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(38) Jessica Wallis, Ballet In The City

Posted by on 03.20.2017

(38) Jessica Wallis, Ballet In The City

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Jessica-Wallis.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are pleased to welcome Jessica Wallis, Ballet in the City founder.  If you are a regular listener, you have heard us talk about Ballet in the City in the past as they have been one of our sponsors from the very beginning.  We were so happy to sit down with Jessica in Miami a few weeks ago to hear more about how her organization come about.  Jessica studied ballet through highschool until an injury ended her dreams of becoming a professional dancer.  After attending...

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(37) Kathryn Morgan, former New York City Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 03.13.2017

(37) Kathryn Morgan, former New York City Ballet Soloist

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KathrynMorgan.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are joined by Kathryn Morgan, former soloist with the New York City Ballet.  Born and raised in Mobile Alabama, Kathryn moved to New York City in 2004 to train at the School of American Ballet to continue her ballet education. In June 2006 she joined NYCB as an Apprentice and was promoted to Corps member the following year. In 2012 an autoimmune illness forced her to leave the company in order to regain her health.  After leaving, she built a wildly popular YouTube...

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(36) Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet

Posted by on 03.06.2017

(36) Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/PeterBoal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday we are joined by Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet.  After completing his training at the School of American Ballet, Peter became a member of the New York City Ballet in 1983 and was promoted in Principal in 1989. While still dancing with the companu dancing, from 1997-2005 Mr. Boal also served as a full-time teacher at SAB and was in fact one of Michael’s teachers during this time.  In 2005 he retired from New York City Ballet after 22-years, and...

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(35) Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 02.27.2017

(35) Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/FabriceCalmels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are delighted to welcome Fabrice Camels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer.  Fabrice was born in France and began dancing at the age of three.  He completed his ballet training at the Paris Opera Ballet school before venturing the the United States where he trained at the Rock School and danced with Pennsylvania Ballet. In 2002, he joined the Joffrey Ballet under the direction of Gerald Arpino. Mr. Calmels holds the Guiness World Record for The Tallest Ballet Dancer in...

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(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 02.20.2017

(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/JoseMateo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are happy to welcome José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. José holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where he began his formal training in ballet and modern techniques.  After a New York-based career as a dancer, Mateo moved to Boston where he worked as an administrator at Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum and quickly gained a reputation as a teacher and choreographer.  In 1985 he founded his own company and...

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