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(75) Elizabeth Claire Walker, Los Angeles Ballet Soloist and Harvard Graduate

Posted by on 01.15.2018

(75) Elizabeth Claire Walker, Los Angeles Ballet Soloist and Harvard Graduate

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/LizWalker.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week on the podcast we are tackling a subject that we find of immense interest to students and parents in our travels to schools across the country: does having a career in ballet mean forgoing college?  Our guest this week is a Harvard Graduate and an Los Angeles Ballet Soloist who shows that it’s possible to do both.  This week we talk with Elizabeth Claire Walker, who always dreamed of a career in ballet, and had parents who strongly valued her education.  She trained as a...

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(74) Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet and Former New York City Ballet Principal

Posted by on 01.08.2018

(74) Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet and Former New York City Ballet Principal

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/PhilipNeal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we continue our coverage of Next Generation Ballet’s Nutcracker by speaking with Philip Neal, Artistic Director of Next Generation Ballet.  Philip began his training at the age of 11 at the School of Richmond Ballet, where he was recognized by Edward Villella and offered a scholarship to the School of American Ballet.  He joined the New York City Ballet in 1987 becoming a Principal in 1992.  He went on to dance lead roles in the vast majority of the company’s rep,  and...

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(73) Ivonne Lemus: Ballet Mistress at Next Generation Ballet & Former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba

Posted by on 01.02.2018

(73) Ivonne Lemus: Ballet Mistress at Next Generation Ballet & Former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/IvonneLemus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday we talk with Ivonne Lemus: Ballet Mistress at Next Generation Ballet & Former Soloist with National Ballet of Cuba. We took a quick break over the holiday from our regularly scheduled programming, but while we were on our break, we went to Tampa to teach master classes, host a lecture, and record interviews with the dancers, staff, and guest artists of Next Generation Ballet. Today we talk with NGB’s Ballet Mistress, Ivonne Lemus. Ivonne trained at the National School of...

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Bonus Episode: More from Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.22.2017

Bonus Episode: More from Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NextGeneration2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to a special episode of Conversations on Dance.  We are in Tampa, Florida this week covering Next Generation Ballet and their Nutcracker run at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.  In the coming weeks we will be releasing content with the staff including Director Philip Neal and Ballet Mistress Ivonne Lemus and their guest artists performing this weekend.  So stayed tuned for that.  But today, we will be talking with some of the students who will be featured in th

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Bonus Episode: Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Posted by on 12.21.2017

Bonus Episode: Next Generation Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NextGeneration1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to a special episode of Conversations on Dance.  We are in Tampa, Florida this week covering Next Generation Ballet and their Nutcracker run at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.  In the coming weeks we will be releasing content with the staff including Director Philip Neal and Ballet Mistress Ivonne Lemus and their guest artists performing this weekend.  So stayed tuned for that.  But today, we will be talking with some alumni of the Next Generation Ballet: Jorda

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(72) Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ with Bob Gottlieb: author, editor, and dance critic

Posted by on 12.18.2017

(72) Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ with Bob Gottlieb: author, editor, and dance critic

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/BobGottliebJewels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  As our final episode of 2017, we are saluting this year’s biggest ballet celebration, 50 years of George Balanchine’s “Jewels.”  Today we take an in depth look at Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ with Bob Gottlieb: author, editor, and dance critic.  Bob has been editor-and-chief of Simon & Schuster, Alfred A. Knopf, and the New Yorker.   Gottlieb is widely considered to be one of the greatest editors of the second half of the 20th century.  For many...

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