Conversations on Dance

(214) ‘Isolation to Creation’ Docuseries from Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Posted by on 01.27.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Works-and-Process-2021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS This week we are pleased to bring you a special behind the scenes look at some of the Works & Process creation that has been happening safely throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. Today we are joined by Ephrat Asherie, New York City-based b-girl, and Duke Dang, General Manager of Works & Process. We hear about Ephrat’s career and her recent work developed at a Works and Process Bubble Residency called, ‘UnderScored.’ Duke offers us an...

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(213) Gloria Govrin, Balanchine Ballerina (Part II)

Posted by on 01.19.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/GloriaGovrin2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Welcome to the second part of our interview with Balanchine Ballerina, Gloria Govrin. If you are tuning in and haven’t heard part one, we hope that you will go back in your feed to episode 212 for our chat with Gloria about her career. Today in Part II, Gloria tells us about where her career took her after retiring from the stage. She has since gone on to a prolific teaching career, being considered one of the leading masters of the Balanchine Technique. She is...

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(212) Gloria Govrin, Balanchine Ballerina (Part I)

Posted by on 01.13.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/GloriaGovrin1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Today we are joined by Balanchine Ballerina, Gloria Govrin. Gloria danced with New York City Ballet from 1959 to 1974 and was promoted to soloist in 1963. An unusually tall dancer, she inspired Balanchine to choreograph several distinctive roles on her. Roles such as Hippolyta in A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Coffee in Nutcracker, the Princess in Firebird, and La Bonne Fee in Harlequinade were stamped with her identity. After her distinguished stage career,...

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(211) Unpacking the new Disney+ series, ‘On Pointe’

Posted by on 01.09.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/onpointe.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Happy New Year and welcome to our first episode of 2021! Today we are joined by a very special co-host and friend, Evelyn Kocak, to chat about the Disney+ series streaming now, ‘On Pointe.’ Evelyn is a former NYCB dancer, Staatsballett Berlin dancer, and former soloist with Pennsylvania...

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(210) Laurie Kanyok, Founder of Kanyok Arts Initiative

Posted by on 12.22.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/LaurieKanyok.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS This week we are joined by Laurie Kanyok, founder of the Kanyok Arts Initiative. Laurie has performed on Broadway, television and film. She played the lead roles in Twyla Tharp’s COME FLY AWAY and MOVIN OUT. Her other Broadway credits include FOSSE, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, and IN YOUR ARMS. She was the ballet casting consultant for Tony Award winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s An AMERICAN IN PARIS. She is the founder of the Kanyok Arts Initiative,...

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(209) Andreas Heise, Choreographer

Posted by on 12.15.2020

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/AndreasHeise.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Today we are joined by choreographer Andreas Heise. Born in Germany, Andreas began his formal ballet training at the age of 16. In 1998, he joined his first company, Leipziger Ballett, and in 2003, he joined the Norwegian National Ballet in Oslo where he performed many leading roles. In 2006 Andreas started to choreograph regularly for the Norwegian National Ballet and has since choreographed for companies around the world. Today Andreas talks to us about how he came...

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