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(36) Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet

Posted by on 03.06.2017

(36) Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/PeterBoal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday we are joined by Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet.  After completing his training at the School of American Ballet, Peter became a member of the New York City Ballet in 1983 and was promoted in Principal in 1989. While still dancing with the companu dancing, from 1997-2005 Mr. Boal also served as a full-time teacher at SAB and was in fact one of Michael’s teachers during this time.  In 2005 he retired from New York City Ballet after 22-years, and...

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(35) Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 02.27.2017

(35) Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/FabriceCalmels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are delighted to welcome Fabrice Camels, Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer.  Fabrice was born in France and began dancing at the age of three.  He completed his ballet training at the Paris Opera Ballet school before venturing the the United States where he trained at the Rock School and danced with Pennsylvania Ballet. In 2002, he joined the Joffrey Ballet under the direction of Gerald Arpino. Mr. Calmels holds the Guiness World Record for The Tallest Ballet Dancer in...

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(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 02.20.2017

(34) José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/JoseMateo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we are happy to welcome José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. José holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where he began his formal training in ballet and modern techniques.  After a New York-based career as a dancer, Mateo moved to Boston where he worked as an administrator at Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum and quickly gained a reputation as a teacher and choreographer.  In 1985 he founded his own company and...

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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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