoom, Perth:  Kirsty Symonds, Perth Now


Review – American Realness, selected roundup, New York:  Jaime Shearn Coan, Brooklyn Rail


Review – Susan Beahrs, Rise, New York:  Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Alexandra Bachzetsis, From A to B via C, New York:  Leslie Allison, Brooklyn Rail


Review – Ben Munisteri, Axis Obliquity, Smash through to sunlight, Petrichor, New York:  Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Mollie Lieber and Eleanor Smith, Rude World, New York:  Cassie Peterson, Brooklyn Rail


Review – Cid Pearlman, Economies of Effort, San Francisco:  Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Review – Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey, BeginAgain, New York:  Madison Mainwaring, Brooklyn Rail


Film Trailer – Ballet 422:  Stage Tube, Broadway World

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