Posts Tagged "summer intensives"

(322) Talking all thing Summer Intensives with Kate Penner

Posted by on 01.11.2023 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Our friend, Kate Penner, returns to the pod this week as our special guest host to talk all things Summer Intensives. We talk about our personal stories with summer training, how to choose the school that’s right for you, why you should cast a wide net, and some tips and tricks for auditioning. This Episode’s Sponsors: • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School is training the next generation of professional dancers by providing ballet and dance education of...

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(28) Francis Veyette on Summer Intensive Auditions

Posted by on 01.09.2017 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Francis Veyette danced with Pennsylvania Ballet for 17 years, retiring in 2016. He performed a repertoire that ranged from the lead in Balanchine roles like ‘Square Dance’ and ‘Theme and Variations’, to Siegfried in ‘Swan Lake’, to many original works by resident choreographer Matthew Neenan. While still dancing with the company, Francis was asked to lead Pennsylvania Ballet II, where he was tasked with shepherding young dancers through...

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