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Links – Sunday May 24, 2015


Reviews - The Royal BalletWoolf Works / RambertDark Arteries, London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - New York City Ballet, ApolloAgon, Duo Concertant, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Review - Boris CharmatzAatt enen tionen, London: Luke Jennings, The Observer


Review - Los Angeles BalletSechs TänzeTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2Moor, Redondo Beach, CA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Reviews - Dublin Dance Festival

Robbie SyngeDouglas: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com

Sylvain EmardFragments - Volume 1: Chris O’Rourke, Examiner.com


Review - Scottish BalletA Streetcar Named Desire, Charleston SC: Stratton Lawrence, Charleston City Paper


From the archive (1986) - Bolshoy Ballet (sic), divertissements, Dublin: Clement Crisp, Financial Times


Book review - Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia, Janice Ross: Apollinaire Scherr, The Atlantic


Reviews - Royal New Zealand BalletSalute, Remembering World War 1, Wellington NZ: 

Deirdre Tarrant, NZ Theatreview

Ann Hunt, stuff.co.nz


Reviews - Edge at The PlaceTreasureThe Greeting GameBankThe Singles / Beyond Bollywood, London: Jeffrey Taylor, Sunday Express


Review - Kimberly Bartosik & Dylan CrossmanBound, Ecsteriority4 (Part 2), NY: Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal


Feature - Ben Duke, choreographer, on moving to the country: The Guardian


…and, if you happen to be in Bradenton, Florida this summer you can catch five screenings of Royal Ballet performances: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Links – Monday May 25, 2015


Reviews - American Ballet TheatreGiselle, NY: 

Alastair Macaulay, New York Times

Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Interview - 3 ABT dancers (Julie Kent, Paloma Herrera, Xiomara Reyes) talk about retirement: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Feature - Sylvie Guillem, a great ballerina’s last bow: Rupert Christiansen, Newsweek


Review - Oakland BalletFive Decades of Dance, Oakland CA: Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - DanceAfrica 2015, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Reviews - Royal New Zealand BalletSalute, Remembering World War 1, Wellington NZ:

Jan Bolwell, Danz Magazine

Chris Jannides, NZ Theatreview


Review - Candoco Dance CompanyThe Show Must Go On, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, The Herald


Review - Aspen Santa Fe BalletSquare NoneLastThe Heart(s)pace, Ottawa: Natasha Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen


Review - Nrityagram Dance, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, The Herald


News - New York summer preview: Marina Harss, New Yorker


Preview - Houston Ballet, Morris, Welch & Kylián programme: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


News - Australian Ballet loses money but stays in the black: Andrew Taylor, Sydney Morning Herald


Review - Barrowland BalletTiger Tale, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, The Examiner

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Links – Tuesday May 26, 2015


Review - New York City Ballet, Spring season, the good and the not so good: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - New York City BalletThe Goldberg VariationsWest Side Story Suite, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review - The Royal BalletWoolf Works (and Alessandra Ferri), London: Wendy Perron blog


Review - Eifman Ballet of At PetersburgUp and Down, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Oakland BalletFive Decades of Dance, Oakland CA: Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes


Review - Junk EnsembleDusk Ahead, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - La Mama Moves festival, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times

Gwen Welliver, What a Horse!

Brandon Collwes, Soft Forms

Eric Geiger & Anya Cloud, Fingertips Toward Floor, Head Follows or the Lazy Sexy Peepshow


Feature - Young Pittsburgh dance companies striving to succeed: Sara Bauknecht, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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Links – Wednesday May 27, 2015


Review - American Ballet TheatreGiselle, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - New York City BalletBournonville DivertissementsLa Sylphide: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - New York City Ballet21st Century Choreographers, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Backtrack


Reviews - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Boris CharmatzPartita 2, London: 

Jeffrey Gordon Baker, Londondance

Neil Norman, The Stage


Review - Boris Charmatzmanger, London: Donald Hutera, Londondance


Review - Ballet BlackDogs Don’t Do Ballet, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - Liz Roche Company (Dublin Dance Festival 2015), Bastard Amber, Dublin: Chris O’Rourke, The Examiner


Preview - Texas Ballet Theater, Jonathan Watkins’ Crash, Dallas: Mark Lowry, Star-Telegram


Feature - Rishat Yulbarisov, a tall dancer with Staatsballett Berlin: Michael Scaturro, Deutsche Welle


News - Shaun Parker & Company wins award: Joel Meares, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Thursday May 28, 2014


Review - New York City BalletRaymonda VariationsMorgenNY Export: Opus Jazz / American Ballet TheatreGiselle, NY: Carla Escoda, Huffington Post


Review - New York City BalletBournonville DivertissementsLa Sylphide, NY: Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Review - Sylvie GuillemLife in Progress, London: Laura Thompson, The Telegraph


Profile - Sylvie Guillem: Sarah Crompton, The Telegraph


Reviews - Wendy WhelanRestless Creature, NY: 

Marina Harss, DanceTabs

Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Preview - Alexei Ratmansky’s Sleeping Beauty, NY: Joan Acocella, New Yorker


