Posts Tagged "dance"

(332) Gregory Maqoma, founder of Vuyani Dance Theater, coming to Performing Arts Houston

Posted by on 03.14.2023

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(312) Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop

Posted by on 10.28.2022

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(303) Choreographer, Justin Peck, and musician, Johnny Gandelsman, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.23.2022

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(301) Lil Buck and KJ Takahashi, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.15.2022

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(300) Jodi Melnick, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.10.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/JodiMelnickVail22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Choreographer Jodi Melnick has found international acclaim with her unique approach to the art form, encapsulating seemingly disparate moments of subtlety, nuance, recklessness and drama. The ‘Conversations On Dance’ podcast leads a discussion with Melnick about her artistic identity, creative process and her new work premiering at VDF this year, set to a commissioned score by Andreia Pinto-Correia.  Please note: ‘Conversations On Dance’ co-host, Rebecca...

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