Conversations on Dance

(68) Live From The Kennedy Center: Mariinsky Ballet Director Yuri Fateev and Dancer Timur Askerov

Posted by on 11.13.2017

(68) Live From The Kennedy Center: Mariinsky Ballet Director Yuri Fateev and Dancer Timur Askerov

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/MariinskyatKennedyCenter-.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to Live From The Kennedy Center: Mariinsky Ballet Director Yuri Fateev and Dancer Timur Askerov.  A few weeks ago we were in Washington, DC to cover a busy weekend of ballet at the Kennedy Center.  While we were there, the Mariinsky Ballet was in town performing La Bayadère.  We had the pleasure of sitting down with the acting director of the Mariinsky, Yuri Fateev and one of their star dancers, Timur Askerov.  Mr. Fateev graduated from the Leningrad...

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(67) Live From the Kennedy Center: Damian Woetzel & Tiler Peck on Jerome Robbins

Posted by on 11.04.2017

(67) Live From the Kennedy Center: Damian Woetzel & Tiler Peck on Jerome Robbins

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/WoezelPeckonRobbins.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to Live From the Kennedy Center: Damian Woetzel & Tiler Peck on Jerome Robbins. Two weeks ago we were in Washington, DC to cover a busy weekend of ballet at the Kennedy Center.  We arrived on Friday night just in time to watch an exceptional performance entitled “DEMO: Jerome Robbins- An American Dance Genius.”  These DEMO programs are curated by former New York City Ballet Principal, Artistic Director of the Vail Dance Festival, and incoming president of...

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(66) Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Tanaquil Le Clercq’s ‘The Ballet Cook Book’

Posted by on 10.30.2017

(66) Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Tanaquil Le Clercq’s ‘The Ballet Cook Book’

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/WorksandProcess.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday on the Conversations on Dance podcast, we have a very special episode in store.  We are offering a preview of this weekend’s Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Tanaquil Le Clercq’s ‘The Ballet Cook Book,’ a 50th Anniversary Celebration.  In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, a fascinating compilation of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of her generation, including...

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(65) Kevin McKenzie, American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director

Posted by on 10.23.2017

(65) Kevin McKenzie, American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/KevinMcKenzie.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we have the pleasure of being joined Kevin McKenzie, American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director.   A native of Vermont, McKenzie recieved his ballet trianing from the Washington School of Ballet.  He was a leading dancer with the Joffrey Ballet and the National Ballet of Washington before joining American Ballet Theatre in 1979 as a soloist.  He would go on to dance with the company as a Principal dancer until 1991.  During his time with the company he danced many...

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(64) Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer

Posted by on 10.16.2017

(64) Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/IsabellaBolyston.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are joined by Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer.  Isabella was born in Sun Valley Idaho and started dancing at the age of 3.  In 1994 she began training at a small studio, and by the age of 12 was commuting to Denver every day to study at the Academy of Colorado Ballet.  After winning gold at the Youth America Grand Prix finals in New York City in 2001, she moved to Florida to study at the Harid Conservatory.  After attending a summer...

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(63) Retiring From the Stage with Patricia Delgado, Former Miami City Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 10.10.2017

(63) Retiring From the Stage with Patricia Delgado, Former Miami City Ballet Principal Dancer

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PatriciaDelgado.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are joined Patricia Delgado, Former Miami City Ballet Principal Dancer.  Patricia was born and raised in Miami and joined MCB in 2000 at the age of 18.  For 17 years she danced in the majority of the company’s repertoire, moving quickly through the ranks.  This past April, Patricia retired from the stage and has since moved to New York City to explore other creative and artistic opportunities.  We talk with Patricia from the Vail Dance Festival about her...

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