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Links – Sunday, 14 June, 2015


Tour Reviews – Northern Ballet, Perpetuum Mobile, Madame Butterfly, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express


Review – Semperoper Ballett, Impressing the Czar, Dresden: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Feature – Francesco Ventriglia, RNZB Director: Sharon Stephenson, Dominion Post


Review – Bangarra Dance Theatre, I.B.I.S, Sheoak, Sydney: Emily Shaddick, Australian Stage


News – Alvin Ailey says Farewell to 3 Dancers: Gia Kourlas, NY Times


Review – Leshan Song and Dance Troupe, Fault Lines, Sydney: Daniel Morgan Potts, Australian Stage


Q and A – Lincoln Jones, Director, American Contemporary Ballet: Leilah Bernstein, LA Magazine


News – BBC Radio 2 appoints choreographer ‘artist in residence’: Anita Singh, Telegraph


Preview – Panic Lab/Joseph Mercier, R.I.O.T, Edinburgh Festival: Luke Jennings, Observer


Review – Axis Dance, Mixed Bill, Oakland: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle


Feature – Tangastic! The lure of Argentine Tango: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune



Others of interest:

Los Angeles stage website asks theatres to buy reviews: Mike Boehm, LA Times


Exhibition – Audrey Hepburn, Portraits of an Icon (some from her dancing days): Kate Salter, Sunday Telegraph

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Links – Monday, 15 June, 2015


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, DC:

Oksana KhadarinaDanceTabs

Alexandra TomalonisDanceviewtimes


Review – Bangarra Dance Theatre, I.B.I.S, Sheoak, Sydney: Deborah Jones, The Australian


Tour Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, Mid-scale Mixed Bill, High Wycombe: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review – San Francisco International Arts Festival: Rita FelcianoDanceviewtimes


Review – Word Dance TheaterBody/Soul (Isadora Duncan), DC: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Review – Ayelen Parolin, 25.06.76, NY: Siobhan Burke, NY Times


Review – New Works Festival, Barbarian Princess, I hate positive thinking, Seattle: Alice KaderlanSeattle Times


Review – Anna SperberRuptured Horizon, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Review – Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet, Le Train Bleu, Dallas: Manuel Mendoza, Dallas Morning News


This Week In – Boston: Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

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Links – Tuesday, 16 June, 2015


Reviews – American Ballet Theater’s Ratmansky Sleeping Beauty Season, NY:

Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

Wendy PerronBlog


Reviews – Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, DC:

George Jackson, Danceviewtimes

Frances Steiner, BWW


Review – American Ballet TheaterLa Bayadère, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Review – Royal Swedish Ballet, Juliet and Romeo (Ek), Paris: Patricia Boccadoro, Culturekiosque


Preview – Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Beethoven’s Ninth, Lausanne: Michèle Laird, SwissInfo


Review – Eifman Ballet, Rodin, LA: Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Feature – Dance/USA Conference, Miami: Rebekah Lanae Lengel, Miami Herald


Feature – Cuba’s modernist but incomplete Ballet School: Didier Faustino, De Zeen


Feature – Seven reasons for watching ballet in Birmingham: Roz Laws, Birmingham Mail


News – BRB appoints new Chief Executive, Jan TeoTamlyn Jones, Birmingham Post


News – Joffrey Ballet matches Nureyev Foundation funding: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review – The 7 Fingers, Traces, London: Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs


Review – Rebecca Stenn Company, Riparius (Belonging to the River), NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – Lydia Johnson Dance, What Counts, NY: Brian Seibert, NY Times


Review – 12 Minutes Max Season, Vancouver: Janet Smith, Straight.com

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Links – Wednesday, 17 June, 2015


Review – Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterToccata, Exodus, Revelations, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review – National Ballet of Canada, Sleeping Beauty, Toronto: Dana Glassman, National Post


Preview – Carlos Acosta/Royal Ballet, Don Quixote, Chicago: Laura MolzahnChicago Tribune


Feature – Retiring Ailey Dancer, Kirven Douthit-Boyd: Ralph Gardner Jr, Wall St Journal


Interview – Doug Fullington on Stepanov Notation: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Feature – Wendy Whelan & Edward Watson, Works and Process, NY: Heather Chamberlain, StageBuddy


Review – San Francisco Festival of Ethnic Dance: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


This week in – New York, Cunningham, Tharp, ABT R&J: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Feature – The Creative Producer – a new collaborator in dance production: Helen Goodman, Guardian


Review – Lydia Johnson Dance, Quad Bill, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Documentary – BalletlujahEric Volmers, Vancouver Sun

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Links – Thursday June 18, 2015


Reviews - American Ballet TheatreRomeo and Juliet, NY: 

