Posts Tagged "William Forsythe"

(183) Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet Artistic Director

Posted by on 05.04.2020 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week, we are joined by Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet Artistic Director. Born in Helsinki, Mikko began his dance training at age ten with The Finnish National Ballet School, and launched his professional dance career at age 15 with The Finnish National Ballet.  He went on to continue his dance training at The Kirov Ballet School in St. Petersburg, Russia. He danced professionally for 19 years, with Dutch National Ballet, Basel Ballet and as a principal dancer...

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(137) Jodie Gates, Vice Dean and Director of USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Posted by on 05.13.2019 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Jodie Gates, vice dean and director of the University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.  Ms. Gates was a celebrated principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet, Frankfurt Ballet, and Pennsylvania Ballet, as well as a principal guest artist with several companies around the world. She was a muse for celebrated choreographer Robert Joffrey and has worked with a host of renowned choreographers, including Merce Cunningham,...

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(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

Posted by on 08.27.2018 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Summer is almost over and many of our listeners are getting ready to head back to school. To help ease us into that transition, we sat down with the director of the Boston Ballet School, Margaret Tracey. Margaret had an illustrious 16 year career as a principal at the New York City Ballet, dancing a massive repertoire of works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Trey Mcintyre, William Forsythe and Peter Martins. Margaret began teaching at Boston Ballet School in 2005,...

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