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Links – Sunday February 8, 2015


Reviews - The [sadler’s Wells] Associates (Crystal Pite, Kate Prince, Hofesh Shechter), London: 

Luke Jennings, The Observer

Laura Dean, Londonist

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

photos - Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Film review - Jody Lee LipesBallet 422 (the making of Justin Peck’s Paz de la Jolla for NYCB): Marina Harss


Interview - Michaela DePrince on her book Hope in a Ballet Shoe and the lack of black ballet dancers: Corinne Jones, The Guardian


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletCoppelia, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, The Herald


Review – Vincent MantsoeNTUSkwatta, Ottawa: Martha Schabas, Globe and Mail


Preview - Scottish Dance Theatre on tour, UK: Mary Brennan, The Herald


Preview - 3 Legged DogHuang Yi & KUKA, NY: Brian Schaefer, New York Times


Reviews - Texas Ballet TheaterThe Merry Widow, Fort Worth: 

Kyle West, Broadway World

Marilyn Bailey, Star-Telegram


Review - Grand Rapids BalletSwan Lake, Grand Rapids MI: Adrienne Warber, Grand Rapids Examiner


Review - Milwaukee BalletGenesis, a choreographic competition, Milwaukee: Emily Carl, Examiner.com


Review - Gareth Okan & Oliver ConnewMan Made, Auckland NZ: Paul Young, NZ Theatreview


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Links – Monday February 9, 2015


Review - New York City BalletRōdē,ō: Four Dance EpisodesPictures at an ExhibitionMercurial Maneuvers, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - The Royal BalletOnegin, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Reviews - The [sadler’s Wells] Associates (Crystal Pite, Kate Prince, Hofesh Shechter), London: 

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Feature - Ballet Arizona stages Bournonville’s Napoli: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Interview - Mark MorrisDeborah Jones


Review - Mark Morris Dance GroupAcis and Galatea, Kansas City: Hampton Stevens, Kansas City Star


Preview - Miami City BalletCarmen (Richard Alston): Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Review - Tango FireFlames of Desire, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Pittsburgh Ballet TheatreBeauty and the Beast (Christensen), Pittsburgh: Mark Kanny, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Review - Atlanta BalletRoméo et Juliette, Atlanta: Heather Fulbright, examiner.com


Review - New York Theater BalletCinderella, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Preview - Flamenco Festival London: Silvia Baretta, Londonist


Review - Enlace Servicios CulturalesCambuyón, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Andrea MiltnerovaDance of the Magnetic Ballerina, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, The Herald


Review - DanceBrazil, Los Angeles: Shari Barrett, Broadway World


Review - Ballet at the QuarryHold the FourthZip Zap ZoomSteptextLa Pluie, Floreat WA: Nina Levy, West Australian


And finally…


Super Bowl rivalry lives on - Pacific Northwest Ballet v. Boston Ballet: WBUR (Boston)

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Links – Tuesday February 10, 2015


Review - New York City BalletRōdē,ō: Four Dance EpisodesPictures at an ExhibitionMercurial Maneuvers, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - New York City BalletDonizetti VariationsLa ValseChaconne, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Review - New York City BalletHallelujah JunctionA Place for UsInterplayGlass Pieces, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Pennsylvania BalletShift to MinorThe Prodigal SonPolyphonia, Philadelphia: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Nederlands Dans TheaterMémoires d’oubliettesSolo EchoShoot the Moon, Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, Culturekiosque


Reviews - Nederlands Dans Theater 2I New ThenShutters ShutSaraSubject to Change, NY: 

Rachel Rizzuto, Bachtrack

Jennifer Fried, Broadway World


Slideshow - NDT2: Elyssa Goodman, TimeOut NY


Reviews - The [sadler’s Wells] Associates (Crystal Pite, Kate Prince, Hofesh Shechter), London: 

Neil Norman, The Stage

Liz Hoggard, Evening Standard
Sarah Crompton blog

Graham Watts, Londondance

Louise Levene, Financial Times


Review - Jonathan Burrows & Matteo FargionBody Not Fit for Purpose, London: Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Londondance