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletLes RendezvousKin., Elite Syncopations, Birmingham: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review - Ben DukeParadise Lost, London: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian


Feature - Growing old artistically: five role models for women (including Alessandra Ferri & Sylvie Guillem): Helen Walmsley-Johnson, The Guardian


Review - Oakland Ballet at 50 / SF Ballet School: Paul Parish, Bay Area Reporter


Review - Royal New Zealand BalletSalute, Remembering World War 1, Wellington NZ: Jennifer Shennan, Michelle Potter blog


Photo gallery - Cie. Willi Dornerfitting, London: John Mallinson, DanceTabs


Review - Meija Ballet InternationalBrahms WaltzesFor FiveSylvia Pas de DeuxRomeo and Juliet, Arlington TX: Margaret Putnam, TheaterJones


Interview - Emily-Joy Smith, Vienna Festival Ballet: Jenny Antill, Broadway World

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Links – Friday, 29 May, 2015


Reviews – Sylvie GuillemLife in Progress, London:

Roslyn SulcasNY Times

Hanna WeibyeArts Desk

Judith MackrellGuardian

Lyndsey WinshipEvening Standard

Graham Watts, Londondance

Neil Norman, The Stage

Vera LiberBTG

Award - Miss Guillem to become Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Emeritus: Vera LiberBTG


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Giselle (Herrera & Reyes Farewells), NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Theme & Variations, Pillar of Fire, Fancy Free, NY: Leigh WitchelDanceviewtimes


Feature – ABT Sleeping Beauty awakes to vibrant ballet costumes: Marina HarssNY Times


Feature – Virginia Woolf should live on, but not because of her death: Holly Williams, Guardian


Gallery – Royal Ballet, Afternoon of a Faun, In the Night, Song of the Earth: Dave Morgan, DanceTabs


NY Reviews – Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer

Boris Eifman Ballet, Up and Down

American Ballet Theatre, Othello (Lubovitch)


Feature – NYCB, Balanchine Black and White: Terry TruccoPlaybill Arts


Review – Boris CharmatzManger and others, London: Louise Levene, Financial Times


Feature – Unforgettable Ferri, Age is no bar to artistry: Charlotte Higgins, Guardian


Feature – Four imminent retirements at National Ballet of Canada: Michael CrabbToronto Star


Feature – Misty Copeland: Sade StrehlkeWall St Journal


Preview – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The King Dances: Rox Laws, Birmingham Mail


Review – Ben Duke/Lost Dog, Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me), London: Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Review – Dance International Glasgow (DIG): An Invitation, Purging Suite 1, For now, I am, Glasgow: Mary Brennan, Herald


Preview – Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, Chinatown Blues, LA: Deborah Vankin, LA Times


News – Joffrey Director Ashley Wheater awarded Rosenberger Medal: Miriam Di Nunzio, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – Kate Neal & Timothy Walsh, Semaphore, Melbourne: Chloe SmethurstThe Age



Prizes for anyone who understands this: Gazette Herald

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Links – Saturday, 30 May, 2015


Reviews – Sylvie GuillemLife in Progress, London:

Louise LeveneFinancial Times

JW, Economist


Review – American Ballet Theatre, Giselle (Osipova, Vishneva), NY: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


NY Reviews – Deborah Jones, Blog

American Ballet Theatre, Giselle (Abrera)

New York City Ballet, La Sylphide & All Robbins Programmes


Preview – Mark Morris Dance Group, Pacific, A Wooden Tree, Festival Dance, Whelm, Sydney: Elissa Blake, Sydney Morning Herald


Reviews – Houston Ballet, Zodiac, Svadebka, The Letter V, Houston:

Molly GlentzerHouston Chronicle

Adam Castaneda, Houston Press


Reviews – Wendy Whelan, Restless Creature, NY:

Leigh WitchelDanceviewtimes

Brian Schaefer, Out Magazine


Stream Review – Royal Ballet, Manon: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review – Phoenix Dance Theatre, Shift, Shadows, Tearfall, Bloom, Newcastle: Peter Lathan, BTG


Feature – Funding National Ballet of Canada’s Le Petit Prince: Paul WaldieGlobe and Mail


Feature – Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck: Marianne Rohrlich, NY Times


Feature – Picasso, Ballets RussesLe Tricorne & a painting: Lance Esplund, Wall St Journal


Preview – Boris Eifman Ballet, Up and Down, LA: Susan Reiter, LA Times


Review – Graham 2, Mixed Bill, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – An American in Paris (Wheeldon), NY: Carla Escoda, Bachtrack


Essay – The Institute of Controlled Falling: Ruth Little, Dance Umbrella


Review – Lost Dog/Ben Duke, Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me), London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Review – Jane Comfort, AltiplanoNY: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Dylan Crossman, Kimberly BartosikBound, Ecsteriority4, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Review – St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake, Singapore: Joy Wang Xin Yuan, Bachtrack


Review – Rosie Herrera, Cookie’s Kid, Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald


Next Week In: London: Judith MackrellGuardian

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