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(290) Diana Byer, Founding Artistic Director of New York Theatre Ballet

Posted by on 06.06.2022

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(289) Curating Dance Programming at Performing Arts Houston, with Meg Booth and Claire Williamson

Posted by on 06.02.2022

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(288) Choreographer, Connor Walsh, and Composer, Quinn Mason, on Their New Collaboration For Houston Ballet

Posted by on 05.31.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/ConnorQuinnHoustonBallet.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today on ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by Houston Ballet principal dancer and choreographer Connor Walsh and composer and conductor Quinn Mason. Connor has joined us on the podcast previously to talk about his performing career, but sits down with us for the first time to discuss choreographing for the company. Quinn’s work as a composer quickly gained notice, resulting in a premiere creation for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the...

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(287) Composers & Choreographers with Ming Luke, Principal Guest Conductor for the San Francisco Ballet

Posted by on 05.23.2022

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(286) BONUS: Michael and Rebecca spring dance roundup

Posted by on 05.19.2022

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/springdance.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS It’s just Michael and Rebecca in this bonus episode, where we chat about the great dance performances we have seen over the past few months, including Royal Danish Ballet, Miami City Ballet, New York City Ballet, Ragamala, Karole Armitage’s Armitage Gone Dance!, and more! Support COD: conversationsondancepod.com/support SPONSORS: Conversations on Dance at the Vail Dance Festival July 30 – August...

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