Conversations on Dance

(52) Georgina Pazcoguin, Soloist with New York City Ballet & Broadway Dancer

Posted by on 06.26.2017

(52) Georgina Pazcoguin, Soloist with New York City Ballet & Broadway Dancer

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/GeorginaPazcougin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAs part of our New York Tour, we went to the apartment of Georgina Pazcoguin, Soloist with the New York City Ballet.  Georgina grew up in a large family in Pennsylvania.  In 2001 she attended the School of American Ballet for the year, became an Apprentice in 2002, and a corps member the following year.  In 2013 she was promoted to soloist.  Georgina has spent time performing on Broadway while continuing her ballet career: appearing in the 2016 “Cats” revival, “On the...

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(51) Part III: Edward Villella, Founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet

Posted by on 06.19.2017

(51) Part III: Edward Villella, Founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/EdwardVillella3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to our third and final installment with Edward Villella, founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet and former Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet.  Today Edward talks at length about the founding of Miami City Ballet, what he learned from Balanchine about being an Artistic Director, and how he kept his dancers in mind every step of the way.  Join us at the very end of this episode for his lightening round, where he reveals what ballet he would want to danc

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(50) Part II: Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer and Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director

Posted by on 06.12.2017

(50) Part II: Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer and Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/EdwardVillella2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to our second installment with Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer and founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet.  Edward was hired into the New York City Ballet by George Balanchine in 1957 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 1970.  Balanchine created many famous roles on Edward including Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Rubies section of Jewels, Tarentella, and many others, which we discuss today.  Edward became quite famous, not only for his...

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(49) Jennifer Homans, Founder and Director of The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU

Posted by on 06.05.2017

(49) Jennifer Homans, Founder and Director of The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/JenniferHomans.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are pleased to welcome Jennifer Homans, Founder & Director of The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University.  Jennifer is well known in the dance world for being the author of Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet, named one of the ten best books of the year by The New York Times and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.  Before publishing Apollo’s Angels in 2010, she studied at the School of American Ballet and danced...

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(48) Ezra Hurwitz, Filmmaker

Posted by on 05.30.2017

(48) Ezra Hurwitz, Filmmaker

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/EzraHurwitz.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are joined by filmmaker, Ezra Hurwitz.  Following a seven year career with Miami City Ballet, Ezra retired from the stage to study film and business strategy at Columbia University.  Since beginning his work as a dance filmmaker following his time at Columbia, he has created viral videos for numerous clients including San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theater, The Kennedy Center, and most recently the New York Times.  Ezra’s work has been featured in publications...

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(47) Part I: Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer & Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director

Posted by on 05.22.2017

(47) Part I: Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer & Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/EdwardVillellaEp1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we present our first episode recorded on our Conversations on Dance New York Tour sponsored by DanceWear Corner.  Today we start with the first of three installments with Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer & Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director.  Edward was hired into the New York City Ballet by George Balanchine in 1957 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 1970.  Balanchine created many famous roles on Edward including Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s...

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