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(247) James Whiteside on his new book, “Center Center”

Posted by on 08.23.2021

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BONUS: USA Women’s Gymnastics with Kate Penner

Posted by on 08.19.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/KatePennerOlympicsBONUS.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS We were busy at the Vail Dance Festival during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the news that was coming out of USA Women’s Gymnastics with Simone Biles pulling out of elements of the competition, we had to debrief with our friend (and gymnastics super fan) Kate Penner. She gives us a low down on what happened and we chat about the parallels we see between gymnastics and ballet. This episode was recorded on August 1, 2021. Hear more from Kate...

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(246) Justin Peck and Robbie Fairchild, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.16.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Robbie-Justin-.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are sharing with you our final LIVE event recording from the 2021 Vail Dance Festival. In this episode, we are joined by New York City Ballet Resident Choreographer, Justin Peck, and dancer and actor, Robbie Fairchild. These two have been friends since they were students at the School of American Ballet, working together throughout their time with New York City Ballet. They talk about how they first became inspired by the theatre, their aspirations...

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(245) Esteban Hernandez, Principal Dancer with San Francisco Ballet

Posted by on 08.12.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/EstebanFinal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Esteban Hernandez, principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet. Esteban talks to us about training with his father and siblings, moving abroad at a young age to study ballet, and how he found his dream company in San Francisco Ballet.  Esteban will be making his return to the stage on August 13th and 14th at the Frost Amphitheater for Stanford University‚Äôs Stanford Live series. Tickets are available at...

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(244) Cleo Parker Robinson, LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 08.10.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Cleo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival, we are joined by choreographer, Cleo Parker Robinson. Cleo is the found of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. She gives us background on her career, coming, and her choreography. She also tells us about the work that she created for the 2021 Vail Dance Festival. This episode was recorded LIVE from the Vail Dance Festival, This episode was recorded on August 8, 2021 at the Manor Vail Lodge. Experience the Vail Dance Festival from wherever...

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