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BONUS: Alastair Macaulay from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.04.2018

BONUS: Alastair Macaulay from the Vail Dance Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/AlastairVail.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe sit down in Vail to catch up with The New York Times Chief Dance Critic Alastair Macaulay and discuss the Vail Dance Festival.  We discuss what makes the festival so special, how it has evolved, dancers who he has watched flourish in Vail, and what makes him keep coming back for more.  (Note: This episode was recorded on August 3, 2018.) Photo: Erin Baiano

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Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Justin Peck and Caroline Shaw

Posted by on 08.01.2018

Vail Festival Forum Bonus Content: Justin Peck and Caroline Shaw

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/PeckShaw.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWelcome to our first episode from the 2018 Vail Dance Festival.  For our first live event we spoke with Justin Peck and Caroline Shaw.  Justin Peck, one of the world’s most sought after and celebrated working ballet choreographers, and fresh off a Tony nomination for his work on the Broadway musical ‘Carousel’, will be premiering his first work at the Vail Dance Festival. Caroline Shaw, composer-in-residence at VDF, has been commissioned to create the score for this work. In conversation...

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(100) Rebecca & Michael celebrate 100 episodes!

Posted by on 07.30.2018

(100) Rebecca & Michael celebrate 100 episodes!

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/episode100.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week it’s just Rebecca and Michael to celebrate our 100th episode.  We take the time to reflect on the past two years of Conversations on Dance by counting down our top 10 favorite episodes.  We have had so many incredible guests that it was hard to narrow it down, so a few other favorite moments come up.  Thank you to all of our listeners who have made these past two years of podcasting such a wonderful journey and thank you to each and every one of our guests who took the time...

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(99) Michael Novak, Artistic Director Designate of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation

Posted by on 07.02.2018

(99) Michael Novak, Artistic Director Designate of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/MichaelNovak.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis we we are delighted to welcome Michael Novak,  the Artistic Director Designate of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation. Raised in Rolling Meadows, IL, Michael began studying dance at age ten.  In 2001, he was offered a Presidential Scholarship to attend The University of the Arts in Philadelphia to pursue training in jazz and ballet. The following year, he undertook an apprenticeship at the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society, where he remained until 2004.  After moving to New York...

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(98) Stanton Welch, Artistic Director Houston Ballet and Choreographer

Posted by on 06.25.2018

(98) Stanton Welch, Artistic Director Houston Ballet and Choreographer

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/StantonWelch.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on Conversations On Dance, our guest is Houston Ballet Artistic Director and acclaimed choreographer Stanton Welch. Born in Australia to two prominent ballet dancers, Welch expressed an interest in choreography almost immediately after beginning his dance training. Soon after joining the Australian Ballet as a dancer he received his first choreographic commission, and five years later he was named resident choreographer. Following major commissions at companies around the globe,...

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