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(43) Rebecca & Michael: A Dancer Dies Twice

Posted by on 04.24.2017

(43) Rebecca & Michael: A Dancer Dies Twice

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Retirement.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week Rebecca and Michael wanted to take an opportunity to discuss retirement from the stage.  On April 9th Michael performed for the last time on a Miami City Ballet stage, closing out a more than decade long career with the company.  Today Rebecca catches up with Michael to talk about how he made his decision, what the final shows were like, and what comes next.  Because as Martha Graham says, “A dancer dies twice.  Once when they stop dancing, and the first death is the

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(41) Patricia Barker, Artistic Director of Grand Rapids Ballet

Posted by on 04.11.2017

(41) Patricia Barker, Artistic Director of Grand Rapids Ballet

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Patricia-Barker.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are pleased to welcome Patricia Barker, Artistic Director of Grand Rapids Ballet and former Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer.  Patricia began her ballet training in Richland, WA and later studied at the Boston Ballet School and the Pacific Northwest Ballet School.  Patricia is regarded as one of the world’s most gifted ballerinas dancing with PNB for 25 years, and as a principal for two decades. After retiring from the stage in 2007, she took over the...

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(40) Patrick Corbin, Assistant Professor of Practice at USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Posted by on 04.03.2017

(40) Patrick Corbin, Assistant Professor of Practice at USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/PatrickCorbin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are happy to welcome, Patrick Corbin, Assistant Professor of Practice at USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.  After starting his dance training with tap and jazz at a young age, he later enrolled in the School of American Ballet.  He went on to have a career in ballet with The Washington Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, ABT II and the Joffrey.  In 1989 Patrick joined the Paul Taylor Dance Company where he became one of their most celebrated artists, originating roles...

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(39) Ashley Bouder, Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet

Posted by on 03.27.2017

(39) Ashley Bouder, Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ashley-Bouder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are joined by Ashley Bouder, Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet. Ashley began her training at age 6 at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet with Marcia Dale Weary.  In 1999 she moved to New York City to attending the School of American Ballet full time.  She was named an apprentice the following June with the New York City Ballet and was promoted to Principal in 2005.   She is now the artistic director of The Ashley Bouder Project which had it’s most recent...

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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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