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(119) Juliet Doherty, LIVE from Yumiko’s New York Flagship Boutique

Posted by on 12.11.2018

(119) Juliet Doherty, LIVE from Yumiko’s New York Flagship Boutique

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Juliet-Doherty.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis episode was recorded live on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at the Yumiko New York Flagship Boutique.  We sit down with dancer and actress, Juliet Doherty.  Juliet comes from a family of dancers, spending her entire childhood in the studio.  Always active in musical theater, Juliet toured the world playing the coveted role of Clara alongside the renowned Radio City Rockettes in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and would later go on to dance alongside Tiler Peck in Susan...

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(118) Cameron Grant, New York City Ballet Pianist

Posted by on 12.03.2018

(118) Cameron Grant, New York City Ballet Pianist

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Cameron-Grant.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on Conversations On Dance we are joined by one of the ballet world’s most celebrated pianists, Cameron Grant. Cameron joined the New York City Ballet in 1984, where he was appointed pianist of the New York City Ballet orchestra four years later. He has played nearly every major piano ballet in the repertoire, including Balanchine masterworks like ‘Davidsbundlertanze’ and ‘Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2’, and Robbins ballets like ‘Dances At a...

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(117) Eric Trope of Miami City Ballet on a dancer’s mental health

Posted by on 11.26.2018

(117) Eric Trope of Miami City Ballet on a dancer’s mental health

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Eric-Trope.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on Conversations On Dance, we are joined by Miami City Ballet dancer Eric Trope. While so much attention is understandably given to the physical health of dancers, Eric has been an outspoken advocate for supporting the mental health of dancers to the same extent. In this episode, we cover the difficulty of performing anxiety, dealing with body shaming and what can be done both individually and as a community to improve the mental health of our artists. Eric’s article on Biscuit...

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(116) Lourdes Lopez, Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet

Posted by on 11.19.2018

(116) Lourdes Lopez, Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/LourdesLopezFinal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSToday we are joined by Miami City Ballet Artistic Director, Lourdes Lopez, and our former boss.  Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami, Lopez began taking ballet lessons at the age of five and continued her training full time at the School of American Ballet when she was 14. George Balanchine chose her to join the  New York City Ballet corps de ballet shortly after her 16th birthday.  She danced many featured roles with the company and was promoted by Balanchine to soloist in 1981,...

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(115) Harper Watters, Houston Ballet Soloist

Posted by on 11.12.2018

(115) Harper Watters, Houston Ballet Soloist

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/HarperWatters-111218-4.44-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on Conversations On Dance, we spoke with Houston Ballet soloist Harper Watters. Though Harper’s talents led to prominent roles with the Houston Ballet and two promotions, he gained attention both within the dance community and in pop culture at large, in viral videos of himself dancing in towering pink heels. We talk to Harper about how he has leveraged his social media stardom into creating a platform where he can promote inclusivity in the dance world and prov

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