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(163) Kenneth Parris III and Melissa Toogood, LIVE from Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 11.26.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KennethandMelissa.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we are sharing with you a live podcast recording from the 2019 Vail Dance Festival. Here we speak with Visual Artist Kenneth Parris III and dancer Melissa Toogood on Tuesday July 30th, 2019.   Kenneth had many of his Merce Cunningham paintings and drawings featured throughout the festival this year, and many of these pieces feature Cunningham dancer and his wife, Melissa Toogood. We sit down to chat with this duo about their artistic partnership and their r

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(162) Erin Baiano, Dancer Turned Photographer

Posted by on 11.18.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/ErinBaianoFinal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS This week on Conversations on Dance, we talk with dancer turned photographer, Erin Baiano from the Vail Dance Festival. If you follow Vail Dance Festival on social media, it is Erin’s beautiful photos that tell the story of the festival, from rehearsals to performances.  Erin grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and attended the School of American Ballet before joining American Ballet Theater.  She danced with ABT for 6 years before retiring from the...

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(161) Adji Cissoko, Dancer With Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Posted by on 11.12.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/AdjiCissoko.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week we are joined from the 2019 Vail Dance Festival by Adji Cissoko, dancer with Alonzo King LINES Ballet.  Adji grew up in Munich, Germany where she trained at Ballet Academy Munich. She attended the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre on full scholarship, before joining the National Ballet of Canada in 2010. In 2014, she joined LINES Ballet. We talk with Adji about her training, her long audition process to find the right company for her, h

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(160) Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director of Ballet Hispánico

Posted by on 11.06.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/EduardoVilaro.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week, on Conversations on Dance, we are joined by Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director of Ballet Hispánico. Eduardo recounts his early years adjusting to New York City life as a Cuban immigrant, what it was like building his first company from the ground up, and how Ballet Hispánico has carved out an identity for itself that is unique in the dance world. Ballet Hispánico, America’s leading Latino dance organization, returns to the Apollo Theater on November 22...

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(159) India Bradley, Dancer with New York City Ballet & BalletCollective

Posted by on 10.21.2019

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/IndiaBradley.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThis week on COD, we are joined by New York City Ballet dancer India Bradley. With a history of dance in her family, India began her training in her home state of Michigan. After training at DTH and SAB, India was accepted into NYCB. After just one year in the company, she has proven to be an in demand talent elsewhere, with a spate of additional performing opportunities that have included the Ashley Bouder Project, Vail Dance Festival and BalletCollective. We talk to India...

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