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(33) Dance Historian Doug Fullington on ‘Le Baiser de la Fée’ or ‘The Fairy’s Kiss’

Posted by on 02.13.2017

(33) Dance Historian Doug Fullington on ‘Le Baiser de la Fée’ or ‘The Fairy’s Kiss’

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/DougFullingtonBaiser.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week happy to welcome back Doug Fullington, assistant to the artistic director at Pacific Northwest Ballet and the company’s education program’s manager. Mr. Fullington is a lauded dance historian, capable of reading Stepanov notation, a classical ballet notation system developed in Russia. He’s contributed to the reconstruction of many 19th century works, including ‘The Daughter of Pharaoh’, ‘Le Corsaire’, and recently, PNB’s ‘Giselle’. In 2000, he...

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(32) Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer

Posted by on 02.06.2017

(32) Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MistyCopeland.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday we are thrilled to welcome Misty Copeland.  Born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in San Pedro California, Misty began her training at the age of 13.  In 2000, she joined American Ballet Theater’s Studio Company, and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet a year later.  In June 2015, Misty made history when she became the first African American woman at ABT to join the rank of Principal Dancer.  Misty Copeland has become a household name with dozens of appearances in...

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(31) Lauren Fadeley, Miami City Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 01.30.2017

(31) Lauren Fadeley, Miami City Ballet Soloist

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/LaurenFadeley.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we welcome Miami City Ballet soloist, Lauren Fadeley.  After completing a year of training at SAB, Lauren was asked by Peter Martins to join New York City Ballet at the age of 16.  After two years with the company, Lauren decided to pursue a higher education at Indiana University.  She danced throughout college and graduated  with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet Performance with an outside field in Kinesiology.  In 2007, Lauren went on the join the Pennsylvania Ballet...

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Supplemental Resource for Alastair Macaulay Interview on ‘Serenade’

Posted by on 01.23.2017

Supplemental Resource for Alastair Macaulay Interview on ‘Serenade’

This week on the “Conversations on Dance” podcast, we have the pleasure of speaking with New York Times Chief Dance Critic, Alastair Macaulay.  For the past 30 years Alastair has been researching George Balanchine’s ’Serenade’ and has recently complied his work into a Symposium at the New York Public Library entitled “Balanchine’s Serenade: An Evening of Films, Commentary, and Memories.”  Today he sits down with us to discuss this historical and iconic ballet and it’s history.  Click here to listen.  This is one of our more technical episodes, so we suggest reviewing the ballet after listening to the podcast. Below, find a list of...

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(30) Alastair Macaulay, NYT Chief Dance Critic on Balanchine’s ‘Serenade’

Posted by on 01.23.2017

(30) Alastair Macaulay, NYT Chief Dance Critic on Balanchine’s ‘Serenade’

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/AlastairMacaulay.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday we have the distinct pleasure of welcoming New York Times Chief Dance Critic, Alastair Macaulay. Alastair has been the Chief Dance critic with the Times since 2007.  Before that time, he worked as the Chief Theater Critic of the Financial Times in London, was the Chief Dance Critic for The Literary Supplement, the founding editor of the British Quarterly Dance Theater Journal, and a guest dance critic for The New Yorker.   For the past 30 years Alastair has been...

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