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(102) Devon Teuscher, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre

Posted by on 08.13.2018

(102) Devon Teuscher, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DevonTeuscher.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn today’s episode of Conversations On Dance, we are joined by Devon Teuscher, principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre. In 2006, after completing her training at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, Devon was invited to join ABT’s studio company. Consistent soloist work led to her first promotion in 2014, and following a triumphant turn as Odette/Odile in the full length ‘Swan Lake’, she was promoted to principal in 2017. We sat down at the Vail Dance...

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Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Damian Woetzel and Claudia Schreier

Posted by on 08.09.2018

Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Damian Woetzel and Claudia Schreier

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DamianClaudia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJoin us for another live Festival Forum panel discussion with Damian Woetzel and Claudia Schreier.  Damian Woetzel is the Artistic Director of The Vail Dance Festival and Claudia Schreier is back creating work at the festival for a third time.  We talk about Damian’s beginnings at the festival and how he developed it’s mission.  We talk with Claudia about her roots in the Vail Dance Festival as a young intern that grew into a burgeoning career as a choreographer noticed by...

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BONUS: Lauren Lovette on her new work for Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.07.2018

BONUS: Lauren Lovette on her new work for Vail Dance Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LaurenLovette2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSToday we talk with New York City Ballet Principal, Lauren Lovette.  The last time we chatted with her was last year at the Vail Dance Festival, so this year we catch up with her, talk about her guesting gig with Royal Danish Ballet, and hear about her new work “Papillons” that premiered on August 6th, 2018 at the Vail Dance Festival.  (Note: This episode was recorded on August 6th, 2018.) Photo: Unity Phelan and cast in “Papillons” at the 2018 Vail Dance Fes

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(101) Roman Mejia LIVE From Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.06.2018

(101) Roman Mejia LIVE From Vail Dance Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Roman.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRoman Mejia is one of the newest members of the New York City Ballet, having burst onto the scene at the Vail Dance Festival fresh out of the School of American Ballet. In just his first year at the company, he’s garnered critical acclaim for numerous solo roles, and is quickly gathering momentum as a dancer to be seen. We talk with Roman about the pressures of being thrust into the spotlight so soon into his career, how he prepares for these challenges, and how coming from a ballet family has...

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Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Merce Cunningham Centennial

Posted by on 08.05.2018

Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Merce Cunningham Centennial

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/CunninghamFinal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMerce Cunningham is one of the greatest and most influential choreographers of the 20th century. In honor of the Merce Cunningham centennial, we were pleased to host Melissa Toogood, a dancer of his works and Abi Sebaly, a Cunningham scholar.  We discuss Merce’s work methods, collaborations with artists like John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg, broad influence in the avant-garde in dance and beyond, and his “Scenario,” excerpts of which were performed at the Vail Dance...

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