Photo gallery - The Royal BalletSwan Lake: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - Hong Kong BalletTurandot, HK: Natasha Rogal, South China Morning Post


Review - Siobhan Davies Dance Company (Helen Carnac & Laïla Diallo), Edge and Shore, Edinburgh: Mary Brennan, The Herald


News - Twyla Tharp 50th anniversary tour: Lori Holcomb-Holland, New York Times


News - BalletNext NY seasonBaroque'dBroadway World


Review - Alberta BalletLove Lies Bleeding, Houston: Katricia Lang, Broadway World


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Links – Wednesday February 11, 2015


Review - New York City BalletSerenadeAgonSymphony in C, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Review - Eifman BalletUp and Down (after Tender is the Night), Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Review - Wendy WhelanRestless Creature, Long Beach: Debra Levine, Huffington Post


Review - The [sadler’s Wells] Associates (Crystal Pite, Kate Prince, Hofesh Shechter), London: Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Photo gallery - Ballet Black, London: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


Review - James Sewell BalletBallet Works Project, Minneapolis: Sheila Regan, Star Tribune


Review - Pittsburgh Ballet TheatreBeauty and the Beast, Pittsburgh: Sara Bauknecht, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Video - What Sergei Polunin did next: Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post


Review - BalletMetThe Great Gatsby, Colombus: Amanda Etchison, Broadway World


Feature (with videos) - Jevan Chowdhury on his Moving Cities: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News - Boris Charmatz at Tate Modern: Hannah Ellis-Petersen, The Guardian


News - National Ballet of Canada 2015-16 season: Debra Yeo, Toronto Star


Interview - Jose Mateo, choreographer (about books): Boston Globe

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Links – Thursday February 12, 2015


Obituaries - Grant Strate, Canadian dancer, choreographer, teacher: 

Deirdre Kelly, Globe and Mail

Janet Smith, Georgia Straight



Reviews - The Royal BalletSwan Lake, London: 

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

Sarah Frater, The Stage

David Nice, The Arts Desk


Reviews - Ultima VezWhat the Body Does Not Remember, London: 

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Katie Colombus, The Stage


Review - The [sadler’s Wells] Associates (Crystal Pite, Kate Prince, Hofesh Shechter), London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - Jonathan Burrows & Matteo FargionOne Flute NoteBody Not Fit for Purpose, London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - Martha Graham CompanyLamentation Variations, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - BalletNextBaroque’d, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Extravaganza - Sergei Polunin is all over the (dance) internet for his new video: sample views from Jess Denham, The Independent and Anneliese Cooper, BlouinArtInfo


Review - Atlanta BalletRoméo et Juliette, Atlanta: Andrew Alexander, ArtsATL


Reviews - Resolution! 2015, London: Lilia Prier Tisdall & Sanjoy Roy, The Place

Jan Lee & Tim Murray-Browne, This Floating World

Katarse Ensemble, Plastisphere

A&R Dance Company, Progression


Feature - The making of Wayne McGregor’s Atomos: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News - National Dance Theatre of Wales loses it’s AD before he begins: Georgia Snow, The Stage


Film - The Maestro & The Master: Building the New MariinskyCanadian Architect

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Links – Friday, 13 February, 2015


Obituary – Derek RencherSadler’s Wells & Royal Ballet: Staff, Telegraph



Reviews – Royal Ballet, Swan Lake (Nuñez, Acosta), London:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Allan Hunter, Daily Express


Review – New York City Ballet, Rode,o, Four Dance Episodes & others, NY: Robert Greskovic, WSJ


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Lamentation Variations Quad BillNY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Reviews – Ballet Black, Second Coming, Depouillement, To Fetch a Pail of Water?, London:

Judith MackrellGuardian

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Vera LiberBTG


News – National Ballet of Canada, 2015-16 ProgrammeGlobe and Mail  Toronto Star


Review – Joffrey Ballet, Unique Voices Triple BillChicago: Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune


