Conversations on Dance

BONUS: Myles Thatcher, LIVE from San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival

Posted by on 04.26.2018

BONUS: Myles Thatcher, LIVE from San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MylesSFBlive.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we are joined by choreographer and dancer, Myles Thatcher, LIVE from San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival, and his collaborators for his new ballet ‘Otherness’, costume designer Sylvie Rood, and nonbinary artist, Kersh Branz.  This episode was recorded from a live “Meet The Artist” event before the opening of Myles’ ballet at the Unbound festival at San Francisco Ballet.  For more live content like this from these events, please check out San Francisco...

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(89) Justin Peck, LIVE from San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival

Posted by on 04.23.2018

(89) Justin Peck, LIVE from San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/JustinSFBlive.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we are with Justin Peck, LIVE from San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival in a live “Meet The Artist” event before the opening night of San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound Festival.  We talk about his career, his process, and about the concept behind his new ballet for SFB, “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.”  Stay tuned this week for more from the festival coming soon!

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BONUS: Dores André from SFB’s Unbound Festival

Posted by on 04.20.2018

BONUS: Dores André from SFB’s Unbound Festival

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/DoresAndre.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSToday we are bringing you the first of a series of podcasts recorded live in San Francisco. San Francisco Ballet is kicking off its ‘Unbound’ Festival tonight, an event that will span 17 days and feature the world premieres of 12 choreographers. Our first guest is Dores Andre, a principal dancer here with the company, who is to be featured in 4 of the premieres.

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(88) Shelby Williams, Creator of Instagram’s ‘Biscuit Ballerina’

Posted by on 04.16.2018

(88) Shelby Williams, Creator of Instagram’s ‘Biscuit Ballerina’

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/ShelbyWilliams.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShelby Williams, Biscuit Ballerina.  On this week’s podcast, our guest is Shelby Williams, dancer at the Royal Ballet Of Flanders, and creator of internet sensation Biscuit Ballerina. Shelby began her career with Houston Ballet II, before shortly moving on to several major companies in Europe. In addition to the Royal Ballet Of Flanders, she has danced with Dresden Ballet, Barcelona Ballet and Ballet D’Europe. Shelby created an alternate instagram personality ‘Biscuit...

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(87) Dancers’ Negativity and Perspective Post-Retirement

Posted by on 04.10.2018

(87) Dancers’ Negativity and Perspective Post-Retirement

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/RMApril9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s just Rebecca and Michael this week, together from New York City, as they return to discuss some of the feedback received after last week’s episode.  They also discuss a recent article on dancers’ and negativity (10:30), and how a dancer’s perspective on their career changes post retirement (16:29).  They return to their interview format next week, and the following week will be reporting from San Francisco Ballet to cover their Unbound Festival.  Subscribe now so you won’t mi

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(86) Misty Copeland’s Clap Back & Ballet’s Chance for a Turning Point

Posted by on 04.02.2018

(86) Misty Copeland’s Clap Back & Ballet’s Chance for a Turning Point

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/p/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/RMApril2-4218-9.49-AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s just Rebecca and Michael this week as they sit down to discuss some of the stories that have been making news recently.  We talk about Misty Copeland’s epic and graceful response to a Twitter troll last week (7:55) and discuss Avichai Scher’s article for the Huffington Post, “The Me Too Moment Is Ballet’s Chance for a Turning Point” (16:15).  We will be going to San Francisco April 20-25th to partner with San Francisco Ballet to bring you...

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