Conversations on Dance

BONUS: Alastair Macaulay on his departure from the New York Times

Posted by on 09.21.2018

BONUS: Alastair Macaulay on his departure from the New York Times

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Alastair-Macaulay-NYT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are bringing you a special bonus episode, with one of of most frequent guests, Alastair Macaulay. Today, Alastair has announced his decision to step down from his post as chief dance critic of the New York Times. In his years writing for the Times, Alastair’s reviews became events unto themselves, illuminating the performances he saw for many avid readers. Today we talk to Alastair about the artists whose performances most...

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(107) Misa Kuranaga, Boston Ballet Principal

Posted by on 09.17.2018

(107) Misa Kuranaga, Boston Ballet Principal

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/MisaKuranaga.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn this week’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by Boston Ballet principal Misa Kuranaga. A native of Japan, Misa first came to dance professionally in America with the San Francisco Ballet, before additional training at the School of American Ballet. In 2003, she joined Boston Ballet, where was quickly handed major soloist and principal opportunities, ultimately rising to the rank of principal dancer in 2009. We talk to her about her path to Boston Ballet,...

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(106) Isabella Boylston, ABT Principal, from Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 09.10.2018

(106) Isabella Boylston, ABT Principal, from Vail Dance Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/IsabellaBoylstonVail.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn this week’s episode of Conversations On Dance, we are thrilled to be joined once again by American Ballet Theatre principal Isabella Boylston. We caught up with her at the Vail Dance Festival, where we talked about her most recent season at the Met with ABT, how her second year running the Ballet Sun Valley Festival differed from the first, and her preparations for her first performances dancing Justin Peck’s ‘In Creases’.   This episode is sponsored by

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(105) Rebecca & Michael: Summer 2018 & NYCB Artistic Director Job Posting

Posted by on 09.04.2018

(105) Rebecca & Michael: Summer 2018 & NYCB Artistic Director Job Posting

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/RMSeptember.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week, Rebecca & Michael sit down to discuss this past summer, what we are up to in the coming months, and to discuss the New York City Ballet Artistic Director job description.  Here is the New York Times article by Michael Cooper which we reference. We are thrilled to welcome Yumiko as our newest sponsor of Conversations on Dance.  Visit their Flagship boutique in New York City featuring the all new interactive Color Bar. ___________________________________________ We recorded...

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(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

Posted by on 08.27.2018

(104) Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MargaretTracey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSummer is almost over and many of our listeners are getting ready to head back to school. To help ease us into that transition, we sat down with the director of the Boston Ballet School, Margaret Tracey. Margaret had an illustrious 16 year career as a principal at the New York City Ballet, dancing a massive repertoire of works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Trey Mcintyre, William Forsythe and Peter Martins. Margaret began teaching at Boston Ballet School in 2005, and accepted her...

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(103) Suzanne Fisher, Dietitian For Dancers

Posted by on 08.20.2018

(103) Suzanne Fisher, Dietitian For Dancers

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/SuzanneFisher.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe dance world has a complicated relationship with food. Plagued with pervasive body dysmorphia, our culture is often riddled with myths and negativity regarding our diets. We spoke with dietitian Suzanne Fisher about the dance world’s unique problems with diet and what can be done to overcome them and maintain a healthy relationship with the food that fuels our art. Suzanne’s website: fishernutritionsystems.com. Mention Conversations on Dance for a special 15%...

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