Marina Harss, DanceTabs (Misty Copeland’s debut)

Gia Kourlas, New York Times (Seo / Stearns)


Reviews - American Ballet TheatreThe Sleeping Beauty (Ratmansky), NY: 

Eliza Minden, Robert Johnson, Joel Lobenthal, Marilyn Lawrence, Annabella Hochschild, Leigh Witchel, Laura Jacobs, Andrea Selby, Gillian Murphy, The Barre Flies

Barnett Serchuk, Broadway World


Review - New York City BalletA Midsummer Night’s Dream, NY: Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Reviews - Compagnie DCA/Philippe DecoufléContact, London: 

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Siobhan Murphy, DanceTabs

Neil Norman, The Stage


Review - Polish National BalletAdagio & ScherzoMoving RoomsRite of Spring, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterToccataExodus, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Reviews - Royal New Zealand BalletDear HorizonThe Soldier’s MassSalutePasschendaele, Auckland: 

Bernadette Rae, New Zealand Herald

Raewyn White, NZ Theatreview


Review - Richard Alston Dance CompanyAlston At Home mixed bill, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review - Sidi Larbi CherkaouiMilonga, London: Ismene Brown, The Spectator


Review - Houston BalletThe Taming of the Shrew, Houston: Katricia Lang, Broadway World


Reviews - Bangarra Dance TheatreLore, Sydney: 

Maxim Boon, Limelight

Valerie Lawson, Dancelines


Review - Lar Lubovitch Dance CompanyThe Black Rose, Saratoga Springs: Tresca Weinstein, Times Union


Preview costume photos - Birmingham Royal BalletThe King Dances: Roz Laws, Birmingham Mail


Interview - Li Cunxin, AD of Queensland Ballet: TNT Magazine


News - BBC Radio 2 appoints choreographer as artist in residence: Carmel Smith, Londondance


News - Protein Dance to develop work with the Islington Refugee Centre: Carmel Smith, Londondance


Preview video - Sue HealeyLive Portraits, Sydney: The Guardian


Preview - St Petersburg Ballet TheatreSwan Lake, Melbourne: Philippa Hawker, Sydney Morning Herald

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Links – Friday June 19, 2015


Review - American Ballet TheatreRomeo and Juliet (Obraztsova/Cornejo), NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletThe King Dances (new Bintley work), Carmina Burana, Birmingham: 

Neil Norman, The Stage

Richard Edmonds, Birmingham Post

Roz Laws, Birmingham Mail


Reviews - Polish National BalletAdagio & ScherzoMoving RoomsRite of Spring, NY: 

Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review - Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterNight CreatureA Case of YouNo Longer SilentRevelations, NY: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Dutch National BalletEmpire NoirConcerto ConcordiaChroma (Cool Britannia programme), Amsterdam: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Reviews - Compagnie DCA/Philippe DecoufléContact, London: 

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Lise Smith, Londondance


Review - Richard Alston Dance CompanyAlston At Home mixed bill, London: Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Feature - Julie Kent, retiring this week from ABT: Elise Taylor, Vanity Fair


News - Free dance in summertime New York: Gia Kourlas, New York Times


Review - Keely GarfieldPow, NY: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times


Review - Ballet Revolucion, Auckland: Bernadette Rae, New Zealand Herald


News - Merce Cunningham reconstruction in Boston: Hilarie M. Smeets, New York Times


Preview - Burrows and Fargeon in Philadelphia: A.D. Amorosi, The Inquirer

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Links – Saturday June 20, 2015


Obituary - Ko Murobushi, Butoh artist: Broadway World


Reviews - The Royal BalletDon Quixote, Chicago: 

Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

Janet Arvia, examiner.com

Lawrence Bommer, Stage and Cinema


Preview - The Royal Ballet returns to New York: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletThe King DancesCarmina Burana, Birmingham: David Jays, The Guardian


Review - New York Theater BalletLegends & Visionaries 2015, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Review - Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance CompanyAnalogy/Dora: Tramontane, Montclair: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Feature - Misty Copeland and her forthcoming Swan Lake debut: Heather Watts, Vanity Fair


Review - The Seven FingersTraces, London: Graham Watts, Londondance


Review - Keely GarfieldPow, NY: Siobhan Burke, New York Times


Preview - Polish National Ballet, Washington: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post


Interview - Yolanda Lowatta, Bangarra Dance Theatre: Alexandra Spring, The Guardian


Feature - Florida Dance Festival: Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Review - Khon Dance Drama, London: Jane Cornwell, Evening Standard


Preview - Chamber Dance Project, improv in the ballet world, Washington: Sadie Dingfelder, Washington Post


Preview - New dance in the UK, Ballet Cymru, Paco Peña: Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

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