Posts Tagged "ballet company"

(186) Phil Chan, co-founder of Final Bow for Yellowface

Posted by on 05.26.2020 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Phil Chan, a co-founder of Final Bow for Yellowface. Phil is a graduate of Carleton College and an alumnus of the Ailey School and is now an arts administrator and educator. Phil was the founding General Manager of the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, and was the General Manager for Armitage Gone! Dance and Youth America Grand Prix. He served multiple years on the National Endowment for the Arts dance panel and the Jadin Wong Award panel presented by...

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(126) Rebecca & Michael: What to do if you didn’t get your contract renewed

Posted by on 02.11.2019 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS It’s just Rebecca and Michael this week.  It’s that time of year when company contracts are going out, which means that dancers across the country may not be getting their contracts renewed for the 2019-2020 season.  We put together a handful of bullet points to help dancers navigate this tough time and discuss what to do next.  We turn this challenging experience into something positive, this week on Conversations on Dance. This episode is sponsored b

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BONUS: Alastair Macaulay from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.04.2018 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS We sit down in Vail to catch up with The New York Times Chief Dance Critic Alastair Macaulay and discuss the Vail Dance Festival.  We discuss what makes the festival so special, how it has evolved, dancers who he has watched flourish in Vail, and what makes him keep coming back for more.  (Note: This episode was recorded on August 3, 2018.) Photo: Erin Baiano

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