Review – Scottish Ballet, The Nutcracker, Newcastle: David Whetstone, The Journal


Review – Hong Kong Ballet, TurandotHK: Kevin Ng, Bachtrack


Reviews – Ultima Vez, What the Body Does Not Remember, London:

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

Lise Smith, Londondance


SF Preview – NDT2, Shutters Shut & others, SF: Andrea Pflaumer, SF Examiner


Review – Sally Marie & John Ross, Questions and Dancers, London: Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Londondance


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Hailey McLeod & Josephine LeaskThe Place

Nina von der Werth, Macbeth

Justyna Janiszewskatranscience

Sivan Rubinstein, Samba and Tears


NY Preview – An American in Paris (Wheeldon): Michael Riedel, NY Post


Review – Huang Yi, Huang Yi & KukaNY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Videos – Sergei Polunin, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Lil Buck: Judith Mackrell, Guardian Blog


Documentary – Justin Peck & Ballet 422:

Susan King, LA Times

Sarah StodderSF Weekly


Feature – Michelle Rodriguez, Healer of the Ballet Elite: Christopher Ross, WSJ


Review – James Graham, Dance Lovers, SF: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle


Documentary – Dancing in JaffaPeter Bradshaw, Guardian


Review – Etched Dance Productions, 3 in 2 1, Auckland: Matt Baker, via Theatreview


Feature – Ballet, Pregnancy and Motherhood: Rachel Moss, Huffington Post

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Links – Saturday, 14 February, 2015


Review – Royal Ballet, Swan Lake (Nuñez, Acosta), London: Giannandrea Poesio, DanceTabs


Reviews – New York City Ballet, Two Mixed Bills, NY:

Marianne Adams, Danceviewtimes

Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Reviews – Ballet Black, To Fetch a Pail of Water?, Depouillement, Second Coming, London:

Graham Watts, Londondance

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack


Review – Ballet Next, Baroque’d Triple Bill, NY: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Feature – NDT2, Sandy Lee & City Dance Studios, San Francisco: Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle


Feature – Contemporary Dance in Music Video: Lise Smith, Dance Umbrella


Blog – Dancers/Athletes/Artists?: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Book – Curtains? The Future of the Arts in America, Michael M. Kaiser: Wendy Smith, Washington Post


Review – Martha Graham Dance Company, Satyric Festival Song, Lamentation Variations, Chronicle, Embattled Garden, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Next Week In:

London and On UK Tour: Judith MackrellThe Guardian

New York: Staff, NY Times

Miami – The TrocksMiami New Times


Preview – Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterMixed Bill, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Reviews – Joffrey Ballet, Unique Voices, Chicago:

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

Michelle MeywesChicagoist


Feature – The Millepied/Forsythe connection in Paris: Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Preview – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Don Quixote: Amy JackmanDominion Post


Reviews – Resolution! 2015, London: Graham Watts & Marianne TuckmanThe Place

Old Kent Road, Fall Out

Lindy NsingoFall Apart

James Morgan & Charley FoneA Dance for the End of the World


Review – Kam-Ri Dance Theatre, The Typist, Scotland: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Review – Huang Yi, Huang Yi and KukaNY: Tom Phillips, Danceviewtimes


Feature – ‘Primary Steps’’ - The Royal Ballet School’s Outreach Programme: Sally WealeGuardian


News – ABT’s Xiomara Reyes to guest with Washington Ballet: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post Blog


Feature – New York Theatre Ballet moves downtown: Marina HarssNY Times


Review – Douglas Dunn, AidosNY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Preview – Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Mixed Bill, Houston: Molly GlentzerHouston Chronicle


Feature – Prix de Lausanne Winner, Harrison Lee: Joel MearesSydney Morning Herald


Reviews – Zoielogic Dance Theatre, Safe, Eastleigh:

Neil Norman, The Stage

Liz AllumBTG

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